FARO® Laser Tracker X & Xi

FARO® Laser Tracker X & Xi

FARO® Laser Tracker X & Xi

The FARO Laser Tracker X and Xi model is a portable, contact measurement system that uses laser technology to accurately measure large parts and machinery across a wide range of industrial applications. It has a 70m (230ft) diameter range, achieves 0.011mm (0.0004”) 3D single-point accuracy, and is rugged enough for the shopfloor environment. The system measures 3D coordinates with its laser by following a mirrored spherical probe. High-accuracy, angular encoders — along with XtremeADM (absolute distance measurement) — reports the 3D position of the probe in real-time.

Overview

Most Common Applications

Faro Laser x Industry Applications

  • Aerospace: Inspection, tool building & certification, automated assembly systems
  • Automotive: Tool certification and repeatability, reverse engineering
  • Tool & die: Master moulds, tool setup, composite tooling
  • Heavy equipment: In-process/large part inspection, installation and alignment

Faro Laser Tracker X - features legend

  • XtremeADM®
    Acquires the beam instantly with fast, high accuracy absolute distance measurement (ADM).
  • SelfComp
    Automatically compensates to quickly ensure high accuracy
  • Full Featured Standard Equipment
    Integrated precision level and weather station. 
  • Smart Warm-Up
    Newly expanded operating temperature, along with active thermal compensation make it ready for all environments.
  • Versatile Mounting Options
    Mounts vertically, horizontally or upside down, providing versatility in tight or congested shop areas.
  • Spherically Mounted Retroreflectors
    Certified precision probes.

Features

  • 70m (230ft) range
  • Up to 0.011mm (0.0004”) accuracy
  • XtremeADM instant beam acquisition
  • Instant-on laser
  • Automated compensation

Typical Point-to-Point Accuracy**

Horizontal Scale Bar Measurement

Range (m) (mm)
2 0.032
5 0.046
10 0.068
20 0.110
30  0.153
35 0.174
Horizontal Bar Measurement

In-Line Distance Measurement

Length (m) (mm)
2-5 0.011
2-10 0.013
2-20 0.017
2-25 0.021
2-35 0.023
Distance Bar Measurement

System Specifications

  • Head size: 280x554mm (11x21.8in)
  • Head weight: 20kg (44lbs)
  • Controller size: 160x180x280mm (6x7x11in) Controller weight: 5kg (12lbs)

Range

  • Horizontal envelope: ±270°
  • Vertical envelope: +75° to -50°
  • Minimum working range: 0m
  • Maximum working range: 70m (230ft) diameter

Environmental

  • Altitude: -700 to 2450m
  • Humidity: 0 to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating temperature: -15°C to 50°C (5°F to 122°F)

Distance Measurement Performance **

  • Resolution: 0.5μm
  • Sample rate: 10,000 samples/sec
  • Accuracy: 10μm+0.4μm/m
  • R0 Parameter: 10μm

Angle Measurement Performance **

  • Angular accuracy: 18μm+3μm/m
  • Maximum angular velocity: 180°/sec
  • Optional precision level accuracy: ±2 arcseconds

Laser Emission *

  • 633-635nm Laser, 1 milliwatt max/cw.
  • Class II Laser Product

* Product complies with radiation performance standards under the food, drug and cosmetics act and internal standard IEC 60825-1 2001-08.
** Typical accuracy shown is half the maximum permissible error (MPE) and variation in air temperature is not included. MPE and all accuracy specifications are calculated per ASME B89.4.19 Standard. Specifications, descriptions, and technical data may be subject to change.

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