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The new Optoquick is well-suited for measuring transmission shafts where spline and gear features, such as OBR, ODB, pitch run-out, etc., need to be measured together with traditional measurement of the solid bearing portions. It combines a touch measuring sensor with non-contact optical scanning to provide rapid and accurate measurements while…
The speed and precision of the OptoFlash enables 100+ static measurements on parts up to 60mm in length and 20 mm in diameter within two seconds at U95 = 1 µm + D/200 (D in mm) with the ability to switch from one-part type to another with just one click (flexible gauge). It captures images of the component over the 360° degrees, automatically…
Merlin Plus software offers multiple measurement and statistical displays with numeric and graphic layout, trend limits, data traceability, batch management, part counters, and data storage; exporting in CSV or Q-DAS format. It can handle up to 250 different measurements, 1,000 different part programs and offers connection to several type of…
Derived from the Marposs BLÚ single cable machine networking system, BLÚ LT provides the networkability of BLÚ, but at a more reasonable price point for less complex machine tool requirements.  This completes the company’s range of offerings for every type of installation, from the P1dME measuring system for the simplest grinding applications…
The new user-friendly software is designed with an intuitive interface that allows anyone to use and configure new measurements on an Optoquick or Optoflash system, helping build even more efficiency into the process. All measurements are archived for retrieval by the smart search function.
The GEMVM system measures acceleration in up to three axes (depending upon sensor type) with a measuring frequency of up to 5.6kHz and a sampling rate of 25kHz. It has eight definable and selectable operating modes with five freely activatable static alarms. Any events that violate the predefined hard stop limits are logged in the event memory…
The Minimicromar3 is designed for measuring external diameters, positioning and length for both smooth and interrupted surfaces.  It can measure workpieces from 25mm to 42.5mm with a measuring range of ±100 µm and a repeatability of ≤0.1 µm.  It is designed with a high degree of protection against coolant and abrasive substances.  Its low thermal…
AxiCheck helps increase production capacity by quickly and accurately inspecting the state of health of the machine, allowing users to identify and correct errors that may impact the workpiece, as well as planning maintenance operations in advance. This reduces the number of reject parts, particularly when dealing with single batches of expensive…
Marposs has announced the availability of its Aeroel MecLab.X laser micrometer systems, providing ultrahigh accuracy diameter measurements for components such as electric motor shafts, gage or piston pins, hydraulic components or any number of ground or turned parts. The benchtop Meclab.X systems require no PC, making them highly suitable for the…
Marposs has announced its new Artis GEMDS system, which uses data from a noncontact eddy current sensor to provide real-time monitoring of spindle elongation on machine tools due to temperature changes or other causes of displacement. By detecting spindle anomalies in real-time, shops can prevent damage to the machine and avoid out of tolerance…
Marposs introduces the CNC Probing Recorder software package — an automatic measurement, report and process control acquisition system for statistically analyzing measurement results using Marposs’ optical and radio touch probes. The software is designed to analyze production processes, allowing prompt, corrective actions to be taken to prevent…
Marposs Corp. has announced the availability of its E9066E 15.6-in. wide-screen industrial computer for data collection, measurement, industrial control and production/factory automation. Running on a 64-bit industry-grade quad-core processor the E9066E guarantees excellent throughput for complex calculations and graphical applications without…
Marposs introduces Mida Hyper Probing — a software compatible with Marposs probes that calculates the best cycle time for machines simply by users entering repeatability range and workpiece positioning tolerance. This software can achieve an 80% reduction in cycle time, ensuring fast and precise probing.
Marposs has announced the availability of its new data management software — C-THRU4.0, designed to collect and process data from multiple machine tools equipped with Artis machine monitoring systems via a central hub. This information can be accessed remotely, via an iPad, computer or laptop as well as offering the ability to integrate with MES…
Marposs has announced its M62 Scan, a universal gear inspection system that performs a quick and efficient inspection of cylindrical gear tooth profiles in a production environment. The M62 Scan helps to relieve the workload of gear lab machines by enabling an interim check directly on the shop floor. The compact robust system can reach speeds of…
Marposs offers the Genior Modular VM-03 intelligent, module-based system for machine monitoring of a wide range of functions. The VM-03 provides predictive maintenance via vibration, gravity and temperature monitoring, condition monitoring, dynamic collision and crash detection and simple process monitoring. It can easily be integrated into…
Marposs Corp. has announced the availability of its Genior Modular GEMCMS-02 single-channel, compact machine monitoring system for collision monitoring and crash damage mitigation in machine tools. The GEMCMS-02 can be used as a stand-alone system or in combination with other Genior Modular solutions, achieving both collision detection and process…
Marposs offers the Grindline laser measuring system for on-line gauging of parts produced by centerless grinding machines such as pins, shock rods, steering racks or other parts needing a single- or multiple-diameter check. These systems prevent machining of out-of-tolerance pieces to reduce scrap, save time and help companies achieve zero-defect…
Marposs has announced its Brankamp X5 in-process, real-time monitoring systems for cold and hot forming, thread rolling and stamping operations. Building upon the capabilities of its X1 and X3 models, the X5 units feature a large 12-inch touch screen, as well as Tool Memory that stores data that can be used to quickly achieve precise machine setup…
Marposs announces the availability of Confocal, a noncontact measuring system that enables very fast, high resolution distance and thickness gauging of almost any surface including solid, transparent and polished mirror surfaces such as glass, plastic or silicon wafers. Featuring a 4mm optical sensor within the measuring probe, the accuracy is…
Marposs has introduced its new Duo premium compact electronic display unit. Similar in size to a smartphone, Duo is extremely small and powerful, featuring a 4.3’’ touch screen unit for display and storage of measuring data acquired through one or two sensors. Designed in response to customer needs, it is a “something in-between” display unit that…
Marposs Corp. has introduced its new M62 Flex manual bench gage system. Created for the production environment, this gage provides the flexibility to measure gears with different diameters without mechanical retooling. Utilizing a universal reference “Vee” on a 30-degree angle eliminates the need of using an ID centering post (or nosepiece) to…
Marposs Corp.'s new P3dME electronic gage amplifier is for post-process monitoring of smooth and grooved parts. This device, in conjunction with Marposs measuring heads, is a flexible, practical and reliable solution for checking parts immediately after they have been machined.
Marposs offers its semiautomatic line of helium technology nondestructive leak testing machines. These machines help identify the presence of a leak in wide range of industries and components, such as HVAC hoses, valves or condensers; LPG and fuel tanks and rails; blood filters; and food packaging to name a few.
Marposs has announced the availability of its new Super-Meclab+.T40 high accuracy bench top laser micrometer systems for off-line diameter measuring of fluted parts such as cutting tools, drill bits, endmills, small gears and toothed pulleys.
Marposs offers the new TTV (Total Thermal Vision) Die Temperature Monitoring solution for light alloys. This infrared vision system provides real-time measuring of the die surface temperature, allowing casters to quickly adjust and optimize the spraying process to mitigate issues that can occur when the die temperature is out of control.
Marposs has expanded its TS line of contact tool setters with the addition of the VOTS 90° optical probe for use on vertical machining centers. Due to its horizontal design, the VOTS 90° can be installed on the machine table outside the working area. This saves machining space without compromising on tool inspection.
Marposs has announced the availability of its new WRSP60 high-accuracy scanning probes for checking part profiles directly on machining centers and milling machines in real time. Parts can be checked for defects without being transferred to a measurement lab, eliminating the need to reload and reposition the part for any necessary reworking,…
Marposs Corp. has announced its Ready2Probe software application to assist CNC users when programming cycles for measuring and checking components and tools using Mida spindle probes, lasers, TBD (Tool Breakage Detector) and VTS (Visual Tool Setter). Using simple-to-understand icons and menus, Ready2Probe assists users in commands and codes to…
Marposs has announced the availability of its Mida Laser 75P Hybrid tool setter that combines a noncontact laser and touch probe in one system. While the laser enables measurement and checks on high-speed rotating tools, the laterally mounted touch probe monitors nonrotating, lathe tools.
Marposs Corp. has expanded its MIDA VTS visual tool setter family with the addition of the VTS WF45 and WF85 wide field versions suited for noncontact measuring and verifying “double-sided”, large-diameter tools. Relying upon LED technology, the wide field versions can perform both profile and surface integrity inspection of the entire tool front…
Marposs Corp. has announced the availability of its new Brankamp CMS-02 stand-alone system for collision monitoring and crash damage mitigation in machine tools. The system employs a ceramic strain sensor to detect irregularities in the production process by measuring elastic deformation in the range of 0.1 microns, and both slow and dynamically…
The Optoquick high-precision gage from Marposs Corp. measures parts up to 1,200mm (47.244") long. Optoquick sits directly beside machine tools to reduce wasted motion and increase productivity.
Marposs has enhanced its gauging solutions for grinding machines with new electrical gage actuators. As compared to former hydraulic and pneumatic solutions, this electro-mechanical system provides better control of the process, as well as significantly reducing maintenance time and costs.
Marposs Corp. has introduced an updated version of its Merlin Plus embedded gauge computer, now with six USB and two ethernet ports enabling connectivity to multiple data collection devices and the ability to measure up to 250 characteristics. Additionally, the new version features a wider (12”) true flat LCD screen capable of customized page…
Marposs has announced the availability of its P1dWB, an entry-level grinding wheel balancing and process monitoring system. This new system is intended to replace Marposs’ electronic systems E78 and E82.
Marposs offers the Genior Modular from Artis Systems, a fully automatic process monitoring and control solution for machine tools. Genior Modular can monitor up to 10 simultaneous machining processes, including tool wear, tool breakage and missing tools; providing tool and machine protection; and for adaptive control of machining processes. The…
Optoflash is the newest and fastest addition to the Marposs' optical measuring line and can measure small-size shafts, fasteners and dental implants. Its robust external structure allows the Optoflash to perform static and dynamic measurements in the production environment with the same quality as it does in the lab, according to the company.
Marposs has announced the availability of its new standalone ARTIS VM-02, featuring a MEMS or 3-axis piezoelectric monitoring sensor that measures in-process machine tool acceleration values (g), helping to minimize damages after a dynamic crash. Part of the Genior Modular machine monitoring system family, the VM-02 is a low-cost, upgradeable…
Marposs offers its high-accuracy Mida Diamond touch probes, which feature piezo-electric technology and are designed for 5-axis machining centers and milling machines. These probes, available in optical or radio transmission styles, provide enhanced measurement performance on 3D surfaces with repeatability within 0.25 µm and are well-suited to…
Marposs has announced the availability of its Marposs/Dittel M7002/MA7002 next-generation, dual-plane balancing systems for high precision grinding machines. Relying upon a new deterministic balancing algorithm and specially designed balancing head, these new units deliver an improved balancing process with significant cycle time reduction,…
Marposs has announced the availability of its new WRP60P and WRP45P high-accuracy touch probes with multichannel radio transmission. The se probes are for high-accuracy 5-axis machining centers and milling machines, which address high precision industries such as die and mold, aerospace, aeronautics and biomedical.
Marposs offers its new BLÚ distributed control network for machine tools. The BLÚ system represents a new approach to the concept of a localized network on a machine tool.
Marposs Corp.’s Brankamp CMS system for collision monitoring is designed to reduce or even eliminate machine collisions that generally lead to high repair costs and long downtimes. The Brankamp CMS system detects dynamically increasing forces with damage potential within milliseconds and sends a stop signal to the machine drives.
The new Mida VOTS wireless, multichannel optical tool setter from Marposs features an innovative modulated transmission technology to ensure high immunity to interference, a large operating range and a wide transmission angle, making it ideal for use on large 3- and 5-axis milling machines and machining centers. It is part of the company’s VOS…
Marposs Corp. offers its new iWave(2) wireless manual gage. The innovative iWave(2) gage features a durable, ergonomically designed handle with rechargeable Li-ion battery that incorporates a computer with a 1.8" TFT color screen for displaying the measurement value in the operator's hand.
Marposs Corp. has introduced its new generation Artis CTM V6 tool, machine and process monitoring system.
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Marposs Monitoring Solutions can monitor both machines and machine processes by detecting machine conditions and mitigating crashes while providing vital data on the condition of machine components, supporting predictive and preventive maintenance.
Marposs WRSP60 scanning probe with radio data transmission performs profile and surface contact scans on newly worked parts as well as measurements for run out, roundness and concentricity evaluation directly inside the machine.
Marposs provides a full range of top-quality, innovative solutions for real-time tool and process monitoring and detection of machine conditions to improve machine efficiency, deliver higher quality and reduce costs.
Marposs’ WRSP60 scanning probe with radio transmission enables complex measurements quickly and directly in the machine environment, helping increase quality and productivity, while providing opportunity for real-time monitoring of production processes. 

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Metrology specialist Marposs Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., appointed Francisco Flores aerospace market development manager, a new position at Marposs.
Marposs Corp., Auburn Hills, Michigan, a leader in measurement and process monitoring technologies, acquired Aeroel SRL, Pradamano, Italy, a designer and manufacturer of high-accuracy laser micrometers and laser gages for noncontact diameter measurement and control.
Marposs, a world leader in measurement, inspection and test technologies, has announced the acquisition of STIL S.A.S., a French company based in Aix-en-Provence and a world leader in the research, development, production and sales of optical measurement instruments based on chromatic confocal aberration and chromatic white light interferometry.
Marposs Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., strategically placed its new technical center in Silicon Valley, a hub of innovation and technology.
Auburn Hills, Michigan, Oct. 8, 2018 – Marposs, a specialist in measurement and process monitoring technologies, has announced the acquisition of Blulink (Reggio Emilia, Italy), a company specializing in quality control and process management software development.
Marposs, a supplier of measurement, inspection and test technologies, has launched a real-time remote testing and acceptance service.
Marposs, Auburn Hills, Mich., in March appointed Philipp Janssen as product manager for its forming and stamping monitoring solutions, which were acquired through the Brankamp GmbH acquisition in 2012. Janssen will be responsible for the development of product strategies for Marposs’ process monitoring solutions for cold forming and metal forming…
Marposs Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., a manufacturer of measurement and process monitoring technologies, acquired BPMA, Le Pin, France, a specialist in the design and manufacture of jet engine tooling and mechanical equipment for the aerospace industry.
Auburn Hills, Michigan, Nov. 28, 2018 – Marposs, a specialist in measurement and process monitoring technologies, has announced the acquisition of Elettrosystem s.r.l. based in Scurzolengo (AT) Italy, specializing in automation, assembly and industrial testing.
A tool and process monitoring system from Marposs is part of a project that was named a 2020 Henry Ford Technology Award (HFTA) winning program.