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Leussink expands refurbishment capabilities with new metrology measuring tool

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Australian engineering design and refurbishment specialist Leussink Engineering has added the Faro laser tracker to its technology capabilities.

Sourced from the USA, the Faro laser tracker is a high accuracy metrology measuring tool that enables Leussink engineers to measure data points accurately to 2µ over large distances.

Leussink has already employed the tool at an important project as part of the company’s technical alliance with German company Corts (Corts-Leussink alliance). Faro laser tracker was used at a BlueScope hot strip mill where it took measurements and helped to report on the customer’s facility, the actual size of the component that was due for refurbishment, and what aspects of this part needed repair to original condition.

The new tool also includes the Faro articulated arm connected to encoders to allow it to perform in larger areas. Using the two devices at once allows measurement of the front and back of the equipment simultaneously.

Key capabilities of the Faro laser tracker ION:

  • Accurately performs measurements within refurbishment applications in heavy industry
  • Operates in real time
  • Effectively measures alignment, providing proper trending and distortions
  • Helps compare complex geometry, surfaces and feature positions to nominal data without any need to relocate the part to a fixed inspection tool
  • Performs full volumetric accuracy tests and verifies dimensional integrity and repeatability

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