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ZX-GT Smart Laser Micrometer

Omron 3/6/2019

ZX-GT smart laser micrometer

The new ZX-GT smart laser micrometer compliments Omron’s Smart Laser Measurement platform. Accurate and fast on all surfaces.

ZX-GT is able to detect edges, measure diameters of objects and calculate positions precisely on all kind of materials. Based on CCD technology ZX-GT achieves high accuracy and speed under difficult environmental conditions. Transparent objects, reflective surfaces or different positions do not influence the result. The PC Smart Monitor software makes setup and configuration easy.

Features and benefits

• High accuracy: 10 μm.
• Accurate on all surfaces.
• Long sensing distance: < 500 mm.
• Line width up to 28 mm.
• Calculation unit for multiple heads.
• Fast sampling time: 0.5 ms.
• PC software for setup.

New Standards for Dimension Measurement

The usual limitations, such as the 'measurement area being confined to the center' or 'large errors due to positioning', that used to plague laser measuring sensors have now been overcome. Measurements can be consistently taken within a 500 mm area, whatever stage the work is at or whichever way it is inserted. It can now be set to positions without interference from the work feed and without limitations of size of work area.

Accurate to 10-μm by Non-Contact Method

ZX-GT is the only sensor with the ability to measure and locate position to an accuracy of 10 μm without contact. Unlike conventional through-beam laser sensors, the ZX-GT’s unique algorithm has the flexibility to meet a wide variety of applications, including the ability to accurately measure glass and mirror surfaces.

1/7 in Speed Compared With Conventional Products

With Omron's unique TRIO (Triple parallel processing) algorithm, it is possible to take 2000 high-speed samples per second, 7 times greater than previously possible, greatly reducing tact time.

Compact Like a Palm-Top

The controller, a continuation of the ZX series, is the smallest in its class. Combined with its compact sensor head, it is ideal for integration into various equipments.