REVO 5-axis measurement system
A REVO® system delivers high performance scanning, non-contact inspection and surface finish analysis on a single CMM.
Multi-sensor 5-axis measurement system
The REVO system uses synchronised motion and 5-axis measurement technology to minimise the dynamic effects of CMM motion at ultra high measurement speeds.
This is achieved by letting the REVO-2 head do the fast demanding motion while the CMM moves in a linear slow fashion. The use of a flexible tip-sensing probe further adds to the system's accuracy and performance. The removable probe system, used in conjunction with a low cost changer, provides added system flexibility.
Speed, accuracy, agility
As a new installation or an accredited upgrade, the REVO® 5-axis measurement system offers:
- Surface finish measurement and dimensional inspection.
- 15% to 50% cycle time savings.
- Maximised throughput, minimised capital investment.
REVO-2 probe options
The 5-axis measurement technology is embedded in Renishaw's UCC S5 CMM controller which forms the basis of the 5-axis measurement system – 3 machine axes plus the 2 rotary axes of the head. Patented technology within the UCC S5 provides unique motion commands, synchronisation and 5-axis metrology capability.
In order to achieve the high scanning speeds it is essential the 5-axis measurement system has a fully integrated control loop. This is achieved using Renishaw's UCC S5 and SPA3 system.
REVO system change rack
The REVO system change rack is designed to allow automatic probe and stylus holder changing on a CMM. The primary purpose of the system is to improve flexibility with the ability to use and store longer styli and large star stylus configurations.
For optimum metrology, REVO probes and stylus holders should be changed automatically using REVO change ports (RCP TC-2, RCP TC-3 and RCP2) and a flexible change rack (FCR25). These ports are mounted on the modular rack system (MRS2).
Calibration on traditional CMM systems consumes a considerable amount of time that could otherwise be used for part measurement. Using a table mounted sphere, the simple and practical calibration technique for REVO-2 determines the actual head and probe geometry, allowing measurement in any position from a single operation.
Where a CMM is used only for a single or limited number of parts, typically there may be 10 head orientations used. Calibration time for these positions may take around 30 minutes. REVO-2 requires only 20 minutes.
If the CMM is used for multiple parts, typically there may be 40 head orientations, dramatically increasing the time required for calibration to around two hours. Again, REVO-2 requires only 20 minutes.
As the calibration process is repeated on a regular basis, to comply with quality procedures or following a probe crash, these time savings accumulate.
5-axis measurement techniques and applications
Renishaw's 5-axis high-speed, high-accuracy measurement techniques offer a wide range of benefits resulting in significant throughput improvements.
- Case study: Escribano - Measuring with speed and precision
- Case study: ANT Industries - "There is no other option to REVO, nothing else comes close"
- Case study: GE Oil & Gas - “Huge reductions in inspection time and the ability to measure form – REVO® has opened a new frontier”
- Case study: TURBOCAM "high fives" revolutionary five-axis measurement technology
For peace of mind a 3-year warranty is available for your new CMM products during the first 3 months from purchase. Contact your vendor.
- Brochure: High performance 5-axis measurement
- Brochure: Renishaw retrofit – Step by step guide
- Brochure: Renishaw retrofit
- REVO-2 and RSP2 probes
- RVP vision probe for REVO-2
- Flyer: SFP2 surface finish probe
- RSP3-1 to RSP3-4 probes for REVO-2
- Flyer: RSP3-6 extended reach probe
- Brochure: MODUS™ metrology software
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