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CARTO add-ons

Compensate

Semi-automatic error correction in native machine tool language

Compensate allows you to minimise scrap and save costs through:

  • easy geometric error correction,
  • improved positioning performance,
  • reduced downtime editing compensation tables.
Compensate pitch error correction


Compensate volumetric error correction

Pitch compensation

Provides easy updates of linear and straightness compensation tables.

Compatible hardware

  • XL-80 laser interferometer
  • XM-60 or XM-600 multi-axis calibrator

Supported control types

  • Siemens 840D Solution Line
  • Heidenhain TNC 640

Volumetric compensation

Provides easy updates of compensation tables for linear, angular, straightness, roll and squareness (21 degrees of freedom).

Compatible hardware

  • XM-60 or XM-600 multi-axis calibrator (linear axis errors)
  • QC20-W ballbar or XK10 alignment laser (squareness errors between axes)

Supported control type

  • Siemens 840D Solution Line (requires Siemens VCS option A3, A5 or A5 plus)