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Information on the practical use of Werth coordinate measuring machines directly from the user

Werth Messtechnik user reports cover a wide range of industries and measuring tasks and open up the entire spectrum of metrology with optics, probes, computed tomography and multi-sensor systems to the reader.

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Compact CT machine for accredited testing laboratory - Non-destructive analysis of 3D-printed titanium implants / CPM Diagnostics oHG

<p>In addition to dental implants, the CPM Group from Hirschberg also develops and produces 3D-printed spinal implants made of titanium. The accredited testing laboratory CPM Diagnostics, which belongs to the group of companies, tests the structure of the workpieces for this purpose using a compact computed tomography coordinate measuring machine</p>
File size: 1.9 MB
Output: QZ 2021/04
Compact CT machine for accredited testing laboratory - Non-destructive analysis of 3D-printed titanium implants / CPM Diagnostics oHG

For 100 percent safety – Production of brake systems with automated inline measurement / Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG

<p>At the Continental plant in Gifhorn, components for modern brake systems such as the electrohydraulic MK C1 are produced. Its valve block with its complex bore structure requires 100 per cent control. A fully automated measuring cell integrated into the manufacturing process combines coordinate measuring systems with computed tomography (CT) with optical machines to ensure flexible measurement in a manufacturing cycle of less than one minute.</p>
File size: 4.33 MB
Output: QZ 2020/04
For 100 percent safety – Production of brake systems with automated inline measurement / Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG

Complete data sets in record time – CT compact device replaces conventional 3D coordinate metrology / Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG

<p>Computed tomography has made its way into the process workshop at Weidmüller, an industrial connectivity company. The metrology technicians use it to qualify plastic connector components until they are ready for series production, to create first article inspection reports and to monitor measuring strategies of other measuring machines. Compared to conventional methods, the CT machine is many times faster.</p>
File size: 2.58 MB
Output: QE 2019/03
Complete data sets in record time – CT compact device replaces conventional 3D coordinate metrology / Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG

Measuring in minutes – Quality assurance close to production of complicated mould cutting plates / Mauth Werkzeug-Schleiftechnik GmbH

<p>For years, tool manufacturer Mauth had to allow more time for the measurement of complicated mould cutting plates than for their grinding process. With the new 3D coordinate measuring machine Scope Check S from Werth Messtechnik, the ratio has changed. The measuring system close to production makes a significant contribution to increasing productivity.</p>
File size: 3.85 MB
Output: QE 2019/01
Measuring in minutes – Quality assurance close to production of complicated mould cutting plates / Mauth Werkzeug-Schleiftechnik GmbH

Measuring in the submicrometre range – Multi-sensor metrology for precision manufacturing / Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

<p>In precision production at the Rohde &amp; Schwarz plant in Teisnach, assemblies are created that are manufactured with an overall tolerance of a few micrometres. To ensure the required accuracy of the Individual components, multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines with reproducibilities in the nanometre range are used there. Optical, tactile and tactile-optical sensors can be used to solve the demanding measurement tasks.</p>
File size: 2.34 MB
Output: QZ 2018/10
Measuring in the submicrometre range – Multi-sensor metrology for precision manufacturing / Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

For every measuring task the right technology – 3D measuring service with multi-sensor systems and computed tomography / messtronik GmbH

<p>With increasing standardisationand the desire to capture workpieces more and more completely, the demands on measurement service providers are rising. To meet these customer demands, Messtronik now uses several multi-sensor and computed tomography coordinate measuring machines from Werth. This is also used to check the stability of tools.</p>
File size: 2.86 MB
Output: QE 2018/04
For every measuring task the right technology – 3D measuring service with multi-sensor systems and computed tomography / messtronik GmbH

Querdenker / EMIL ARNOLD GmbH & Co. KG

<p>For more than 75 years, Emil Arnold GmbH &amp; Co. KG has stood for the manufacture of high-quality tools. A very important point here is efficient quality control. This is only permissible with a reliable partner with whom individually adapted solutions can be worked out. Emil Arnold relies on its long-standing partnership with Werth Messtechnik. And that pays off – especially when you think outside the box.</p>
File size: 506.3 kB
Output: QE 2018/03
Querdenker / EMIL ARNOLD GmbH & Co. KG

Highly accurate quality assurance – Werth multi-sensor machine in use for e-drive and transmission parts at VW / Volkswagen AG

<p>With the increased emergence of electric mobility, the measurement tasks in the pre-series centre at the VW plant in Kassel have become even more diverse. In order to be able to handle these requirements as efficiently as possible, the metrologists have been using a 3D coordinate measuring machine Video Check DZ HA from Werth.</p>
File size: 8.06 MB
Output: QE 2018/01
Highly accurate quality assurance – Werth multi-sensor machine in use for e-drive and transmission parts at VW / Volkswagen AG

Safety thanks to multi-sensor systems – Quality leadership requires know-how and high-tech equipment / Unimet GmbH

<p>A connector usually contains several punched bent parts that must be manufactured with high precision to ensure proper function. To ensure that the required quality can be proven, documented and ultimately the process optimised, the company Unimet has invested in four Werth multi-sensor measuring machines of the type VideoCheck S, which are used close to production and in the measuring laboratory.</p>
File size: 4.73 MB
Output: QE 2017/01
Safety thanks to multi-sensor systems – Quality leadership requires know-how and high-tech equipment / Unimet GmbH

For the benefit of the patient – Multi-sensor metrology for surgical tools and implants / Gebr. Brasseler GmbH & Co. KG

<p>No other industry is subject to such great regulatory requirements and customer demands as medical technology. In order to meet all quality requirements, Gebr. Brasseler relies on state-of-the-art metrology that is integrated into the company's digital process chain on the software side. By networking with CAD, CAM and CAQ, the medical technology specialists manage to deliver the highest quality and still be fast to market.</p>
File size: 2.63 MB
Output: QZ 2017/01
For the benefit of the patient – Multi-sensor metrology for surgical tools and implants / Gebr. Brasseler GmbH & Co. KG

Safety thanks to multi-sensor systems – Unimet uses multi-sensor measuring machines Videocheck S for checking punched bent parts / Unimet Group

<p>A connector usually contains several punched bent parts that must be manufactured with high precision. In order to verify and document the required quality and ultimately optimise the process, Unimet has invested in four Werth multi-sensor measuring machines of the type Videocheck S, which are used close to production and in the measuring laboratory.</p>
File size: 4.73 MB
Output: QE 2017/01
Safety thanks to multi-sensor systems – Unimet uses multi-sensor measuring machines Videocheck S for checking punched bent parts / Unimet Group

Measuring with precision and insight – Multi-sensor systems monitor quality in Production / Julius Blum GmbH

<p>In quality assurance, different measuring machine concepts are used according to the measuring task: extremely fast machines are required for production monitoring and highly accurate multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines are needed for workpieces with tight tolerances. For first article inspection, on the other hand, computed tomography scores with its complete capture of the workpiece.</p>
File size: 2.01 MB
Measuring with precision and insight – Multi-sensor systems monitor quality in Production / Julius Blum GmbH

Flexible measurement – reliable production – multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines in production monitoring / ZF Friedrichshafen AG

<p>Until the 8-speed automatic transmission went into series production in 2009, an automotive supplier used multi-point measuring technology to monitor important sizes on the output shaft close to production. Today, 15 flexibly usable multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines safeguard the machining processes on the gearbox components. The measured data are automatically fed into a statistical process control system.</p>
File size: 1.97 MB
Output: QZ 2016/05
Flexible measurement – reliable production – multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines in production monitoring / ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Cross-border network in micro-measurement technology – Consistently accurate to the micrometre / Karnasch Professional Tools GmbH

<p>To be able to reliably produce a diamond-coated micromill with a 0.1 mm diameter, you need experienced employees, precision grinding machines – and special metrology. At Karnasch Professional Tools, CNC measuring machines such as the Nano Matic from WerthMesstechnik are indispensable if you want to maintain shape tolerances in the μm range in series production.</p>
File size: 3.69 MB
Output: QE 2016/01
Cross-border network in micro-measurement technology – Consistently accurate to the micrometre / Karnasch Professional Tools GmbH

Faster to market – Coordinate metrology with CT accelerates the development process / TE Connectivity

<p>High quality and short development times– these requirements are characteristic of the automotive industry. TE Connectivity's automotive competence centre has been using Werth coordinate metrology with computed tomography for two years and has been able to significantly shorten development times.</p>
File size: 619.37 kB
Output: QE 2015/09
Faster to market – Coordinate metrology with CT accelerates the development process / TE Connectivity

Metrology for the future – Multi-sensor systems create the basis for zero-defect production / ERNI Production GmbH

<p>Electronic components such as connectors are becoming ever smaller and therefore pose ever greater challenges to production. ERNI Electronics safeguards manufacturing processes with 3D CNC multi-sensor measuring machines, one of which is capable of X-ray computed tomography. The modern metrology enables rapid process validation.</p>
File size: 2.01 MB
Output: QZ 2015/05
Metrology for the future – Multi-sensor systems create the basis for zero-defect production / ERNI Production GmbH

Measurement at the limit: You can't get any smaller – Coordinate measuring machine – Tool measurement – Multisensor systems / Zecha GmbH

<p>The production of micro tools requires special metrology. Where the eye can no longer recognise the geometries, high-end measuring machines are required both for visual control and for fully automatic production monitoring.</p>
File size: 1.9 MB
Output: QZ 2015/04
Measurement at the limit: You can't get any smaller – Coordinate measuring machine – Tool measurement – Multisensor systems / Zecha GmbH

When other measuring methods fail / Maxon Motor AG

<p>How can the quality of the smallest planetary gears for micro drive systems be assured? This is made possible by the combination of a multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine, a FASERTASTER and special software – which enables highly accurate measurements to be made in accordance with standards even in the tooth flanks in scanning mode.</p>
File size: 652.75 kB
Output: Mikroproduktion 2015/02
When other measuring methods fail / Maxon Motor AG

Network of measuring machines / Schnyder SA

<p>Schnyder SA, a specialist in gear cutting tools, has invested in several highly accurate multi-sensor measuring machines from Werth. The networked measuring systems increase productivity and the efficiency of quality assurance.</p>
File size: 5.33 MB
Output: Sonderdruck 2014
Network of measuring machines / Schnyder SA

When optical sensors work hand in hand – Multi-sensor systems in quality assurance at Kleiner Stanztechnik / Kleiner GmbH

<p>Kleiner Stanztechnik plans and manufactures the tools required for the production of its precision punched parts in-house. This makes a decisive contribution to the quality of the components produced. The highly accurate multi-sensor measuring device Werth Video Check HA provides – precise measurement results of the three-dimensional shape of the tools and components using different optical sensors adapted to the measuring task.</p>
File size: 1.31 MB
Output: Sonderdruck 2014
When optical sensors work hand in hand – Multi-sensor systems in quality assurance at Kleiner Stanztechnik / Kleiner GmbH

Good connection – Creating universal metrology standard with CMM / Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG

<p>The connection technology specialist Weidmüller, Detmold, wants to move away from manual to automated operator self-inspection. For geometric measuring tasks and analyses, the company has therefore recently developed a standard based on a 3D multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine from Werth Messtechnik, Giessen. This ensures precise, reproducible measurement results throughout, from the laboratory to series production.</p>
File size: 1.89 MB
Output: QZ 2014/05
Good connection – Creating universal metrology standard with CMM / Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG

High-precision solid carbide tools / Wolf Group

<p>Cutting and special tools made of solid carbide often have to be manufactured reliably with tolerances in the micrometre range. The Wolf Group relies on Werth's multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines for the reverification test of these highly accurate tools.</p>
File size: 303.49 kB
Output: maschine+werkzeug 2014/04
High-precision solid carbide tools / Wolf Group

Flying high with precision – Optimising wire processing with multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines / Thales Electronic Systems GmbH

<p>Highest quality and reliability are essential for Thales Electronic Systems in the production of travelling wave tubes for satellite signal amplification. 3D multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines from Werth Messtechnik are used in the production of the core components, the helix-shaped wire spirals: they reliably detect the slightest tolerance deviations.</p>
File size: 132.3 kB
Output: QE 2014/01
Flying high with precision – Optimising wire processing with multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines / Thales Electronic Systems GmbH

No fear of complicated geometries – Multi-sensor measuring machine: Precisely measuring fine ceramic parts with optics and styluses / SPT Roth AG

<p>SPT Roth manufactures tiny ceramic parts where quality plays a special role. For this purpose, process and final inspection are entrusted to a measuring machine from Werth, which, with multi-sensor systems, can cope with almost any measuring task.</p>
File size: 79.82 kB
Output: medizin&technik 2013/04
No fear of complicated geometries – Multi-sensor measuring machine: Precisely measuring fine ceramic parts with optics and styluses / SPT Roth AG

In one set-up – multi-sensor measuring machine for validated in-process measurement / Stryker Osteosythesis

<p>In medical technology, both production and measurement and inspection processes must be validated. Stryker Osteosynthesis in Selzach/Switzerland, therefore uses a 3D coordinate measuring machine from Werth Messtechnik, Giessen, for in-process measurement of highly accurate screws and inserts. This passed every test and now ensures objective measurements of the components.</p>
File size: 1.89 MB
Output: QZ 2013/02
In one set-up – multi-sensor measuring machine for validated in-process measurement / Stryker Osteosythesis

Step into the future – Computed tomography (CT) opens up new spectrum in 3D metrology / Hettich Holding GmbH & Co. oHG

<p>Furniture fittings manufacturer Hettichhas added a Tomoscope HV Compact computer tomograph from Werth Messtechnik to its fleet of measuring equipment. The company is thus expanding its three-dimensional measuring capabilities and speeding up numerous measuring tasks. This benefits component quality.</p>
File size: 165.52 kB
Output: QZ 2013/01
Step into the future – Computed tomography (CT) opens up new spectrum in 3D metrology / Hettich Holding GmbH & Co. oHG

Three-dimensional into the future – computed tomography (CT) complements coordinate measuring machines / Harting KGaA

<p>A multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine combined with the process of computed tomography enables the non-contact analysis of components to the micrometre. Target/actual comparisons between CAD and tomographically determined data allow problem areas on the component to be identified without having to create special measurement points. All deviations are colour-coded and can be recognised quickly.</p>
File size: 330.85 kB
Output: Plastverarbeiter 2012/10
Three-dimensional into the future – computed tomography (CT) complements coordinate measuring machines / Harting KGaA

Precise measurement results for Research and Development – Coordinate measuring machine determines geometry and layer thickness of micro-structures / Roche Diagnostics GmbH

<p>Costly individual measurements on its diagnostic devices were increasingly putting a manufacturer in a time and resource crunch. Now, the technology development involves a multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine equipped with an image processing sensor and a confocal sensor. The machine determines the geometry and layer thicknesses of microstructure functional patterns, partly already during the manufacturing process.</p>
File size: 1.35 MB
Output: QZ 2012/05
Precise measurement results for Research and Development – Coordinate measuring machine determines geometry and layer thickness of micro-structures / Roche Diagnostics GmbH

Measuring to the µ with optics and styluses – Multi-sensor measuring machine tests micro-parts made of fine ceramics / SPT Roth AG

<p>SPT – Small Precision Tools – the name of the company says it all: they mainly offer tiny parts made of ceramics, where quality plays a special role. That is why they decided to entrust process and final inspection to a Werth VideoCheck measuring machine, which with its multi-sensor systems can cope with almost any measuring task.</p>
File size: 127.58 kB
Output: QE 2012/02
Measuring to the µ with optics and styluses – Multi-sensor measuring machine tests micro-parts made of fine ceramics / SPT Roth AG

Measuring what is hardly measurable – Multisensor coordinate measuring machine determines layer thickness of wafers / Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik

<p>The wafers for diode lasers and high-frequency amplifiers manufactured at the Ferdinand Braun Institute in Berlin have to be lapped to a precisely defined layer thickness. The staff in the clean room monitor this process with a multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine from Werth Messtechnik, Giessen. The machine is fed with a chromatic sensor that determines the required measured values precisely and without contact.</p>
File size: 0.99 MB
Output: QZ 2011/05
Measuring what is hardly measurable – Multisensor coordinate measuring machine determines layer thickness of wafers / Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik

Life-saving precision – multi-sensor systems ensure reliable measurements on stents and other implants / ADMEDES Schüssler GmbH

<p>Highest quality and precision play an important role at Admedes Schüssler GmbH. The manufacturer of medical implants must ensure that only one hundred percent correct products leave its premises. In the final inspection, Admedes relies on various measuring machines from Werth Messtechnik. They work flexibly and with such high accuracy that the user can measure significantly finer tolerances in a reliable manner than was previously possible.</p>
File size: 608.13 kB
Output: QE 2011/03
Life-saving precision – multi-sensor systems ensure reliable measurements on stents and other implants / ADMEDES Schüssler GmbH

Coordinate metrology: control without detours / Stuckenbrock Medizintechnik GmbH

<p>Complex geometries on prostheses or implants can only be captured to a limited extent with conventional measuring equipment. Three different sensors on the 3D CNC multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine from Werth Messtechnik enable Stuckenbrock Medizintechnik to check all features in a single set-up.</p>
File size: 203.38 kB
Output: fertigung 2010/10
Coordinate metrology: control without detours / Stuckenbrock Medizintechnik GmbH

Manufacturing special tools with the highest precision / Wolf Group

<p>To make today's series machining even more economical, many companies use special tools made of solid carbide (solid carbide) that are specially adapted to the production process, such as step drills, reamers or special milling cutters. With these tools, even tolerances in the µ Department can be permanently produced and reliably maintained. In order to be able to produce these highly accurate tools reproducibly, appropriate metrology is necessary. For this purpose, Wolf relies on coordinate measuring machines with multi-sensor technology from Werth.</p>
File size: 3.36 MB
Output: Werkzeug Technik 2010/10
Manufacturing special tools with the highest precision / Wolf Group

Just one more correction loop – With comptertomography to the optimal injection mould / Vema Werkzeug- und Formenbau GmbH / Vema Technische Kunststoffteile GmbH

<p>With the aid of computed tomography, it is now possible to measure initial components accurately and meaningfully. This means that necessary corrections can be transferred to the injection mould in just one step.</p>
File size: 806.42 kB
Output: Form+Werkzeug 2010/05
Just one more correction loop – With comptertomography to the optimal injection mould / Vema Werkzeug- und Formenbau GmbH / Vema Technische Kunststoffteile GmbH

Without reclamping – Multisensor coordinate measuring machine measures complex implant geometries / Stuckenbrock Medizintechnik GmbH

<p>The complex geometries of prostheses, implants and special medical screws can only be captured to a limited extent using conventional measuring equipment. Werth Messtechnik, Giessen, aims to meet these requirements with the 3D CNC mutisensor coordinate measuring machine. The three different sensors make it possible to check all features in one set-up.</p>
File size: 1.08 MB
Output: QZ 2009/08
Without reclamping – Multisensor coordinate measuring machine measures complex implant geometries / Stuckenbrock Medizintechnik GmbH

Faster measuring – computed tomography for measuring components / Julius Blum GmbH

<p>The initial sample inspection report decides whether a tool can be released for production. At a hardware manufacturer, this comprehensive component assessment usually took several days through the use of conventional 3D metrology. With the help of computed tomography, the company was able to reduce the time required to just a few hours.</p>
File size: 2.46 MB
Output: Plastverarbeiter 2009/08
Faster measuring – computed tomography for measuring components / Julius Blum GmbH

Focus on precision / Wolf Group

<p>In order to shape series machining even more economically, many companies use solid carbide special tools specially adapted to the production process. With these tools, even tolerances in the µm Department can be reliably maintained. In order to be able to manufacture these tools reproducibly, Wolf relies on coordinate measuring machines from Werth.</p>
File size: 8.2 MB
Output: Fertigung 2009/07
Focus on precision / Wolf Group

View in several orientations – Multisensor coordinate measuring machine allows two measurements in one set-up / Balda Medical GmbH & Co. KG

<p>Measuring injection moulded components from the top and the side in one set-up was previously not possible for the medical technology manufacturer Balda Medical, Bad Oeynhausen. This task is now solved by multi-sensor measuring machines from Werth Messtechnik, Giessen, with optical, tactile and laser sensor systems. A special optical sensor head that can be adapted to swivel/tilt heads enables the optics to measure optically from several viewing directions.</p>
File size: 1.04 MB
Output: QZ 2009/05
View in several orientations – Multisensor coordinate measuring machine allows two measurements in one set-up / Balda Medical GmbH & Co. KG

Measure and save – The right technology for long profile measurement brings aerospace suppliers many benefits / PFW Aerospace AG

<p>Speyer-based PFW Aerospace AG specialises in piping, cargo loading systems and structural components for the aerospace industry. In order to be able to measure parts up to almost ten metres long accurately and economically, those responsible for quality invested in a Werth ScopeCheck MB. This 3D CNC multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine from Werth Messtechnik, Giessen, is equipped with a flexible fixture system and ensures exact, traceable measured data with short set-up times.</p>
File size: 290.38 kB
Output: QE 2009/04
Measure and save – The right technology for long profile measurement brings aerospace suppliers many benefits / PFW Aerospace AG

Computed tomography as a metrology turbo / Horst Scholz GmbH + Co. KG

<p>In the quality assurance of micro injection moulded parts, the Kronach-based company Horst Scholz relies on a multi-sensor CMM with computed tomography. Not only can the measuring times be significantly reduced in the first article inspection, the procedure also provides important conclusions about the injection moulding process.</p>
File size: 0.97 MB
Output: Mikroproduktion 2008/05
Computed tomography as a metrology turbo / Horst Scholz GmbH + Co. KG

Measuring costs halved, throughput increased – Production-integrated measuring stations for operator self-inspection in prefabrication for pull-outs / Paul Hettich GmbH & Co. KG

<p>The assurance of high-quality products is inconceivable without appropriate metrology even in the prefabrication stage. In many companies, measurement at the workplace still primarily means manual measurement with calipers, micrometers or dial gauges. A qualified worker knows how to use them, and the measurement results are usually easy to deal with – but the results depend on the worker and therefore leave undesirable and undocumentable room for interpretation.</p>
File size: 7.03 MB
Output: QE 2008/04
Measuring costs halved, throughput increased – Production-integrated measuring stations for operator self-inspection in prefabrication for pull-outs / Paul Hettich GmbH & Co. KG

Sustainably improve quality – Production-integrated measuring stations in bevel wheel production / Daimler AG

<p>At the Untertürkheim plant (Mettingen plant section) of DaimlerChrysler AG, more than 3000 wheel sets for Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler vehicles are manufactured every day. By using multi-sensor systems, together with equipment technology adapted to the measuring tasks, a considerable improvement in quality assurance in bevel gear production was achieved.</p>
File size: 2.14 MB
Output: QE 2007/06
Sustainably improve quality – Production-integrated measuring stations in bevel wheel production / Daimler AG

3D measuring service with multi-sensor systems and computed tomography

File size: 786.24 kB
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