Starrett Introduces Large Field of View Multi-Sensor Vision System


New AVR-FOV 0.14X Provides Accuracy, Efficiency on Wide Range of Parts

ATHOL, MA  U.S.A.
(February 1, 2021)The L.S. Starrett Company, a global manufacturer of precision hand tools and gages, metrology systems and more, has enhanced its AVR300 Multi-Sensor Vision System with a 0.14 magnification lens featuring the largest field of view to date for Starrett on the AVR Series at 2.36″ x 1.90″ (60 mm x 48 mm). For greater efficiency and accuracy, more of the part can be viewed in every image on the new AVR-FOV 0.14X system. Due to “superimage” technology, which allows multiple images to be stitched together to form one larger image, together with the system’s touch probe technology, the AVR-FOV 0.14X can accurately inspect a wide range of features on large or complex parts, as well as on multiple small parts.

The AVR-FOV 0.14X automated part programs deliver accurate results to the micron level in a matter of seconds with “Go/ No-Go” tolerance zones, and data are provided in one easy-to-interpret report. These features allow metrology users in manufacturing facilities or QC labs to produce accurate, fast, and repeatable results.

Photo courtesy of The L.S. Starrett Company
Photo courtesy of The L.S. Starrett Company

“Building on the success of the AVR300 multi-sensor system, now customers can measure and inspect a wider range of parts, including those that are complex with intricate features,” said Mark Arenal, General Manager, Starrett Metrology Division, “The interface on the AVR-FOV 0.14X is user friendly and intuitive so all users, including operators right on the shop floor, can complete the inspection process.”

Equipped with the M3 software package from MetLogix, a traditional mouse as well as a touchscreen monitor make user interaction easy and intuitive. Auto part recognition enables creating a part measurement program that comprises the desired features of a part for inspection, which can automatically be saved in the system or to a network. Programmable light output options can be built into the program as defined steps, including being called up as the part recognition program initiates. Once the program is created, placing that part within the camera’s field-of-view allows for the saved program to initiate and run the inspection. A Renishaw Touch Probe may also be utilized for quick acquisition of discreet points along a part’s profile as well as Z-axis measurements.  

The AVR-FOV 0.14X has an X-Y-Z travel of 12″ x 8″ x 8″ (300mm x 200mm x 200mm). The Starrett AVR-FOV 0.14X Multi-Sensor Vision System is made in the U.S.A.

Click here for more information about the AVR-FOV 0.14X, and click here to view video.

About The L.S. Starrett Company
Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Athol, MA U.S.A., The L.S. Starrett Company is a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, optical comparators and vision systems and force and hardness testing solutions. Starrett also manufactures laser measurement systems, custom engineered granite solutions, custom gaging, band saw blades, power tool accessory saw blades, workshop tools and jobsite tools. The Starrett brand is recognized throughout the world for exceptional quality and precision. Skilled personnel, superior products, manufacturing expertise, innovation and excellent service and support have earned Starrett its reputation as the “World’s Greatest Toolmakers”. Starrett has over 1,600 employees worldwide and annual sales exceeding $200 million. The company has six manufacturing locations in the U.S.A., including facilities in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Minnesota and California. Starrett also has three international manufacturing facilities. Plants are located in Brazil, Scotland and China, in addition to distribution centers and offices located worldwide. The L.S. Starrett Company is publicly traded on the NYSE, symbol SCX.

For more information contact The L.S. Starrett Company, 121 Crescent Street, Athol, MA  01331 U.S.A.  Telephone: (978) 249-3551, Fax: (978) 249-8495, email: general@starrett.com, internet: (https://www.starrett.com).

Source: The L.S. Starrett Company

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