How Laser Trackers Work & How We Save You Time & Money
Excedr’s leasing program can source virtually all instrument types and accommodate any brand preferences you might have. Request a laser tracker lease estimate today and see how leasing can discount your metrology equipment’s price.
All equipment brands/models are available
The Advantages of Excedr’s Laser Tracker System Leasing Program:
- Eliminates the upfront cost of purchasing equipment by spreading its cost over time
- Minimizes equipment downtime with included complete repair coverage and preventive maintenance
- Takes advantage of potentially 100% tax deductible* payments, providing you significant cash-savings
- Expedites the administrative work needed for instrument procurement and logistics
- Conserves working capital, enabling you to reinvest in your core business and operations (staffing, inventory, marketing/sales, etc.)
- Accommodates all manufacturer and model preferences
*Please consult your tax advisor to determine the full tax implications of leasing equipment.
Many different industries require large-scale, three-dimensional metrology solutions such as laser trackers and laser tracker systems.
The large parts and objects certain industries produce and use need to be measured, and inspection equipment must continuously undergo calibration to prevent diminished quality.
Quality, as well as meeting specific industry standards, is incredibly important when trying to stay ahead of competition while maintaining an optimal profit margin. If you are unable to meet requirements established by the FDA or OSHA, your engineering work may suffer.
Laser trackers are incredibly useful in industries—namely, the automotive and aerospace industries—for these exact reasons. They are used for accurate and high-speed large-scale, three-dimensional inspection, laser scanning, and distance measurement., and can provide the high accuracy measurements critical to the safety of the end-user, as defective parts can lead to injury or worse.
Laser trackers are also considered a type of portable coordinate measuring machine, or CMM, and are commonly integrated into the manufacturing process.
They are capable of measuring 3D coordinates by tracking a laser beam to a reflective target held against the object, and provide a solution to large-scale dimensional inspection and assembly that would otherwise prove difficult to manage thanks to a long measurement range (many models have ranges of more than 10 meters, or 30 feet).
Their wide range of capabilities make them an integral piece of metrology equipment in manufacturing, both in the lab and on the shop floor. Depending on the manufacturer, certain laser trackers are able to measure object features as far away as 60 meters, making inspection of large objects easy. Up close, they can provide measurements within 0.001 inches, or 0.025 millimeters.
Some common laser tracker applications include surface inspection of automotive parts, metrology-guided automated aircraft assembly systems, as well as large-volume measurements of energy industry installments.
Laser tracker technology has improved on the methods available for 3D measurements, and has even made new manufacturing and reverse engineering methods possible.
Laser Tracking Operation, Components, & Applications
Three-dimensional, non-contact measurement and 3D scanning plays a crucial role during the manufacturing process by providing key data and determining if a part was made incorrectly.
Laser trackers operate using a combination of laser sources and reflective target devices, as well as specialized metrology software, making them highly versatile tools.
ADM & IFM Distance Meters
3D Coordinate Data & Inspection
The Future of Manufacturing & Metrology
Laser Tracker System Leases to Fit Every Need
There are many different types of portable CMMs available these days. However, until the arrival of laser trackers, portable coordinate measurements were performed using theodolites, articulated-arm CMMS, and photogrammetry systems. Due to the laser tracker’s speed, accuracy, and ease of use, they have begun to replace many of these earlier systems in some cases, and are comparable to CMMs and laser scanners.
If you’re in need of a measurement system for larger objects and parts, laser trackers and systems may be the measurement solution you need. If that’s the case, consider leasing your laser trackers with Excedr.
Investing in a laser tracker system will greatly improve the efficiency and accuracy of your measurement systems, as well as the quality control inspection processes you have in place. Its proven effectiveness in large-scale manufacturing has made it an indispensable part of anyone’s metrology arsenal.
Let us know how we can help by getting in touch or requesting a laser tracker lease estimate today.
This off-balance sheet financing structure provides three options at the end of the term. The lessee has the option to return the equipment to the lessor, renew at a discounted rate, or purchase the instrument for the fair market value. Monthly payments are also 100% tax deductible which yields additional monetary savings.
If you recently bought equipment, Excedr can offer you cash for your device and convert your purchase into a long-term rental. This is called a sale-leaseback. If you’ve paid for equipment within the last ninety days, we can help you recoup your investment and allow you to make low monthly payments. This also frees up money in your budget rather than tying it down to a fixed asset.
Laser Tracker Manufacturers & Models
Leica Absolute Tracker ATS600, AT960, AT930, AT403, Laser Tracking Automation, Leica T-Mac
API Radian Laser Tracker, Radian Plus, Radian Pro, Radian Core