American Machinist

CMM controller improves inspection.(Quality Assurance)

The UCC1 universal CMM controller has two new features that simplify retrofit to existing CMMs. An MCU joystick, with LCD display and PC mouse control, simplifies control of the CMM axes, motorized probe head, and rotary table. An SPA (servo-power amplifier) provides an off-the-shelf solution to power-amplifier selection, providing output power of 660 W with a maximum of 380 W from any individual channel. Two SPA option cards are available--one that allows control of the CMM rotary table and another that enables operation with Renishaw's PHS1, a servo-positioning head for horizontal CMMs. …

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