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portable measuring arms

Portable measuring arms allow you to take measurements directly in the manufacturing environment, where process improvements are the most beneficial.

absolute arm 7-axis

In a unique ergonomic package, the Absolute Arm 7-Axis delivers tactile testing and laser scanning. It is the clear choice for portable high-end measurement applications. With usability at the center of its design, this is an articulated measuring arm that can not beat when it comes to ease of movement and measurement.

Built-in versatility comes in the form of a unique modular wrist design featuring configurable grip shapes and sizes, an on-wrist display that places control and results in the user’s hands, and a wide range of accessories, ranging from test tips to laser scanners to complete measurement systems designed for specialized applications. The RS6 Laser Scanner is the answer to high-end 3D scanning and digitization, while our RS5 Laser Scanner offers developed and reliable general-purpose scanning capabilities. The user can mount the Absolute Arm 7-Axis both quickly and easily without any recalibration requirements.

All this adds up to a much more productive and versatile arm that delivers high-accuracy measurement results more quickly and easily than ever before.

Probing and Scanning
The Absolute Arm 7-Axis is a multifunctional measuring device capable of high-end, high-productivity laser scanning in tandem with the RS6 Laser Scanner, providing clear improvements in efficiency through improved usability and flexibility.

Absolute Encoders
The Absolute Encoders  in the Absolute Arm’s every articulated joint make it the only portable measuring arm available on the market to eliminate encoder referencing and frustrating system warm-up times, boosting productivity while delivering high-end precision.

Advanced Materials
Built on the basis of high-tech carbon fiber tube construction, the Absolute Arm maintains strength and thermal stability under all environmental conditions, providing reliable accuracy regardless of the environment.

Configurable Wrist
The Absolute Arm 7-Axis’ ergonomically designed wrist features an OLED display, interchangeable grips, interchangeable probe and scanner mounts, and a selection of control buttons, making one-handed operating efficiency easier than ever before.

Effortless Movement
Intuitively positioned infinite-rotation low-friction grips have been designed to maximize accuracy by reducing user fatigue and making all movements light and easy to handle – together with a sophisticated counterbalance system, the Absolute Arm is the most agile arm on the market.

Essential Security
Store and lock the Absolute Arm with the HomeDock and SmartLock functions between measurements, ensuring that scanners and probes remain undamaged and factory-accurate.

User Feedback
Even in the harshest industrial environments, our range of visual, acoustic, and haptic feedback functions has never been simpler to communicate with the Absolute Arm in a way that keeps the measurement process running at full speed and efficiency.

Absolute Portability
The Absolute Arm 7-Axis system weighs only 10.5 kilograms, making it quick and easy to set up and reposition, while the functionally designed and shock-resistant carrying case keeps everything safe during transportation.

ISO Certification
The probing accuracy of the Absolute Arm 7-Axis is certified according to ISO 10360-12 as standard, with full scanning system accuracy certified according to ISO 10360-8 Annex D when supplied with an RS5 or RS6 Laser Scanner.

Technological Foundation
The Absolute Arm 7-Axis, built on years of portable arm technology is the latest in a long line of market-leading articulated measuring arms, from the ROMER Arm to the ROMER Absolute Arm and now beyond.

absolute arm 6-axis

The Absolute Arm 6-Axis is a specialized touch measurement tool that also features the option for entry-level 3D scanning. It is based on patented technology with Absolute Encoders located at every articulation point and designed with ease-of-movement and usage as a focus.

WiFi and battery choices guarantee total probability while nearly 100 probe tip accessories make it easy to find the right device for any specific contact probe or probe use. An established repeatable kinematic probe mounting enables probe tips to be hot-swapped without recalibration, and there is no need to worry about warm-up or referencing on set-up or repositioning. These are advanced technology solutions that deliver increased productivity and make portable measurement easier than ever.

Probing and Scanning
The Absolute Arm 6-Axis offers the multi-functionality that can lead to clear productivity improvements, making it specialized for high-accuracy probing.

Absolute Encoders
The Absolute Encoders placed in every articulated joint of the Absolute Arm make it the only portable measuring arm on the market to completely eliminate encoder referencing and frustrating system warm-up times, boosting productivity while delivering high-end precision.

Advanced Materials
Constructed on the basis of high-tech carbon fiber tube construction, the Absolute Arm retains strength and thermal stability under all environmental conditions, providing reliable accuracy independent of the environment.

Effortless Movement
Intuitively located infinite-rotation low-friction grips have been designed to maximize accuracy by minimizing user fatigue and making every movement light and easy to handle – together with a sophisticated counterbalance system, the Absolute Arm is the most agile arm on the market.

Essential Security
Store and lock the Absolute Arm between measurements with the functions of HomeDock and SmartLock, ensuring that scanners and probes remain factory accurate and undamaged.

User Feedback
Even in the harshest industrial environments, our range of visual, acoustic, and haptic feedback functions has never been simpler to communicate with the Absolute Arm in a way that keeps the measurement process running at full speed and efficiency.

Absolute Portability
The Absolute Arm 6-Axis systems weighs only 9.5 kilograms, making setup and repositioning a quick and easy process, while the functionally designed and shock-resistant carry case keeps everything secure during transport.

ISO Certification
The probing accuracy of the Absolute Arm 6-Axis is certified to ISO 10360-12 as standard.

Technological Foundation
The Absolute Arm 6-Axis is the latest in a long line of market-leading articulated measuring arms, built on years of portable arm technology, from the ROMER Arm to the ROMER Absolute Arm.

romer absolute arm

The ROMER Absolute Arm features absolute encoders, thus making it the first measuring arm which doesn’t require referencing before measurement. When the arm is turned on, it’s ready to go.

Not just a metrology tool, its value lies in its versatility. Stable, light weight, portable, and high-performance laser scanners make the ROMER Absolute Arm an all-purpose 3D measurement, analysis and digitizing tool that can be used by anyone, anywhere and with little training.

Thanks to a stable carbon fiber structure and industry leading Absolute encoders, the ROMER Absolute Arm does not require warm-up time or initialization. Just take the measuring arm to the part, switch it on, and start measuring.

  • Counterbalance:  Zero-G / Smart Lock
  • Mounting base: NCA7-5-21497 – Base plate
  • Probes: TKJ – ø 15mm, TKJ – ø 6mm, TKJ – ø 3mm
  • Cables: USB – 3m, PowerSupply
  • Software: RDS driver and interface, User manuals
  • Calibration: NCA7-5-20653-01 Certified sphere ø25.4 mm
  • Certification: ASME B89

rs6 laser scanner

The RS6 Laser Scanner for Absolute Arm 7-Axis systems is the signature 3D scanning tool. Using state-of-the-art blue-laser technology and advanced programming, it combines maximum performance ‘always-on’ with simple usability to deliver significantly improved productivity in non-contact, high-performance measurement.

With the RS6, high-speed 3D scanning can take place on any surface, regardless of the finish or material, without any degradation of performance. With an ultra-wide and horizontal laser scanning line and fully automatic exposure settings, 3D digitization is faster, simpler, and more precise.

Powered by SHINE (Systematic High-Intelligence Noise Elimination) technology, the RS6 Laser Scanner does not have any hidden settings that limit the speed and width of the scan line to deliver high precision. The RS6 always delivers full performance.

The RS6 scanner can be easily removed from the Absolute Arm in order to allow easier and safer access to touch probing functionality in hard-to-reach areas. It can then be remounted without the need for recalibration – thanks to its completely repeatable mounting, you just clip it back in place and continue 3D scanning.

The RS6 Laser Scanner is the pinnacle of portable measuring arms 3D scanner technology which offers the ultimate all-around portable measuring tool for small to medium parts in conjunction with the Absolute Arm 7-Axis.

Scan Line
Digitization of large parts and surfaces with the RS6 is fundamentally faster with the mid-range scan line width at an extra-wide 150 millimeters – up 30% on the previous generation Absolute Arm laser scanner.

Light Movement
The RS6 is lightweight and easy to move, weighing in at just 400 grams. This minimizes user fatigue, which is one of the most common causes of inaccurate and unreliable measuring results.

Configurable Wrist
The RS6 is a key component of the Absolute Arm 7-Axis user-configurable wrist, acting as a separable scanning hardware module that can be removed and remounted quickly and easily as required without recalibration.

Setting Simplification
SHINE technology’s advanced algorithms enable you to digitize 99 percent of surface types with default exposure settings, making high-quality measurement easier than ever without the need for high-level training.

User Feedback
The Absolute Arm 7-Axis has data feedback and settings adjustment at the point of measurement built into its OLED on-wrist display, and the RS6 is integrated within this concept perfectly with scanner profiles selectable without the need to put down the scanner.

Visual Guidance
A laser-projected range finder helps users to measure more accurately and efficiently by helping to ensure that the scanner is correctly positioned relative to the measured component.

ISO Certification
The full scanning system accuracy of the RS6 and Absolute Arm 7-Axis system is supplied certified according to ISO 10360-8 Annex D.

Technological Foundation
Built on years of portable measuring arm 3D scanner technology, the RS6 Laser Scanner is the latest  market-leading scanner for articulated measuring arms.

rs5 laser scanner

The RS5 Laser Scanner is a removable 3D scanner designed for use with the Absolute Arm 7-Axis. It delivers high-speed 3D scanning for surfaces and features on a wide range of finishes and materials without the larger investment demanded by the RS6 Laser Scanner. The RS5 boasts a wide and horizontally-oriented laser scan line and fully-automatic exposure settings, making general purpose scanning functionality simple to apply no matter the application.

Retaining the signature versatility of this Absolute Arm collection, the RS5 can be easily removed from the Absolute Arm, allowing easier and safer access in hard-to-reach areas to contact the sampling feature. It can then be remounted without recalibration due to its revolutionary repeatable mounting – just clip this back in place and continue to scan immediately. With no tricky settings that impose productivity limitations to deliver peak accuracy, the RS5 Laser Scanner continues the proven approach of Absolute Arm laser scanners – full performance at all times, no need to compromise speed for accuracy or accuracy for speed.

This high-performance 3D scanner is easy to operate, incredibly versatile and quick to deliver accurate and reliable measurement data. In combination with the Absolute Arm 7-Axis, it represents a cost-effective laser scanning proposition that is perfectly targeted at less challenging applications for which a premium sensor like the RS6 Laser Scanner would be unnecessary.

Scan Line
With mid-range width at 115 millimeters, the laser scan line of the RS5 Laser Scanner makes digitizing large surfaces quick and easy.

Light Movement
Designed for lightness and usability, the 400-gram RS5 is a low-weight addition to the Absolute Arm that makes 3D digitization easy to perform without needless user fatigue.

Configurable Wrist
A key component of the configurable modular wrist of the Absolute Arm 7-Axis, the RS5 Laser Scanner works beautifully with a variety of grip options and touch measurement accessories to deliver the best measurement flexibility.

User Feedback
Through the Absolute Arm 7-Axis on-wrist OLED display screen, the RS5 allows measurement feedback and adjustment of settings at the point of measurement to significantly improve the productivity of the workflow – scanner profiles can now be selected without having to touch the computer.

ISO Certification
The full scanning system accuracy of the RS5 and Absolute Arm 7-Axis system is supplied certified according to ISO 10360-8 Annex D.

Technological Foundation
Built on years of portable 3D scanner measurement arm technology, the RS5 Laser Scanner is the latest in a long line of market-leading articulated measurement arm scanners.