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Willamette Pattern Nikon Laser Scanner

     So how does it work? The correct terminology is optical CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine). It utilizes 3 cameras to locate LEDs on the handheld laser scanner. Laser detects object's surface and transmits the data to the computer.

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Actual product


CAD model


Scanned model


CAD and Scanned model alignment


Inspection: Part deviations (mm)



Willamette Pattern Works, Inc.   2336 SE 9th Avenue   Portland, Oregon 97214-4617 + Phone: 503-232-0793; + Toll-free: 800-749-5244; + Fax: 503-232-9271