Portable Optic Measurement Tool in nano range

The American company Zygo has developed the portable Nomad device for measuring reflective surfaces. This means that roughness in the nano range can be measured using a contactless scanning method, in-process.

The new development offers possibilities for measuring the product without disconnecting it from the milling, grinding or polishing machine. In-process measurement is than possible without introducing extra faults/tightening errors.

A docking system is also available that allows the device to be removed from the machine and stored, easily and above all safely. The device is compact, weighs very little and is open concept. This allows it to be configured and adjusted to specific requirements (e.g. when a complex shape has to be measured).

(left: Nomad portable optical profiler; right: docking station)

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