This article first appeared in the Railway-News magazine Issue 3 2023.
Using vision-based laser projection you can locate objects in 3D space and rapidly lock on to CAD-specified assembly positions, eliminating the need for expensive tooling.
This cutting-edge system simplifies the fabrication process of complex welded assemblies, making it easier than ever before to visualise your next project before you begin to assemble. With Iris 3D, manual measurement, marking and templates become a thing of the past. The system enables instant alignment of parts or tools, virtually eliminating setup time.
The convenience is unparalleled as there is no requirement to create files in advance. Effortlessly select your workpiece and project the laser template directly onto the weld table within seconds!
Easy to use IRIS(™) Software
Unleash the power of visualisation by seeing your final project before you commence assembly. Experience the convenience of effortlessly assembling complex 3D parts with the same ease as simple parts. The simplified software interface reduces training requirements and minimises operator errors, making operation and administration more straightforward. It eliminates differences between ‘as-built’ and ‘as designed’ because assemblers are always working with the most current CAD file.
Superior Quality & High Visibility
Remove operator error and replace manual measurements and templates with automated laser-guided assembly. The Auto Focus feature, coupled with the brightest, safest laser line ensure quality and superior visibility even in bright work environments.
The system also includes a projected crosshair feature that automatically indicates drill locations, punch locations and assembly positions, working seamlessly on both flat and curved surfaces. Virtek’s Iris 3D incorporates field-replaceable components, enabling flexible on-site repairs and reducing the overall cost of ownership. With these benefits, Virtek’s Iris 3D optimises precision, efficiency and cost-effectiveness in welded assembly processes.
Virtek's Iris 3D software simplifies and accelerates the welded assembly process by eliminating manual measurement, marking and templates.
Railway-News magazine Issue 3, September 2022: Virtek Vision - Transform Manual Measurements Using Laser Projection Solutions for Rail Applications.
Virtek Vision International ULC is a market leader in laser projection and quality inspection systems, improving productivity and reducing cost.
Virtek Iris™ 3D with Vision Positioning System helps eliminate the need for manual measuring, marking and physical templates.
Virtek is continuously innovating the most intelligent vision and laser projection solutions configured to help customers’ businesses thrive.
Virtek’s Iris 3D software supports welded assembly operations with enhancements that address quality, productivity and talent shortage.
Virtek Vision has announced a strategic partnership with UK metrology equipment and design software provider Measurement Solutions Limited, (MSL).
Virtek's Iris™ ActiveTrack laser positioning software continuously projects stable, accurate laser lines onto moving parts.
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