Hexagon Metrology announced the release of the Leica Absolute Tracker AT402, its next-generation laser tracker based on the Leica AT401 product line. The ultra-portable unit can be utilized for fully guided 3D measurement processes, as well as traditional inspection tasks.
According to the company, it is ideal for large volume, precision measurement applications performed by industries such aerospace, power generation, heavy equipment and other manufacturers that produce large components and assemblies. It includes a simplified user interface with four pre-defined measurement profiles that adjust the instrument settings to any measurement condition with the click of a button. In addition to its standard mode streamlined for daily operation, users can easily change settings for outdoor measurement jobs and for applications requiring exceptional speed or accuracy. The laser tracker's all-in-one design integrates other usability features, such as IR remote control, environmental monitoring, and level to gravity. For more information, visit Hexagon Metrology. Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company's website.
The measurement system and its case weigh less than 33 lbs. and is IP54 rated for ingress protection against dust and fluids often found in industrial environments. It can measure a full 360 degree horizon and a 290 degree vertical dome.