CMM Package

PolyWorks® 2019 Basic Training for PolyWorks|Inspector™

Outline

  • Manage files and navigate through the PolyWorks® interface
  • Create and edit a machine configuration
  • Define a measurement plan and create a measurement sequence to perform the
    automated measurement of a part, online and offline
  • Measure surface deviations and control part dimensions by CNC probing
  • Measure surface deviations and control part dimensions by CNC scanning
  • Align measured part to the CAD model
  • Review, report, and share inspection results
  • Inspect multiple pieces

Content

Manage files and navigate through the PolyWorks® interface

  • Navigate through the PolyWorks Workspace manager interface
  • Create and save a workspace
  • Navigate through the PolyWorks|Inspector interface
  • Create and save a PolyWorks|Inspector project

Create and edit a machine configuration

  • Create and edit a machine configuration
  • Create and locate reference spheres
  • Create tools
  • Create and locate tool changers, specify ports
  • Create and calibrate tool orientations

Define a measurement plan and create a measurement sequence

  • Define a typical inspection workflow
  • Import a CAD model and use as a Reference object
  • Create features, comparison points, and cross-sections
  • Set dimensional and GD&T controls and tolerances
  • Create a measurement sequence to perform the automated measurement of
    objects
  • Accelerate measurement sequence creation using the assisted sequence creation
    tool
  • Detect and avoid potential collisions
  • Adjust the inspection project for a different device
  • Prepare an inspection project using the Offline Simulation mode

Measure by CNC probing

  • Measure objects using the Probe and CNC Probe methods
    • Features and comparison points

Measure by CNC scanning

  • Configure a scanning device
  • Scan a polygonal model using quality metrics
  • Clean data while scanning using a clipping plane
  • CNC Scan using define paths: area or linear
  • Measure deviations to Reference object surfaces using data color maps
  • Extract measurement objects from scan data
    • Features, comparison points and cross-sections

Align measured part to the CAD model

  • Align using a CMM Prealignment
  • Align using Surface Points
  • Align using objects
  • Perpendicular Planes
  • Plane, Axis, Center Point
  • Best-Fit Measurement Objects
  • Best-fit Data to Reference Objects
  • Align using Datum Reference Frames
  • Create coordinate systems

Review, report, and share inspection results

  • Review measurement results using the Control Reviewer
  • Structure measurement results using control views
  • Create formatted reports using snapshots and tables
  • Share and review inspection results using PolyWorks|Reviewer™

Inspect multiple pieces

  • Create a piece template for multipiece inspections
  • Review multipiece inspections using Object Control SPC