Vision-Falcon 

FALCON A highly capable and compact 3-axis non-contact video measuring machine Falcon is packed with massive technical capabilities as standard. Falcon delivers accurate results with simplicity making it a cost-effective machine suitable for shop-floor and manufacturing inspection applications. Vision Engineering's Falcon incorporates over 50 years of proven optical experience in a powerful 3-axis non-contact video measuring machine. Falcon provides fast and accurate measurement of both routine and complex precision parts, suitable for shop-floor and manufacturing inspection applications. It has a range of system configurations and options including automated CNC operation. 

Features 
High repeatable accuracy 3-axis video measuring machine 
Advanced capabilities as standard 
Powerful and intuitive, delivering accurate results with confidence 
High resolution indexed zoom optics offer precision and flexibility 
Large field of view for easy sample orientation 
Factory-completed NLEC* and SLEC** calibration 
Next generation 'touch-to-measure' measurement software 
Up to 150mm x 150mm 
Order Code 
VISFALCON 
Description 
Falcon Video Measuring Microscope 

Measurement Uncertainty (X,Y) 150mm x 100mm measuring stage Uncertainty formula U952D = 7+(6.5L/1000)µm, where L = length in mm, using controlled conditions. (X,Y) 150mm x 150mm measuring stage Uncertainty formula U952D = 4+(5.5L/1000)µm, where L = length in mm, using controlled conditions. (X,Y) 150mm x 150mm CNC measuring stage Uncertainty fromula U952D = 4+(5.5L/1000)µm, where L = length in mm, using controlled conditions. (Z) Z-axis accuracy 10µm, using highest available magnification under controlled conditions 

Video Camera 1.3MP colour CMOS camera with 5-position indexed zoom (5:1 ratio)and iris aperture control Camera Iris -5-position indexed camera iris allowing increased Z-axis accuracy and enhanced component edge definintion Zoom Indexing - repeatable 5-position indexed zoom 

Zoom Magnification Range 

Magnification range 
10x - 50x 
20x - 100x 
Maximum field of view 
13.5mm 
6.75mm 
Minimum field of view 
2.7mm 
1.35mm 
Working distance 
91mm 
61mm 

Measuring Stage Precision measuring stage, with factory-set Non-Linear Error Correction (NLEC) calibraion as standard. Size options 150mm x 100mm 150mm x 150mm 150mm x 150mm CNC 

Encoder Resolution Precision measuring stage, with factory-set Non-Linear Error Correction (NLEC) calibration as standard. X = 1µm Y = 1µm Z = 1µm 

Illumination Precision measuring stage, with factory-set Non-Linear Error Correction (NLEC) calibration as standard. Quadrant controllable surface illumination provided by 20 x high intensity LEDs Controllable substage illumination provided by 1 x high intensity LED 

Dimensions 

A = 410mm (150mm x 100mm stage), = 415mm (150mm x 150mm stage 
B = 530mm (150mm x 100mm stage, =535mm (150mm x 150mm stage) 
C = 530mm 
D = 114mm max. capacity (150mm x 100mm stage), = 115mm max. capacity (150mm x 150mm stage), =115mm max. capacity (150mm x 150mm CNC stage) 

Software IK5300 Advanced metrology software M3 metrology software (KE-034) 

Accessories Footswitch (option for hands-free entry) Substage Colour Filter (to enhance definition of profiled or turned parts) 

FALCON CNC A highly capable programmable and compact 3-axis non-contact vision measuring machine, Falcon CNC delivers accurate results with simplicity making it a cost effective automated measuring system, perfect for small precision parts and increasing throughput. Vision Engineering's Falcon CNC incorpporates over 50 years of proven optical experience in a powerful 3-axis non-contact video measuring machine. Falcon CNC non-contact video inspection system provides fast and accurate measurement of both routine and complex precision parts, suitable for shop-floor and manufacturing applications.  Falcon CNC metrology system is a highly repeatable machine, which allows you to get it right first time, every time. It has a range of system configurations and options to suit numerous applications. 

Features: 
High repeatable programmable accuracy 3-axis video measuring machine 
150mm x 150mm motorised precision measuring stage 
Touch probe option provides contact measuring 
Powerful and intuitive, delivering accurate results with confidence 
High resolution indexed zoom optics offer precision and flexiblilty 
Large field of view for easy sample orientation 
Factory-completed NLEC* and SLEC** calibration 
Next generation 'touch-to-measure' measurement software 

Measurement Uncertainty (X,Y) 150mm x 150mm CNC measuring stage Uncertainty formula U952D = 4+(5.5L/1000)µm, where L = length in mm, uing controlled conditions. (Z) Z-axis accuracy 10µm, using highest available magnification under controlled conditions. Z-axis accuracy 3µm, using touch probe 

Video Camera 1.3MP colour CMOS camera with 5-positioned indexed zoom (5:1 ratio) and iris aperature control Camera Iris -5-position indexed camera iris allowing increased Z-axis accuracy and enhanced component edge definition. Zoom Indexing - Repeatable 5-position indexed zoom 

Zoom Magnification Range 

Magnification Range 
10x -50x 
20x - 100x 
Maximum field of view 
13.5mm 
6.75mm 
Minimum field of view 
2.7mm 
1.35mm 
Working distance 
91mm 
61mm 

Measuring Stage Precision measuring stage, with factory-set Non-Linear Error Correction (NLEC) calibration as standard. 150mm x 150mm CNC 

Encoder Resolution X = 1µm Y = 1µm Z = 1µm  

Illumination Quadrant controllable surface illumination provided by 20x high intensity LEDs Controllable substage illumination provided by 1x high intensity LED 

Dimensions 

A = 415mm (150mm x 150mm CNC stage) 
B = 535mm (150mm x 150mm CNC stage) 
C = 530mm max. 
D = 115mm max. capacity (150mm x 150mm CNC stage) 
Weight 
25Kg 

Software IK5300 metrology software M3 metrology software (CNC version, H-152) 

Accessories Touch probe (extends Falcon CNC to provide contact measuring, when used with IK5300 software only) Footswitch (option for hands-free entry) Substage colour filter (to enhance definition of profiled or turned parts) 

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