With the Absolute Arm, it’s all in the design. Design for high measurement productivity, so other manufacturing processes can stay on schedule. Design for practicality, so users can measure in almost any industrial environment. Design for flexibility, to meet the demands of any metrology challenge, anywhere.
Built on a platform of advanced technology, the Absolute Arm makes high-accuracy portable measurement effortless. Every part has been designed with practicality, usability and stability in mind.
The Absolute Encoders within every articulated joint are exclusive to Hexagon and make the Absolute Arm the only portable measuring arm that has completely eliminated warm-up times and encoder referencing before use.
The unique Zero-G Counter Balance system and low-friction rotating grips reduce user fatigue and maximize accuracy by minimizing inertia.
Multi-functional control buttons and a convenient OLED wrist display screen put measurement control directly in the user’s hand, while a range of probes and laser scanners deliver flexible measurement functionality.
Easy user interaction in even the harshest industrial environments through visual, acoustic and haptic feedback functions, now augmented with Bluetooth technology.
High-tech carbon-fiber tube construction ensures strength and thermal stability under any environmental conditions.
The HomeDock and SmartLock features allow the arm to be stowed and locked in place between measurements, for greater security during transport, set-up and station moves.
Easily interchangeable Control Packs deliver WiFi connectivity and battery power, for completely portable wireless measurement – no more messy cables on the shop floor.
Built on a platform of advanced technology, the Absolute Arm makes high-accuracy portable measurement effortless. Every part has been designed with practicality, usability, and stability in mind. The product of over 35 years of experience in developing articulated measuring arms, it combines a clear picture of the future of portable metrology with the features that users have always wanted to see.
Designed from the ground up with usability in mind. The goal is to deliver consistent, reliable and accurate results, whatever the experience level of the user.