3-D Coordinates Measuring Machine


DCT Division, subgroup Constructions and Mechanisms, Dr. N. Rosielle, MSc, department of Mechanical Engineering TU/e
PhD subject of J. van Seggelen, MSc


Air-cushioned coordinates measuring machine. Guidance in x- and y-direction with air bearings and in vertical direction with a low-travel elastic z-guidance. Three-directional measurement according to the Abbe principle. Driven by linear motors, developed and manufactured in house.


  • Measurement volume: 40 x 40 x 4 mm
  • Accuracy: 0.1 µm