Scanning for Pro/CMM
Pro/CMM supports a scanning probe and measured points.
PTC Creo Parametric
|Product / Module||
PTC Creo Computer-Aided Verification Extension
|Product Functional Area||
Manufacturing (NC, Expert Machinist)
|User Interface Location||In the Tool Manager user interface, click Settings tab > Scanning check box and Sequence > Step > New Step > Measure > Plane > Pts and Path > Scan.|
|Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices|
Benefits and DescriptionWith the scanning probe, Pro/CMM can acquire measured points along surfaces, planes, cylinders, and so forth. Your selection of a curve chain provides a path for the scanning probe to follow. The scanning probe speeds up point measurement and improves quality.