User-friendly software for workpiece measurement and temperature compensation with BLUM touch probes. Comprehensive calibration cycles, measuring cycles for geometric standard elements as well as customer-specific solutions for maximum in-process reliability.

Quickstart cycles – The most effective way to use BLUM touch probes

  • Highlights
  • Cycle packages
  • Customer-specific solutions
Intelligent measuring cycles
Optimum utilisation of BLUM touch probe potential with Quickstart
  • User-friendly subroutines for machine control*
  • They can be used both for workpiece referencing as well as for measuring during the production process
  • Optimum exploitation of potential of the BLUM touch probes

*The measuring cycles are available for many conventional controls

GUI - Graphical User Interface
BLUM GUI (Graphical User Interface) enables graphical evaluation
  • Optionally available software components
  • User-friendly operation via input mask
  • Self-explanatory by graphical presentation
  • Call via soft keys
KinematicsPerfect
BLUM KinematicsPerfect enables measurement of rotary axes
  • Optionally available software components
  • NC-based measuring cycles for measurement of the Kinematics of 4 or 5 axes milling machines
  • Measurement of the accuracy and correction of the kinematics of 1 or 2 rotary axes
  • Identification of machine problems caused by incorrect machine settings, collisions or wear
  • Quick check of the aligning- and positioning accuracy by measurement of a calibration sphere
Quickstart
Standard cycle package using protected traverse path for maximum safety
BLUM Quickstart measuring cycle package for touch probes

Fields of application

  • Determination of the workpiece position in an active WCS
  • Setting the WCS with options for predetermined set positions
  • Temperature compensation of an axis
  • Tolerance check
  • Tool wear compensation
  • Definition of distances and angles
Quickstart Basic
Time-optimised use due to reduction to the functions single probing and calibration
BLUM Quickstart Basic time-optimised measuring cycles with single probing and calibration

Fields of application

  • Fast measurement in mass production
  • Determination of the workpiece position in an active WCS
  • Setting the WCS with options for predetermined set positions
  • Tool correction
  • Temperature compensation of an axis
Quickstart M
Measurement with a multilaterally overhang stylus
Measurement on the multi-side cranked stylus with BLUM Quickstart M

Fields of application

  • Software for the application of measuring probes with shark360-measuring mechanism
  • Up to 5 probe contacts (cranked stylus, T-shaped or measuring cross)
  • Single programmes like Quickstart
Quickstart T
Measuring cycles for workpiece measurements on turning machines
Measurement on lathes with BLUM Quickstart T

Fields of application

  • Measuring probe with up to 5 probing elements parallel to the axis
  • Mounting of the measuring probe parallel to the axis
  • Measurements parallel to the axis, orthogonally to the workpiece
Quickstart Z
Measuring cycles for measurement using unilaterally offset stylus
Measurement on the single-side cranked stylus with BLUM Quickstart Z

Fields of application

  • Pushing measurement
  • Pulling measurement
3D Vector Probing
NC-based measuring cycles for 3-axes, vectorial measurement in space
3D vector probing with BLUM 3D Vector Probing NC-based measuring cycles

Fields of application

  • Calibrating the probe in the space
  • Processing a measuring point table for measuring in the space
  • Measurement at sloped surfaces and contour measurement without swivelling the machine table
  • Optimised workpiece measurement in the 5 side machining
Extended measuring function diameter “2…12 measuring points”
Inside or outside diameter measurement with up to 12 measuring points
  • Basic scope as Quickstart software
  • Inside diameter with measuring function "2...12 measuring points"
  • Outside diameter with measuring function "2...12 measuring points"
Quickstart “Turn & Mill” for Gildemeister complete machining centres
"Turn&Mill" custom solution for Gildemeister complete machining centres
  • Measurement in all machine axes
  • Measurement in JOG
  • Measurement on main and counter spindle
  • Extensive analysis functions
  • Easy operation via input masks
  • Automatic result display
  • High precision by flexible calibration function