The Reference Machine in the Compact Class
CONTURA – the broad platform from ZEISS for flexible, reliable and uncompromising quality assurance. The latest generation is even more precise and offers a large package of optical sensors on top of a larger measuring range. Outstanding scanning technology, ZEISS CALYPSO reference software and a highly tuned overall concept enable ZEISS CONTURA to cement its place as the standard in its class
ZEISS CONTURA comes with a fixed passive sensor, the flexible RDS articulating probe holder or with an active scanning probe. All sensor variations enable scanning. ZEISS navigator technology comes standard with the active version – for smooth measurements without a stop & go.
Robust and precise
Depending on the configuration, ceramic or CARAT guideways are used on ZEISS CONTURA for high rigidity, low thermal expansion and minimal moving weights. Air bearings in all three axes ensure consistent stability even at high travel speeds and acceleration. The floating glass ceramic scales on ZEISS CONTURA are practically expansionfree and therefore do not require any additional temperature sensors or mathematical compensation. They are suitable for the shop floor and are protected against contamination and other influences.
Computer-Aided Accuracy (CAA)
The bridge is subjected to dynamic forces that can affect accuracy, particularly while scanning. ZEISS CONTURA calculates the compensation for such inertia effects. This ensures that the required precision remains intact even at high measuring speeds.
The system is controlled via a userfriendly control panel and does not need a computer. The progressive joystick enables easier and more precise control of all axis movements. The speed can be regulated in CNC mode.
HTG (High Temperature Gradient) for a larger temperature range (18-26°C) with the same measuring uncertainty. Features temperature sensors for the workpiece and measuring machine. Available for x= 700/1,000 mm
Integrated sensor rack for maximum reproducibility without recalibration
QuickChange fast sensor change-out for active probes
ZEISS AirSaver for up to 60% less consumption of compressed air