Near Line Metrology – NLIS-200-M20 – Automated Shaped Cooling Hole Measurement

February 4, 2020
Near Line Metrology - NLIS-200-M20 - Automated Shaped Cooling Hole Measurement

Pairing our RLU (Robot Load/Unload) system along with one of our SAAM (Stand Alone Automated Measurement) solutions brings advanced, high precision 3D industrial metrology capabilities to a variety of manufacturing processes. Our Near Line Inspection System (NLIS) is a quick and easy way to integrate 3D metrology directly into the production processes of your company.


Pairing a machine tending robot with an Automated Metrology system brings advanced, high precision 3D metrology capabilities to nearly any manufacturing process. The NLIS-200-M20 near line metrology system from EDM Intelligent Solutions is the quick and easy way to integrate 3D metrology directly into the production process without having to replace your current machine tools.


  • Automated form and roughness measurement
  • Intuitive user interface with administrator, engineer, and operator modules
  • Ability to set up a measurement once and run many times in production environment
  • Offline and online program generation
  • Automatically measures specified dimensions and generates pass/fail report
  • Precision positioning capabilities with rotation/tilt unit and 3R/EROWA
  • True position measurement capability
  • Datum alignment procedures
  • Automatically tended by a FANUC M20iB robot

Hardware Specifications


  • XYZ Travel: 200mm x 200mm x 200mm
  • Positioning Speed: 20 mm/s
  • Mesurement Speed: ≤ 1.7 million points/sec
  • Objectives: 2.5x, 5x, 10x, 20x, 50x, 100x
  • Min Measurable Roughness: 0.03 µm, 1.2 µinch
  • Min Measurable Radius: 1 µm
  • Finest vertical resolution: 10 nm


  • Rotation Axis: 360° continuous rotation; motorized
  • Tilt Axis: -15° to +90°; motorized
  • Maximum Payload: 4 kg
  • Compatibility: 3R, EROWA, three-jaw lever chuck


  • All steel construction with 3/4″ ground steel table top
  • Plexiglass safety enclosure on three sides and top
  • Optional safety light curtain on front with integrated safety interlock circuit


  • Axes: 6
  • Payload: 25 kg
  • Repeatability: +/- 0.05 mm
  • Reach: 1853 mm
  • Motion Range [°]
    • J1: 340/360
    • J2: 240
    • J3: 303
    • J4: 400
    • J5: 290
    • J6: 540
  • Maximum Speed [°/s]
    • J1: 205
    • J2: 205
    • J3: 260
    • J4: 415
    • J5: 415
    • J6: 880


  • Integrated bar code reader to automatically load part number, serial number, operator, machine, etc…

Interested in learning more? Visit our Near Line Metrology page to learn more, or contact us today.


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