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Automate Manual Gauging

Automate Manual Gauging


The do-it-yourself (DIY) robotic gauging tool


Combine automated part handling, robotic dimensional gauging, and automated data logging

  • Pick parts
  • Measure with robotic calipers and other gauges
  • Record data for statistical analysis
  • Place and sort parts based on real-time results

Improve productivity and process control

Fast implementation for high-mix, small batch manufacturing

  • Return on investment in less than 10 months
  • Improve gauge repeatability and reproducibility
  • Reduce scrap with improved traceability

Watch: How does a Q-Span® Gauging System help your quality team?

Use a Q-Span Workstation Kit to pick, measure and place your small parts with up to three precision gripper/caliper tools on one collaborative robot. Additional gauges can be incorporated as needed.

Can we help?

If you’re manually measuring small parts with digital calipers and other manual gauges – we can probably help. Let us know what you’re trying to measure, and we’ll do a FREE assessment of your part.

See it in action!

Book an interactive, online demonstration of the Q-Span Workstation Kit. Our applications engineers will tailor the demo to your interests, and answer your questions about automating your quality processes. Book online or call (585) 924-4450 today.

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Explore Q-Span

Learn more about Q-Span Workstations and how to evaluate the benefits in your own operation.

Book a Demo

Contact us to schedule a private, interactive online demo of a Q-Span Workstation.

Contact Us

Q-Span Workstations are available from New Scale Robotics and select distributors. Contact us to find a distributor near you.