WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtek unveils their latest development in the series of innovative vision enhanced laser systems on the show floor during Composites Europe Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, Hall 8b at Stand G13. The new Vision Positioning System (VPS) is smaller and has the ability to quickly calibrate reducing set-up times, which will revolutionize processes in the composite and aerospace markets.
Virtek's VPS is the latest advancement in the Iris™ product line. This vision system delivers a new ease of use to carbon fiber placement. The VPS system will help eliminate costly delays with alignment and set up during composite fiber placement. "With the new VPS series, our customers will be able to eliminate delays in drift check and also reduce maintenance costs with field replaceable components. The new vision system is also portable which opens a world of possibilities in bringing laser projection to new applications" said Sean Francoz, Senior Product Manager. The new smaller, lighter system, available for a variety of assembly applications, is now portable and much easier to maintain. This next generation technology is breaking the laser barrier in the industry and extends Virtek's already leading edge technology with a software platform that supports both targeted and targetless applications helping to accelerate the aerospace assembly process by eliminating templates, reducing human errors and safeguarding quality throughout.