GOM - Optical Measuring Techniques

Application Notes - PONTOS

In order to calculate the life cycle of running blades, the University of Paderborn, Germany examined the durability of these prostheses. During load testing optical measuring systems were used.
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For the load, fatigue and damage tolerance tests of the A350 winglet, Airbus supplier FACC for the first time fully integrated non-contact measuring systems from GOM in the test setup.
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To speed up design and simulation, the automotive industry relies on optical measuring systems. Applications include crash and impact tests as well as climate chamber, wind tunnel and fatigue testing.
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Dynamic 3D analysis of machine tools analyzes machine capability and extends tool life.
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Deformation measurement helps improve windscreen wiper performance.
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3D displacement measurement helps to reduce noise on a cooling fan.
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The PONTOS optical measurement system is used to analyze the dynamic behavior of sheet metal forming machines. As a result, the tool service life is increased and costs are reduced.
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During door slam testing, point-based systems like PONTOS show 3D displacement vectors, while additionally measuring real speed and acceleration.
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Deformation analysis of a front passengerĀ“s door and B-pillar. At a speed of 50 km/h the B-pillar gets pushed into passenger compartment up to 400 mm (50 images / 100 ms). The loose indoor panel becomes an additional danger for the occupant.
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Test sled crash at 25km/h, measurement of online-movements of single coordinates on the crash-test-dummy as well as analysis of trajectories.
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PONTOS is used for dynamic 3D motion analysis of wind power units. Acceleration, deformation and the angular position of the rotor blades are analyzed, along with vibrations in the entire unit.
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