New Extended Length Sylvac Scan Optical Measuring Centres Available in UK from Bowers Group



As the sole distributor for Sylvac products in the UK, Bowers Group is pleased to announce 2 new additions to the leading Sylvac Scan range of optical measurement centres. The Sylvac Scan S145 has been developed to measure mid to large size cylindrical parts up to 145mm diameter and 1280mm in length. In addition, a new extended length version S145L is also available, complementing the current Scan range which includes the F60 and Scan 52.

The Sylvac Scan S145 is the ideal solution for full automation; offering fast, accurate, and repeatable measurements, as well as being fully equipped with quick release tooling and motorised tailstock. The S145 can be located easily on the shop floor with integrated temperature sensors and on-board calibration master to ensure optimum performance. Integration to robots is quick and easy to create a fully automated inspection solution.

UK Sales Manager for Bowers Group, Martin Hawkins, said: “The Sylvac Scan S145 and S145L offers manufacturers of turned parts more options for the measurement of bigger components, longer lengths and increased weights. Another giant step forward in the field of optical measurement, the new centres include the usual Sylvac advantages of reduced inspection time, reduced scrap, and increased productivity. We are delighted to introduce the Sylvac Scan S145 and S145L to the UK market, and look forward to the influx of interest this incredible product is bound to attract.”

Just as with the rest of the Sylvac F60 range, the S145 and S145 are fully automated, optical, non-contact measurement systems, expertly designed for the precision control of complex turned parts. Easy to operate, this advanced, all-in-one solution carries out measurements at the touch of a button in just a few seconds, allowing for mid to large size cylindrical parts of up to 145mm in diameter and 1280mm in length.

Features include easy to use Industry 4.0 ready Reflex Scan software, Bluetooth connectivity to other Sylvac instruments via Sylvac Sylcom software, one-click measure facility and automatic part recognition. The Sylvac S145 and S145 also offer detailed reporting with statistics view and data export, as well as optional CAD import and offline programming.

To find out more and speak to a member of our team and to receive a demonstration, please contact us by calling 01276 469 866, or emailing