Quantum Max FaroArm® Series

The global standard in contact measurement arm technology
What if you could capture every measurement of a complex part, tool or mold just by touching it? You can — with the Quantum Max FaroArm, the world’s leading portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM). Leaders in aerospace, machining, assembly and the auto industry rely on the FaroArm portable CMM to easily capture precise measurements on the shop floor and in the field, even in extreme temperatures.

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Business Value of FaroArms

Measure Anywhere

Operators can perform precision 3D inspection wherever needed.

Ensure Consistency and Repeatability

Every operator gets the same results every time.

Optimize Operations

Precision measurement reduces scrap, rework and inspection bottlenecks.

Capture Production Data

Accurate data allows for reporting and trend analysis.

Improve Quality

Complex 3D inspections and automatic reports help users pinpoint defects.

Enhance Yield

Faster troubleshooting and root-cause analysis help increase overall yield.

Increase Throughput

Higher production rates and reduced downtime for verification mean greater throughput.

Accelerate Revenue Generation

You’ll bring products to market faster and reduce rework and downtime.

Keep Customers and End Users Happy

Delivering higher-quality products that can be used with confidence makes everyone happy and keeps customers loyal.

Make Informed Decisions

With the information at your team’s fingertips, they’ll be equipped to make smarter decisions faster and stay ahead of any problems.

FaroArms By Performance Level

QuantumS Max FaroArm: Premium Accuracy and Performance

This flagship arm has set the industry performance bar high and brings measurement consistency to every working environment. Manufacturers rely on the QuantumS Max FaroArm to stay ahead of their competitors through better quality assurance and customer confidence.

QuantumM Max FaroArm: Global Standard in Portable Metrology

This portable CMM is the standard for robust, reliable factory inspection. With an excellent price/performance ratio, the QuantumM Max FaroArm extends manufacturing performance through high-end quality inspection technology.

QuantumE Max FaroArm: Great Performance with Greater Affordability

Reliable and cost-effective, this portable CMM gives manufacturers full confidence in their quality assurance processes and ensures high-quality production.

FaroArm Features

Multiple Working Volumes

Meet the needs of any application with working volumes of 2.5m, 3m, 3.5m and 4m.

Two Different Mounting Options

Enhance speed and accessibility with a kinematic mount that allows probes to be interchanged with seamless ease

Internal Counterbalancing

Operate with a single hand and without fatigue.

Ergonomic Design

Transport, set up and operate FaroArms with ease and comfort.

Exclusive FARO Quantum Max 8-axis Integration

Quickly measure all sides of a part without repositioning.

Compliance

Meet rigorous ISO 10360-12 performance standards.

Universal Quick Mount

Set up a FaroArm wherever it’s needed.

Temperature and Overload Sensors

Ensure continuous, optimum performance.

Powerful Software Solutions

Easily integrate FaroArms and software.

Extended Battery Use Option

Operate without cables.

High-speed Wireless Operation

Connect with Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

Rugged Design

Use FaroArms even in the most challenging measurement environments.

3D Metrology Applications

 

Improved Quality Control and Inspection 

Verify dimensional accuracy and identify deviations from nominal CAD data during first-article and in-process inspection, as well as inspection of incoming parts. See quality control and inspection applications >  

Production, Fabrication and Assembly

Keep production machinery calibrated and aligned, and verify dimensional accuracy of tooling and parts. See production, fabrication and assembly applications > 

Faster, More Accurate Product Design and Engineering 

Expedite reverse-engineering and rapid prototyping for shorter time to market. See product design and engineering applications > 

 

FaroArm Accuracy - Contact Measurement* (7-Axis)

QuantumS Max

7-Axis SPAT1 PSIZE2 PFORM3 LDIA4 EUNI5
2.0m (6.6ft) 0.018mm
0.0007in
0.01mm
0.0004in
0.02mm
0.0008in
0.04mm
0.0016in
0.025mm
0.001in
2.5m (8.2ft) 0.02mm
0.0008in
0.011mm
0.0004in
0.022mm
0.0009in
0.044mm
0.0017in
0.028mm
0.0011in
3.0m (9.8ft) 0.032mm
0.0013in
0.016mm
0.0006in
0.032mm
0.0013in
0.074mm
0.0029in
0.05mm
0.002in
3.5m (11.5ft) 0.045mm
0.0018in
0.02mm
0.0008in
0.039mm
0.0015in
0.09mm
0.0035in
0.062mm
0.0024in
4.0m (13.1ft) 0.055mm
0.0022in
0.026mm
0.001in
0.044mm
0.0017in
0.108mm
0.0043in
0.076mm
0.003in

QuantumM Max

7-Axis SPAT1 PSIZE2 PFORM3 LDIA4 EUNI5
2.0m (6.6ft) 0.023mm
0.0009in
0.012mm
0.0005in
0.024mm
0.0009in
0.045mm
0.0018in
0.029mm
0.0011in
2.5m (8.2ft) 0.027mm
0.0011in
0.013mm
0.0005in
0.026mm
0.001in
0.049mm
0.0019in
0.032mm
0.0013in
3.0m (9.8ft) 0.042mm
0.0017in
0.02mm
0.0008in
0.036mm
0.0014in
0.08mm
0.0031in
0.054mm
0.0021in
3.5m (11.5ft) 0.055mm
0.0022in
0.024mm
0.0009in
0.043mm
0.0017in
0.096mm
0.0038in
0.066mm
0.0026in
4.0m (13.1ft) 0.065mm
0.0026in
0.029mm
0.0011in
0.048mm
0.0019in
0.118mm
0.0046in
0.082mm
0.0032in

QuantumE Max

7-Axis SPAT1 PSIZE2 PFORM3 LDIA4 EUNI5
2.0m (6.6ft) 0.028mm
0.0011in
0.016mm
0.0006in
0.035mm
0.0014in
0.05mm
0.002in
0.04mm
0.0016in
2.5m (8.2ft) 0.035mm
0.0014in
0.02mm
0.0008in
0.04mm
0.0016in
0.055mm
0.0022in
0.046mm
0.0018in
3.0m (9.8ft) 0.055mm
0.0022in
0.028mm
0.0011in
0.051mm
0.002in
0.088mm
0.0035in
0.066mm
0.0026in
3.5m (11.5ft) 0.075mm
0.003in
0.036mm
0.0014in
0.062mm
0.0024in
0.11mm
0.0043in
0.082mm
0.0032in
4.0m (13.1ft) 0.095mm
0.0037in
0.044mm
0.0017in
0.075mm
0.003in
0.136mm
0.0054in
0.1mm
0.0039in

 

FaroArm Accuracy - Contact Measurement* (6-Axis)

QuantumS Max

6-Axis SPAT1 PSIZE2 PFORM3 LDIA4 EUNI5
2.0m (6.6ft) 0.016mm
0.0006in
0.008mm
0.0003in
0.017mm
0.0007in
0.03mm
0.0012in
0.024mm
0.0009in
2.5m (8.2ft) 0.018mm
0.0007in
0.009mm
0.0004in
0.018mm
0.0007in
0.032mm
0.0013in
0.026mm
0.001in
3.0m (9.8ft) 0.027mm
0.0011in
0.012mm
0.0005in
0.026mm
0.001in
0.046mm
0.0018in
0.038mm
0.0015in
3.5m (11.5ft) 0.036mm
0.0014in
0.016mm
0.0006in
0.034mm
0.0013in
0.064mm
0.0025in
0.052mm
0.002in
4.0m (13.1ft) 0.045mm
0.0018in
0.02mm
0.0008in
0.038mm
0.0015in
0.078mm
0.0031in
0.063mm
0.0025in

QuantumM Max

6-Axis SPAT1 PSIZE2 PFORM3 LDIA4 EUNI5
2.0m (6.6ft) 0.02mm
0.0008in
0.01mm
0.0004in
0.022mm
0.0009in
0.035mm
0.0014in
0.027mm
0.0011in
2.5m (8.2ft) 0.023mm
0.0009in
0.013mm
0.0005in
0.023mm
0.0009in
0.038mm
0.0015in
0.03mm
0.0012in
3.0m (9.8ft) 0.034mm
0.0013in
0.016mm
0.0006in
0.032mm
0.0013in
0.052mm
0.002in
0.042mm
0.0017in
3.5m (11.5ft) 0.044mm
0.0017in
0.02mm
0.0008in
0.039mm
0.0015in
0.068mm
0.0027in
0.056mm
0.0022in
4.0m (13.1ft) 0.053mm
0.0021in
0.024mm
0.0009in
0.044mm
0.0017in
0.084mm
0.0033in
0.067mm
0.0026in

All values represent MPE (Maximum Permissible Error)

* Contact Measurement (FaroArm) : In Accordance with ISO 10360-12. With optional 8-Axis (FaroArm + 8-Axis) full system performance based on ISO10360-12 Sphere Location Diameter Error (LDIA)

** Non-Contact Measurement (ScanArm and ScanArm + 8-Axis): Based on ISO 10360-8 Annex D; defined as LDIA (Sphere Location Diameter Error) - Diameter of the spherical zone containing the centers of a sphere measure from multiple orientations. Values are absolute

1 SPAT – Single Point Articulation Test

2 EUNI – Distance Error between two points comparing measured versus nominal values

3 PSIZE – Sphere Probing Size Error comparing measured versus nominal values

4 PFORM – Sphere Probing Form Error

5 LDIA – Sphere Location Diameter Error (Diameter of the spherical zone containing the centers of a sphere measured from multiple orientations)

CASE STUDY

Woodland Trade Co. Wins Jobs with FARO’s Portable CMM

WTC, Boeing Supplier of the Year, uses a FaroArm to increase accuracy of measurement and win new business with Tier 1 aircraft manufacturers.

Trade In Your Old Equipment

We’ll take your old 3D metrology, imaging or realization hardware or software — any brand, any condition — and apply its value toward your purchase of the latest FARO solution. The FARO Xchange program makes your upgrade easy.
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Product Details and Resources

TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

FaroArm Knowledge Base

Find all the technical documentation you need, from user manuals to specs.
VIDEO

An Introduction to the Quantum FaroArm Series

Get to know our FaroArms and how easy they are to use.
Video

FARO 8-Axis Quantum FaroArm® and ScanArm

This short video shows how easy the FaroArms and ScanArms maneuver in any setting.
VIDEO

In-process Inspection with FaroArms

FaroArms measure parts right on the production floor, eliminating the need for temperature-controlled inspection areas.
CASE STUDY

ATI Casting Service and FARO on the Threshold of Wind Power Growth

The iron casting foundry uses a FaroArm to expedite measurements of wind turbine hubs.

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