Non-ZEISS Direct Interfaces (NZDI)

ZEISS CALYPSO on other CMMs.

ZEISS CALYPSO NZDI provides a uniform software platform for all of your machines, reduces training requirements, minimizes work when moving ZEISS CALYPSO measurement plans from one system to another, and simplifies measurement reporting.

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Brown & Sharpe CMMs - Sharpe protocol

  • System Requirements

    Supported Sharpe Controllers: Sharpe 32.

    Supported Probes Systems: PH10, PH9, MIP, MIH, PH6, PH1

    Supported Probe Sensors: TP200, TP20, TP6, TP2

    Supported Probe Changers: SCR200, MCR20

    Condition of the CMM: It should be calibrated and within OEM accuracy specifications, as ZEISS CALYPSO will read existing and future calibration data. It should also be in proper working order. We recommend you use your existing calibration service.

    Hardware Not Supported (not inclusive):

    • Manual machines
    • Rotary tables
    • Renishaw active or passive scanning sensors. (SP25, SP600)
    • Renishaw PH8 probe head
    • Renishaw ACR1, ACR2, ACR3 probe changers.
    • Temperature Sensors
  • CALYPSO Requirements

    CALYPSO Versions Supported:

    • CALYPSO 2015, SP5 minimum
    • CALYPSO 2014, SP3 minimum
    • CALYPSO 5.6, SP1 minimum

    CALYPSO NZDI Sharpe Software Driver

    CALYPSO Licenses Required

    • CALYPSO CNC
    • nonCZcontrol

    Recommended PC:

    • MS Windows 7 64-bit OS
    • Intel Xeon E5-1603 2.8 10M 1066 4C CPU
    • 16GB DDR3-1600 ECC (4x4GB) RAM
    • NVIDIA Quadro 2000 1GB GFX Graphics
    • 256GB SATA 1st SSD
    • 16X SuperMulti DVDRW SATA 1st ODD
    • Intel CT x1 PCIe NIC
    • 1 RS232 serial port

    Operating Systems Supported:

    • MS Windows 7 64-bit
    • MS Windows 7 32-bit
  • Installation Instructions

    Step 1: Install CALYPSO software and any service packs prior to installing the interface.

    Step 2: Download and install the CALYPSO NZDI Driver. Follow instructions prompted during the installation.

    Step 3: Configure the SharpClient.ini  file for the host machine.

    • Configuration settings for the interface are stored in the folder, (note 3 underscores before and after NZDI):C:\Users\Public\Documents\Zeiss\CALYPSO\config\equip\___NZDI___\ SharpeInterface
    • If you want to capture a log file and configuration of the system, use the CALYPSO Error Report. All interface log files and configuration settings will be captured in the error report. Log files that the interface generates are stored in: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Zeiss\CALYPSO\log

    Typical SharpeClient.ini parameters:

    Interface

    • CalypsoPort=nonCZcontrol. TCP/IP port for interface. Do not change this value .
    • Logging=8. Creates debugging logs. Default is 8. Choose 1 through 10 for logging details.
    • CommPort=1. RS232 PC port connected to controller. See Windows Device Manager to verify.
    • BaudRate=4800. Baud Rate of the controller. Do not change this value.

    ProbeHead

    • PHType=10. PH10=10, PH9=9, MIP=1, MIH=1, PH1=1.
    • SystemRotation=180.0. Probe head rotation. Do not change this value.
    • WristOrientation=-Z-Y. Probe head orientation. Do not change this value.
    • IsMoveableHead=true. For articulating probe heads. = true for PH10, PH9, MIP, and MIH. =false for PH1.

    System Parameters

    • ScaleCount=10000.0. Do not change this value.
    • TouchSpeed=5.0. CMM speed during approach to probing. Range is 2.0 to 8.0 mm/sec. Recommend 5.0.
    • MaxMoveSpeed=250.00. Max. travel speed of CMM. See CMM specs for value. Range is 50.0 to 300.0 mm/sec.
    • MinApproachDistance=0.10. Value in mm. Recommended 0.1.
    • MinSearchDistance=0.10. Value in mm. Recommended 0.1.
    • MinRetractDistance=0.10. Value in mm. Recommended 0.1.
    • CMM_Number=123456. CMM serial number. Do not change this value.
    • IsManualEquipment=false. Unsupported function.
    • IsRotaryTable=false. Unsupported function.
    • Lasering=false. Unsupported function.

    ProbeOffset

    • XOffset=0.0. Distance in mm from quill end to wrist of probe. Recommend XOffset=0.0.
    • YOffset=0.0. Distance in mm from quill end to wrist of probe. Recommend YOffset=0.0.
    • ZOffset=-90.0. Distance in mm from quill end to wrist of probe. Recommend ZOffset=-90.0.

    ZeroOffset

    • ZeroOffsetX=-350.0. Distance in mm from CMM Home position to most left position of CMM.
    • ZeroOffsetY=500.0. Distance in mm from CMM Home position to most back position of CMM.
    • ZeroOffsetZ=300.0. Distance in mm from CMM Home position to most top position of CMM.

    VolComp

    • VolCompType=3. Type of volume compensation. Do not change this value.
    • VolCompFile=comp.dat. Name of compensation file. Do not change this value.

    Step 4: Copy configuration files from OEM computer to CALYPSO computer

    Copy the following two files located on the OEM computer. For PCDMIS these files are typically located in C:\PCDMISW.

    • downl.oad
    • comp.dat

    To the ZEISS CALYPSO computer folder C:\Users\Public\Documents\Zeiss\CALYPSO\config\equip\___NZDI___\ SharpeInterface\

     

    Step 5: Configure CALYPSO and connect to the NZDI Device.

    Details are found in CALYPSO configuration for NZDI.pdf

  • Calibration Instructions

    By design, the installation of ZEISS CALYPSO on non-ZEISS OEM machines does not require a machine calibration or acceptance test. Machine correction files for machine accuracy are managed and adjusted by the OEM and reside on the OEM Computer. Copying these files to a CALYPSO installation folder will allow CALYPSO to read and apply this calibration data. For quality assurance reasons, you may choose to perform an acceptance test of ZEISS CALYPSO and the CMM system. However, if machine accuracy or repeatability is not within acceptable limits, adjustments must be made to original calibration file and moved to the correct CALYPSO installation folder.


    After the installation of CALYPSO software, or after adjustments are made during a machine calibration, copy the following two files located on the OEM computer. For PCDMIS this is typically located in C:\PCDMISW\

    • downl.oad
    • comp.dat

    To the ZEISS CALYPSO computer folder C:\Users\Public\Documents\Zeiss\CALYPSO\config\equip\___NZDI___\ SharpeInterface\

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