Retired VTube-LASER Videos
Why These Are Retired
These videos are very old and may have usefulness in some points, but are outdated in many parts of the video due to software changes.
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The Video List
Video 52: Reverse Engineering a Tube to Build in SOLIDWORKS
See how easy it is to quickly measure a tube with VTube-LASER then build it as a fully constrained and defined tube in SOLIDWORKS.
Video 36: From Tube Measure to SolidWorks Speed Test
This is a demonstration of how to create a fully defined 3DSketch tube shape in SolidWorks by from a tube measurement in 2 minutes, 20 seconds.
Version 1.93 - July 21, 2014
Video 29: How to Measure Rectangular Tube Shapes
|Follow this quick video to learn how to use VTube-LASER to measure a rectangular tube shape.|
Version 1.89 - March 25, 2014
Video 28: User Interface Sounds Version 1.89
User interface sounds are important for customers that prefer to not look back at the user interface while measuring.
Version 1.87 - February 18, 2014
Video 27: New Features in Version 1.87
|This video shows an overview of new features in VTube-LASER version 1.87 - including the new UniScan feature.|
Version 1.84 - November 21, 2013
Video 26: Measuring 2.5" Diameter Tube at FABTECH
|This video shows our application engineer, Scott Crawford, using VTube-LASER 1.84 to measure a 2.5 inch tube bent in the HMT booth on a Horn bender.|
Version 1.84 - November 6, 2013
Video 25: How To Measure a Radius with the Laser Scanner
|This video shows how to measure a tube radius in VTube-LASER 1.83 and 1.84.|
Version 1.84 - October 11, 2013
Video 24: How To Reverse Engineer a Tube with a 180-Degree Bend
|This video shows how to measure a tube with a 180-degree bend with no master data in VTube-LASER 1.83.|
Version 1.83 - July 29, 2013
Video 23: Entering Tube Print Data To Establish the Master Data
|This video shows how to enter data from a tube print in order to establish the master part data in VTube-LASER v1.83|
Video 22: Importing XLS Data To Establish the Master Data
|This video shows how to import a new XLS language file into VTube-STEP or VTube-LASER 1.83|
Version 1.82 - June 19, 2013
Video 21: Measuring with a Ball Probe
|This video shows how to measure a tube with a ball probe in VTube-LASER Version 1.82|
Version 1.81.5 - April 5, 2013
Video Topic: Point Count and Straight Count
|This short video shows the correspondence between centerline point count and straight count. It helps explain where the straight count comes from when you press the "Set to MASTER Count" button.|
Version 1.81.4 - March 28, 2013
Video Topic: How to Change Languages
|This short video shows how to change the language in the VTube user interface.||
Video Topic: How to Use the Language Editor
|How to edit any language for the VTube user interface using the VTube Language Editor or Microsoft Excel.||
Version 1.81.3 - February 22, 2013
Video Topic: The New Floating DRO (Digital Readout)
This video shows a short closeup of the new floating DRO window in VTube-LASER.
Version 1.81.1 - February 5, 2013
Video Topic: How to Use Hard Point 321 PLP (Plane-Line-Point)
This video shows how to use the 321 PLP method to align a part. It describes reasons to switch to this method of alignment in unusual circumstances.
Version 1.80.1 - December 14, 2012
Video Topic: Repeatability Test for Surface-Coated Aluminum
This demonstrates a quick repeatability test of a surface-coated aluminum tube.
Video Topic: Effective End Scans
This demonstrates the different end scan techniques for measuring tube.
Version 1.80 - December 8, 2012
Video Topic: Effective highly reflective aluminum scanning
This is a proof-of-concept video for a 1/2" highly reflective aluminum tube. The goal is to demonstrate repeatability better than 300 microns.
Version 1.80 - November 23, 2012
How to extract a tube centerline of demo part 2 with VTube-STEP version 1.80. Note that this part has a 180 degree bend - which requires special steps for import anc calculation.
Version 1.76.4 - May 15, 2012
How to measure a straight tube.
How to use Measured tube data to create Master tube data.
Version 1.76.3 - April 2, 2012
How to setup the Scanner Control to measuring tubes with the laser probe.
Version 1.76 - March 15, 2012
Unbending a tube with coping at either end.
Version 1.75 - February 2012
- View on YouTube - Measuring a small 8mm tube that bends back on itself
- Download MP4 - Measuring a small 8mm tube that bends back on itself
- View on YouTube - Measuring a highly deformed 6 inch tube for hydroforming
- Download MP4 - Measuring a highly deformed 6 inch tube for hydroforming
- View on YouTube - Reverse engineering a highly reflective part with a 180 degree bend
- Download MP4 - Reverse engineering a highly reflective part with a 180 degree bend
- View on YouTube - How to compare two Supravision project files in VTube-LASER
- Download MP4 - How to compare two Supravision project files in VTube-LASER
- View on YouTube - STEP Mode Solid Model Import of Large Diameter Tube
- Download MP4 - STEP Mode Solid Model Import of Large Diameter Tube
- View on YouTube - How to demonstrate VTube-LASER importing a CAD model.
- Download MP4 - How to demonstrate VTube-LASER importing a CAD model.
- View on YouTube - How to demonstrate measuring the VTube-LASER demo tube.
- Download MP4 - How to demonstrate measuring the VTube-LASER demo tube.