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Vtube-laser logo 1.96.png See a complete list of VTube-LASER videos on this page.

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Version 2

Video 69: PATH MANAGER SEARCH AND MOVE

The PATH MANAGER is window that contains a list of paths that you want to access often in VTube-LASER.

This video shows how the new SEARCH and MOVE feature works in the PATH MANAGER.

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Video 68: RECALLING and SENDING DATA with ADDATA ZMODEM PROTOCOL

This is a 21-second video showing VTube-LASER communicating with a bender using the Addata ZModem protocol.

First, do a RECALL to update BLUE bender data columns from the bender. Second, SEND the ORANGE columns with corrected data to the bender.

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Video 67: When to use UNISCAN and MULTISCAN Scanning Modes in VTube-LASER

This video demonstrates how and why to switch from UNISCAN to MULTISCAN scanning modes and back.

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Video 66: VTube-LASER Speed Test - LOAD PROJECT - SCAN - REPORT

This is a speed test on a 3 bend exhaust part. The goal is show how easy it is to load a project and scan it in order to get a report.

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Video 65: Introducton to the PRECISION WEIGHT CONTROL Alignment

Precision Weight Control Alignment allows you to take-over the weighting of every straight section in a VTube-LASER tube. See how the feature works in this video.

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Video 64: Introduction to the DUAL CYLINDER FIT Feature for Scanning

This video shows why the Dual Cylinder Fit feature is a ground-breaking addition to VTube-LASER. If you scan tube shapes, then you should upgrade to this version of VTube-LASER immediately. Watch the video to see why.

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Video 63: Quick Demo of ORBIT Control Window

This is a quick demo of the ORBIT Control window that was released in version 2.8.

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Video 62: Setup and Correct SOCO Benders with VTube-LASER Communications

Created at Tube Form Solutions, this video demonstrates VTube-LASER being used to setup a SOCO bender from a solid model, then correcting the bend program through a network connection by measuring the tube shape and sending correction data to the bender.

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Video 61: Setup and Correct Alpine Benders with VTube-LASER Network Communications

Created at Elite Tube & Fabrication, this video demonstrates VTube-LASER being used to setup an Alpine bender from a solid model, then correcting the bend program through a network connection by measuring the tube shape and sending correction data to the bender.

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Video 60: Diameter Cut Plane - Quick Tutorial

Michael Cone explains the concept behind the DCP (Diameter Cut Plane) feature and demonstrates how it works. This is a new innovation added in version 2.6.

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Video 59: Diameter Cut Plane - Quick Demo

This video shows what you can do with the DCP (Diameter Cut Plane) feature added in version 2.6. With DCP, even if the laser stripe is crosses multiple straights at the same time, it finds and keeps the closest one - on-the-fly. It even filters out non-diameter objects that are behind the top diameter.

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Video 58: Speed Test - Reverse Engineer to SOLIDWORKS in Less than 60 Seconds

This video shows how fast VTube-LASER can reverse engineer a tube and build it in SOLIDWORKS - including BEND PROFILE measurements to measure the radius values. The version of VTube-LASER in this video is 2.5.

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Video 57: How To COMPLETELY Reverse Engineer a Tube with the New BEND PROFILE Feature

This video shows how to measure a bend profile to calculate the true radius during reverse engineering of a tube. The version of VTube-LASER in this video is 2.5.

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Video 56: How to Manually Setup for Measuring Split Bends from Traditional Part Data (180-Degree Bends)

This video shows how to setup Split Bend for measuring 180-degree bends from parts defined in prints. The version of VTube-LASER in this video is 2.5.

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Video 55: How to Use Bender Data to Setup the Master Part

Sometimes it's necessary to setup the master part from bender data rather than the normal solid model import or the manual entry of centerline XYZ coordinates.

This video shows you how to do that. The version of VTube-LASER in this video is 2.5.

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Video 54: How to Calibrate the FARO Probes in VTube-LASER

Calibrated FARO probes is a foundational skill that is critical for successful measurements.

This video shows how to calibrate the probes and laser scanners from inside VTube-LASER.

The version of VTube-LASER shown in the video is 2.3.

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Video 53: Introductory Training in VTube-LASER Version 2

This video is designed for FARO account managers - but it's also good for customers with new users that need to learn how to use VTube-LASER.

It shows how to use the training/demo document for VTube-LASER for training and for giving demonstrations.

You can download the training document from this page.

The version of VTube-LASER shown in the video is 2.3.

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Video 51: Changing the Part Shape by Changing Bender Data

See how easy it is to quickly change the part shape by editing the bender data.

The version of VTube-LASER shown in the video is 2.2.

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Video 50: VTube User Interface Scan Sounds

This video shows VTube-LASER User Interface scan sounds.

Sounds are an important part of the user interface in VTube. They are designed to give the operators auditory feed back so that they can keep their eyes focused on the part.

The version of VTube-LASER shown in the video is 2.2.

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Video 49: Measuring a Tube Gauge

This video shows how to measure a tube gauge with VTube-LASER.

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Video 48: Reverse-Engineering Demonstrated

This video shows how to reverse engineer a tube shape with VTube-LASER.

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Video 47: MultiScan Measuring Technique

This video shows the MultiScan measuring technique.

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Video 46: How to Measure Straights With Brackets And Other Objects

This video shows how to scan around objects on a tube straight.

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Video 45: How to Measure Previous Straights Again

This video shows how repeat a measurement of previous straights.

It also shows you how to skip ahead for over straights that have already been measured.

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Video 44: Entering LRA Data to Establish the Master Data

This quick video shows how to enter LRA bender data to establish the MASTER data for a part.

We refer to the calculation required as "Reverse Calculation" because it reverses the normal direction of calculation in VTube so that the centerline XYZ data after the LRA data is entered.

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Video 43: Wire-form Measuring - 20-second Import and 16-second Measure

For applications that are time-critical, this video shows how VTube-LASER can import and measure tubes very quickly.

Click on the image to watch a video with timers. The part in this video is a wire-form.

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Video 42: How To Use a Solid Model to Build VTube-LASER MASTER Data

Click on the image to see a video on how to build VTube-LASER MASTER data from a solid model

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Video 41: Winton Bender Corrections Loop Video

Click on the image to see a 60 second video on how correction loops work with the Winton RD bender:

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Video 40: Sixty Second SPLIT BEND Feature Demo

It's easy and it's accurate: VTube-LASER measures 180 degree bends using a very accurate and unique SPLIT BEND feature.

This video shows how easy it is to use the feature with the FARO scanner.

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Video 39: Measuring the Demo Tube 3 Radius With the Ball Probe

Measuring the radius with a ball probe is very consistent if done properly.

This video shows how to measure the radius with a ball probe to determine a good default radius during reverse engineering.

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Video 38: Measuring Demo Part 3 with the HD Scanner on a Table Surface

This is a quick video showing how to measure demo tube 3 on a table surface with the HD scanner.

There is no narration in this video.

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Video 37: Measuring Demo Part 3 with the HD Scanner in a Tube Clamp

This is a quick video showing how to measure demo tube 3 in a tube clamp with the HD scanner.

There is no narration in this video.

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Version 1.96

Video 35: The Difference Between End Length Adjustment and End Measured Offsets

This is a tutorial by the developer of VTube-LASER, Michael Cone. Michael explains the difference between the END LENGTH ADJUSTMENT values and the END MEASURED OFFSET values in the Part Setup menus.

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Video 34: Using Tube Data Storage Menu to Access Historical Data

This is a tutorial by the developer of VTube-LASER, Michael Cone. Michael will show you how use Tube Data Storage to permanently store historical data about every measure made by VTube-LASER.

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Version 1.94

Video 33: Reverse Engineering a Tube Using the Ball Probe

This is a tutorial by the developer of VTube-LASER, Michael Cone. Michael will show you how you can reverse engineer a tube with a FARO Edge arm and the ball probe.

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Video 32: The Benefits if Wide Diameter Scanning

This is a tutorial by the developer of VTube-LASER, Michael Cone. Michael will show you why wide diameter scanning is superior to other forms of scanning tubes.

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Video 31: How to Reverse-Engineer a Tube

This video shows how to reverse engineer a tube in VTube-LASER 1.94.

The tube used is demo tube number 3. (Filename: "VTube-Laser Demo 3.vtp")

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Video 30: Springback Compensation Tutorial

This video shows how calculate the anticipated bend angle springback and then compensate the bend setup to make the first part shape close to the nominal shape.

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