In the realm of optical metrology, precision is paramount, and the Leitz PMM (Precision Coordinate Measuring Machine) Gold sets the gold standard. Much like its esteemed counterpart, the Leitz PMM-C CMMs, the Leitz PMM Gold is a highly precise, premium metrology device engineered to excel in the most demanding optical inspection requirements across a spectrum of precision applications.

Unmatched Optical Precision: The Leitz PMM Gold represents the pinnacle of optical metrology, offering fast, ultra-high accuracy results that surpass industry expectations. Its advanced capabilities cater to a diverse range of precision applications, where optical precision is imperative for success.

Exceptional Accuracy Across the Series: Just like its CMM counterpart, the Leitz PMM Gold is part of the latest generation of Leitz metrology devices, and it doesn’t disappoint in terms of accuracy. It consistently delivers exceptional precision across the entire series, meeting the needs of even the most exacting applications.

Configured for Optical Excellence:The Leitz PMM Gold is meticulously configured to achieve the highest level of measurement capability using ultra-high precision optics. It incorporates fixed probe head measurements, ensuring maximum repeatability and unrivaled form measurement accuracy. Whether you’re dealing with intricate optical components, intricate surface profiles, or the subtlest of features, this instrument rises to the challenge.

Modular Versatility for Optimal Results:In the pursuit of optical precision, adaptability is key. The Leitz PMM Gold features a modular sensor and styli changer rack, which empowers users to handpick the best optical stylus options for each specific application. This flexibility guarantees that the device can seamlessly adapt to varying measurement scenarios, making it a versatile tool for optical metrologists.


A New Dawn in Optical Metrology: The Leitz PMM Gold transcends the boundaries of optical precision, offering a multitude of advantages:

  • Unrivaled Optical Precision: It provides fast, ultra-high accuracy measurements for even the most intricate optical features, setting new standards in optical metrology.
  • Consistent Accuracy Series-Wide: Like its CMM counterpart, the Leitz PMM Gold maintains exceptional precision across the entire series, ensuring that every measurement meets or exceeds industry requirements.
  • Tailored Optical Excellence: Configured for optical supremacy, this instrument guarantees maximum repeatability and form measurement accuracy, even in the most challenging measurement scenarios.
  • Versatility Meets Precision: Thanks to its modular sensor and styli changer rack, users can select the optimal stylus options for each unique optical application, ensuring precision without compromise.

Application challenges

Highly accurate measurement of size and form features with very low tolerances

  • Very tight tolerance functional form features: straightness, flatness, roundness, cylindricity, line/surface profile
  • Inspecting complex geometries and high-value sensitive parts with the tightest tolerances at sub-micron levels
  • Evaluation of all gear parameters and modifications
  • Calibrating gauges and master parts 
  • Precise measurement and evaluation of special geometrical features (e.g. polygons, blisks, blades)

Leitz PMM-C Precision benefits

  • Fast ultra-high accuracy measurement of very tight tolerance (< 7 µm) functional form features
  • Very high measurement capability (Cg, Cgk, Gauge R&R)
  • Sub-micron accuracy and reproducibility required for calibrating master parts and gauges
  • Increased acceptance range of produced parts thanks to minimised measurement uncertainty
  • Measuring any type of gear, gear segments, gear racks and gear cutters.
  • Low force probing to avoid part distortion or damage
  • Non-contact measurements with chromatic white light and interferometric sensors
  • Simultaneous 4-axis scanning – optical or tactile – in combination with a rotary table

Avantier’s utilization of the Leitz PMM Gold opens up a multitude of opportunities to deliver significant value to its customers across various industries. Here’s a detailed breakdown of how Avantier can leverage this advanced metrology tool and the associated values it can offer:

  1. Enhanced Product Quality: Avantier can use the Leitz PMM Gold to ensure that its products consistently meet the most stringent quality standards. By conducting highly accurate and precise measurements of critical features and components, Avantier can minimize manufacturing errors and produce products with exceptional quality. Customers can trust that the products they receive are built to exact specifications, reducing the risk of defects and ensuring reliable performance.
  2. Reduced Manufacturing Costs: The Leitz PMM Gold’s ability to measure components with very tight tolerances allows Avantier to optimize its manufacturing processes. By identifying and rectifying deviations early in the production cycle, Avantier can reduce scrap and rework, ultimately lowering manufacturing costs. This cost-saving benefit can be passed on to customers in the form of competitive pricing for high-quality products.
  3. Faster Time to Market: The Leitz PMM Gold’s fast and reliable measurement capabilities enable Avantier to expedite its product development cycles. This translates to quicker time-to-market for new products, giving Avantier a competitive edge in responding to customer demands and industry trends. Customers benefit from faster access to innovative solutions and can seize opportunities in rapidly evolving markets.
  4. Customization and Precision: Avantier can utilize the modular sensor and styli changer rack of the Leitz PMM Gold to tailor measurement solutions to each customer’s specific needs. Whether it’s ensuring precision in specialized components or adapting to unique geometries, Avantier can provide customized solutions for its customers. This level of customization ensures that customers receive precisely what they require, leading to higher satisfaction and product performance.
  5. Data-Driven Decision Making: Avantier can offer its customers data-rich insights derived from the Leitz PMM Gold’s measurements. This data can be used not only for quality control but also for process optimization. Customers can make informed decisions that drive efficiency, reduce waste, and achieve cost savings based on the detailed measurement data provided by Avantier.
  6. Calibration Services: Leveraging the Leitz PMM Gold’s sub-micron accuracy and reproducibility, Avantier can provide calibration services for its customers’ gauges and master parts. This ensures that customers’ measurement equipment remains accurate and reliable, reducing measurement uncertainty. Calibration services contribute to maintaining quality throughout the supply chain.
  7. Quality Assurance Documentation: Avantier can deliver comprehensive quality assurance documentation to its customers, including detailed reports generated by the Leitz PMM Gold. These reports serve as evidence of product quality and compliance with industry standards. Customers can use these reports for their own quality documentation and regulatory compliance, streamlining their processes.
  8. Competitive Advantage: By incorporating the Leitz PMM Gold into its operations, Avantier can differentiate itself in the market by offering products and services that meet the highest standards of precision and accuracy. This can lead to stronger customer relationships and increased market share. Customers benefit from Avantier’s commitment to quality and precision, resulting in improved product performance and reliability.

In summary, Avantier’s integration of the Leitz PMM Gold into its manufacturing processes positions the company to deliver enhanced product quality, cost savings, faster time-to-market, customization, data-driven insights, calibration services, quality assurance documentation, and a competitive advantage to its customers. These value-added services can strengthen customer relationships and drive growth for Avantier in its target markets. Please contact us if you’d like to schedule a consultation or submit a request for quote on your next project.


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