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Contour Elite 3D Optical Microscopes

Bruker’s Contour Elite™ 3D optical microscopes combine the ContourGT® platform’s proven, industry-leading metrology, the ease-of use of Vision64® analysis software, and exceptional new imaging capabilities. Contour Elite delivers the high-speed operation, accuracy, and repeatability that top-level R&D and production requires, and adds the imaging and display advantages commonly associated with confocal microscopy. 

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3D Optical Microscope Industries

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Automotive and Aerospace


Understanding surface wear and its underlying causes is critical to the manufacture and maintenance of automotive and aerospace parts, such as bearings, seals, drive trains, shafts, brake components, and much more.

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Medical Devices and Implants


Orthopedic implants and other medical devices must be precisely manufactured to extremely tight tolerances to ensure a component’s functionality and longevity after fitting or surgical implantation.

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Semiconductor and Microelectronics


Contour Elite 3D optical microscopes provide the high sensitivity and stability necessary for precision 3D surface measurements in applications and environments that are challenging for other metrology systems, such as advanced QA/QC and R&D applications within the high-brightness LED, solar, semiconductor, and MEMS markets.

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Precision Machining and Tooling


From the production of aircraft aluminum alloys to small custom-application screws, precision machining reaches into every technology and industry.

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Contour Elite K

High-stability, bench-top vibration-tolerant design

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Contour Elite I

Fully automated bench-top design with integrated air isolation

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Contour Elite X

Fully automated, integral vibration-isolation floor-mount design

If you don’t require the latest imaging advances of Contour Elite, Bruker’s ContourGT models offer many of the same metrology and ease of use advantages, without the high-fidelity monochrome and color capabilities of Elite:

·         ContourGT-K 

·         ContourGT-I

·         ContourGT-X