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In addition, we are the official distributor of Blum-Novotest products in the greater Northeastern United States.

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Blum-Novotest Distributor of In-Process Measuring & Testing Technology

Caron Engineering is an authorized Blum-Novotest distributor and integrator of innovative and high-precision measuring and testing technology. With countless applications across dozens of industries, Blum-Novotest distributor Caron Engineering can provide globally recognized machine testing technology with hands-on integration support and exceptional customer service. As the distributor for the greater New England region of the United States, Caron Engineering is proud to offer this exceptional technology to the following states and regions: 


  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Central & Eastern Regions of New York and Pennsylvania

To request more information on how Caron Engineering can become your authorized Blum-Novotest distributor, please submit a form through our contact page and we will be happy to help you find the right in-machine metrology solution for your manufacturing facility.

Laser Measuring Systems

As a Blum-Novotest distributor, Caron Engineering offers laser measuring systems for a non-contact-based tool setting solution inside the machine. These systems provide data that can be used to analyze tools of various shapes and sizes. As a tool enters the laser beam, these systems continuously measure the shading of the beam to gather data. Laser Measuring Systems provide:


  • Tool identification
  • Tool wear
  • Tool length and radius measurement
  • Single cutting-edge monitoring
  • Thermal compensation
  • Preventative maintenance information (spindle health, tool life, etc.

Tool Setters

Blum Tool Setter

A contact based tool setting solution inside the machine. Tool Setters, also referred to as Setting Probes, provide simple tool geometry by measuring the tool’s length and/or radius offset, wear and/or breakage. Tool Setters provide:

  • Tool wear
  • Tool length and radius measurement
  • Tool breakage detection
  • Thermal compensation

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Touch Probes

Workpiece Touch Probes set workpiece origin and measure features on the machined part to verify if component dimensions are within tolerance. Touch Probes inspect the workpiece by touching the part in various predetermined locations based on the CNC program cycle. Also called Part Probes, they provide:

  • Part and fixture setup
  • Workpiece measurement
  • Thermal compensation
  • Tool wear compensation

DIGILOG Scanning Probes

Blum Scanning Probe

Instead of recording values based on various touches to the part, DIGILOG Scanning Probes from Blum-Novotest scans the part, recording a constant stream of data to create a comparative measurement between a master part and the workpiece. DIGILOG Scanning Probes provide:

  • Contour scan
  • Shape profile
  • Detection of part discontinuity

Visit the Blum website to learn more

Bore Gauges

Bore Gauges are used to measure bore dimensions during mass production of serial workpieces. The device generates measurement data independent of the machine tool’s positioning, therefore it can also be mounted outside of the machine tool, on a robot arm (for example). Bore Gauges are most commonly used in the automotive industry, providing:

  • Diameter measurement
  • Position measurement
  • Roundness measurement
  • Cylindricity measurement
  • Concentricity measurement

Surface Roughness Gauges

Similar to DIGILOG Scanning Probes, Surface Roughness Gauges inspect the surface finish of a workpiece using a pulling movement. This type of movement is used to measure the amount of deflection as it relates to the distance traveled to evaluate the surface finish of the part. Roughness Gauges provide:

  • Roughness and/or surface texture measurement

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