FARO®, one of the world’s most trusted sources for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction BIM/CIM, public safety forensics and 3D machine vision applications, introduces the next generation FARO Design ScanArmFARO 2.0, specifically designed to address the most demanding challenges and requirements faced by product design and product engineering professionals. It offers an exceptional combination of flexibility, reliability, value and performance through best in class accuracy, resolution and ergonomics.
Automatic detection, traceability and quality control of products are becoming increasingly important tasks across all stages of production. These trends are aided by inexpensive cameras and high-performance computers, which enable the use of image processing technology in more areas than ever before. Image processing has several advantages over visual inspection by humans, especially for quality control purposes. Optical inspection based on image processing can be carried out in a highly repeatable and deterministic manner. Measurements of parts down to the micrometer range, which are almost impossible to perform for humans, can be implemented easily.
SHINING 3D, one of the leading companies in 3D digitizing and 3D printing industry, announced a joint partnership with PointShape, the well-known engineering and software developing company. This new partnership provides users with both world-leading 3D scanning technologies and cutting-edge industrial 3D software, empowering and streamlining a competitive solution for the users’ application in terms of inspection, measurement process, custom modification, reverse engineering and many others.
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence will exhibit solutions for virtual verification and physical inspection together at formnext 2017, demonstrating how information technology solutions can be used to drive process optimisation and improve the quality of parts produced using additive manufacturing techniques.
Quality assurance is vital for accurate production of patient-specific joints and prostheses, therefore Baltic Orthoservice uses a multi-sensor CMM and laser scanner in conjunction with a micro-CT system. The multi-sensor CMM is used for fast surface and screw hole inspection of the 3D-printed implants. The XT H 225 CT system is used to guarantee internal structure quality and geometrical accuracy between CAD implant model and manufactured implant. The combination of these technologies enables Baltic Orthoservice to achieve the best accuracy and highest quality for a wide variety of medical devices.
The measuring area of the production plant for the VW Crafter, newly built in the Polish town of Września, is a model for future-oriented technology. The measuring stations equipped with optical and tactile measuring systems contribute to this, as well as the driverless transport plates, which transport all kinds of body parts and their measuring…