Advanced scanning technology can now perform 3D analysis of a scanned turbine blade, automatic pour porosity volume analysis on an aluminum casting, 3D measurements with nominal-actual CAD comparisons on a machined aluminum cylinder head – and more.
This technical assessment explains how the new inspection methods for diagnostic measurement of sheet metal components and body-in-white assemblies at this Turkish automotive manufacturer involves cross scanners being used on coordinate measuring machines.
Retrofitting CMMs or articulated arms with new laser scanners is one affordable option among many that shops are considering.
NVision, Inc. (Coppell, TX) is helping sculptor Somers Randolph gain additional revenue by laser-scanning his creations and saving them as computer models that can be used later to reproduce the original works at any size on a 3D printer. For …
Mobile 3D inspection with optical measuring systems.
NVision volunteers its 3D laser-scanning services to create a life-size sculpture of tribute to his service, as well as that of all members of the military.
Baykal will sell Virtek first article inspection systems in Turkey through regional offices and appointed dealers of its sheet metal fabrication machinery.
The German manufacturer of high precision white light scanners used in industrial measurement and inspection applications has achieved 28 percent of growth in 2012 and 32 percent in 2013, compared to the respective previous year.
Unprecedented speed, accuracy and ease-of use, combined with the fastest paths ever from art to part, make it tough for progressive shops to ignore an investment in 3D scanning.
The Profile360 In-Line Profile Measurement System from Starrett-Bytewise automatically measures pipe diameter and ovality for ERW pipe from 6 in up to 24 in OD at two locations: in-line before cutting, and in final inspection.
The swiveling CALIPRI profile measurement device from NextSense revolutionizes gap and fold edge analysis to increase multifunctional profile measurement process security and reduce costs.