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Creaform’s Blog – News, Tips & Tricks about 3D technologies

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3D Measurement Systems: An Alternative Solution to Visual Inspection Systems for Inline Inspection in Smart Factories

Performing bad inspections and delivering defective parts are scenarios that manufacturing companies want to avoid imperatively. Therefore, they must detect anomalies before they become major defects and they must make…

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Demystifying the difference between quality control and quality assurance

Quality control, quality assurance & quality systems What are quality management systems? In order to determine the difference between quality assurance and quality control, it is important to understand two…

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What is a CMM? Everything you need to know about coordinate measuring machines and their types.

What is a CMM machine? A coordinate measuring machine, also known as a CMM, is a piece of equipment that measures the geometries of physical objects. CMMs using a probing…

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CMM Issues and How to Address Them Through Automated Quality Control

In today’s hypercompetitive market, manufacturing companies face a multitude of challenges on their production lines. Many of those are connected to the quality control process, which aims to ensure the…

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Go!SCAN SPARK versus HandySCAN 3D | SILVER and BLACK Series

What is the best choice for your needs? Recently, Creaform released a new member of the HandySCAN 3D line-up: the SILVER Series, which offers some of the best characteristics of…

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3D scanning & metrology in the automotive industry

In today’s automotive industries, just-in-time and automated manufacturing workflows require exceptionally high levels of precision, repeatability and traceability. Car manufacturers, which work with parts assemblies from a vast array of…

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What is Reverse Engineering?

Reverse engineering is the process that identifies a physical object’s properties by performing a comprehensive analysis of its structure, functions and operations. Measurements of the object’s full surface geometry are…

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Explore the uncommon possibilities that portable 3D measurements technologies open up – Part 1

3D Scanning and Metrology in Non-Industrial Application 3D scanning and metrology—among the myriad of measurement methods out there—are sometimes depicted as being part of state-of-the-art sectors and technologies, accessible only…

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From HandySCAN 3D to Harley Davidson Custom Bike

Harley-Davidson Fans are certainly familiar with Thunderbike . Founded in 1985, the company from Hamminkeln in the Lower Rhine region specializes in the retrofitting of Harley-Davidson motorcycles (custom bikes) and…

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American Magic Update With Creaform 3D Scanners

The design team for the New York Yacht Club’s American Magic, the US Challenger for the 36th Americas Cup, is continuing to drive innovations to its 75-foot monohull in final…

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