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The Invaluable Role of Traceable Data in Documenting Aircraft Dents

Poorly documented dents can lead to more significant problems, potentially compromising the aircraft’s structural integrity or performance. They can trap moisture and lead to corrosion. The stress they generate can initiate fatigue cracks. Their impact on the structure can also affect the aircraft’s aerodynamic performance.

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Seeds of innovation: How Amazone reaps the benefits with Creaform’s MetraSCAN 3D

Founded in 1883, Amazone has a rich heritage of over 140 years in developing agricultural equipment that blends tradition with innovative technologies. Still a family-run business to this day, Amazone is based in Germany and is a worldwide leader in agricultural machinery, with an expansive sales network across the globe.

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The Difference Between Stated Accuracy and Accredited Accuracy

Stated accuracy refers to the accuracy that a manufacturer claims, while accredited accuracy is an objective measurement of a product’s true accuracy.

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Your Risk-Based Assessment Model is Only as Accurate as Your Data

As an asset owner, would you rather have three data you are 100% confident in or a thousand points you cannot trust? This question pertains to the integrity assessment of plants, refineries, or pipelines, where thickness loss measurements are collected every one to two years.

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Navigating the Shift to Automated Manufacturing with 3D Scanning

Explore how manufacturers can overcome the challenges of automation complexity, cost misconceptions, and skill gaps with strategic 3D scanning solutions.

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Electrifying an Aircraft Using 3D Scanning and Augmented Reality

The aeronautics industry is without question a dynamic sector of activity where progress takes place at breakneck pace and where the players in the field have to deal with remarkable technological advances that follow each other at increasingly shorter intervals.

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Conquest, Innovation and Industrial Robustness

There are industries and manufacturing processes that, even though they rely on technology, innovation and progress, have one foot in the past and one foot in the future. It’s namely the case of infrastructure companies such as water conveyance systems manufacturers.

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Use of 3D scanner increases efficiency and reduces labor and material costs

Management and customers demand realistic implementation of individual welding processes at low costs. These costs are often caused by inefficient work processes, such as reworking due to excess or insufficient use of materials, or customer complaints.

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Smart Steps to Integrating 3D Scanning in Your Quality Control

Discover how smart investments in 3D scanning technologies can transform your quality control processes. Explore our guide to select the right device.

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Do you have confidence in your 3D measurements? Are you certain they are accurate, repeatable, and reliable?

Do you ever question the accuracy and reliability of your quality control (QC) process? Do you ever doubt the quality of your measurement setup, especially if you are a non-expert in 3D scanning?

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Experiencing Innovation: Creaform’s Brand Evolution Unveiled

Welcome to an exciting new chapter in Creaform’s journey! We’re thrilled to share with you the details of our rebranding initiative, marking a significant milestone in our company’s evolution. As you may have already seen in our recent social media posts, emails, or press release, we’re excited to officially announce our renewed commitment to innovation, excellence, and customer experience.

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3D scanning for gas-powered cars conversions of electrical vehicle design

The automotive industry is undergoing a huge transformation. As the world moves towards more sustainable energy sources, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming a driving force to transition from gas-powered cars. Just recently, Gear Patrol and Car and Driver have showcased future EVs from a wide range of automotive manufacturers, including Acura, Audi, Mercedes, Chevrolet, Ford, BMW, Polestar, Kia and Hyundai, just to name a few.

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Unveiling the Hidden Hurdles of Automotive Part Manufacturers

Manufacturing sheet metal is far from a simple task. It requires rigorous inspection, primarily due to the high quality and stringent safety standards required in the automotive industry.

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Responses from a customer survey asking what the main limitation of 3D scanning is.

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New 3D Scanner Revolutionizing Extensive Surface Damage Assessment

The benefits associated with 3D scanning are unanimously acknowledged in the NDT industry. They involve the acquisition of data independent of the user’s expertise or experience, increased precision and repeatability, and significant productivity gains compared to more traditional techniques.

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3D Scanning Helps with the Design of Engine Block Mounts

Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH has been a German based sales and service partner of Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of construction machinery, since 1954.

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3D Scanning vs Manual Techniques: A Comparison of Their Effectiveness in Evaluating Large and Curved Surfaces

Our non-destructive surface evaluation solution for the pipeline industry has received valuable feedback since its launch last year.

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Revolutionizing Design: INTAV’s Journey with 3D Scanning for Motorcycle Accessories

INTAV SRL is an Italian company with more than 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing luminous and acoustic warning devices for emergency, rescue, and operative vehicles.

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Vehicle manufacturing company uses 3D scanners to increase design quality and optimize engineering times

The use of the Go!SCAN SPARK and VXmodel leads to significant improvements in the internal processes when carrying out projects at the Swiss company Sutter AG.

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Electric Dream: The Booming Popularity of Electric Vehicles and What It Means for Automotive Part Manufacturers

Based on the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) projections (featured in the newest edition of the Global EV Outlook), the share of electric vehicles (EVs) in the overall car market has risen from around 4% in 2020 to 14% in 2022 and is set to increase further to 18% in 2023. There is no doubt that demand for EVs is booming, and sales are set to surge to another record total this year.

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MetraSCAN 3D helps to create pipeline machinery improvements

Thanks to the 3D scanner, SICIM SpA can detect complex geometries from machineries and their technical designers are supported in project developments.

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Lee Chi Enterprises Co. Ltd. optimizes its bicycle part production with Creaform’s 3D scanners

Lee Chi Enterprises Co. Ltd. develops progressive and innovative lines of BMX, mountain and road bike components under the Promax brand.

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Production Control in the Casting Industry: Ensuring Component Geometries

GF Casting Solutions Altenmarkt GmbH & Co KG is one of the leading solution providers for lightweight components in the mobility and energy sector and operates, among other things, a light metal foundry for automotive components, structural parts and powertrain parts that are manufactured using the aluminum and magnesium die-cast process.

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Do You Have Trouble Measuring and Analyzing Large Parts?

You work in aerospace, transportation, energy, mining, or heavy industries. You manufacture large parts and assemblies, some with black or shiny surfaces. You want to measure these large parts with high accuracy and fine detail without having to move them from their production environment. And, above all, you don’t want to siphon off all your budget. If these sentences describe you, the blog below will surely be of interest.

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Electrifying the future with 3D scanning technologies

Nexans is leading the charge to the new world of electrification. The group is a leader in designing and manufacturing cable systems and services across several business areas, including energy…

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Automated Quality Control Best Practices for End-to-End Manufacturers

End-to-end manufacturers are companies that lead products through the entire manufacturing process, from design to customer delivery. Unlike businesses that manufacture their products with a segmented manufacturing process, end-to-end manufacturers…

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3D scanners: Improving Shipbuilding Production Workflows

The shipbuilding industry is a critical component of any country’s infrastructure and economy. However, the process of ship construction, particularly the installation of pipes throughout the hull, is challenging and…

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JOST agricultural machinery

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New 3D scanners help Ålö Agricultural Machinery analyze a loader’s part dimensions and deviations

Ålö Agricultural Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ålö, is a leading manufacturer of loaders and implements for agricultural tractors. With production facilities in four countries and customers in over 50, Ålö holds approximately 30% of the world market for tractor loaders exceeding 50 hp.

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Improving manufacturing precision at National Steel Car with the MetraSCAN BLACK

National Steel Car is a leading railroad freight and tank car manufacturer. Based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and founded in 1912, the company develops and produces over 76 model variations of freight and tank cars for railroad, agriculture, chemical, construction, metal, energy, and financial/leasing companies in Canada and the United States.

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American Magic’s Team Gears Up for the 37th America’s Cup With Creaform

The New York City Yacht Club’s American Magic team once again chooses Creaform’s 3D measurement technologies to gear up for the next America’s Cup. Learn more.

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Once Fastest Train Now Immortalized to the Finest Detail with 3D Scanning

Developing a new type of train that could transport luxury tourists from Tokyo to mountain resorts, such as Hakone and Mount Fuji, and beaches, such as Odawara and Enoshima, in…

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Harnessing the Power of Fusion Energy, a Dream Becoming Reality with Precise 3d Measurements

Recreating the fusion reaction occurring in the Sun’s core here on Earth; this is the mission that scientists and engineers have taken up with ITER, one of human history’s most ambitious engineering projects.

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Results Revealed and Facts Exposed: Benchmarking Two 3D Scanning Metrology Solutions to Save Inspection Time

More time—this is a luxury that many people wish they could afford. What about engineers who work long hours to design and manufacture molds to produce automotive performance parts, such as engine devices, transmissions, and electronic controls? What would they do if they could save 85% of the time required for mold inspections?

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Laboratory at AIC where students work on development and construction within the framework of the Extreme Automotive Program (EAP).

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Automotive Intelligence Center: 3D scanners – a key aid when training for a career in the automotive industry

AIC-Automotive Intelligence Center, based in Amorebieta-Etxano, Bizkaia, is a European center for the generation of value for the automotive industry based on a concept of open innovation where companies improve their positioning through cooperation.

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a man scans a Tesla car wheel with the HandySCAN 3D scanner

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APEX Race Parts uses 3D scanner to stay at the wheel of impressive race car innovation

Based in California but servicing the entire United States, APEX Race Parts brings the latest wheel and tire technology to the automotive racing industry. The business employs dozens of car racing experts that are driven by the need for speed and performance.

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Jobs that took hours or days can now be done in minutes or seconds with the Creaform Go!SCAN 3D scanner

The TTK University of Applied Sciences uses the Go!SCAN 3D scanner in many projects for academic purposes by professors and students.

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3D Scanners: New Possibilities for Measuring Large Parts

  Based in Boppard, Germany, BOMAG is a global manufacturer of construction machinery and a technology partner in road construction and earthwork operations. In addition to its main focus on…

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A worker is scanning a sheet metal on a jig with the MetraSCAN 3D scanner and the C-Track.

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How to better detect manufacturing defects

The path to building perfect parts can be hazardous. Manufacturing defects can arise at any time in the manufacturing process, even if the mold, die, or jig is engineered according to the CAD model. Some phenomena can interfere with the tooling, causing problems and imperfections on the parts.

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Getting All the Details Right: The Key for Winning Endurance Races

Endurance racing does not only require the best and latest technology. It also involves having the ability to harness it for multiple hours in a row without causing disaster. When you are competing at the highest level and against the best of the best, attention to detail is everything. This means leaving no stone unturned, no issue unresolved. Only then can a racing team truly be at the top of its game.

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Using 3D Scanning in Art

3D scanning can be used to measure objects of art in order to assess their 3D dimensions accurately.

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How to Improve, Optimize, and Accelerate First Article Inspection

First article inspection (FAI) is a crucial step in the manufacturing process. The quality control (QC) team needs to optimize this phase of inspection in order to limit the back and forth between conception and fabrication. The QC team must not only correctly identify the defects, but also provide relevant data, measurements, and results for solving the identified problems.

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How to Get Started with Product Reverse Engineering?

The main—if not the sole—purpose of reverse engineering is to gain knowledge about the design and development steps shrouded in the guise of a finished product. But what is backwards engineering if not a means to address practical issues such as machine downtime, part replacement, and maintenance or repair challenges?

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Two teachers with 2 students learning 3D scanning in an innovative university lab.

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Prepare Your Students for Industry 4.0

Learn how to prepare students for the demands of the future job market and ensure they have the skills necessary to succeed in the Industry 4.0 era.

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3D Scans Without Limits of Shapes and Surfaces

Leading global transport solutions provider reduces its inspection times with the Creaform 3D scanner

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A man performing a scan with the MetraSCAN 3D on a large 3D printed part

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What is the Future of Reverse Engineering?

Over the last few decades, reverse engineering has become an essential part of product design and production processes used by manufacturers all over the globe. From aerospace to automotive to…

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What Is the Best 3D Scanner?

You have been tasked with buying a 3D scanner. The only problem is figuring out where to start your search. You know what 3D scanning is but don’t know enough…

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3D Scanning, 3D Printing and the New Production Imperative in Military and Defense Applications

3D Scanning, 3D Printing and the New Production Imperative in Military and Defense Applications The military and defence sectors are undergoing an unprecedented transformation as military bases around the world…

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Scanning with MetraSCAN 3D is simple and can be performed by employees who have been with the company for only a few months.

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Sakai Increases the Efficiency of its Dimensional Inspections with a New Approach

High-speed, high-precision 3D scanner greatly streamlines the measurement work of wood model makers, which is a labor-intensive and time-consuming process.   Many companies are now accelerating their efforts to reform…

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3D scanning for reverse engineering and the QC of cast parts in the pump industry

An on-site demo of the Go!SCAN SPARK at Hidrostal’s facilities made a particularly good impression as it enabled the team to save several hours compared with the technology the company had been operating, and, on top of that, it was also easier to use.

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Employee using the MetraSCAN 3D scanner to scan the front bumper of a blue-grey car

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Autocut optimizes cutting film pattern digitalization thanks to MetraSCAN 3D

Based in South Korea, Autocut is an automotive paint protection film (PPF) and tinted film solutions provider. It delivers software with 17000+ pattern data of paint protection films (PPF) and…

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Complete vehicle measurement of a BMW GT3 racing car

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Using 3D Measurement Systems to Assess the Performance of a BMW GT3 Race Car

– Highest scanning accuracy at maximum speed – In motorsports, a measurement system must be able to provide accurate information about the condition of a race vehicle very quickly so…

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Looking at Every Opportunity to Stay Ahead of the Competition

Following the example set by the FIA, M-Sport saw the need to introduce 3D scanning to control the body shell’s accuracy and ensure that the car met regulatory requirements. After all, winning performances often occur by pushing as close to the limit as practical while remaining compliant with regulations. 3D scanning proved to be the technology required to reach this balance.

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MetraSCAN 3D Scanner beim Scannen eines Blechteils. Im Hintergrund sieht man die Echtzeiterfassung des Scans auf dem Laptop.

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How Creaform Met the Need for Enhanced Accuracy, Versatility, and Efficiency of voestalpine Stahl GmbH

As one of Europe’s major steel producers, the voestalpine Stahl GmbH is the lead company of the Steel Division and a supplier that renowned automotive manufacturers and other manufacturing companies can rely on. The Austria-based company also manufactures heavy plates and cast products for the most challenging conditions in the energy industry and provides customized solutions for expanding renewable energy.

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Becoming the Leading Provider of Metrology Laser Scanning for NDT in Scotland: A Case Study Featuring Matrix Advanced NDT Inspection Services Ltd

Recently, Matrix approached MSL to offer a new 3D scanning service for both inspection and reverse engineering across a wide range of industries. They also saw the potential of providing this new 3D scanning capability to external companies, as this would increase their return on investment (ROI).

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Québec-based art virtuoso accomplishes stunning creative feats with Go!SCAN 3D

Cynthia Coulombe Begin is a renowned Québec painter and artist who started her professional career in 2006 by paying tribute to the aesthetics of the human body. Her first exhibit, Traces corporelles, took place at the Marius-Barbeau Museum and was acclaimed by local art critics.

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Creaform 3D Scanners Helped Ford Restore Michigan Central Station

The history of the iconic Michigan Central Station reminds us of the story of Detroit. The rail station, first opened in 1913, once symbolized the city’s effervescence with its grand lobby’s never-ending symphony of train arrivals and departures. Starting in the 60s, however, its activities began to decline and the station closed permanently in the late 80s.

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SFM improves its client reporting and the quality control of its transformer tanks through 3D scanning

Latvian company SFM, the world’s largest provider of transformer tanks, has been using Creaform MetraSCAN BLACK 3D scanner with VXelements software for 2 years, to provide high-quality 3D measurement reports for its products.

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3D Scanning: The Key to Optimizing Underbody Aerodynamics of Sports Cars for Endurance Racing

Endurance is the ability to withstand hardship and adversity while maintaining a prolonged stressful effort. This ability is particularly crucial in the high-performance sport of endurance racing. Endurance racing is…

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3D scanner allows flexible measurements of wind turbines and their components

Siemens Gamesa was looking for a 3D scanning system to take exact, agile measurements of wind turbines and their components so that they could be analyzed and processed using CAD software. The main goal was to dispense with traditional and inaccurate measuring tools such as tape measures and gauges, in favor of a more agile and precise method.

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Measuring a Junkers JU 52 NG

JUNKERS Flugzeugwerke in Widnau achieved its first major milestone with the airworthy replica of a Junkers F13. In September 2016, this dream came true with the maiden flight of a replica of the first all-metal commercial aircraft, which has been delighting aviation enthusiasts around the globe ever since.

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What is GD&T : Basics and Definitions

Through its dimensioning and tolerancing information, the technical drawing speaks a language that is intended to be common to all. It is made of a set of very precise standards, symbols, and rules that convey the geometric characteristics and tolerances of a part.

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Construction: Measurement of Test Specimens and Evaluation of Imperfections

The Chair of Metal Structures at the Technical University of Munich has been contributing to the development of steel and light metal structures within the construction industry for many decades. There is a long-standing tradition in the areas of bridge design, stability, construction, composite structures, fatigue and glass works.

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Inspection of Multi-Part Medical Devices

Complex surgical procedures place high demands on medical devices. In order to meet the growing regulatory requirements for medical devices, a strict quality control process must be observed and implemented during the manufacturing of the products.

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The Challenge of Following the Short Cycle Time of Mass Production with Inline Inspection

As a Tier 1 supplier for a major original equipment manufacturer (OEM), the company produces high-quality cockpit modules for a brand new car model. To fulfill their customer’s quality standards and satisfy their requirements, assembly occurs on highly standardized assembly lines equipped with leading technologies and specialized tools.

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How to Measure Flatness: A Straightforward Guide for Professionals

Flatness is a measure of a surface’s form that indicates whether all of the points along that surface lie in the same plane. Symbolized in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) by a parallelogram, flatness is particularly useful when two surfaces must be assembled together to form a tight seal.

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3D Laser Scanners: A Buyer’s Guide for Professionals

3D laser scanners are a hot topic these days. 3D laser scanning is an advanced technology with a market growth forecasted by some reports to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2021 to 2026. Other research indicates that the 3D laser scanner market will likely reach $16.66 billion by 2030.

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Fast and precise reverse engineering of spare parts for mattress innerspring production

AGRO Tooling Systems GmbH specializes in the manufacture of spare parts for mattress innerspring machines. In addition to contract manufacturing, mechanical engineering with in-house design has now become an important pillar of their business.

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3D Scanner for CAD : The Best 3D Scanners and Scan-to-CAD Softwares

Computer-aided design (CAD) is defined as the use of computers to assist in the creation, modification, or optimization of a design. CAD software enables designers and engineers to model shapes and add features with the ultimate goal of producing parts.

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3D Scanning for Inspection: Are 3D Scanners A Smart Choice?

In this post, we want to offer you guidance on why choosing 3D scanning for inspection. We want to help you differentiate the different types of 3D scanners and metrology software, and choose the best one for your inspection needs. Finally, we want to explore how opting for 3D scanning can benefit your company and your customers.

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How Hyundai North America uses Creaform’s 3D scanners for product development and design

How Hyundai Design North America uses HandySCAN 3D for improving real-time design workflows Opened in January 2003 and located in Irvine, California, Hyundai Design North America’s design and technical center…

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How to improve the production efficiency of automotive sheet metal parts manufacturing

Nanjing Xingqiao WeitechAuto Parts Co. Ltd. specializes in the design and manufacturing of automotive chassis assemblies and body parts. It is a company that integrates design, development, and manufacturing. Before finding Creaform, their quality control department faced different challenges in manufacturing.

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3D scanning of a suction pipe in a hydropower plant

SCAN IT 3D GmbH a Swiss 3D measurement service provider, was commissioned to determine the geometry of a suction pipe of a hydroelectric power plant using 3D scanning technology. In order to prepare for the inspection project and evaluate the equipment required, the client provided material images in advance.

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From Scan to Reverse Engineering: 3D Scanner Guarantees Seamless Process

The ability to quickly achieve accurate dimensioning of components of any shape and size with a 3D scanner was for AADS a key factor to choose a Creaform scanner.

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Plastic blow molding company reduces process time by 50% with 3D scanning

With the handheld HandySCAN 3D scanner from Creaform, Blowtech can quickly carry out inspections and measurements of its plastic molded parts in various places.

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3D scanner expands quality assurance services

Rohde & Schwarz uses the HandySCAN 3D for quality control, measuring vehicle interiors, inspecting free-form surfaces, and additive manufacturing processes

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Using 3D scanning to improve the quality of sheet metal molds

Traditional automobile manufacturing processes can be complicated, including the four major processes of stamping, welding, painting and final assembly. With constant design innovations and iterations automobile industry, mold tolerance levels are becoming more and more stringent for manufacturers.

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Innovative 3D scanners for a competitive edge in automotive design

Automotive manufacturers and suppliers around the world have used portable 3D scanning systems for product development, vehicle design and quality assurance. Everything from individual components to complete vehicles can be measured.

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The Reasons Driving Manufacturers to Automation

With automation, you can find defects earlier, limit human error, list fewer scrap parts, record less waste, and resort to minimal rework to improve your bottom line

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3D Scanner Helps to Develop Stylish Classic Furniture

Angelo Cappellini, producer of essential and timeless furniture, relies on Go!SCAN 3D when it comes to developing exclusive furniture drawings.

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3D scanning of a steam turbine

Together with n-protec AG, our Swiss partner, SCAN IT 3D GmbH carried out an assessment of a turbine housing.

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The madonna of the predigerkirche can finally be carved

An important highlight of the active ecumenism in Rottweil during the renovation of the cathedral in 2016/17 was the reception of the Madonna of the Turning Eyes in the Predigerkirche.

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3D scanning and reverse engineering an 8.5 MW electric motor

In order to achieve this efficiently and with the right levels of quality, the measurement service provider, SCAN IT 3D GmbH was commissioned to record the actual situation and process it as a 3D model with defined dimensions.

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Digitalization of dark and shiny plastic components

NIFCO Germany GmbH develops and produces interior components for the automotive industry. The company’s parts are installed by leading international car manufacturers.

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3D Printed Parts: Scanning Evaluation Became the Norm in Most Projects

The HandySCAN 3D allows APWORKS, who is part of the AIRBUS Group, to have an effective and fast evaluation of the quality of their manufactures 3D printed parts.

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In order to enhance its metrology equipment, Blacks decided to acquire the portable 3D scanner MetraSCAN BLACK from Creaform.

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Inspection of composite parts and components for the automotive, aerospace, marine and sports industry

In order to enhance its metrology equipment, Blacks decided to acquire the portable 3D scanner MetraSCAN BLACK from Creaform.

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Creaform’s 3D Measurement Technologies Help Fuel Sasol’s NDT Strategies – Prioritizing Structural Health of Assets

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Creaform’s Technologies Help Fuel Sasol’s NDT Strategies – Prioritizing Structural Health of Assets

Creaform’s 3D Measurement Technologies Help Fuel Sasol’s NDT Strategies – Prioritizing Structural Health of Assets

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3D Scan and CAD Comparisons of Large Castings

Quality control, virtual assembly, engineering, CNC programming: The MetraSCAN 3D scanner supports many processes in the production of large foundry patterns made of wood, plastic block materials, and foam

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Inspection of Forged Components for Shape and Dimensional Accuracy

The Wilhelm Schulte-Wiese Gesenkschmiede GmbH & Co.KG (WSW) based in Plettenberg, has specialized in the production of drop forgings for more than 60 years and has been using Creaform’s HandySCAN 3D Scanner for quality control for some time.

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3D scanning in nuclear power plants: Improving inspection efficiency, costs and safety

Find out how an NDT company used the HandySCAN 3D to carry out part inspections and archive data for nuclear power plant facilities.

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Sampling of Pumps and Pump Systems

The choice was made for the HandySCAN BLACK from Creaform, a portable 3D scanner for quality assurance and product development.

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Sampling and Part Approvals of EPP Molded Parts

The Creaform HandySCAN BLACK Elite 3D scanner has become an integral part of quality control.

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At lofty heights: 3D Scan of a wind turbine blade

Portable metrology solutions facilitate data capture in harsh and difficult environments.

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3D Scan of Motorcycle Windshields

Creaform HandySCAN 307 – Technology increases effectiveness, precision and professionalism at MRA Klement

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The power of 3D scanning for corrosion and mechanical damage assessment

This article highlights the possibilities offered by 3D scanning, such as better information-based decision-making for repairs, major financial savings, and improved public safety. It also presents information to help NDT professionals choose the right 3D scanner for the right application.

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The HandySCAN 3D Opens New Technological Possibilities for a Swiss Technical School

For several years, education has been a priority at Creaform. For us, there is no doubt that teachers and researchers must have access to the latest 3D measurement technologies in order to train the next generation of engineers and designers.

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Putting the power of 3D scanning to work for pipeline integrity assessments

Tilt Inspection chose Creaform’s 3D measurement solutions, the HandySCAN 3D scanner and Pipecheck software, to implement new inspection techniques and replace conventional methods that made it difficult to identify critical flows, including cracks, corrosion, mechanical fatigue, and mechanical damage.

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3D Scanner Helps Design Personalized Vehicle Solutions for People with Disabilities

Paravan has already been using Creaform 3D measurement technology for several years and has recently added the Go!SCAN SPARK white light scanner to its measurement technology portfolio.

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Inspecting complex aerospace parts with easy-to-use metrology solutions

While aerospace quality control workflows have greatly evolved over the past decade, due to the development of more complex parts, stricter tolerances, productivity pressures, challenges remain as to inspection efficiency.

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Using the speed, versatility and accuracy of 3D scanning for additive manufacturing of metal parts

Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions is a full-service provider of large-format metal parts for a wide range of industries, such as power generation, oil and gas, transportation, heavy equipment, and aerospace and defence.

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Creaform’s Measurement Technology Service

Did you know that Creaform has implemented more than 10,000 measurement technology projects and engineering service projects worldwide in the last 15 years? Customers include leading international manufacturers in the aerospace, mass transit, energy, leisure items and consumer products sectors.

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The Madonna of the Predigerkirche Can Finally Be Carved

An important highlight of the active ecumenism in Rottweil during the renovation of the cathedral in 2016/17 was the reception of the Madonna of the Turning Eyes in the Predigerkirche.

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