Metrology and Inspection

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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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

High-precision measurements, shorter surveying times and the rapid further processing of the data obtained convinced voestalpine Stahl. As one of Europe’s major steel producers, the voestalpine Stahl GmbH is the…

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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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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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Several cars, motorcycle and pictures in the Pagani Museum

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How Pagani Automobili uses Creaform’s 3D scanners to optimize manufacturing and quality control

Built to perfection, Pagani Automobili combines beauty and attention to detail with the best racing technology At first, an unusual feeling of quietude rests on the racetrack, but this temporary…

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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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