In the Media

March 13, 2017

Under Pressure? Discover where to save time and money in quality control

It is strategic to dedicate the most important and delicate inspections to coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). When it comes to quality control, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) are a top choice for measuring complex parts. However, there can be some significant cost and time factors to consider.

Read more (Design Engineering, March 13, 2017)

December 5, 2016

Koenigsegg gets a measure of performance with 3-D-scanning

The Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg Automotive AB was founded by Christian von Koenigsegg in 1994, when he was just 22 years old. He wanted to create a sports car like no others - a lightweight mid-engine car with a detachable and readily storable hardtop.

Read more (Machinery Market, December 2016)

Precise under harsh conditions: Reliable in-line measurements in production environments

April 1, 2016

Precise under harsh conditions: Reliable in-line measurements in production environments

One of the most important changes in metrology in the past few decades has been the development of portable measuring devices. This has brought inspection right to the production line, as close to the part as possible. The change — sparked by the development of portable measuring arms and the emergence of laser trackers — has turned conventional industry inspection methods completely upside down.

Read more (Optik & Photonik - Special Issue: Best of Applications, Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 35-37)

Creaform 3 Keys to better first article inspections

February 29, 2016

3 Keys to improve, optimize, and enhance FAI

First article inspection (FAI) enables the establishement of a stable production process that can deliver compliant parts of good quality. Read more to learn about the 3 keys to improve, optimize and enhance FAI.

Read more (Quality Magazine, February 2016, NDT Special Edition, p. 13-15)

BENCHMARK_Creaform_CFD in HVAC Applications

January 18, 2016

Computational Fluid Dynamics for HVAC Applications

The article introduces the fundamentals of CFD while providing some example use cases from the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Industry. NAFEMS members can access the article by loggin in.

Read more (Benchmark. January 2016, p. 12-15)


September 21, 2015

Redefining NDT with 3D scanning

Dekra Industrial, a french specialist in NDT for the petroleum industry, has found that 3D scanning is a more flexible alternative to conventional NDT.

Read more (QMT Magazine. September/October 2015, p. 38-39)

March 10, 2015

SolidVision showcasing the MetraSCAN-R at MSV International Manufacturing Exhibition

Video by SolidVision featuring 3D scanning with the MetraSCAN-R at the MSV International Manufacturing Exhibition 2014 at Brno, Czech Republic.

Read more (SolidVision (3Dskenovani) YouTube account)

Midwestern Manufacturing

March 5, 2015

Lowering the BOOM

Midwestern Manufacturing, the world's leader in side booms attachments, uses 3D scanning and reverse engineering to optimize their design process.

Read more (Design engineering. January/February 2015, p. 18-19)

Get highly accurate measurements directly on the shop floor

March 4, 2015

How to Guide: Get highly accurate measurements directly on the shop floor

Optical portable CMM provide highly accurate measurements regardless of operator skills and vibrations found in every shop floor environments.

Read more (Quality Magazine, March 2015, How To Guide, p. 12)

MetraSCAN 3D and C-Track in action

February 25, 2015

Red Bull Air Race - Optimizing the air race world champion

The Red Bull Air Race 2014 World Champion used the MetraSCAN 3D and MaxSHOT 3D to perform full and accurate analysis of the complete aerodynamic shape of its aircraft.

Read more (Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, January/February 2015, p. 86-88)