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How To Get Highly Accurate Measures Directly On The Shop Floor

Far from the comfort of metrology labs where qualified inspectors operate digital CMM with their heavy, stable granite table, portable measurement is still facing several major challenges. In production environments, the permanent vibrations generated by production equipment like machining centers, presses, carriage equipment or cranes), the requirement for rigid equipment setups, the changes in temperature and humidity levels, and the operators’ varying experience and skills levels are all daily obstacles faced by users of portable measurement solutions.

Quality Magazine, How To Supplement, p. 6HT


Hands on quality at VW and BMW

With the ever increasing need to develop manufacturing processes and reduce costs, the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers are constantly on the lookout for innovative ways to improve vehicle quality. In particular, manufacturers strive for more flexible measuring solutions, enabling vehicles to be measured in ways that have never been possible before so engineers can understand more about the design and assembly of vehicles.

Quality Manufacturing Today, April 2013


Anything is Possible

By its own admission, the Creaform team believes that nothing is impossible. The Canadian company with a worldwide presence has redefined the way metrology is performed,introducing cutting-edge portable 3D measurement and analysis tools that help its clients do their jobs faster, easier, and with a higher level of accuracy. How is that possible? Through passion-fueled creativity, according to Creaform.

Manufacturing Today, Spring of 2013. Pages 80-81.


A perfect fit for Airbus

On November 4, 2010, one of Qantas Airbus A380s, heading for Sydney, Australia, suffered engine failure over Batam Island shortly after take-off from Changi Airport in Singapore. In spite of the exploded and still burning engine, captain Richard Champion de Crespigny was able to land the plane safely back in Singapore, with 440 passengers and 29 crew members still shaken and scared, but all safe and sound.

Quality Manufacturing Today, March 2013


Digitise objects with a wave of your hand, using the Go!SCAN 3D scanner

Scanning in 3D has just been domesticated. The Go!SCAN 3D is a 3D scanner that weighs 1.1kg and works like a digital camera. Made by Canadian company Creaform, it can quickly scan objects from 30cm to three metres in size, in chunks of 38cm x 38cm, and to an accuracy of 0.1mm, using two cameras and a projector.

Wired Magazine, by James Vincent, February of 2013


PG&E using 3D laser scanner to test pipe corrosion

PG&E is testing a new piece of equipment that looks at pipe corrosion. It could be a giant leap forward for keeping an eye on gas lines and catching problems before they turn into disasters. It's the same laser technology used in reverse engineering, gaming, and in medicine to map the human body. It can be used on virtually any object. PG&E is using it on its pipes.

ABC Web Portal, January 22, 2013, by Heather Ishimaru


Go!SCAN 3D - The easiest portable 3D scanning experience, fast and reliable.

Article about the new Go!SCAN 3D white light scanner. In English and thai.

Mega Tech Magazine, January-February 2013. Pages 54-55


3D Scanning for Post-Mastectomy Custom Breast Prosthesis

Creating a custom breast prosthesis that feels and looks more natural can be accomplished.

Medical Design Briefs Magazine, December 2012, p. 34


Creaform releases handheld 3D scanner

3D scanning might not be brand new, but Levis, QC-based Creaform has made it its business to constantly engage in technology innovations in the field.

IT in Canada Website, October 30th, 2012


Scan to model - Working on a Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

Engineering an aircrafts’ interior – from a scan to a 3D model. More and more companies are calling upon 3D engineering services providers to carry out specific and demanding projects.

Quality Manufacturing Today, online edition