A crucial part of manufacturing rotary motion parts is detecting deformations that occur during the welding process. See how the FARO® ScanArm enabled RAMLAB to inspect and verify a 3D printed AM propeller within their shipbuilding processes.
Is "close" good enough for horseshoes?
When it comes to making horseshoes, the phrase “Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades” is just ...
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Understanding Laser Trackers
For industries that regularly need to perform large-scale measurements, Laser Trackers offer accurate 3D measurements collected by a single operator. They have traditionally been a common solution...
Scan more, faster with the 8-Axis Quantum ScanArm
See the benefits of the 8-Axis Quantum ScanArm for 3D measurement for yourself — including the ability to scan larger parts with better ergonomics, more accuracy, and up to 40% faster scanning speed.
Tri-State Plastics invests in FARO technology to take advantage of growing aerospace industry
Tri-State Plastics made a strategic decision to expand into the aerospace parts business. To meet the inspection accuracy & volume requirements, they invested in FARO portable measurement arms
FARO ScanArm helps users maximize customer satisfaction
Composiflex is a world-class maker of composites products, relying on the FARO ScanArm to maintain high-quality, customer satisfaction and win new business.
Achieving agile manufacturing in aerospace inspection with FARO software
PCM INNOVATION (PCM) designs and manufactures assembly lines, fixtures, and molds for high-precision parts. Its customers are world leaders in aviation, aerospace, and transportation. Many of the p...
Understanding Structured Light Scanners
When needing to automate a process for designing, reverse engineering or measuring organic or complex shapes, a structured-light scanner provides an accurate and swift non-contact measurement solution
GD&T in aerospace assembly: using datum targets for N-2-1 location
This post will present a possible case in the aerospace industry for locating a fuselage part with 9-2-1 location, using datum target areas. For more detailed information on datum targets, you may...
ScanArm & CAM2 drive award-winning quality in manufacturing
After investing in a Quantum ScanArm and CAM2, Industrial Custom Products achieved 50% faster inspection, cost savings on jigs and up to 70% shorter time-to-market.
What's new with BuildIT Metrology 2019.5
We are proud to introduce FARO BuildIT Metrology 2019.5, the latest update to BuildIT's flagship software - elevating the standard for workflow optimization and productivity for alignment, inspection
Increase speed & profitability with six degrees of freedom
Midwest Metrology Solutions gained the ability to inspect in tight locations, greater flexibility and a 50% time savings after deploying a Vantage S6 Laser Tracker with 6DoF.
Applied GD&T: inside the machining world [webinar]
The third installment of our GD&T series takes us inside the machining shop, showing you how Measurement Arms solve the QA challenges unique to the industry.
Building large tooling with tight tolerances
A maker of large-scale tooling for tier 1 aerospace manufacturers is using multiple FARO metrology solutions to ensure alignment and adherence to tolerances during each stage of their manufacturing.
What is GD&T?
GD&T is an acronym that stands for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. It is a symbolic language used by designers to communicate manufacturing constraints and tolerances clearly. This...
Harnessing Industry 4.0 for quality inspections & assembly
Technical assistance solutions such as laser templating and augmented reality are helping drive Industry 4.0 quality initiatives and allowing manufacturers to achieve time and cost savings.
Industrial producer saves time, reduces scrap & satisfies customers
Implementing a Quantum S ScanArm allowed Brodie International to achieve their inspection accuracy requirements, perform inspections faster, reduce scap and rework and improve customer satisfaction.
Understanding Portable Measurement Arms
The world relies on measurement to operate, and for hundreds of years this has been accomplished by the tools of the time — hand tools such as calipers and micrometers, which provided basic measure...
Applied GD&T: automated laser scanning, from heavy machinery to shipbuilding [webinar]
Dive into applied GD&T automation with large-volume laser scanning applications, including heavy machinery, ship-building, large parts and assemblies.
Portable vs. fixed coordinate measuring machines (CMMs)
This whitepaper contrasts and compares fixed CMMs to portable CMMs and provides insights that will help you determine which solution may be best for your applications.
VTube & Quantum Arm: winning combination for tube measuring
Learn how tube bending setup and planning efforts can be reduced by as much as 8:1 using a Quantum Arm and Advanced Tubular VTube-Laser software – fast ROI.
Speed test: how much faster is the ScanArm with an 8-Axis?