Whitepapers

  • Harnessing Industry 4.0 for quality inspections & assembly

    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.

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  • Portable vs. fixed coordinate measuring machines (CMMs)

    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.

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  • How 3D scanning speeds up reverse engineering

    How 3D scanning speeds up reverse engineering

    In this whitepaper, we take a look at 3D scanning in more detail, with a particular focus on how one company, Mammoth Machine + Design, deploys the technology to reverse engineer unique parts for l...

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  • The tables have turned: FARO adds an 8th axis to 3D scanning

    The tables have turned: FARO adds an 8th axis to 3D scanning

    Dive into this whitepaper for details on how the combination of the articulating measurement arm and 8-axis increases the degree of freedom when scanning large or delicate parts.

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  • Remote API: complete control over a laser marking system

    Remote API: complete control over a laser marking system

    This whitepaper explains what Remote API for laser marking is, how it works, why you should use it, the benefits and more.

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  • 2-axis vs. 3-axis scan head technology

    2-axis vs. 3-axis scan head technology

    This whitepaper explores the design, benefits, consequences and use of the 3-axis scan head technology as compared to 2-axis scan head architecture.

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  • Extended reach: 8-Axis Arm allows for faster measuring with less effort

    Extended reach: 8-Axis Arm allows for faster measuring with less effort

    Read about the latest revolution in 3D Portable Measurement Arms - the FARO® 8-Axis Arm - which offers an additional rotational axis that plugs directly into the FaroArm® product family...

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  • Clearing & documenting injury & death crashes

    Clearing & documenting injury & death crashes

    In this whitepaper by Roger R. Rider of Hurst Police Department, uncover what 3D laser scanning technology is and how law enforcement can leverage it.

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  • Speed, accuracy, ease-of-use with 8-Axis ScanArm

    Speed, accuracy, ease-of-use with 8-Axis ScanArm

    Read this whitepaper on the FARO 8-Axis Quantum ScanArm and FaroArm to learn how it changes the game in terms of faster measurement, better ergonomics, ability to measure larger parts and no loss o...

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  • How virtual templating streamlines welding assembly & manufacturing

    How virtual templating streamlines welding assembly & manufacturing

    Traditionally, welding facilities have relied on blueprints, tools and tape measures to build and weld the parts. This process often resulted in costly mistakes, scrap and rework. The FARO Tracer...

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  • Democratization of Laser Trackers

    Democratization of Laser Trackers

    This whitepaper delves into the advancement of laser trackers for large-scale measurement from just big industrial to more companies, with expanded ease-of-use, lower entry price-points and more.

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  • How to use Optical 3D Imagers & analysis software for automated inspection

    How to use Optical 3D Imagers & analysis software for automated inspection

    This whitepaper dives into the way in which an Optical 3D Imager like the Cobalt can be used in automated inspection to improve speed and repeatability.

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  • Leveraging augmented reality to streamline your manufacturing

    Leveraging augmented reality to streamline your manufacturing

    This whitepaper introduces you to the mobile inspection system, Visual Inspect, that leverages augmented reality (AR) with an iPad to streamline inspection.

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  • Use of the FARO Freestyle 3D in crash reconstruction

    Use of the FARO Freestyle 3D in crash reconstruction

    This whitepaper describes the appropriate uses and applications for the FARO Freestyle 3D X Handheld Scanner and explains the use of certain settings.

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  • Laser Scanner basics for public safety – scene marking, placement & settings

    Laser Scanner basics for public safety – scene marking, placement & settings

    This whitepaper reports on best practices in scene marketing, Focus Laser Scanner placement and scanning settings to yield the most ideal results for crash and crime scene investigators.

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  • Improving 3D scanning with optically-superior blue laser technology

    Improving 3D scanning with optically-superior blue laser technology

    This whitepaper details use of a 3D laser scanning attachment for the FaroArm and how the blue laser outperforms a typical red laser for 50% better optical resolution and reduction in speckle noise.

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  • Laser Tracker Technology

    Laser Tracker Technology

    In this whitepaper, discover what Laser Trackers do, how they work and how they are superior to other technologies for various applications.

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  • Understanding Laser Tracker targets

    Understanding Laser Tracker targets

    This whitepaper explains the types of Laser Tracker targets available, when certain targets should be used, the critical properties of targets and impact they can have on their measurements.

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  • Reduce non-conformances, streamline production & eliminate templates & hard tooling

    Reduce non-conformances, streamline production & eliminate templates & hard tooling

    This whitepaper describes how virtual laser projection is helping assemblers to quickly position components, eliminate physical templates and provide a more streamlined process.

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  • Laser projection for streamlining production & assembly

    Laser projection for streamlining production & assembly

    This whitepaper gives details on how laser projection is used in production and assembly, from eliminating or reducing physical templates to speeding up the inspection process and improving quality.

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