Conquering the 100% In-Line Inspection Challenge

A robot-mounted Cobalt performing 100% automated inspection on an emissions assembly. The assembly is 6 feet in length and has 50-60 variations. Total inspection time is less than 65 seconds. A Robot-Mounted FARO® Cobalt Array Imager Helps VRSI and Dynacraft Get It Done Headquartered in Algona, Washington, Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:04+00:00 February 12th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Conquering the 100% In-Line Inspection Challenge

From Startup to Success Part 2: Datum Metrology Prospers with BuildIT Metrology Software

Simplified Workflows and Improved Features Are Key to Managing Growth In this two-part series, we examine the successes achieved by Datum Metrology by choosing BuildIT Software to use with FARO® Vantage Laser Trackers for metrology services such as jig building and bond tooling. This installment will focus on the software use case. Learn more about [...]

By | 2018-02-22T15:57:30+00:00 February 8th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on From Startup to Success Part 2: Datum Metrology Prospers with BuildIT Metrology Software

From Startup to Success Part 1: Datum Metrology Prospers with FARO® Vantage Laser Trackers

Simplified Workflows and Improved Features Are Key to Managing Growth In this two-part series, we examine the successes achieved by Datum Metrology by choosing FARO® Vantage Laser Trackers, paired with BuildIT Software for metrology services such as jig building and bond tooling. This installment, Part 1, focuses on the hardware use case. Datum Metrology LLC [...]

By | 2018-02-22T13:48:14+00:00 February 8th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on From Startup to Success Part 1: Datum Metrology Prospers with FARO® Vantage Laser Trackers

The Cutting Edge of Technology

FAROBlu Laser Line Probe Helps Laser Specialists Inc. Live Up to Its Name When your public moniker is “Staying on the cutting edge of technology,” you’ve set a bar for yourself. Thomas Paquin set that bar when he founded Laser Specialists, Inc. (LSI) in 1986. Paquin’s untimely death in 1993 left void in the company. [...]

By | 2018-02-23T20:50:09+00:00 February 8th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on The Cutting Edge of Technology

Cutting Down on Airtime

Janicki Industries achieves 35% reduction in required machining by combining 3D measurement arm and laser tracker technology. When you work on projects like NASA’s Space Launch System and deep-space radio telescopes, the opportunity for accolades and large revenues can be great. However, due to the massive scale and demanding tolerances of such projects, the opportunity [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:07+00:00 February 6th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Cutting Down on Airtime

How to Use Laser Projection to Streamline Manufacturing and Eliminate Costly Physical Templates

Much of today’s manufacturing involves the use of physical templates which can be costly and cumbersome. To increase efficiency and reduce scrap/rework, forward-looking manufacturers have turned toward Laser Projection for templating in applications such as assembly, composites layup, welding, verification, and paint templating. What is Laser Projection? Laser Projection is an assembly assistance tool that [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:07+00:00 February 6th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on How to Use Laser Projection to Streamline Manufacturing and Eliminate Costly Physical Templates

How to Use Optical 3D Imagers and Analysis Software for Automated Inspection

As the need for quality inspection increases and in some cases, requires 100% inspection, the inspection process can become a bottleneck in manufacturing. To increase efficiencies, manufacturers are moving toward automated inspection. WHAT IS AUTOMATED ANALYSIS WITH AN OPTICAL 3D IMAGER? An optical 3D imager is a metrology-grade non-contact scanner which utilizes blue light technology [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:07+00:00 February 5th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on How to Use Optical 3D Imagers and Analysis Software for Automated Inspection

Maximizing Measurement Consistency with 3D Imaging

Rapid-Line Inc. Uses FARO’s Cobalt Array Imager to Protect Customers’ Quality Values Variability is an inherent part of the measurement process. Purely from a statistical perspective, is no such thing as “no errors”, just products and parts that are either in or out of tolerance as per specifications. But whether variance can be considered an [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:08+00:00 February 5th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Maximizing Measurement Consistency with 3D Imaging

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] How to Optimize Production Processes with Augmented Reality

Are you controlling your manufacturing production processes – or are they controlling you? What if you could have all inspection data, easily accessed and shared from the palm of your hand? You can. Join us for our latest FAROLive! webinar showing you how some of the most profitable manufacturers in the world use Augmented Reality [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:08+00:00 January 10th, 2018|3D Measurement|Comments Off on [UPCOMING WEBINAR] How to Optimize Production Processes with Augmented Reality

Leadership in the Age of Disruptive Technologies: An Interview with Katrona Tyrell – FARO’s Chief People Officer

With an extensive background and experience in building, maintaining and leading talent and corporate culture strategies, Katrona Tyrrell was appointed as Chief People Officer in January this year. Prior to joining FARO®, Ms. Tyrrell served as the Global Senior Vice President – Human Resources in Idt Corporation where she led a team that was responsible [...]

By | 2018-02-20T02:50:11+00:00 December 13th, 2017|3D Documentation, 3D Imager, 3D Measurement, 3D Software, New Product Release, Product Design, Public Safety Forensics|Comments Off on Leadership in the Age of Disruptive Technologies: An Interview with Katrona Tyrell – FARO’s Chief People Officer