Making Next-Gen Satellite Communications a Reality with the Help of 3D Scanning Technology

Leading SATCOM Antenna Manufacturer Eclipse Composites Blazing a Trail in Composites Engineering Everyone in manufacturing has heard about the fantastic properties of composite materials, but if you’re not involved in satellite communications (SATCOM), you’ve probably never heard of Eclipse Composites, based in Bluffdale, Utah. If you are into SATCOM and particularly SATCOM antennas, you know [...]

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Manufacturing Lessons from Space

How Earth-Bound Manufacturers Can Benefit from Aerospace Manufacturing Methods Building airplanes and spaceships poses some of the most unique engineering and manufacturing challenges mankind has ever encountered. Fortunately, you don’t have to build rockets to benefit from rocket science. Manufacturers of most any product can improve their efficiency and profitability by studying some of the [...]

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Laser Projection Technology: How to Reduce Non-Conformances, Streamline Production, and Eliminate Templates and Hard Tooling

Global 3D Measurement Leader, FARO® is Helping its Customers Project Assembly Success with its FARO TracerM Laser Projector. Composites in Manufacturing Reports. In industries such as the aerospace, automotive, and heavy equipment manufacturing sectors, the accurate positioning, alignment and assembly of large, cumbersome components is a regular and often problematic requirement. A common misconception is [...]

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Reduce Rework and Increase Throughput With 3D Laser Projection

For Manitowoc Cranes, Seeing ROI is Believing Everything, it seems, has a vulnerability. For werewolves, its silver bullets. For Superman, its Kryptonite. For manufacturing, its rework. Rework means loss of throughput, which means loss of profit, which can mean death by a thousand rewelds. But, just as silver bullets can be dodged, and Kryptonite can [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Reduce Rework and Increase Throughput With 3D Laser Projection

Automating Inspection in Modern Production Facilities

The latest advancements in optical 3D measurement and automation technology will enable the factory of the future to reach new heights of manufacturing efficiency and productivity. Abstract The trend toward automation is well underway. The International Federation of Robotics estimates that about 1.3 million new industrial robots will be installed in factories around the world [...]

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Exclusive Episode: Watch Jay Leno Receive His New FARO® QuantumS FaroArm®

If You Had a $50 Million Car Collection, Wouldn’t You Want the Best Technology? Jay Leno’s passion for all things automotive fueled the growth of his famous classic car collection. When Jay Leno’s Garage® is restoring the rarest and most valuable vehicles on the planet, they need best-in-class technology. That’s why Jay and his Chief [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on Exclusive Episode: Watch Jay Leno Receive His New FARO® QuantumS FaroArm®

Announcing Visual Inspect™ – Mobile Augmented Reality to Streamline Inspection & Design

FARO® is excited to announce the availability of the Visual Inspect™ product family – an innovative platform that enables large, complex 3D CAD data to be transferred to an iPad® and used for mobile visualization and comparison to real world conditions. This facilities real-time, actionable manufacturing insight through earlier stage error detection in the production, [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|3D Measurement, Automotive, New Product Release|Comments Off on Announcing Visual Inspect™ – Mobile Augmented Reality to Streamline Inspection & Design

FARO® VantageS Laser Tracker Is Key in Canyon Hydro’s Long-Term Growth Strategy

Quicker, More Accurate Measurement Tools Make It Possible Headquartered in the little Hamlet of Deming, Washington, Canyon Hydro builds hydroelectric systems producing anywhere from 10 kilowatts up to 25 megawatts. In business for more than 40 years, Canyon Hydro has gained wide recognition with public and independent power producers for highly efficient designs, quality components, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|3D Measurement|Comments Off on FARO® VantageS Laser Tracker Is Key in Canyon Hydro’s Long-Term Growth Strategy

Leveraging Augmented Reality to Streamline Your Manufacturing Processes

Manufacturers today are on the dawn of the fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s an exciting time with the potential for rapid growth and new opportunities. However, it may be difficult to seize these opportunities with your current processes. In other words, if you need technical information but can’t find it amidst the paperwork covering your desk, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|3D Measurement, New Product Release, Quality Control|Comments Off on Leveraging Augmented Reality to Streamline Your Manufacturing Processes

The World’s Best Measurement Arm Just Got Better – Introducing FARO® QuantumS FaroArm®

FARO is excited to announce the release of QuantumS, the most accurate, reliable and rigorously tested FaroArm of all time. Setting the new global standard, QuantumS is the first – and only – 3D Measurement Arm in the market to meet the most rigorous ISO 10360-12:2016 international measurement accuracy standard – setting new benchmarks for [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|3D Measurement, New Product Release|Comments Off on The World’s Best Measurement Arm Just Got Better – Introducing FARO® QuantumS FaroArm®