The current record of 317.18 mph / 510.45 km/h was set by Australian Ken Warby in Spirit of Australia in 1978. The four decades since then represent by far the longest period that the record has remained unsurpassed. With the ultimate intention of bettering this impressive mark, ‘Longbow’ Project Leader, David Aldred has brought together […]
Turning Dreams into Reality, Manufacturing Dream Cars with the FARO Design ScanArm
In the world of manufacturing, few companies can embody the idea of ‘fun’ and ‘dreams’ in what they do. Often, business owners get caught up with increasing brand awareness, maximizing profits, or achieving high levels of efficiency – at the expense of neglecting their […]
As-built documentation helps a leading architect refresh iconic resort.
Renowned New York-based architecture firm Hart | Howerton faced a demanding challenge: to enhance one of the Eastern seaboard’s most iconic ocean resorts so “… the next generation of guests can say ‘this is a great place for our family for the next 50 years.’”
That design imperative […]
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 they’re […]
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 approaches […]
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 that the […]
Custom protective covering company increases efficiency by 6X and lowers cost with just one FARO® Focus3D X 130 Laser Scanner.
What Do Snowmobiles, Jet Engines & Armored Tanks Have in Common?
All are high-performance machines subject to degradation from the elements, and all benefit from advanced protective covers from Transhield Inc.
Founded in Elkhart, IN, in 1994, Transhield […]
Thanks to the FARO® Design ScanArm, ICI engineers have accelerated the laborious measurement process, allowing more time for design and creativity.
Bumpers, side steps, rocker panels and fender trims—they are the must-have accessories for drivers who love to trick out their rides. In the world of off-road vehicles and utility trucks, Innovative Creations Inc. (ICI) has […]
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 be […]
London boasts many world famous buildings and structures, Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye and Tower Bridge, to name but a few. Although, all but the most knowledgeable of Londoners would be mystified if asked for directions to – the lighthouse!
Despite the capital city not being located on the coast, London […]