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Creaform Metrology Blog – News, Tips & Tricks about 3D technologies

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Improving the quality of agricultural cabs using the HandyPROBE portable coordinate measuring machine

What happens when traditional measuring arms no longer fit the bill when it comes to 3D measurement accuracy and flexibility in production environments?   That is exactly what happened to Agrikon…

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Under pressure? Discover where to save time and money in quality control

What is expensive in quality control? What is costly to purchase, operate, and maintain? What requires skilled and experienced operators?   Answer: Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)     This article illustrates the costs and…

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Koenigsegg hypercar video

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Koenigsegg partners with Creaform to certify the quality standards of its hypercar lineup [VIDEO]

Koenigsegg cars combine innovation and cutting-edge technology. The CCXR model shown above is, among other things, the world’s first green supercar.     Koenigsegg hypercars have received a lot of…

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Where will metrology be in 5-10 years ?

Metrology has come a long way since its conception during the era of the pharaohs. It has particularly evolved in the last 25 years with the advent of lasers, 3D scanners, and…

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QC inspection on the Production Floor: Why, When, and How

For many production managers, measuring parts directly on the production floor means fewer alignments and manipulations, which is one of the keys to more efficient production processes. However, quality control…

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Quality control managers in the shop floor

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THE NEW SECRET WEAPON FOR QUALITY CONTROL MANAGERS

Quality control managers in the automotive and aerospace industries are responsible for ensuring that manufactured parts meet customers’ requirements, specifications, and tolerances. To do so, they rely on coordinate measuring…

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5 TIPS to unload the CMM

For manufacturing companies, quality control and part inspection are requirements for customer approval. To do this, production managers generally choose coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), which are one of the most…

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Mastering GD&T and Metrology Helps You Get the Most Out of Your Inspection Software

With the emergence of portable CMMs, inspection and quality control (QC) activities have become even more widespread in almost any kind of industries. Among the reasons why these devices have…

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Nova Bus case study: How the HandyPROBE and MetraSCAN 70 got the job done

Nova Bus recently needed to inspect the actual state of a vehicle rear chassis and compare it to the mounting points of the radiator. The ultimate goal? Assessing the extent…

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Why portable CMM arms will not overcome 21st century measuring challenges

We have created a new infographic White Paper summarizing data presented at the 2012 CMSC International Conference. This new tool highlights the clear benefits of portable optical CMMs and dynamic…

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