October 16, 2015

3D Scanning Speeds Design Process in Aerospace and Defense

Accuracy and speed don’t always go hand in hand, yet often, in Aerospace and Defense, both are required. When the challenge is to reverse engineer a complex part and produce an accurate CAD model, the right 3D scanning technology can provide both speed and precision.
September 10, 2015

Reduce Downtime with Computer Aided Verification

Production downtimes can be a big hurdle and mean big costs for any manufacturer. As the saying goes, time is money. That’s why Computer Aided Verification, also known as CAV or deviation analysis, can be a valuable tool to quickly check pre-machining conditions, post-machining conditions, form, fit, function, assembly mating surfaces, and more.
August 26, 2015

More than Meets the Eye: 3 Advancements in Nano Measurement that Improved the Quality of Manufacturing

Nanotechnology has matured from science fiction into a burgeoning industry and, now, to a well-accepted component of modern manufacturing. Many people don’t realize just how much nanotechnology is involved, not just for high-tech electronics and aerospace, but also for everyday applications such as adhesives, printing, and automobiles.
July 21, 2015

Virtual CMM Training and Offline CMM Programming Support

Personalized one-on-one Virtual CMM Programming, Training, and Offline CMM Programming Support is now available! Call us if you have a bottleneck to work through, issues with an existing program, or need training for your personnel. Our Master Inspectors are here to support you through your toughest CMM programming challenges.
July 14, 2015

Ministry of Labour alert calls for more thorough inspections on mast-climbing work platforms

In response to the deaths of two Ontario workers operating a mast-climbing work platform (MCWP) that collapsed, the Ministry of Labour recently issued an alert providing recommendations for improved inspection practices.