Category Archives: Metrology

Rapid Technologies and Smart Manufacturing

Technologies include 3d imaging, modeling, 3d printing (additive manufacturing), laser cutting and CNC milling (subtractive manufacturing). Continue reading

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Rapidform Success USA 2012

Their powerful point cloud engines and surface modeling capability are just as mature as any products on the market. Continue reading

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Using Laser Scanning To Reengineer Jay Leno’s Classic Cars

Jay explains how his team uses Rapidform XOR with their 3D scanners to reverse engineer car parts Continue reading

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Rapidform Announces 2012 Conference

Rapidform, one of the leading firms in the reverse engineering and inspection world has announced their Success Conference 2012. Continue reading

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The Meaning of +/- 1/4″

Is there any survey control/ laser scanner combination on the market today that can meet that requirement, at a reasonable cost, or any cost for that matter. Continue reading

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MetraScan 3D Laser Scanning

A very informative video on this impressive, handheld short range MetraScan laser scanning system from 3D Laser Scanners Canada. Continue reading

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Certification Body for 3-D Metrology Services

Manufacturing and metrology leaders have announced a new certification body establishing performance standards Continue reading

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Laser Scanning and 3D Printing

Laser Scanning + 3D Printing = Additive Manufacturing Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Primer

This is an excellent introduction to the process of reverse engineering, but in a larger sense it is also a general set of best practices for the use of laser scanning in general. Continue reading

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Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping Continue reading

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