Watson Towers ‘Scan’ the market for ‘Quantum’ Leap

Watson Towers ‘Scan’ the market for ‘Quantum’ Leap To enable the efficient completion of a challenging project in a nuclear plant, leading UK engineering and steel service provider, Watson Towers recently purchased a 3.5meter capacity version of FARO’s QuantumE ScanArm, fitted with a FAROBlu Laser Line Probe SD and supported by FARO’s CAM2 metrology software.…

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Carefree Integration for Probing and Scanning

A versatile Software that provides scalability, high performance, and ease of use makes the measurement experience seamless.   Tested by the National Institute of Standards (NIST) and German Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), FARO® CAM2 2019 metrology software has been specifically designed to enable users of FARO metrology hardware products to realise the highest level of measurement…

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Understanding Portable Measurement Arms

The World Relies on Measurement to Operate.   For hundreds of years this has been accomplished by the tools of the time — hand tools such as calipers and micrometers, which provided basic measurements but struggled with more complex dimensions (like an unusual geometry, organic shapes, etc.). But as advancements in technology accelerated industrial growth…

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FARO® INNOVATES IN 3D DESIGN

INTRODUCING FARO REVENG™ SOFTWARE Regardless of your application, FARO RevEng offers any level user the ability to improve the way users can capture and mesh objects. No limits for Reverse Engineering, Aftermarket Customisation, Rapid Prototyping, Computer Graphics, Cultural Heritage, or Casting. This advanced software platform provides FARO portfolio products with a powerful tool that enables…

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Scanning technology gives new perspective to Apollo 11 anniversary

Few accomplishments of human ingenuity and ambition in recent history captured our collective attention as completely as when we took our first steps on the moon, 50 years ago this year. People can recall exactly where they were, and how they felt, when they watched Neil Armstrong descend the ladder to step onto the lunar…

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Brodie International are Saving Time and Reducing Scrap

Brodie International specialises in producing high precision meters and valves that are used in the custody transfer of petroleum products. The products produced involve components with complex shapes and assembly making the inspection measurement challenging using traditional tools such as a fixed coordinate measuring machine, calipers, dial indicators and height gages. An example of the…

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FARO at the Forefront of Testing New Fabrication Techniques

FARO solutions support MX3D and Autodesk in creating the world’s first fully 3D printed, stainless steel Bridge   MX3D are extending the use of 3D printing to ‘real world’ practical ‘built environment’ uses, through the process of additive manufacturing that uses welding technology, robotic arms and computational design software. FARO have provided support through different…

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FARO® EXPANDS its STRUCTURED LIGHT SCANNER PORTFOLIO with the introduction of the FARO COBALT DESIGN™

FARO presents the broadest 3D data capture capabilities for acquiring complex shapes with detailed textures and colour: Cobalt Design   It addresses a variety of design requirements, including reverse engineering, prototype design, packaging design, digital cataloging, research, education, and jewellery and fashion design.   How? Cobalt Design structured light scanners provide precision with an exceptional…

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Scanning Volterra – 3000 years architectural history

Autodesk’s Strategic Project Executive, Tristan Randall has outlined the benefits that FARO’s revolutionary and ground-breaking technology has brought in terms of capturing a scan of a city rich in architectural history.
Volterra is the city in focus, having a rich history of both Etruscan, Roman and Medieval architecture due to the city being inhabited for over 3000 years

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