Digital Construction Verification: Team Success for BAM & FARO

The Dover District Leisure Center is delivering a £26m sports facility including a county-standard, eight-lane competition swimming pool. The build accuracy is of high importance for competition swimming pools and it is necessary to meet strict specified dimensional tolerances.   Royal BAM Group BAM Construction were appointed and charged with delivering a first class sports…

FIND THE PRODUCT YOU NEED

With the launch of FARO’s new Product Finder, the journey for finding your product has been shortened and simplified. From finding and checking the application of product for your industry and comparing it to other related products available, the process has been made much easier. In just 3 simple steps you can now find out…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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

Back in the Field: Scanning a Factory Floor

Many people interested in laser technology wonder what 3D scanning looks like in practice and how long it takes to capture a specific object such as a building or a factory floor and how much effort it takes to evaluate the data. In the following, we explain the workflow from the initial scan preparation to the production of deliverables using the example of a 1,200 square meter hall in the attic of a factory from the beginning 20th century.

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