Tri-State Plastics invests in FARO® technology to take advantage of growing aerospace industry

New Opportunities present new challenges Tri-State Plastics has developed expertise over the past 50 years in producing and supplying high quality plastic parts to aerospace, automotive and military applications. Over the years the required tolerance levels for manufacturing aerospace parts have become tighter. Tri-State Plastics started receiving requests for parts that had tolerances of ±0.005,…

Metal Assemblies ‘Scan’ the market and choose FARO®

Quality Control Metal Assemblies are located at the heart of the UK’s traditional industrial area in the West Midlands, where they produce high-quality stampings and assemblies for customers mainly involved in the global automotive industry. The company’s modern manufacturing facilities enable a wide range of procedures to be undertaken, including presswork, machining, tube manipulation, robot…

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…