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,…

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…

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…

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…

Quality from the start. Verify parts before full production: First Article Inspection (FAI)

Ensure consistent products in manufacturing with innovative portable metrology solutions

Detailed verification of production results versus original product design before ongoing manufacturing begins is critical to ensure all parts and assemblies are built to the correct specifications.

The use of innovative metrology solutions helps quickly identify issues and avoid serious impacts on your manufacturing processes before full production starts.

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Introducing the FARO 8-Axis FaroArm® system and the Design ScanArm 2.5C

This month we introduced you to the FARO 8-Axis FaroArm® system that includes a complete rotational axis and is a natural extension to all FaroArm® products. Driving innovation further, our solution is transparent to the measurement software, enables more effective and faster scanning, requiring a minimum number of scans for a comprehensive scan.  We were also very proud to announce the first arm-based solution to include high resolution,…