Standing the test of time with special reinforcement by modern technology

When it comes to rebuilding historical sites, the traditional ways of rebuilding can have flaws, that is where modern 3D printing technology is able to offer a much better option.   Dating back to 1761, The Great Pagoda was built in the Royal Palaces, enriching the London skyline for curious crowds of tourists. The dragons were removed before roof repairs could take…

Ambassador Award Paul Colegate – Made in the Midlands.

FARO has been supporting Made in the Midlands for 2 years now! Where it all began… MIM evolved out of an editorial campaign in the pages of Business Report a regional business publication. The campaign existed to challenge the erosion of British industry through a succession of poor decisions by UK government and financiers, their campaign…

INSPECTION for THE SMART FACTORY PART I: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Measurement is critically important to the advancement of smarter, future factories. Inspection eliminates defects before the end-user, and measurement of manufacturing processes lets engineers understand them and make them more efficient. If factories are to become faster and more flexible, inspection is a bottleneck to overcome, especially in industries where 100% inspection is required. As…

Students benefit from using ‘real-world’ FARO Edge ScanArm HD

FARO’s Edge ScanArm HD has recently been used by Furness College students to inspect and reverse engineer complex parts and surfaces into 3D models. Furness College has recently invested in a new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center and its main aim is to help students gain the qualifications they need to be able to work in sectors such as advanced…