FARO provide ATE Aerotech with ‘Tunnel Vision’

ATE Aerotech, a company based in East Sussex, specialises in wind tunnel testing. The company’s dynamic system comprises, a series of beams all located inside the wind tunnel. Before a wind tunnel test is undertaken, it is vital to calibrate the positional accuracy of the system’s various movable elements. The advanced FARO Laser Tracker has proven its ability to…

Inspection For the Smart Factory

Metrology practitioners believe the Industry 4.0 evolution is heavily reliant on effective metrology. Having digital representations of products and factories allow a manufacturing engineer to design and test the productivity in the digital world before losing money on a prototype. The global measurement industry is working to define and find consensus for new international measurement standards for new manufacturing technologies. Read how FARO and Autodesk are using improved solutions in…

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,…

Expert interview with Denis Wohlfeld

Denis Wohlfeld, a Senior Innovation Manager at FARO, leads FARO’s smart factory technology innovation and is the coordinator for ARENA2036 project “Digital Twin”. Smart factories have a mission to eliminate errors, increase repeatability and respond quickly and flexibly to real-time changes in demand. In the future, they will make decisions for themselves by learning every day how to make production more efficient.   FARO creates the link between the real…

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…