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…

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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…

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INSPECTION for the SMART FACTORY

Incorporating Scanning Technology and Robotics As factories get “smarter”, measurement is playing an even more essential role in speeding up operations without losing the accuracy and rigour that many final products are required to exhibit. A major focus for factory measurement or metrology is to move from the status quo of machining parts in batches…

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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…

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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…

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Accurate Laser Scanning in Harsh Environments

The advancement in laser technology has allowed organisations to capture data even in extreme environments across the globe. International Partner Buro is a leading provider of expert 3D laser scanning and dimensional control services to the global oil & gas industry. The company has recently been using the FARO Focus Laser scanners to ensure they can deliver…

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