A surface profile tolerance zone is a three-dimensional volume establishing permissible boundaries of feature(s) of a part. A surface profile tolerance can be used to define a tolerance zone to control combinations of size, form, orientation and location of a feature relative to true profile.
When scanning was new on the market, capturing just 10,000 square feet of data in a day was considered a feat. Now, cutting-edge laser scanning technology enables manufacturers to capture 100 times that amount of information.
Metrology has traditionally been a tool for quality control (QC) and inspection roles within manufacturing. However, as the sector races to modernize, leading manufacturers are finding they can leverage advanced metrology upstream into the factory's build and assembly functions.
PCM INNOVATION designs and manufactures assembly lines, fixtures, and molds for high-precision parts. Its customers are world leaders in aviation, aerospace, and transportation. Learn how FARO inspection solutions helped them enable an agile manufacturing mode.
For companies who need to assemble or position parts, especially in high volume, who paint large-scale objects, or who work with multiple plies during the composites layup process, 3D laser projection technology offers a versatile and accurate solution.
Manufacturing is ambitiously pursuing digital transformation by adopting Industry 4.0. New and emerging technologies are used to address numerous goals that are often at odds: increasing customization without losing efficiency or reducing time to market while also improving quality.
In the world of manufacturing, few companies can embody the idea of ‘fun’ and ‘dreams’ in what they do. Often, business owners get caught up with increasing brand awareness, maximizing profits, or achieving high levels of efficiency – at the expense of neglecting their original aspirations. Against this backdrop, MOONCRAFT CO., LTD. (Mooncraft) from Gotemba city, Shizuoka prefecture, is one company that dares to dream, and strives hard to turn its dreams into reality.
Manufacturing has evolved rapidly in the past decade. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is beginning to take hold, marked by the use of data and digitization to improve processes and create new revenue streams.