In Process Quality For Composite Commercial Aircraft

Agenda:Digital Product Definition for global supply chainsCAD Model Validation requirements for commercial aircraftLaser projection programming of composite part layup and aircraft assembly guidanceBenefits of implementing MBD in manufacturingLocal waviness analysis of control surfacesNon-contact 3D scanning for discreet point capture of key characteristicsAutomated report generation for OEM quality reviews...

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New Collaborative Project Will Give Manufacturing Some New Digital Threads

Reference NIST Tech Beat for January 7, 2015 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers and their industrial partners aim to add a new dimension to manufacturing capabilities. In a new project, they will demonstrate the feasibility—and benchmark the advantages—of using standardized, three-dimensional (3D) models for electronically exchanging and processing product and manufacturing information all the way from design through inspection of the final part, a tightly integrated, seamless string of activities that manufacturers are calling a "digital thread". Compared with the prevailing practice of converting two-dimensional (2D) computer...

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New Verisurf Release Automates Quality Inspection

All new modules and features for Automated Inspection, Guided Assembly, Reverse EngineeringVerisurf Software, Inc. is pleased to announce Verisurf X8 with many new enhancements that make stationery coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), portable CMMs and 3D scanners more productive for automated inspection, guided assembly and reverse engineering. Built on a powerful CAD platform, Verisurf X8 provides a variety of manufacturing measurement solutions to meet the needs of the quality lab and in-process applications on the shop floor. "We are very excited to introduce Verisurf X8; the new AUTOMATE module enables quality engineers to program and run automated inspect...

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US Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) and Verisurf Collaborate On Portable Metrology Technology

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) signing starts development of coordinate metrology technology for maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft.Verisurf Software today announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the US Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW). The intent of the agreement is to jointly develop technologies and processes to increase efficiency of Maintenance Repair and Overall of fleet aviation assets. Under the agreement Verisurf will support in the transfer of developed technology back to the commercial sector.“The reputation of Verisurf for innovation and quality in portable metrology makes ...

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Verisurf University, Coordinate Metrology Software Training

Designed to Serve Growing Need for Skilled WorkforceVerisurf Software, Inc., announces Verisurf University, a new training offering for customers, educators and students seeking to improve their knowledge of Verisurf software, coordinate metrology and their practical application in a manufacturing environment. According to the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA), training the next generation workforce is the biggest problem facing its members. At the same time, training the existing workforce – growing their skills and keeping them current on new technology – remains a pressing need. “We offer a learning path to fit everyone’s needs and...

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