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Verisurf University Solutions

Verisurf University is a turnkey education program for educators desiring to train the next generation of skilled manufacturing inspectors, tool builders and 3D modelers in today’s Aerospace, Automotive, Marine, Energy, and Biomedical industries.Verisurf Education Solutions expands and complements all CAD/CAM education programs by adding 3D Scanning and Reverse Engineering functionality to 3D CAD and Computer Aided Inspection (CAI) to CAM.  Adding Verisurf Solutions to your current CAD/CAM education program brings your school one step closer to supplying the manufacturing industry with employees skilled for the Model Based Enterprise. Verisurf is a proud partn...

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Portable Coordinate Metrology for Large Cast Part Machining

Machining large parts, especially castings, is not for everyone.  The generalization ‘parts are parts’ does not apply in this case.  To be proficient requires commitment to constant process improvement, equipment evaluation and investment.  And to top it off, mistakes are very expensive. There are unique challenges associated with machining large parts, today.  Customers are demanding ever tighter tolerances, parts are large, heavy and quite often castings.  Increasing quality and efficiency is a tall order – how can you do both?  TCI Precision Metals approached  the challenge by analyzing variables of the machining process th...

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Inspecting Complex Profiles

Using metrology software and a portable CMM, mold manufacturers can efficiently handle exceedingly complex surface profile requirements.More than ever moldmakers are pressed to push the envelope on what is feasible and reasonable when it comes to accurately creating complex profiles. Companies today are heavily vested in each new product they bring to market. And good is not good enough. Manufacturing specs are often riddled with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances) annotations that must be met and reported on in first article parts. For a customer-centric brand these requirements are by no means un...

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Verisurf Manual CMM Upgrades

Breathe New Life into new and existing CMM’sVerisurf Software introduces complete Manual CMM Upgrades that transform any manual CMM into a high performance 3D Model Based Inspection System by adding the power of Verisurf X6 Software and new USB communications. “Verisurf software has been powering portable CMM’s for 20 years. We now offer the same ease of use and productivity for thousands of manual CMM’s, many which struggle with old, outdated or unsupported computers, interfaces and software,” said David Olson, Director of Sales & Marketing.The surface plates and structures of manual CMM’s are designed to last a very long time however the commun...

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Keeping The F-18 Flying

How the NavAir Advanced Measurement Systems and Reverse Engineering Lab Keeps F-18's FlyingCalled the birth place of naval aviation, the United States Naval Base at Coronado Island, San Diego, CA (NBC) provides a shore-based platform for 16 helicopter squadrons, 2 fixed wing squadrons, two aircraft carriers, four SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Teams, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command squadrons, and other air, surface and subsurface commands. The huge base is also home to the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW), which overhauls, repairs, and modifies Navy and Marine Corps front line tactical, logistical, and rotary-wing aircraft and their components. FRCSW airc...

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