Verisurf X6 Metrology Software Released

Verisurf Software, Inc. has announced the newest release of Verisurf X6 The new release is loaded with innovative software features that enhance in-process, portable inspection, tool building, CATIA interoperability, and 3D scanning and reverse engineering.“Verisurf customers use our software with many brands of 3D scanners and generate massive point clouds for manufacturing inspection, part verification and reverse engineering. Verisurf customers also import very large CAD models and perform real time model-based inspection” Says Jacob Hockett, Verisurf Product Manager. “it is our goal with this new Windows 7 64 bit release to vastly improve our customer...

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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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Computer Aided Inspection

Closing the Loop On Digital Manufacturing Workflow, While Moving Toward a Model-Based Definition EnvironmentConmputer Aided Inspection (CAI) software helps CAD, GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing datums), and measuring devices work together to ensure design intent, and eliminate the need for 2D inspection drawings, while closing the loop on digital workflow. These are all important considerations when moving towards a ModelBased Definition (MBD) environment. CAD-Based inspection is a good first step toward achieving a complete MBD environment. The central concept of MBD is that a 3D CAD model provides all product information needed for all a...

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Verisurf Grows Into New Corporate Headquarters

Verisurf Software, Inc. a leading supplier of advanced 3D measurement solutions to manufacturers worldwide announces record annual revenue growth in 2011 and expansion into new corporate headquarters with metrology training center.Verisurf’s consistent growth is due to increasing implementation of Verisurf 3D measurement solutions in manufacturing companies ranging from small machine shops to large aerospace companies and their global supply chains.“I am proud of our dedicated employees and loyal resellers who are responsible for Verisurf’s best month, quarter and year ever”, states Ernie Husted, President and CEO. “I am very encouraged by our record ...

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Portable CMMs Go to Inspection Source

Quality Magazine cover story, November 2010 Discover how rapid shop floor inspection makes quick work of Quality. By Ron Branch  For the machine shop that supplies the aerospace industry, portable coordinate measuring machine (PCMM) and model based definition (MBD) are everyday terms that are integral parts of its daily inspection routines. In the effort to drive quality and control processes, aerospace OEMs have altered the inspection methodology and the tools of their entire supply chain. Many of these suppliers are small- or mid-sized machine shops that have invested in inspection hardware, software and processes to satisfy strict quality s...

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