CAD Validation To Digital Product Definition Specifications

Agenda:Digital Product Definition (DPD) specifications overviewValidating CAD models before manufacturing and inspection operationsValidating Mastercam filesValidating CMM inspection points to authority CADCreating First Article Inspection (FAI) validation reports for source inspectors...

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Rapid Shopfloor Inspection

Agenda:Machine shop inspection needsIn-Process inspection benefitsInspection with and without drawingsRapid Align-Inspect-Report processPortable CMM evaluation and selectionAS9102 inspection reports...

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BEYOND MEASUREMENT: Lean Metrology Tools for Rapid Inspection

Lean Metrology is the application of lean manufacturing best practices to inspection, tool building, reverse engineering, and assembly processes so as to minimize waste and optimize efficiency. Agenda:Gain insight to the systemic benefits “lean metrology”Learn about best practices you can apply immediatelySee how automation can accelerate the inspection processLearn about transformational trends in enterprise metrologyWitness a live demonstration of lean methods using Verisurf XGet the opportunity to participate in a  Q&A session with a Verisurf Applications Engineer...

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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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