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28 Aug 2020

COExperience 2020 Virtual Technifair September 14-16th

Adaptive is a proud sponsor of the upcoming COExperience Virtual Technifair on September 14th – 16th. We will have a virtual booth during the event. 

COExperience is the premier Dassault Systèmes user-focused conference where attendees can:

  • Assess products and technologies close-up to evaluate their relative applicability for emerging needs around PLM
  • Connect directly with 3DEXPERIENCE experts at Adaptive who have successfully deployed DS solutions for our customers
  • Learn about other Adaptive offerings that support 3DEXPERIENCE include 3D Scanning and 3D Printing for a total Additive Manufacturing solution

About the Exhibit

Exhibit hours will be held after the lunch break from 1 – 2 pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of the event.

Stay tuned as Adaptive will be holding exclusive presentations during those hours, more details to be announced later with registration links.

Download the Program Grid here. Updates are being made daily.

Discounted Registration

Adaptive customers can register at a discounted rate of $345! 

Use this code: ADCC20

 

 

17 Aug 2020

Webinar: Improve Your First Article Inspection/AS9102 Process

Earlier this year, Adaptive joined forces with DISCUS software to help us meet the first article inspection needs for our 3D Scanning customers. 

Watch the replay of this webinar where we will show you how DISCUS Software will accelerate the speed of your First Article Inspection process:

  • Ensure compliance with AS9102 and PPAP
  • Quickly create ballooned drawings and FAI forms
  • Compile technical data packages easily
  • Capture part characteristics for FAI setup
  • Generate a list of part-specific characteristics and create associated ballooned illustrations

See how DISCUS FAI software will accelerate your FAI inspection and support the documentation process to ensure compliance for AS9102 and PPAP.

 

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25 Jun 2020

Creaform Releases MetraSCAN BLACK

We are excited about an announcement Creaform made recently about the release of the latest version of the MetraSCAN 3D® lineup, the company’s advanced optical CMM scanner designed specifically to perform metrology-grade 3D measurements and inspections right on the production floor. As the fastest and most accurate portable optical CMM scanner, the MetraSCAN BLACK can be seamlessly integrated in any quality control, quality assurance, inspection, MRO, or reverse engineering workflow and operated by users of any skill level in any type of environment.
 
The MetraSCAN BLACK dimensional metrology system has been developed to measure complex parts and assemblies from an array of industries and manufacturing processes, such as automobile, aeronautics, power generation, heavy industry, metal casting, metal forging, sheet metal, plastic injection, composites, etc.
 
MetraSCAN Black features unmatched performance and speed for optimized 3D measurements:

  • ​4X faster: Featuring 15 blue laser crosses for larger scanning area that take up to 1,800,000 measurements per second and live meshing, ultimately cutting down the time between acquisition and workable files.
  • 4X resolution: MetraSCAN BLACK features a measurement resolution of 0.025 mm (0.0009 in) to generate highly detailed scans of any object.
  • More accurate and traceable measurements: High accuracy of 0.025mm, based on VDI/VDE 2634 part 3 standard and tested in a ISO 17025 accredited laboratory, ensures complete reliability and full traceability to international standards.
  • Shop floor accuracy: The MetraSCAN BLACK features a unique and patented dynamic referencing that compensates for surroundings instabilities.
  • Maximum versatility: Masters complex, shiny and highly detailed parts
  • No warm-up time: Operators can be up-and-running in minutes.
  • Touch probing capability:  When paired with the HandyPROBE, the MetraSCAN BLACK lets users harness the power of both 3D scanning and probing for a complete, streamlined inspection process.
  • Available in BLACK and BLACK|Elite: Customers can choose from two models based on their needs: speed, part complexity, accuracy, etc.

Watch the introductory video on the MetraSCAN Black

“Today’s manufacturers are facing tremendous challenges. They are under increased pressure to accelerate their time to market in order to remain competitive on the global scale. Product quality issues impact scrap rate, production ramp-up, production rate, and downtime, ultimately affecting production costs and overall profitability. Manufacturers need to rely on innovative 3D measurement technologies, like the MetraSCAN 3D, in order to refine their product development and quality control processes,” explained Guillaume Bull, Product Manager at Creaform. “This new version of the MetraSCAN 3D takes dimensional measurement speed, accuracy and versatility to a whole new level. We believe manufacturers will appreciate its performance within their workflows.”

More Information:

Contact Us to schedule a Virtual Demonstration of the MetraSCAN Black.

Download the NEW MetraSCAN brochure

Learn more our Creaform 3D Scanning Products

03 Sep 2019
GoSCAN Spark

New Go!SCAN SPARK Demonstration Videos

Curious about the new CREAFORM Go!SCAN SPARK? Watch Adaptive’s own Frank Thomas as he demonstrates the capabilities of this portable, handheld 3D scanner.

The Go!SCAN SPARK is ideal for applications in automotive seating, aerospace interiors, and retail apparel like tennis shoes and sportswear.  

Go!SCAN SPARK features four inline cameras for faster 3D scanning, and acquires both 3D color and texture in material. It features an ergonomic design that allows for different types of hand positions.  It also outputs two types of files (.STL and .MOV) that are compatible with most 3D printers.

In this first video, Frank shows how quickly you can scan a sneaker and merge two images together.

In this video, Frank takes a classic laundry detergent bottle to illustrate how the scanner handles products with curves, labels, shiny surfaces.

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28 Aug 2019
HandyScan Boeing

Creaform’s HandySCAN 3D Scanner Meets Boeing Requirements

A recent press release issued noted that Creaform’s HandySCAN 3D Scanners now meet Boeing requirements for recording physical attributes of aircraft dents and blends on all models of Boeing commercial airplanes.

The SmartDENT 3D™ solution and the flagship HandySCAN 3D scanner were used in the process of guiding Boeing’s quality requirements for the service letter.

Overview of SmartDENT 3D benefits:

  • Speed: 80 times faster than the pit gauge technique. It is the fastest and most reliable aircraft surface damage inspection tool available on the market.
  • Metrology-grade measurements for aircraft maintenance: The scanner is accurate to 0.025 mm (0.0009 in.) and has a resolution of up to 0.100 mm (0.0039 in.) with high repeatability and traceable certificate.
  • Intuitive pass/fail assessments: With its intuitive design and real-time software visualization, Creaform’s NDT solutions ensure short learning curves and minimal operator experience influence on the accuracy of results.
  • Live visualization and portability: Weighing less than a kilo, the handheld scanner is the perfect tool for work in hangars or directly outdoors. Users can easily perform 3D surface inspection of any part of an aircraft on which they would use manual techniques—including on and under wings.

Adaptive Helps Suppliers Meet Boeing DPD Quality Requirements

In addition, Adaptive provides consulting services around helping Boeing suppliers meet DPD quality requirements to become an authorized supplier for Boeing parts.  Download our paper on how we helped a supplier document the processes and procedures necessary to qualify as a Boeing supplier under their D6-51991 Quality Assurance Standard.  

Contact us to learn more how we can help you become a certified Boeing Supplier.