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.
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