Creaform VXinspect 3-D Inspection Software

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Contact: Émilie Grenier (418) 833-4446, ext. 255
emilie.grenier@ametek.com

NEW 3-D INSPECTION SOFTWARE FOR INTUITIVE CONTACT AND NON-CONTACT MEASUREMENT
VXinspect from Creaform Supports First Article Inspection and Quality Control

Lévis, QC, Canada - AMETEK Creaform (www.creaform3D.com) has introduced VXinspect, a powerful and intuitive 3-D inspection software that includes all of the tools for first article inspection (FAI) and quality control.

VXinspect provides simple integration for contact (probing) and non-contact (scanning) measurement in numerous manufacturing applications. The dimensional inspection software is designed to be used in combination with the company’s HandyPROBE, MetraSCAN 3D and HandySCAN 3D portable measurement devices.

The software features all of the functionalities required to set up a high-efficiency measurement sequence to inspect multiple parts. Its intuitive interface assures efficient inspection workflow with no compromise in measurement quality or Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) requirements.

VXinspect supports rapid part-to-CAD inspections for pre-production adjustments and production part approval to control critical part dimensions. It is fully integrated in VXelements, Creaform’s 3D software platform and application suites.
New Workstation and Robust Stand
Creaform also has released two products to enhance performance and reliability of its dimensional inspection solutions on the shop floor.
• The Shop-Floor Workstation is a dedicated work and secure storage unit offering increased mobility with on-the-go access to 3D scanning, probing and photogrammetry systems.
• The C-Track Shop-Floor Stand facilitates the mobility of the C-Track dual-camera sensors around the part to be inspected.

About Creaform
Creaform develops, manufactures, and sells 3D portable measurement technologies and specializes in 3D engineering services. The company offers innovative solutions, such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development, and numerical simulation (FEA/CFD).

Its products and services cater to a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer products, heavy industries, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, power generation, and research and education. For more information visit Creaform online at www.creaform3d.com

With headquarters and manufacturing operations in Lévis, Québec, Creaform operates innovation centers in Lévis and Grenoble, France, and has direct sales operations in the United States, France, Germany, China, Japan, and India. It is a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2014 annual sales of US$4.0 billion.

Photo Caption: New Creaform Shop-FloorWorkstation and C-Track Shop-Floor Stand provide efficient access and mobility for its portable 3D inspection solutions including HandyPROBE, MetraSCAN 3D and HandySCAN 3D. Click here for a hi-res image.

Photo Caption: VXinspect’s sophisticated algorithms and calculation methods offer an accessible way to apply GD&T principles and practices to inspection projects. Click here for a hi-res screen capture.

Photo Caption: Easy and intuitive sequence management allows users to build inspection programs that control critical dimensions at various stages of manufacturing. Click here for a hi-res screen capture.

Photo Caption: VXinspect seamlessly integrates both single-point touch probe (left) and non-contact (right) measurements into an intuitive software interface. Click here for a hi-res image