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ROMER Arm Goes Sci-Fi at San Diego Comic Con

In our world of metrology, we are performing dimensional inspections on automobiles, gears, or other manufactured parts. But there’s a whole other world out there that requires dimensional inspection and 3D scanning. The ROMER arm was shown last week at San Diego’s ComicCon scanning a sonic screwdriver

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Outsourcing: A New Niche for Advanced Inspection Services

For the past eight months, Advanced Inspection Services has taken part in a trend within inspection, outsourcing. AIS has placed three onsite inspectors to a major medical device manufacturer to help with incoming receiving inspection. The employees from AIS inspect parts and make sure the components meet

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Top 3 Reasons for Contract Dimensional Inspection

You work in metrology, making sure the quality of your manufactured parts maintain a high level of quality. But sometimes it is hard to keep those high standards when you have so many projects coming into your lab. You have to do what you can to keep

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Dimensional Inspection in US

As you may have noticed, AIS has dimensional inspection labs in Plymouth, MN and Eau Claire, WI. But we provide contract dimensional inspection services all over the United States. Here is a quick infographic showing the number of companies we have helped in each state. The infographic

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Dimensional Inspection Lab

Dimensional inspection lab in Eau Claire, WI? In 2008 our Wisconsin inspection lab opened, and lab manager Tim Wilson has supported the needs of our northwester Wisconsin customers for quality inspection, CMM programming, and training ever since. Tim and Al are ready to help you with PC-DMIS,

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Hexagon Reverse Engineering Video

New ROMER Arm Video for Reverse Engineering Hexagon Metrology has kicked off 2015 with a new video of the ROMER Absolute Arm. It showcases how the arm can be used for scanning and reverse engineering in any industry from medical to aerospace. Here are some of the

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Who Makes FAI Standards?

All Is FAIR         Since you are in manufacturing, you have probably performed a First Article Inspection  (FAI) on your new products that represent the first production run. The purpose of a FAI is to prove that all the engineering, design, and manufacturing requirements understood

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Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering: Which CAD Model Do I Need?   Reverse engineering has become a viable way to create a CAD model now that CAD packages are readily available. Engineers are using reverse engineering to not only help create new parts, but help copy an existing part or

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