Large-Volume 3D Laser Scanning & Machine Alignment
3D Scanning of Large-Volume Objects
Laser Trackers | Portable Arms | Laser Scanners | Total Stations | CMMs
Objects that cannot be moved easily from their environment or shipped to a service provider to be inspected in a lab are usually referred to as large-scale parts or large-volume objects. 3D scanning of an object allows for converting that object into a digitized computer-aided model. For large inspection applications, a long-range 3D laser scanner or laser tracker is often used to capture large amounts of data in a short period of time. Articulating arms or Portable CMMs as they are often referred to, are extremely useful for large objects with intricate details. Whatever the measurement challenge may be, ECM has the best tool for the job.
3D Laser Scanning & Surveying
ECM’s field engineers are available to report directly on-site for short and long term 3D scanning projects. The ability to bring our expertise directly to your location is what has made ECM an industry leader in metrology services since it’s founding in 2001.
3D Measurement & Machine Alignment Services for a Variety of Industries
Examples of large volume scan objects would be aircraft, vehicles, yachts or ships, power generation equipment including nuclear plants, large tooling and other load-bearing structures like bridges and buildings. ECM specializes in large-volume 3D laser scanning applications. Our experienced engineers bring the measurement equipment to the job site, stay for as long as it takes to capture the data needed in order to conduct the post-processing and reporting of the data. When completed, the customer receives a complete set of reports and full access to any raw scan data needed to thoroughly complete the inspection process.
- Fast and Accurate Results, Reducing Your Production Time
- Verify As-Built and CAD Model Comparisons
- Detect Problems BEFORE You Enter the Production Phase
ECM’s engineers and technicians are trained and prepared to take on a wide variety of projects using the latest in high precision measurement technology. Our lasting relationships with the industries’ top equipment manufacturers give us the confidence to meet your project needs:
- Laser Trackers (Faro, Leica, API)
- Portable Arms PCMM (Contact & Non-contact)
- Laser Scanners (Terrestrial/Large Volume)
- Total Stations
- As-built measurements for design & verification
- Data acquisition for modeling and post-processing
- Point Clouds & XYZ data points
- First Article Inspection
- In-process Inspection
- Periodic Inspection
- Gage RR
- Equipment Installation
- Generator Alignment
- Aircraft and Antenna Boresighting
- Rail Alignment and Installation
- Tool/Part design & certification
- Assembly & Installation
- CAD Modeling
Applying 3D Scanning Technology to Geospatial Applications
When considering whether or not to deploy a terrestrial laser scanner, it helps in knowing what has been scanned and what has not. Each available scanner has options to customize scan settings and this versatility allows for project creativity.
Five Factors to Consider When Choosing to Outsource Your Metrology Services
Not everyone understands what it means to outsource metrology services. They don’t know what to expect and who to trust to do the job correctly. Laser scanning, reverse engineering, 3D modeling, or CMM part inspection.
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