Media Coverage

A selection of articles featuring ShapeGrabber and its line of 3D scanners.

New Automated 3D Laser Scanning Metrology Systems Launched

Optical Gaging Products (OGP) has expanded its family of automated 3D laser scanning systems with the addition of the ShapeGrabber Ai320 and the ShapeGrabber Ai820.

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ShapeGrabber Featured in Today’s Medical Developments

A ShapeGrabber expert discusses use and benefits when using OGP’s ShapeGrabber scanners in the medical manufacturing industry.

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ShapeGrabber Featured in Plant Services Magazine

ShapeGrabber features prominently in this Plant Services Magazine article on the state of 3D scanning and the role 3D scanners can play in manufacturing.

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ShapeGrabber Featured in Metalworking News Asia

A ShapeGrabber professional talks about the company’s relationship with Quality Vision International (QVI), Optical Gaging Products (OGP), and the state of manufacturing in Asia in this article published by Metalworking News Asia.

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3D Scanners for Quality Control

A ShapeGrabber professional talks about the increasing use of 3D laser scanning for quality control in this article published by Optical Gaging Singapore.

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ShapeGrabber Talks 3D Scanners in Manufacturing Engineering Magazine

A ShapeGrabber professional discusses the benefits 3D laser scanners bring to quality control and inspection in the October issue of Manufacturing Engineering Media.

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ShapeGrabber Talks 3D Scanners in Manufacturing Engineering Magazine

ShapeGrabber is featured in this extensive article that explores the impact that advances in non-contact, light-based metrology have on the auto manufacturing industry.

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Plastics Today/Injection Molding: Scanning down the shipped-defect rate

We have reported several times previously in IMM on custom injection molder Plastikos, for its sustainability program, micromolding expertise, and medical market penetration. Each time we found ourselves noting the company’s creative problem solving and, no matter what the problem was, finding a solution that included profitability. Here we’re looking at a Plastikos solution to a persistent specific problem of high error rates on the production floor—a problem that resisted simple solutions.

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Case Study: Contributing to Quality

To continuously optimize quality while controlling costs, Blount uses a ShapeGrabber Ai810 3D laser scanner as part of its forming process. Implementing the scanner has led to quality improvements and decreased lead times of about 30% in the first year of use.

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Using Geomagic Studio to Bring Smiles to Babies’ Faces

Rapid Tech that Will Change the World, First Place: A new treatment from Shriners Hospital uses reverse engineering and rapid manufacturing to help treat cleft palates. ShapeGrabber and Geomagic are featured.

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Measure It Fast

In metrology, speed on the floor requires not only fast and accurate measuring devices, but a total system design that minimizes operator involvement. ShapeGrabber is also featured.

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Why You Need to Inspect the Part to See the Mold

A ShapeGrabber professional describes a superior method of determining mold dimensional suitability: using an industrial 3-D laser scanner to conduct a detailed inspection of the molded parts.

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Calibration and Certification

ShapeGrabber’s Senior Systems Engineer explains the importance of calibrating and certifying a 3D laser scanner.

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Design and measurement tools shorten production lead times

Three-dimensional scanning techniques combat shrinkage and warpage issues under the hood.

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When Inspection’s A MATTER OF Life and Death

Medical manufacturers seek and find inspection technology that’s appropriate to their special needs.

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Find Your Way to the Right Digitizer

A ShapeGrabber professional explains the difference between accuracy and resolution in this article from Desktop Engineering magazine.

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