A selection of articles featuring ShapeGrabber and its line of 3D scanners.
When it comes to adopting additive manufacturing in their company, manufacturers often focus on the machine itself, without necessarily taking into account the entire 3D printing workflow
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.
A ShapeGrabber expert discusses use and benefits when using OGP’s ShapeGrabber scanners in the medical manufacturing industry.
A ShapeGrabber professional discusses the benefits 3D laser scanners bring to quality control and inspection in the October issue of Manufacturing Engineering Media.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three-dimensional scanning techniques combat shrinkage and warpage issues under the hood.