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Handheld 3D scanner used to speed up aircraft defect inspection

Tuesday 11th June, 2019

Creaform has announced that its HandySCAN 3D laser scanner can now be used for recording blends, defects and dents in all models of Boeing commercial aircraft. A service letter with guidance has been released by Boeing, explaining how to use the 3D scanners to measure dents and blends on aeroplanes. The SmartDENT 3D solution and […]

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Machine vision technology improves efficiency within the rail industry

Friday 26th April, 2019

  Trains require regular maintenance to ensure safety and to minimise wear and tear. Traditionally, manual inspection would be required to inspect the roof, but this is a time-consuming process. The process is arduous and requires the qualified technician to cover over 200 meters of the roof surface, while the train and overhead lines are […]

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Review defects in real-time

Monday 8th April, 2019

In today’s highly competitive global market being able to review defects digitally will help you to make key decisions in real-time. The virtual cutting plan generated by Shelton’s WebSPECTOR system helps you get the most from each run. The commercial review of the defects takes place at the WebREVIEW station by the operator. The WebREVIEW […]

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Defect mapping solution

Monday 25th March, 2019

Shelton’s machine vision inspection systems have a real and measurable impact on your bottom line. Our high-speed cutting plan optimisation helps reduce cost and improves your overall yield. The WebOptimiser vision system enables multiple cut plan creation options to be performed on a virtual batch to determine the optimum cutting plan for any inspected batch. […]

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Product quality assurance

Thursday 7th March, 2019

Automated quality control can help your business grow by reducing your manual inspection costs. Our machine vision systems keep visual records which can be used and audited against your agreed performance levels. This helps reduce customer complaints and the associated costs. Our automated inspection systems help provide quality assurance for some of the world’s leading […]

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