Inspection

Zeiss Computed Tomographs Offer Expanded Capability

Rapid 2018: The Metrotom 800 and Metrotom 1500 support the inspection of plastic and metal 3D-printed parts. 

ShapeGrabber Ai310 Automated 3D Scanner Speeds Inspections

Rapid 2018: The industrial scanner data can be compared to CAD models and used to generate visual reports.

WMT&R Offers Testing Services for AM Materials

Rapid 2018: Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research provides materials testing for powders, metals and as-built specimens. 

Yxlon Cheetah Evo Plus Enables Inspection of 3D-Printed Parts

Rapid 2018: The system supports both X-ray and CT inspection of additively manufactured parts. 

Faro's Design ScanArm Scans 600,000 Points Per Second

Rapid 2018: Faro’s Design ScanArm 2.0 includes features that increase efficiency and accuracy.

Video: 3 Roles for Computer Vision in Metal 3D Printing

Carnegie Mellon University professor Elizabeth Holm explains three ways computer vision can advance powder-bed metal 3D printing.

Scanning Enables Internal Inspection of 3D-Printed Parts

Jesse Garant Metrology Center’s scanning service offers clean separation of internal components and the ability to inspect high-density materials.

Can Topography Scans Redraw the Metal Additive Inspection Map?

A new topographical mapping technology aims to detect, record and display flawed metal melt regions as they’re created.

Non-Destructive Inspection Method Detects Defects in Process

The technique, which uses laser ultrasound, could reduce waste and improve efficiency in additive manufacturing.

Jesse Garant Metrology Center Supports AM Inspection with CT Scanning

The company is investing in computed tomography (CT) equipment that will help it better serve additive manufacturing customers requiring inspection and validation services.

EOS Adds Optical Tomography System to Its Monitoring Suite

Exposure OT provides real-time, camera-based monitoring for metal additive manufacturing.

Materialise Enhances Its Magics 3D Print Suite Software

Updates include software for quality control and metal 3D printing.