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Maximum Material Boundary (MMB) Concept and its Advantages in GD&T Analysis

GD&T MMB Underconstrained and Gages Figure 4

The goal of this blog post is to present the maximum material boundary (MMB) concept in GD&T applications. The maximum material boundary concept is simply the use of a maximum material condition on a datum feature, as shown in Figure 1 (the annotation B(M)). Its major use is to allow easier assembly conditions on a part. Read More

Ingénieur d’application – Montréal

Portable Metrology

Description de la compagnie

La société BuildIT Logiciel & Solutions Ltée (www.builditsoftware.com), une division de FARO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ :FARO), se spécialise en développement de solutions logicielles dans le domaine de la métrologie destinées aux industries de l’aérospatiale, de l’automobile et de la fabrication. Read More

Ventes – Directeur de compte – Montréal

BuildIT Training

Description de la compagnie

La société BuildIT Logiciel & Solutions Ltée (www.builditsoftware.com), une division de FARO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ :FARO), se spécialise en développement de solutions logicielles dans le domaine de la métrologie destinées aux industries de l’aérospatiale, de l’automobile et de la fabrication. Read More

Sales – Account Manager – California

BuildIT Training

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers. Read More

Sales – Account Manager – Germany

BuildIT Training

Company Description

BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (www.builditsoftware.com), a division of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), is dedicated to providing real-time geometry-based coordinate metrology software and services for the aerospace, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With many years of international success, BuildIT’s 3D design-based software enables digital engineering-through-manufacturing on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers. Read More

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BuildIT Releases Latest Version of 3D Metrology Software – BuildIT 2016.5

BuildIT 2016.5

BuildIT’s latest version adds numerous scanning and meshing features

Montreal, QC, July 2016 – BuildIT Software & Solutions is pleased to announce the release of BuildIT 2016.5, an update to the 3D metrology software.  BuildIT 2016.5 adds many new features and improvements including new automation functionality, additions to our GD&T capabilities, and numerous large point cloud handling and meshing features. Read More

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BuildIT 2016.5 Sneak Peek – What’s new in GD&T, Alignment & Reporting

This video shows the enhancements to GD&T, Alignment, and Reporting in BuildIT 2016.5, including:

  • Added support for axis suppression for all geometry types in Best-Fit Alignment
  • Added support for external files (pdf, image, text) in entity-based reports. Other file types will simply be embedded in the PDF report with a hyperlink to open them
  • Added support for saving position and visibility of annotations with Saved Views
  • Added support for the Straightness tolerance
  • Added the ability to Compute and Restore alignment from DRF entity in Manager
  • Added support for Slot features
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    BuildIT 2016.5 Sneak Peek – Large Point Cloud, Scanning and Meshing Capabilities

    This video demonstrates the improvements to BuildIT’s large point cloud handling, scanning and meshing capabilities, including:

  • Support for touch-screens with Multi-touch capabilities
  • Compatibility with the FARO Scene file format
  • New point to mesh deviation analyses
  • Additional mesh smoothing options
  • Ability to align to meshes
  • Real-time camera updates while inspecting targets or scanning surfaces
  • Support for the Nikon MCAx arm and scanners
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    FARO® expands Metrology and Factory Automation offerings with Acquisition of BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd.

    LAKE MARY, Fla., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for Metrology, Factory Automation, Product Design, Public Safety, BIM/CIM and 3D Services applications, announces the acquisition of BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd., a leader in process-configurable 3D metrology software solutions with hardware agnostic interfaces. FARO will introduce the configuration power of the BuildIT software in a new ‘Your Product, Your Process, Your Solution’ campaign aimed at providing major customers with customizable, in-process solutions that integrate metrology devices and sensors from multiple manufacturers. Read More

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    Montreal Metrology Seminar 2016 Summary Video

    Here’s some footage of our Montreal Metrology Seminar event held on June 9th, 2016 at the Courtyard Mariott.  The event featured presentations on GD&T, measurement processes and automation, case studies, metrology trends, careers, training, and certification.  Special thanks go to our spectacular presenters and panel discussion members, as well as to all of the wonderful attendees who helped make the event a success! Read More

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    BuildIT 2016 SP3 is Now Available!

    Service pack 3 for BuildIT 2016 is now available for download. Please view the full release notes for more detailed information.

    Enhancements

  • Added an option to the contextual menu for analyses to clear the current analysis.
  • Modified the analysis command automation to load associated points automatically if the point list is empty.
  • Modified the CATIA V4 importer so a top-level group is always created to hold geometry.
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