Laser Measurement and InspectionRepeatable Accuracy of 0.001″
3D Scan, model, and inspect parts of all sizes & complexity with Guaranteed Results
With nearly a decade of successful 3D scanning projects, Kadan can scan anything from tiny components to vehicles and even entire buildings. We have completed projects around the globe.
Kadan Consultants’ 3D laser scanning technology can provide you with:
- Fast, ultra-accurate results, increasing your speed to market
- Complete measurement data of the entire surface of your object, verifying that the as-built part matches your CAD model
- True CAD models for FEA testing of actual geometry to correct problems before parts go into production.
- CAD models to validate tooling, even when no current models exist.
- Profile data of the whole part so assemblies can be digitally put together, revealing inaccuracies and interferences.
Comparing Castings to 3D models or 2D blueprints
Castings are metal poured and formed in molds. They can be very detailed and precise, making them hard to inspect. After the casting has cooled it is removed from the mold and either machined or ground down to the finished 3D shape. Laser scanning can accurately measure all of the geometry of the part and the mold, no matter how intricate. Size is not an issue. Whether comparing a physical part to its CAD model or digitizing a prototype with the intent of developing a new CAD model, laser scanning yields highly accurate point clouds, this data can be modeled and used for:
- Tool path creation
- Polygonal / STL meshes
- Composite blends
- NURBS curves
- NURBS surfaces
- Tooling verification
The ability to combine the laser tracker in measurement technology with our experience in turbine alignment is the basis of our excellent accuracy and outcomes. The implementation of our processes will expedite the overall inspection time / alignment process. The correct use of Laser Trackers eliminates human error in measurement data and reduces the impact of thermal movement on the alignment process.
Repeatable Accuracy of 0.001″
In favorable environmental conditions our technicians are capable of repeating inspections and individual measurements at a precision of up to one thousandth of an inch or 0.001″. What this means for you, is best-in-class accuracy, precision, quality, efficiency, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that the inspection is void of measurement variables.
Proven Alignment Technology
All previous alignment methods, including bore scope alignment, only provide data of the center point locations. Our innovative process completely eliminates the “optical bore alignment method”. The inspection process is designed to provide you with superior measurement data, including the bore center location, concentricity, radial distances, and axial distances. With the laser tracker you gain assurance of a more thorough inspection and an abundance of measurement data.
Receive All Reportable Data Instantly
Our technicians deliver the measurement data (spreadsheets and graphs) while on-site. Our reports provide raw measurements and are easy to understand. The more efficient we are in being able to present the reports to you, the better you are able to understand the situation. With this clear understanding of all relevant data, you now have the knowledge you need to make a well-informed decision.