AGT Robotics Partners with Creaform to Develop New ScanMaster™ Turnkey 3D Scanning Solution for Automated Quality Control Applications

Creaform’s MetraSCAN 3D R-Series powers AGT’s new ScanMaster robot cell for automated dimensional part inspection

Lévis, Québec, May 27, 2015 –  AGT Robotics, a leader in low-volume/high-mix robotic equipment, in partnership with  Creaform, worldwide leader in  portable 3D measurement solutions and  3D engineering services, released today the brand-new  ScanMaster, the market’s only turnkey 3D scanning solution for automated quality control applications to feature Creaform TRUaccuracy™ technology.

Powered by Creaform’s  MetraSCAN 3D™ R-Series optical scanning system, AGT’s ScanMaster robot cell combines flexibility and speed of execution in a plug-and-play automated solution for quality control applications. The dimensional metrology cell enables process control operations in a compact and secure environment for both on-line and off-line inspections. The MetraSCAN 3D optical CMM scanning system, along with C-Track™ dual-camera sensors, brings the power of TRUaccuracy  technology to production lines; the solution allows the measurement of complex parts of up to 1 m3 in a shop-floor environment without compromise on accuracy.

Optimizing inspection workflows directly on production lines has never been easier, thanks to the ScanMaster standard robot cell. The benefits for all types of manufacturing environments are truly compelling:

  • Plug-and-play automated solution: Easy integration into production processes.
  • Flexible and versatile: Can easily adapt to different design, volume and specific inspection requirements, thanks to an automated turntable.
  • TRUaccuracy  technology: Accuracy of up to 0.085 mm in real-life, shop-floor conditions (regardless of instability, vibrations, thermal variations, etc.). The accuracy of dimensional measurements is determined by the optical CMM scanner and is independent from the robot.
  • User-friendly and short learning curve: Independent of the operator’s skills.
  • Compatible with all major metrology software: No need to learn a different dimensional inspection software.

The ScanMaster is available through AGT and Creaform’s direct sales and worldwide distributor network. Webinars introducing the ScanMaster and the positive impact it can have on inspection workflows will be held June 9 and 10, 2015.  Register here.

About Creaform

Creaform develops, manufactures, and sells 3D portable measurement technologies and specializes in 3D engineering services. The company offers innovative solutions, such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development, and numerical simulation (FEA/CFD). Its products and services cater to a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer products, heavy industries, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, power generation, and research and education With headquarters and manufacturing operations in Lévis, Québec, Creaform operates innovation centers in Lévis and Grenoble, France, and has offices in the United States, France, Germany, Brazil, China, Japan, India, Korea and Singapore.

Creaform is a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a division of AMETEK Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, with 2014 annual sales of $4.0 billion.


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