RE: Inspection of parts...

From: Jason L. Dickman (
Date: Tue Jan 23 2001 - 21:54:38 EET


Do you have this as a solid/surfaced CAD file? If so, scan the part and use
Paraform's inspection module to compare the scanned dataset to the nominal
CAD. The inspection software will output a color map showing all tolerance
deviations. Instead of inspecting a few points, you can inspect ALL the


Jason L. Dickman
VP Lab Operations
Shared Replicators, Inc.
3638 South Memorial Dr.
Tulsa, OK USA
Voice: 918-270-8923
Fax: 918-622-1138

 -----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of
Impact - Doug Johnson
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 12:45 PM
To: RP Mailing List
Subject: Inspection of parts...

  Hi All,

  Here is what I am looking for help with:

  I have a part that has a spline on it.
  I need to check the profile of the spline to make sure it is within
  We have been unable to do this with a standard CMM.

  Is there a video inspection system that can use a visual go/no go gauge?

  We don't have time to make a physical go/no go.

  Any ideas?


  Doug Johnson Prototyping Program Manager

  IMPACT Engineering Solutions

  3315 North 124th Street

  Suite N

  Brookfield, WI 53005



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