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  • Founded in 2002 in Lévis (Québec, Canada), Creaform is a world-class leader in 3D measurement technology as well as 3D engineering services. We develop, manufacture and distribute disruptive portable and automated 3D scanning solutions to thousands of clients in over 75 countries. Our innovative technology benefits a wide range of industries such as automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, consumer products, research & education, NDT, heavy industries and power generation.

    Still located in Lévis, our new head office was inaugurated in November 2017 and is the home base for our international workforce and clients. With offices and innovation centers in 13 countries, our team is now counting more than 600 dedicated employees and more than 150 distributors worldwid
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  • 3D METROLOGY SOLUTIONS

  • Creaform offers a variety of 3D metrology technologies that have been developed to meet the specific needs of a wide range of applications. From professional-grade to metrology-grade, they provide users with highly accurate, portable and easy-to-use solutions. Creaform metrology products are the reference tools for all stages of product lifecycle management: Concept, Design, Manufacturing, and Servicing.

      • PORTABLE 3D SCANNERS

      • Creaform scanners have been designed to accelerate the time-to-market with your product development workflows, all while helping you meet your quality control requirements in non-contact 3D measurements. Discover how the 3D scanners can help you gain a competitive edge, cut the time and costs associated with product development, and optimize production processes.

          • HandySCAN 3D

          • The truly portable metrology-grade 3D scanners delivering highly accurate measurements.

            The HandySCAN 3D™ is the fastest portable 3D laser scanner, offering the highest measurement rate and accuracy available on the market – all while remaining very simple to use. The HandySCAN 3D provides consistent and repeatable results across all work conditions or environments, enabling you to reduce turnaround times and increase profitability.
            Benefits:

            • Metrology-grade accuracy and resolution of 0.025 mm
            • High measurement rate of up to 1,300,000 measurements/s
            • Large scanning area of 11 laser crosses
            • ISO 17025 certified

             

          • Go!SCAN 3D

          • The easiest 3D scanning experience, generating fast and reliable measurements.

            The Go!SCAN 3D portable 3D scanner enables professionals from various backgrounds to effortlessly capture the 3D shape of any object, including complex, freeform and organic surfaces. These handheld 3D scanners can even capture 3D data in full color, providing very rich and detailed textures.
            Benefits:

            • Plug and Play: Positioning using geometry, color or targets
            • Scans typical objects in 5 minutes or less with a high level of details
            • High measurement rate of up to 1,500,000 measurements/s with 99 white light scanning lines
            • Professional-grade measurements with an accuracy of up to 0.050 mm
          • MetraSCAN 3D

          • The most complete 3D scanning solution for metrology-grade measurements on all materials.

            Free of any rigid measurement setups, the arm-free handheld MetraSCAN 3D scanner provides shop floor measurement accuracy that is insensitive to the instabilities found in even the harshest environments. This complete and powerful 3D scanning inspection solution increases the reliability, speed, and versatility of the measurement process and offers a practical alternative to traditional portable CMMs.
            Benefits:

            • Great measurement volume of 16.6 m³
            • Insensitive to the instabilities of the environment
            • Portable, arm-free optical scanning system can be easily brought wherever the part is
            • Scan any type of material, even black, multicolored and shiny surfaces

             

        • PORTABLE COORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE (CMM)

              • HandyPROBE

              • The new generation handheld optical coordinate measuring machine.

                The HandyPROBE helps manufacturers and production managers to enable considerably greater flexibility and efficiency in performing quality control (QC) operations directly on the production floor. The portable CMM provides measurement accuracy that is insensitive to the instabilities of any environment. Free of any rigid measurement setup, the portable CMM outperforms traditional portable CMMs on the shop floor. The C-Track optical tracker and wireless probe can be moved at any time during the measurement sequence and generate the same high-quality data.
                Benefits:

                • Automatic alignment: optical reflectors allow for repetitive inspections without realignment
                • No physical link between the probe and the system for maximum versatility
                • Instant measurement of parts ranging from 0.2 to 10 meters in size
                • No rigid setup required: the part and the system can be moved freely at any time during measurement
          • PHOTOGRAMMETRY/OPTICAL COORDINATE MEASURING SYSTEM

                • MaxSHOT 3D

                • Your best shot at large-scale metrology projects.

                  The MaxSHOT 3D is ideal for product development, manufacturing, quality control and inspection teams that need the highest measurement accuracy and repeatability as much for large‑scale projects than for parts from 2 to 10 m. If you consistently work on large‑scale projects, the MaxSHOT 3D is your go-to solution to slash budget-busting measurement mistakes, improve product quality, increase process efficiency—and minimize overall operating costs.

                  Thanks to its sophisticated user guidance technology and easy‑to‑use software, the MaxSHOT 3D is ideal for users of all levels—even non‑metrology experts—so that you gain peace of mind knowing your measurements are always right on the dot and you increase process efficiency.
                  Benefits:

                  • Unmatched accuracy on large parts ranging from 2 to 10 m in size
                  • High accuracy levels of up to 0.015 mm as well as high repeatability
                  • Automatic feedback on measurement quality: Laser projected frame with GO/NO‑GO feedback on measurement pictures
                  • Maximized user comfort: 50% lighter than traditional photogrammetric devices
            • AUTOMATED INSPECTION SOLUTIONS

                • CUBE-R

                • The fastest and truly accurate turnkey 3D scanning coordinate measuring machine for at-line inspection.

                  CUBE-R™ is a fast, reliable, and efficient complete turnkey solution for automated quality control applications. This automated 3D measuring machine features MetraSCAN 3D-R, a powerful robot-mounted optical 3D scanner that can be integrated into factory automation systems without compromising on accuracy. It is the perfect alternative to solve any productivity issues caused by bottlenecks at the traditional coordinate measuring machine (CMM). Unlike existing solutions, our 3D scanning machine enables manufacturing companies to harness the power of optical 3D measurement and industrial automation. This CMM measuring machine optimizes the production cycle and throughput resulting in better product quality.
                  Benefits:

                  • Complete turnkey solution: No integration required, fully enclosed and shop-floor-ready
                  • High productivity: Performs inspection up to hundreds of parts a day (even on complex surfaces)
                  • Automatic field calibration procedure: No accuracy drift over time and continuous operation
                  • Integrated photogrammetry: Automated process to maximize volumetric accuracy
                • MetraSCAN 3D-R

                • A powerful robot-mounted optical scanner for in-line inspection.

                  The MetraSCAN 3D-R is an innovative robotized optical scanner that can be integrated into factory automation projects for automated quality control applications. Our 3D laser scanner enables manufacturing companies to harness the power of optical measurements and industrial automation. It is a fast, reliable, and versatile solution that does not force users to compromise on measurement accuracy of quality control processes on production lines. The industrial 3D measurement scanner optimizes production cycle and throughput resulting in better product quality.
                  Benefits:

                  • Flexible automated solution for in-line integration
                  • Wide part size range from 0.3 to 10 m
                  • No rigid setup required: The part and the system can be moved freely at any time during measurement
                  • Robust industrial design: Adapted for shop-floor conditions and environments
              • 3D SOFTWARE PLATFORM

                  • VXmodel

                  • Scan-to-CAD software module

                    VXmodel is a post-treatment software that directly integrates into VXelements, and enables finalizing 3D scan data to use directly in any 3D printing or CAD software. VXmodel provides the simplest and fastest path from 3D scans to your computer-aided design or additive manufacturing workflow. A great addition to any Creaform 3D scanner, VXmodel is simple but powerful, including only the features necessary to complement your CAD software. You already have all the design and modeling capabilities in your software: VXmodel only provides the tools you need for a quick and seamless integration into your scan-based design process.

                  • VXinspect

                  • Dimensional inspection software module

                    VXinspect™ is an intuitive and powerful 3D inspection software designed for manufacturing companies conducting first article inspection (FAI) and production control. VXinspect features all the essential functionalities required to build a measurement sequence, resulting in high efficiency when controlling multiple parts. A built-in centralized panel displays all the information you can choose to export in the final report. Like other Creaform software modules, VXinspect is directly integrated into VXelements™, the Creaform 3D software platform and application suite. It provides the simplest integration of probing, 3D scanning and photogrammetry measurements to meet industry requirements for all quality control applications.

                  • VXtrack

                  • Dynamic tracking software module

                    The VXtrack dynamic tracking module is a key component of VXelements, Creaform’s fully integrated 3D software platform. VXtrack also comes with a C-Track, which together forms a complete portable 3D measurement solution. Thanks to VXtrack, you will accelerate your manufacturing and quality control processes—from assembly control and monitoring to crash-test dummy applications. It accurately and efficiently measures the positions and orientations of reflectors in space; all measurements can be taken simultaneously and accurately. This makes it possible to control displacements, drive assembly processes or measure deformations.

                  • VXremote

                  • Remote access software application

                    VXremote improves your efficiency in the field by providing fast and easy remote access to VXelements. You can quickly activate and set up VXremote: it requires no hardware or server to install or maintain. You have all its data acquisition functionalities right at your fingertips. It provides even more freedom to measure objects—all while being far from your computer. VXremote is available only with the Creaform-certified rugged tablets: the 7 in. hand-held tablet and 10 in. tablet with magnetic support.

                • NDT SURFACE INSPECTION

                    • Pipecheck

                    • NDT pipeline inspection for oil and gas industry

                      Field crews are facing challenges to complete pipeline inspections and ensure that their integrity assessments are performed in the shortest time possible so that excavation sites can be backfilled. Creaform has the most trusted non-destructive testing 3D technology solution for pipes up to 18 m (60 ft) in lenght, which includes a 3D scanner and Pipecheck™ software. This solution will save you both time and money without compromising diagnosis results, public safety and the integrity assessment.

                      Pipecheck automatically allows on-site inspection, detection and characterization of pipe defects whether internal or external; these include corrosion, dents, and mechanical damages. Inspection data and results are traceable and can be revised with new inspection parameters without leaving the inspection site.

                    • SmartDENT 3D

                    • NDT surface inspection for the aerospace MRO industry

                      Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) companies, aircraft manufacturers and airlines that perform NDT inspections for in-service aircraft maintenance have increasing pressure to complete their assessments in the fastest way possible without sacrificing accuracy. ln fact, the longer an airplane is grounded, the more airlines lose money.

                      SmartDENT 3D is the first dedicated 3D visualization software on the market designed for 3D assessments and characterization of dent damages located on aircraft surfaces. lt offers a guided workflow approach to simplify the measurement extraction of 3D scan data to get exactly the dimensions required for the assessment of in-service airplanes. SmartDENT 3D greatly reduce operators' impact on measurements results and shortens the time to generate final reports.

                    • HandySCAN AEROPACK

                    • 3D scanning solution suite for the aerospace industry

                      The HandySCAN AEROPACK is a completely integrated solution suite for the aerospace industry and for MRO companies looking for a versatile 3D scanning solution that offers unmatched speed, ease of use, reliability and repeatability. The HandySCAN AEROPACK package includes HandySCAN 3D and SmartDENT 3D as well as VXmodel and VXinspect, software to address all of your reverse engineering and quality control needs.

                      Creaform’s HandySCAN AEROPACK is the most versatile 3D scanning solution on the market for aircraft inspections, reverse engineering, maintenance and repair operations. It features the metrology-grade HandySCAN 3D scanner as well as a complete software suite, including SmartDENT 3D, VXmodel, and VXinspect, to efficiently inspect and characterize defects on a variety of aircraft components, materials and finishes – and in all types of work environments.

                  • 3D METROLOGY SERVICES

                  • Not ready to invest in your own 3D metrology equipment? Creaform offers first-rate metrology services yielding tangible, consistent and precise results. Creaform can support 3D modeling efforts, quality control operations, technological integrations and fine-grained calibration procedures. Reverse engineering paves the way for endless applications ranging from model reconstruction to data preparation for digital simulation. Among the successful solutions tailored to the clients' needs are examples of robot calibration, 3D documentation of living organisms and damage assessment, to name a few.
                    Metrology Services:

                    • 3D Scanning
                    • Reverse Engineering
                    • Quality Control and Inspection
                    • Training and Consultation
                    • Technology Integration
                    • Robot Calibration
                      • 3D ENGINEERING SERVICES

                      • Creaform provides expert engineering services to an ever-growing clientele from all over the world. Our team of experienced engineers and technicians has earned a reputation for effectiveness and professionalism and are recognized for their commitment to meet our customers’ requirements with responsiveness and adaptability. The Creaform engineering team is a multidisciplinary team of experts, ready to take on turnkey engineering projects of any size, but thriving on the challenges brought by large-scale engineering projects and programs.
                        Engineering Services:

                        • Design
                        • Engineering
                        • Simulation
                        • Staffing
                        • Training