|By PR Newswire||
|February 19, 2014 08:31 AM EST||
STUART, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Inspection LLC, the industry leading service provider of Computer Aided Inspection (CAI) and dimensional layouts from high-accuracy 3D scanning has invested in their own Smart Inspection Station™ to meet the quick turnaround times needed for production jet engine parts inspection contracts they have won based on the results delivery speed.
The patent pending Smart Inspection Station™ (SiS™) was developed to meet the marketplace's need for advanced CAI results in-house at clients' operations for those precision manufacturers who prefer not to outsource dimensional inspections, primarily for lead times and/or proprietary information reasons.
"Our high-accuracy 3D scanning and proprietary processes of advanced dimensional inspection, geometric analysis, and conformance reporting have been completely integrated and fully automated, then implemented into a cabinet that rolls on to the shop floor, plugs in to normal electrical power, and produces our excellent CAI results, with a non-technical operator, all in about 12 minutes," explained Bill Greene, CEO of Level 3 Inspection. "Each part or component is automatically scanned and analyzed to its own inspection requirements, including CAD model and blueprint, and the robust collection of results are reported in completely industry-compliant report forms, including the aerospace industry standard AS9102 form, or anything else the client may desire. These intelligent results can also be ported directly into Statistical Process Control systems when they are available," he expanded.
"We have been positively impressed with the speed, accuracy, and ease of use from our own SiS," said Scott McAfee, L3I's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Engineer. "But it's the throughput that made the biggest impact on our business, because efficiency is so critical for our CAI services business. This SiS is more productive than we anticipated," added McAfee. "We're inspecting 20 to 30 jet engine parts each shift with our SiS and providing results with process feedback to our clients in very short delivery times."
Level 3 Inspections CAI process is capable of providing +/- 5 micron accuracy and repeatability, for when that kind of performance is required. Their inspection laboratory is ISO 17025 Accredited to that accomplishment. The ISO 17025 Certificate and Scope of Accreditation are available online at: http://www.level3inspection.com/about-us/quality/iso-17025-2013
Level 3 Inspection LLC, and its sister company, Smart Inspection Systems LLC, which provides automated integrated CAI measurement systems to perform Level 3 Inspection's proprietary CAI process on the shop floor, have distinguished themselves as master practitioners in this rapidly growing advanced 3D metrology field. "Today everything needs to be brought to market faster, so our clients really appreciate the 30% time savings we provide in any precision manufacturing process optimization. Working with 10,000-times more information than any other measurement method, we can readily help our clients make better precision parts, at lower cost, much faster, and with greater confidence. We do this by cutting iterations and scrap, saving months and (often) millions," stated Greene.
Level 3 Inspection LLC leads the advanced dimensional quality inspection industry with proprietary Computer Aided Inspection (CAI) processes and world-class technologies to help their clients make (or buy) better precision parts and products, much faster, with lower cost and greater confidence, by cutting iterations and scrap, saving months, and often, millions.
For more information, see www.Level3Inspection.com or call 888.427.9102 and
Smart Inspection Systems LLC provides completely integrated and fully automated Computer Aided Inspection from 3D Scanning turnkey systems allowing parts producers to achieve the most accurate and comprehensive dimensional quality inspection results with a fast and automated system on their shop floor, with a non-technical operator, in just a few minutes. These highly versatile, completely integrated Smart Inspection Stations powered by Level 3 Inspection have been implemented in several precision manufacturing enterprises across North America.
For more information, see www.SmartInspectionSystems.com or call 772.405.7502
Blog entry about the Smart Inspection Station™ http://blog.level3inspection.com/2013/12/smart-inspection-systems.html?m=1
Media Contact: James Greene - 888.427.9102 x121
Read more news from Level 3 Inspection LLC.
SOURCE Level 3 Inspection LLC
Increasing IoT connectivity is forcing enterprises to find elegant solutions to organize and visualize all incoming data from these connected devices with re-configurable dashboard widgets to effectively allow rapid decision-making for everything from immediate actions in tactical situations to strategic analysis and reporting. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Shikhir Singh, Senior Developer Relations Manager at Sencha, will discuss how to create HTML5 dashboards that interact with IoT devic...
May. 4, 2016 09:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,403
Up until last year, enterprises that were looking into cloud services usually undertook a long-term pilot with one of the large cloud providers, running test and dev workloads in the cloud. With cloud’s transition to mainstream adoption in 2015, and with enterprises migrating more and more workloads into the cloud and in between public and private environments, the single-provider approach must be revisited. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yoav Mor, multi-cloud solution evangelist at Cloudy...
May. 4, 2016 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,691
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Sagi Brody, Chief Technology Officer at Webair Internet Development Inc., will focus on real world deployments of DDoS mitigation strategies in every layer of the network. He will give an overview of methods to prevent these attacks and best practices on how to provide protection in complex cloud platforms. He will also outline what we have found in our experience managing and running thousands of Linux and Unix managed service platforms and what specifically c...
May. 4, 2016 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,307
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Rachio, will discuss next generation communities that are using IoT to create more sustainable, intelligent communities. One example is Sterling Ranch, a 10,000 home development that – with the help of Siemens – will integrate IoT technology into the community to provide residents with energy and water savings as well as intelligent security. Everything from stop lights to sprinkler systems to building infrastructures will run ef...
May. 4, 2016 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,271
Artificial Intelligence has the potential to massively disrupt IoT. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, AJ Abdallat, CEO of Beyond AI, will discuss what the five main drivers are in Artificial Intelligence that could shape the future of the Internet of Things. AJ Abdallat is CEO of Beyond AI. He has over 20 years of management experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, sensors, instruments, devices and software for telecommunications, life sciences, environmental monitoring, process...
May. 4, 2016 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,382
The demand for organizations to expand their infrastructure to multiple IT environments like the cloud, on-premise, mobile, bring your own device (BYOD) and the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow. As this hybrid infrastructure increases, the challenge to monitor the security of these systems increases in volume and complexity. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty, Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic, will show how properly configured and managed security architecture can...
May. 4, 2016 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 396
We’ve worked with dozens of early adopters across numerous industries and will debunk common misperceptions, which starts with understanding that many of the connected products we’ll use over the next 5 years are already products, they’re just not yet connected. With an IoT product, time-in-market provides much more essential feedback than ever before. Innovation comes from what you do with the data that the connected product provides in order to enhance the customer experience and optimize busi...
May. 4, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,321
Unless you don’t use the internet, don’t live in California, or haven’t been paying attention to the recent news… you should be aware that self-driving cars are on their way to becoming a reality. I have seen them – they are real. If you believe in the future reality of self-driving cars, then continue reading on. If you don’t believe in the future possibilities, then I am not sure what to do to convince you other than discuss the very real changes that will roll out with the consumer producti...
May. 4, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 824
A critical component of any IoT project is the back-end systems that capture data from remote IoT devices and structure it in a way to answer useful questions. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle large data sets, but they are not well suited to many IoT-scale products and the need for real-time insights. At Fuze, we have developed a backend platform as part of our mobility-oriented cloud service that uses Big Data-based approache...
May. 4, 2016 03:30 PM EDT Reads: 632
See storage differently! Storage performance problems have only gotten worse and harder to solve as applications have become largely virtualized and moved to a cloud-based infrastructure. Storage performance in a virtualized environment is not just about IOPS, it is about how well that potential performance is guaranteed to individual VMs for these apps as the number of VMs keep going up real time. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, in product and marketing at Tintri, will discu...
May. 4, 2016 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,054
The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wea...
May. 4, 2016 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,176
Many private cloud projects were built to deliver self-service access to development and test resources. While those clouds delivered faster access to resources, they lacked visibility, control and security needed for production deployments. In their session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steve Anderson, Product Manager at BMC Software, and Rick Lefort, Principal Technical Marketing Consultant at BMC Software, will discuss how a cloud designed for production operations not only helps accelerate developer...
May. 4, 2016 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,287
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu, a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to foc...
May. 4, 2016 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,226
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ericsson has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world re...
May. 4, 2016 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,341