Reverse Engineering and Virtual Design for Sustainable Manufacturing

Company case from Finland in the project Sustainable Manufacturing and Engineering.

 

Company: Siipotec Ltd, Kalajoki, Finland

The company is a manufacturer for demanding industrial solutions based on CNC-machines and robotics.

Description

Demonstrations were carried out for the development of sustainable manufacturing with reverse engineering and virtual design. Reverse engineering demo was focused for renewable energy producing  unit. Demo included 3D scanning, design and machining with Centria’s measurement equipment (Faro Platinum Arm, NDI Optotrack) and software (Geomagic, Spaceclaim, SolidWorks). Virtual design demo included 3D design and simulation of a robotized manufacturing with 3DCreate software.

Conclusions

Demonstrations showed that the available tools for reverse engineering and virtual design offer practical solutions for company’s challenging projects in the sustainable manufacturing field.

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