TechValidate Research on Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

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2,596 Customers Surveyed

20,491 Data Points Collected

210 Published TechFacts

25 Published Charts

23 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Why Choose Leica Absolute Trackers?

What were the top reasons for choosing a Leica Absolute Tracker?

Portability
49%
Easy to use
39%
Probing and/or scanning
38%
Best training & support
19%
Greatest value
18%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Testimonial

Tube Inspection

Hexagon has allowed measurement checks for tubes which we were not previously able to measure correctly.

Quality Manger, Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What is the most challenging part of executing (running) a measurement routine on your CMM?

Aligning the part
32%
Placing the fixture
23%
Environmental stability
22%
Calibrating the probes
19%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Testimonial

Immediate Results

Quick setup with near immediate results – extremely portable. Excellent on-line training for new employees.

Matthew Gehman, CMM Operator, Buffalo Metrology

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

Par Systems Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Par Systems Inc. is based on a November 2017 survey of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Leica Absolute Tracker has given me more insight and confidence in my manufacturing process.”

“The Leica Absolute Tracker benefits us by enabling us to do receiving and vendor site inspections.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • Faced the following challenges in their inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:
    • Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications were met
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing the Leica Tracker:
    • FARO
    • Automated Precision Inc. (API)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence that the surveyed company uses:

  • Agrees that the Leica Absolute Tracker was their first choice when choosing a portable laser tracker solution.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • Chose a Leica Absolute Tracker for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Portability
  • Agrees that it was very easy to learn how to use the Leica Tracker as compared to similar products.
  • Leica Tracker features that enabled a reduction in the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks:
    • PowerLock functionality for quick measurements after interruption of the line of sight
    • Flexible (Reflector, Probe, Scanner) solution that can be used in a wide variety of inspection applications
  • Increased productivity at their facility by 20-29% after using their Leica Tracker.
  • Saw a return on their investment in 7-12 months after using their Leica Tracker.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on an August 2017 survey of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The ROMER Absolute Arm has given me more insight and confidence in my manufacturing process.”

“Being able to quickly and easily validate the tooling we are creating has allowed us to gain more confidence in the products we are making before we manufacture them.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • Faced the following challenges before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:
    • Difficulty comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
    • Difficulty in accurately determining tool and die wear
    • Difficulty in reverse engineering parts and components

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence that the surveyed company uses:

  • Chose the ROMER Absolute Arm for the following reasons:
    • Is easy to use
    • Has the greatest value
  • Chose the ROMER Arm over the following:
    • FARO

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • The first choice for a portable metrology solution was the ROMER Arm.
  • Found the ROMER Arm to be easy to learn when compared to the competition.
  • Reduced the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks with the following:
    • Advanced training courses
    • The speed and confidence of accurate inspection data
  • Increased productivity at their facility by None, we use ours for engineering purposes not production parts. with the ROMER Arm.
  • The estimated payback for using their ROMER Arm is 2 or more years.


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