TechValidate Research on Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

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2,560 Customers Surveyed

20,363 Data Points Collected

203 Published TechFacts

23 Published Charts

23 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

Powers And Sons Llc

Introduction

This case study of POWERS AND SONS LLC is based on a November 2017 survey of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“familiarity with the product, not as limited as some of the other software "

“The CMM purchased from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has given me more insight and confidence in my manufacturing process.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led Powers and Sons LLC to evaluate and ultimately select Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence were to ensure that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications were met.

“The company used to do all line setups on a surface plate. This was time consuming and left the door open for operator error. "

Use Case

The key benefits of the CMM that led Powers and Sons LLC to choose Hexagon was the ability to reduce inspection time, while making inspection more repeatable.

Results

By partnering with Hexagon the surveyed company achieved the following results:

The flexibility of the measuring system coupled with the advanced training and expert support services provided by Hexagon, Powers and Sons LLC were able to reduce the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks.

  • Increased productivity 30% after implementing Hexagon CMM.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

Triumph Group

Introduction

This case study of Triumph Group 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 into my manufacturing process.”

“Quality improved after using our Leica Tracker.”

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
    • Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
    • Aligning parts for assembly
    • Determining tool and die wear
    • Reverse engineering parts and components
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing the Leica Tracker:
    • FARO
    • 3D Scanning (Atos)

Results

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

  • Chose a Leica Absolute Tracker for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Superior training and support
  • Agrees that it was 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:
    • Six degrees of freedom (6DoF) probing capabilities
    • Speed and scanning volume of the Leica T-Scan
    • Flexible (Reflector, Probe, Scanner) solution that can be used in a wide variety of inspection applications
  • Increased productivity at their facility by 30-39% after using their Leica Tracker.
  • Saw a return on their investment in 4-6 months after using their Leica Tracker.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Testimonial

Accuracy and Confidence

We have greater accuracy and are able to meet customer DPD requirements.

Andrew George, Quality Engineering Lead, Magellan Aerospace Middletown, Inc.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Easy to Learn, Easy to Use

How easy was it for you/your staff to learn how to use the Leica Tracker as compared to similar products?

Easy
49%
Very Easy
35%
Extremely Easy
13%
Difficult
2%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Fact

The Only Game in Town!

When asked why they chose PC-DMIS as their inspection software, a small business industrial manufacturing company said:

We purchased a used CMM, and Hexagon seems to be the only game in town for training and service.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Inspection Process Challenges

What challenges were you facing with your inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence?

Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications are met
69%
Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
36%
Aligning parts for assembly
30%
Reverse engineering parts and components
30%
Determining tool and die wear
11%


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About Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

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