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Exact Metrology Educates Middle School Students

Met with students to teach them about metrology using the Artec Leo and Geomagic Design X

Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:00

(Exact Metrology: Cincinnati) -- On March 28, 2019, Exact Metrology was among several companies who came to Latonia Elementary Career Day. This event was meant to introduce students to a variety of careers in health, law, manufacturing, engineering, technology, and other fields.

Fifth-grade students spent three weeks researching different careers that interested them. They learned information concerning future salary, education, and job skills. Then, students had the opportunity to speak with professionals in their chosen fields and ask questions.

Chris Lafferty, a specialist in Artec 3D's, professional-grade handheld 3D scanners and software, attended on behalf of Exact Metrology. Together with Jason Kleinhenz, marketing manager at Exact Metrology, they met with students to teach them about metrology using the Artec Leo and Geomagic Design X.

Artec Leo is the first 3D scanner to offer onboard automatic processing with an integrated touch panel viewer. This frees users from being tied to a computer for data capture. Users can scan the object and see the 3D replica being built in real time on the screen. The 3D model can be rotated to check that all areas have been captured. The final 3D model can be directly exported to Geomagic Design X.


Chris Lafferty of Exact Metrology demonstrates the Artec Leo 3D scanner to a group of students.  

"Exact Metrology was happy to participate in this career event because we are committed to giving back by partnering with schools for educational purposes and career enhancements," says Kleinhenz.

Geomagic Design X is the industry's most comprehensive reverse engineering software-combining history-based CAD with 3D scan data processing and enables users to create feature-based, editable, solid models compatible with existing CAD software. Geomagic Design X provides an easy way to integrate CAD models from a 3D scanner into an existing engineering design workflow. This software permits the re-use of designs without manually updating old drawings or remeasuring/rebuilding a model in CAD.

Exact Metrology, with facilities in Cincinnati and Milwaukee, and affiliated offices throughout the Midwest, is a comprehensive metrology services provider, offering customers 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality inspection, product development, and 2D drawings. The company also provides turnkey metrology solutions, including equipment sales and lease/rental arrangements.

Artec 3D is an international company, headquartered in Luxembourg, with subsidiaries in the United States (Santa Clara, California) and Russia (Moscow). Artec develops and produces innovative 3D solutions and products. Artec has a team of professional experts in the collection and processing of 3D surfaces as well as biometric facial recognition. Artec’s products and services can be used in many industries, such as in engineering, medicine, media and design, entertainment, fashion, historic preservation, security technology, and more.

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Exact Metrology is a full-service measurement services company that provides on-site inspection, reverse engineering, noncontact laser scanning, and 2-D/3-D digitizing services as well as contract programming, software training, part programming, and measurement equipment implementation. Exact Metrology also sells, services, and implements metrology equipment solutions from companies including Artec, ROMER, Leica Geosystems, Breuckmann, Metronor, Surphaser and InnovMetric.