Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre is your competitive advantage and has capabilities in 3D metrology services that include facility scanning, reverse engineering, robot calibration, tooling validation/inspection, quality control inspection, and inspection tool mastering.

From tactile CMM accuracy down to 4um, to laser tracker distances of 35m, WAMIC has a range of 3D Dimensional Metrology equipment to support your small part, sheet metal, assembly fixture, and facility measurement needs. WAMIC can come to your location, or measure your part at our Welland laboratory. Post-processing with our state-of-the-art analysis software provides the answers that you need.

Spatial Capture & Reverse Engineering Equipment

Faro Edge (Probe)
  • Working volume: 9 ft ø sphere
  • Accuracy: ± 0.0016 in.
Faro Laser Line Probe (Blue LLP)
  • Accuracy: ± 0.001 in.
Faro Tracker Vantage
  • Working volume: 525 ft ø sphere
  • Accuracy: 0.0006 in. @ 6 ft
Faro Focus 3DS 120
  • Working volume: 785 ft ø sphere
  • Ranging Error: ± 0.079 in.
Creaform HandySCAN Black
  • Accuracy: 0.025 mm (0.0009 in.)
  • Measurement Rate: 1,300,000 measurements/s
DJI Inspire 1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
  • Max Image Size: 4000 x 3000
  • Max Video Size: UHD (4K)
Mitutoyo 574T
  • Resolution: 0.001 mm

Spatial Capture & Reverse Engineering Software

3D Systems Geomagic Design X
  • Conversion of scan data to intelligent CAD models
  • Very versatile 3D GD&T inspection tool
3D Systems Geomagic Control X
  • 3D GD&T inspection software
  • Advanced feature recognition for BIM applications
Faro CAM2 Measure 10
  • All-purpose inspection software
Autodesk ReCap360
  • Conversion of photographs to point-clouds (photogrammetry). Basic stitching of point cloud data.
InnovMetric Polyworks
  • Very versatile 3D GD&T inspection tool