Lake Mary, Fl., May 4, 2021 – FARO® (Nasdaq: FARO), a global leader of 3D measurement, imaging, and realization solutions for the 3D Metrology, AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction), and Public Safety Analytics markets, today announced the release of FARO® RevEng™ Software 2021, the latest update to its RevEng software platform, which now features automatic surfacing capabilities (NURBS), creating surfaces quickly directly from scanned point clouds and meshes.
As the most affordable and fastest reverse engineering Scan-to-CAD software solution available, RevEng 2021 helps users get work done faster by reducing data capture time and eliminating overlapping data points. It is ideal for aftermarket design, creation of replacement parts, new design iterations or additive manufacturing. The Automatic NURBS (Non-Uniform Rational B-Spline) Surfaces Creation Tool allows for the creation of a full network of curves and surface patches with the click of a button, ready for immediate export into a CAD file. Full control is also possible by customizing the surface patches in the sketch mode with its flexible control point placement, while curves are color-coded to quickly verify surface continuity. The 3D point cloud capture enables users to create models up to 1.75X lighter with a grid management feature to obtain clean, light, and consistent point cloud data.
“Reverse engineering with RevEng is easier and faster than ever,” said John Chan, FARO Software Product Marketing Manager. “Users can scan with a FARO ScanArm—paired with the optional 8-axis rotating platform to increase acquisition speed—to generate a mesh of the highest quality and quickly produce exportable CAD surfaces for machining, finite element analysis simulations or 3D modeling.”
Users can also import point cloud or mesh files from any source and repair the mesh with RevEng state-of-the-art optimization tools, automatically repairing meshes up to 20X faster than current leading tools and improving smoothing effectiveness up to 1.5X faster. This makes RevEng software agnostic and can be paired with any inspection program—even for customers working with other software products.
Additional RevEng 2021 upgrades include:
- Deviation Color Range – When reviewing deviations, users can adjust the range of colors, facilitating the validation and review of critical areas
- Info Panel – Additional data, including the number of holes as well as watertight mesh confirmation have been added, readily exportable for downstream applications
- Feature-reserving Remeshing – Makes it possible to preserve sharp features, allowing changes to mesh density while preserving the design intent in corners and edges, improving compatibility with downstream workflow and applications
The RevEng intuitive user interface is another advantage that distinguishes this powerful software suite. The setup, which displays all tools in a single location, facilitates the easy manipulation and customization of a 3D object and enables the fastest cloud-to-CAD conversion in the industry, significantly enhancing workflow productivity.
For 40 years, FARO has provided industry-leading technology solutions that enable customers to measure their world, and then use that data to make smarter decisions faster. FARO continues to be a pioneer in bridging the digital and physical worlds through data-driven reliable accuracy, precision, and immediacy. For more information about FARO visit: http://www.faro.com.