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IMTS 2016 QIF Demonstration

2016 IMTS QIF Interoperability Demonstration from Metrosage on Vimeo. (CC Available)

== 2016 IMTS QIF Interoperability Demonstration ==

Visit us at IMTS 2016, booth E-5000

This demonstration features the following participants:
* Capvidia — MBDVidia for Creo
* Capvidia — FormatWorks
* IPI Solutions — Visual IPI
* Mitutoyo — MeasurLink
* Metrosage — Pundit CMM
* Origin International — CheckMate
* Kotem — SmartProfile
* Net-Inspect — Supply Chain & Quality Management Software
* InspectionXpert — QualityXpert
* Capvidia — MBDVidia

The ANSI Standard Quality Information Framework (known as QIF) is a feature-based ontology of manufacturing quality metadata, built on XML technology, and semantically linked to the CAD model. A group of leading CAD and metrology software providers have teamed up to demonstrate a state-of-the-art digital metrology workflow for IMTS 2016.

The starting point for this workflow is a CAD model with PMI, in either PTC Creo or SolidWorks.

Then, we run through the following processes: the QIF model is generated, balloon numbers are added and measurement resources are assigned to PMI, caliper measurements are carried out, and a CMM workflow is carried out. After all of this, we have a QIF MBD model, QIF Plan data, and a set of QIF Results data. This data can now be cross-referenced, analyzed, and visualized by a variety of software packages.

Learn more about QIF:
http://www.qifstandards.org

Demonstration participants:
http://www.capvidia.com/
http://www.ipi-solutions.com/
http://www.mitutoyo.com/
http://www.metrosage.com/
http://www.originintl.com/
http://www.kotem.com/
http://www.net-inspect.com/
http://www.inspectionxpert.com/

Come visit us at booth E-5000 at IMTS 2016 to see the live demonstration of this QIF-enabled workflow!

IMTS 2016 QIF Demonstration #2

2016 IMTS QIF Demo – Capvidia, Metrosage, Origin, MTC from Metrosage on Vimeo. (CC Available)

== 2016 IMTS QIF Interoperability Demonstration ==

This demonstration features the following participants:
Capvidia, Metrosage, Origin International, Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

The ANSI Standard Quality Information Framework (known as QIF) is a feature-based ontology of manufacturing quality metadata, built on XML technology, and semantically linked to the CAD model. A group of leading CAD and metrology software providers have teamed up to demonstrate a set of state-of-the-art digital metrology workflows for IMTS 2016.

In this workflow demonstration, we will begin with a Creo authority model. A derivative QIF MBD model will be created. This model will contain links to the authority model and will be the foundation for all data that will be produced downstream. A high level CMM plan, optimized for the given tolerances, will then be created. A DMIS CMM program will be generated, then sent off for execution, and the results will be analyzed. These results will then be able to be visualized back on the model.

http://www.qifstandards.org

Demonstration participants:
http://www.capvidia.com/
http://www.metrosage.com/
http://www.originintl.com/
http://www.the-mtc.org/

QIF Demonstration at IMTS Chicago 2016

Click to see a preview of the QIF-enabled workflow

The Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium will be demonstrating a beginning-to-end MBD workflow using QIF at IMTS 2016 Chicago, Booth E-5000.

The workflow will incorporate CAD & GD&T (PMI) export, measurement plan creation for caliper and CMM measurements, optimized CMM measurement program generation, and advanced measurement results analysis and visualization.

All data generated during the workflow will be in the QIF format, and will be tied to the 3D model, demonstrating the coming of age of Model Based Enterprise.

The following software products will be used:

  • PTC Creo (PTC)
  • MBDVidia for Creo (Capvidia)
  • VisualMBD (IPI Solutions)
  • MeasurLink (Mitutoyo)
  • Pundit CMM (Metrosage)
  • CheckMate (Origin International)
  • SmartProfile (Kotem)
  • SolidWorks (Dassault)
  • FormatWorks (Capvidia)
  • Net-Inspect
  • QualityXpert (InspectionXpert)
  • MBDVidia (Capvidia)

Live demonstrations will be carried out Monday – Friday at 10 AM and 2 PM.

We will see you there!