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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!

 

 

Dr. Edward Morse to speak at CIRP CAT 2016

CIRP CAT 2016Dr. Edward Morse will be a keynote speaker at the CIRP Conference on Computer Aided Tolerancing (CAT), which will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden on May 18-20th, 2016.

His presentation will be on the topic of QIF, and is titled: “Interoperability: Linking Design and Tolerancing with Metrology“.

Abstract:

On October 30, 2014 the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved QIF v 2.0 (Quality Information Framework, version 2.0) as an American National Standard. Subsequently in early 2016 QIF version 2.1 was approved. This paper describes how the QIF standard models the information necessary for quality workflow across the full metrology enterprise. After a brief description of the XML ‘language’ used in the standard, this talk reports on how the standard enables information exchange among four major activities in the metrology enterprise (product definition; measurement planning; measurement execution; and the analysis and reporting of the quality data).

For more information on the conference, click here.

QIF at Metromeet – Bilbao, Spain – 2016

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Tomasz Luniewski, CEO & founder of Capvidia, delivers a presentation on the topic of QIF and how it fits into the workflow of Model Based Enterprise. This presentation was delivered at Metromeet 2016 in Bilbao, Spain, on February 25th, 2016.

The presentation and accompanying demonstration of QIF interoperability can be viewed below:

 

QIF at Metromeet – Bilbao, Spain – 2016 from Quality Information Framework on Vimeo.

 

QIF Interoperability Demonstration from Quality Information Framework on Vimeo.

 

The 2015 QIF Summit is in the books!

The 2015 QIF Summit in the Dallas area was a great success. QIF version 2.1 was approved by DMSC members and will be submitted to ANSI for official publishing. The symposium featured a number of highly engaging presentations from members of the QIF community. A ZIP file containing all the presentations can be downloaded here (53Continue Reading

QIF at Global Product Data Interoperability Summit (GPDIS) 2015

September 28 – Oct 1, 2015 Phoenix, AZ GPDIS is organized by The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Parker Aerospace and Elysium Inc. The Global Product Data Interoperability Summit (GPDIS) is the communications hub for industry principals to foster knowledge through the exchange of ideas, solutions, and methods. It also builds consensus for tool andContinue Reading

QIF Summit 2015

October 5-9, 2015 Dallas, TX Hosted at University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute The Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium, Inc. invites you to join us in Arlington, Texas for this Special Conference on QIF: the Quality Information Framework Standard. You are cordially invited to attend the annual Summit Meeting of the Dimensional Metrology Standards ConsortiumContinue Reading

QIF Presentation at CMSC

At CMSC in July of 2015 Dr. Ed Morse, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Sciences at UNCC, gave a presentation on use of QIF for supporting the metrology lifecycle. The slides from the presentation can be viewed here.