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Engineering 4.0 – Automated Inspection

We have all been hearing the term – Engineering 4.0.  But what is it exactly? This next level of engineering technology takes CAD and extends its benefits downstream. Inspection automation is one great example demonstrating Engineering 4.0’s positive affect across teams and entire organizations.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection is a First Article Inspection (FAI) and in-process inspection software that streamlines and automates the creation of ballooned inspection drawings and inspection reports.  So exactly how much will this streamline your inspection process? Customers have reduced the time needed to create inspection documentation by up to 90 percent.   No, you don’t need to get your eyes checked…90 percent!!

The two videos below will give you a better understanding of Inspection automation.

This interview with Mathieu Fourcade (Product Manager for SOLIDWORKS Inspection) explains in more detail how SOLIDWORKS Inspection can speed up your manufacturing delivery.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection can greatly reduce the time spent on documentation processes, in this next video, Mathieu discusses the impact that this will have within your organization .  Mathieu discusses re-using intellectual properties in your design data more efficiently to reduce documentation costs throughout your organization and supply chain.

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