• Validation to CAD
    • Verify accuracy of measurement data to design models
      • Compare single points and/or point cloud data
      • Perform surface deviation analyses
      • Evaluate geometric features
    • Import 3D CAD files from native (CATIA® V4 V5 V6, NX, Parasolid, CREO (Pro/E), Inventor, SolidWorks, AutoCAD), or neutral formats (IGES, STEP, SAT, JT)
  • Real-Time Device Interface
    • Interface in real-time with all FARO probing and scanning measurement devices as well as all major third-party party hardware
    • Interface with laser projectors to:
      • Project design templates for prefabricated parts and assemblies
      • Project equipment placement for factory layout and planning
    • I/O interface with various robotic integrations
  • GD&T Evaluation
    • Powerful Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T analysis capabilities for model-based workflows
    • Import GD&T, FTA and NX-PMI assembly level data from CAD for model-based inspection
    • Easily create and apply GD&T tolerances
    • Automatically evaluate attached GD&T tolerances when measurements are taken
    • GD&T features contain extraction, filtering and outlier rejection settings to optimize analysis
    • Evaluate complex GD&T (including MMC, MMB, etc according to industry standards (ASME, ISO)
  • Metrology Assisted Assembly & Alignment
    • Measurement Control Window constantly displays the 3D deviations in all axes
    • Real-time build arrows help to place parts accurately
  • Configurable Automation
    • Quickly and easily record a process as it is performed, for repeatability
    • Import GD&T, FTA and NX-PMI assembly level data from CAD for model-based inspection
    • Display text instructions and images at key points for guided processes
    • Use complex logic statements, variables, and call processes within processes for advanced workflows
    • Extended programming using Python
  • Detailed Reporting
    • Customize reports to include only the relevant information
    • Generate charts, graphs, screen shots and data tables
    • Export as PDF, XLSX, CSV

FARO BuildIT Metrology Software is the industry’s leading metrology software platform for alignment, inspection, and build applications. BuildIT delivers accurate management
of all dimensional validation processes throughout the manufacturing lifecycle. BuildIT Metrology includes best-in- class features such as device bundling and real-time visual feedback in a streamlined user interface, allowing users to position parts for high-precision assembly and alignment applications.

BuildIT Metrology is designed to support both manual and automated workflows. Automation, flexibility, and easy customization enable the streamlining of workflows by
reducing operator training time and increasing efficiency. Processes are easy to create and extremely versatile. From simply recording a workflow as it is performed, to creating
complex logic and modularization, BuildIT Metrology’s automation has each user’s unique processes covered.


Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Steel/Paper Mill, Heavy Machinery, Shipbuilding, Energy, Space/Satellite


Measurement, Alignment, Part Inspection, Tool/Jig Building, Assembly, Meshing. In-line, Next-to-line

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