In the world of high-performance liquids and powder coatings, precision and accuracy are paramount. When a leading North American company specializing in these applications faced the daunting task of relocating their facilities, they turned to our project engineering group to ensure a smooth transition.
A Challenge of Space and Precision:
Our client, a leading provider of ship coatings renowned for their exceptional rust-proofing properties, faced a daunting challenge. They were in the process of relocating their facilities across North America, a move that required meticulous planning to ensure a seamless transition. The primary concern was ensuring their machinery would properly fit into the space before beginning the expensive move.
Meeting the Challenge: Beyond Measuring Tapes
Moving machinery cross country is no small feat, especially when it involves navigating tight spaces and hanging ducts. The client understood the importance of verifying if their machinery would fit in the new facility before investing in expensive shipping arrangements. They initially attempted to measure the space manually but soon realized the limitations posed by their environment. That’s when they reached out to us for a solution that would provide accurate measurements quickly.
Introducing the Artec Ray 3D Scanner:
To overcome the challenges of manual measurements, we deployed the Artec Ray 3D scanner—a cutting-edge technology that captures precise and detailed 3D scans of complex environments. With its advanced capabilities, we were confident that it would enable us to provide the client with the accurate information they needed to make informed decisions.
Mitigating Multi-Million Dollar Risks:
Time was of the essence as our client had a tight schedule to adhere to. Within a two-day window, our team swiftly scanned the new facility using the Artec Ray 3D scanner. This allowed us to capture a detailed digital representation of the entire space, including spaces that had made manual measurements impossible. One great aspect of working with TriMech’s Project Engineering Group is their ability to work with each client’s needs independently, creating solutions custom to the project and adapting to timelines given.
Empowering Clients with Artec Studio Software:
Our commitment to client satisfaction goes beyond delivering results; it extends to maximizing cost savings. In this case, the client already owned the Artec Studio software required to work with the 3D scans, but due to recent turnover there wasn’t anyone who knew firsthand what to do. Recognizing the potential, we took the extra step to train and guide their team on utilizing the software effectively. By doing so, we empowered the client to save money on additional software expenses and maintain full control over their digital assets.
Avoiding Costly Surprises:
Thanks to our meticulous approach, we discovered a critical piece of information during the analysis. It was determined that one section of the new facility was eight feet shorter than initially expected. This valuable insight provided our client with the knowledge they needed to avoid costly surprises during installation and prevent potential operational disruptions.
Partnering with TriMech:
At TriMech, we take pride in our ability to understand and address the unique needs of each client. This success story highlights our commitment to providing custom solutions that mitigate risks, save operational costs, and empower clients with actionable insights. By harnessing the power of the Artec Ray 3D scanner, combining it with our expertise, and taking extra steps to meet client needs, we enable businesses to make informed decisions and achieve seamless facility planning. Contact us today to discover how we can tailor our services to meet your specific requirements and drive your success forward.
If you’re interested in having our team of experts 3D scan a facility or other large project, reach out to our Project Engineering Team!
On June 21, 2023, Artec announced the release of the next generation Ray II. Learn more about its advanced capabilities.