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3-D GD&T Analysis Software for GD&T Compliance

KOTEM, a Quality Vision International (QVI) company, has announced the release of version 4 of SmartProfile, its 3-D GD&T analysis software.

SmartProfile is dimensional analysis software used by metrology professionals worldwide to evaluate measurement data for GD&T compliance. It provides fast, accurate analysis of measurements compared to a part's CAD model, and can be used to confirm GD&T compliance for shape, form, profile, orientation and location on any rigid part. SmartProfile complies with current GD&T standards - ASME Y14.5-1994, ASME Y14.5-2009 and ISO 1101 - including multi-tier position and profile tolerances.

The new SmartProfile edition offers a variety of new features including:

  • Compliance with all major standards:

- Powerful GD&T engine offers a choice of ASME Y.14.5M-1994, ASME Y14.5-2009 or ISO 1101, as well as the Least Squares technique.

  • Feature constructions: Construct new features and relationships from a complete library of geometries.
  • Feature Control Frame Editor: Supporting multi-tier tolerances, complex compound datums and standard specific symbols.
  • New Productivity Tools:

- Multi-Thread architecture for high performance with very large point clouds

- Filters - pre-defined filters for failed items and tolerance type as well as custom filters

- Scripting Wizard - automate common routines by answering simple questions

- Import or replace popular native CAD formats, including IGES, STEP, STL and VDA files.

  • Reporting: Choice of Graphical or Text reports or output to statistical analysis software
  • Optional shop floor manufacturing assistant:

- Import work groups from CAM

- Set up alignments to match machining processes

- Visualize tolerance status under functional GD&T datums and machining datums

- Clearly see corrective actions needed to comply with GD&T.

For more information contact:

Quality Vision International, Inc.

850 Hudson Ave.

Rochester, NY 14621


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