Computed tomography as a quality control technique in the 3d modelling of injection- moulded car system components

Monika Barciewicz,

Andrzej Ryniewicz


This paper presents the sophisticated capabilities of industrial computed tomography (CT) in the development and 3D modelling process of new car system components. Usually, the process of the development of new car components takes three to five years. At each development process stage, quality control is crucial to catch all internal and external defects. This is particularly important with regard to components made using an injection-moulding process. Computed tomography as a non-destructive testing method is an excellent tool for controlling and improving both the manufacturing process and the 3D modelling of tested components. All analyses performed with use of CT are essential for meeting customer requirements. This paper shows how industrial computed tomography can control the quality of the car components development process.

Słowa kluczowe: industrial CT, CAD 3D model, STL, quality control, product development process

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