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Manchester Metrology invests in Faro Focus Laser Scanner

Posted on: January 20th, 2016 by Steven No Comments

Leading specialists in the inspection of engineered components, Manchester Metrology Ltd has invested in a laser scanner for fast and exact indoor and outdoor measurements in three dimensions.

The smallest and lightest laser scanners on the market – Focus3D X Series Faro scanner are ideal tools for indoor and outdoor applications. The fast and accurate laser scanners faro Focus 3D offer everything you might expect from professional 3D laser scanners – with FARO’s established and well-known level of simplicity.

Faro Focus 3D X 330 Faro Scanner offers extra long range – 330m, Faro Focus 3D X 130 is a mid-range device offering precise scanning up to 130m. The Laser Scanner Faro Focus 3D X30 was specially designed to fit the need of short-range and interior scanning applications. The Faro Focus 3D X 30 captures data up to 30 metres.

All scanner types offer the possibility to perform scanning even in bright sunlight. Remote scanning as well as almost limitless scan data sharing via SCENE Webshare Cloud make the laser scanning solution truly mobile.

The smart entry-level X Series Laser Scanner enables fast, straightforward, and accurate measurements of objects and buildings. It records small architectural façades, complex structures, production and supply facilities and accident sites very quickly, as time consuming image data acquisition has been consequently avoided.

Typical applications include – measurement of building interiors, precision spatial measurement, data for the perfect illusion of film scenes, 3D scans of factory plants and heritage buildings.

Simply at your fingertips – the benefits of the Focus3D X Series:

Distance accuracy up to ±2mm
Range from 0.6m up to 30m
Best value for money


For more information contact a member of our team today on 0161 637 8744.


Focus3D laser scanner features-

FARO Focus 3D laser scanners are revolutionary, non-contact devices for 3D modelling and documentation that can be operated simply and intuitively via an integrated touchscreen display. In addition to the touch interface, features such as its minimal size and weight make the Focus3D easy to use and allows you to save up to half the scan time compared with conventional 3D laser scanners.

FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D X Series
Focus3D X 30
Range Focus3D X 30: 0.6 – 30m
Measurement speed: up to 976,000 points/second
Ranging error: ± 2mm
Laser class: Laser class 1
Weight: 5,2kg
Multi-Sensor: Compass, Height Sensor, Dual Axis Compensator
Size: 240 x 200 x 100mm
Scanner control: via touchscreen display and WLAN


Faro Focus Laser Scanner