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    441 – 100 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6G2• P: 204-262-6400

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    24 Aberdeen Avenue
    Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0 • P: 204-753-5170

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    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

    3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4 • P: 204-799-2033

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    THE PAS

    University College of the North
    436-7th Street East, The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M7
    (204) 623-0311

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New Addition to the Fabrication Lab: Innovating with the Calibry 3D Scanner

The Calibry 3D Scanner captures professional-grade scan quality results. 

This handheld scanner is easy-to-use and suitable for a wide range of manufacturing, medical professionals, engineers, and designers. The system is designed to capture 3D scans of medium to large objects such as human faces, body parts, car engines, and large objects, including entire cars. 

Some industry applications using 3D scanning are within the automotive and health care industries (orthopedics and prosthetics). The design industry also uses 3D scanning to help create sculptures that may have interesting and complex curvatures from an artistic perspective but a problem for the engineers to produce precisely. The 3D Scanner digitizes an object and produces a CAD file with precise measurements where the part can be then cut out using our CNC equipment. 

Calibry scans objects into digital 3D models from 20 cm to 10 m in length. The accuracy of the Calibry is 0.1 mm and has a resolution of 0.3 mm. It has a touch screen to keep track of the data collected by the scanner. 

The software collects the raw data from the scan and transforms it into a finished model. You can fill holes, simplify the mesh, apply texture, and much more. During the scanning, you can adjust texture brightness and regulate sensitivity parameters to capture difficult objects. 

At the North Forge Fabrication Lab, we were fortunate to take the scanner through months of extensive testing before deciding on purchasing it. As a member of the North Forge Fabrication Lab, you will now have access to use the scanner as part of your membership. Training will be required before using the scanner, and North Forge staff will provide the training. The scanner will also be available to take off the premises so you can scan parts of your job site or business. 

All of the testing articles at the Fabrication Lab can be found on Fabbaloo. 

 

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North Forge Technology Exchange partners with PCL Construction Inc.

PCL Construction Inc.

From small renovations to complex billion dollar projects; from modular construction, to advanced digital technologies, to cutting-edge sustainability, PCL has you covered.

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North Forge has partnered with 6P Marketing

6P Marketing

6P Marketing is your collaborative marketing agency, working with you to achieve your goals.

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Bell MTS

Bell MTS is part of Canada’s largest telecommunications company, providing Manitobans with Mobile phone, TV, high speed Internet, and Home phone service.

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

At Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS), we are devoted to serving our valued clients. Our collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness and communication, providing better results for clients. TDS is Manitoba’s largest independent law firm.

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Wawanesa

Wawanesa works exclusively with insurance brokers across Canada, offering home, auto, farm and commercial business products.

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Bit Space Development

Bit Space Development Ltd. is an interactive digital media studio that specializes in creating innovative learning experiences for the classroom and workplace. We work with educators and industry professionals from around the world to develop effective solutions for education and training using cutting edge digital media technologies.

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Princess Auto

For more than 85 years, Princess Auto has been supplying trade professionals, home mechanics or people who simply love building things with the tools and equipment they need to figure it out – whatever that “it” may be. With a unique assortment of tools, equipment and products, ranging from hydraulics to welding, Princess Auto complements the home improvement sector rather than competing with it.

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Bockstael

For over 100 years the Bockstael name has been synonymous with construction in Manitoba. From the humble beginnings of a Belgian carpenter, to the fourth generation of family ownership, building is in our blood. We pride ourselves on world-class innovation and a client-first approach to doing business. This is our commitment to serving the province we choose to call home for the next 100 years — and beyond.

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) is here to support entrepreneurial activities across the entire University of Manitoba campus. In addition to supporting students at the I.H. Asper School of Business we also support students from ALL faculties across the University of Manitoba – Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campus including: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Education and more!

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