Physical Digital is the first company in the world to to be awarded a Nadcap accreditation for measurement and inspection using 3D Structured Light (3DSL).
Nadcap has recognised Physical Digital for its commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality.
Physical Digital has provided 3DSL measurement services to the aerospace industry for many years, completing repeatability studies, batch measurement, inspection and analysis on industrial components from single turbine blades to complete jet turbine engines and full aircraft. Physical Digital provides a quality service that has built a reputation over the years as a leading service provider of 3D Structured Light scanning services within the UK.
The company has grown substantially over recent years, and this has allowed it to improve its facilities and refine business processes to ensure that it continues to deliver the highest level of accuracy and traceability to their customers.
Physical Digital operates a state-of-the-art metrology facility optimised for 3DSL optical measurement with environmental monitoring and controls including precise temperature control, diffused airflow distribution, optimised lighting and humidity monitoring to ensure any effects are understood and mitigated.
Physical Digital received a Nadcap accreditation for demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications.
Physical Digital’s managing director Tim Rapley commented: “Physical Digital is the first and only company in the world to achieve a Nadcap accreditation for Measurement and Inspection using 3D Structured Light. Using industry-leading GOM metrology systems, we specialise in capturing high-accuracy surface data for a wide variety of industrial sectors such as aerospace and power generation. All measurement data captured is completed under the rigorous constraints and stringent business processes, with all data traceable back to the international standard.
“This accreditation is the highest accolade that we could have hoped to achieve as a business and as managing director and company founder, it fills me with pride. It is also well-deserved recognition for the hard work and dedication of our highly-skilled and experienced team of metrologist and engineers. Achieving a Nadcap accreditation of our 3DSL services will provide our customers with the added assurance that Physical Digital deliver the highest quality data with unprecedented levels of traceability.”