Categories ArchivesCT Scanning

‘Its an honour to be nominated’ – PES Performance shortlisted for inaugural Digital Awards standard

PES Performance, the sister company to PES Scanning has been shortlisted for Sheffield’s first Digital Awards. A nomination in the ‘Best Use of Digital Technology In Industry’ category recognises the work that the PES team does for clients utilising technology, including 3D scanning, CT scanning, CAD and 3D printing. The award ceremony sponsored by the Sheffield Star will take place on 2 May at Kollider in the city centre. The Star has launched the city’s Digital Awards to recognise how Sheffield’s technology and digital industry continues to grow and to celebrate the people and companies doing great things. The Star has worked with Sheffield Digital and the team at Kollider to create this opportunity to really shout about the city and its ...

Continue Reading

What Are the Benefits of Industrial CT Scanning Services? standard

Industrial CT scanning services use X-ray technology to produce 3D images of the item being scanned. The advantage it has over other 3D scanning methods such as laser scanning or optical scanning is that CT scanning can be used to see the internal details of a part. It is the same technology that has been used for many years in medical imaging. In industry, CT scanning services are typically used for; • Material Analysis • Assembly Verification • Failure Analysis • Internal and External Measurements • Non-Destructive Testing / Inspection • Product Quality Compliance/Screening • Quality Inspection of parts CT Scanning is used in industries including; aerospace, automotive, defence, energy production, and oil & gas. The primary benefits of Industrial CT Scanning services include: Improved product quality Industrial CT scanning services can ...

Continue Reading

What do we do for our clients? image

What do we do for our clients?

PES Scanning is part of Performance Engineered Solutions (PES) Ltd, a high-performance engineering design services business, with a multi-disciplinary team of design and performance engineers. The owners of PES Performance- Dan Fleetcroft and Mike Maddock, spoke about their business and what they do to meet and exceed clients wants and needs, in an interview with the Engineering Employers Federation (EEF). Dan started the interview by saying, “Fundamentally it’s understanding the challenge. We are predominately client driven and that usually means someone has a problem that needs fixing. The key aspect is understanding what that problem is and what the best solution is going to be for the client. Sometimes the most successful project comes from educating your client in terms of what ...

Continue Reading

10 ways 3D scanning and measurement can assist your projects image

We offer a range of accurate techniques that can deliver a true and accurate representation of your products, plant and equipment; through the use of 3D scanning and measurement. Digital Archiving– Could assist your industry project by producing 3D digital records for the conservation of all pre-digital objects, from past products to components of machinery. Rapid Prototyping also known as Rapid Manufacturing– This is a quick, reliable and cost-effective way of precise production. It is where a group of techniques are used to quickly put together a scale model of a part or object using CAD data. It can be used for engineering design, tool making, jigs and fixtures, turbines, aerospace, power generation, art and archaeology, consumer products, prototypes ...

Continue Reading

PES Scanning expands engineering design team to meet double digit growth gallery

Engineering solutions company PES Scanning Ltd has further expanded their engineering design team to meet increased client demand. Simon Bainbridge joins the PES Scanning team as Senior Design Engineer from his previous role at Atkins Energy, where he designed mechanical handling equipment for various civil nuclear and defence programmes. Simon started his career at Siemens, working as a R&D design engineer in their metals processing division. On his appointment Simon comments; “What attracted me to PES was the wide variety of projects that they undertake for clients. Currently I’m working on projects in the aerospace, green energy and industrial sectors, including an Innovate UK backed R&D project, which for an engineer is great. It is also good to be part of ...

Continue Reading

3D Scanning a Stegosaurus image

3D Scanning a Stegosaurus

(Adapted from original story in 3dprint.com) Triebold Paleontology, Inc. (TPI) mounts and restores fossil skeletons and provides casts of them to museums around the world. Its headquarters are home to a collection of casts and original specimens which are on exhibit at the company’s hands-on natural history museum, the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. TPI were looking to add a Stegosaurus to their collection – particularly the Stegosaurus at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Traditional casting wouldn’t work in this case, as the Stegosaurus is more than 26 feet long and over nine feet tall. This would still make for a do-able cast if the specimen could be taken apart, but that wasn’t possible. The dinosaur was mounted as a permanent installation in the 1990s, with ...

Continue Reading

PES Performance strengthen team with key engineering design appointment image

PES Performance are looking to the future as they further strengthen their engineering design team. The appointment of Dean Gardner as Principal Engineer highlights the rapid development of the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) based engineering solutions company in the past two years and its increasing involvement in larger engineering design projects. Dean joins PES from his previous role as Engineering Manager at Atkins Energy where he looked after the fifty strong engineering team for the Nuclear Design function that designed mechanical handling equipment for various civil and defence nuclear programmes. Dean’s career includes designing state of the art fly-by-wire controls systems for clients such as BAE Systems, NASA, Bombardier and Lockheed Martin, and supplying design services into clients including, Rolls-Royce's Tidal Generation ...

Continue Reading

CT scanning helps uncover 350M-year-old tetrapod fossil in Scotland image

tetrapod fossil

(Adapted from original story in 3Ders.org) Palaeontologists in Scotland have used CT Scanning technology to uncover one of the first animals to ever crawl up out of the water and walk the shores of land. Hailing from Southern Scotland, ‘Tiny’ is one of the first land-living vertebrates. As a Tetrapod – an evolutionary development that includes reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals – ‘Tiny’ dates back about 350 million years, and her discovery marks a major breakthrough for palaeontologists. Yet no one has actually seen ‘Tiny’, so to speak. Her fossil, which remains encased in unassuming black rock, bears no indication of the treasures inside. And without today’s technology, ‘Tiny’ might remain undiscovered in that rock for ages to come, unbeknown to scientists. “We didn’t ...

Continue Reading

Industrial CT Scanning: Uses & Benefits image

Industrial CT Scanning

An excellent article from Dean Solberg on the increased benefits of CT Scanning for industry, published in Quality Magazine.  Until recently, the technology of CT imaging was only available for use in medical settings. Over the last several years, industrial CT scanning has found a new home in the world of manufacturing, and is opening up myriad opportunities never before available. CT Scanning, or computed tomography, is now commonly used in various industrial metrology settings, both in the lab and online or inline for product evaluation and packaging integrity assessment. The main advantage is that it allows the inspection of a part’s interior structure or a package’s closure functionality without causing any harm or destruction to the objects themselves. Industrial CT scanning utilises the same type of ...

Continue Reading

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work!

Please upgrade today!