PolyWorks Inspection Software

PolyWorks | Inspector™ is a universal 3D dimensional analysis and quality control software solution to control tool or part dimensions, diagnose and prevent manufacturing and assembly issues, guide assembly building through real-time measurements, and oversee the quality of assembled products by using portable metrology devices and CNC CMMs.

Universal Software Platform – With just one software to master, dramatically reduce your operational costs by increasing measurement specialist competency, eliminating metrology silos, boosting employee mobility, and improving overall teamwork efficiency.

Polyworks Total Solution – One-Stop Metrology Solution

  • Standard software in major automotive and aeronautic OEMs worldwide
  • Total high-density point cloud engineering solution
  • Operation of arm-based & hand-held probing devices, as well as laser trackers

Xtreme User Interface Customization

  • Fully customizable menus, toolbars, and docking windows
  • Shop-floor-ready interfaces in no time
  • Optimized visual layouts for corporate deployment

Complete Usability

  • Beginner visual layouts with adapted menus and toolbars for quick learning
  • Best-in-class part inspection workflow
  • World-renowned technical support

Interface with all 3D measurement devices thanks to a universal digitizing hub

  • Operate all portable probing devices through direct hardware plug-ins
  • Interface with all point cloud scanning devices through direct hardware plug-ins or measurement file import
  • Connect to major brands of CNC CMMs through direct drivers or I++
  • Integrate measurements performed with manual gauges as well as visual checks

Deploy universal inspection projects playable on any 3D measurement device

  • Preconfigure the measurement workflow for all your measurement devices with piece measurement templates
  • Predefine multiple measurement templates within one inspection project
  • Adapt measurement objects and sequences to different measurement principles automatically with conversion tools

Perform all inspection tasks using a universal 3D metrology workflow

  • Follow the same planning process for both portable and CNC CMM metrology
  • Use the Play Inspection technology to execute autogenerated or user-defined measurement sequences
  • Leverage the 3D Control Reviewer and dynamic updateable inspection reports to implement a measurement-control-centric reporting workflow

PolyWorks Inspection Software

Complete Dimensional Analysis and
Quality Control Toolbox

At the heart of PolyWorks|Inspector lies a powerful inspection engine with parametric data handling, certified mathematical algorithms, and extensive visual and audio feedback capabilities. It allows users to extract meaningful information from their measured 3D data, automate the inspection process when more than one piece is measured, and structure the presentation of measurement results to facilitate enterprisewide digital collaboration.

Portable Metrology Platform

Renowned for the power and stability of its direct hardware interfaces, PolyWorks|Inspector offers an extensive set of guidance technologies that the world’s largest manufacturing OEMs trust to implement efficient, precise, and repeatable measurement processes for portable metrology devices.

Technical Specification

Minimum System Requirements*

  • CPU: Dual-core CPU
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Graphics cards: Hardware-accelerated, professional OpenGL graphics card (NVIDIA certified cards and drivers) equipped with 1 GB of memory
  • Operating system: 64-bit Windows 7, 8.1 or 10, Professional Edition
  • Input device: Two-button mouse with wheel

*These requirements are adequate if you are planning to use single-point probing devices and your CAD model file sizes are smaller than 50 MB.

Recommended System Requirements* 

  • CPU: Quad-core CPU
  • RAM: 32 GB
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro series graphics card equipped with 2 GB of memory (NVIDIA certified cards and drivers)
  • Operating system: 64-bit Windows 7, 8.1 or 10, Professional Edition
  • Input device: Two-button mouse with wheel

*This configuration covers a broad range of applications by offering the performance required when importing larger CAD models or laser scanning large parts with high resolution. If you have doubts about the best system configuration for your type of application, contact our technical support team.