The FARO® Design ScanArm® and the FARO ScanArm are highly accurate measurement devices intended for different uses. When used by a trained operator, both consistently meet the accuracy standards stated in their respective Technical Specification documents.
Use the Design ScanArm for product development projects that do not require measurement devices to be certified by an authoritative agency to recognized traceable metrology industry standards. The Design ScanArm does not come with an accuracy certificate, and is not expected to return to FARO for calibration and certification.
Use the ScanArm for manufacturing projects that demand a high degree of quality assurance. These projects require measurement devices that are certified by an authoritative agency to recognized traceable metrology industry standards. At time of purchase, the ScanArm comes with a calibration certificate. Depending on individual company quality standards, it is intended that a ScanArm is returned to a FARO ISO 17025 accredited service facility for recalibration and recertification.