Creaform Cube-R

Automated Quality Control

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0.078mm Volumetric Accuracy
0.025mm Resolution
Digital Twin Simulation
Automatic Calibration
Scan any material


Alternative Solution For Productivity

CUBE-R is a fast, reliable, and complete turnkey solution for automated quality control applications. This automated 3D measuring machine features MetraSCAN 3D-R, a powerful robot-mounted optical 3D scanner that can be integrated into factory automation systems without compromising on accuracy. It is the perfect alternative to solve any productivity issues caused by bottlenecks at the CMM.

Key features

All in One AQC

CUBE-R is a highly productive 3D measurement system, that is able to measure hundreds of parts reliably and repetitively, every day. As a complete turnkey solution, you don’t have to worry about robot integration or installation of safety devices – the system is fully enclosed and shop-floor ready.

Multitask Machine

Using the optional CUBE-R Productivity Station, the system can also multi-task, enabling simultaneous scanning and data acquisition of one part, while the measurement and analysis of another part is performed in tandem. This enables you to have a continuous and uninterrupted measurement workflow, 24/7.


The work-cell can also be supplied with a fully automated calibration system, which will periodically re-calibrate all aspects of the measuring system such that there is no accuracy drift over time, unlike more traditional measuring systems that are only checked and adjusted once a year !


Based on the well-proven MetraSCAN-R 3D multi-line laser scanner, CUBE-R incorporates Creaform’s TRUsimplicity concept, which minimises operator interaction to ensure a short learning curve with maximum ROI.

Multi Surface Scanner

Able to scan any type of material, including chrome and shiny black, the days of spraying powder everywhere and having to clean parts after measurement are a thing of the past.


Four safety options are available for the Cube-R, dependant upon the location and integration considerations. A complete measurement cell with optional automatic rolling door, A Cube-R light curtain, or a more traditional mesh frame with incorporated light curtain.

Robotic Metrology Scanner

Rapid solution with minimal fuss


Aimed directly at those needing to inspect parts up to 3 metres in size the CUBE-R is the ideal applications include stampings (car body panels), pressing assemblies, body-in-white, large castings, composite panels and large mouldings, etc.

The system is most likely to be used by companies having the need to measure lots of parts per day, or those with a major bottleneck caused by a lack of large CMM capacity who require a rapid solution with minimal fuss and installation issues.

Fast and efficient


Before the introduction of CUBE-R, automated measurement was dependent on traditional CMM solutions. While they offer high levels of accuracy, these devices are also extremely slow, especially compared to the advent of 3D scanning technologies.

While perhaps not as accurate as a small CMM, the CUBE-R is ideally aimed at applications that require larger horizontal arm CMM’s, where the accuracy of CUBE-R is comparable, and in many cases better. However, CUBE-R will easily out-perform them in terms of speed and efficiency.

Cube R scanning door panel
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Perfect complement to a CMM

Faster workflows

CUBE-R is the perfect complement to a CMM, enabling you to measure more parts and therefore understand your manufacturing processes in more detail. This will free up your CMM to carry out the work it was originally intended for – high accuracy measurement investigations. Think of CUBE-R as a filter for your CMM, making sure that parts only go to the CMM when they really need to do so.

Robust industrial design

Productivity Station

If the standard CUBE-R isn’t fast enough, the R-Series Productivity Station addresses applications with high productivity requirements, such as when cycle times need to be reduced and productivity increased even further.

By utilising a robust industrial design, the system has been specially adapted for workshop conditions and environments. Divided into sections, the work station is comprised of industrial computer modules, C-Track controllers, an intuitive tactile screen for simplified operation, a reliable industrial PC network for increased throughput, power supply and wheels for easy movement.


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