Category Archives: News Releases

Equipment Replacement Made Easier

CSA PanoMap® and 3D technology has helped the nuclear industry with large equipment replacement. CSA has developed applications that the industry takes full advantage of, using them for equipment replacement, verification of as-designed with as-fabricated, and other unique applications. The … More

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Ongoing CAD Conversion Projects

CSA is providing 3D CAD conversion software to CAXperts to support their “UniversalPlantViewer.” CSA is in the process of developing an interface between PanoMap® and Autodesk Plant3D. CSA is working on a project converting extensive MicroStation 3D models into Creo. … More

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CSA Laser Scanning Technology Improvements

CSA has perfected its process of automatic pipe cylinder generation from laser scans. Mesh can automatically be generated from the scans. The automatically generated cylinders from the scans can be removed from the mesh and thus create a hybrid model … More

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3D Model from Laser Scans for FPSO

CSA was recently awarded the contract to build a 3D Model from laser scans for an FPSO based in West Africa. For this project, CSA will use the PanoMap Modeler functionality which includes automatic cylinder detection, automatic pipe routing, and … More

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Auto-Verify 3D Model Against Laser Scans

CSA provides a service to validate the accuracy of your 3D CAD model against a laser scan database. The differences between the 3D model and the scans (as-built data) are displayed in color, with each color representing a particular deviation range. … More

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Intelligent Features from Large Scan Databases

CSA’s President was the subject of a recently-released video from Autodesk University. From Autodesk’s description: At Autodesk University 2015, we spoke with Amadeus Burger of CSA about their PanoMap Server. With the popularity of scanners in AEC, how are people extracting … More

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New Software Contract: SNPSC, Shanghai

CSA has received a contract from SNPSC  (State Nuclear Power Plant Service Company) for its complete PanoMap® software suite. PanoMap® will be used for the maintenance of the Chinese nuclear plant fleet, as well as for other Chinese markets. China’s … More

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PanoMap® Product Suite Unveiled at AU 2015

CSA will unveil its complete PanoMap® Product Suite at this year’s Autodesk University 2015 Las Vegas. The current software suite consists of 14 modules, and is the most comprehensive set of tools to support laser scanning technology available to end-users. It provides complete … More

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Six Plants Updated with New PanoMap® Projects

CSA recently completed 3D laser scanning and simulation projects at six US nuclear power plants: Pilgrim (Entergy), Perry (FirstEnergy), South Texas Project, Browns Ferry (TVA), Salem (PSEG), and Calvert Cliffs (Exelon). The project work included interference verification and other plant analysis for their feedwater heaters, transformers, chillers, and RC … More

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We’re exhibiting our new PanoMap® Manager, PanoMap® Server and PanoMap® Registrator modules this week at this year’s HxGN LIVE 2015, in Las Vegas. CSA is also debuting our new iPanoMapTM Search capability, bringing intelligent labeling and component identification to the Android-based app. Visit us … More

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