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Do I need a handheld or stationary 3D scanner?

When it comes to choosing between a handheld and stationary 3D printer it is important to consider the ways in which it will be used to understand which device will best suit your needs. Here we will discuss these two different 3D scanner options. We'll also discuss...

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3D printing solutions for the medical sector

There are many industries benefitting from utilising 3D printing, but it is the medical sector more than ever that is continuously finding new applications for this innovative tech. With the pressure to quickly find faster and more cost-effective means of saving lives...

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CAD, STL, FDM…Common 3D printing terms explained

3D printing has been around since the early 1990’s but it is only in the last 10 or 20 years that different industries from gaming to medicine have began to truly realise its potential. And whilst the term 3D printing has become more widely recognised, there are still...

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Why might you need to reverse engineer an object?

Reverse engineering is the analysis of an object to deduce design features where there is little or no additional knowledge about the procedures involved in their original production. Also referred to as back engineering, many industries use the technique to...

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How you could benefit from training for 3D scanners

3D scanning systems can be utilised in a variety of industries whether it be for industrial engineering, design, manufacturing or for consumer uses such as medicine, art and general product development. It is a system which can save both time and money by reducing...

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Made in the Midlands Expo 20th June 2019

Central Scanning will exhibiting at the Made in the Midlands Expo at the Ricoh Arena on the 20th June. Find us at Stand C13 and stop by to speak about your 3D scanning, 3D printing applications and inspection requirements. Learn more and to register here:...

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In its thirteenth year of trading, Central Scanning Ltd has grown from strength to strength, developing close working relationships with our clients. From teeth-sized objects to complete cars and more, Central Scanning Ltd is able to provide a full service for 3D scanning, digitisation, reverse engineering or inspection as required.

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