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Central Scanning Ltd

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3D Scanning, 3D Printing, CAD and Inspection

We specialise in 3D scanning, 3D printing, CAD and inspection for all industries – from aerospace and engineering, to medical and artistic applications.

3D Scanners and Software

We offer scanning equipment for sale or rental. From handheld 3D scanners by Artec, to #HandsOnMetrolgy solutions from ZEISS and GOM, we’re happy to provide a solution.


3D Scanning

Carried out in our temperature-controlled facility or on-site. For metrology, verification and reverse engineering

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3D Printing

Fast, accurate reproductions for all industries, from creative to medical and aerospace

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Hardware Sales

UK resellers for ZEISS and Artec3D scanners. Whether you’re scanning coins or buildings, we have a solution to fit your application

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Highly experienced & passionate team

Centrally located in the Midlands, Central Scanning are able to offer product demonstrations and services across the UK and Ireland. In addition, scanning can be carried out at our premises or on-site at yours. Furthermore, with a highly experienced and passionate team of staff here at Central Scanning, we strive to meet all your 3D Scanning and 3D Printing needs!

We have several types of scanning systems, ranging from handheld to large volume. Additionally, we have many different 3D Printers which can print a variety of materials including the new Stratasys J750 full colour printer.

Need advice or more information on our products or services?

With our extensive range of hardware and software our highly experienced team provide a high quality service from start to finish. As well as 3D Scanning we offer a range of services including Inspection, Reverse Engineering, 3D Printing, System and Software training and more!

3D Scanning

Laser, Fringe Projection, Blue Light, CT Scanning, Large Volume

3D Printing

3D Printers’ – Polyjet Multi Colour Materials & FDM Technologies

Reverse Engineering

The conversions of point cloud/STL data to CAD surfaces / Solid Models


The comparison of 3D scan data against CAD data or against other scan data


We train your staff on how to use any of the equipment and software that we sell

System Sales

As UK resellers of ARTEC 3D and ZEISS 3D Scanners, we provide pre-sales, demonstrations, advice, installation, training and support.

Advanced Engineering 3 & 4th November

Advanced Engineering 3 & 4th November

Central Scanning will be exhibiting at the Advanced Engineering show at the NEC Birmingham We will be showing our #HandsOnMetrology range from GOM and ZEISS, Artec3D scanners and our 3D printing capabilities from Carbon Fibre to full colour 3D prints. This would also...

How Does Laser Scanning Work?

How Does Laser Scanning Work?

What Is Laser Scanning? It is an essential part of modern 3D printing. Laser scanning involves the use of lasers to survey and produce a detailed digital model of an object. This does not involve any degree of contact or damage to the scanned object. Therefore,...

How Does 3D Reverse Engineering Work?

How Does 3D Reverse Engineering Work?

3D reverse engineering is a process used to measure parts via data captured by 3D scanning systems. Reverse engineering allows us to remanufacture existing parts. In addition, create CAD models of them and carry out further engineering of components and products. At...

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