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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, we are able to offer product demonstrations and services across the UK and Ireland. Scanning can be carried out at our premises or on-site at yours. With a highly experienced and passionate team of staff, 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 and many different 3D Printers printing 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.

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...

Artec Studio 16

Artec Studio 16

We are proud to announce the release of Artec Studio 16. The latest version of Artec 3D's market leading 3D scanning software. Highlights include: Introduction and integration of Artec Cloud - collaborate, view and post-process all in a browser. Integration with...

Should I Buy A 3D Printer?

Should I Buy A 3D Printer?

There are many advantages to having access to a 3D printer. 3D printing takes much less time than conventional manufacturing. In addition, it enables you to test out your ideas in a much shorter time frame. When 3D printing solutions are available, you can test out...

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