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Central Scanning UK

Central Scanning offer a variety of 3D scanning and 3D printing services and are UK resellers for all fixed and handheld 3D scanners offered by Artec 3D and ZEISS.

3D Scanning and 3D Printing

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

3D Scanners and Software

In addition to our 3D scanning services, we offer scanning equipment for sale or rental. Or check out our range of 3D modelling and design software for sale. From handheld 3D scanners by Artec, to modular tabletop systems by ZEISS, we’re happy to provide advice and training on all products.

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 Fast Is 3D Printing?

How Fast Is 3D Printing?

3D printing speed is an integral consideration for any 3D printing project. After all, fast 3D printing saves time and money, allowing you to print more products or components over a shorter time period. But while 3D printing speed has increased dramatically as 3D...

The value of outsourcing CAD work and inspection

The value of outsourcing CAD work and inspection

The expertise Central Scanning offers reverse engineering and inspection services. As users and distributers for ZEISS and GOM for the #HandsOnMetrology solutions - we are experts at creating inspection reports and validating parts.We have two full-time Engineers...

GOM Scan 1 – now available !

GOM Scan 1 – now available !

We are proud to announce at Central Scanning the availability of the GOM Scan 1 - the newest addition to the #HandsOnMetrology family of products. A great entry-level sub-£25k metrology solution featuring GOM's tried and tested precision. It also, features a compact...

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