How do you scan very large or small items?

How do you scan very large or small items?

Are you familiar with the world of 3D scanning? If not, it might surprise you to know that one of the biggest influences on cost is actually object complexity rather than size. Still, you may wonder how it’s possible to scan an object as big as an aircraft, or as...

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Why car manufacturers depend on 3D scanning

Why car manufacturers depend on 3D scanning

The variety of car models available today is huge. In the UK alone, there are over 3,000 companies involved in the automotive sector. Back in 1950, Volkswagen produced just two models of car - the Beetle and the Transporter. But today, we live during a time when there...

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Why might you need to reverse engineer an object?

Why might you need to reverse engineer an object?

What is reverse engineering? Reverse engineering is the analysis of an object. It deduces 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...

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How can we become your go-to 3D printing service?

How can we become your go-to 3D printing service?

These days, many companies rely heavily on 3D printing technology. It is now crucial to the production activities across many sectors. The precision, complex geometries, repeatability and different materials on offer mean it is a viable production technology across...

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How Does Reverse Engineering Work?

How Does Reverse Engineering Work?

Reverse engineering (RE) is a mechanical engineering term. It is a process in which you take an existing object and reconstruct it by working backwards to discover how it has been designed and put together. If you think of a conventional design and production process,...

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Do I need a handheld or stationary 3D scanner?

Do I need a handheld or stationary 3D scanner?

When it comes to choosing between a handheld and stationary 3D scanner it is important to consider the ways in which you will use it. Then, you will have a better understanding of which device will best suit your needs. Here, we will discuss the comparison of handheld...

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Are 3D Printed Parts Strong?

Are 3D Printed Parts Strong?

How strong 3D printed parts are depends on several key aspects, including: The material you use for printing, and How you design and print your 3D parts. Why 3D Printing Materials Matter Your 3D print will only ever be as good as the material you use. This means...

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How you could benefit from Using 3D scanners

How you could benefit from Using 3D scanners

You can use 3D scanning systems 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 design...

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