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3D Scanning

3D Scanning Services Process

First we need some photos of your project so we can determine how to prepare the scan process. We need to know how large the item is so we know which scanner to use. Also we need to know the complex nature of the part and part characteristics as we may need to use a scanning spray or photogrammetry targets.

Once we have that we can begin the scanning process, we can set the scanner resolution to various levels depending on the requirements. Then we setup the scanner and begin to scan. Once the data is collected the files need to be cleaned to remove any unwanted data, then aligned to the origin in the cad system as sometimes they are not located where the user wants them. Then we can begin the next step, Modelling!

Kscan

KSCAN-Magic series composite 3D scanners open up the first introduction of infrared laser + blue laser technology with five standard working modes: global initiative infrared laser large area scanning, blue laser crosses fast scanning, blue parallel laser fine scanning, single blue laser deep hole scanning, built-in photogrammetry system.

Simscan

SIMSCAN, the only hand-sized portable 3D scanner in the market so far, is a disruptive innovation of the traditional 3D scanners’ structure and a revolutionary product in 3D optical metrology industry.

Our 3D SCANNING process supplies you with a complete digital representation of your part to be used for reverse engineering, quality inspection or prototype printing.

3D scanning systems are used within various industries including automotive, aerospace, medical and manufacturers.

3D scanning is the process of capturing digital information about the shape of an object with equipment that uses a laser or light to measure the distance between the scanner and the object.

3D scanning can capture very small objects all the way up to full-size airplanes.

3D scanning can be used for reverse engineering and computer-aided inspections (CAI).

3D laser scanners capture tens of thousands of points per second and allow us to inspect parts quickly.

Advantages of 3D Scanning

  • Quickly capture all of the physical measurements of any physical object
  • Save time in design work
  • Ensure parts will fit together on the first try
  • Capture engineering optimizations inherent in manufactured parts
  • Utilize modern manufacturing on parts that were originally manufactured before CAD
  • Compare “as-designed” model to “as-built” condition of manufactured parts

3D Scanning Benefits:

  • Quickly capture all of the physical measurements of any physical object
  • Save time in design work
  • Ensure parts will fit together on the first try
  • Capture engineering optimizations inherent in manufactured parts
  • Utilize modern manufacturing on parts that were originally manufactured before CAD
  • Compare “as-designed” model to “as-built” condition of manufactured parts

Missing CAD Files

Very rarely does design work occur in a vacuum. New products usually rely on existing components, interface with other products, or are inspired by existing designs.

The idea that you can design a manufacturable part with a blank screen and creativity is somewhat of a myth. You must design all products within certain constraints, and many of these constraints are dimensional.

With a world quite literally full of objects to leverage, it is much more efficient to start with existing products that you know already perform well.

However, 90 percent or more products do not have existing CAD files. When CAD design files actually do exist, they may be 2D drawings or plans or out- of-date 3D files that do not reflect the as-manufactured product. Designers end up having to reinvent the wheel and spend significant time and effort recreating the designs from scratch. Reverse engineering enables you to recreate CAD files for existing products.

The Perfect Solution in a Variety of Situations:

Obsolete & Prototype parts | Reverse Engineering | QC Inspection
Movies / TV / Games | Art / Reproductions
Historical Artifacts
Medical /  Dental
Architectural / Construction
Marine

3D SCANNING PROJECTS

Reverse Engineering a Runner

 

Deriving new parts from Combined Data

 

Expediting Prototypes to Manufacturing

 

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