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Evaluating the Accuracy of a 3D Printed Part Against the CAD Model

Published on August 20, 2018

How do you gauge the performance of a 3D printer? We’ll show you by performing an accuracy test using a 3D scanner. See how to tweak printer settings to improve accuracy.

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Understanding 3D Scanners: Field of View Explained and How It Impacts Scan Quality

Published on July 26, 2018

We answer common questions on field of view, how it affects scan quality, and the difference between a fixed versus flexible field of view 3D scanner.

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What’s New in Rhino 6 for Windows? [With Highlighted Videos, Tutorials, and Resources]

Published on May 11, 2018

The wait is finally over! Rhino 6 for Windows is the next iteration of the 3D modeler packed with new features and improvements to enhance your modeling experience. Rhino 6 makes you more productive while helping you present your best work. Let’s look at the highlights of the new features that Rhino 6 for Windows have to offer.

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Integrating 3D Scanning to the Art of Bronze Sculpting

Published on March 21, 2018

Jamie Lester, founder of Vandalia Bronze, is masterful in bringing bronze monuments to life. For the longest time, he wanted to focus on the digital aspect of sculpting by using ZBrush as part of my creative process. It wasn’t until he was exposed to 3D scanning that it motivated and inspired him to pursue it even further. Learn how the sculptor uses Artec 3D scanners to enhance his craft.

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What Are The 3D Scanning Trends for 2018?

Published on February 15, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the trends we’re looking to see for professional grade 3D scanning for 2018.

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Common Questions on Portable CMMs

Published on November 7, 2017

We’ll answer basic questions related to portable CMMs, including how they work and what applications are most suitable for using this measurement device.

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Automating the 3D Scanning Process and Why You Need It

Published on September 28, 2017

Explaining the different ways to automate the 3D scanning process, versus doing it manually, and the applications most suitable for each method.

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How to Scan Dark, Shiny, or Clear Surfaces with a 3D Scanner [With Video Demo]

Published on July 27, 2017

While 3D scanners scan most objects without a hitch, there are surfaces that are more challenging to scan. Here are some tips on how to scan difficult parts.

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Case Study: Reverse Engineering Car Parts from Scan to CAD

Published on June 28, 2017

Learn how Weistec Engineering implemented a cost-effective Scan-to-CAD process for reverse engineering that saves valuable time.

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What’s New in SpaceClaim 2017?

Published on June 23, 2017

The new SpaceClaim 2017 released earlier this year is full of new features and enhancements to make CAD modeling even more intuitive for creating and editing 3D models quickly. The new version will speed up your workflow and create better models for design, reverse engineering, manufacturing, additive manufacturing (or 3D printing), and simulation. Let’s take a look at some of these new features.

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