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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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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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How Structured-Light 3D Scanners Work (With Video Demonstrations)

Published on May 30, 2017

3D scanners might look like complex technology. Here we’ll explore the mechanics of how a structured-light 3D scanner works.

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Practical Industry Applications to 3D Printing Beyond the Hype

Published on May 4, 2017

Are there real benefits to adopting 3D printing? Let’s examine concrete examples of how 3D printing has made a real impact on different industries.

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What’s New in Artec Studio 12 3D Scanning Software? Most User-Friendly Version Yet

Published on April 26, 2017

Artec continues to redefine what it truly means to be a user-friendly 3D scanner with the new Artec Studio 12 software, the scanning engine behind Artec 3D scanners. How does Artec Studio 12 achieve this goal? Let’s look at some key features in this latest version.

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How to Ensure Your 3D Scanner Becomes a Return on Investment (ROI)?

Published on March 31, 2017

How do you know which 3D scanner will actually be able to solve your business problem after purchase? Here are some things to consider to ensure you will get a good return on investment.

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Why is Artec Leo 3D Scanner Revolutionary?

Published on March 24, 2017

Artec Leo just came out this month and there’s a lot of buzz and excitement surrounding its launch. What’s remarkable about the new scanner is that it’s a professional grade 3D scanner that truly encapsulates an intuitive mobile scanning experience while attaining high resolution 3D models with great accuracy.

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Choosing Between a Stationary or Handheld 3D Scanner

Published on February 28, 2017

How do you know if a stationary or a handheld 3D scanner is most suited for your needs? Before you decide, let’s take a look at the two options and the factors that will influence your decision.

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