3D Scanning

How to Replicate Objects With 3D Scanning and 3D Printing [with Video]

Published on January 22, 2019

In this tutorial, we are going to demonstrate the 3D scanning to 3D printing process by taking a squirrel skull and making it twice the original size.

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Which 3D Scanner is Best for Scanning Small Objects?

Published on December 18, 2018

The best way to judge the data quality of a 3D scanner is to take a single scan and evaluate the raw scan quality, one that hasn’t undergone any post-processing. For this demonstration, a strawberry was scanned in order to show the differences in quality of various structured-light 3D scanners. Let’s see which 3D scanner is best for scanning small objects.

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Making a Case to Your Boss: Why Invest in a 3D Scanner?

Published on November 8, 2018

You’ve done the research and have come to the conclusion that having a 3D scanner will help you tremendously with your work. How do you present the value of a 3D scanner to your manager so they will approve the purchase?

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Looking for a professional 3D scanner that’s affordable? Meet Metron E

Published on September 12, 2018

Metron E is an affordable 3D scanner that’s the perfect solution for those who still need high quality results found in a professional system without the expensive price tag. What makes this system special is that it’s easy, efficient, and economical. It’s powered by FlexScan3D scanning software that streamlines the 3D scanning experience.

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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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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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