3D Scanning

3D Scanning & Reverse Engineering with Artec 3D Scanners

Artec 3D Scanning Tip: How to Erase Overlapping 3D Scan Data

Artec 3D Scanning

3D scanning is one of the most efficient and easiest ways to capture 3D data. 3D scanners offer accurate data and high-resolution results. In some cases, you may need to use multiple scanners to capture large areas and fine detail. Watch the video below to see how we used both the Artec Ray and the…

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3D scanning with the Artec Space Spider from Start to Finish

Final full-color model of an egg mcmuffin

In this video we are going to be scanning a McDonald’s egg McMuffin from start to finish using the Artec Space Spider and Artec Studio software. The Space Spider is a high-resolution 3D scanner based on blue light technology. It is perfect for this application because we want to capture the McMuffin in full detail. For…

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3D scanning tech tip: hole filling options in Artec Studio

Hole filling watertight option

Hole-filling is good practice when creating a good-looking mesh. It’s essential for 3D printing because, without a “watertight” mesh, the printing software won’t know what to print. For reverse engineering, some holes are ok if you have sufficient data to extract the geometry you need. For quality control or inspection scanning, hole filling is usually…

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3D Scanning tip: capturing hole dimensions with a 3D scanner

tip to capture hole dimensions

3D scanning is commonly used for quality assurance and inspection. Artec 3D Scanners provide extremely high-precision scans and provide 3D measurements that are among the best in today’s technology offerings. 3D scanners are extremely valuable tools that offer time and money saving benefits, but sometimes the object being scanned can provide some challenges. In this video, we…

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TechTalk: 3D scanning specialist discusses common and not-so-common applications

GOM 3D Scanner

Brian Metzger, an Elite Application Engineer with TriMech, gave us an overview of how 3D scanning technology is making an impact, and it’s safe to say the varied applications are as diverse and creative as our clients themselves. Read what Brian shared in the interview below. Let’s start with a reminder about the 3D scanning…

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What is 3D scanning and how can it help your business?

Architectural 3D Scanning

3D printing takes digital files and brings them to life as objects in the real world. 3D scanning does just the opposite – it takes an existing object and captures it digitally. This blog discussing how adding high-resolution 3D scanning to your workflows can help your business make better decisions, save money and reduce your…

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Top 10 New Features in Artec Studio 16

Artec Studio 16

As much as we love our Artec 3D Scanners, the real magic of Artec’s technology comes from their software. Every year, Artec introduces performance improvements and new features that blow us away, giving us faster and more powerful tools while capturing more data than ever before. Last year, we got HD Mode, which doubled the…

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3D Scanning for Schools and Universities

Architectural 3D Scanning

Now that 3D scanners are much more common and accessible to different technical and non-technical fields and practices, it is a fantastic time for schools and universities to get their hands on a scanner for research and education. More engineers in the field are using 3D scanners to create micron-accurate meshes of real objects as…

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The Artec Micro is a user friendly desktop 3D scanner ideal for small objects

Artec Micro desktop 3D scanner

Javelin Technologies, A TriMech Company hosts annual internal training meetings called Back to School during the month of August. The purpose of these meetings is to go “back to school” and learn from colleagues and management. This year, we were given the opportunity to participate in a video contest to encourage cross-training and teamwork. Being…

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