3D Scanning services

CDG have over 12 years experience in 3D digitising, scanning, reverse engineering and inspection. We can scan pieces at our offices or on-site. If required, we can travel anywhere in the UK or beyond as the equipment is portable.

Scanning services

  • On or off-site
  • Scan to point cloud, polygons or surfaces
  • Process data to closed STL or datum curves
  • Reverse engineer to IGES, STEP or native CAD
  • Inspection reports
  • Photogrammetry for large objects

Equipment used

  • Breuckmann StereoScan scanner
  • Breuckmann SmartScan scanner
  • Breuckmann OptoTop scanner
  • Geomagic Capture scanner
  • Aicon Photogrammetry
  • Automated turntable
  • Geomagic software
  • Workstation or laptop computer

Accuracy & Resolution

  • The most accurate setting enables us to scan small objects to within 3 microns (0.003mm).
  • The maximum resolution is a point spacing of 20 microns (0.02mm).
  • Accuracy & resolution will be selected to suit object size and level of fine detail.

Size of Object

  • Minimum is the size of a pin
  • Maximum standard size is a 3 metre cube
  • Up to 100 metres with Photogrammetry

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