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Geomagic for SolidWorks scan to CAD


Moving 3D scan data straight into SolidWorks is now possible with the new "Geomagic for SolidWorks" software. Tools include: polygon edting, alignment, surfacing, cross-sections, feature creation and more.

Geomagic for SolidWorks scan to CAD software

ProX direct metal 3D printing at MACH Show 2016


CDG are demonstrating the ProX Direct Metal 3D Printers at the MACH Show 2016, NEC in Birmingham.

Please come and see us on Stand #4766.


direct metal printed parts at Mach show 2016

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CDG stand 4766 at Mach Show 2016

Structure-FX software for Lattice Structures


CDG are offering a new software application for creating Micro-Meshes and complex Lattice structures - ideal for Additive Manufacturing and Direct Metal Printing.

The new Structure FX toolset for lattice structures, delivers the ability to create custom, internal and external lattice structures for intricate and lightweight designs. Advanced cage creation tools assist the design of structures for functional applications such as custom medical implants.

lattice micro structure for direct metal printing

Hexagon acquires Aicon


Hexagon has acquired Aicon to create a world leading company focused on scanning, inspection and metrology. CDG are now partners with the new Hexagon company.


Hexagon acquires Aicon


Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, today announced the acquisition of AICON 3D Systems, a leading provider of optical and portable non-contact 3D measuring systems for industrial manufacturing.

Founded in 1990 and based in Braunschweig, Germany, AICON has been meeting the measurement needs of renowned automotive manufacturers and companies in the aerospace, shipbuilding, renewable energy and mechanical engineering markets for over 25 years. Its technology portfolio includes portable coordinate measuring machines for universal applications and specialised optical 3D measuring systems that enable efficient, high-precision monitoring, quality assurance and control in manufacturing production.

With over 140 employees, AICON has a direct presence in Germany, subsidiaries in China, Korea, Japan, and the US and a network of resellers worldwide supported by its field support resources.

“AICON is a recognised brand with strong core technical competence across its development teams and its scanner portfolio is a strategic fit,” said Hexagon President and CEO Ola Rollén. “We also see opportunities for international expansion of AICON’s wider portfolio throughout Hexagon’s global footprint.”

Also, the CEOs of AICON 3D Systems, Carl-Thomas Schneider and Werner Bösemann, further commented: “Joining Hexagon is a great opportunity to bring our first-class AICON scanner products to a wide range of customers worldwide.”

AICON will be fully consolidated as of April. The company's turnover for 2015 amounted to approximately 19 MEUR. Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, our expertise in sensing, thinking and acting – the collection, analysis and active use of measurement data – gives our customers the confidence to increase production speed and accelerate productivity while enhancing product quality.

Through a network of local service centres, production facilities and commercial operations across five continents, we are shaping smart change in manufacturing to build a world where quality drives productivity.  Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 15,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 2.6bn EUR. Learn more at

ProJet 2500 MultiJet High Res Printer


The new ProJet 2500 MultiJet printer (MJP) is recommended as a best-in-class solution combining high resolution, high accuracy, smooth surfaces, thin layers with a large choice of plastic, rubber, elastomeric and clear materials.

ProJet 2500 parts

ProJet 2500 specification

ProJet 2500 3D Printer

Z650 3D Printer for sale


CDG have a rare Z650 ZPrinter available as a 2nd-User system. It is offered on a first-come first-served basis.

Z650 Specification:-

381x254x203 mm build volume
Mono & CMYK full colour
90 micron layers
High resolution printing
12 months warranty with support for UK mainland


Z650 3D Printer for sale 2nd-User

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