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Recreate the future

Reverse engineering is the generation of new CAD data from a detailed 3D scan

3D scanning for reverse engineering is an efficient and cost-effective way to recreate, develop or archive real-world parts making it a go-to technology for designers and businesses.

Watertight CAD for development, analysis or manufacture in a native CAD file format and with a feature tree

Compound curved surfaces and intricate component detail can be captured and recreated in CAD 

Saving valuable time and cost while negating the risk of human error during measurement and replication 

Industries from Motorsport to Manufacturing can gain critical advantages during the development stages

Create editable CAD models

Featuring the part's original design intent and a feature tree that can be modified at any stage

Enhance existing designs

Usable, solid 3D CAD data accelerates design improvement rounds and testing processes

Replicate one-off parts

The ability to replace bespoke parts, components or fabrications removes single-source reliance

Archive unused equipment

Digitally documenting tools, forms and equipment saves storage space and streamlines manufacture

Analyse competitor products

Identify what they do well or determine where improvements can be made to competitor parts

Digital spares & repairs

Independent control and manufacture of spare parts inventory minimises reliance on suppliers

Parametric Model Output

Design Intent Model

Design intent CAD models restore the intent of the original engineer. This model is an an idealised and optimised version of the scan data.

We correct the defects of the 3D scanned part according to engineering standards and requirements. For example, distorted faces are modelled flat and out-of-round features are corrected to be round once more.

When recreating parts for manufacture, we recommend parametric design intent modelling for complete control over design principles.


As-built Reference Model

The generation a model replicating the scan data with zero-to-minimal deviation from the scan surfaces and includes defects. It's ideal for import into CAD software like Solidworks or Fusion and is typically used by in-house Design Engineers for parametric reconstruction.

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Reverse Engineering

Reverse engineering is valuable to many projects, engineering teams and industries around the word.

Scan to CAD comparisons

Reverse engineering support

Require a solid CAD model to re-manufacture, replicate or develop an object?

We take physical objects and turn them in to editable CAD saving your teams already stretched resources.

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