3D SCANNING AND REVERSE ENGINEERING

3D Scanning has a range of uses and applications and is ideal for clients where the original CAD data has been lost or physical parts modified. A relatively simple process, optical scanning involves the projection of light onto the object and capture of the reflected light by cameras. Repeat scanning at different angles allows gathered information to be converted into a 3D CAD file, which can be exported in various formats.

3D SCANNING AND REVERSE ENGINEERING

3D Scanning has a range of uses and applications and is ideal for clients where the original CAD data has been lost or physical parts modified.
A relatively simple process, optical scanning involves the projection of light onto the object and capture of the reflected light by cameras. Repeat scanning at different angles allows gathered information to be converted into a 3D CAD file, which can be exported in various formats.

Why scan a 3D object?

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No CAD data

Recreate a part made when CAD data did not exist
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Copy natural or artistic shapes

Quickly capture all of the physical measurements of any physical object
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INSPECTION OF PARTS

Compare “as-designed” model to “as-built” condition of manufactured parts

Scan in 3D when the original CAD files do not exist

Manufactured parts can be scanned to produce an STL file for prototyping without the need for the original CAD geometry.

Example: Part of a classic car, remaking old castings or castings that have been damaged.

Hand crafted parts can be scanned to produce an STL file for prototyping. E.g. A clay model (Size dependant).

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Copy natural or artistic shapes

Complicated organic shapes can be scanned that would be difficult to model with a traditional CAD system.

Examples – A worn-out shoe for artistic purposes or a pineapple for a scaled model.

Inspection of Parts

Manufactured parts can be scanned to compare the physical part to the original CAD file. A colour map file can be produced to show the difference between the two parts.
Example – Inspection to see where tool modifications have been made to the original design or deviation is suspected.
Critical dimension can be taken but a CMM process might be more efficient for a large amount of dimension checks or checking multiple parts of the same design.

Example – Assembly components can be aligned in CAD to check for interference.

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Single Source Solution for your Prototyping through to Low Volume needs.

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END TO END SERVICES

Concept Design
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sketch

Rough
Sketch

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Define
Specs

Material
Selection

Prototyping
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Mock Up

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Prototype

Pre/ Mass Production
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DFM

Tooling

Production

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We have worked with many worldwide leading corporations in many different industries
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Precision manufacturing applications for every industry

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BLOGS & NEWS

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AT THE HEART OF INDUSTRY 4.0 WITH KEYPROD

Digital start-up Keyprod has designed an ingenious IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) system that allows real time management of production thanks to the analysis of the vibrations of the equipment interpreted by artificial intelligence technology. Expertise first acquired in aeronautical factories at JPB Système and now widely used throughout the manufacturing industry. Thanks to this solution, Keyprod clients can optimise the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of their manufacturing unit. A promising industry 4.0 project!

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A NEW INDUSTRIAL ERA: HUMAN-ORIENTED MANUFACTURING

Smart Robots is a spin-off from the polytechnique school of Milan in Italy, founded in 2016 within the e-Novia group’s business support division in relation to start-ups. Smart Robots helps its clients to reduce the margin of error attributable to human operators in the assembly and packing phases of production. It is essentially aimed at automobile and electrical appliance manufacturers. The Smart Robots vision system offers two areas of application: quality control and human-robot collaboration.