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Category: 3D Scanning

Mesh vs. CAD

  When it comes to 3D digital models, it can be a bit confusing to know which model or file type you need. The two

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What is Design Intent?

  Design intent refers to a designer’s specifications of how a part should appear and function. Ideally, when manufactured, the resulting part will match this

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Precision vs. Accuracy

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Industrial CT Scanning

CT scanning is a term most often associated with the medical industry, and while it can be used to provide insight to patient anatomy and

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What is a Point Cloud?

  A point cloud is a 3D model that consists of a large number of points in three-dimensional space. Point clouds use the Cartesian coordinate

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What is a CMM Machine?

A Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) is a common find in the metrology lab of many manufacturing facilities. They serve as a method to perform dimensional

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What is First Article Inspection?

First Article Inspection (FAI) is a formal, documented inspection used to verify that a manufactured part meets the required quality specifications. These inspections are required

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