Extremely fast, 3D laser scanning is a highly efficient technique, that produces rapid results with much lower costs than other techniques. It is used in a wide number of different industries, but is perhaps currently most useful for engineers and architects.
According to one 2016 report, the use of 3D scanning has been rising all over the world. The market is now estimated to be worth around USD 6 billion, say Satellite PR News.
How does 3D laser scanning work?
Used to create a point cloud, 3D laser scanning collects information that goes beyond surface appearances; it can therefore be used for archaeological purposes.
Only recently it has uncovered some incredible discoveries in the past few years, including 3,000 years of Italian history, when it was used to map the ancient town of Volterra. The TS Queen Mary ship is also going to get a facelift, thanks to 3D laser scanning.
One of its most common applications of 3D laser scanning is industrial design, reverse engineering and prototyping, and quality control/inspections.
If you work in engineering and need a 3D laser scanning service, Hope Draughting, provide the latest technology to design consultants, engineers, installers and manufacturers all over the UK.
From performing 3D laser scanning surveys to making fly-through animations, our professional team can save you time and money on any engineering project.
Why not view our past 3D scanning projects today?
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