Reverse Engineering

Real CAD Models

Before a 3D scan can be used in a 3D parametric CAD package, or used to generate CNC toolpaths, it must first be translated into high continuity surfaces and solids. We have the tools and the know-how to reproduce any part as a CAD friendly NURBS surface or parametric solid. Take a look at some of our past projects.

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Yamaha Rides Again!

See how we rebuilt a brand new parametric CAD model from a damaged vintage motorcycle part.

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Ready for CNC

See how we recreated a new 3D CNC ready model from a hand crafted knife handle.

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Hand Formed Patterns

See how we recreate new machineable CAD surfaces from legacy hand-cut fiberglass molds, with no drawings or 3D CAD data.

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Fast Reference Models

See how we generated fast 3D surface models for a client website from real parts.

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Small Parts

See how we scanned a small, intricate plastic part that was too small for the other 3D scanners to see, and reverse engineered to create a useable CAD solid.

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A Glass Heart

See how we scanned a human heart model and turned it into a brand new teaching and demonstration tool.

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