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3D Scanner

A guide to using PPLD's NextEngine 3D Laser Scanner


For information or reserving this machine contact the Library 21c MAKE desk at (719) 531-6333 ext. 1539 

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Common applications for 3D Scanning

3D scanning an existing object into a 3D mesh has many different uses. The most common uses are:

  • Recreating an object for 3D printing (this can include broken or no longer manufactured parts)
  • Creating an asset for 3D animation, video game design, augmented reality, or virtual reality
  • Reverse engineering and CAD design

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