Solutions for a Fast, Accurate Reverse-engineering ProcessWhat do you do when you lack a CAD file or design blueprint for an existing part, tool, or object, but you need to produce or build a replacement? And what if the blueprints on file are of poor quality and don’t match the finished product? In both cases, reverse engineering is the answer.
3D data capture revolutionizes the reverse-engineering process, allowing operators to digitize complex geometries in minutes and create digital models as future design files. FARO’s 3D measurement solutions are ideal for many reverse-engineering tasks, including the development of mesh or CAD models of automotive interiors, rapid prototyping in plastics manufacturing, and component part design changes or retrofits in aerospace assemblies. Once created, the digital files can aid in aftermarket parts production, 3D printing, machining, mold and pattern making, tool creation and part inspection.
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FARO Senior Applications Engineer Les Baker dives into the capabilities of inspection software for reverse engineering.