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peel 3.CAD is your go-to fully integrated 3D scanning solution for all your reverse engineering needs. Extract all the information you need and send them right to your preferred CAD software.

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peel 3.CAD 3D scanner for reverse engineering

Introductory price of $11,990 USD

peel 3.CAD makes reverse engineering a breeze. Everything about peel 3d scanners has been redesigned, rethought and revamped. For an affordable reverse engineering 3D scanning solution, peel 3.CAD can’t be beaten.


Aftermarket and tuning

Imagine being able to benefit from highly accurate 3D scans to get it right the first time and avoid budget-breaking back and forth issues.

Product design

Spend more time designing and less time 3D scanning! Accelerate your time to market without the hassles.

MRO & engineering

Swiftly make the parts you need with an easy-to-use 3D scanner that helps you recreate your actual much-needed components.

Get Creative

Don’t limit yourself to just these applications. peel 3.CAD offers a ton of possibilities!

peel.CAD: You can't go anywhere without a good software

  • 1. Scan the Object
    Both the object and scanner can move freely: you see what you’ve scanned and what you’ve missed in real time.
  • 2. Finalize Mesh
    Clean up, improve, align and export like a pro with tools you simply will not find in any other affordable solutions.
  • 3. Extract entities and surfaces
    Use geometrical entities, surfaces, and cross-sections to define the valuable information about your object.
  • 4. Transfer to CAD software
    Transfer your extracted entities to use as a reference to recreate your object in your favorite CAD software like SOLIDWORKS®, Inventor®, PTC and more!

Which peel 3 3D Scanner Is Right For You?

peel 3

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peel 3.CAD

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Full Specifications

peel.OS, peel.CAD*

Recommended object size

0.1 – 3.0 m


0.250 mm/m, up to 0.1 mm

Measurement Capabilities

pin: 1.5 mm

hole: 3.0 mm

step: 0.1 mm

wall: 1.0 mm

Mesh resolution

0.250 mm

Scan speed

80 sec/m2

Usage Distance (from object)

250 to 550 mm

Projector Light Source


Scanner Controls


Color Resolution (on object)

250 DPI


304 x 150 x 79 mm


950 g


USB 3.0

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Additional Features

Protect your 3D scanner

We offer the perfect protection kit for your peel 3d scanner. It includes a custom silicone sleeve, removable lens cover, a gorilla glass protector and a truly brilliant cable winder! Say goodbye to mechanical degradation!


Transport your scanner

Carry your peel 3D scanner with you anywhere with this watertight, crush-proof and dust-proof rugged case. Strong, yet lightweight, it’s small enough to fit inside a plane’s overhead bin!

Why peel is different

  • Complete solution – peel 3 come with dedicated 3D scanning software. Get more out of your investment with our turnkey solutions.
  • Easy to learn – Instinctive ergonomics. Intuitive interfaces. Learning to 3D scan can take mere minutes.
  • New design – peel 3’s comfortable design and distance meter enables users to scan effortlessly—without the back and forth to the computer.

peel.CAD: reverse engineering software

peel 3.CAD comes with peel.CAD: reverse engineering software tailored specifically for your 3D scanner. Prepare your scans to transform them into CAD files in your favorite CAD software. Take advantage of ultra-fast processing times that quickly optimize meshes and extract all the geometrical information you need for treatment in your CAD software.

  • New, simpler, design – Less clicks to save time during your 3D scanning process.
  • Easy to learn – With integrated help functions and an intuitive design, onboarding is kept to a minimum.
  • Turnkey reverse engineering solution – peel 3.CAD comes with integrated reverse engineering software for even more control.

Got questions? We got answers!

Is this CAD software?
peel.CAD is a bridge to a CAD module; it is the missing link you will need to extract usable information from your scan and transfer it to CAD.

What file formats does it generate?
Entities and created surfaces can be exported in .stp, .igs, .csv and .dxf format.

What is the compatibility with different CAD software?
peel.CAD is perfect to work with SolidWorks, Autodesk, Inventor as well as other popular CAD platforms.

How does the licensing work? Yearly subscription? Payment? One-time purchase or?
peel.CAD is available as a permanent licence (it will basically work for life) or yearly basis (payment must be renewed on a yearly basis). Software updates are available by subscribing to the V.I.peel club.

Are the targets really required?
Targets are more of a complement; the scanner can use geometry and texture for positioning. They are highly recommended for flatter or smoother surfaces as well as when accuracy is important.

Do You Have a a 3D Scanning and Metrology Success Plan?

Creaform 3D Scanner Support

The ability to support our customers is the cornerstone of our business. Our engineers are available 12 hours per day, 5 days per week, our award-winning technical team can assist you with your 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing challenges in a timely manner.

Call: 888-285-2284
Support Hours: 7AM – 7PM Central Time
Support Days: Monday – Friday

3D Scanning Services

Whether you are just exploring the technology or need access for an upcoming project, our experienced team can provide you with the information you need for parts as small as a screw to as large as an airplane. Ideal for reverse engineering and part inspection, 3D scanning lets you:

  • Create accurate CAD models from existing parts by digitizing.
  • Minimize costs & time when validating prototypes by comparing to CAD.
  • Ensure quality production and eliminate downtime by tracking wear and tear of tooling.
  • Perform faster and more accurate First Article Inspection (FAI) directly on the shop-floor.

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CATI Is Your 3D Scanning & Metrology Success Plan

As a Creaform Strategic Partner, no one is more qualified to build and support your product development process.  We believe everyone should have access to our curated portfolio of transformative engineering and manufacturing technologies.

By listening to and working with you, we will find the right solution for you at the right time, with an implementation and growth plan to support your business ambitions.

Get Started with Creaform Solutions from CATI.

We’re ready to help figure out the right product development solution plan for you. Contact us today to get started with a quote, a free trial, a demo, or just ask questions.

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