Creaform portable 3D scanner tracking, Go!SCAN

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Creaform has three main portable 3D scanners for collecting surface data information. There is the Go!SCAN, the HandySCAN, and the MetraSCAN. All three of these have different ways in which they figure out where they are in 3D space relative to the geometry being scanned. Lets take a look a the different methods each scanner uses to help identify which scanner could work better for your application. Keep in mind that this is just one aspect to choosing which scanner […]

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CATI Product Development Forum – Register for an Event Near You

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Product Development Forum Events   We are just days away from the start of our annual Product Development Forum. This year, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary. To say thank you and show our appreciation to our clients, the agenda is 100% training based. Each event will showcase 5 lecture style training sessions, exhibits form our partners, and the chance to meet one-on-one with one of our technical experts. Visit the Product Development Forum Event Page on CATI.com for complete […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: Be the First to See the NEW Stratasys F123 Series 3D Printers

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Be the First to See the NEW Stratasys F123 Series 3D Printers Join us for an upcoming workshop and be the first to see the NEW F123  Series 3D Printers. The Stratasys F123 Series combines powerful FDM technology with design-to-print GrabCAD software for the most versatile and intelligent solution available. Produce fast, effective prototypes for concept development, as well as highly accurate and robust parts for design validation and functional performance. Can’t make it to an event? Each of our 3D […]

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St. Louis 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Workshop

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CATI and TechShop St. Louis would like you to be our guest at our 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Seminar in St. Louis on March 9th.  There is no cost to attend and lunch is included. This event features brand new content as well as a live demonstration of 3D Scanning, 3D Printed Tooling for Injection Molding, and 3D Printed Tooling for Thermoforming. Seating is limited, so be sure to register early to reserve your spot. Event Information: When March 9, 2017 9:30am – […]

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CATI Sponsors Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)

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CATI Sponsors Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)   For the second straight year CATI is a Platinum sponsor at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG). Twenty eight years ago, this organization was formed as the SLA users group. That first conference was formed by owners and users of SLA equipment and as a way to help each other in this growing industry. Thus, the AMUG catch phrase “For Users, By Users”.   AMUG is an all-encompassing technology users group dedicated […]

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Creaform 3D Scanning: PLM Process

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3D Scanning in the PLM Process Information in this article was originally published by Creaform in the eBook, An Introduction to 3D Scanning. 3D scanning has emerged as a critical tool in every step of the product lifecycle management (PLM) process. This is especially true of the new generation of truly portable, self-positioning scanners. The ability of 3D Scanners to bridge the gap between physical objects in the real world and the digital de-sign environment has become extremely valuable in a […]

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IMTS Show – Chicago, IL September 12-17, 2016

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Are you heading to IMTS? If so, be sure to check out CATI and MCAD Partners Stratasys and Creaform. Stratasys North Building, B Hall – Additive Manufacturing – Booth N-60 Visit the Stratasys booth to see the Infinite-Build 3D Demonstrator and Robotic Composite 3D Demonstrator up close. These new demonstrators are glimpse into the future to where the next generation of FDM technology has the potential to go. Learn how the next FDM platform will: Improve quality, cost and delivery […]

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Creaform VXmodel Software…A Series

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Last week was my first week back from Creaform training on the Go!SCAN 20 and HandySCAN 700 handheld scanners, along with VXelements for scanning acquisition and VXmodel for pre-processing scan data for reverse engineering and direct translation into SOLIDWORKS. I had no idea VXmodel was so powerful yet user-friendly. This, coming from a guy who has not touched CAD for quite some time! One of our first projects was to scan a figurine of a lion, save the top scan, […]

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