SOL by Scan Dimension

3D printing workflow

Scan-to-print

Reproducing an object can be time-consuming, tedious, and error-prone. The SOL and SOL PRO 3D scanners and software allow you to create a replica of objects easily. Using your preferred printing software, easily scale your scans up or down to meet your needs.

 

Simple Steps Using SOL or SOL PRO

  1. Scan the object using the SOL or SOL PRO 3D scanner with the included Creator software
  2. Review your scan in the Viewer software
  3. Export in one of the supported formats: OBJ, STL, XYZ, DAE, and PLY files
  4. Import your 3D model into your slicer software (such as Slic3r, Simplify3D, and Cura) for evaluation and clean-up, if needed
  5. Resize or transform your scan as desired
  6. Print, save, or export to have someone else print it

 

See this workflow in action

Scan with SOL or SOL PRO 3D scanners and scale, model and 3D print using various third-party software.

YouTube: Scan-to-print using Cura

YouTube: Scan-to-print with Meshmixer & Cura

YouTube: Scan-to-print with Meshmixer & Simplify3D

 

    3D printing is a natural extension of 3D scanning within these applications

    Education

    Design

     

    Reviews

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