reverse engineering

SMARTTECH Releases Latest Version of 3D Scanning Software

3D scanner manufacturer SMARTTECH has made an impact on a number of industries, including aerospace and automotive and even textiles. The company has been around since 2000, and has grown and matured alongside…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 24, 2017

We’re kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some 3D printing healthcare news, followed by a little business and then some unique 3D printed objects. A new collaborative Printing…

Shining 3D Partners with Geomagic to Release 3D Scanning Reverse Engineering Solution

Top Chinese 3D printing and digitizing company Shining 3D is well known for its wide range of technology – the company recently announced a software update, and introduced its handheld…

think3D Tapped by Provincial Indian Government to Open 3D Printing and Design Facility in Medical Device Park

India-based think3D, the largest desktop 3D printing platform in the country, has been around since 2014. Since it opened its doors, the organization, which is a subsidiary of Singapore-based think3D…

Siemens Completes First Successful Installation of 3D Printed Part in Nuclear Power Plant

It seems 3D printing is touching every single industry under the sun these days, including nuclear power plants. Regardless of how you feel about them, they do exist, and they…

German RepRap Reseller 3DZ Provides Italian Footwear Polytechnic School with X400 PRO V3 3D Printer

The German RepRap industrial-grade X400 3D printer has been used to develop all sorts of products, from a helicopter windshield wiper system to spare parts for lifting platforms, and even breast prostheses….

British Museum Finally Reveals 3D Printed Face of the 9,500-Year-Old Man Behind the Ancient Jericho Skull

One of the really cool applications of 3D printing is when it’s used in such a way as to shine a light into the dusty corners of history. It can be…

Researchers Win Swiss Technology Award for Work in 3D Printing and Reverse Engineering with Concrete

Reverse engineering is one of those methods that is fascinating to many because it means you have to think about a project—in reverse. Even if we have no idea how…

SAIT Polytechnic Design Team Reverse Engineers & 3D Prints Daft Punk Helmet in Teachable Moments Program

Luckily for 3D printing enthusiasts of late, the Daft Punk duo graduated from wearing trash bags on their heads quite some time ago. These French Grammy winning musicians have made…

RangeVision Smart 3D Scanners Take on Industrial Markets

The ever-expanding range of 3D scanners are a fast becoming a lynch pin of modern 3D technologies as they demonstrate the replication of any object and the efficiency of reverse-engineering…

Design Team at UT Austin 3D Prints a Reverse Engineered Cap Gun

Students studying mechanical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin are required to take a course called, not surprisingly, “Introduction to Mechanical Engineering.” As part of this course, the…

Norwegian Maker Learns 3D Modeling and Printing by Conducting a “Reverse 3D Printing Experiment”

When Carsten Arnholm decided to buy a 3D printer, he realized he was going to have to do some serious backtracking before he could use his new machine. So he…

Smart3D: Perceptron Releases Comprehensive, Portable 3D Laser Scanning System and Software

Reverse engineering is the complete inspection of a product as it is dissembled and examined part by part for learning purposes, reproduction, and more. The process can be used to…

How NeoMetrix Technologies is Reverse Engineering the World Via 3D Scanning

It’s part amazing, part scary, the ability for everyday people like you and me to turn physical objects into 3D computer models. Anyone with a 3D scanner, 3D printer, and a little…