Ron Jamieson wrote:
> Hi, 7/6/96
> All this talk of reverse engineering has coincided with an urgent job
> I have.Does anyone have any experience in laser scanning objects such as wings
> with an aspect ratio of 1 * 1.5 metres? My concern is with the
> vertical stifferners which are 25mm wide and 50mm deep and similar
> angular lumps sticking out of the fuselage. Is laser
> scanning the best solution to reverse engineer such an object? also
> what formats can I get the data in? and finally who has the capacity
> for an object of this size?
> Thanks in advance!
> Bruce Building
> Newcastle University
> Newcastle NE1 7RU
> phone 0191-2225847
> fax 0191-2225833
> email Ron.Jamieson@ncl.ac.uk
The 3D laser digitizing system, Surveyor 5000, from Laser Design Inc.
could do your job. The system has a work envelope capacity of 1.52m by
2.4m by 1.2m and load capacity of 4545 kg. The output formats include
IGES 106, IGES 126, .IBL (Pro/E), .OBJ, .STL, ASCII, G-Code, and HPGL.
LDI's address and contacts:
Laser Design Inc.
9401 James Ave. South, Suite 1
Minneapolis, MN 55431
Wish you get what you needed there.
Garrison Zong, Ph.D.
3i Industrial, Inc.
Houston, TX 77082
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