Reverse Engineering Legacy Parts for 1938 Talbot Lago

By Somerset Bassett The 1938 Talbot Lago bevel gear we were asked to reverse engineer required a CAD file to create new parts.  These parts wear over time and the originals have not been supported since Lago was sold in 1958.  We began by scanning the object with an aerospace grade Breuckmann optical scanner which [...]

Founder and CEO, Lisa Federici, Chosen as One of the Most Influential Women in 3D Printing Industry!

SAN RAFAEL, California – March 6, 2017 In honor of 2017 International Women's Day, Scansite3D is extremely proud to announce that founder and CEO, Lisa Federici, has been chosen as one of the most influential women in the 3D printing industry! This honor is meant to highlight and celebrate some of [...]

Scansite3D Creates New American and National League Batting Champion Awards for Major League Baseball

2016 All Star Game - San Diego, CA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2016 San Rafael, CA Scansite3D presented their contribution to Major League Baseball with the unveiling of two new trophies that were presented during pregame festivities at the 87th All-Star Game played at Petco Park in San [...]

Did your project get outsourced?

The Problem with Overseas CAD Work. By Somerset Bassett Increasingly, one of the problems with globalization is that vital intellectual property information is traveling over great distances with minimal oversight. And many companies do not feel obligated or inclined to share where your data is being sent or stored. [...]

3D Scanning Daniel Chester French’s “Black Angel”

Watch the video:  http://www.ketv.com/news/council-bluffs-neighborhood-association-pay-9000-for-3d-scan-of-black-angel/39675186 COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - June 1, 2016  - The "Black Angel," is a nationally known monument that pays tribute to Ruth Anne Dodge, Gen. Grenville Dodge's wife. The sculptor who made it is the same man who crafted the "Seated Lincoln" statue the Lincoln Memorial [...]

Saving Tullio Lombardo’s “Adam” / Metropolitan Museum of Art

Saving Adam: Scansite3D helps restore Tullio Lombardo’s Adam Sculpture at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art San Rafael, California – October 26, 2015 – Scansite3D (www.scansite.com), the leading innovator in museum quality 3D scanning and virtual reconstructions announced today its role in the restoration of Tullio Lombardo’s Adam, the [...]

The Importance of High Quality 3D Scan Data – Ours versus Theirs – Episode #1

When commissioning 3D scanning services, its crucial to know what the "downstream" application will be.  Will the 3D data be used for reverse engineering?  3D printing?  CNC milling?  Visualization?  FEA or CFD?  While some downstream applications are more forgiving than others, one thing is clear:  Getting the best high quality [...]

3D Scanning a Salt Flat Racer for Speed Performance Adjustments during Speed Week

Project: 3D scanning an LSR Streamliner to make performance improvements before Speed Week at Bonneville. Challenge: In order to investigate potential modifications, HELIMEC needed to scan the vehicle onsite so that a computer model could be created for CFD analysis. Solution: With Scansite 3D’s extensive experience, HELIMEC received [...]

Scansite3D Hires 3D Metrology CAD Talent from Rolls Royce

Big Contract Wins Spur Growth for 3D Scanning, Inspection and Reverse Engineering Leader SAN RAFAEL, California – July 15, 2015 – Scansite3D, the leading provider of 3D scanning, inspection and reverse engineering, has hired Ilias Schulz to join its team as 3D Metrology CAD Engineer. The addition will support Scansite [...]

Scansite3D Provides 3D Scanning and 3D inspection and analysis of Rodin’s Hands for Stanford University

Stanford University Medical Center Uses 3D Sculptures to Demonstrate and Train Clinical Anatomy and Surgical Students SAN RAFAEL, California – June 25, 2015 – Scansite3D, the leading provider of 3D scanning, 3D inspection and analysis and reverse engineering, has posted a case study highlighting its innovative work with Stanford University. [...]

Scansite Provides 3D Scans of Rodin’s Hands for Stanford’s Division of Clinical Anatomy

For an accurate representation of these detailed sculptures, with their many nooks and crevices, Stanford University needed a scanning provider that could deliver extremely high quality 3D scans. Using Three Dimensional Sculptures to Demonstrate and Train Clinical Anatomy and Surgical Students at Stanford University Medical Center, Scansite Provides 3D Scans [...]

High Tech Scans Reveal Rodin’s Hands – watch the video

Stanford asks for Scansite3D’s help to reveal medical hand conditions perceived in Auguste Rodin hand sculptures.

3D Scanning Restores and Replaces Crumbling Courthouse Sculpture

Scansite 3D used 3D scanning and custom editing techniques to provide crucial steps in restoring a historic Santa Barbara fountain. The Spirit of the Ocean, Santa Barbara’s iconic and seemingly robust fountain, has been crumbling for decades and is on the verge of collapse. The chosen remedy, after years of [...]

Scansite 3D Wins Marble Institute of America’s Highest Honor

Museum & Cultural Heritage Santa Barbara County Courthouse Scansite garners award for their work on the Spirit of the Ocean fountain that stands outside historic Santa Barbara Courthouse. Grand Pinnacle Awards Brochure

Scansite 3D Creates Digital Duplicate of Michelangelo’s Cupid

News Item: Michelangelo’s long lost Cupid The Metropolitan Museum of Art Recruits Scansite 3D to Digitize Michelangelo’s Long Lost Cupid Discovered at the French Embassy. New York, Metropolitan Museum – The cultural services of the French Embassy in the United States are located on 5th Avenue, not far [...]

Scansite 3D & AP Proto Team Up to Create 3D Laser Scanning of Sculpture for Notre Dame

Artist Robert Graham recruits Scansite 3D and AP Proto to help him create a new bronze sculpture for the Basilica at Notre Dame University. Selective Laser Sintering Used to Create Bronze Sculpture for Basilica at Notre Dame University Scansite 3D & AP Proto Team Up to Create 3D Laser [...]

Robert Graham: The Great Bronze Doors for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

This insightful book provides an insider's glimpse into how Scansite 3D helped sculptor Robert Graham create the Vatican's most ambitious building project since the Renaissance. Spanning over a 2 year period, Scansite 3D used high end 3D laser scanner on tiny, one inch, hand sculpted tiles to produce meticulous 3D [...]

FDR, A Memorial for All of Us

Scansite creates 3D digital files of the new FDR sculpture and bas relief panels for the Memorial in Washington, D.C. Memorial for All of Us'; Statue of FDR In Wheelchair Added to Tribute The Washington Post - Washington, D.C. Author: David Montgomery Jan 11, 2001 FDR A bronze [...]