nTop Live: Reverse Engineering 3D Scanned Industrial Parts

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3D CAD files of legacy industrial components are often not available — or never existed. 3D scanning is a convenient way to digitize such physical objects. However, manipulating the scanned geometry can be time-consuming using traditional design tools.

In this nTop Live, Alejandro Carcel Lopez, Application Engineer at nTopology, shows you how to streamline the post-processing of 3D scanned geometry using nTop Platform. He gives tips on how to modify the legacy design for lightweighting and automatically generate manufacturing tooling.

Watch and learn how to:

  • Lightweight 3D scanned legacy geometry using shelling and latticing operations
  • Automate the design of packaging or mold tooling for manufacturing
  • Export your designs in a file format used for traditional CAD systems

This nTop Live is the first in a series on Reverse Engineering applications.

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Recreate the steps that Alejandro followed in this nTop Training. To download all the necessary files for this training, please see this link.