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3D Scanning Services

Our 3d scanner collects data on the shape and appearance of objects, which is used to construct digital 3D models. Fathom provides customers with high-end reverse engineering and precision 3D scanning services for high precision components.

Fathom utilizes the latest technology and software coupled with years of industry expertise to generate optimal outputs for 3D scanning projects of our customers. Fathom provides customers with high-end precision 3D scanning services for both consumer and industrial applications.

With years of experience reverse engineering parts and prototypes for plastic injection molds, medical parts, dental products and much more, our comprehensive engineering solutions can rapidly decrease the time to market for your ideas.

3D Scanners are devices that analyze a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and appearance, data that can then be used to construct digital 3D models useful for a wide variety of applications. The purpose of the 3d scanner is to create a point cloud of geometric samples on the surface of the subject, which are used to reconstruct the shape of the subject.

The LMI Technologies HDI Advance 3D Scanner at Fathom uses a pair of machine vision cameras for capturing high resolution and accurate 3D scans using white light technology. The 3D scanner captures a single scan at up to 45μm (0.0018″) accuracy and generates up to 2.6 million points (5.2 million polygons) per scan.

Part Sizes
Small 1 inch parts up to 24 inches cubed
Resolution
Average Points: 2.6 million per scan
Average Polygons: 5.2 million per scan
Point to Point Distance
200mm diagonal field of view: 0.075mm
400mm diagonal field of view: 0.165mm
600mm diagonal field of view: 0.250mm
Accuracy
200mm diagonal field of view: 45μm (0.0018″)
400mm diagonal field of view: 75μm (0.0030″)
600mm diagonal field of view: 105μm (0.0041

 

If you have a part or object you would like 3d scanned, please give us the opportunity to quote your next project. After scanning we will send you a STEP, IGES, or native SOLIDWORKS file that can be used to replicate the object via 3d printing.

Comprehensive Capabilities for Rapid Manufacturing

At Fathom we offer a unique advantage of speed and agility-our experts help companies go from concept to prototype to manufacturing in ways not previously possible. 

3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
90+ Machines  
SLS / / Two-day  SLA / / Next-day 
FDM / / Next-day DMLS / / Three-day 
PolyJet / / Same-day MJF / / Two-day
Injection Molding

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Prototype Tool / / As soon as 10 days

10K Parts / / 10 days

Production Tool / / As soon as 3 weeks

CNC Machining

3 & 5 Axis Milling & Turning
(Plastics, Composites and Metals)

Tolerance Accuracy Range
from +/-0.001″ to 0.005″

Urethane Casting

Injection Molding Adjacent
without High Costs of Metal Tools

Most Commonly Used for High-Volume
Prototyping & Bridge to Production

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Fathom is driven by advanced technologies and methods that enhance and accelerate today’s product development and production processes.

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