Creaform’s Go!Scan Spark Enables Users to Quickly Measure Complex Surfaces
Westec 2019: Creaform’s Go!Scan Spark is a professional-grade 3D scanner for additive manufacturing.
Creaform’s Go!Scan Spark is a professional-grade 3D scanner for additively manufactured parts. Offering speed and ease of use, the scanner is said to enable users to quickly measure complex surfaces and generate accurate results. Thanks to 3D modeling software integration, Go!Scan Spark is ideal for any scan-to-CAD or scan-to-3D printing workflows, the company says.
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