3D Scanning at The Advanced Output Center

The 3D Scanners at the AOC are available to currently enrolled students, faculty and staff at SAIC. All the scanners are portable and able to scan a range of object sizes. All users must attend a certification prior to user the scanners. [more]

 


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Please check in or call a lab monitor for resource use/reservation.

Resources are due back 30 minutes before closing.

Actual availability may differ from what is posted on this schedule, as reservations sometimes cancel and/or reserved users continue cutting into unreserved timeslots.


Get Certified  For 3D Scanners


Guides For Download 

3D Scanning Guide (PDF)
3D Model Repair Guide (PDF)
Geomagic Guide (PDF)


 

ARTEC EVA
LocationCheck out from AOC, 1232 Sullivan. Scanner can leave 12th floor.
AccessSelf-serve, open to currently enrolled students, active faculty and staff;
Users must be certified prior to use;
See Access section for details.
Min/Max Scan SizeSmallest is around 6"x6"x6", larger objects can be scanned with proper setup.
ResolutionFinest: 0.5mm (0.01 in) in Z
PricingNo fees for Normal use. See Fines section for details.
Hardware/Software RequirementsArtec Studio (available on supplied laptop). Standard AC power source.
MaterialNon-reflective, opaque materials are optimal. Scanner must have line of site to object features.
Applicable Fines$50 a day for late returns.
Cost of replacement or repair for loss or damage.

 

 

NEXTENGINE
LocationCheck out from AOC, 1232 Sullivan. Scanner can leave 12th floor.
AccessSelf-serve, open to currently enrolled students, active faculty and staff;
Users must be certified prior to use;
See Access section for details.
Min/Max Scan SizeSmallest is around 1"x1"x1", maximum: 13.5" x 10.1" (Diameter)
ResolutionFinest: 0.13mm (0.005")
PricingNo fees for Normal use. See Fines section for details.
Hardware/Software RequirementsScanStudio (available on supplied laptop);
Standard AC power source.
MaterialNon-reflective, opaque materials are optimal. Scanner must have line of site to object features.
Applicable Fines$50 a day for late returns.
Cost of replacement or repair for loss or damage.

 

 

HANDYSCAN
LocationCheck out from AOC, 1232 Sullivan. Scanner can leave 12th floor.
AccessSelf-serve, open to currently enrolled students, active faculty and staff;
Users must be certified prior to use;
See Access section for details.
Min/Max Scan SizeSmallest is around 5"x5"x5", larger objects can be scanned with proper setup.
ResolutionFinest: 0.1mm (0.004 in) in Z
PricingNo fees for Normal use. Positioning targets are 10 dots for $1.00. See Fines section for details.
Hardware/Software RequirementsVX Scan (available on supplied laptop);
Standard AC power source.
MaterialNon-reflective, opaque materials are optimal. Scanner must have line of site to object features.
Applicable Fines$50 a day for late returns.
Cost of replacement or repair for loss or damage.

 

 

FARO FOCUS3D
LocationCheck out from AOC, 1232 Sullivan. Scanner can leave 12th floor.
AccessSelf-serve, open to currently enrolled students, active faculty and staff;
Users must be certified prior to use;
See Access section for details.
Max Range330 meter maximum scan range.
Accuracy2mm
PricingNo fees for Normal use. See Fines section for details.
Hardware/Software RequirementsSCENE software for post processing.
Other optional hardware available at checkout.
MaterialNon-reflective, opaque materials are optimal. Scanner must have line of site to object features.
Applicable Fines$50 a day for late returns.
Cost of replacement or repair for loss or damage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions? Email advancedoutput@saic.edu