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Lecture on 3D-scanning and spare parts

Sustainable Design Center Presentation: 3D-Scanning for 3D Printing 09:32
At an event at the Sustainable Design Center in Berlin, Swann Rack of Holocreators gave a short talk in November 2017. It was about the different 3D scanning techniques and how to use them in combination with 3D printing for reverse engineering.
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The “Sustainable Design Center” and the Federal Office for the Environment were interested in showing the audience how to repair damaged household appliances using 3D scanning and 3D printing, instead of throwing them away.

Swann Rack giving a talk on 3D scanning at the Sustainable Desing Center
Swann Rack / Holocreators Swann Rack gave a lecture at the Sustainable Design Center in Berlin

For example, a small gear breaks in a kitchen appliance. How do you 3D-scan and 3D-print the gear to repair the kitchen appliance?

During his presentation, Swann Rack also talked about the professional 3D metrology equipment Holocreators uses to 3D-scan parts. This includes photogrammetry, structured-light scanning, laser scanning and computed tomography.

Do you need help with your reverse engineering project?

Holocreators offers professional 3D-scanning and reverse engineering services. We would love to help you with your project, so feel free to get in touch. Give us a call at +49 40 481133 or send an email

Swann has been enthusiastic about everything 3D for many years. His roots lie in analog holography, which brought him to digital 3D-modeling in 2011.

The rapid progress of various 3D-scanning techniques fascinated himso much thathe founded Holocreators together with his brother Miro Rack in 2015.

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