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Use of powder to scan shiny object (example)

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We had a SOL customer that had a decorative shoe, that they wanted to convert into a glass.

SOL Scanning


Pink Shoe


The glitter and the jewel were well captured, but the black and shiny high heel was not.



The SOL customer sprayed the heel using dry shampoo and scanned it again.



And with just one pass with the SOL 3D scanner set in far position this is how the high heel turned out.



The customer uploaded the shoe for sharing.

Here it is with texture.



And here it is without.

P3D High Heel


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