HOW TO ADD SCANNING PASSES TO AN EXISTING 3D MODEL?

Merging 3D Scans, Appending 3D Scans

SOL 3D Creator software allows you to append, or merge, multiple models into a single 3D model.

A scanning pass is a scanning done with the object placed in one orientation. For some purposes, one scanning pass of an object is fine.

However, most often you need to make more than one scanning pass to ensure a complete 3D model of your object.

 

Comparison of the same 3D model with 1 or 2 scanning passes

  • 1 scanning pass (top)
  • 2 scanning passes, but on two different days (bottom)
  • Normal mode
  • Near scanner position

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How does the software add scanning passes?

The scanning passes are automatically combined in SOL Creator.

The advanced software automatically aligns the multiple scanning passes into one model.

It also removes any unwanted artifacts from every single scanning pass, so the final model highly resembles the object that you chose to scan. And nothing else.

How to add scanning passes

1. Open SOL Creator

2. Access your existing model in the Collection via File > Collection or SOL > Collection

 

3. Open the model that you wish to add more scanning passes to

 

4. From here on it is a normal scanning procedure starting with calibration

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