InspecVision Opti-Scan 3D - Accurately Measure Surfaces and Edges in 3D

InspecVision offers the world’s first 3D inspection system that can measure surfaces and edges in 3D.

Opti-Scan 3D uses a high speed, high resolution industrial camera and an LED DLP projector to scan the surfaces of an object. Perfect for folded,  formed, stamped, pressed sheet metal due to its edge detection technology.

How Does it Work?

 Patterns of light are beamed from the projector onto the part, these patterns are recorded by the camera and used to create surface measurements.

The Opti-Scan 3D outputs the point cloud data into a number of different file types which can be used in virtually any 3D inspection or reverse engineering software package.


Opti-Scan 3D comes in three machine sizes depending on your part sizes. View all options on the InspecVision website.  Measure parts up to 1000mm x 625mm. Accuracy of the surface measurements is approximately 100µm and 25µm for edge measurements depending on the model.

Opti-Scan 3D can be used as a stand alone system or added to Planar systems for a complete 2D and 3D measurement system.

New options are available for 2021. Please download this guide to read more.

3D Edges

A back-light table can be used to capture the silhouette of the part. This silhouette image is then converted into 3D edge measurements using the patented Planar Edge 3DTM technology.

3D edges are essential when measuring sheet metal parts. Critical features such as hole size and position are defined by the part’s edges.
Competing 3D scanners can acquire measurements of surfaces but are notoriously bad at acquiring measurements of edges.
The Opti-Scan is the only system in the world which can accurately measure surfaces and edges in 3D.

Single Click Inspection

InspecVision achieve high levels of automation by adding a rotational table and tilting mechanism. This arrangement has been carefully chosen to create a viewing hemisphere which allows scans to be acquired from all visible surfaces of the component. The rotational table has a ring of reference markers which locate the table relative to the scanner. This removes the need for high precision, expensive, delicate, moving parts which would need to be recalibrated and maintained. The result is an unprecedented level of accuracy and automation. The system can inspect most 3D parts by simply placing the part on the table and scanning a bar code, or clicking a button.

Mobile Large Volume Scanning

The Opti-Scan can also be used as a portable 3D scanner by placing the scanning head on a tripod. Large objects can be measured by attaching repositioning markers to the surface of the part or to a measuring bench or area. These markers are then used to automatically stitch the scans together. In this configuration almost any size of object can be measured.

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