3D Scanning

nebajoth nebajoth at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 18:50:25 EDT 2010


This is pretty interesting.  The potential of this step blows my mind.

On 07/22/2010 09:49 AM, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> Good news: the monster scan of the Ben's behind at 0.1 mm resolution
> finally completed. The application gave me a bit of a scare this
> morning, when it didn't respond once the scan was done, but it came
> to after about half an hour. Phew.
> 
> It's the third one in the top row at
> http://www.almesberger.net/misc/ben/scan/
> 
> Sharism are also sending me some unassembled case parts, which will
> be of great help for making the component-by-component scans. (It's
> virtually impossible to separate an assembled Ben into all the
> parts.)
> 
> I'm now doing a few scans of the Ben's bottom with the battery
> cover removed. This would be useful for making docking stations or
> test fixtures. Next in line will be a view from the top. By the
> time this is done, the case parts should have arrived, and I'll
> proceed with them.
> 
> Besides these systematic scans, there are also a few unsystematic
> ones I made to gather information for the counterweight and IDBG.
> The larger ones only go to X/Y resolutions of 500 um, but I made
> some detail scans of points of interest at 100 um.
> 
> - Werner
> 
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