3D Scanning

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 19:58:04 EDT 2010


Werner.

so the goal of your Nanonote counterweight
project is to turn air into lead. <g>

I like it.
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Ron K. Jeffries









On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 16:53, Werner Almesberger <werner at openmoko.org> wrote:
> nebajoth wrote:
>> This is pretty interesting.  The potential of this step blows my mind.
>
> It's indeed quite nice. I'm now using some of the data to design a
> counterweight. There are some things that are difficult to estimate
> without a full 3D model, e.g., the vertical separation between
> different parts, and non-local differences (which are affected by
> the device being scanned not being perfectly aligned with the
> coordinate system.)
>
> Also, the 0.5 mm X/Y resolution is just at the edge of being usable,
> and I have to allow for wide tolerance because of it. 0.1 mm scans
> are definitely a must for precise work.
>
> In any case, it certainly beats the usual caliper-assisted
> guesswork :-)
>
> Now, if I could just get HeeksCAD to run, so that I don't have to
> generate those toolpaths myself ...
>
> - Werner
>
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