Reverse Engineering

We offer the most comprehensive and customized software choices for reverse engineering applications in the mechanical engineering and inspection marketplace. If you have a need for increased efficiency, our software allows you to reverse engineer parts that are too old and never had 3D CAD drawings. In addition, our reverse engineering software lets you make revisions for molds, models or parts consisting of complex surfaces.

What is Reverse Engineering?

Maintenance, Repair, & Overhaul (MRO)

MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) requires best in class solutions to maintain a competitive edge.

Streamlining work applications is a necessity to maintain efficiencies in the manufacturing, repair and production cycle. Implementing the new Reverse Engineering ReSpect™ product can save hours and days during inspection and measurement tasks. Reverse Engineering ReSpect, the new SolidWorks direct plug-in, speeds tasks while inspecting and measuring directly within the SolidWorks platform.

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  • HighRES - Use your PCMM and probe direct in your CAD saving hours and days during the digitizing process.
  • HIPP -  Optimize pre-existing point clouds and work with your digital data as parametric models direct in CAD.
  • ReSpect - Inspect and measure your scanned parts from within the SolidWorks platform.
 
What are the hardware and software specs required to implement a reverse engineering bundle at my facility?

Hardware specs:

  • Determine what size portable CMM you need to reach around the surface geometry of your physical mold, model or part.  Size of digitizers may have limitations, although this can usually be dealt with by using the leap frog feature which can be purchased as part of the reverse engineering software plug-in.
  • Determine what accuracy tolerance is required when reverse engineering your physical mold, model or part.
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