HandyScan 3D Scanner

The HandySCAN 3D handheld scanners of new generation have been optimized to meet the needs of product development and engineering professionals on the lookout for the most effective and reliableway to acquire 3D measurements of physical objects.

Creaform’s flagship metrology-grade scanners underwent a complete re-engineering, building on its core assets. They are now more portable and faster at delivering accurate and high resolution 3D scans compared to the previous generation, while remaining overly simple to use. 



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Requirements & Specifications 

• Competitive product analysis

• Measurement of product environment

• Measurement of existing parts

Concept Design

• Clay model measurement/Reverse engineering

• Models and mock-ups measurement

• Styling and aesthetics

Concept Prototyping 

• Integration of prototype modifications into CAD file

• Form study, proof-of-concept prototypes

• Ergonomy prototypes

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CAD Design

• 3D scan-to-CAD

• Reverse engineering (extracting design-intent)

• Packaging design


• Rapid prototyping/​manufacturing

• Integration of prototype modifications into CAD file

• Prototype inspection

Testing, Simulation & Analysis

• Finite element analysis (FEA)

• Interference analysis

• Deformation, geometry analysis

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Tooling Design

• Reverse engineering of dies, molds, fixtures, jigs etc.

• Update of CAD file to reflect tooling measurements

• Tooling validation/Inspection


• Virtual assembly

• Tool/Robot path programming

• Part assessment before machining

Quality Control

• First article inspection (FEA)

• Part-to-CAD inspection

• Supplier quality inspection

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• As-built documentation of parts/Tooling

• Marketing presentations, 3D training systems, gaming

• Digital archiving

Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul

• Wear and tear analysis

• Custom repairs/​Modification

• As-built documentation of parts/Tooling


• Replacement/Restoration parts development

• Planning of complex assemblies disassembly/​Dismantling

• Deformation, geometry analysis

Other Applications

• Arts and architecture: Artists, sculptors and architects can scan art objects or elements of an architectural design. They then digitally make design changes and then reprint them.

• Education and research: Professors use 3D scanners and 3D printers to better teach students in industrial design, mechanical design, engineering, and a variety of other fields. Researchers can leverage 3D scanning and printing to analyze physical objects. More Info >>

• Heritage preservation: Archaeologists and researchers scan rare objects and artefacts for archiving and research - and print 3D models for exhibits.

• Healthcare: The medical field uses 3D scanners to scan the human body for research. Companies also use scan data to develop better adapted equipment for the human body. 

• Multimedia: 3D computer artists - whether for video games or other military, training, scientific or education purposes - use 3D scanning to produce highly realistic simulations.

These are just some of the ways organizations are using 3D scanning and 3D printing today.

With such infinite possibilities, only time will tell what other amazing applications will arise!

New Features

• Fastest 3D scanner on the market: 25 times faster than the previous generation.

• Highest measurement rate among all laser scanners: 480,000 measures/s.

• Automatic mesh output: ready-to-use files, right as you complete acquisition.

• Quick workflow integration: usable scan files can be imported into RE/CAD software without post-processing.

Technical Specifications

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