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Direct Dimensions: 3D Laser Scanning for Digital Modeling and Documentation

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Direct Dimensions: 3D Laser Scanning for Digital Modeling and Documentation

  1. 1. 3D Laser ScanningFor Digital Modeling & Documentation
  2. 2. Company ProfileDirect Dimensions is dedicated to tackling the most difficultchallenges with the most advanced 3D technologiesavailable. Direct Dimensions’ staff has the tools andexperience to provide optimal solutions for any scale, frommicrons to meters.
  3. 3. HistoryDirect Dimensions was founded in 1995 to provide 3Dsolutions to the aerospace industry. Since then, we haveexpanded to 25 employees and have completed over 5000projects for automotive, industrial, medical, preservation,consumer product, and architecture clients.
  4. 4. StaffDirect Dimensions scanning technicians have worked inevery environment from jungle to city center to boiler-roombasements using a variety of scanning and digitizingplatforms.
  5. 5. ServicesDirect Dimensions provides a wide variety of services: • Laser Scanning • Digitizing • Reverse Engineering • Digital Modeling • Inspection/Analysis • Replication • Visualization/Animation • Product Representation • Training and Support
  6. 6. Art/Sculpture Industries Mechanical Design Automotive Aerospace Consumer Products Film Medical Archaeology Building/Facilities
  7. 7. Client ListDirect Dimensions has a long list of satisfied customers, including:
  8. 8. The Scanning ProcessLaser Scanner Target Laser Return Flight Laser Outbound To Target “Time of Flight” accurately determines targets position in 3D Space
  9. 9. ProductsDirect Dimensions is also a re-seller of a range of 3D solutions: Scanners/Digitizers
  10. 10. Products Choosing a Laser Scanner Close-up Artistic detail, Arch detail, Rooms, Buildings, Feature Detail Bas relief sculpture Large sculpture Landscapes Size 0-6 in 5-50 cm 25 cm – 2 m 2m+ 10 m + long-range spherical laserTime/Area (relative) scanner mid-range spherical laser scanner Increasing speed wide laser line scanner laser line scanner = relative volume measurementtt structured light 0.008 0.016 .025 0.04 0.08 0.25 .5 1 Increasing point spacing Resolution (inches)
  11. 11. Digitizers Portable Arm Probes• Range = 0 to 2 meters• Accuracy = +/- .024 mm• Ideal Applications • Automotive Parts • Aerospace Parts • Power Generation • “Geometric” Shapes
  12. 12. Laser Scanners Portable Arm Scanners• Range = 0 to 2 meters• Accuracy = +/- .035 mm• Ideal Applications • Dimensional Analysis • Cad-based Inspection • Alignment • “Organic” Surfaces • Reverse Engineering
  13. 13. Laser Scanners CMM Coordinate Measure Machine• Range = 0 to ? meters• Accuracy = +/- .02 mm• Ideal Applications • Dimensional Analysis • Cad-based Inspection • Alignment • Reverse Engineering * Must fit in the machine
  14. 14. 3D Scanner Structured Light• Range = .6 to 2 meters• Accuracy = as low as .005 mm• Ideal Applications • Small area inspection • Miniature sculpture • Intricate parts
  15. 15. Laser Scanner Patch Scanners• Range = .5 to 5 meters• Accuracy = as low as .04 mm• Ideal Applications • Sculpture • Face/Body • Vehicle parts
  16. 16. Hemispherical Scanners Phase-Based• Range = .5 to 120 meters• Accuracy = as low as 1 mm• Ideal Applications • Buildings • Vehicles • Large Sculpture • Bridges • “Overall” scans
  17. 17. ProductsDirect Dimensions is also a re-seller of a range of 3D software
  18. 18. Laser Scanning Benefits
  19. 19. Laser Scanning Benefits Speed multiple personnel Hand Tape 100s of points per day 1 or 2 personnel TotalStation 500+ points per day 1 or more personnel GPS 1000+ points per day Laser 1 personnelScanning 100,000+ points per second
  20. 20. Laser Scanning Benefits Speed
  21. 21. Laser Scanning Benefits AccuracyAnywhere from 5 microns (1/20 the thickness of an average sheet of paper) to 1 cm (for large volume scanning).
  22. 22. Laser Scanning Benefits SafetyLaser scanners can be operated remotely, allowing personnel to remain safely on the ground.
  23. 23. Laser Scanning Benefits Safety Laser scanning is a non-contact measurement system.Features can be recorded without disturbing fragile material.
  24. 24. Laser Scanning Benefits On site access
  25. 25. Building Scanning• Architectural • Mechanical • Historical • Civil
  26. 26. Existing Conditions 2D
  27. 27. Existing Conditions 2D
  28. 28. Existing Conditions 2D
  29. 29. Existing Conditions 3D New VA Medical Center; Phase 4 Las Vegas, NV; January 2009 Client: Clark ConstructionScope of Work:• Direct Dimensions Inc. (DDI) digitally scanned nine rooms of the newly constructed VA Medical Center located in Las Vegas, NV.• Two DDI technicians, 4 days on site• DDI utilized the acquired scan data to create as-built surface models suitable for importation into client’s Navisworks software.• Scan data accuracies of +/- 0.25” were achieved for this project• Enhanced accuracy capabilities of +/- 0.020” are now possible
  30. 30. Existing Conditions 3D
  31. 31. Existing Conditions 3D
  32. 32. Existing Conditions Revit Holzapfel Hall University of Maryland College Park, MDScope of Work:• Direct Dimensions Inc. (DDI) digitally scanned the complete interior and exterior of Holzapfel Hall. • 100 + rooms • 334 scans• Two DDI technicians, 3 days on site• Work completed while building fully furnished and operational• All deliverables as “Native” Revit
  33. 33. Existing Conditions Revit - 2D Level 1 Level 2 Level 3West Section South Elevation (shaded)
  34. 34. Existing Conditions Revit - 3D Points andPoint Cloud Extracted CADShaded CAD Rendered
  35. 35. Architectural Renovation
  36. 36. Architectural Renovation
  37. 37. Historic Applications Construction History Tudor Place, Georgetown
  38. 38. Historic Applications Construction History Nail Location Panel Location
  39. 39. Historic Preservation
  40. 40. Historic Preservation
  41. 41. Historic PreservationDigital image 3D model Ortho-rectified image
  42. 42. Historic Preservation
  43. 43. Historic Preservation
  44. 44. Historic Preservation
  45. 45. Historic Applications Feature Replication Monumental Church Richmond, VA
  46. 46. Historic Applications Feature Replication
  47. 47. Historic Applications Feature Replication
  48. 48. Historic Applications Feature Replication
  49. 49. MEPMechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing
  50. 50. MEPExisting System
  51. 51. MEPSystem Addition
  52. 52. MEPSystem Addition
  53. 53. MEPSystem Addition - Revit
  54. 54. Civil Applications Infrastructure
  55. 55. Civil Applications Infrastructure
  56. 56. Civil Applications Landscape Valley Forge
  57. 57. Civil Applications Site Layout
  58. 58. Other Industries
  59. 59. Aerostructure
  60. 60. Aerostructure
  61. 61. Automotive
  62. 62. Mechanical Design
  63. 63. Consumer Products
  64. 64. Sculpture
  65. 65. Body Scanning
  66. 66. Body Scanning
  67. 67. Film
  68. 68. Medical
  69. 69. Archaeology 3.72mm
  70. 70. Museum
  71. 71. Contactwww.directdimensions.com info@dirdim.com Baltimore, Maryland, USA 1-410-998-0880

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