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3d scanning of glass

3d scanning of glass

3d scanning of glass

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Are there any scanners that can take noncontact measurements of glass parts like windows without coating them to make them opaque?

RE: 3d scanning of glass

Sure. Ultrasonics, infrared, perhaps even a capacative pickup.

Cheers

Greg Locock

RE: 3d scanning of glass

(OP)
thanks Greg
    I was thinking that ultrasonic would work but I couldn't find a scanner vendor. Do you know of one?

Henry Sommer

RE: 3d scanning of glass

No, I don't. Hmm, how about an infrared laser at an angle to the glass. It would bounce off at an equal angle, and a set of receptors could tell you whether it was high or low compared with the ideal position?

Cheers

Greg Locock

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