Quick Guide: Merging surfaces

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BuildIT Cylinder Seams

Why would you merge your surfaces?

Most CAD software programs, such as CATIA and SolidWorks, create cylinders and spheres as two halves of the respective entity.  This quick guide will help you to clean up your manager tree and simplify your inspections by re-creating complete cylinders, cones, planes and spheres by merging surfaces. Read More

How to clean your point cloud in 3 easy steps

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BuildIT Scan

With the popularization of laser scanning in industrial applications ranging from inspection to reverse engineering, it is important to understand how to properly clean a point cloud of noise, outliers and irrelevant points before any analysis or meshing can be performed.  Today we’ll take a look at a proper cloud-cleaning procedure done using BuildIT. Read More