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Digital databank and library

Sneak preview

Our new Octane ad airs this week, end July 2017, so here’s a quick glance for you ahead of time – nothing beats seeing it in the flesh though!
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New nose?

The owner of this plane is contemplating a nose job for it, so he flew it to our nearby airfield, where we 3D laser scanned it as a starting point.
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Digital databank turns up information on 20’s magneto

Helped a gentleman from Bulgaria with information on a 20’s magneto. Being used on a classic bike project. We constantly source motoring literature to add to our digital archive and constantly amaze people about what we have information on!
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Old Yeller II – 1959 Balchowsky Buick Special – 3D scanned

Old Yeller II custodian with creator. Ernie Nagamatsu with Max Balchowsky Being the custodian of a unique historic racing car and enjoying racing it presents the owner with a difficult question: if I crash it how will I get it re-created as it was before? This would include the inevitable idiosyncrasies that gives a classic automobile its’ character and uniqueness. Old Yeller II with Bob Bondurant 3D laser scan
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Octane magazine grants 3D Engineers their “Innovation of the Year” award for our Bugatti work

We were surprised and pleased for Octane to grant us their Innovation of the Year award for our work digitising the Bugatti Type 35. 3D Engineers award marked in blue Visit the 3D Engineers website
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Jaguar XJ13 Recreation

Two Jaguar XJ13 re-creations laser scanned. Jaguar XJ13 bathed in laser light Classic Jaguar XJ13 laser scanned The purpose behind scanning these vehicles was to create an historical record that could be utilised should either vehicle need restoring or repairing. Visit the 3D Engineers website  
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Bugatti Trust newsletter article on 3D Engineers

Having been the first firm in the World to completely reverse engineer an out of production vehicle being the Bugatti Type 35, 3D Engineers still keep in contact with the Bugatti Trust. An update on our work was published in their newsletter number 34 and is reprinted here with the kind permission of Hugh Conway. Visit the 3D Engineers website
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Further acquisitions to our automotive library

As part of our ongoing commitment to the 3D Engineers automotive library, the following has been added in the past few weeks: 1132 contemporary photographs of vehicles both road and race. Bugatti Trust DVD of Lord Raglan giving a talk about Bugattis.  DVD showing original footage of the 1924 Lyon race in which the Bugatti Type 35 first appeared. Colin Chapman – Lotus Engineering, Theories, Designs and Applicati
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