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CNC part production
Beaulieu Motor Museum part reverse engineered

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

This week we’ve been at Beaulieu reverse engineering some essential engine parts. We just love this museum, both as official visitors and when on a ‘busman’s holiday’ with the family. Go and see this place ASAP if you haven’t already! Details here.
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International Historic Motoring Awards: Thursday 20th November 2014

Dorset, 21.11.2014 3D Engineers International Award Finalist   At a lavish award ceremony in London last night, 20.11.2014, Dorset company 3D Engineers was delighted to be recognised by the International Historic Motoring Awards (IHMA) with its shortlisting for finalist in the Specialist of the Year Award for its niche abilities using leading emerging technology in vehicle preservation, creation and documentatio
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Lorraine-Dietrich radius arm – in a day!

Lorraine-Dietrich radius arm created in six hours in 3D CAD from plans and made within the day.
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The Wimbledon Poodle with 3D Engineers help

We helped create, then orientate, size, revise and produce CNC cutting files for the tennis ball body parts of the poodle, which were then made and displayed during Wimbledon. Loved this job!
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Bentley MKVI wing buck created

Bentley Mark VI 4.5 litre advert from 1949 We don’t just create whole vehicle bucks. Bentley Mark VI hammer form and section combination buck The hammer form and egg crate combo buck below was created as a stand alone item to help create Bentley MKVI wings. Yes..we know it is a Rolls-Royce….but the view down the bonnet is similar and we love this atmospheric picture Visit the 3D Engineers website
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Classic car hammer form bucks and body formers

Station or egg crate style bucks are superb for creating a body shape, but sometimes you need something more and this is where hammer form bucks are useful. As the name suggests, the metal is formed on the buck, whereas with egg crate style bucks the metal is offered up to it to verify shape, but formed off buck.   Jaguar E-Type hammer form and section buck Jaguar E-Type hard top hammer form and egg crate body f
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Scanning to help work out the internal thread of a racing car wheel nut

The problem: Working out the thread on a racing car wheel nut. A good example of why we use a number of scanners. The object defeated the first two we used and then we had success. The data was then exported to Geomagic and using our skill in this area we obtained all the data necessary to solve the problem. Thread calculation Working out pitch and threads per inch Working out major and minor thread diameters Visit t
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Aston Martin buck being created in three dimensions.

Beautiful workmanship by all involved. Aston Martin buck being cut in 3D Visit the 3D Engineers website
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Grill for a classic boat

On the face of it a reasonably straightforward task. Design a cheese cutter style grill for a classic boat and output the profiles for CNC cutting. However, this was a difficult contract with scanning requiring precise orientation of the subject to ensure it fitted into the boat correctly (profiles horizontal and vertical), asymmetric subject matter, patterning requiring advanced techniques, hundreds of joints that n
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Practical Classics magazine features 3D Engineers work

Practical Classics magazine Visit the 3D Engineers website
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