The Role of 3D Reverse Engineering in the Digital Manufacturing Workflow with Dillon Patel
Many 3D print designers love building from scratch. However, when a project comes across your desk that requires fit or creation with something that already exists, working your way back can offer some pretty great insights into the best 3D manufacturing process. In this episode, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard discuss the role of 3D reverse engineering in the digital manufacturing workflow with Dillon Patel, a mechanical R&D engineer working for HP in the 3D scanning and 3D printing fields. Dillon shares the importance of using reverse engineering and how they reverse engineer over at HP in the additive manufacturing process, touching on how they use 3D scanners and the tools they have that help with the accuracy of their digital manufacturing workflow. Commenting on intellectual property issues and offering advice on how to approach a product that needs to be perfectly matched to another part, Dillon provides insights into advances and helpful tools to utilize 3d reverse engineering in your design or digital manufacturing process. More About HP: Capture and Create with Z by HP, Inspiring you for your next creative breakthrough with the Z portfolio designed and built to improve the way you create. Discover the latest Z Book to help you with your latest creative project. Experience your design with HP Multi Jet Fusion technology and solutions reinvent design and manufacturing, unlocking the full potential of 3D printing and bringing down the barriers of 3D printing adoption across industries through materials innovation. For more details about Multi Jet Fusion technology click here.