What Is Reverse Engineering?

Reverse Engineering is the process of duplicating an existing physical part, component or subassembly without the aid of drawings, documentation, computer model or 3D CAD drawing.

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When And Why Is Reverse Engineering Needed

1. The manufacturer no longer produces the part or product.
2. Inadequate or no documentation of the part or product design.
3. The manufacturer no longer exists, but a customer needs the part.
4. The part design documentation has been lost or never existed.
5. The part features need to be improved due to wear or breakage.
6. To strengthen the good features of a product based on long-term usage of the product.
7. To explore new avenues to improve product performance and features.
8. To gain competitive benchmarking methods to understand competitor’s products and develop better products.
9. The original CAD model is not adequate to support modifications or current manufacturing methods.
10. The original supplier is unable or unwilling to provide additional parts.
11. The original equipment manufacturers are either unwilling or unable to supply replacement parts, or demand inflated costs for sole-source parts.
12. To update obsolete materials or antiquated manufacturing processes with more current, less-expensive technologies.

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How Is A Part Reversed Engineered?

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Reverse engineered – part is analyzed and converted into segments

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Part is created

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Part is scanned

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Part is imported into 3D CAD Software – can be converted into 3D Cad file for 3d Printing

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Tools We Use

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