Type of scans

 

Relief scan

A Relief scan, also called a bas relief, is like a height map. It consist of a number of points with height associated. Typically points in XY-plane with Z heights.

 

Cylindrical scan

A cylindrical scan is a 360 degree scan made on a rotary axis, typically a turning lathe. It’s like a Relief scan but just wrapped around a cylinder.


Turning lathe scan

 

3D Scan

A 3D scan is a number of Relief scan joined into one complete 3D object.

 


200 mm long statue of a horse with rider


2 meter long statue of a wolf by Claus Ønstoft


Restoration in sandstone