Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
European Structural and Investment Funds OP Integrated Infrastructure 2014 -2020
When engraving objects, the precision of the tool path is paramount as imprecise engraving can damage the objects. Usually, the engraving task is done on a known, flat surface by a CNC machine or laser. Therefore, our partners conducted a research project to investigate how to precisely create custom tool paths on an unknown curved surface.
The solution deploys a PhoXi 3D Scanner model L from Photoneo and the application was developed in Rhinoceros and Grasshopper.
The solution consists of the following steps:
The PhoXi 3D Scanner has been chosen for this application because of its high quality of point clouds, wide scanning range, ability to identify workpieces in the workplace accurately and precisely as well as its ease of use.
This solution is part of a research project but it can be further developed and used in other areas where it is necessary to approach each working object in a different way.