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Why is 3D Scanning Valuable to the Modern Construction Industry?
3D Scanning offers unparalleled advantages in the context of construction and is quickly becoming a must-have for construction companies.
FREMONT, CA: The construction industry is today in a position to leverage advanced technologies and enhance operations. A particular technology that is making waves in the field of construction is 3D scanning. While 3D scanning has found wide-ranging applications across several sectors, some of its most impactful results have been in construction. 3D scanning works by using laser light to create accurate 3D representations of properties that contain detailed data regarding physical features. Some ways in which the construction industry can leverage 3D scanning are listed below.
• Record Keeping
Once construction of a building is started, the technique of 3D scanning can be used to create building models at every important stage of construction. The 3D renderings from laser scanning help construction companies to record every phase of construction with a high degree of precision. Later on, these 3D scans of buildings can be used for the purpose of building management throughout its lifetime.
• 3D Models for Depiction of Projects
While dealing with customers, both architects and realtors have to convey the designs, and the soultions for this is 3D scanned models. Previously, 2D plans and computer-generated front elevations were used for the purpose. However, 3D renderings offer better visualization and allow designs to be communicated more effectively.
• Surveys for Renovating Buildings
Renovations involve a lot of technical work related to surveying and designing. The most accurate way to measure and survey existing properties is through 3D scanning. The technique also helps surveyors detect minute errors in the original construction plans. Thus, 3D scanning is a crucial tool to map structures before renovating them.
Besides, 3D scanning is also the best way to evaluate structures to ensure they match with the originally conceived plans to rule out any discrepancies in the construction process. Every phase of construction benefits in some way or the other from 3D scanning.