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Benefits of Using 3D Laser Scanning Services

The method of 3D laser scanning is the most advanced and highly updated of all land surveying techniques. 3D laser scanning is a type of high definition survey method that provides faster and more accurate results compared to traditional surveying methods. Hence, more builders, constructors, project developers, and architects are now relying on 3D laser scanning services to accurately survey structures that have already been developed or constructed but need to be further examined for demolition, remodeling, renovation, and for other reasons.

High definition scanning with 3D lasers utilizes an updated system to scan accurately and quickly. The system is versatile and uses high-end software that displays the 3D images and panoramic views, measurements, and markups for an easier view. High definition 3D scanning surveys take 360 by 320-degree photo realistic panoramic scans, too. This way, the survey can provide more precise and exclusive 3D images to surveyors.

Three-dimensional laser scanning surveys can be used for applications like creating or updating up to date as-built documentation, damage and condition assessment, 3D semi-automated modeling, and data exchange with various CAD platforms. Likewise, high definition 3D laser scanning is useful for interference or clash checking, creating 2D plans, deformation analysis, and acquiring tank or vessel volumetric information. The survey offers complete 3D CAD models quickly and precisely from point clouds.

Projects that are still in their developmental phase can be analyzed with 3D high definition laser scanning services. The technology can provide data for proper project planning, upgrades, initiating phase, and for the conclusion phase. 3D laser scanning applies to various industries and business needs, too, including residential areas and various commercial construction projects. The method can contribute to making the construction process easier and seamless.

A 3D laser scanner is more versatile across various jobs and applications. This way, land surveying professionals can easily conduct topographic surveys, mapping, and boundary surveys. It reduces the amount of time and money spent on conventional surveying methods, too. 3D laser scanners are faster and easier to use, and they reduce the average time that most land surveyors have to spend on the field. The accurate results prevent the need to rework and re-assess land. As a result, surveyors can reduce their turnaround time.

Laser scanners can assess spaces in detail, resulting in data that can be used to make maps. Highly accurate drawings are among the benefits of 3D laser scanning, and these can help when there is the need to accurately reconstruct spaces. Scanners objectively measure spaces to make sure that all angles are precisely calculated with almost no error.

About the Author:

Armando Dupont, a professional land surveyor started his career in surveying in 1977 and has extensive experience in managing personnel and projects. His experience includes: topographic mapping, boundary surveys and analysis, construction and control surveying, preparation of tract and parcel maps, earth work calculation and quantities, targeting and control for photogrammetric, and land title surveys in accordance with the American Land Title Association and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Mr. DuPont founded Calvada Surveying, Inc. in 1989 and is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of California.