APA provides 3D Laser Scanning  services, that helps customer to digitized data from physical sample

APA’s skilled engineering team use Laser scanning device to capture cluster cloud points and then utilize these point data to digitize Parametric 3D Cad models

  • Step1 Physical sample scanned
  • Step2 contours/curves extracted to create surface data
  • Step3 Parametric 3D Digitised data created using input surface data
  • Step4 Engineering 2D drawing created

Case Study

  • Reverse Engineering of Electrical Clutch
  • Problem Statement

    To reverse engineer a OEM clutch for after market.

    Input

    Physical sample of Clutch.

    Tools Used:

    Hexagon Portable Scanner, Polyworks & Solidworks

    Methodology:

    Measurement of all parts using CMM/3D scanning

    Creation of 3D model and manufacturing drawing of Clutch Assembly

    Material composition, Surface finish & Hardness tested for all parts

    Key Challenges:

    Identifying the critical profiles and mating areas for assembling

    Deliverables:

    3D model & 2D drawings of different variation clutches

    Material composition, surface finish & hardness

    Design Efforts:

    200 hrs approx.

  • Reverse Engineering of Nozzle Assembly Parts
  • Problem Statement

    Reverse Engineering of Nozzle Assembly Parts.

    Input

    Physical sample of Nozzle Assembly Parts.

    Tools Used:

    Hexagon Portable Scanner, Polyworks & Solidworks 2016

    Methodology:

    Measurement of all parts using CMM/3D scanning (totally 2 parts)

    Creation of 3D model drawing of Nozzle Assembly Parts

    Surface finish Measurement for all parts

    Key Challenges:

    Identifying the Outer mating profiles

    Creating Outer mating areas

    Deliverables:

    3D models & 2D drawings

    Surface Finish

    Design Efforts:

    60hrs approx. for all Clamps

  • Reverse Engineering of Electric Drive
  • Problem Statement

    Reverse Engineering of Electric Drive

    Input

    Physical sample of Electric Drive.

    Tools Used:

    Hexagon Portable Scanner, Polyworks & Solidworks 2016

    Methodology:

    Measurement of all parts using CMM/3D scanning (totally 60 parts)

    Creation of 3D model drawing of Electric Drive

    Material test for Plastic & Rubber components

    Key Challenges:

    Being an assembly of 60parts, ensuring there is no interference during assembly

    Deliverables:

    3D models & 2D drawings

    Material Test Report

    Design Efforts:

    280hrs approx.

  • Reverse Engineering of Piston
  • Problem Statement

    Reverse Engineering of Piston

    Input

    Physical sample of Piston.

    Tools Used:

    Hexagon Portable Scanner, Polyworks & Solidworks

    Methodology:

    Measurement of all parts using CMM/3D scanning

    Creating Rough surface using Polyworks

    Creation of 3D model of Wheel cover

    Material, surface finish and hardness test

    Key Challenges:

    Identifying ovality for piston skirt and piston bore.

    Deliverables:

    3D models & 2D drawings with Tolerances

    Material test, surface finish and hardness test reports.

    Design Efforts:

    100Hrs approx.

  • Reverse Engineering of Gear Reduction Motor
  • Problem Statement

    Reverse Engineering of Starter Motor.

    Input

    Physical Samples of the starter.

    Tools Used:

    Hexagon Portable Scanner, Solidworks

    Methodology:

    Measurement of all parts using CMM/3D scanning (totally 90 parts)

    Creation of 3D model drawing of Starter Assembly

    Surface finish measurement at bearing seating areas

    Spring rating tested

    Key Challenges:

    Identifying Armature, solenoid and Coil resistance

    Creating electrical drawings

    Deliverables:

    3D models & 2D drawings

    Spring Rating

    Surface Finish

    Design Efforts:

    600hrs approx

  • Reverse engineering of carrier assembly
  • Problem Statement

    To reverse engineer the carrier assembly.

    Input

    Physical sample of carrier assembly

    Tools Used:

    Hexagon Portable Scanner, Creo 2.0

    Methodology:

    Measurement of all parts using CMM/3D

    Creation of 3D model of carrier Assembly

    Creation of 2D drawings

    Material testing

    Key Challenges:

    Modelling of complex profiles from scan data models.

    Deliverables:

    3D models & 2D drawings Material test reports.

    Design Efforts:

    150 hrs approx

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