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Artec3D Gold Partner - Patrick Thorn

We are your UK certified Gold partners for Artec 3D Scanners and 3D scanning solutions.

Since becoming an Artec3D partner in February 2010, we aim to provide our clients with the best products, on-site training and support. In 2013 Artec set up their certified partner accreditation program for all partners, so you can purchase with confidence.
Every year we have achieved “Gold” status.
Why ?
So we can help you get the most from your purchase.

Artec 3D Scanners are professional handheld and static scanners for fast efficient 3D scanning for all types of work: such as reverse engineering, metrology, quality control, computer graphics, orthopedics, prosthetics, paleontology, heritage preservation, building capture and many others.strong and innovative 3D scanning technology that can be used easily !

Artec Micro

Artec Ray

For very small objects requiring high accuracy and fully automatic scanning, all in a nice desktop solution with a point accuracy unto 10 microns.

Artec Space Spider

Artec Space Spider

Metrological 3D scanner with automatic temperature stabilization for the most accurate results and the finest detail

Artec EVA

Artec EVA

Fast, versatile and accurate, EVA is the most popular all round 3D scanner
EVA Lite offers a professional entry to 3D scanning

Artec Leo

Artec Leo scanner

The most comprehensive portable 3D scanner featuring wireless technology and an inbuilt touchscreen for instant data projection.

Artec Ray

Artec Ray

High accuracy long-range 3D scanner for precise capture of large objects. Scan up to 110 m away with this professional LIDAR solution.

Capture colour texture whilst precisely capturing your 3D shapes.accurate hybrid tracking without the need for target markers

Artec Studio Professional software gives you the complete set of tools to work with Artec 3D scanners and then export the results into one of several popular 3D formats to work with a variety of 3D applications, such as Autodesk Maya, 3DMax, Autocad, SolidWorks, Pixologic ZBrush, Blender, XSI, Mudbox, Picasoft-Mayka, Leios, Geomagic, Mesh2Surface, Rhino3D, QuickSurface and many others.

Wide range of formats supported:
CAD Geometries: STEP, IGES, X_T – Measurements: CSV, DXF, XML
Mesh: OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, AOP, ASC, PTX, E57, XYZRG – Point cloud: BTX, PTX


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Artec Studio 15
Easy of use, Full control, and Flexibility allows you to Achieve Precise results in minimal time !

Artec Studio 14

The continuous development in Artec Studio is due to customer feedback and technological advancements. This is why Artec continue to release a new Artec Studio Proffessional every year. Artec Studio 14 brings you the very best in 3D scanning and data processing software.

The continuous development in Artec Studio is due to customer feedback and technological advancements. This is why Artec continue to release a new Artec Studio Proffessional every year. Artec Studio 14 brings you the very best in 3D scanning and data processing software.

Users of 3D scanning will be acquainted with the processes of scanning, multiple alignments, fusion, mesh simplification etc etc. This has been a relatively easy process to learn especially with previous versions of Artec Studio being focused on the users requirements, rather that taking a long laborious technical approach seen in some solutions.

We are privileged as Artec Gold Partners to have been testing the latest version for many months before its release. It is incredible what the Artec Team have done in making 3D scanning and post processing so easy, yet retaining crucial tools the expert is accustomed to.

The full details of the latest release could be repeated here, however, this latest brochure explains it all in detail.

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We could explain all the details of the latest release, however, the brochure’s explain all.

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Artec Turntable

The all new turntable for intelligent 3D scanning with Artec Space Spider

Artec Turntable is a smart rotating platform that’s fully-automated and totally integrated with Artec Studio via your PC’s Bluetooth connection. The turntable is the perfect companion for the Artec Space Spider to make ultra-resolution 3d scans so easy to achieve.


Scan whatever you want !

Artec3D scanned part - engine
Artec3D scanned part - ice cream
Artec3D scanned part - Rhino
Artec3D scanned part - Fossil
Artec3D scanned part - Bike Exhaust
Artec3D scanned Car - Using Artec Leo
Artec3D scanned part - Human Skull - Cheddar Man
Artec3D scanned part - Engineering part
Artec3D scanned part - Human leg
Artec3D scanned part - Engine casing
Artec3D scanned part - Dyson connector
Artec3D scanned part - Engineering part

These are just a few of things we have scanned and uploaded to display on Sketchfab.
Click any of the pictures above see the samples and some ideas on how 3D scanning may help you.
Why not upload a few of your scans and 3D models with our link to a Free Sketchfab account.

There are many more on the Artec3D site as well. !


If we could list all the application’s we would need a book. So here are a few.

Reverse engineering old parts
Product & Packaging design
Quality control & Inspection
Rapid prototyping
Structural Analysis
Heavy Industries, Oil & Gas
Pipeline Corrosion Assessment
University Plymouth

Digitising Plymouth

The SW of England is strong in 3D resources. University of Plymouth are covering the whole spectrum of sizes with these three Artec scanners.

  • Artec Ray
  • Artec Leo
  • Artec Space Spider
  • Artec Studio Software


Amalgam are leading modelmakers, that work with all sorts of creative industries. Probably more well known for their large models for The Bristol Arts Trail with characters like Ardmans Wallace & Gromit.

  • Artec Spider
  • Artec Studio Software
Artec Research Scanning
Thames Water Scanning

Corrosion Mapping

Working with Thames Water we provided a solution based on Artec EVA to aid their corrosion mapping of old large pipe sections.

Here is a PDF version

  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Studio Software


Liverpool John Moores University – Face Lab, uses Artec Spider for forensic and archaeological research, installation art, as well as a new post-graduate MA program in Art Science.

  • Artec Spider
  • Artec Studio Software
  • Artec Battery pack
Artec Research Scanning
plant eating titanosaur

Dinosaur Scanning

Sir David Attenborough tells the story of the discovery of the largest animal to ever walk the Earth – and Artec Spider helped with the data capture.
Find it all on the BBC iPlayer.

  • Artec Spider
  • Artec Space Spider
  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Studio Software

Body Scanning

Artec EVA with or without a turnable, enables you to scan complete bodies for medical, custom clothing, sport and artistic purposes to mention a few.
See the Youtube clip

  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Studio Software
  • Shapify Booth
Artec Body Scanning
Medical Ear Scanning

Creating a 3D Ear

Edinburgh is the home of our customer the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and they are using the Artec scanner to do amazing things.

This story, and others, are on the Artec3D website and various BBC sites.

  • Artec Spider
  • Artec Space Spider
  • Artec Studio Software
  • Roland ARM-10 Printer


Cod Steaks is an inspiring design and build company in Bristol, which conceives many exciting, engaging and memorable experiences.

  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Studio Software
Artec Creative Scanning
Cheddar Man

Cheddar man

From Gough’s Cave in Somerset, England, one of the important archaeological finds unearthed the 10,000 year old Cheddar Man remains. Read about the reconstruction.

Full story and a video are on the website and Channel 4 TV sites.

  • Artec Space Spider
  • Artec Studio Software

Historical Capture

The University of Dundee has over 30,000 historic artefacts, artworks and specimens. Now they are using the Artec 3D Scanners we provided to do some of their work.

  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Space Spider
  • Artec Studio Software
The CAD Factory

The CAD Factory

Exploring the common ground between the worlds of medicine, technology, and art, is something Vic McEwan of The Cad Factory, is passionate about. Read about his work in this Artec story and his trip to exhibit at Tate Liverpool museum.

  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Studio Software
  • Prusa 3D printer

Travelling scanner

University of Dundee have standardised on Artec Scanners, from us, for all sorts of work with students, in research and heritage.

Read about the trip to Alaska with this Artec story.

  • Artec Space Spider
  • Artec EVA
  • Artec Studio Software
Artec Archaeological

See some of our videos on YouTube

Link to Youtube