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Scanning Services

Our experience and results

With the latest in instrumentation and software along with our high levels of experience across both Onshore and Offshore industry sectors, we are geared to provide the best cost-effective solution to your scanning requirements. The final accuracy for any scanning project is a function of operator skill and training along with the accuracy of implementation. To meet the high standards expected by our clients, DCSurveys use only qualified surveyors, with in depth technical knowledge for the complexities of scan placement, registrations, and processing. Final accuracies can be anywhere from submillimeter to 5mm depending on the size of the job, the number of scans, and the instruments used.

Features of our scanning services

■ Digital data collection, storage and processing from start to finish.
■ Portable measuring instruments.
■ Access to congested or confined locations using various survey brackets and upside-down setups.
■ Scanning on floating structures.
■ High-powered processing computers for rapid turnaround.
■ Ability to deliver in any of the industry-standard formats.

What services do we offer?

■ Plant As-building for engineering, design backdrop and visualisation.
■ Scan to model and anything in-between.
■ Submillimeter handheld scanning for reverse engineering and analysis of components.
■ Volume surveys, internal silo and vessel scanning.
■ Interactive visualization deliverables for measuring and markup - requiring no software installation.

Benefits of our scanning services

DCSurveys' Laser Scanning Services utilise handheld, short-range, and long-range scanners for ultra-high precision, providing the following benefits:


Rapid capture of millions of 3D points, up to 1 million pts/sec.


Highly mobile measuring systems enabling surveys in congested places & allowing surveys on objects in situ.


Cost savings & improved safety resulting from the elimination or reduction in hot work on site.


Certification of fit up compatibility without the need for trial fits resulting from mathematical fit-ups of two or more components by survey.


Reduced wear & tear on equipment resulting from 3D alignment checks and analysis.

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