Buggy scanning of car racer Sergey Karyakin
Nova-Engineering Company, together with the IC of the Technopark Universitetskiy, helped Sergey Karyakin (racing driver, winner of the Dakar-2017 rally in the ATV standings) to prepare the car for the "Silk Road." Regional TV provides the details at the link below, or you can read the information in our text. Reverse engineering and scanning are one of the main activities of Nova-Engineering, where we serve companies in entirely different industries – metallurgy, aviation, art, and, now, auto racing.
The buggy was due out in four months. The deadlines are tight – before, it took a year for an athlete to pump an ATV to the Dakar. 3D technologies help the driver to keep up with the schedule:
"We first prepared the frame of the buggy for scanning, pasted special labels for positioning the scanner. Then we followed these labels through each element of the buggy body, and in real-time, we get a 3D model."
Nova-Engineering specialists scanned every millimeter of the sports car – so the model is clearer. They "pumped" the computer version first: strengthened the nodes, added details. At the same time, they spent only four hours instead of three weeks.
Vitaly Balanchuk, Head of the Engineering Center of the Technopark Universitetskiy:
"We can scan the node, change its design as we need, and then 3D print it in plastic or metal to put on the car in a short time. There will be a part that did not exist in nature."