Let’s be honest. Tripod laser scanning is accurate, but it’s a lot of work. The effort and time it takes to set up a tripod scanner and reposition it every 3-4 feet make it a cumbersome chore that’s usually only done at the beginning or end of a project.
Typically, rework increases construction costs by 5%. That’s a lot of money and energy spent fixing mistakes. What if your team could avoid these mistakes in the first place? With the PX-80, you can scan daily, weekly, or as often as you’d like to monitor worksite productivity; verify work installed; and ensure what’s being built matches the BIM design intention. Unlike tripod-based scanners, the PX-80 isn’t limited to a fixed line-of-sight. The handheld design lets you scan in complex areas: above, around, and below structures.
In a 3rd party evaluation conducted by the Center for Advanced Construction Information Modeling at the University of Florida, the same 8,000 square foot site was scanned 6X with both a Faro Focus and the PX-80.
In this side-by-side comparison, the total scanning time of the PX-80 proved 10X faster than the Faro Focus. The overall workflow and post-processing time, including registration and alignment, was about 8.5X faster.
Impressive, right? We sure think so.
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