Creaform's portable metrology grade 3D Scanners

HMR High Tech Machine Tools leading supplier of the portable 3D Laser Scanner the HandySCAN Black within South Africa


HANDYSCAN BLACK - when accuracy meets portability! (ISO 17025 accredited)

HMR High Tech Machine Tools is the leading supplier of portable metrology grade 3DScanners in South Africa!

Hmr High Tech Machine Tools is proud to present the HandySCAN Black Elite 3D Scanner. The HandySCAN 3D line-up is the reference in portable metrology grade 3D scanners. Now in its 3rd generation, it has been optimized to meet the needs of design, manufacturing and metrology professionals looking for the most effective and reliable way to acquire accurate 3D measurements of physical objects anywhere.

This fast and versatile patented handheld 3D scanner is easy-to-use and generates highly accurate and repeatable results even in difficult environments and with complex surfaces.

The HandySCAN 3D delivers accurate, high-resolution and repeatable results, regardless of the measurement setup quality and no matter the user experience. Featuring dynamic referencing, both the scanner and part can move during measurement and still provide an accurate and high quality scan.

0.025 mm (0.0009 in)
Volumetric accuracy
0.020 + 0.040 mm/m (0.0008 in + 0.0005 in/ft)
Reliable acceptance test
Based on VDI/VDE 2634 part 3 standard
ISO 17025 accredited laboratory
High resolution for fine details

This handheld 3D scanner is a stand-alone device that does not require a tripod nor any external tracking device to operate. Fitting in a small suitcase, it can be brought anywhere and used in any environmental conditions without affecting its performance.

0.94 kg (2.1 lb)
Self-positioning with dynamic referencing
Fits into a suitcase
Take it anywhere you need
Faster 3D Scanning Process

The HandySCAN 3D scanner features multiple laser crosses and an automatic mesh generation, enabling a faster workflow from the set-up to the scan and then to the file!

Ready-to-use files
High measurement rate
Up to 1,300,000 measurements/s
Large scanning area of 11 laser crosses
Quick setup
Up-and-running in less than 2 minutes
Simplicity and Versatility

With its user-friendly interface and ergonomic design, this 3D measurement solution is easy-to-use and has a short learning curve. Its versatility gives the opportunity to scan various object sizes and surface types in real time all with the same device.

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HMR High Tech Machine Tools is the leading supplier of 3D Scanners in South Africa.




When ease of use meets versatility and portability
The Go!SCAN 3D is HMR High Tech Machine Tools fastest, user-friendly handheld 3D scanner. A powerful tool during the product development phase, the Go!SCAN 3D quickly measures any complex surface making it possible to “get it right” the first time. With its seamless integration to your 3D modelling software and your product life cycle management workflow, it will greatly improve product development, foster innovation and shorten time to market.

Designed to scan any object without need for a set-up, it offers flawless texture and geometry acquisition as well as impressive details in a rich color palette. Just go…and scan!

Instant mesh
Ready-to-use files
High measurement rate
Up to 1,500,000 measurements/s
99 white light scanning lines
Quick set-up
Up-and-running in less than 2 minutes
Reliable results
Resolution of 0.100 mm
High resolution for intricate details

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HMR High Tech Machine Tools authorized reseller in South Africa for this highly accurate portable 3D Laser Scanner.

MetraSCAN 3D

MetraSCAN 3D - ISO 17025 accredited laboratory
Discover the fastest and most accurate 3D scanner and portable CMM for shop floor environments

HMR High Tech Machine Tools is proud to be the authorized reseller in South Africa for this highly accurate portable 3D Scanner.

Speed and accuracy combined with versatility
The MetraSCAN 3D optical CMM scanner line-up is specifically designed for manufacturing and metrology professionals who do not want to compromise on quality or efficiency. It can withstand any production environment, including shop floor vibrations, part movements and environmental instability—all while accelerating 3D measurement workflows. This optical CMM scanner has been engineered to perform highly accurate and repeatable metrology-grade measurements and 3D geometrical surface inspections.

The MetraSCAN 3D features 15 laser crosses and a high measurement rate to accelerate 3D scanning processes. Thanks to quick setup and onboarding, real-time scans and ready-to-use files, your 3D scanning workflow will never have been faster.

1,800,000 measurements/second

15 laser crosses

No warm-up time; users can be up-and-running in less than 5 minutes

Free from any rigid measurement setup requirements, the MetraSCAN 3D is designed specifically for use on shop floors. It delivers accurate results, regardless of the measurement setup quality and user experience level. Thanks to the C-TrackTM optical tracker that enables dynamic referencing, the scanner, the part and the optical tracker can move during inspection and still provide accurate measurements.

0.025 mm (0.0009 in)
0.064 mm (0.0025 in)

- Based on VDI/VDE 2634 Part 3 standard
- ISO 17025 accredited laboratory

When paired with the HandyPROBE, Creaform’s handheld optical coordinate measuring machine (PCMM) with probing capabilities, users can also harness the power of both 3D scanning and probing for complete, end-to-end inspection processes.

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HMR High Tech Machine Tools is proud to be the authorized reseller in South Africa for the metrology-grade accuracy and dynamic referencing capabilities of this CMM


The arm-free portable probing system designed for the shop floor

Accuracy and simplicity combined with portability

The HandyPROBE™ line-up is a portable optical CMM specifically designed for use on the shop floor. Thanks to its metrology-grade accuracy and dynamic referencing capabilities, the HandyPROBE delivers unmatched accuracy regardless of the measurement setup, instabilities of the environment and user experience level.

Without the requirements of a rigid measurement setup, the complete measuring system—the part, optical tracker, and wireless probe—can all be moved freely at any time during the measurement sequence.

The HandyPROBE is simply the best metrology solution for measuring geometrical entities on parts of any size directly on the production floor.

Metrology-grade measurements: accuracy of up to 0.020 mm (0.0008 in.), high repeatability and traceable certificate
Dynamic referencing: optical reflectors are used to create a reference system that is locked to the part itself, so users can move the object any way they want during measurement
Volumetric accuracy of 0.064 mm (0.0025 in.)
(ASME B89.4.22 standard)
Single point repeatability of 0.044 mm (0.0017 in.)
(ASME B89.4.22 standard)
Accurate measurement of parts ranging from 0.2 to 10 meters (0.7 to 33 feet) in size
No accuracy drift over time In your quality control with the easy field calibration procedure

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HMR High Tech Machine Tools is the leading supplier of MaxShot3D in South Africa



HMR High Tech Machine Tools introduced Creaform’s MaxSHOT 3D.
 This lineup is a game changer for product development, manufacturing, quality control and inspection teams that need the highest measurement accuracy and repeatability as much for large‑scale projects than for parts from 2 to 10 m. Imagine achieving accuracy better than 0.015mm/m!

Thanks to its sophisticated user guidance technology and easy‑to‑use software, the MaxSHOT 3D is ideal for users of all levels—even non‑metrology experts—so that you gain peace of mind knowing your measurements are always right on the dot and you increase process efficiency.

If you consistently work on large‑scale projects, the MaxSHOT 3D is your go-to solution to slash budget-busting measurement mistakes, improve product quality, increase process efficiency—and minimize overall operating costs.

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Contact HMR High Tech Machine Tools, South Africa for fast and accurate 3D scanning solutions for automated quality control

R - Series

Detect Quality Issues Faster and Make Better Decisions

Designed for automated quality control applications, the R-Series™ 3D scanning solutions are perfect for manufacturing companies who want to increase their productivity by measuring more dimensions on more parts without compromising on accuracy.

The MetraSCAN 3D-R™ is a powerful, innovative robot-mounted optical CMM scanner that can be seamlessly integrated into automated quality control processes for at-line inspection in mass production. Its cutting-edge technology enables manufacturing companies to detect quality issues faster.

The CUBE-R™ leverages the power of the MetraSCAN 3D-R in a high-productivity industrial measuring cell that is designed to be integrated into factories for at-line inspections. Compared to traditional CMMs, the CUBE-R is much faster, providing a gain in productivity and better efficiency.

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Creaform Academia - 3D Scanners South Africa for the education department

Creaform Academia


Are you looking to take the level of your metrology expertise and teaching skills to a whole new level?

Discover Creaform ACADEMIA, a solution suite for teachers looking to educate and inspire using metrology. Addressing the inherent realities of the academic world, it fosters experienced-based learning and development using tools widely used in Industry 4.0, allowing you to enhance your curricula and better prepare students for their careers ahead.

With this educational program, Creaform goes beyond delivering simple didactic tools and provides complete and collaborative skill-nurturing academic solutions.

The solution suite includes our professional-grade ACADEMIA 3D scanner, free application software, and complimentary add-ons tailored to get you started with industrial 3D measurement technologies. Achieve the highest level of quality teaching possible—all while taking advantage of the latest innovations on the market and not breaking the bank with Creaform ACADEMIA.


Creaform’s VXelements provides a fully integrated 3D software platform that powers the entire fleet of 3D scanning and measurement technologies. It gathers all the essential elements (VXscan, VXprobe, VXshot) and tools into a user-friendly, simple and sleek working environment.

HMR High Tech Machine Tools supplies Creaform’s VXelements Software which provides a fully integrated 3D software platform that powers the entire fleet of 3D scanning and measurement technologies.

HandySCAN BLACK: The Ultimate Reference in Portable Metrology


MetraSCAN 3D




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