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Basic specs Price: $ 5,9005 044 €4,512 £666,794 ¥
Manufacturer peel 3d
Category Handheld
Technology Structured light
Output formats DAE, FBX, MA, OBJ, PLY, STL, TXT, WRL, X3D, X3DZ, ZPR
Max. resolution 0.5 mm0.02 in
Release date 2017
Country Canada
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peel 3d 3d Scanner review

The peel 3d 3d Scanner is manufactured by peel 3d, a subsidiary of Creaform. Creaform is a well-established 3D scanner manufacturer from Canada. This 3D scanner uses a white LED light to capture objects in 3D with Structured Light technology.

However, Creaform’s professional 3D scanners are usually located in a higher price range. They include the Go!SCAN 50 and the HandySCAN 700.

With this affordable yet professional 3D scanner, Creaform is now aiming for the entry-level market. The peel 3d Professional Handheld 3D Scanner is suitable for use in science and education, body scanning, reverse engineering, and other applications. Indeed, this portable 3D scanner is compatible with most types of surfaces.

The peel 3d features automatic shape recognition and a user-friendly, easy-to-use software. Weighing in at less than a kilogram, this 3D scanner is relatively lightweight.

peel 3d 3d Scanner compatible objects and surfaces

  • Metal castings
  • Clay models
  • Ceramic and porcelain
  • Plastics
  • Painted parts
  • Stone and masonry
  • Sculptures
  • Fabric and leather
  • Body scanning
  • Organic shapes

The peel 3d professional handheld 3D scanner may have trouble with highly intricate parts, hair and fur, and objects that are too big or too small. Translucent or glossy finishes are also obstacles, but users can stick markers or spray powder onto them to help the 3D scanner capture the objects.

peel 3d software

This 3D scanner comes with peel 3d’s intuitive data processing software. peel 3d software offers four main functionalities:

  • Cleanup: users can crop out things that don’t belong in the 3D scan.
  • Improve: to optimize the 3D capture.
  • Align: users can manually align meshes.
  • Export: it is possible to export 3D scans in a wide variety of formats.

peel 3d Professional Handheld 3d Scanner price

This professional-grade, portable 3D scanner is available at the manufacturer price of $5,900. The peel 3d Scanner comes with positioning targets, a USB cable and a power supply.


Model 3d Scanner
Manufacturer peel 3d
Price $ 5,9005 044 €4,512 £666,794 ¥
Release date 2017
Country Canada
Status Available
Category Handheld
Technology Structured light
Output formats DAE, FBX, MA, OBJ, PLY, STL, TXT, WRL, X3D, X3DZ, ZPR
OS compatibility Microsoft Windows


Max. resolution 0.5 mm0.02 in
Max. accuracy 0.25 mm0.01 in
Acquisition speed 550 points/s
Camera resolution
Working range 0.4 - 0.65 m
Scanning area (near) 380 × 380 mm14.96 × 14.96 in
Scanning area (far)


Dimensions 96 × 140 × 258 mm3.78 × 5.51 × 10.16 in
Weight 0.85 kg1.87 lb
Power input


Texture/Colors No
Wireless Yes
Tripod No
Rotating table No
Robotic arm No
3D printers No


Wifi No
Bluetooth No
SD card No
Ethernet No