HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series

Proven and trusted professional 3D scanners at an accessible price




When accuracy meets versatility and portability

The SILVER Series is part of the HandySCAN 3D™ line-up, the industry standard in portable metrology-grade 3D scanners.

This proven and trusted patented technology captures accurate 3D measurements with an impressive level of detail on any surface finish and in any location.

The HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series is optimized to meet the needs of technology innovators and engineering professionals looking for a powerful, accessible, and reliable way to improve product development, shorten time-to-market, and reduce development costs.

Starting at
US$24,495Learn more price iconPrice displayed is the Recommended Retail Prices (RRP) in $US. Regional RRP may apply. The RRP includes 3D scanner system, a carrying case, VXelements software, and the first year of our Customer Care Program. It does not include applicable taxes, shipping, import fees, laptop, training and other options.

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Looking for the portable 3D scanner that offers the most value for your money?

Our experts will guide you through the benefits of using the HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series in your application.


The HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series delivers accurate and reliable 3D measurements regardless of the measurement setup quality and the user’s experience level. Featuring dynamic referencing, both the scanner and part can move freely during scanning, and an accurate and high-quality scan can still be obtained.

  • Accuracy
    Up to 0.030 mm (0.0012 in)
  • Volumetric accuracy
    0.020 ± 0.060 mm/m (0.0008 in ± 0.0007 in/ft)
  • High repeatability and traceable certificate
  • High level of detail

Proven and trusted technology

With a design inspired by Creaform's flagship metrology-grade 3D scanner, the SILVER series benefits from the high-quality performance of the BLACK series but at an accessible price, making it the best value for money on the market. Manufactured in North America and purchased by over 5,000 users, this proven and trusted technology exemplifies Creaform's commitment to reliability and attentive service.

  • Best price / performance option
  • Designed and manufactured in North America
  • More than 5,000 users worldwide
  • Supported by a global team of engineers and technicians


Using triangulation on optical reflectors to determine its relative position to the part, this handheld 3D scanner is a stand-alone device that does not require a tripod or any external tracking device to operate. Compact enough to fit into a small suitcase, it can be brought anywhere and used in any environmental conditions without its performance being affected.

  • Lightweight and small
    Fits into a suitcase
  • No rigid setup required
    The scanner and part can move freely when scanning
  • On-the-go scanning
    Use it in-house or on site
  • Quick set-up
    Up and running in less than 2 minutes

Simplicity & versatility

With its user-friendly interface and ergonomic design, this 3D measurement solution is easy to use and has a short learning curve regardless of the user’s experience or expertise level. Its versatility enables users to scan various objects no matter the part size, complexity, material, or color—all with the same device.

  • Plug and play
  • Simple user interface and real-time visualization
  • Masters complex and difficult surfaces
  • One device for all shapes and sizes
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« Not only in the sport industry but in any kind of industry, when designing new products, we have to give the designers a base to work with. The HandySCAN 3D allows us go from the handmade prototype to the 3D models much faster. »

Bertrand Didier, Chief Engineer Sports division, SCOTT Sports

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« After benchmarking all available measurement systems, we felt that Creaform’s products and solutions fitted best with our demanding requirements and environment, as they are less sensitive to movements during scanning. »

Jon Gunner, Technical Director, Koenigsegg Automotive AB

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« As manual measurement and prototyping became more and more time consuming for us, we decided to take the next step and invest into our companies future with the help of the HandySCAN 3D scanner and VXelements software. »

Stefan Etter, Owner/Director, IEE Limited

Interested in the
HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series?

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Technical specifications

A brief look at technical specifications of this innovative technology that provides accuracy, simplicity, portability as well as real speed to your applications.

HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series outline


Up to 0.030 mm
(0.0012 in)

Volumetric accuracy

0.020 mm + 0.060 mm/m (0.0008 in + 0.0007 in/ft)

Measurement resolution

0.030 mm (0.0012 in)

Measurement rate

800,000 measurements/s

Part size range (recommended)

0.05–4 m (0.15–13.1 ft)

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3D scanning software


The HandySCAN 3D|SILVER Series comes with VXelements, which powers our entire suite of 3D scanning and measurement technologies. It combines all the essential tools you need from data acquisition to CAD Software, in a user-friendly, simplified and sleek working environment.

Compatible Software

3D systems
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