Documents & Videos: scanning
Digital Scanning Guidelines
Guidelines for sending us your digital files and scans, including recommended file types, and directions for uploading.
Dafo e-Orders | How to Place an e-Order
This video shows how to place an e-Order.
How to | Measure Cast Thickness
This video shows how to measure cast thickness. These measurements are critical to getting a good fitting brace when sending in scans of the outside of the cast.
How to | Create and Prepare Casts for Scanning & Measuring
This videos gives tips for creating casts that will scan well and how to prepare casts for measuring thickness. A good fitting brace starts with a good cast even when scanning.
How to | Checking scan accuracy
It's possible for digital scans to be inaccurate even though they may look good on the screen.This videos gives tips for checking scan accuracy, resolving issues, and formatting scans so they're ready for us to use.
How to | Scanning Tips
This video gives tips for setting up a good scanning environment, properly preparing your cast for scanning, and some general techniques for scanning casts. Following these tips can help you make great scans on the first attempt.
**COMPARE YOUR SCAN TO YOUR MEASUREMENTS** Use this worksheet to verify the accuracy of your scan before uploading it to us for fabrication. If the manual measurements of the positive mold are significantly different at the same points on your scan, please re-scan before sending the file to us. Remember, quality input = quality output.
Scanning the Outside of a Cast
Step-by-step instructions for scanning the outside of a cast to order DAFOs