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Industry Metrology Specialists

Physical Digital® are a forward-thinking company, focusing on the use, design, development and implementation of metrology systems into high value manufacturing processes. They are proud to have a team of experts offering specialist services in metrology, design, and reverse engineering across a range of industries including, aerospace, automotive, energy and manufacturing.

The team’s dedication to provide an exemplary level of service whilst delivering the UK’s highest accuracy measurement data, with full traceability, has resulted in the continued supply of 3D Structured Light (3DSL) measurement services to many world-renowned organisations across a wide variety of industry sectors.

Evolution of Physical Digital

Founded in 2005, Physical Digital’s first measurement facility opened in Woking, Surrey. To support company growth and demand along with ever-advancing technologies, the company heavily invested in the latest equipment including an GOM ATOS Scanbox Series 5 for non-contact, automated metrology and in 2017 relocated to a larger facility in Guildford, Surrey.

In 2019 Physical Digital was acquired by the Trescal Group. The business now benefits from the support of this international company and continues to evolve and develop as a business, investing in new technologies and resource, whilst providing our customers with the excellent level of service and expertise that the team at Physical Digital has always prided itself on.

Providing exceptional high-accuracy services

Physical Digital’s team of engineers specialise in high-resolution, non-contact optical measurement solutions using 3DSL, providing a fast, accurate and cost-effective way of collecting physical detailed data. The company’s 3D scanning and quality inspection services enables engineers to analysis products, make design improvements, reduce prototyping errors, guarantee quality and consistency in production. The team of in-house design engineers offer a full design and reverse engineering service, meaning that Physical Digital can support your business with a complete end to end solution, from 3D measurement through to reverse engineering design, re-manufacture and quality control.

In 2019 Physical Digital were the world’s first company to be accredited to Nadcap standards accreditation for their measurement and inspection services using 3DSL, and have recently been reaccredited until February 2023. Our Nadcap accreditation provides recognition of excellence in a specialised field by the consensus of leading Aerospace companies.

Physical Digital is accredited and certified for its Quality Management System by Nadcap for AC7004 and BSI, a UKAS accredited body, for ISO 9001:2015. Physical Digital is also accredited by Safecontractor, providing its’ customers with the reassurance that it adheres to excellent health and safety practises.

Physical digital, a trescal company

Headquartered in Paris with locations in 24 countries covering Europe, Americas, Asia (Singapore) and North Africa, Trescal is a worldwide specialist in calibration. Trescal have 50,000 customers, over 3,500 employees globally with nearly 500 in the UK.


To find out how our 3D scanning services carried out by our expert engineers can add value to your business and transform your project call us, email or fill out the contact form.

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