Scan-and-Solve for Rhino

Simulate Early, Simulate Often... In Rhino


Scan&Solve™ for Rhino for Windows completely automates basic structural simulation of Rhino solids. Unlike other analysis tools, no preprocessing (meshing, simplification, healing, translating, etc.) is needed.

In Rhino, simply:

  1. Select the material
  2. Apply the restraints
  3. Apply the loads
  4. Click [Go!]
  5. View,  ReportBake or 3D print the results

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Scan&Solve 2014 is now available

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Evaluating CNC plasma cutter support stiffness

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Analyzing tube failure with Scan&Solve

Posted by Will Sixel on June 26, 2015 at 4:30pm

Modelling and analyzing a statue

Posted by Anna Spangher on October 4, 2014 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Use of Scan and solve for Fimbulvetr Snowshoes

Posted by Liam Woolley on April 24, 2014 at 6:38am

What caused the cracks in Michelangelo's David?

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Thank You!

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What is the most important feature of Scan&Solve?

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Scan&Solve 2014

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Scan&Solve™ 2014 for Rhino

This version of Scan&Solve™ expands the power and simplicity of structural simulation to any solid geometry (polysurfaces, extrusions, meshes) within 64-bit Rhino 5.  It adds faster solvers , supports higher resolutions, and allows automation through RhinoScript.    More details here.  

A fully functional 7-day evaluation is free for all new users.  To use Scan&Solve™ 2014 you will need to have an installation of 64-bit Rhino 5 on your Windows computer and an internet connection to obtain the license.  

If you are using Scan&Solve 1.6 or earlier,  you can purchase an upgrade to Scan&Solve 2014. This upgrade is free to all users who purchased Scan&Solve license after June 1, 2013  by contacting


V1.6 of Scan&Solve™ for Rhino 4 and 5 is still available using the free 7-day evaluation, purchasing a license or a pass.

If you wish to roll back from Scan&Solve 2014 to V1.6, please  follow these instructions.

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