Light weight; good finish for laser scanning; accurate.

Expensive. Titanium may not be the most cost effective solution if extreme durability is not a concern.


Ideal surface for laser scanning; light weight; inexpensive accurate.

Not very durable; easily scratched.

Ceramic – Aluminum oxide

Hard durable surface; accurate; white color.

Hard to clean; surface is semi transparent which can lead to inaccurate measurements; very expensive.

Hard Stainless Steel

Hard durable surface; highly accurate.

Semi reflective surface; expensive; heavy.

Tungsten Carbide

Most durable surface of all materials; high accuracy.

Semi Reflective surface; very expensive; very heavy.