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How to Reverse Engineer Physical Objects

Reverse Engineering on dark grey background

Reverse engineering physical objects is a process that basically involves reproducing a product – often either digitally or on paper – through a careful and detailed examination of its construction and assembly. This process of acquiring and analyzing detailed design information…

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How to Import Images into Solid Edge

import images into Solid Edge

Solid Edge is the result of Siemens PLM’s own foray into the CAD industry back in 1995. It’s a robust piece of software for drafting, modeling, and simulation and consistently one of the most solid picks among the many CAD programs…

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How to Convert CIT Images to DXF/DWG

CIT format to DXF/DWG, Scan2CAD logo

Working with CAD software will regularly require you to use reference images as bases for drawings and plans. The standard raster image formats such as JPEG, PNG, and BMP are usually what you’ll be getting, but sometimes you’ll encounter less well-known…

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Import Images into Revit

How to Import Images into Revit

Autodesk Revit is a building information modeling (BIM) software specifically designed for AEC professionals. This includes architects, engineers, construction professionals, and space designers. Although commonly known to be owned by Autodesk, Revit was actually developed and released in 1997 by Charles…

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How to Insert an Image into CATIA

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If you work with CAD software, you would most likely be familiar with the French CAD development company, Dassault Systèmes. They’re responsible for big names in the CAD and computer modeling industries such as Solidworks and, the subject of this article,…

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How To Convert an Image for Laser Cutting

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Any modern maker or manufacturer understands the growing importance of CNC laser engraving and cutting. What was once available as industry-grade tools are now getting released as affordable desktop machines. This makes laser cutting something that can be utilized by a…

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Are MacOS Computers Good for CAD?

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The use of Computer Aided Design, CAD for short, is an integral part of the workflow of many industries. Although the concept was primarily to help the architecture, engineering, and construction industries produce better technical drawings, other modern niches such as…

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How to Convert TIFF to DGN

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Converting Images to CAD Most CAD drafting and modelling workflows will include some variation of getting source materials, translating those reference materials into workable drafts and models, and refining the initial drafts into finalized technical drawings. Before CAD drafters can even…

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Convert PDF to 3D SolidWorks Model

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About SolidWorks SolidWorks is a powerful 2D and 3D CAD program that has seen extensive use with digital drafters all around the globe. In 2016, Dassault Systèmes reported 2.3 million active users in more than 230,000 companies and 80 different countries…

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How to Convert a PDF for Autodesk Inventor

About Autodesk Inventor Autodesk is mostly known for its architecture and engineering products – AutoCAD and Revit being the most popular – and its media and entertainment software used for movies and video games. The company has a lot more programs…

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Convert PDF to DWG – MacOS Software

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The PDF file format is an industry-standard in most modern offices and studios and this is especially true for professionals in the manufacturing, design, and construction industries. The same goes for the DWG format which is widely used on a global…

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How to Convert TIFF to Creo

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Video Tutorial: Converting TIFF to Creo Let’s jump straight into a video tutorial. In this video we use Scan2CAD to convert a TIFF image to DXF/DWG which can be directly imported into Creo. An intro to Creo Creo is a software…

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