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A CAM CNC Metal Milling Machine

The History of CAM—Past, Present and Future

A CAM CNC Metal Milling Machine

The manufacturing and modeling industries are constantly advancing—adapting to new needs and changes in industry standards. The entire market and maker community, however, wouldn’t be anywhere if not for computer aided manufacturing (CAM). CAM has certainly has had an interesting history—spanning…

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Old book and photograph - solidworks, brief history

A Brief History Of SolidWorks

Old book and photograph - solidworks, brief history

SolidWorks—as you might already know—is a solid modeling CAD and CAE program. Owned by Dassault Systèmes, SolidWorks is used by millions of engineers and designers worldwide. With so many capabilities, it’s no surprise to find that it competes with the best…

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Solidworks Learn The Basics - Laptop and Notepad on Desk

SolidWorks: Learn The Basics In 1 Hour

Solidworks Learn The Basics - Laptop and Notepad on Desk

SolidWorks is by far one of the most prominent CAD programs out there—we’ve certainly spoken about it enough on our blog! Developed in the 1990s, SolidWorks has only increased in popularity and reputation over the years. Needless to say, a program…

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Female Architect Using Laptop - AutoCAD Alternatives

Top 5 Affordable AutoCAD Alternatives

Female Architect Using Laptop - AutoCAD Alternatives

If you couldn’t already tell, we’re pretty big fans of AutoCAD here at the Scan2CAD blog. As Autodesk’s flagship product, AutoCAD has a lot to offer the entire CAD industry. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that it’s the go-to product for…

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VectorWorks 2018 Logo

Vectorworks 2018—What’s New?

VectorWorks 2018 Logo

If you’ve visited the Scan2CAD blog recently, you’ll have noticed an increased interest in Vectorworks software. As a leader in cross-platform CAD and BIM software, Vectorworks is becoming an increasingly popular solution across the AEC and entertainment industries. So, if you’re…

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