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CATIA: Learn The Basics In One Hour

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Formerly known as CATI, CATIA- Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application is a family of CAD applications for CAD, CAE, and product life management. It was released by Dassault Systems in 1977. The software is mainly used by Mechanical Engineers, Fluid Engineers,…

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Onshape vs. SketchUp: CAD Software Compared

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Computer-aided design is used in many industries for creating, modifying, and analyzing designs. Along with the increase in the importance of CAD software through the years, there has been the creation of various CAD software applications with distinguishing capabilities. Today, with…

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How to Convert TIFF to DGN

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Table of Contents Converting Images to CADTIFFDGNTIFF and DGN compared to other formatsRaster to Vector ConversionConverting TIFF to CAD with Scan2CAD Converting Images to CAD Most CAD drafting and modelling workflows will include some variation of getting source materials, translating those…

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Creo vs CATIA | CAD Software Compared

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As years have passed by, a good number of CAD software has been developed. This has been due to the increment in the application of design in different fields of creation. These software applications created have a wide range of varying…

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Compared: The Best Tablets for CAD

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So, you have just paid for and downloaded your favorite CAD application. You are all pumped up and ready to start creating and innovating, only to discover that the application is lagging! Alas, you have the wrong hardware. For CAD, it…

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Convert PDF to 3D SolidWorks Model

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Table of Contents About SolidWorksOn importing imagesRaster vs. VectorConverting a PDF using SolidWorks toolsConverting a PDF to SolidWorks Step 1: Convert the PDFStep 2: Import into Solidworks About SolidWorks SolidWorks is a powerful 2D and 3D CAD program that has seen extensive…

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Stay Safe, Stay Productive, Stay Kind

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COVID-19 will affect you no matter your geography, occupation or age. We are all in this together. As a team we are working on the mantra to; stay safe, stay productive and stay kind. There are many long press releases from companies…

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Onshape: Learn The Basics In 1 Hour

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Founded in 2012 by Jon Hirschtick, Onshape is a cloud-based 3D modeling software that combines CAD, collaboration, and data management. This software is delivered via a SaaS (Software as a Service) model. Therefore, it does not require download, installation, or update….

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How to Convert a PDF for Autodesk Inventor

Table of Contents About Autodesk InventorVideo tutorial: Converting PDF for InventorBefore importing into Inventor1. Clarity2. Resolution3. ColorsImporting an image into Autodesk InventorRaster vs. VectorImporting a PDF into Autodesk InventorConvert PDFs to Inventor with Scan2CAD About Autodesk Inventor Autodesk is mostly known…

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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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Table of Contents Video Tutorial: Converting TIFF to CreoAn intro to CreoImage quality1. Image Clarity2. Image Resolution3. Image ColorsImporting images into CreoRaster vs. VectorImportable file formats for CreoConverting raster images for use in CreoHow to Convert TIFF to Creo with Scan2CAD…

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