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CAD has revolutionized the way we approach and think about design. Today, there are few industries which haven’t been impacted by the creative possibilities opened up by CAD software. As the digital economy booms, CAD has expanded outside of its traditional fields of architecture and engineering, and has become the go-to design tool for game designers and digital content creators. This category plunges headfirst into the world of CAD. We talk about the software that can help you make an impact; the new developments that are changing the design world; and the wide range of applications that go far beyond our traditional perceptions of what CAD is and does.

CAD has revolutionized the way we approach and think about design. Today, there are few industries which haven’t been impacted by the creative possibilities opened up by CAD software. As the digital economy booms, CAD has expanded outside of its traditional fields of architecture and engineering, and has become the go-to design tool for game designers and digital content creators. This category plunges headfirst into the world of CAD. We talk about the software that can help you make an impact; the new developments that are changing the design world; and the wide range of applications that go far beyond our traditional perceptions of what CAD is and does.

HP Z4 Computer With Monitor

Compared: The Best Workstations for CAD

HP Z4 Computer With Monitor

If you work with CAD software, you’re probably always on the hunt for ways to make your workflow more efficient. Central to that search is finding the best workstations for CAD. With so many impressive machines on the market, however, that’s…

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Soft focus color areas - Product Lifecycle Management

Everything You Need To Know About PLM

Soft focus color areas - Product Lifecycle Management

Whichever business you’re in, it’s possible you’ve come across the term ‘PLM’ at least once. It stands for Product Lifecycle Management. Initially a strategy developed by automobile manufacturers in the ’90s, it’s now an established business model adopted by numerous companies…

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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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Catia vs Solidworks

CATIA vs SolidWorks: Software Comparison

Catia vs Solidworks

Here at Scan2CAD, we know that it can often be difficult to find useful information on the simple issue of which programs perform which functions. That’s why, in recent weeks, we’ve turned our attention towards comparing the many CAD programs currently…

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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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