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Everything You Wanted to Know About 3d Scanning – The Basics

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 8, 2016

Everything You Wanted to Know About 3d Scanning – The Basics Every year, we meet many people who think what we do is interesting, but aren’t quite sure how our 3D scanning technologies can help them. We’re sure that if you clicked on the link to read this article, you might be one of those … Read more

AutoCAD 2016, AutoCAD’s Latest Release, Visual Accuracy

How to use Autocad New feature Visual Accuracy

By Australian Design & Drafting | October 24, 2016

How to use Autocad New feature Visual Accuracy The new release of AutoCAD 2016 features certain significant improvements. These improvements include a more comprehensive canvas, richer design context, and intelligent tools such as Smart Dimensioning, Coordination Model, Enhanced PDFs, and Stunning Visual Experience. AutoCAD software tools are known worldwide for providing 2D and 3D design … Read more

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CAD Drafting and Residential Design

By Australian Design & Drafting | October 17, 2016

CAD Drafting and Residential Design Imagine being able to walk through your new home or office building, go into every room, try out different colors on the walls or make changes to the design – before it’s even built. It sounds pretty amazing, and it is. That is the world of CAD (Computer-Aided Design) drafting. … Read more

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How CAD Technology benefits from Dynamic Modeling

By Australian Design & Drafting | September 26, 2016

How CAD Technology benefits from Dynamic Modeling Alexander Pope, in the 17th century, coined the phrase “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing”. This phrase holds true in many cases, because a small amount of knowledge could lead to overconfidence. An overconfident person is likely to make decisions hastily without taking all facts into account. … Read more

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How Music Industry impacted by 3D Printing

By Australian Design & Drafting | September 21, 2016

How Music Industry impacted by 3D Printing Prior to digital preservation of works of art, books were stored on microfiche, while music, pictures and movies were stored on film. One benefit of storing information in digitized form is that it can be transported electronically, so that backup copies of the information can be placed at … Read more

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What is the difference between IGES and STEP Files?

By Australian Design & Drafting | September 1, 2016

What is difference between IGES and STEP Files? What is difference between IGES and STEP Files? Both are “neutral file formats”. They were developed to be compatible with different 3D packages The oldest is IGES (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification). It was developed in the mid ’70s by the defense industry to solve compatibility issues between … Read more

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The New Dimension in Electrical Design Evolution or Revolution?

By Australian Design & Drafting | August 26, 2016

The New Dimension in Electrical Design Evolution or Revolution? how electrical engineers moved from paper sketches to 3d Hi Folks! Its chilling winter here in Australia, so let’s have some warms up from electrical design and drafting news.. Over the past 260 years, the way we light our homes and power our businesses has changed … Read more

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What You should know about Solidworks?

By Australian Design & Drafting | August 15, 2016

What You should know about Solidworks and its History? In the following article, I will describe you in short sentences the genesis of SOLIDWORKS. How did it happen and why SOLIDWORKS until today has been so successful. In December 1993, Mr. Jon Deer Tick founded together with a team of engineers SOLIDWORKS in Waltham Massachusetts … Read more

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What are the Main fundamental Issues for 3d Designer/Drafter?

By Australian Design & Drafting | August 5, 2016

What are the Main fundamental Issues for 3d Designer/Drafter? There are some very confusing fundamental issues encounter by designer/drafter during design process and It should be address properly during process itself. If a 3d designer/drafter create his drawings separately from the production regardless of the manufacturing process, incurred costly and time-consuming delays. For example, if … Read more

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How to Protect Design Intellectual Property with Autodesk Inventor?

By Australian Design & Drafting | July 23, 2016

How to Protect Design Intellectual Property with Autodesk Inventor? In the modern business world with millions of files coming and going in cyber space it is important for companies to protect their Intellectual Property (IP). This becomes even more important when manufacturing a product in which countless hours of engineer time has gone into, not … Read more

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Best CAD Drafting Software

By Australian Design & Drafting | July 18, 2016

Best CAD Drafting Software Computer-aided Drafting or simply CAD Drafting has wiped out and replaced almost all traditional hand drafting techniques used in many industries – especially within the realm of mechanical engineering and design. Neater and faster to conduct, computer-aided drawings are also fairly easy to modify and far less vulnerable to physical damages. … Read more

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Can Google Sketchup replace AutoCAD?

By Australian Design & Drafting | July 12, 2016

Can Google Sketchup replace AutoCAD? If you spend any time at all using designing tools or rendering and model software, whether professionally or as a hobby in your free time, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Sketchup by now. A fast, free, easy to learn designing tool that competes with AutoCAD (or does it?), Google … Read more

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How Businesses prefer 3D CAD over 2D CAD drafting software?

By Australian Design & Drafting | July 2, 2016

How Businesses prefer 3D CAD over 2D CAD drafting software? Choosing Between 2D and 3D CAD Applications Amazingly, the argument over 2D vs. 3D CAD applications rages on, with developers and designers on both sides touting the merits of their preferences and the flaws of opposing CAD choices. While this argument might seem academic to … Read more

CAD CYBER THREATS

How CAD Design and Drafting Industry fighting New Cyber Threats?

By Australian Design & Drafting | June 25, 2016

How are CAD Design and Drafting Industry fighting New Cyber Threats? Less than two decades ago, the primary goal of most CAD Design and Drafting organizations was to provide up-to-date CAD workstations and a pleasant working environment for their CAD engineers and designers. Even today, the training of a CAD engineer focuses on equipping the … Read more

How to be Best Drafter or Designer in your Field

How to be Best Drafter or Designer in your Field

By Australian Design & Drafting | May 30, 2016

How to be Best Drafter or Designer in your Field As you set your personal new year resolutions, it’s also important to establish some professional goals. Goal setting is crucial for progress, especially when it comes to your business and/or career. In this post I want to share some of my professional goals for 2016. These … Read more

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Cost Effective CAD Solutions for Civil Engineering

By Australian Design & Drafting | May 17, 2016

Cost Effective CAD Solutions for Civil Engineering Any big projects success depends on cost effective CAD solutions. Project Managers are very careful when it comes to spending money and it should be that way since its one of the best important resource of projects. Increasing the profitability and decreasing the overhead cost becomes most important … Read more

Drawing specification for patent application

By Australian Design & Drafting | May 6, 2016

This is 2 part series for patent application guide for Australia and Drawing specification for the patent application Part 2: Drawing specification for the patent application Is your design responsible for the overall appearance of a product? The overall appearance can include the shape, configuration, pattern and ornamentation which, when applied to a product, give … Read more

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Patent Application Guide for Australia

By Australian Design & Drafting | April 27, 2016

Patent Application Guide for Australia This is 2 part series for patent application guide for Australia and Drawing specification for the patent application Part 1: Patent Application Guide for Australia Patent Benefits: The protection provided by the Australian patent system is a major contributor to the success of new inventions and the millions of dollars in … Read more

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Importance of Quality Control for CAD Outsourcing

By Australian Design & Drafting | April 4, 2016

Importance of Quality Control for CAD Outsourcing Do you’re company need a CAD project to be outsourced? There can be many reasons for outsourcing, for example, if maybe you have a big project that you can’t be completed in time, or you’ve lost your prized CAD engineer, or when your company is facing “growing pains.”  … Read more

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Workflow of Manufacturers benefited by the use of 3D CAD Conversion services

By Australian Design & Drafting | April 1, 2016

Workflow of Manufacturers benefited by the use of 3D CAD Conversion services No matter what the industry, it’s clearly understood that better workflows mean higher efficiency, and in manufacturing, efficiency is vital if you want to stay competitive.  Because many manufacturing business owners get caught up in the everyday running of their business, they may … Read more

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Design a Custom Duct or Rail in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D

By Australian Design & Drafting | March 8, 2016

2D and 3D Layout of SOLIDWORKS Electrical cabinet makes use of ducts and/or rails for routing of wires & cables, and also for mounting of other components. Their representation in 2D is by line art symbols, and as SOLIDWORKS Parts in 3D. The 2D symbol is connected with a manufacturer’s part data through the database. … Read more

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how to convert revit to Autocad DWG

By Australian Design & Drafting | February 27, 2016

how to convert Revit to Autocad DWG Revit 2015 Exporting to AutoCAD DWG. The process is, first select dwg from the export. CAD Formats menu. Then select the button to the right of Export Setup. In the Dialogue box, change the load Layer Standards, to any standard you want. You also change other settings on … Read more

CAD Outsource Service

Best 3D Modeling Services in the Australia

By Australian Design & Drafting | February 24, 2016

Best 3D Modeling Services in the Australia Temporary outsource services for 3D CAD modeling are often required by manufacturing companies, during busy times. In this type of service, the manufacturers look for companies with CAD and 3D Modeling know-how along with someone who understand the way they do business, meaning a focus on Modeling, Assembly, Drafting, Die Design, … Read more

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TIPS for interviewing for a CAD drafter position

By Australian Design & Drafting | February 14, 2016

TIPS for interviewing for a CAD drafter position Everyone that uses CAD needs a job but how do you know if a potential employer is right for you? It’s very difficult to hire the right person and it is equally challenging to find the right employer. As a worker, you are putting your faith and … Read more

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Solidworks Cad Data management

By Australian Design & Drafting | February 11, 2016

Solidworks Cad Data Management It is no secret that managing Gigabytes of CAD data can be tough. Especially if you’re a new comer to a company that contains years of legacy data, you’ll probably be spending at least 2 hours a day on non-essential task, which is sorting out your files. What’s more, every department … Read more

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