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Opt for affordable 2D drafting services

By Australian Design & Drafting | February 10, 2016

Opt for affordable 2D drafting services The solution is simple. All you have to do is outsource to Australian Design & Drafting and you can avail a cutting edge 2D drafting solution, without having to invest in expensive technology or going through tedious recruitment headaches.  Read on to find out more about the importance of effective 2D … Read more

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Future of 3D Design Microsoft’s HoloLens

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 30, 2016

Future of 3D Design Microsoft’s HoloLens Just Recently I have watched Star Wars Episode 7 in cinema. It just made me think how future is shaping with new technology and how we realized that soon it won’t be science fiction anymore but reality.  Star Wars primed an entire generation to expect certain things from future … Read more

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Engineers CAD Drinks

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 22, 2016

Engineer’s CAD Drinks Autodesk Introduces Whisky Drinks for AutoCAD and CAD Drinks for Engineers – Helping Them Plot Their Own Cocktails. Now Autodesk users can download their own copy of CAD drinks, and learn to mix cocktails with precision. The DWG files contain all the information about the technique of mixing your drinks – simply by shaking … Read more

Intelligent P&IDs

Intelligent P&IDs and their Advantages

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 21, 2016

Intelligent P&IDs and their Advantages Intelligent P&IDs for piping systems are 2D Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams generated using symbols for equipment, instruments, components etc. and lines representing pipelines, instrumentation signal lines etc. as well as general elements, customized as per each client’s requirements. The information stored with each Intelligent P&ID consists of minimum required attributes for … Read more

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What Education Do CAD Drafters (Designers) Need?

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 20, 2016

What Education Do CAD Drafters (Designers) Need? Today’s CAD designers will have to obtain, at the very minimum, an associate’s degree. Course work in this career field should ideally begin in high school, with a focus on art, science, computer technologies, math, and drafting. Upon entering college, students should continue to pursue courses they were … Read more

Paper Sketch to 3D Model

Paper Sketch to 3D Model

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 14, 2016

Paper Sketch to 3D Model I’ve heard troubling talk over the use of sketches as a viable form of pre-design planning, and I’ve seen several experts, whose talent I respect greatly, make proclamations that performing a hand sketch prior to earnest software-based design work is a waste of time and energy. The consensus seems to … Read more

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CAD Drafters Career Opportunities

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 11, 2016

CAD Drafters Career Opportunities Over the past several decades, CAD drafters career opportunies were a valid position to pursue within the CAD design industry. With advances in technology and computer applications, career growth in this a particular segment has declined in recent years. The current expected outlook for this type of career field is only … Read more

Virtual Reality and Future of CAD Design

Virtual Reality and Future of CAD Design

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 10, 2016

Virtual Reality and Future of CAD Design A common problem for parents who are raising teenage children is to pull them away from computer games so that they would do homework and other assignments. It may not be far-fetched to say that many teenagers are addicted to computer games. The APA (The American Psychiatric Association) … Read more

Cloud Based CAD

Cloud Based CAD

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 8, 2016

Cloud Based CAD What is Cloud Based CAD? In a simplistic sense, it means that instead of having CAD software resident locally on CAD workstations or on local network servers, cloud-based solutions enable CAD software to be loaded and run remotely, and to be accessible on the internet to an approved CAD professional. Before answering … Read more

CAD Software and Entrepreneur

CAD Software and Entrepreneur

By Australian Design & Drafting | January 6, 2016

CAD Software and Entrepreneur A new trend is developing in the CAD industry, led by Dassault Systems. The CAD vendor is making its Solidworks software suite freely available to startups, nonprofit organizations, and business incubators, except for a small application fee. Not far behind is Autodesk, which provides the same opportunities. This initiative by leading … Read more

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Electrical CAD Drafting In Construction Field

By Australian Design & Drafting | December 1, 2015

Electrical CAD Drafting In Construction Field Before CAD machines were found, the field of construction required architects to make elaborate and detailed drawings on a sheet of paper. There were a lot of problems with the process. Not only were there fallacies in drawing, but at the same time, pinning down all the details and … Read more

Raster Image Formats

Raster Image Formats in CAD

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 25, 2015

Raster Image Formats in CAD There are many 3D CAD file formats for storing and transmitting data. CAD file formats can be classified in terms of two distinct formats: the bitmap or raster (pixel-based) format, and the vector format. The distinction between the two formats is clarified by pointing out the main difference between them. … Read more

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Mobile CAD Computing

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 25, 2015

Mobile CAD Computing From the time when the PC (Personal Computer) was introduced in the late 1970s to early 1980s, the computing world has witnessed progressive miniaturization of the PC into laptops, tablets, smartphones, and recently into computerized watches. Because of the availability of the internet and cloud computing, the trend is to reduce computing … Read more

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Virtual Prototyping Reality?

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 25, 2015

Virtual Prototyping Reality? Manufacturing organizations have much to gain by reducing TTM (Time To Market), to optimize product designs for optimum performance, and to maximize reliability. A typical product design cycle (before Product Launch), referred to as PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) involves these essential phases: Conceptual design, Detailed design and validation, Tooling design, Manufacturing planning … Read more

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Driverless Car Cad Design

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 25, 2015

Driverless Car Cad Design If you think the idea of having driverless cars on the roads seems dangerous and utopian, think again, because the idea is quickly becoming reality. Actually, we have been using certain features of driverless cars for some time. Until recently, automobiles did not have cruise control, automatic and antilock braking, temperature … Read more

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Wearable Medical Devices CAD Design

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 25, 2015

Wearable Medical Devices CAD Design The majority of people born before the year 1900 did not live past the age of 50. In the 20th century, life expectancy increased dramatically, and today, life expectancy is over 80 years in many developed countries. It is estimated that people over 85 years of age comprise about 8% … Read more

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CAD Innovations in Rapid Prototyping

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

CAD Innovations in Rapid Prototyping [fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”0px” id=””][/fusion_dropcap]Rapid Prototyping has advanced our ability to design and fabricate models, proof-of-principle prototypes, and in some cases functional components. Few of the well-established Additive Processes, whereby plastic parts are built layer by layer directly from a 3D CAD model, some of the common techniques are: Stereo … Read more

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Architect developed a stunning 3D printing models

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

The architect developed a stunning 3D printing models So far, we have seen too many examples to prove CAD design combined with 3D printing can produce very amazing works of art, but like Turkish architect Daghan Cam, those so dependent on software creation of art projects are also rare. With the help of computer simulation … Read more

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3D print using beer

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

3D print using beer When it comes to 3D print, it’s not just the machines that are progressing and evolving, the materials used to print the products is also advancing. 3Dom, a US company that specializes in eco-friendly printing filaments, has now come up with a way to 3D print using a material made from … Read more

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Types of CAD Conversions

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

Different Kind of CAD Conversion If you want to bring your product to life, you will need to convert your plans, diagrams, sketches and other such files into a CAD format. Whether you plan on redesigning your home or are working for an engineering firm, using CAD will ensure a successful outcome. Instead of struggling … Read more

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Cost Effective SketchUp Services

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

Cost Effective SketchUp Services If you have not yet used SketchUp for your business, then it’s time you used the software and reaped the benefits that it offers. With its accuracy of design and flexibility, builders, landscape designers, construction firms and the engineering industry, in general, have been able to effectively conceptualize, market and present … Read more

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3D printing house to build in 20 hours!

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

3D printing house to build in 20 hours! 3D printing seems to be the latest “ultra-cool” movement in technology. Ever since I heard about 3D printing (I only knew about small 3D printers), I began to imagine how would the world look like if 3D printing will become such a common procedure like paper printing. … Read more

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The world’s largest 3D printer

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

The world’s largest 3D printer The big guy up to 12 meters was built out of the object is achieved by the use of local materials and less energy as possible to build a house almost zero cost, to provide quick and inexpensive relief to the affected areas in the future due to rapid population … Read more

How to Solve Engineering problems with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

How to Solve Engineering problems with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

Engineering problems with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) With finite element analysis or FEA services, you can easily find an apt solution for any complex engineering problem by subdividing your problem into small and manageable finite elements. FEA services involve the use of finite elements to successfully reduce the complex differential equations of a structure to … Read more

Reverse Engineering Using 3D Scanners to Generate CAD Models

How to do Reverse Engineering Using 3D Scanners to Generate CAD Models

By Australian Design & Drafting | November 20, 2015

Reverse Engineering Using 3D Scanners to Generate CAD Models Today’s engineer lives and thrives in a 3D CAD model world. CAD models provide design versatility and a direct link to rapid prototype development. As a result, our libraries of CAD models are ever more important. Reverse engineering using 3D scan data is a fast and … Read more

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