Streamlining Your CAD Processes with the BricsCAD® Manufacturing Toolkit

October 02, 2023 2 min read

Streamlining Your CAD Processes with the BricsCAD® Manufacturing Toolkit

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Computer-Aided Design (CAD) has revolutionized the manufacturing industry, making processes faster, more accurate, and streamlined. The BricsCAD Manufacturing toolkit is a powerful set of tools that allows manufacturing professionals to leverage the benefits of CAD effectively. Let's delve into how you can streamline your CAD processes with the BricsCAD® Manufacturing toolkit.

CAD Toolset

BricsCAD® provides a robust CAD toolset designed with the needs of designers, innovators, and engineers in mind. BricsCAD® Lite offers a high-performing, compatible, and concise 2D drafting and detailing tool. At the same time, BricsCAD® Pro provides a powerful, intuitive and interoperable 2D/3D CAD and modeling tool. These tools allow you to optimize your workflow, and their interoperability ensures that you can work seamlessly across different platforms and file formats.

Preparation of Designs for Manufacture

Preparing designs for manufacture involves enhancing CAD data with manufacturing data. BricsCAD® provides innovative features like The Quad, CopyGuided and MoveGuided, which help enhance design data swiftly and efficiently. The Quad utilizes machine learning to adapt to your most frequently accessed commands, thereby speeding up your workflow. CopyGuided and MoveGuided are intelligent tools that streamline the process of copying and moving entities in your drawings, ensuring accuracy throughout your workflow. By combining these features with Communicator for BricsCAD, you can quickly import design data from different formats and turn it into accurate manufacturing drawings.

Sheet Metal Design Delivery

BricsCAD® also offers a comprehensive range of sheet metal features and tools that help deliver 3D designs as sheet metal models and fabrication drawings faster. Its unique automated workflows, such as the SMQUICK command, convert 3D solid to a Sheet Metal Solid and automatically create optimal sets of splits, junctions, and bends, thereby boosting your design process.

Designing Manufacturing Facilities with CAD

Designing production layouts becomes easy with BricsCAD® Ultimate. By combining the capabilities of BricsCAD® Mechanical and BricsCAD® BIM, you can create and modify production facility layouts in a single workspace. BricsCAD® allows you to integrate the manufacturing equipment models into the factory's BIM model, thus providing an integrated view of the manufacturing facility. The single work environment provided by BricsCAD® makes facility design more straightforward and efficient.

To sum up, whether it's preparing designs for manufacture, creating sheet metal designs, or planning the layout for manufacturing facilities, the BricsCAD® Manufacturing toolkit provides all the tools you need to make these processes efficient, accurate, and quick. For more information about the most advanced design software technology, please feel free to contact our sales team at NOVEDGE.

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