Concepts. 3D CAD & 2D Drawings
Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to assist in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.
CAD software is used to increase the productivity of the designer, improve the quality of design, improve communications through documentation, and to create a database for manufacturing. CAD output is often in the form of electronic files for print, machining, or other manufacturing operations. CAD is mainly used for detailed engineering of 3D models and/or 2D drawings of physical components, but it is also used throughout the engineering process from conceptual design and layout of products, through strength and dynamic analysis of assemblies, to definition of manufacturing methods of components. It can also be used to design objects. Many CAD applications now offer advanced rendering and animation capabilities so engineers can better visualize their product designs.
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Design Automation for SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD
SOLIDWORKS® can be easily automated with DriveWorks.
DriveWorks is the Design Automation choice for SOLIDWORKS. Our entry level product, DriveWorksXpress is fully embedded and included in every license of SOLIDWORKS.
SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software delivers powerful design functionality with the intuituve SOLIDWORKS user interface to speed your design processes and make you instantly productive. Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. SOLIDWORKS products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help you design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. The SOLIDWORKS focus on ease-of-use allows more engineers, designers and other technology professionals than ever before to take advantage of 3D in bringing their designs to life.
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SOLIDWORKS Certified Partner Program
The SOLIDWORKS Partner Program gives you direct access to products that complement SOLIDWORKS. DriveWorks Ltd are proud to be SOLIDWORKS Certified GOLD Partners.
- DriveWorks Ltd began developing Design Automation tools and products for SOLIDWORKS in 2001.
- DriveWorksXpress has been included with EVERY license of SOLIDWORKS since SolidWorks 2008.
- DriveWorksXpress, DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro Administrator are all SOLIDWORKS Certified Gold Products.
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