CAD Design

CAD Design Tips and Hints

Edging a Part extruded from an Ellipse
It is not possible to edge a part that has been drawn/extruded from a curve/sketch using the ellipse function. The error message Pipe guide curve must only ...
Wed, 7 Mar, 2018 at 11:37 AM
Importing DXF/DWG generated by Adobe Illustrator AI file
Adobe Illustrator AI file has been saved as a DXF or DWG The file will contain B Splines if saved via Illustrator via Export - DWG/DXF It is necessary to ...
Wed, 7 Mar, 2018 at 11:36 AM
How to constrain/dimension Arc Length in a Sketch
If you need to constrain an Arc based on a known arc length you have two ways:   Constrain arc length based on Chord Length (calculated) and Radius (k...
Wed, 7 Mar, 2018 at 11:37 AM
Mirroring Whole Projects
How to Mirror Whole Projects: 1.       Create a new file and insert the project you would like to be mirrored. [Assembly &g...
Wed, 7 Mar, 2018 at 11:42 AM
Material Weight/Mass Calculation for BOM
Example. Calculate the weight of a Particle Board panel at size 300mm x 690 mm:   Grab cubic weight of the required material from supplier: I...
Thu, 5 Apr, 2018 at 11:10 AM