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Importing

Directly import many 3D  file types into MetaCAD with clean up options for.

  • Identification and mapping for formed regions.
  • Marking thin side planes.
  • Marking Bend Radius Segments.
  • Paired Surfaces.
  • Unused Entities.
  • Vector Relocation.
  • Automated Prompt to Create new Bend Radius.

 

 

Bend Database

Our 3D Cad has a large and detailed bend database that allows you to modify and create custom bend deductions, whilst incorporating cut adjustment and hemming detailed deductions.

CAD

Quickly and easily design your 3D parts.

  • Standard Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone, Parametric and Plane Creation.
  • Move, Rotate and Copy.
  • Lip and Flange.
  • Trim, Extend and Stretch.
  • Hole Projection
  • Corner Clean up.
  • Edge Control (Bend and Cut)
  • Curved Flange.
  • Hemming.
  • Chamfering, Notching and Filleting.
  • Collision Detection.

3D - 2D - 3D

Our Cad modules are completely bi-directional, draw in 3D send to 2D add some features and send back to 3D.

Layer Control

Detailed layer control.

  • Map planes to layers.
  • Detailed colouring options.
  • Unique machine mapping by layer.
  • Annotations.
  • Supports file attachments.

Animation

Animate your models or assemblies

  • Layer visibility
  • Add Text Box
  • Hide Text Box
  • Pause
  • Rotate
  • Freeze
  • Layer Shift
  • Layer Selection

Pipe Design

Quick and easy wizard to help you create pipes.

  • Tube Length / Diameter with cut generation.
  • Shape intersection (includes sketching).
  • Shape Wrapping.
  • Row and Grid Arrays.
  • End Cuts.

Formed Shapes

Save time with punch tooling, find your 3D formed feature and map it directly to a punch tool.

Profile Libary

Quickly sketch your profile and extrude to a 3D model.

Supported Formats

  • DXF
  • DWG
  • STEP
  • IGES
  • SolidEdge
  • SolidWorks
  • CATIA V4 / V5
  • Inventor
  • Pro/ENGINEER
  • NX/Unigraphics
  • JT
  • Parasolid
  • ACIS
  • Plus More……

Reports

Assembly reports are customisable and can show a range of informative and graphical data from the detailed top level assembly through to a  dimensioned child part.

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