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Powerful and easy features for CAD Import or Drawing. MetaCAD 3D supports multiple import formats and has its own CAD engine which will allow for easy design or adjustments with accurate unfolding ready for your cutting and nesting process.

CAD File Support

Directly import from many supported 3D file types into MetaCAD with automatic cleanup options.


Consistent Interface helps our users have a better and more logical experience.

Bend Database

Bend database that allows you to create or modify deductions, whilst incorporating cut adjustments.


Quickly create or edit your parts, using an array of basic and advanced design tools.

3D - 2D - 3D

Our CAD is fully bi-directional giving all the benefits from both our 2D and 3D CAD options.

Additional CAD Options

3D CAD features additional options like Pipe Designer, Profile Drawing and Ducting.

Form Tools

3D CAD supports Form Tool Mapping and Design to help streamline punch tooling process.


Unfolding control with corner and relief options as well as marking support for 2D processing.


Customisable reports can be configured to show a large range of information and can be printed or saved.


MetaCAM supports the mainstream CAD Files Like

ACIS, Autodesk Inventor, CATIA, Creo-Pro/E, I-deas, IFC, IGES, JT, MetaCAM 3D, NX-Unigraphics, Parasolid, PRC, Rhino3D, SolidEdge, SolidWorks, STEP, STEP/XML, VDA-FS
and VRML.

The bend database is extremely configurable with the options to set degree increments (standard calculated and custom entered), with cut tables and hemming as well.

Yes you have full control over the reports from displaying the 3D with 2D unfold and dimensioning along with customising the layout with additional information / graphics.

Yes MetaCAD supports Parametric shapes along with our parametric ducting module.

Yes!  You can export your 2D Flat Patterns in dxf format.

MetaCAD is a relatively easy to learn software as it follows the same logic in the rest of the Meta* modules it also contains built in help files that can be accessed dynamically.

Yes, contact our sales team for more information.

Yes, 3D CAD like 2D CAD supports layer structures so you can built your assemblies and even animate them as well.