Machine Design

CAD edits models faster

Alibre Design 10.0 parametric 3D CAD software for mechanical design includes a Fast Views feature that projects 2D views of large or complex models 10 to 25% of the time previously needed.

A Direct Editing toolset provides push-pull modeling, letting users quickly move, add, and remove design elements. A new inferencing engine automates many editing functions, further reducing the time it takes to make complex changes. For example, it easily identifies a pocket made up of multiple faces by simply clicking on a single face. A new manufacturing add-on, Alibre CAM, supports 2.5 and three-axis milling and runs inside the CAD program.

Alibre Inc., 2350 Campbell Creek Blvd., Suite 100, Richardson, TX 75082, (972) 671-8492, alibre.com

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