Tag: Equipment Design

Checkpoint Levels Designed in IronCAD

With a combined work experience of almost 200 years, Checkpoint has done just about all there is on a job site: erecting steel racks, TIG welding warehouse equipment, general construction, carpentry, drywall work, electrical installation, plumbing, machining and mechanical assembly, carpet installation, painting, demolition, cabinetry and fixtures. Somewhere along the way, Checkpoint was inspired to… Read more

Broddson Machine Design

For countries like Egypt, sand is a serious issue. Much of the sand ends up on the roads, which can lead to hazardous driving conditions. How can this and other debris be effectively taken care of, swept up, and placed on a truck? That’s where Broddson comes into play! Broddson AB in Motala, Sweden, is… Read more

IronCAD Gold

“To sum up my experience of IronCAD, it exceeded my expectations and left me wanting more.” –Phil Foley, Contributor to Design World IronCAD is an MCAD product that is unique in its intuitive design philosophy incorporating drag-and-drop functionality, push-and-pull shape modification, and a non-restrictive history-based design process. New users find IronCAD a bit strange at… Read more

3D CAD software for small business

For over 25 years, U.S.-based van Geldern Machine Company, Inc. has been providing mechanical engineering and design services, specifically custom machinery and tooling design, to a variety of industries. At its inception, like the majority of design companies at that time, the CAD softwares of choice were 2D. Van Geldern soon began to look into… Read more

“IronCAD is a remarkable product that’s been leading the industry for two decades.” —Ralph Grabowski, Design Engineering IronCAD 2018 continues to place advancements in productivity as it primary objective and strives to change the way design in 3D is done today. Ralph Grabowski’s article for Design Engineering captures IronCAD’s history of innovation and highlights the… Read more

Fundamentally Better Way to Design in 3D for Equipment Manufacturers Today’s engineers are involved in a design process that incorporates feedback from other departments and customers throughout a product’s lifecycle. Often this requires shorter delivery times from bidding proposals through to manufacturing. They need to start new projects quickly and iterate through many design alternatives… Read more

Example of aluminum extrusions for structural design

All extrusion profiles used in structural design are not created equal, nor are the designs of the structures made up of the extrusions. Nevertheless, many CAD solutions on the market today provide standard tools for the design of aluminum extrusions and the construction of the structures made up of extrusions. On the other hand, CAD… Read more