Tag: Equipment Design

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