What’s New in IronCAD Mechanical 2021

Jan 28, 2021 | , , , , , , ,
IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - What's New

We’re excited to officially announce the release of IronCAD Mechanical 2021, the powerful mechanical tools add-on for the IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite. As a leader in CAD productivity, IronCAD continues to strive to support mechanical designers and increase their productivity at all levels with the release of the IronCAD Mechanical 2021 design extension. IronCAD Mechanical 2021 adds brand new features and improvements to existing tools, including the Face to DXF and Create Blend Plane tools. Below are more specific details about the many new customer-driven productivity enhancements in IronCAD Mechanical 2021 that further extend IronCAD’s capabilities.


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Export Unfolded Part

New improvements to the Export Unfolded Part tool and some new settings are available in the dialog for drawing options such as thickness and material listings.

IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Export Unfolded Part


Face to DXF

The Face to DXF tool has been updated with some new and useful options now available in the dialog. Furthermore, by dragging the tool with the Right Mouse Button, the tool allows you to set the options and select parallel or coplanar faces to export.

IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Face to DXF


View Manager

IronCAD Mechanical 2021 features improvements to the View Manager tool, allowing users to set the image size with ease.

IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - View Manager




The latest update to the Steels tool now adds an option for the replacement of Profiles equal to the one being modified.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Steels


PRO Active Manager

The PRO Active Manager tool has added new capabilities to the BOM Configuration. The latest updates to this functionality now make it possible for users to get the Single and the Total Weight of the element.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - PRO Active Manager



Create PROActiveParts

Newly available to IronCAD Mechanical 2021 is the ability to export DWG drawings for each record of the table.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Create PROActiveParts_1_2

3D Text

This creation of 3DText using the Smoot Profile (use BSpline) has been improved in order to respect the size box height set in the dialog.
IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - 3D Text


Revision Manager

When a revision is created, a copy of the selected element is saved in the subfolder “Revisions” of the current folder. Furthermore, it’s possible to open the previously saved revision in a separate tab of the active instance of IronCAD.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Revision Manager_1_2



Set Category

The new Set Category command in the catalog now makes it possible for setting the category for users.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Set Category



Set Color

New to IronCAD Mechanical is the added command in the catalog for setting the Color.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Set Color



Import DXF3D Scanned files

A new tool for DXF3D import from scanners has been added.
IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Import DXF3D Scanned files



Create Blend Plane

IronCAD Mechanical 2021 features new capabilities like the Create Blend Plane tool, allowing users to create radius/curve profiles for tube curves with ease.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - Create Blend Plane




The IronCAD Setting Management section has been revised for saving IronCAD/Inovate settings.IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - IPROSettings_1
Additionally, a new tool useful to copy settings from the previously existing version of IronCAD/Inovate is now available in the IPROSetting window.


IronCAD Mechanical 2021 - IPROSettings_2