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Advanced BIM tips and tricks for architecture firms

Building Information Modelling (BIM) can be extremely beneficial for architecture firms. Once the basics have been mastered and BIM has been successfully integrated, you can use these more advanced tips and tricks to really get the most from your software. Keep your...

6 Great tips and tricks for perfecting your rendering in 3ds Max

3ds Max is a truly powerful programme that offers a wide range of features and is easily compatible with a great many systems. That being said, it takes some effort to master. Fortunately, 3ds is a very intuitive rendering system that allows you to grasp the basics of...

How BIM can benefit facilities managers

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is often misunderstood by facilities managers and is therefore not utilised to its full extent. BIM is required on UK public sector projects as a mandatory component and is also gaining momentum globally. Therefore, the sooner your...

Creating custom appearances in SolidWorks

Custom appearances allow you to add texture and colour to your models and can be used in various ways to assist the design process, in addition to making your designs look more realistic. SolidWorks offers around 490 appearances in assorted categories, including wood,...

Large assembly SolidWorks tips and tricks

When working with SolidWorks, large assembly can prove challenging, especially for computers that are a little slower. If you’re looking for some tips and tricks to improve the performance of your computer, while maintaining all the functionality you have come...

What are the benefits CAD offers that manual design doesn’t?

Technology has been a blessing to the engineering industry. However, some people are still resistant to the idea of computer-aided design (CAD). Here, we’re going to take a look at the major benefits of using technology to plan your next project. It allows you...

Tips for quicker dimensioning in SolidWorks

When using CAD as part of the design process for both major and minor projects, one of the most important things to get right are the dimensions of each object you are creating. Dimensioning can be a very time-consuming process, and in order to make your operation as...

Benefits of using BIM in healthcare projects

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has become increasingly popular in the engineering, construction and architecture fields when related to healthcare projects. Here are a few good reasons why BIM is best when applied to major healthcare development projects. Saving...

9 of the biggest benefits of BIM (building information modelling)

Building Information Modelling, or BIM, uses 3D models to streamline workflows and to improve productivity. It is beneficial to individual professionals like architects, as well as to companies and contractors. It is especially beneficial in multi-faceted projects,...

Three ways to become more productive with AutoCAD

AutoCAD software is relied upon by engineers, architects and construction professionals in order to create precise 2D and 3D drawings. It is an innovative design tool that helps you to design and shape the world around you. It speeds up renovations, enables you to...

Image rendering and virtual reality are 2017’s hot trends

This year, amongst many other trends in digital, we are seeing a rise in the use of virtual reality. Mark Zuckerberg recently had to attend court over controversy surrounding Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus and the IP of its inception. He stated that...

Why you need 3D Visuals for your web marketing content

Video is huge. According to Facebook, 100 million hours of video are watched by 500 million viewers every single day. Add in the figures for YouTube where 4,950,000,000 videos are watched daily and you’ll appreciate why video is now an essential component of any...

Computer Aided Design in car manufacturing…

When we think of Computer Aided Design (CAD), we often think of how it can help develop small consumer products or assist in the blue prints for the construction of architectural projects. However, it can also be used in the car manufacturing industry. Back in the...

What is computer aided quality assurance (CAQC)?

Traditionally, quality control is carried out using manual inspection methods. It is a system in which standards are maintained on manufactured products through testing a sample of the items made against the original specification. Because of the fact it is manual,...

How the AI trend will affect CAD systems

2017 is going to be a big year for tech, as we see the rise of both Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence. It will also be a good year for the Internet of Things and expanding and improving technology and connectivity across the world.

Common 3D modelling pitfalls – and how to avoid them

Computer aided design can sometimes seem so powerful that you imagine there’s nothing it can’t do – until you come up against the limitations and realise you’ve made a critical error that violates the rules of basic physics.

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