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Jensen Consulting is a CAD Services based in the UK. Our Blog features a range of articles within the Computer Aided Design World. These include assistance with CAD problems, featuring some of our CAD Services and more. 

 

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Amazing things that have been made with 3D printers

One of the most amazing technological advances in the past few decades has been the advent of 3D printing. In 1983, the first item that was ever printed by a 3D printer was a not very impressive mouthwash cup. However, today it seems that anything can be printed in 3D...

Welcome to the future – Augmented and Virtual Reality

If your organisation believes in keeping up with the “next big thing”, then you need to look no further than immersive technology. There’s a growing belief that Augmented Reality, in particular, is about to substantially transition from the world of gaming to...

Why good fabrication drawings are so important

Fabrication drawings are often overlooked, but they are one of the most important steps in complex construction. The drawing will detail how elements are built, put together and installed. A good fabrication will give the on-site contractor the exact measurements and...

Size doesn’t matter, but BIM can help you “think big”

Technology is making the world smaller – yet providing an unprecedented catalyst for growth and improvement. As such, we are more connected and better able to facilitate change. When reading about technological transformation, it’s easy to believe that much of the...

Should you be 3D printing your CAD projects?

3D printing has enjoyed some impressive advances in the past few years. From new materials to faster printing times, it’s clear the technology is here to stay. The product sector has been revolutionised by 3D printing, and its time for architecture to follow their...

SolidWorks: an update for 2018

As we enter 2018, we are fast approaching the SolidWorks 2018 update. We know you are probably wondering what impact this update will have on your life, so here we take a look at some of the key changes. SolidWorks has designed the new update to ensure the software...

Reverse engineering: Building the future from the past

One of the often under talked about features that CAD software is used for is not only the ability to create brand new, shiny and effective products and items using clever techniques and methods. CAD software also allows us to travel back in time and examine things in...

9 extremely useful CAD commands you probably never knew about!

If you’re new to using CAD or you tend to use the same commands every day in your drafting job, you might not be aware of what you’re missing! Here are 10 really useful commands you probably didn’t even know existed. 1. Burst When you want to explode an object or...

What Smart Cities tell us about Business Information Modelling

Throughout the world, increasing numbers of urban areas are planning or evolving the Smart City concept. It should perhaps be better titled Smart Community, as not all early adopters are city-centric. What do we mean by “Smart” city? It covers a wide range of visions...

How 3D prototyping improves design and manufacturing

3D modelling is used to create realistic and accurate models of surfaces and objects. It utilises software like AutoCAD, or specialist software tools like Advance Steel, and a skilled 3D modeller can create digital replicas of existing items. Another, popular use for...

Process & Plant Pipe Drawings

Process & Plant Drawings Our Process & Plant CAD Team team coordinate and produce pipe fabrication drawings. Contact us today What are process & plant pipe drawings Process and Plant drawings are required for a large range of industries, such as water and...

5 superb Advance Steel tips to increase productivity

In the 3D modelling sector, Advance Steel has long been one of the most popular products to use for steel structures. This powerful yet flexible tool is used throughout the industry when there is a need to detail steel structures or steel fabrication. Giving...

BIM CAD Services – Building Information Modelling Company

BIM Services Company Our BIM Coordinators produce Building Information Models (BIM) for the construction industry, MEP Services, steel structures and plant companies. Contact us today What is BIM (Building Information Modelling) A Building Information Model is an...

Steel Detailing Company – Structural Steel Drafting Services

Structural steel detailing Company Our Steel Detaililing team produce Fabrication drawings for Structural Steel (Hot & Cold rolled), Balustrading, Walkways and Staircases Contact us today What is Steel Detailing? Steel detailing is the drafting process used to...

Reverse Engineering of a LED Fitting

Why did our customer require a CAD company? For this reverse engineering project the customer sent us some LED Light fittings via post for us to create them in 3D. They wanted the models to be created so that 2D drawings could be made for fabrication.   There...