Engineers realized they would have to move from their 2-D CAD
program to a 3-D application to keep up with customer requests.
The center has replaced a 2-D CAD
system with a 3-D system, which engineers will use to study methods of handling the ammunition loads that the center must manage.
Offers 2-D CAD
; 3-D GAD/CAM; large CNC machining; small and large high-speed CNC machining, grinding, polishing; small and large EDM; large CNC EDM, sawing, gun drilling, CMM inspection; and injection and compression mold tryout.
The company's engineers typically designed each component using 2-D CAD
software and manually verified component interfaces.
Car-seat manufacturer Concord Kinderautositze GmbH recently replaced its 2-D CAD
system with a 3-D system from VX Corp.
Romaco Bosspak had been dissatisfied with its former 2-D CAD
software even before signing the tablet-counter contract, Lewis said.
Adding to the time burden is need to train many mold designers whose work styles are based on their tried-and-true 2-D CAD