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CAD Atomization

CAD Atomization

CAD Atomization refers to the process of converting whole assemblies to separate, independent parts. This is a one-button process which can be used for both CAD and polygonal output. 3D printing houses can use Atomize to output all parts in an assembly to STL. If you...

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PMI Data Extraction

PMI Data Extraction

Part Manufacturing Information (PMI) is critical data that was formerly regulated to drawings, and is now available as a component of 3D CAD models. Dimensions, GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) and notes provide the detailed criteria that make effective...

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The Digital Thread

The Digital Thread

The term ‘Digital Thread’ refers to a data and communications framework that passes through all relevant aspects of design, manufacturing, maintenance and disposal processes, providing an integrated and holistic view of assets throughout a product lifecycle. The Risk...

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Repair By Color

Repair By Color

What in the world is Repair By Color, and how could that possibly be useful? During Lite Repair, TransMagic attempts to stitch together surfaces that are near enough to one another to constitute an independent body; if two faces share the same plane, the error...

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Machine Gun Surface

Machine Gun Surface

Machine Gun Surface replaces missing faces and surfaces until the CAD model is watertight. The sequence is simple; just click the Machine Gun Surface button (found on the MagicHeal toolbar). In the example in the image at right, Machine Gun Surface replaced thirteen...

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Advanced Repair Tools

Advanced Repair Tools

Advanced Repair Tools can solve some of the thornier problems of CAD repair, often in just seconds. In the process of translating from one format or CAD system to another, it is not uncommon that some geometry is lost. If you suspect that poor translation is your...

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