IronCAD 2019 Product Update #1 Release We’re excited to announce our latest release, IronCAD 2019 Product Update #1. This update extends powerful functionality and ease-of-use improvements added in 2019 in addition to many usability improvements to increase design productivity in your design process. Listed below are more specific details about the productivity enhancements for 2019… Read more

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A Short Introduction to the World of CAD   CAD. You’ve seen the word. Heard it. Maybe even dabbled in it.   But what is Computer-Aided Design (otherwise known as CAD)?   According to TechTarget.com, “CAD (computer-aided design) software is used by architects, engineers, drafters, artists, and others to create precision drawings or technical illustrations.”… Read more

Copyright FIRST® LEGO® League   For the weekend of February 1st, 2019, the city of Atlanta was the proud host of a championship that would go down in history. And no, we’re not talking about Super Bowl LIII. Sixty-one years ago, the LEGO® brick—classic that it is for every childhood in America–was born. And nearly… Read more

The latest CAD release fully supports the recent KeyShot 8 version with advanced technology and features.   (ATLANTA, Ga.) January 15, 2019 — IronCAD, the 3D CAD platform of choice among metal fabricators and custom machinery manufacturers, officially announces support for its KeyShot 8 design extension in its 20th Anniversary Edition (IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite 2019)…. Read more

IronCAD 2019 Release We’re excited to announce that IRONCAD 2019 is here and it is our 20th Anniversary Release! This next generation of design-productivity software used among metal fabricators and custom machinery manufacturers continues to strengthen its ability to design, work and collaborate with large assembly designs. New functions and improved features/user interface focus on this… Read more

Coal Science Research Institute needed to develop a new mining device and they needed CAD software that could meet the challenge. By implementing IRONCAD, they were able to develop an award-winning machine, the EBJ-120TP, in very little time. At present, most of the mining machines used in China are quite old. Many were designed in the… Read more

CAD Innovations

With this year marking IronCAD’s twentieth anniversary, we thought we’d take a closer look at the 3D design platform’s signature CAD innovations throughout the years. As a company that’s been devoted to making today’s collaborative design process faster and more seamless since we started in 1998, there are some fundamental aspects to IronCAD that it’s… Read more

Twenty years ago, IronCAD made its debut at the National Design Engineering Show and Conference (NDES) in Chicago, stunning audiences with its speed and the introduction of an entirely new design methodology. “IronCAD is the talk of the show,” said David Weisberg, publisher of Engineering Automation Report, at the time. “It’s all I’m hearing about.”… Read more

Unified CAD Assembly Design Environment

Many designers working on large assemblies sometimes encounter strong disconnects between how they’d ideally like to handle their CAD assembly file and how their chosen CAD platform encourages them — or even forces them — to work. With traditional CAD design systems, which construct assemblies out of separate part files, it’s nearly impossible to make… Read more

SmartTribes CAD Design in IronCAD

How a Small Business Thrives with a CAD Solution That Manages Everything from Concept to Production With more than 20 years of design and manufacturing expertise, Silicon Valley–based SmartTribes provides services from proof-of-concept, prototype, and production ID designs to prototyping and manufacturing in Asia (soup to nuts). Most of SmartTribes’s clients come from the consumer electronics,… Read more