IronCAD announced the release of the first update for IronCAD’s newest 2021 edition. The IRONCAD 2021 Product Update #1 (PU1) features enhancements and capabilities that enable IronCAD users to accelerate productivity in the design process in both 3D and 2D.
Created with a focus on design productivity and usability, IronCAD 2021 PU1 has improvements in many key functional items. CAD software users will benefit in areas including Sheet Metal, Point Cloud Modelling, IronCAD Detail Drawing, and General 3D Modeling with IronCAD’s drag & drop push-pull capabilities and patented TriBall positioning and creation tool.
Among the many new enhancements, key functional items addressed for IronCAD 2021 Product Update #1 are:
Sheet Metal Enhancements: These enhancements support more capabilities in sheet metal design and even design in Corrugate Packaging by supporting single line Cut and Cross-Break Design with the Sketch Bend tool. Users can create complex combinations of bends, line cuts and cross-breaks in a single tool simplifying the process and steps required to create their products.
Point Cloud Enhancements: Improvements in the Point Cloud capabilities have been added to allow users to work more effectively with scanned data. Import multiple scanned data sets into a single working environment. Position imported data sets to the correct locations. Reduce data sets on import to control the amount of data required. Use new tools to deleted points and to hide/show point clouds to enhance the workflow when working and creating geometry from the point cloud data.
IronCAD Drawing Enhancements: Many usability improvements have been added in the detail drawing environment including the Double-Click to Quickly Edit Properties for More Annotations which speeds up the annotation process. Another key improvement is the Bill of Material improvement for Top-Level Assemblies to Expand on View Based Selections allowing for more control to create specific tables and callouts for products.
Further improvements within Product Update #1 also address enhancements to general items including, Pin Favorite Stocks in the Pop-up Stock Table on Drop from the Catalog, Project Edges from Import 2D Reference Curves in 3D Into Other Sketches, Improve/Support Larger Preview Images in Windows Explorer for IronCAD Files, Add New Option in the Right-Click Menu of the TriBall to Turn off the TriBall for quick access, as well as improvements to IronCAD’s KeyShot Integration and support for Rhino 5.0.