CAD software is lately being used on large scale basis by most of the engineering professionals and organizations for several applications. There are two common applications of CAD software, one is designing and the other is drafting.
Here are some of the advantages of implementing CAD software in the firms or companies.
- Rise in the productivity
The CAD software assists the designers in visualizing the actual product that is to be made; by assembling the constituent parts. The product is many times given animation to see how the actual product will work. This assists the expert to know whether any modifications are needed or not. CAD software assists the professionals in synthesizing, analyzing and documenting the design. These factors assist to enhance the productivity of the designer that results in quick designing, less designing cost as well as lesser project completion time.
- Enhanced designed quality
With the CAD software, the designing experts are given a large number of tools that assist them in carrying out in detail engineering analysis of the proposed design. The tools also help the experts to sort out many investigations. As the CAD system gives high accuracy, the mistakes are lessened drastically in the designed product resulting in more perfect design. Lastly, proper design assists in carrying out the execution a little faster and lessens the wastages that might have happened due to the faulty design.
- Improved communication
Another important aspect after designing is to draw. With CAD software proper and standardized drawing can be effortlessly made. The CAD software assists in proper documentation of the design, less errors in drawing as well as high legibility.
- Making documentation
Making the documentation of designing is an important aspect of designing and this can be done very easily by the CAD software.
The documentation of designing comprises of geometries and dimensions of the product, components and subassemblies, bills of the materials used for the components, material specifications, etc.
- Developing database for manufacturing the product
At the time of making the data for the documentation of the designing, most of the data for manufacturing is also made such as products and component drawings, materials needed for the component, their shape, dimensions etc.
- 6. Save the drawings and design data
Each and every data used for designing can effortlessly be saved and used in future for some other purpose. So, several components are not needed to be designed repeatedly. The drawings can also be easily saved and any number of copies can be printed out whenever needed. Few of the component drawings are drawn in standard format, so that they can be used whenever needed in future.
There are a number of fields where CAD tools have been put into right use and now it has somehow became an inseparable part since many people rely on CAD tools today. CAD software has many benefits in terms of accuracy, speed, data storage, to name a few. In fact, in several engineering sectors it has becomes obligatory to use this software.