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Minimize Risks in the Transition From 2D to 3D Design

Using innovative new technology, designers can safely transition to 3D by reducing training and learning times while leveraging 2D in the Design and Communication Processes.


Designing in 3D can improve design accuracy, efficiency, and make it easier to collaborate through manufacturing processes. However, most people familiar with 2D are reluctant to make this move and here’s why:IronCAD

• It requires a commitment to learning 3D.

• Designers fear rules and restrictions imposed on them from 3D.

• Compatibility with their legacy 2D data needs to be maintained.

• Communication with both 2D and 3D is still required.

IronCAD’s Design Solutions minimizes these risks by providing a flexible and easy to use 3D design solution allowing you to become proficient in 3D within a matter of days. Its integrated 2D Mechanical design environment enables reuse of legacy 2D data and allows design modifications to be updated and easily shared in both 3D and 2D formats.

Here’s how we minimize the risks in transitioning from 2D to 3D design:

Quickly Learn

Due to IronCAD’s unique drag & drop catalogs, push & pull handle design, patented TriBall positioning tool, and its flexible design environment, you can quickly become productive in 3D. In addition, the integration of a familiar 2D mechanical design interface avoids learning a new 2D.

Design the Way You Want in 3D

IronCAD’s innovative design technology allows you to design in 3D freely with or without design rules. Consequently, you can make both planned and unexpected changes at any stage of the design.

Leverage and Use Legacy 2D

The integrated, DWG compatible, 2D environment allows you to maintain and reuse your legacy 2D data in 3D Design. Thus, it preserves your previous investment.


Easily import and edit 3D data from all major CAD formats. Automatically update changes in the 2D through the associative 2D/3D. Share the updated 2D and 3D design data throughout the collaboration process.

About IronCAD

IronCAD is a leading provider of 3D Design Productivity Solutions that deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction and productivity. Individual components of this solution can be used standalone, complementary within an existing design environment, or can be used together to collaborate effectively throughout the enterprise to extend productivity.

Contact Info:

IronCAD Corporate Headquarters
2000 RiverEdge Parkway Suite 745
Atlanta, GA 30328
T: 800-339-7304

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