Resources

2D PROJECTS

DWG, DXF, Ai files or information we can produce CAD drawings from. Drawings should be 1:1 scale in mm Example files are available below.

Example File (AI) Example File (DXF)

3D PROJECTS

IGES or STL files, please ensure 3D files are under 500mb.


Nesting

We can “nest” your parts on sheets using our software, giving the most efficient use of the material.

 

If you would prefer to nest your project, please leave a 7mm gap between

parts and a 3mm around the edge of the 2440 x 1220 sheet.


Fillets

Round router cutters leave small radius's on internal corners, these can get in the way if a square part is to be inserted. Radius's can be removed by hand or fillets can be added, see image below. If you require fillets let us know and we can add them quickly with our software.

 

 

 

View Drawing Guide (PDF)


Free Software

2D CAD software – Draftsight , Dassault Systems simple and accurate 2D CAD

Download here http://www.3ds.com/products-services/draftsight-cad-software/


2D & 3D CAD Sofware – SketchUp, Google easy to use, allows users to build projects from parts.

Download here http://www.sketchup.com/download


Generating Profiles – 123D Make, converts 3D models into layers. Parts are automatically nested and labeled, incredible free software.

Download here http://www.123dapp.com/make


3D scanning – 123D Catch, Generates 3D models from photo's.

Download here