Based on the adaptable hybrid-modeling kernel of PTC CADDS 5, this 3D CAD software supports a comprehensive range of 2D/3D explicit wire-frame modeling tools, plus extensive associative dimensioning and drafting functions for PTC CADDS 5 parts and assemblies that have been created in other PTC CADDS 5 packages.
The PTC CADDS 5 Drafting Foundation package includes the following CAD design capabilities:
Includes the following plotter support, CGM to CalComp, HPGL1, HPGL2, PostScript, Benson, GPLOT, Versatec, and HP-RTL.
2D/3D Wireframe Design
Users can use a number of techniques to create and modify explicit (i.e. non-parametric), 2D and 3D wireframe models using a variety of geometry types including NURB curves.
Users can generate high-quality drawings that conform to DoD, MILSTD, ANSI, ISO, and JIS standards to meet the most demanding international specifications. With the capability to label objects from predefined templates, you can control label content and format to ensure components of a drawing are both consistently documented and updated with changes.
Intelligent entities with the PTC CADDS 5 database enable the creation of intelligent symbols and connections that can be used to produce network diagrams.
Provides instancing/viewing (multiple references) of other PTC CADDS 5 parts allowing them to be re-used within a current PTC CADDS 5 part.
PTC CADDS 5 — Parametric Multipart Design
Bottom-up or top-down single-user assembly design environment let you build lightweight hierarchical assemblies, minimizing the use of system resources and duplication of PTC CADDS 5 parts.
Provides simple view rendering capabilities:
View Model Space Clipping
Create a Clip box within 3D model space of views to visualize only those items within, or crossing, the defined model space clip box.
Enables users to produce detailed three dimensional, hidden-line-removed and shaded representations of PTC CADDS 5 nodal figures (AEC entities).
Traces the relationships between intelligent entities within a PTC CADDS 5 part or drawing.
Electronic CADDS Maintenance Tools
Support the maintenance of legacy CADDS electrical and electronic part databases.
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