Cad Software

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Plasron
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Cad Software

Post by Plasron » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:14 am

which cad programs are you guys using?
Windows 10 64 bit laptop
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Mach3
Sheetcam
Inkscape
QCAD.

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Re: Cad Software

Post by robertspark » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:21 am

AutoDesk AutoCAD 2020
AutoDesk Inventor 2020

Free 2D....
https://librecad.org/

I keep trying fusion 360 but prefer inventor.... day job is autocad so the nomenclature is understandable to me..... never got on with solidworks.

There is TinkerCAD for 3D solid objects (think 3D printing) which is done through the bending / adding of shapes I believe (only had a little play with it)
https://www.tinkercad.com/
UCCNC,
Sheetcam
Hypertherm Powermax 45 (nonXP)
Neuron Lite THC
Hobby user (4x4 home table)

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Re: Cad Software

Post by acourtjester » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:32 am

I use TurboCad 2018, very fair price and easy to learn
https://www.amazon.com/TurboCAD-Deluxe- ... 169&sr=8-1
DIY 4X4 Plasma/Router Table
Hypertherm PM65 Machine Torch
Drag Knife and Scribe
Miller Mig welder
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Small Mill
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Re: Cad Software

Post by plasmanewbie » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:59 am

Corel Draw

https://www.coreldraw.com/en/product/co ... ?topNav=en

Have used for years. Seems there are many options nowadays but back in the day not so much. This is what I know so I stick with it and it works great in my opinion.

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Re: Cad Software

Post by Plasron » Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:00 pm

Thanks guys
Windows 10 64 bit laptop
Gorilla 4x4 table
Proma torch height control
Gecko mini gender changer to USB
Everlast 80 S Plasma cutter
Mach3
Sheetcam
Inkscape
QCAD.

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