Mechanical Design/ CAD Software

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Speeding resolution of design problems

Cobham has released version 18 of its Opera electromagnetic and multiphysics design software. This latest version is said to boost functionality, speed and accuracy, while improving ease of use.


Share CAD data with 3D PDFs

Theorem Solutions have developed Publish 3D,a suite of products that address the problem of sharing CAD data with non-CAD users when reviewing design data and product information.


Visualise 3D V18.2 provides support for CATIA V5 R25

Theorem Solutions is to release V18.2 of its Visualise 3D and CADverter products for CATIA V5 R25. Each suite of products is being shipped with a number of new features and enhancements that are said ...


New Solid Edge at Siemens

Improvements in functionality married to options in hardware platform are among the features of the latest release of Siemens' Solid Edge software (Solid Edge ST8). The full version of Solid Edge ST8 ...


Managing large models

Maplesoft has announced the release of MapleSim 2015, a system-level modelling and simulation platform. Maplesoft also released a companion product, MapleSim Server, which allows engineers to explore ...


Creaform's latest 3D scan-to-CAD software

Creaform has released the VXmodel, its 3D scan data post-treatment software module, fully integrated in VXelements 4.0. It provides the tools required for scan-to-CAD or scan-to-print workflows.


Interface strengthens design and CAE tools

More comprehensive and reliable data exchange between the smartDesigner tool and EPLAN has been announced by Wago, following introduction of an interface between its online engineering tool and CAE ...






Do you need a professional CAD qualification?

As an Autodesk certification partner, Man and Machine are pleased to offer this program that enables you to recognise your skills and knowledge in the use of Autodesk products.


Free Autodesk 2013 Launch Events

To celebrate the launch of the 2013 Autodesk products, Man and Machine will be running two free launch events on Wednesday 16th May and 13th June from 9am to 3pm.



Lantek optimises 3D solution

Lantek has enhanced its Lantek Flex3d software for the design, folding/unfolding, and 3D cutting of tubes, profiles and sheet metal parts as part of the latest 2011 versions of its software.


PTC offers Mathcad Prime

PTC's Mathcad Prime 1.0, the next generation of the company's best-in-class engineering calculation software.



Pedal-powered boat uses Autodesk software

A team of British engineers relied on software from Autodesk to design an innovative pedal-powered boat for a 3,000-mile trans-Atlantic race to raise money for charity.