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Type: Solid Modeling

Software: Solidworks

Application: Part Design

The CAD/CAM Process

CAD/CAM is an acronym for computer-aided design / computer-aided manufacturing. Design engineers use CAD for designing products. Manufacturing engineers use CAM for controlling manufacturing processes.

CAD/CAM Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits of CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM has evolved through the years from 2D to complete parametric solid models. The downstream advantages of using CAD/CAM are endless.

  • Full 3D visualization
  • Allows virtual engineering analysis.
  • Create tooling from design data.
  • Product Design.
  • Tool Design
  • Tool Construction

CAD/CAM Projects and Resources