February 12, 2021
IronCAD announces the release of IronCAD Mechanical 2021, the mechanical tools add-on for the IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite. IronCAD Mechanical 2021 adds new features and improvements to existing tools, including the Face to DXF and Create Blend Plane tools. Following are specific details about the new customer-driven productivity enhancements in IronCAD Mechanical 2021 that extend IronCAD’s capabilities.
Export Unfolded Part
New improvements to the Export Unfolded Part tool and new settings are available in the dialog for drawing options such as thickness and material listings.
Face to DXF
The Face to DXF tool has been updated with some new and useful options now available in the dialog. Furthermore, by dragging the tool with the Right Mouse Button, the tool allows you to set the options and select parallel or coplanar faces to export.
IronCAD Mechanical 2021 features improvements to the View Manager tool, allowing users to set the image size with ease.
The latest update to the Steels tool now adds an option for the replacement of Profiles equal to the one being modified.
PRO Active Manager
The PRO Active Manager tool has added new capabilities to the BOM Configuration. The latest updates to this functionality now make it possible for users to get the Single and the Total Weight of the element.
Newly available to IronCAD Mechanical 2021 is the ability to export DWG drawings for each record of the table.
This creation of 3DText using the Smoot Profile (use BSpline) has been improved in order to respect the size box height set in the dialog.
When a revision is created, a copy of the selected element is saved in the subfolder “Revisions” of the current folder. Furthermore, it’s possible to open the previously saved revision in a separate tab of the active instance of IronCAD.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.