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• Alternatively, outsource 2D-to-3D CAD data conversion to a third party supplier.
• Generating and managing complicated 3D CAD assemblies
• Use training to understand the best way to go about this. Ask questions and find out
about hints, tips and best practices.
• Practice, practice, practice! Become proficient by increasing the complexity of the
CAD assemblies you produce. Constantly learn and capture knowledge as you pro-
• Tap into the knowledge and experience of CAD suppliers and support services, train-
ers, online communities etc.
• Set up a spare CAD laptop or old PC for your engineers to practice on. Load a stu-
dent edition or trial software, and access tutorials so employees can hone their skills
at lunchtime, or before or after work.
• Managing CAD data, including revision control and incorporating this into your
existing data processing and procedures
• Take advice from your CAD supplier's support service.
• This will include Product Data Management (PDM) training and documenting the
processes that work for you.
• Plan how your new CAD data will be linked into your existing systems. Consider
factors like BOMs, materials lists, bought-out-parts and drawing registers etc.