“Blocking out” the overall shape of a 3D model is one of the more tedious parts of designing. Initially, engineers have to take a simple shape, such as a sphere and transform it into the shape needed for their model. This initial process can take hours, but with having direct reference to build from models are able to appear similar to their desired outcome within minutes. Other products allow for engineers to import in reference to build from. This means purchasing more software to draw in, which in turn costs the company more money. For cost efficiency and quicker results, SolidWorks seems to be a viable option for engineering companies looking for a different route from Autodesk’s AutoCAD.
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