Posted by Prahlad Parmar on October 4th, 2014
Though an ancient branch; it was during the industrial revolution which started some three centuries ago, that mechanical engineering acquired pace and prominence as a discipline. With an upsurge in demand for high-end consumer goods and machinery; mechanical design services has now gained a pivotal role.
3D Modeling Services has acquired an invaluable place in the mechanical dimension as increase in the rapid prototyping demands.
In fact with an evolution of mechanical designs as a separate discipline all together, they have resulted into creation of a series of refined, advanced and user-friendly products. Introduction of 3D CAD mechanical design has given a whole new dimension to this ancient branch.
Some of the benefits are listed below:
Accuracy at its best!
Unlike, the conventional drawings on the paper, 3D designs give an unprecedented insight into the inherent potential of the machinery, much in advance i.e. before the final production starts.
With the help of 3D model design you can generate accurate and smooth prototypes. Moreover, such nearly perfect models, various stress factors and tolerance capability of the machine can be tested much before the manufacturing begins.
This makes, you can save time, efforts and most importantly save some money. Moreover, it shows the faulty areas and so that it can be rectified at the initial stage, avoiding any future disasters.
Moreover, it goes beyond the design; it simulates flow of fluid to measure vibrations in the key components, thus identifying the design flaws can be pinpointed at the very early stage, further avoiding any serious problems.
As compared to 2D, with 3D images, individual components are isolated. Therefore, they can be analyzed, tested, approved and changed, without altering other design components. This way, you can save lot of time and energy.
The efforts can be directed to the other areas of expertise; hence it inadvertently increases the productivity. Moreover, since you can get an idea about the inherit potential of the product.
More Precision and Better Control on the Design
Precision is very crucial in mechanical designs to evade any errors at a later production stage. With 3D animation of mechanical products, one can easily monitor the kinetics and the accurate wire-frame geometry creation. Apart from this, it makes the verification of designs as per the design rules and specifications much more effortless.
Such product simulations also provide a better overview of the final product, its performance and overall efficiency. These complex and detailed animations are favorable for better visualization of a concept or product much before the project goes to the next stage of possible expensive prototyping.
Doing so also helps the designers to minimize the monotonous and at-times tiresome repetitive task of redesigning during the later stages.
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About Author: Prahlad Parmar is an Engineering Specialist working at Mechanical 3D Modelling for the past 4 years. He caters critical engineering challenges with ease and performs exhaustive procedures to develop robust, well-engineered and high performance designs. He can always be found in the lab discussing, brainstorming and tweaking designs.