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May 27, 2012

What is a Mechanical Designer?

Mechanical Designers typically use CAD software to generate designs either in 2D or 3D. Generally 2D is used to show outlines of a design with dimensions on for manufacturing. 3D designs are used more for automated machining where tolerances are not that important (although an overall tolerance to the design can be allocated). It is a mechanical designers job to design machines and products using new technologies available. With technology changing constantly and the introduction of new products its the mechanical designers job to constantly look for new and improved solutions when designing. Dependent on which industry the mechanical designer […]