IronCAD Mechanical 2018 Released

ATLANTA, GA, Jan 31, 2018 – IronCAD, LLC, the leading provider of design productivity solutions, today announced the immediate availability of the latest version of its powerful IronCAD Mechanical add-on for the IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite 2018. This new release offers many new customer-driven enhancements that further extend IronCAD’s capabilities, allowing mechanical designers to increase their productivity.

Some of the improvements to IronCAD Mechanical include:

  • Trim Steels Supports Tolerance and Multiple Extend – Extending the usability in steel structures, the Steels tool has been enhanced to support tolerance setback values to account for welding. In addition, users can now extend multiple steel segments at once to streamline the process of trimming steel structures.

Tolerance setback for start and end extended steels

Extend multiple profiles at once to same reference steel

  • Gear Alignment– New capabilities for pairing gears to the correct fitting locations have been added. Simply select two gears, right-click and drag the gear command into the scene and the gears will become paired.

Pairing gears to be aligned

  • Sheet Metal Export Entire Scene – New capabilities to export all the unfolded flat patterns for sheet metal to individual drawing files for manufacturing has been added to reduce time creating detailed drawings manually.

Export process of sheet metal unfolded flat patterns

  • Tab and Slot Generator for Sheet Metal – Sheet metal design has been further enhanced to support the creation of tabs and slots that are commonly found in fabrication design.

Tab and slots for sheet metal

In addition to these productivity improvements, there have been numerous other enhancements and bug fixes.

IronCAD Mechanical 2018 is immediately available for download and is officially supported for the IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite 2018 at

To purchase IronCAD Mechanical, contact an authorized IronCAD reseller at

“The new IronCAD Mechanical features add tremendous value to IronCAD customers by further extending their productivity with targeted commands for mechanical designers,” commented Cary O’Connor, IronCAD’s VP of marketing. “This release continues to make IronCAD a leader in design for fabrication and assembly and machine design.”

About IronCAD

Based in Atlanta, Ga., IronCAD is a leading provider of 3D design productivity solutions that deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction and productivity. Individual components of this solution can be used standalone, complementary within an existing design environment, or can be used together to collaborate effectively throughout the enterprise to extend productivity. IronCAD’s flagship product IRONCAD has won many industry awards for its innovative technology and leads the industry in its ease of use and design productivity. Thousands of customers worldwide use IronCAD to support their success.

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