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Productivity tools for mechanical drafting

AutoCAD® Mechanical drafting software provides a simplified CAD drafting environment for manufacturing and automates most tasks. AutoCAD Mechanical offers high-impact productivity tools to AutoCAD users performing updates and iterative design changes.

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Mechanical design productivity

  • New

    Layer groups: isolate, restore and more feature

    Isolate and restore layer groups and specify linetypes. (video: 51 sec.)

  • New

    Drawing rectangles is easier

    Create rectangles from the ribbon.

  • 700,000 standard parts and features

    Produce accurate drawings with standard components. (video: 3.47 min.)

  • Document 3D CAD models

    Detail native Inventor part and assembly models. (video: 1.49 min.)

  • Command preview and contextual menus

    Preview fillet, chamfer and offset commands. (video: 43 sec.)

  • Reusable mechanical drawing detailing tools

    Use intelligent tools made for mechanical design. (video: 3.33 min.)

  • Layer management

    Automatically place items on the correct layer. (video: 3.12 min.)

  • Hid lines

    Geometry updates when changes occur. (video: 2.01 min.)

  • Mechanical drafting standards update

    Attach ISO 1302-2002 surface texture symbols.

  • Machinery generators and calculators

    Better analyse your designs. (video: 3.59 min.)

  • Custom part publishing support

    Add custom parts to content library. (video: 1.02 min.)

  • Extended draw toolbar for manufacturing

    Get drafting tools designed for mechanical. (video: 4.39 min.)

  • Infer constraint integration

    Automatically constrain objects. (video: 1.44 min.)

  • Content manager Standard Parts live update

    Get instant revisions and standards updates.

  • Custom content library

    Create and save custom content. (video: 3.18 min.)