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CAD drawings for injection moulding process ?
show user profile  FX
I recently won a competition to design a new GPS tracking device, I did all the modelling in Max, now I've been asked for CAD drawings, for the injection moulding process
I'm accustomed to sending STL and/or VRML for 3d print, but never CAD drawings, does this guy mean .dwg Autocad style? Surely a mold machine accepts certain file formats ? I've mailed him but got no response as yet.

Can anyone tell me what the process is ?...I don't *do* Autocad :/

I'm assuming, probably wrongly, that I can build splines in Max and export to dwg if that's the case.


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5/30/2014 1:15:24 AM (last edit: 5/30/2014 1:15:24 AM)
show user profile  FX
...aaaaaand rest, he meant line drawings...phew

Seems he knows as little about the "molding" process as I do :)
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5/30/2014 2:35:12 AM (last edit: 5/30/2014 2:35:12 AM)
show user profile  LionDebt
Seems he knows as little about the "molding" process as I do :)

Hehe, was going to say something along them there lines. In my limited experience if a client first wants something modelled in max, and then they ask for anything involving CAD - interpret it as accurate line drawings :)

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5/30/2014 2:37:11 AM (last edit: 5/30/2014 2:37:11 AM)
show user profile  FX
lol, yes I think he was trying to impress me with *jargon*, ....had me in a right flap :D

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5/30/2014 3:05:25 AM (last edit: 5/30/2014 3:05:25 AM)
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