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CAD Services From Graitec

The Graitec professional services team provide a very diverse range of CAD Services to both a local and international clientelle.

Sometimes a clients cad services requirement can be a fairly straight forward 2D drafting projects or even 3D visualisations and animations, but the team also increasingly get asked to help local businesses deliver complex CAD projects across many industry sectors.

This section of our blog will highlight some of the projects the CAD services team have already been involved in, but if you need help with a project yourself please do not hesitate to give us a call to see how we can help you too.

Keith Paterson

Automatically create unique layers for AutoCAD Civil 3D Objects

Automatically create unique layers for AutoCAD Civil 3D Objects
AutoCAD Civil 3D Objects are automatically assigned to layers when created. These layers are contained within the Civil 3D template the user chooses. For example, within the UK and Ireland template (UKIE), alignments are assigned to the C-ALIGNMENTS Layer. However, if your project contains multiple alignments, all of them will default to the C-ALIGNMENTS Layer. It is possible to configure the Auto...
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Simon Dickinson

How To Get Affordable Point Cloud Data

How To Get Affordable Point Cloud Data
So, you have an object / building and you need to digitise it. Either you need a Mesh or you need the data for use in your Project. Getting accurate design data from the real world into the digital world can be costly and expensive. Whether you are an Architect and Engineer or even a games developer, point cloud data has traditionally been expensive. But it does not need to be. There are quite a f...
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James Wood

Gymworks Design Visualisation - 3D Walkthrough for Precor

Gymworks Design Visualisation - 3D Walkthrough for Precor
Here at Graitec professional services we were commissioned to complete a 3D walkthrough for Precor. Precor are one of the world’s largest providers of gym equipment and we have worked with them on many projects. This project was particularly interesting as the interior design features made for a modern look with coloured lighting. The use of hanging strip lights also produced an interesting look. ...
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Ian Robinson

Important AutoCAD Bing Maps update

Important AutoCAD Bing Maps update
Have you received a message in AutoCAD or any of the vertical products saying your On-Line Maps will stop working unless you upgrade? Don’t panic! It’s not a biggie. All that has happened is that Microsoft are discontinuing their Bing Maps Version 7 (which is what is used in AutoCAD) and everyone must now use Version 8. Autodesk have provided an update to your software so you can continue usi...
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Simon Locke

Fabrication CADmep modelling using ‘Takeoff as Cut-In’

Fabrication CADmep modelling using ‘Takeoff as Cut-In’
With most things in life there are more than one way of doing things and CADmep is no exception. Rather than using the attacher arrow to input components (read about that by clicking the arrow below), we will in this article look at using the ‘Takeoff as Cut-In’ function. This is particularly useful when you wish to add inline components into an existing run, for example a volume control damper pa...
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