We whole- heartedly agree that SolidWorks is a great approach to take when you
consider the cost vs. functionality.
> It sounds to me like you're more interested in documenting your design and
> getting your parts made. Look for a dimesion driven solid modeler like Solid
> Works. It doesn't have the "freeform" surfaceing capabilities of FormZ and
> Rhino, but it is better suited to generating engineering drawings and
> performing FEA.
> Marshall Burns wrote:
> > Dear Michael,
> > Thanks for the info on Form Z. Two questions:
> > 1. Is Form Z (and is Rhino, for that matter) adequate for engineering
> > design of electromechanical devices as opposed to industrial design of
> > product shells? A lot of what you talked about seemed to be related to
> > rendering pretty pictures, which is not our priority at this stage, although
> > it will become so later.
> > 2. What does Form Z cost?
> Steve Farentinos
> PML, Inc.
> 201 W. Beach Ave.
> Inglewood, CA 90302
> 310 671-4345
> 310 671-0858 Fax
> 310 671-1862 BBS
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