Re: Rhino reviews or case studies

From: Steve_Farentinos (
Date: Mon Dec 22 1997 - 21:50:12 EET


 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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