Creo is a 3D CAD solution made by Parametric Technology Corporation. The software program, which runs on Windows operating systems, combines advanced modeling and drafting techniques plus other tools needed for mechanical engineering in 3D. It was previously known as Pro Engineer and was created by Doctor Samuel Geisberg.
Creo is a good time saver tool for designers. It combines multiple applications like parametric, 3D CAD, CAID and CAM. It produces excellent designs that are up to standards and creative. It also allows data sharing among other applications which improves the speed of data translations, error checking and error corrections.
Creo contains several stand alone applications. These include the ‘parametric’, which is a standard design application which helps to address challenges in the design. There is ‘direct’, which helps to simplify and increase the speed of designing or defeaturing and editing.
Thirdly, there is the ‘schematic’. It transfers the 2D schematics to the 3D cabling and piping, automatically reducing possible errors. There is a simulation that understands and converts the 3D designs. It translates them into digital images and assists in their testing.
In addition, there is a view Mcad. This application helps to view and visualize the design insights unlike the manual system which involves many people who have to think it through and discuss it. The Ecad on the other hand, makes you visualize PCB types of designs separately or together with the whole product design.
The illustration provides a good environment which is needed for rich 3D technical illustrations whose purpose is communicating major products and actions plainly and graphically. The sketch is a 2D application that assists users to sketch their ideas. They can add other effects to communicate their ideas, like color for example.
Finally there is a layout which is a 2D application that helps to leverage the excellent 2D and 3D worlds in the design process. All these applications are combined in the Creo software. They help improve the speed and accuracy of product designs.
Training on how to use this software can be offered in at certain universities. The training is offered for both, end users and administrators. There are classes held by instructors where people are taught in the lecture halls and there is also a virtual learning library with unlimited access on the web.
There are also questions and answers web pages where users have the possibility to discuss technical issues and get solutions. In addition, there is a community that connects people to professionals. They can write articles on their experiences and get responses from other members of the community group.
Creo is a perfect solution for all designers who need exact 3D models of their drafts. With its up-to-date technology and precision tools you can be sure that the 3D model you create matches all standards that the real world product has to fulfill. The times of prototypes which fail product requirements and security checks are over, with Creo you can get the features you really need, as it can be customized to your requirements.