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ZW3D 2015 Release: Expand CAD/CAM Reach With Partner Applications

March 17, 2015
By Business Wire News


ZW3D, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CAD/CAM solutions for the manufacturing industry, today announced the availability of ZW3D 2015, bringing much improved design and manufacturing experience and expanding reach of niche markets with multiple partner applications.

ZW3D 2015, developed according to the users’ needs, features hundreds of CAD & CAM enhancements to increase product quality, reduce overheads and shorten lead time, like an upgraded file translator with better healing functions, boosted drafting tools with new “Isometric Section View,” new operation list in CAM, STL support in 5X milling, and much more.

“We care a lot about user experience and focus on improving every detail to elevate efficiency,” said Colin Lin, Vice Director of ZW3D Overseas Business. “This edition will not fail you. It has numerous advances in basic CAD & CAM modules, along with plenty of handy applications.”

The partner applications of ZW3D 2015 cover diversified areas, from rendering, sheet metal, FEA to CNC machining:

  • KeyShot for ZW3D plugin brings single-click integration to the product design workflow, helping create still and animated visuals at ease.
  • FastBlank functions is embedded directly into ZW3D’s user interface, enabling users to quickly and accurately develop optimal blank shapes or unfold flanges from complex geometries and calculate material utilization and blank costs.
  • SimWise FEA for ZW3D can perform linear stress analysis on mechanical parts designed in ZW3D, allowing designers to simulate, analyze and optimize design performance and raising the quality of products with saved costs for live prototypes.
  • Eureka for ZW3D can perform a complete 3D-simulation of any machine tool with the post-processed G-code of the real machine, avoiding risks of damaging expensive work pieces, breaking tools and fixtures or even crashing a CNC machine because of programming errors.


ZW3D 2015 is available immediately in 12 languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The Japanese and the Polish versions will come soon.

For more information about ZW3D CAD/CAM, please click here or visit ZWSOFT Facebook.


ZW3D, an integrated CAD/CAM solution designed for the complete product development process, features the fastest kernel for Solid-surface Hybrid Modeling, non-solid mold parting and smart CNC Machining tactics from 2 axis to 5 axis. It brings customers endless benefits such as reduced costs, optimized design workflow, and improved efficiency.

Michelle Wong, +86-20-38289780