Case Studies

Continental Tire R&D extends workflows with custom 3D PDF solution

Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH R&D enhances processes with custom 3D PDF toolkit

Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH is a long-established German automotive tire manufacture. At Continental’s IT Tire R&D Competence Center in Hannover proprietary R&D methods help to maintain the state-of-the-art tire technology. Critical small details within a large CAD model must be efficiently extracted for review, outside of complex and expensive […]

ISD Group Embeds PDF3D for HiCAD Mechanical Design Publishing

World-leading CAD and PDM vendor ISD Group successfully embeds PDF3D® technology for key 3D model documentation features.

Engineering organizations are benefitting from direct 3D PDF publishing from HiCAD design software, achieving more versatile and immediately communication to extended supply chain teams with the ISD Group’s long-term collaboration with Visual Technology Services to integrate PDF3D. ISD Group’s innovative CAD-Software HiCAD provides powerful […]

Product Design Teams Enhance Review Workflows with 3D PDF Portal

Designers rely on 3D PDF collaboration through rapid change iteration and design reviews

A flat-pack furniture and home-ware company leads the industry operating an intensive continuous design process. Their aim is to achieve very high functional product performance, cost control, sustainability and a continuous product development cycle with a large design department. To support the designers through rapid change iteration and […]

Micromine Integration Improves Operational Work-Flows with 3D PDF Visualization

Mining engineers manage complex 3D data in modelling, surveying and optimization on production sites with 3D PDF integrated sharing.

Micromine provides mining engineers with tools for capturing, managing, visualising and understanding data to controlling and reporting on mine production. These solutions include resource estimation, implicit modelling, wireframing, surveying, pit & stope optimization. Covering a world-wide diverse geography, effective communication and tracking […]

CAD Tool for Mining Professionals Supports 3D PDF Sequence Publishing

Deswik.CAD integrates features for publishing development sequence animations in 3D PDF

Deswik.CAD has been designed by mining professionals for mining professionals, with integrated 3D PDF publishing. Effectively a spatial database, Deswik.CAD combines the visual power of a modern CAD engine with the efficient data management of a fully featured database, giving you the ability to display, analyze and report project data, […]

Mine Designs Published in Animated 3D PDF Reports

Datamine publishes resource estimation and mine planning content using animated 3D PDF technical reports

Datamine has successfully integrated and deployed 3D PDF generation into their suite of mining solutions for the entire mine planning cycle. Datamine systems are fully scalable and are used by global mining organizations on multi-site implementations for planning and managing mining operations.

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Mira Geoscience find long-term success integrating PDF3D Publishing capability into 3D Mining solution

By integrating PDF3D technical publishing capabilities Mira Geoscience leverages portable PDF documents for interactive 3D earth models.

For over a decade, Mira Geoscience, a leading provider of solutions for the mining industry, has provided clients with creation of 3D PDF documents to communicate complex earth models. Mira Geoscience provides a pathway for viewing models using PDF3D, giving its application users additional […]

Handling Geospatial Coordinates for 3D PDF Files

A Practical Work-flow Guide for adding location information on DWG 3D Terrain models and draping geo-referenced images

Extending 3D PDF applications for 3D Geospatial data requires some additional steps and special treatment for geospatial coordinate data. This practical guide shows how to export a DWG terrain surface model from AutoCAD© Civil3D© as a simple non-geospatial surface mesh object, add a projected […]

Ultrasonic Industrial Inspection of Pipework Revealed through 3D Visualization

3D data visualization software developed for Cokebusters reveals defects in boiler pipework

The industrial inspection professional services project for Cokebusters Ltd. involved data visualization development for reviewing and publishing data from state-of-the-art ultrasonic imaging. The project included development of a new “Insight Vision” application to visualize data in 3D on desktop, tablet, inside web-browsers and in 3D PDF. The successful project […]

South-West Inspection Team Embeds 360 Photos in PDF Reports

Not recommended if you suffer from vertigo, the inspection teams at Premier NDT venture into industrial sites to carry out inspections of tanks, piping and vessels.  Using 360-degree photographs in the inspection reports is proving popular with their clients, and is a new way to document the conditions found at these often very remote and restricted sites.
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