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Features of GTWorks™ Professional

Note: See the bottom of this page for the differences between Lite, Std and Pro GTWorks.

2-D Geometric Elements

• Point • Triangle
• Line/Chamfer • Rectangle
• Arc/Circle/Fillet • Hexagon
• String (Mixed Lines and Arcs) • N-gon
• Ellipse • Loft Conic
• Parabola • Rho Conic
• Hyperbola • 2-D Cubic Splines (2 Forms)

3-D Geometric Elements

• Vector • Curve Mesh (Sculptured) Surface
• 3-D Splines (2 Forms) • NURBS Surface
• NURBS Curve • Curve Driven Surface
• Machining Curve • Fillet Surface
• Surface Edge Curve • Offset Surface
• Surface Intersection Curve • Projected Surface
• Surface of Revolution • Composite Surface
• 3-D Tabulated Cylinder • Segmented Surface
• Ruled/Developable Surface  

Geometry Manipulation and Grouping

• 2-D and 3-D Translation • Trim Curves
• 2-D and 3-D Rotation • Trim Surfaces
• Duplication • Arrays
• Mirror • Groups
• Stretch • Composite Curve
• Offset • Parts
• Projected Entities • Patterns
• Surface Development Layout  

Scale and View Manipulation

• Automatic Scaling • Dynamic Rotations
• Zoom (Windowing) • Multiple Viewing (8 Simultaneous)
• Auxiliary View Construction • Z-Clip
• Automatic Isometric Views • Blank/Unblank
• Construction Planes • Independent XYZ Scaling
• Drawing Layout (Paper Space)  

Drafting Functions (ANSI, ISO and Others)

• Drafting Modal Control • Tolerances/Limits
• Horizontal Dimensioning • English or Metric Units
• Vertical Dimensioning • Geometric Tolerancing
• Point-to-Point Dimensioning • Surface Finish Symbols
• Parallel Dimensioning • General Notes, Labels and Balloons
• Running Dimensioning • 22 Character Sets (plus User Defined)
• Angular Dimensioning • Text Input/Output
• Radius Dimensioning • Text Justification
• Diameter Dimensioning • Text Editor
• Ordinate Dimensioning • Drafting Entity Modification
• Baseline Dimensioning • Associative Cross Hatching (plus User Defined)
• Chain Dimensioning • Centerline
• Arc Length Dimensioning • Section Arrow
• Automatic Recreation • Detail Magnification

Geometric Analysis

• Data Verification (Coordinates, Parameters, Angles, Bearings and 2-D and 3-D Distances) • Moment of Inertia
• Perimeter/Surface Area • Polar and Spherical Moments
• Area/Volume/Weight • Product of Inertia
• Center of Gravity/Mass • Dimensional Tolerance Analysis
• First Moments

Data Base Management

• Part Lists • Pattern (Symbol) Management
• Part Deletion • Part Merge
• Rename Current Part • Part English/Metric Conversion
• Change Directories • IGES Interface
• Bill of Materials • DXF Interface

System and Font Control

• Display Tolerance • Color Highlighting
• Decimal Places • Data Capture
• Curve Fonts (solid, dashed, phantom, centerline, etc.) • Pen Control (16 pens)
• Menu Display Mode Options • Color Control
• Auxiliary Coordinate Systems • Layer Control (1024 maximum)
• Macros • Calculator
• Grid Control (User Definable)  

Output Methods

• Windows Printers • Encapsulated PostScript (EPS)
• PostScript for printers • HPGL
• PDF

Advanced Geometry Display

• Gouraud Shading • Hidden Line Removal
• Phong Shading • Shade or HLR by View
• Direct3D Viewing • OpenGL viewing

Applications

• Numerical Control -- Point-to-point, Punching, Flame and laser cutting, Lathe functions, Profile and Pocket features, Wire EDM, Sculptured surface milling, Tool path simulation, and Macros)
• Application Interface for writing customer add-ons in Visual C/C++ or Fortran
• Flat Pattern
• Nesting
• Batch DXF and IGES processing

Advantages of GTWorks™ Standard vs. Lite version

1024 layers versus 8 • Arc Length Dimension
100 times larger drawings (up to 100 MB) • Chain Dimension
Open GTWorks Lite files
• Baseline Dimension
Numerical Control Machining • Automatic dimension
Metric/English/Resize • batch DXF/IGES
Drawing Merge • Analysis Calculator
• Multiple Translation/Rotation/Duplication • Surface Development
• Fastener Library (DEL)

 

Advantages of GTWorks™ Professional vs. Standard version

Fast Zoom (Ctrl G) • Eagle Macros
Customizable Toolbar Buttons • Flat pattern
User Custom Apps in C/C++ (aihooks.dll)
• Nesting
Keystroke Logging and Playback • Bezier Curves/Surfaces

Note: GTWorks Lite will not open GTWorks Std or Pro files, GTWorks Std will not open GTWorks Pro files

 
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