Posts with tag: ‘CAD systems’

GrabCAD Tips: The Kernel, Why CAD Systems Don’t Play Well With Others

Quick, what kernel are you running?

If you answered that question immediately, this blog post isn't for you. If like most CAD users you've heard the term "kernel" but aren't sure what it is or why it's important, keep reading.

the kernel: manufacturable shapes in a mathematical representation

In fact, if you're like most CAD users, at some point you have struggled to import a CAD model created in a different CAD system. If so, you've run into a kernel problem. In that case, this blog post is definitely for you. Let's start with the basics... Read the rest of this entry »