Flashcards in CAD and CAM Deck (12):
What does CAD stand for?
Computer Aided Design
What machines are used in CAD?
Wire Frame Modelling
What are the advantages of CAD?
Improve communication between designers - speeds it up
Changes are made easily
What does CAM stand for?
Computer Aided Manufacture
What does CAM do?
Speeds up production
Links to CAD
Data downloaded from a PC to a machine
Computer numerically controlled
What does Computer numerically controlled mean?
Sent number data to control machines movement
What are the advantages of CAM?
Easy to changes
Less labour costs
What is a wire frame model, surface and solid model?
WFM - Grid lines to made a product
Surface - adding colour texture shade
Solid - Drawings based on geometric shapes
What is a texture map?
computer map of a garment- draped on a model
What machines are used in CAM?
Embroidery and knitting
What are the disadvantages of CAM?
Viruses destroys work