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How to create a 3D model from 2D views.

A - answer AutoCAD or Inventor can easily create 2D views from a 3D model. To automatically create a 3D model from a series of 2D views is more complicated.

You can use the 3D Metrix application by Tri-Metric Software to achieve this. 3D Metrix is an AutoCAD add-on which takes mechanical 2D views and reconstruct the 3D model of a part or assembly from them. More details and a trial version for download on

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29.11.2004    15888×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Mechanical ·

See also:
Tip 11726:Loading 3D models in the OBJ file format to AutoCAD.
Tip 11522:How to create 3D splines in Fusion 360 - e.g. for pipe axes?
Tip 11511:Assigning elevations to 2D contours (isolines).
Tip 11311:Importing STL files directly into AutoCAD.
Tip 10804:What features are not available in the 32-bit version of AutoCAD 2017 and 2016?

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