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How to Convert Mylar Aerospace Drawing

Posted by Scott Shuppert on Wed, Jul 05, 2017 @ 05:19 PM

How to Convert Mylar Aerospace Drawings

Aerospace design drawings were traditionally created and stored on mylar sheets. But, with today’s newer 3D CAD technologies, Mylar film has mostly been replaced by 3D CAD models and dynamic virtual viewing.  This can lead to a dilemma for organizations that have large stores of old aerospace design drawings on Mylar. 

As these drawings have aged, most will have deteriorated.  In order to preserve the design information in 3D CAD, the drawings will need to be scanned and converted.  However, the Mylar deterioration makes the scan and conversion process much more difficult.

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Topics: Conversion of mylar drawings, Convert Mylar Drawings, Convert Aerospace Mylars to Catia

Tinker AFB CAD Project Modernized Their Engineering Data Repository

Posted by Diane Mitol on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 @ 11:15 PM

Tinker Air Force Base Cad Project Modernized Their Engineering Data Repository

Speeds CAD Drawing Delivery Time in Urgent Situations

When the Engineering Data Branch at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, needed to improve delivery times for urgently needed CAD drawings required for essential maintenance of weapon systems, they turned to a digital data repository. One of the challenges in setting up the digital data repository was digitizing and integrating the legacy Mylar-based drawings into the automated work environment.   

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Topics: CAD Project, Convert Mylar Drawings, Engineering Data Repository

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