Time for a Change: Convert Paper Drawings to AutoCAD
Organizations that use AutoCAD and that have legacy paper drawings often waste time when they need to convert the paper drawing to an AutoCAD drawing. Knowing exactly what to do when it comes time to handle old paper archives in an AutoCAD environment is important.
We’ve found that a two-part process works best:
Step #1 Scan the Drawing – But Make Sure It’s Accurate
Scanning engineering drawings requires an accurate large format scanner and a knowledgeable scanner operator. Your firm may choose to purchase a scanner and train someone within your company to use the scanner; or you may decide to outsource the scanning.