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17-3013.00 — Mechanical Drafters

The current Tools and Technology examples for this occupation are listed below. Please add your suggested examples to the appropriate category. When you are finished, click the Send Feedback button at the bottom of this page.


Computer mouse or trackballs
  • Three-dimensional motion controllers
  • Flexible curves
  • French curves
Desktop computers
Graphics or video accelerator cards
  • Computer aided design CAD multi-unit display graphics cards
Notebook computers
Plotter printers
  • Cutting plotters
  • Plotters
Pocket calculator
  • Handheld calculators
Print servers
  • Architects' scales
  • Electronic scales
  • Backlit digitizers
  • Large-format digitizers
  • Sonic digitizers
  • Three-dimensional laser digitizers
  • Wide-format document scanners
T squares
  • T-squares
Tablet computers
  • Graphics tablets
Touch pads
  • Estimating keypads


Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Mechanical
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Bentley Microstation
  • Bentley Navigator
  • Computer aided design and drafting CADD software
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA software
  • Piping and instrumentation design PID software
  • PTC Creo Parametric
  • PTC Pro/Cable
  • Reverse engineering software
  • Siemens Solid Edge software
  • SofTech CADRA
  • SolidWorks CAD software
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • 1CadCam Unigraphics
  • Rapid prototyping software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
Document management software
  • Document management system software
Enterprise application integration software
  • Extensible markup language XML
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • ERP software
  • SAP software
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Systems Adobe LiveMotion
  • Graphic presentation software
  • McNeel Rhino software
  • Motion graphics software
  • Non uniform rational b-splines NURBS software
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Bill of materials software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Scanning software
  • Three-dimensional scanning software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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