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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 software
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Mechanical
  • Bentley Microstation
  • Bentley Navigator
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA software
  • Piping and instrumentation design PID software
  • PTC Pro/Cable
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER Mechanica
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER software
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire
  • PTC Pro/Pipe
  • PTC Pro/Sheetmetal
  • Reverse engineering software
  • Siemens Solid Edge software
  • SofTech CADRA
  • SolidWorks CAD software
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Rapid prototyping software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
Document management software
  • Document management system 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
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Scanning software
  • Three-dimensional scanning software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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