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Features

Mechanical drawing software

AutoCAD® Mechanical 2018 software includes all the functionality of AutoCAD software, plus comprehensive libraries of standards-based parts and tools for automating common mechanical drawing tasks.

  • Layer Management

    Isolate and restore layer groups and specify linetypes and lineweights.

  • Hidden lines

    Update geometry automatically when changes occur, and minimize time-consuming manual redrawing.

  • 700,000 standard parts and features

    Produce accurate drawings with standard components.

  • Machinery generators and calculators

    Efficiently analyze designs, including shaft, spring, belt, chain, and cam generators.

  • Document 3D CAD models

    Detail native Inventor part and assembly models.

  • Reusable mechanical drawing detailing tools

    Use intelligent drafting tools made for mechanical design.

  • Custom content library and publishing

    Create and save custom content.

  • Command preview and contextual menus

    Preview fillet, chamfer, and offset commands.

  • AutoCAD mobile app

    Essential tools for on-the-go CAD work, the AutoCAD mobile app lets you take the power of AutoCAD wherever you go.

  • Smart mechanical engineering dimensions

    Create dimensions using abbreviated dialog boxes.

  • Support for international drafting standards

    Deliver standards-based design documentation.

  • Associative balloons and bills of materials

    Create automated part lists and BOMs.