CAD Blocks also referred to in some instances as standard part libraries, just blocks or model libraries, are one of those tools that can help.
Benefits of CAD Blocks:
Reduce Repetitive Tasks:
Assuming that it starts with an exact CAD component or block, using the same CAD component or block in the drawing or modes is the stability, removing the potential mistakes that are not redefining the material every time.
Moreover, when designing complex parts, you can have the exact size and description information you use in your design when you can download the required component or models directly from the manufacturer or supplier.
Reduced File Sizes:
How to open CAD Blocks in ActCAD:
Steps for opening CAD Software:
Steps for opening cad software:
- Click on Actcad icon-> Run as administrator.
- Click on Add-ons menu in Actcad ribbon interface-> click on Actcad block library
- It will open one dialogue box, contains a different type of block libraries in ActCAD
- In ActCAD block library there are 5000+ blocks available.
- Double click on specified block library.
- It will open different block diagrams based on your requirements.
- Double click on the cad block diagram or drag and drop the cad block diagram to the ActCAD interface.
- Edit or modify the diagram based on your requirement.
- Print and convert the cad block diagram to different formats and after print the file.
- Also add your own cad diagrams as cad block libraries for further use in future.
Types of CAD Blocks and Part Library:
User-created CAD library:
These would be internal user-generated Blocks, Parts & DWG Files model that stored in a common location for users to access across your organization.
Block libraries included with CAD Programs:
Many CAD programs such as ActCAD, Revit with a limited amount of built-in Blocks, Parts or 3d models for you to use.
Third-party add-on programs:
These include both free and commercially licensed programs with libraries that run alongside your CAD software or programs that help you organize and manage your own blocks.
Block, Part & DWG Files models:
These include sites that have single blocks or entire libraries that are available either for free cad blocks or as a paid download.
Manufacturer or reseller websites:
Many companies also offer blocks for the products they produce or sell. These can be industry-specific, so be sure to keep that in mind when searching online.
Recommended Resources, Blocks & Part Library:
Online Blocks, Parts, and Model Library websites:
3D Content Central:
ActCAD specifies website with free service for identifying, configuring, downloading, and requesting 2D and 3D components and conferences, 2D blocks, library features, and macros.
This site provides an active and active community of approximately one and a half million CAD users. Who share and download supplier-certified 2D and 3D components and conferences, 2D blocks, library features, and macros.
Online CAD Stores:
- CAD add-on superstore containing dozens of the most popular CAD add-ons, plug-ins, and content collections.
- Online CAD store featuring software, parts, part libraries, PDFs, tutorials, translators, and viewers.
CAD offers a Solid Collection of Free Architectural CAD Blocks:
Free CAD Blocks:
Bath Room CAD Blocks
Meeting Room CAD Blocks
Garage Door CAD Blocks
Public Toilet CAD Blocks
Tree and Plant CAD Blocks
Transportation/Vehicle CAD Blocks
People CAD Blocks
Furniture CAD Blocks
Office Furniture CAD Blocks
Doors and Windows CAD Blocks
Cabinets CAD Blocks
Chairs CAD Block
Water Cooler CAD Blocks
Washing Machine CAD Blocks
Wall Lights CAD Blocks
Urinal CAD Blocks
Urban Lighting Design CAD Blocks
My opinion is the best and good cad software is ActCAD. Because it is User-friendly and License is the global validity. ActCAD having so many blocks nearly 5000 blocks are available in ActCAD Software.
Almost Similar commands, features, icons compare to other CAD software, No need learn newly. And the main and most advantage is the Self-license transfer.
Example suppose you do work in an office that work you want to continue in your home. First you can deactivate the license in your office and Activate the license in your home and continue your work.
And this process you can do “n” number of times. ActCAD software license cost was too low and reasonable price compared to other CAD Software. For ActCAD there is a best technical support with free of cost.
ActCAD users can now simply paste their drawing files into a Block Library folder. The new Block Libraries tool recognizes them immediately on command restart.
Developers at ActCAD used IRX — the C++ API available with IntelliCAD for developing IntelliCAD-specific functionality — to develop their new block technology.
ActCAD developers were able to work with IntelliCAD developers when technical questions arose — yet another benefit of ITC membership. Programming Overview of Teigha.
The new ActCAD Block Libraries are available for ActCAD 2017 and 2018, Professional and Standard versions.