3D models on the net

If you specify pneumatics components, you will be pleased to hear that Festo is now releasing full 3D models of its product line on the Internet.

Cylinder models are offered in a selection of formats, three 3D and one 2D; Pro/engineer, STEP AP214 solid format and IGES surfaces format. The neutral .dxf format is 2D.

To access the models, users should point their Web browsers at www.festo.com, click into ‘what’s new’ and then ‘3D models for construction’. After registration, requiring name and e-mail address, users can download the 3D CAD models by selecting their desired cylinder series and format and then save the file to their hard disk.