|Animax uses T-Splines and RhinoCAM|
T-Splines enables unprecedented collaboration with clients on design variations and creates CAM-ready models for RhinoCAM.
T-Splines and RhinoCAM, both fully integrated in the Rhino CAD application have been successfully adopted at Animax to address these challenges. The team has been using RhinoCAM for three years and T-Splines since its initial commercial release in 2007.
T-Splines allows the production of 3D models with the desired traits from various sources (3D scans, existing CAD models, and “from scratch” free-form). The interoperability of exported T-Splines models has allowed unprecedented collaboration with clients, peers, and our design and production departments.
Animax employs Rhino as the primary CAD application based on Rhino’s free-form design approach and the interoperability that Rhino excels at in working with multiple and differing 3D design applications. Animax also employs parametric modeling, primarily for assembly, kinematics, and interference analysis.
Animax uses several other software packages depending upon the project specifics and the needs of the clients, which is often based on their particular software choices. For the most part, these take the form of 3D modeling, scanning, and retopology tools but may include rendering, animation, and kinematic studies. Fortunately, Rhino has the ability to import and work with various file formats and part geometries. The fact that T-Splines and RhinoCAM work within the Rhino environment has allowed Animax to reduce the overall number of applications necessary for design and production.
The team at Animax is looking forward to increasing their knowledge and usage of the capabilities of T-Splines to further improve the design and manufacturing processes.
Learn moreTo learn more about T-Splines and how it could help accelerate and improve your design process, please visit www.tsplines.com
To learn more about Rhino, please visit www.rhino3d.com
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