Why engineers design with parametric 3D


Get more from your 3D model. Make the switch to 3D parametric modeling.

Designing products in 3D requires no interpretation, this allows you to spot potential issues early and convey your intent to stakeholders clearly. 

3D models are driven by parameters and connected to downstream deliverables, meaning you can make changes late in the development process with ease and watch while they update automatically.

Once your parametric 3D model has been created it can be used to give your development process an additional boost. Countless downstream activities—from product testing to NC programming to product configuration—can all be done faster and more accurately with a parametric 3D model.

Existing design files can be used as a foundation for creating new or upgraded parametric 3D product models.

2D can still be used whenever it is the right tool for the job–associative connections between software disciplines keep all your data in sync regardless of where it was created.


Are you ready to make the switch?  

Making the switch to 3D parametric modeling empowers you to:

  • Create models that are easily changed and simply understood.
  • Use models to help test, make and sell your product.
  • Reuse your existing design data.

Modernise your development process. 

The need for more agility in design and development process requires a modern modeling approach. 

Read the latest Autodesk eBook to learn how you can easily incorporate design changes, get more value from your models, and reuse your existing design data by modeling in parametric 3D.

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