FabCAD Premium

 

Boost your Business. If you are new to Computer Aided Design and you want ultimate support for your business, FabCAD Premium is for you. Our top-of-the-line product can boost your business by automating drawing tasks, eliminating fabrication errors, and helping the client visualize the finished product before it’s built.

FabCAD Premium includes our Design Library of over 15,000 ornamental castings, forgings and hardware from the top industry suppliers, as well as our Railing, Fence and Gate Automatic drawing programs.

Complete package — No other CAD software needed

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  • FabCAD Premium
  • Think of the drawing screen as your workbench: with FabCAD you don’t draw — you build the work.
  • The two main features of FabCAD are 1st: the 15,000 part casting and forging library, and 2nd: we have these automatic gate, railing and fence drawing programs.
  • The icons at the top of the screen use familiar fabrication terms.
  • Online training movies show you how to use these tools to build, modify and customize your job.
  • Each new buyer receives live on-line training to get you up and running fast.

FabCAD Drawing Engine

FabCAD Drawing EngineAll of our CAD products are powered by the FabCAD Drawing Engine — custom AutoDesk software configured for the unique needs of fabricators of rails, gates, and fences. All of our configurations are made with ornamental fabricators in mind. All drawings are compatible with most CAD and architectural design formats.

Why AutoDesk? AutoDesk is the worldwide leader in CAD software development. The company has created a global network of developers and provides great products for companies like FabCAD to develop industry specific, user friendly programs. Tools to create photo realistic demo drawings, and automated programs to maximize your personal productivity.

Castings & Forgings Library

Design Library
Benefits:

  • Gives you access to the leading industry designs to use in any of your customer and shop drawings
  • Saves you the time of drawing these components by hand
  • Ensures all components are exact scale fit and compatible with most CAD systems

Features:

  • Contains over 15,000 scaled digital designs from the leaders in forging and casting designs
  • All castings and forgings are an exact match to catalogue numbers. Descriptions of the manufacturer are furnished to insure insertion of the right part for fabrication and ordering.
  • Designs contain dimensions and weights as specified in manufacturers catalog
  • Design library is categorized by company, component type, and is fully searchable by catalogue number
  • Included catalogs: Alloy Castings, Architectural Iron Designs, DJA, House of Forgings, Indital, King Metals, Lawler Foundry, Rik-Fer, Texas Metal Industries and Triebenbacher

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Fence Automation

FenceMakerFenceMaker automatically draws fences in three easy steps:

  1. Enter simple field dimensions
  2. Select your finial and picket designs
  3. FenceMaker automatically draws your fences to scale complete with parts cut list

Features:

  • Draws most fence designs which could take hours by hand in a matter of seconds
  • Generates Bill of Materials including cut angles, lengths, and quantity of everything your shop needs to build the fence
  • Draws wrought iron, vinyl and wood fences
  • Automatically updates Bill of Materials when you add any castings or forgings from our Design Library or make any changes to the fence itself
  • Evenly spaces all posts and pickets and dimensions the fence
  • Save all your most common designs to FenceMaker templates to save even more time

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Gate Automation

GateMakerGateMaker automatically draws any style gate according to the shape you specify in a matter of seconds:

  1. Choose a gate style and shape (or draw one of your own)
  2. Specify the dimensions of the gate
  3. Select the gate materials and any finials from our Design Library
  4. Gatemaker automatically draws your gate complete with parts cut list and curved top rail specifications

Features:

  • Draws most gate designs which could take hours by hand in a matter of seconds
  • Generates Bill of Materials including cut angles, lengths, and quantity of everything your shop needs to build the gate
  • Displays exact design and dimension for all top bar sections
  • Draws wrought iron, vinyl and wood gates
  • Automatically updates Bill of Materials when you add any castings or forgings from our Design Library or make any changes to the gate itself
  • Evenly spaces all pickets and dimensions the gate
  • Save all your most common designs to GateMaker templates to save even more time

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Rail Automation

RailMakerRailMaker automatically draws horizontal and stair rails in three easy steps:

  1. Enter simple field dimensions
  2. Specify railing materials (size and shape)
  3. RailMaker automatically draws your rail to scale complete with parts cut list

Features:

  • Draws most rail designs which could take hours by hand in a matter of seconds
  • Generates Bill of Materials including cut angles, lengths, and quantity of everything your shop needs to build the rail
  • Draws wrought iron, vinyl and wood rails
  • Automatically updates Bill of Materials when you add any castings or forgings from our Design Library or make any changes to the rail itself
  • Evenly spaces all posts and pickets and dimensions the railing
  • Lays out and displays all dimensions of the railing components
  • Rail types include: pipe rail, picket rail, glass rail, cable rail and panel rails
  • Save all your most common designs to RailMaker templates to save even more time

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Please refer to our pricing table to find the right FabCAD product to fit your needs.

System Requirements:

  • PCs: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 — 64bit only
  • Apple iOS requires a virtual machine like “Parallels” plus Windows 10 installed.
  • Memory: 8GB recommended
  • Processor: 64-bit: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
  • Display resolution: 1360 x 768 (1920 x 1080 recommended) with True Color
  • Disk space: 4GB
  • Internet connect (high speed recommended)

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Build it right the first time.

"If you can FAB it, you can CAD it." That's what Dave Filippi has been telling metal fabricators and designers since 1989.

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