Skip navigation

Tools & Technology for:
17-3013.00 - Mechanical Drafters   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Tools | Technology

Tools

Compasses
Computer mouse or trackballs
  • Three-dimensional motion controllers
Curves
  • Flexible curves
  • French curves
Desktop computers
Graphics or video accelerator cards
  • Computer aided design CAD multi-unit display graphics cards
Notebook computers
Plotter printers
  • Cutting plotters
  • Plotters
Pocket calculator
  • Handheld calculators
Print servers
Protractors
Scales
  • Architects' scales
  • Electronic scales
Scanners
  • Backlit digitizers
  • Large-format digitizers
  • Sonic digitizers
  • Three-dimensional laser digitizers
  • Wide-format document scanners
T squares
  • T-squares
Tablet computers
  • Graphics tablets
Touch pads
  • Estimating keypads
Triangles

Technology

Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Mechanical
  • Bentley Microstation
  • Bentley Navigator
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA software
  • Piping and instrumentation design PID software
  • PTC Pro/Cable
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER Mechanica
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER software
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire
  • PTC Pro/Pipe
  • PTC Pro/Sheetmetal
  • Reverse engineering software
  • Siemens Solid Edge software
  • SofTech CADRA
  • SolidWorks CAD software
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Rapid prototyping software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
Document management software
  • Document management system software
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Systems Adobe LiveMotion
  • Graphic presentation software
  • McNeel Rhino software
  • Motion graphics software
  • Non uniform rational b-splines NURBS software
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Bill of materials software
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Scanning software
  • Three-dimensional scanning software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

We welcome feedback on the Tools & Technology database. We encourage you to suggest tools and technologies where our coverage may not reflect the full range of an occupation's duties. All suggestions will be considered for a future update of the T2 database.

Provide T2 feedback