Three dimensional computer aided design (3d CAD) is the cornerstone of a modern design and manufacturing process. It allows the part to be fully visualized prior to manufacturing. Leonard Fabrication & Design utilizes the most recent versions of AutoCAD and Inventor by Autodesk.
Design software integration allows for instantaneous coordination between the engineer and the equipment operator. New designs and revisions are instantly available to the production department reducing turnaround time while proto-typing.
LFD uses the industry leading nest management software TruTops Inch to control its Trumpf laser. The TruTops software automates several processes to reduce cutting time and reduce cost. The specially equipped laser allows for “Lights out processing” to further decrease production times.