Creating Mechanical Engineering Drawings

You can use the mechanical engineering templates to create part and assembly drawings for manufactured products as well as fluid power and valve assemblies and equipment. Part and assembly drawings and hydraulic system schematics don’t necessarily have much in common outside of Visio Professional 2007, but on the drawing page, you use the shapes in much the same way. Many of the shapes include intelligent shortcuts for creating specific types and sizes of components, so you don’t have to draw them yourself. For example, the drawing tool shapes help you draw precise circles, arcs, and other geometry. Nuts, bolts, springs, washers, and other shapes include shape data for specifying size, tolerances, and ...

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