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BluEnt explains why PDF to CAD is important for drafting

PDF, despite being a versatile file format, cannot surpass the multiple benefits offered by CAD files, which is why AEC industries are converting more PDF files to CAD.

Toronto, ON – October 3rd, 2017PDF to CAD conversion has become the standard norm over the past few years in Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry; owning to using 3D CAD drawing services and computer design software. CAD drawings are often required in creating new models, adding future extensions to already existing buildings, structural remodelling or visualising new construction from scratch.

Since PDF files do not offer avenue for modification, PDF to CAD conversion has become inevitable for the AEC industry.

Advanced CAD software use DXF or DWG file extensions for storing two dimensional and three dimensional design data efficiently. The data makes these files massively large in size but offers multiple benefits for designing purpose. CAD software, itself has powerful tools and intuitive, intelligent features which provide seamless design experience.

Portable Document Format or PDF, is a versatile, multi-functional file format; capable of holding 2 dimensional text, graphic and raster images. Image and Data values do not get distorted when PDF files are transmitted or stored. These files cannot be edited or tampered with.

Converting PDF files to CAD has become integral for the design process as it provides a beginning platform for design conceptualisation for the architects. Email UsKnow more about us or request a callback from our executive:
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BluEntCAD explains why the practice is followed aggressively:
  • CAD Conversion is necessary for files needing further editing
    Presently, CAD files are widely shared by AEC professionals in PDF format. PDF is platform independent, there is no need to download bulky software to view files or register for expensive license to view your 3D model. However, the files are not editable. One can only look at these files and not offer any edits. While this provides professionals with advantage of not getting their files tampered, if the files need further work, then they must be converted. Ergo, PDF to CAD drafting services are becoming an industry norm.
  • PDF files help if original CAD files do not exist
    While PDF files offer excellent view options, they do not offer modification. In case you are planning for renovation or extension to your existing building in real – life, the design process will again start from the original CAD drawings. In such a case, your PDF blueprints can be easily converted to CAD files, if the originals do not exist or are lost.

    For architectural CAD drafting, you can employ PDF to CAD conversion to generate high-quality drawings.
  • PDF files with multiple file layers are difficult to operate in their native state
    More often than not, an ongoing design phase requires several layers of images of building, building components and MEP assemblies to bundle together and provide a consolidate view. The PDF files face limitations here; they cannot be overlapped seamlessly for clear and concise view. However, if these files are converted to CAD drawings, they can be superimposed over other design layers for immediate review and adjustment.

    Bigger, complex and projects requiring completion in multiple stages often need massive PDF to CAD conversions.
At BluEntCAD, we offer skilled professionals and top-quality PDF to CAD conversion software for high-quality, clear CAD drawings. Our work is top notch and is placed at competitive prices with fast turnaround times. You can know more about our offerings by contacting us today!

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