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Upgrading from Graphite v6
2D/3D CAD Software

Graphite 2D/3D CAD v8 Offers:

  • Mid-point line tool
  • Updated User Interface
  • Resizable dialog boxes
  • Tear off tool palettes
  • Dockable tool palettes
  • New icons
  • Spacebar pan
  • Universal Binary Support for the Intel Mac
  • Support for File names over 32 characters long
  • AutoCAD 2007 DWG/DXF support
  • Direct, multi-sheet PDF creation with optional imbedded DXF export
  • New installer
  • Pen Style Palette
  • Eyedropper Tool
  • Support for Mac OS X
  • Enhanced copying and pasting between documents
  • Enhanced bill of materials
  • Enhanced GD&T features

Xenon and Cobalt v8 3D Modeling Both Offer the Following Advantages over Graphite 2D/3D CAD:

  • Support for Mac OS X
  • An integrated 3D design environment of free-form wires, ACIS solid modeling and Class-A NURBs surfaces
  • Associative parametrics
  • Excellent precision drafting
  • Sophisticated shape development tools including splines, ellipses and conics
  • Section Views
  • Mass properties
  • Design Explorer Feature Tree for streamlined model management and conveying design intent
  • Bill of materials
  • 3D CAM/PRT output
  • Courtesy license to Graphite v7

Cobalt v8 3D Modeling Additionally Includes:

  • All of the features of Xenon v7
  • Relationship- and equation-driven parametrics for more efficient design iteration and greater productivity
  • Assembly tools to easily maintain relationships among parts
  • Mechanical parts library for greater time savings
  • Geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Rib and lip design tools

Graphite v6 Upgrade

Graphite v6 is over 10 years old and considered obsolete, therefore it is no longer eligible for standard discounted upgrade. Please contact Ashlar-Vellum or your dealer for pricing.

Are you ACO, RCR, EDU or STU?

Need to upgrade your special-use licenses for ACO/RCR, EDU/STU? Contact Ashlar-Vellum or your dealer for pricing and updated information on our special-use licensing agreements.