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AutoCAD Mechanical toolset

Now included with AutoCAD

Design faster with an industry-specific toolset for mechanical engineering, including 700,000+ intelligent parts and features.

AutoCAD Mechanical features

  • Layer management

    Isolate and restore layer groups and specify linetypes and lineweights.

  • Hidden lines

    Update geometry automatically when changes occur. Minimise manual redraws.

  • 700,000+ standard parts and features

    Produce accurate drawings with standard components.

  • Machinery generators and calculators

    Efficiently analyse designs, including shaft, spring, belt, chain and cam generators.

  • Document 3D CAD models

    Detail native Inventor part and assembly models.

  • Reusable mechanical drawing detailing tools

    Use intelligent drafting tools made for mechanical design.

  • Custom content library and publishing

    Create and save custom content.

  • Command preview and contextual menus

    Preview fillet, chamfer and offset commands.

  • AutoCAD mobile app

    Take the power of AutoCAD wherever you go.

  • Smart mechanical engineering dimensions

    Create dimensions using abbreviated dialogue boxes.

  • Support for international drafting standards

    Deliver standards-based design documentation.

  • Associative balloons and bills of materials

    Create automated part lists and BOMs.

Benefits of the Mechanical toolset

In this study, the Mechanical toolset boosted productivity by 55%*, bringing dramatic time savings to common AutoCAD® mechanical design tasks.

*As with all performance tests, results may vary based on machine, operating system, filters and even source material.