BoardModeler Lite 12.1 is now available, so we have a look at some of the additional features now available.

Cross-probing

  • Cross-probing between CADSTAR and BML12.1

–  The CADSTAR application will no longer be hidden when BML is started from the CADSTAR Tools menu

 

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Through Hole Slot models updated

  • In BML 12.1 non-circular through holes such as slotted holes will now have a plating model when the data is output to STEP file

–  When output to STEP format a slot will no longer be a filled shape but correctly represented in a similar manner as a cylindrical hole

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Step Output improvement

  • When outputting a single united body to STEP the top and bottom layer copper can also be shown with a thickness
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Non-component resist windows

  • Resist windows that are applied to the design, that are not defined as resist openings in a part definition, will now transfer from CADSTAR to BML 12.1

 

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Axis Indicator Labels (X,Y,Z)

  • When modifying the position of any part or constraint, the Axis manipulator labels will now be displayed on the main canvas.

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BoardModeler Lite 12.1 is now available and able to be downloaded from ZGS.

For more information about BML and CADSTAR contact us CADSTAR@quadrasol.co.uk