DESIGNER is Hexagon’s CAD app for smarter manufacturing providing a variety of solid & surface modelling. Including dedicated sheet metal, reverse engineering and electrode design functionalities.


Direct modelling frees the user from the constraints of a traditional CAD system.

Hexagon CAM software compatible. Load native DESIGNER files directly into your favourite Hexagon CAM application for machining.

The intuitive user interface make it quick and easy to start using DESIGNER.

Fully customisable and automatable using JavaScript macros and a .NET API.

The creative freedom to efficiently optimize products

Using DESIGNER, efficiently transform your design modelling processes and create manufacturing-friendly designs. Equipped with a suite of simple-yet-sophisticated modelling tools, every aspect of your designs can be optimized to create manufacturable models.

Utilize DESIGNER’s powerful and versatile suite of features

DESIGNER fills the gap between design and manufacturing. From fixture design and part repair to reverse engineering and sheet metal unfolding. DESIGNER's comprehensive suite of CAD for manufacturing tools are surely going to improve efficiency in your facility.

Features of DESIGNER include:


2D to 3D

Quickly convert 2D drawings into fully manufacturable 3D CAD models, ready for machining.


3D to 2D

Create 2D engineering drawings of CAD components and assemblies to eliminate shop floor mistakes.



Create digitised 3D CAD models from physical parts which you don't have the original drawings for. DESIGNER's dedicated suite of reverse engineering tools make light work of recreating CAD models of physical parts.


Design Review

Connect to the Nexus 3D Whiteboard for collaborative design reviews. Share design changes and queries directly with customers or your extended team, with no CAD software required.

Documentation Center

Check out our online documentation centre for product information and guidance

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