Model-Based Definition

Dimension and Annotate Your 3D Models to Create a “Single Source of Truth” Everyone Can Rely On

Model-Based Definition (MBD)

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What's New In Creo

Exciting new technologies are changing the world of product design. Creo includes breakthrough capabilities in Additive Manufacturing, IoT, Model-Based Definition (MBD) and Augmented Reality (AR). Design faster and smarter by connecting your digital design to your physical products.

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Why MBD?

For years, engineers used 2D drawings to deliver product manufacturing information—even as they designed models in 3D.

No more. Using model-based definition (MBD) methods, engineers now embed product data directly in the 3D models, creating a single, reliable source of truth for the whole extended team. That not only makes sense, it prevents errors and saves everybody time.

Creo Parametric provides the tools you need to annotate, publish, and view MBD-compliant models, including Augmented Reality. Add the Creo GD&T Advisor Extension, and you can be sure your work, and that of your team, follows ASME standards.