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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Creo 7.0: The future of how you design.

Why solve today’s product design problems with yesterday’s software?

Watch the overview video, and download the Creo 7.0 datasheet for more details.

Product design gets more complicated every year. You always need to build better products faster. But you may also be feeling the sting of talent shortages and more innovative competition.

That’s where your design software can help. In Creo 7.0, now available, you’ll find advances in multibody and generative design, real-time design guidance, and computer-aided manufacturing.

Plus, we’ve sped up and enhanced features you use already, such as Draft, Sketcher, 2D drawing creation, and model-based definition.

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.