American Design and Drafting
is a professional organization for designers, drafters,
architects, illustrators, and technical
American National Standards
ANSI coordinates the efforts of
standards developers. This site provides information
about those efforts and the standards.
American Society of
ASME is a resource for
career information, products, and drafting-related
education and training.
Autodesk produces AutoCAD®
computer-aided drafting and related software.
AUGI is a professional organization of
Autodesk users. This site provides information about the
services provided by AUGI and about how to join.
this site for CAD information and resources.
Browse this online CAD magazine for resources such as articles, links, forums, and downloads.
site provides daily news updates and other types of
CAD-related information and resources.
Visit this site for supplies for
plotters and printers, etc.
This online graphics magazine contains many
useful articles about CAD and solid modeling.
Visit the Design Community site for
free forums for public communication related to drafting
Blick Art Materials
This site is a source for
vellum, tracing, graph, and other drafting papers.
Organization for Standardization
Visit this site
for information about the ISO standards.
For information on various topics related
to drafting and design, visit the Machine Design site.
Mayline provides furniture and equipment
for the drafting office.
site provides information related to material safety
National Skill Standards
The NSSB provides information about CAD
skill standards and certification.
The National Institute for Certification
in Engineering Technologies issues a certificate to
people who have demonstrated technical mastery of the
skills needed for their profession.
of Manufacturing Engineers
information about industry events, as well as other
services for members only. Student memberships are
Go to this site for drafting equipment and
Tech Directions magazine provides
information for trade and technology educators. You can
subscribe at the site and explore the links to other
Patent and Trademark Office
This site provides information about patents and trademarks.
Manual drafting equipment and supplies—drafting machines,
T-Squares, compasses, etc. are available on this site.
Satco represents manufacturers of tools, equipment, furniture,
and supplies for career and technical education, including