Supplemental Learning Center

Use a combination of videos, walkthrough documents and sample models to expand your 3DCS and QDM Software capabilities

The DCS Training Lab, created in partnership with HANALL Technology, offers you the ability to supplement your 3DCS modeling at your own pace. The Lab is split into three primary sections, designed to teach basic and advanced skills, and offering guided walkthroughs for building models. 

Pre-Requisites: Completion of 3DCS Tutorial 


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How Do You Access the Training Lab?

FREE to all clients under active maintenance or support contracts

The DCS Training Lab is available FREE to all clients as part of their maintenance agreement. 

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 What Is in the DCS Training Lab?

The DCS Training Lab is made up of Basic Studies, Advanced Studies and Sample Models. 

More studies are coming, as well as a series of how-to's and videos for QDM ANALYST. 

All updates will be noted in the DCS Monthly. Are you signed up?

4-hole-basic-model-plate-curved3DCS Basic Studies - 28 Models

 Learn how to model Hole-Pin in a number of different ways and configurations

 Create hole pin moves using Step Plane, Pattern and 3-2-1. Use different locating methods based on your setup.3-hole-basic-model-b


  • Hole/Pin 3 Hole Model using Step Plane Move with 4way/2way Locators
  • Hole Pin - Fixed Inclined 4 Hole Model using both Six Plane and Pattern Move with Pattern Locators
  • Hole Pin - Floating Planar 3 Hole Model using 3 Point Move with Pattern Locators3-hole-basic-mode


3DCS Advanced Studies

 training-lab-advanced-studies-examplesLearn how to use customer moves (User DLL's) and special cases like Autobend, Nest Move and Poly Float

  Walk through model lessons for alignment setup, User DLL's, 3-2-1 Move examples, hole to multi-slot, hook, surface matching and creating Links. 


  • Alignment Door Handle Model - 2 Point Move with Linear Floating
  • UserDll Custom Funtions - Autobend, MultiPTrans, MeasEq, Nest Move, Poly Float
  • Hole to Multi-Slot using Step Plane Move and xformMV

 body-suspension-model-gdandt-63DCS Model Studies - Start to Finish Modeling Tutorials

 See how a model is built from start to finish with guided walkthroughs

 With videos and instructions, build a model from start to finish to learn best practices, modeling methods and practice your skills. 

 There are three models currently available with more coming soon. 

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  • Automotive Suspension
  • Automotive Underbody
  • Automotive Door Gap 
Walkthrough a Full Model Build with Guided Instructions and Videos 
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Practice Your Skills After a Long Break

Get your FREE access to DCS Training Lab to learn new skills and practice old ones. 

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