How to Use the New 3D Digital Product Preview Radial Menu

New menu for digital product previews expands the capabilities of your online product catalog


To simplify the process for users searching, configuring and previewing products, CADENAS PARTsolutins has launched an all-new 3D viewer menu available on mobile and desktop devices. The new “radial” menu has many unique features to provide a more comfortable user experience and easier navigation for digital product previews. The added capabilities and the modern design are striking.

The 3D radial menu is available in the web applications, embedded product configurators and the 3D CAD model download portal PARTcommunity app as well as the PARTcommunity web app.

A single tap expands the menu for a variety of options.Switch between technical representations and ingenious features with a single tap


From this menu different alignments of the 3D CAD models are displayed to the user and the model can be viewed from all angles. There is also the option of animated or rotating CAD models.


a. Front view (Z)
b. Rear view (-Z)
c. Left view (-X)
d. Right view (X)
e. Top view (Y)
f. Bottom view (-Y)
g. Isometric view
h. Animation

With the second selection various shading possibilities can be selected: The edges can be displayed or a combination of both possibilities is shown in a model.


a. Edges
b. Shaded
c. Shaded with edges

The 3D CAD model can also be used for different virtual realities depending on your particular preference.

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a. Virtual Reality (Cardboard etc.)
b. Anaglyph view
c. Dreamoc HD3
d. Dreamoc XL2
e. Camera background

Additional features, such as dimensions or screenshots, are also available.


a. Scale to window size
b. Cut
c. Dimensioning
d. Explosion
e. Full screen
f. Leap Motion

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Adam Beck

Director of Marketing at CADENAS PARTsolutions | A Marketing graduate from the Miami University, Farmer School of Business in Oxford Ohio, Adam has years of experience in marketing and design for a variety of industries.