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  • What Are NURBS, Why Are They Important? - surfaces created by interpolating, precision design properties, injecting mold designs, Ashlar Vellum, Jan 5, 2010
  • Ashlar Vellum Cobalt 7.0 - easy to use, Cobalt 7.0 is highest end package offering good data translation capabilities, rendering capabilities, drafting tools, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, March 21, 2006
  • A Smarter CAD Alternative - Vellum Cobalt from Ashlar Inc. is a 3D surface, solid modeling software with rendering capability and CAD interoperability, Nelson Au, Machine Design, November 17, 2005
  • Create a Pitcher - tutorial for Argon, Xenon and Cobalt demonstrates how to define an organic shape with wire frame geometry and create a single, smooth surface around that wireframe, pdf, Ashlar Vellum, May 2005
  • Model a Spray Bottle Head - tutorial for Argon, Xenon and Cobalt to model a spray bottle top, pdf, Ashlar Vellum, May 2005
  • CAD Tool Options - Ashlar-Vellum's Cobalt has outstanding surface and solid modeling tools, Design-Engine.com, August 2003
  • Ashlar-Vellum Inc. and its Recent Cobalt Upgrades - Cobalt 6 is an impressive surface and solid modeler that now runs natively on the Mac OS X operating system, Joe Greco, CADENCE MCAD Tech News #95, April 17, 2003
  • Taking Stock of MCAD - looks at 20 areas of mechanical and computer-aided design and picks the best MCAD programs in each category, Joe Greco, CADENCE, March 2003
  • Surface Modeling State of the Art - an overview of the surfacing features offered in the latest versions of CATIA, Cobalt, Inventor, Pro/E, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, thinkdesign, Unigraphics and VX CAD/CAM, Joe Greco, CADENCE, November 2002
  • Ashlar-Vellum ‘Designer Elements’ COBALT v4.2 - Review - clean user interface and ability to handle tough fillets, Geoff Harrod, CADinfo.NET, May 2002
  • Argon and Beyond - Ashlar's new surface and solid modeler has powerful surfacing tools but interface is antiquated. Also mentions Xenon and Cobalt, Ashlar's higher end offerings, Joe Greco, CADENCE, Jan 2002