TBC - Machine Data Service The Machine Data Service allows users of TBC to tap into production data captured by GCS900 and Earthworks machines in VisionLink to create point clouds, heat map overlays and to interrogate the data in a similar way to what is possible in VisionLink. You can use TBC tools to produce drawing and cross section or profile deliverables for projects, to create an edit surface models and contours and to create compaction drawings. TBC Site Data Prep Work Process In this category we will share News, Tips, Tricks and detailed Work Processes that can be used in the Site Data Preparation and Surface Modeling workflows. TBC - Corridor Mass Haul In this category we will post useful information relating to Corridor Mass Haul work processes. TBC Corridor Section Takeoff In this area we will cover workflows relating to Corridor Takeoff using Cross Sections provided in PDF or DWG format. The posts placed here will address preparing the CAD or Vector PDF data for 3D conversion, the conversion process and how to create the surface models and corridor models from the resulting 3D data. TBC - Field Data Work Processes In this category I will place all support Tips and Tricks for managing data for the following Trimble Systems TBC Point Cloud Work Process In this category we will share News, Tips, Tricks and Detailed Work Processes that can be used in the Point Cloud and Point Cloud modeling Workflows. TBC Site Takeoff Work Process In this category we will explore the Takeoff capabilities of TBC and share News and Tips and Tricks that affect these work processes. Utility Takeoff Work Processes In this area we will capture Tips, Tricks and work process information relating to Utility Takeoff procedures Hidden TBC Secrets There are a number of Hidden Tips and Tricks in TBC - I will try to capture them here so that you know where to find them … TBC Site Mass Haul TBC Corridor Modeling Work Process In this category we will share News, Tips, Tricks as well as detailed Work Processes that can be used in Corridor Modeling for Roads, Highways and Railways. TBC Vertical Design Work Process In this category we will capture news and tips and tricks relating to the Vertical Design tool in Trimble Business Center. This is an amazing tool for elevating linework and creating surface models using simple sequences of instructions that cover 90%+ of the standard methods used to elevate linework. TBC Drafting, Plotting & Deliverable Work Process In this category we will share News, Tips, Tricks and detailed Work Processes that can be used to create Reports, Plots, PDF Outputs and other Project Deliverables. How To QA Your Models In this set of posts I will capture “Best Practices” for QAing the models that you create prior to delivering the results to downstream users. While you will perform a degree of QA on the model while you are building it, the model should go through a final set of checks prior to delivery that will highlight any potential flaws or defects in the finished product. Surface Modeling Work Processes TBC General Work Process In this category we will be posting TBC General Use Tips in the CAD and General areas of the product that are not covered elsewhere in the Forum.