Stratasys 3D Printing: Rapid Prototyping Users with Two New Advanced Materials

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Stratasys Expands Horizons for Rapid Prototyping Users with Two New Advanced Materials     Today we’re launching two new, very different, yet highly complementary materials for 3D printing and rapid prototyping customers. Agilus30 is a flexible PolyJet material family (available in black and translucent colors), providing enhanced tear resistance and superior rubber-like quality. It’s ideal for product design verification and even some functional performance tests. See it in action here. At the other end of the prototyping spectrum, we have […]

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What’s New in ENOVIA 2017X Platform

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ENOVIA 2017X PLATFORM – WHAT’S NEW Apart from the standard platform components that were part of 2016x (3DSPACE, FED SEARCH, FTS, 3DPASSPORT, 3DDASHBOARD etc.), two new components have been introduced in 2017x. 3DComment Provides the ability for 3DEXPERIENCE platform members to interact with one another by liking content and adding comments to any item in the system. This is a mandatory module that needs to be installed. 3DNotification Helps 3DEXPERIENCE platform members get timely updates about activities going on. It […]

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SOLIDWORKS: How the Shell Can I Manage My SOLIDWORKS Simulation Shell Elements?

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How the Shell Can I Manage My SOLIDWORKS Simulation Shell Elements?   If you were enticed by the title of this blog, then you are probably already aware of what a shell is and why they are so valuable. For those who are not aware, they are, in this context, a 2D element used in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. I will not bore you with too many details about shell elements, but instead show you some nifty techniques to help you manage […]

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SOLIDWORKS: Running Multiple Monitors with SOLIDWORKS 2017

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Running Multiple Monitors with SOLIDWORKS 2017     So, this question comes up a lot: “Should I run with extra monitors?”   “Yes, yes you should”, is my typical answer.   The industry has come to a common consensus that having more than on monitor does increase productivity. The following metric from a University of Utah studies are numbers that are agreed upon by many researchers from Intel to Microsoft.   Multi-Monitor vs Single Monitor Display. 45% Easier task tracking […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: Objet Resuming Production After Printing Has Stopped

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Objet Resuming Production After Printing Has Stopped   When the printing process is interrupted on your Objet Printer, Job Manager stops sending slices to the 3D printer.   To continue printing the model:   1. If the printer is in offline mode, switch it to online mode by clicking the red button at the bottom of the printer interface. The button changes from red to green.   2. If you don’t know why printing has stopped, make sure that the […]

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SOLIDWORKS: HOW TO USE 3DQUICKTOOLS – SKETCH TOOLS – 2

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HOW TO USE 3DQUICKTOOLS – SKETCH TOOLS   3DQPRESS and 3DQUICKSTRIP has always been the leading edge for customers looking to enhance SOLIDWORKS for Strip layout, Die, and Fixture design. In this Blog I am introducing some unknown feature called Sketch Tools.   I will be explaining how to use Modify Hole Fillets sketch function works, but as you can see, there are several sketch tools functions that the user can use to complete the task faster.         […]

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SOLIDWORKS: Essentials of DraftSight – DraftSight for the SOLIDWORKS User

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Essentials of DraftSight – DraftSight for the SOLIDWORKS User At SOLIDWORKS World this year, George Brañes and I teamed up to present the Essentials of DraftSight. Our presentation covered the key items that all DraftSight users need to get started with DraftSight. We also looked at choosing the best DraftSight product and installation. Most importantly, we presented on the ten essential topics that we think are necessary for all DraftSight users. Those ten topics we recorded and have put them […]

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SOLIDWORKS: Critical Hotfix for DraftSight 2017

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Critical Hotfix for DraftSight 2017 There have been many reports from the DraftSight community of the application not launching, or receiving messages about the service that will terminate on March 1, 2017. Unfortunately, that was due to an expired Windows certificate. This affects all Windows* 32 & 64-bit versions of DraftSight released from 2012 to 2017. However, Dassault Systemes has made available a critical hotfix to resolve this issue before that date. To avoid usage interruption, please make sure to […]

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Creaform Scanning: Koenigsegg Partners with Creaform

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Koenigsegg Partners with Creaform to Certify the Quality Standards of its Hypercar Lineup Koenigsegg hypercars have received a lot of attention lately with the APEX: The Story of the Hypercar (currently available on Netflix). You may also have seen in your newsfeed for the past few weeks Top Gear’s World Exclusive Drive of the Koenigsegg Regera. Koenigsegg is also fresh out of Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. With Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche and Bugatti also in the market, […]

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15 Reasons to Attend SOLIDWORKS World 2017 #SWW17

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15 Reasons to Attend SOLIDWORKS World 2017 #SWW17   With SOLIDWORKS World just a few weeks away and if you are looking for a reason to justify to your company why you should attend SOLIDWORKS World this year, the team at Computer Aided Technology, MCAD Technologies, InFlow and our customers are giving you 14 quality reasons to attend. The Technical Teams from CATI, MCAD and InFlow have 11 different presentations and we have 3 customers who are presenting their own […]

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