Fisher Unitech Has Acquired Prism Engineering Inc.

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We have an announcement to make! At Fisher Unitech, we make innovation possible, so we’ve expanded our reach to assist more designers and engineers.  We’re excited to announce our acquisition of Prism Engineering Inc. We are pleased to introduce… Prism Engineering is the Mid-Atlantic’s leading provider of SOLIDWORKS and Mastercam. With Training and Support centers in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, Prism has a proven track record of value and satisfaction to their customers. Why Prism is the perfect match Together […]

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Why You Need To Know About Variable Pattern

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With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2015, Variable Pattern was added to the available pattern types. For long time users who may have attended training in the past, this addition may go unnoticed. So why is it so important and why should you add it to your repertoire? The Variable Patterns most radical enhancement was its ability to pattern Reference Geometry. Let that sink in. Yes, you can pattern planes and sketches, not just Features, Faces, and Bodies. Let me give […]

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Productivity Tools in Solidworks Simulation [VIDEOS]

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What if I told you there was a way to use tools inside Solidworks Simulation that would make you more efficient when running and/or setting up your FEA studies?  In this blog series, I will take through a wide range of tools that are primarily in Simulation Professional to help you do just that!

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YOU CAN WIN A 3D MOUSE FROM FISHER UNITECH!!

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WIN A 3D MOUSE!! Have you ever wanted to smooooooth out your zoom and rotate movements in SOLIDWORKS? Have you ever wanted to speed up your modeling? Have you ever tried a 3D mouse? How can YOU get in on the next drawing? -Take a Fisher Unitech training course -Take the survey at the end of the course -You’re entered to win a 3Dconnexion 3D mouse! -Every course you take this quarter, fill out the survey for an entry! Fisher Unitech’s Training Team is […]

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Optimizing Your CAD Software for FDM 3D Printing

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Whether modeling in SOLIDWORKS, Creo, NX, or any other Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, bringing your design to life is easy with a 3D Printer,  but it all starts with an STL file.  Here are some tips to consider for your next design, to get the best possible 3D Print, while reducing material waste. First, watch the walls. The width of thin walls should be designed as a multiple of the filament bead width, bearing in mind the number of […]

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Fisher Unitech Shines at 2015 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trade Show

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As always, the annual Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trade Show in Dayton Ohio featured lots of technologies that are helping all manufacturing industries from injection molding to tool and die shops create high quality products. This year again one of the most popular and well attended booths was the Fisher Unitech 3D Printing booth. With on sight 3D printers and lots of example parts on display, Fisher Unitech showcased many different ways of how 3D printing is helping manufacturing and design […]

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Design Excellence Form: Adventures Recap

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The away team has continued on with their adventures for Design Excellence Forum, ranging from Cincinnati to Ft. Wayne! Here are some action shots from the various DEF events that have been going on since the Cleveland update. Cincinnati DEF was hosted at the Great American Ballpark and had some amazing views during the sessions! Here is Esteban, part of the away team, setting up the presentations with the view of the ballpark right behind him. The above picture is […]

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SOLIDWORKS PDM: Making a Dynamic Dropdown for your Datacards

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In SOLIDWORKS PDM, you can insert a Combobox Dropdown that will allow you to either type in an entry or choose from a list. What if you want your typed entries to show the next time you use that dropdown? This is possible through the use of a list that is based on a SQL query. First, you will want to create a list that will contain the items you would like to start with in your dropdown. In this example, I […]

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solidThinking Announces Release of solidThinking 8.5 and solidThinking Inspired 8.5

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solidThinking announced on Monday, February 14th, the release of solidThinking 8.5 and solidThinking Inspired 8.5. Industrial designers, concept engineers and architects will soon be able to experience the enhanced benefits of the new releases, which launched worldwide. The solidThinking 8.5 releases introduce more than 900 new features, enhancements and updates, including: Modeling Faster workflow and functional performance. Simplified user-interface navigation and scene organization. A new and improved round tool with advanced options for shape control and handling of overflowing/overlapping rounded […]

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