May 2010 – Volume 11, No. 5


3DVIA Sync. What can 3DVIA Sync do?  3DVIA Composer is a great tool to quickly re-use CAD data to create documentation of all kinds for your product, but what about 3DVIA Sync?  Does it help automate this process?  Does it help update you information when CAD data changes? Read Article  

May Catipult Topic: Making Sense of Pretty Pictures. In May, our resident Simulation guru will be hosting a webcast of his SWW presentation “Making Sense of Pretty Pictures” You can click here to register, and read his blog article below. Read Article  

It’s Just Time to…uninstall, clean, and reinstall SOLIDWORKS. I as a tech hate, and I repeat hate telling a customer that they should uninstall and reinstall to try and solve a problem.  To me that is just poor troubleshooting.  I say that this is much like taking you car to a mechanic and him saying that I think that you have a bad head gasket.  Well the fact is that I either do or don’t have a bad head gasket, but I refuse to tear it down and just “throw parts” at the problem.  I would say that it is time to take a hard look at the mechanic. Read Article

New Video! 3DVIA Sync.

May 13th – CATI Live DriveWorks Event. Maria Sarkar, co-founder of DriveWorks Ltd., will be in our Buffalo Grove office giving a live product demo of DriveWorks Solo. This is a unique opportunity, so don’t miss the chance to speak with the company founder. Click here for more details!

Tradeshows. CATI will be exhibiting their new line of 3D printers at upcoming tradeshows. Click here to find out more! New CATIpult Educational Webcasts. These presentations are designed for all levels of SOLIDWORKS users. Find out more!

CATI launches new website. Click here to check it out!

DEMO: Robust search capabilities to quickly find documents.  View Demo

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SOLIDWORKS World 2010 CATI Presentations. Watch them now!

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Receive up to $80,000 in trade-in value from Objet.

Learn about great leasing offers for the Objet Alaris30 3D Printer. Less than you think…better than expected.    


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Madison Area SOLIDWORKS User Group – May 13

Central Indiana SOLIDWORKS User Group – May 20

SWUGN Technical Summit – May 25

Northern Indiana SOLIDWORKS User Group – May 25

SOLIDWORKS Milwaukee Area Resource Team – June 10

Chicago West SOLIDWORKS User Group – Contact CWSUG





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