Design Innovation Month

Welcome to Design Innovation Month 2021! As you have come to expect over the years, the team at CATI will be sharing the latest and greatest in SOLIDWORKS, 3DEXPERIENCE, 3D Printing and 3D Scanning. We will be hosting a variety of in-depth webinars, tips-and-tricks sessions, live demos, and panel discussions.

Tips & Tricks On-Demand

The Design Innovation Month on-demand webinar sessions are unique tele-learning opportunities designed for Engineers and or Manufacturing users of various experience levels. With the SOLIDWORKS 2022 release our Computer Aided Technology Technical Team wanted to provide additional Tips & Tricks for SOLIDWORKS, 3DEXPERIENCE, 3D printing & 3D scanning technology, and more!

I Need To Do More with Less! The "Why" of Sales, Engineering & Manufacturing Process Automation (CPQ for Manufacturing)

Most manufacturing businesses have to do more with less. This on-demand webinar will cover why and how this is achievable through automation, so companies can grow revenue and increase efficiency. Watch Now

DraftSight Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Engineer Dennis Barnes as he introduces Solid Modeling techniques in DraftSight. He will cover the methods and requirements for creating the basic solid shapes available with DraftSight’s Premium and Enterprise Plus level products. You will be shown the tools and methods for creating simple solids without sketching such as: Box, Cone, Cylinder, Pyramid, Sphere, Torus, and Wedge. Plus you will learn techniques on how remove one solid from another to create a 3D cut. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mesh Tips & Tricks

Have you ever struggled to mesh a part or assembly in SOLIDWORKS Simulation? SOLIDWORKS models come in all different shapes sizes and SIMULATION has them covered with multiple mesh types. In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Sr. Application Engineer Robert Warren as he demonstrates how to make good decisions about meshing, avoid frustration and increase accuracy in your studies. Watch Now

How to Train Your TechDB: Making CAMworks Work for You

SOLIDWORKS CAM and CAMWorks are powered by the Technology Database, which includes a wealth of strategies for machining your parts. However, not every default setting is right for every shop floor. In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Mike Thompson as he demonstrates methods of generating your own strategies that work for your shop with your machines and tooling. At the end of the talk, we will be able to generate optimized GCode for your machine in just a few clicks. Watch Now

Simulation Linear Dynamic Study Types and Applications

Are you designing products that will be used in environments with loads that vary over time? Shock and vibration loads can be accurately analyzed using the linear dynamic study type within SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. In this Design Innovation On-Demand webinar, Sr. Application Engineer Specialist Bill Reuss will highlight some of these applications and the proper setup required to get good results to make sure your design will survive under these loading situations. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Direct Editing Models Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Engineer Sara Hollett as she covers some tips using the Direct Editing tools in SOLIDWORKS. We will look at how these unique SOLIDWORKS features are used to easily modify imported geometry. Because they apply to all SOLIDWORKS models, we will also look at how they can help in the day-to-day work with native files. If you’re looking for some interesting and creative tips to modify your models, you’ll want to attend this event. Watch Now

Introduction to CATIA Knowledgeware

Automating design to maximize productivity using parameters, formulas, and design tables. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Engineer James Reeher as he covers a popular topic, Assemblies. James will cover some great tips and tricks for working with Large Assemblies. We'll show tools for finding assembly performance bottlenecks and techniques to reduce them to gain back that performance. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Data Management Tips & Tricks For Users

See the Top Tips and Tricks for SOLIDWORKS Data Management for end users. This session will include how to take advantage of the latest enhancements and tools available to PDM and Manage users. Watch Now

Understanding Your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Results

To answer the question, "Have I accurately captured the maximum stress that my design will see?" a convergence check is a must! In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Sr. Application Engineer Matt Sherak as he demonstrates the advanced setup, plotting tools, and Stress Hot Spot Diagnostics in SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION will help you better understand the results and build confidence in your design work. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS CAM Tips & Tricks

SOLIDWORKS CAM and CAMWorks are powered by the Technology Database, which includes a wealth of strategies for machining your parts. However, not every default setting is right for every shop floor. In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Mike Thompson as he demonstrates methods of generating your own strategies that work for your shop with your machines and tooling. At the end of the talk, we will be able to generate optimized GCode for your machine in just a few clicks. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Sketch Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Sr. Application Engineer Kris Dubuque as he introduces a number of techniques to help you save time and create better sketches. We will cover some of our favorite sketch tips and tricks from past events and introduce a number of new tips to make this worth your time. Watch Now

Optimize Your Design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Sr. Application join Alon Finkelstein, as he demonstrates the SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools' capabilities to validate your designs and how to use these tools to make your designs even better! Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Data from PDM and Manage Tips & Tricks

Learn the answer to one of the most common questions from SOLIDWORKS Data Management administrators, "How do I get data out of PDM for use in another system?". During this session, we will show you how to both manually and automatically export files and data out of PDM and Manage. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Data Management Tips & Tricks For Admins

See the Top Tips and Tricks for SOLIDWORKS Data Management for administrators. This session will include how to take advantage of the latest enhancements and tools available to PDM and Manage admins. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Drawings Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Engineer Gabriel Rodriguez as he covers some of the favorite tips and tricks for SOLIDWORKS Drawings. While 3D models tend to get all the attention in SOLIDWORKS, it’s usually the 2D drawing that is the final deliverable for manufacturing and assembly production. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Mastering File Translations Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Application Engineer Manager Judy Marlo to Educating users on how to translate non-native CAD files into SOLIDWORKS easily and correctly. If you encounter non-SOLIDWORKS files and need to incorporate them into your models, you'll be sure to learn some great tips by attending. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Structure System Tips & Tricks

In this Design Innovation on-demand webinar, join Sr. Application Engineer Ryan Field in covering a number of tips to the Structure System functionality for weldment design. Structure System was introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2019 as an alternative method for creating complex weldment structures. We’ll cover how to use this powerful tool, many of its benefits, as well as cover some of the latest enhancements that have been added. Watch Now

Working with Design Tools in 3DEXPERIENCE

Join Sr. Application Engineer Tim Ramos for this on-demand webinar as he demonstrates how to navigate and validate your structure within CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE by analyzing potential issues and creating and managing design reviews against these findings. Watch Now

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Tips & Tricks

In this DI Month Mini-Cast, Sr. Application Engineer Roger Ruffin is giving a guided tour of the sheet metal tools in SOLIDWORKS. We’ll cover the power commands in the Sheet Meta toolbar and some hidden gems that are not on the toolbar. If you are new to designing with the SOLIDWORKS sheet metal tools, this is the place for you. Watch Now

I Need To Do More with Less! The "What" of Sales, Engineering & Manufacturing Process Automation (CPQ for Manufacturing)

Now that we have answered the "Why" of CPQ for Manufacturing, we will now cover the "What". We will get into the weeds of what your tool kit needs to be to successfully grow your revenue and increase your efficiency through automation. Watch Now

Virtual Showrooms

Over the past year, we’ve seen many new solutions and technologies in Additive Manufacturing. Explore the latest solutions from Stratasys, Creaform, ExOne and PostProcess Technologies.

SOLIDWORKS 2022 Blog Series

Throughout the entire month of October the technical team at Computer Aided Technology will be dissecting the new release of SOLIDWORKS 2022 to show and explain the best new feature enhancements as well as taking a look at the new 3DEXPERIENCE platform release! Stay tuned! The What’s New Blog series will begin on September 15th. Read the Blog

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