innovate3D learning sessions are unique tele-learning opportunities designed for Engineers and or Manufacturing users of various experience levels. CATI’s team of engineering and manufacturing experts have put together a series of thirty to ninety minute presentations in the form of convenient webcasts. The innovate3D webcasts are conducted via Webex and consist of live hands-on training, presentations and product demonstrations to help our clients expand their knowledge base.

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  • Dan Wagner
  • May 28, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

Technical Support Cases That Everyone Should Know About

A 90-minute look from a renowned SOLIDWORKS Reseller into some of the most interesting technical support cases in 2019. If we share more of this critical technical information, the entire SOLIDWORKS community can evolve more quickly.

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  • Justin Maxwell
  • May 28, 2020 • 1 pm - 2 pm CST

Concept to Manufacturing: From Multibody to Assembly

Walk through a common engineering design workflow. Starting with shapes and objects created from basic SOLIDWORKS commands, transition into a Multi-body design, and eventually creating a full working assembly; without losing any work along the way.

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  • Mark Talbott
  • June 2, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Capitalizing on your Investment: Implementing SOLIDWORKS Electrical

IF the path and tools to automate electrical project documentation is made clear, WE can guide a community toward improved standardization and schematic utility while saving time and effort.

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  • Tim Crennen
  • June 3, 2020 • 1 pm - 2 pm CST

100% Customization for Each Patient’s Needs

With the power of fast, non-invasive 3D Scanning you can now collect highly accurate patient data for the creation of uniquely customized Orthotics, Prosthetics, Mobile Assistance, and much more.

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  • Heather J. Dawe-Rose
  • June 3, 2020 • 11 am - 12 pm CST

So Easy a 4th Grader Can Do It! Using X-Design for Elementary-aged Students

IF WE can inspire the engineers of tomorrow THEY can design the future. This session will discuss a week-long curriculum using the SOLIDWORKS xDesign App designed for 4th and 5th-grade students.

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  • Justin Webster
  • June 4, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

Setup SQL Replication in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

Best practices and setup review for SQL database replication in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. We will review the process for setting up prerequisites, setting up the replication, calculating return on investment. We will include lessons learned from an actual deployment of SQL Replication.

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  • Rachael M. Buhl
  • June 9, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Streamline Your Custom Properties Input with the Custom Properties Tab

Discover a faster way to input custom properties right in the Task Pane. Customize your Custom Properties Tab to include pulldowns, radio buttons, checkmarks, and lots of other user friendly methods to populate your custom properties.

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  • Simonas Indrele
  • June 10, 2020 • 1 pm - 2 pm CST

Stratasys Prototypes that Promote

Creating Marketing samples that covey realism and functionality

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  • Ronnie Flaugh
  • June 10, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Make the SOLIDWORKS CAM Technology Database Work 4 You

Learn how to change and customize settings inside the TechDB based on your current processes and standards. Machine Setup, Tool Crib Setup, Copying and Creating Tools, Default Features Strategies, Default Operation Parameters, Map Mill Features, Creating and Saving Operations and Saving Defaults.

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  • Don E. Glaske
  • June 11, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Essentials of DraftSight - DraftSight for the AutoCAD User

Attendees will witness many benefits and the low learning curve when transitioning from AutoCAD to DraftSight. Will be shown the overwhelming amount of similarities between AutoCAD and DraftSight. Understand which version of DraftSight would best suit their needs and where to access DraftSight 2019.

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  • Craig S. Maurer
  • June 11, 2020 • 1 pm - 2 pm CST

SOLIDWORKS Drawing automation and setup utilizing parametric best practices

Join CATI for an encore presentation from SOLIDWORKS World.  Making drawings can be a tedious process, so why not make it faster by linking data you’ve already created.  Attendees will learn how to leverage properties in their Part files, see why templates are important, and how to link custom properties from one file to another, specifically Assemblies and Drawings.  For additional automation, utilization of the Property Tab builder will also be explored. 

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  • Mark Talbott
  • June 16, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

PCB Design and the Mechanical Conundrum

If we create a bridge of communication between board layout and mechanical assembly, we can inspire a new generation of optimized products.

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  • Peer Larson
  • June 17, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Dynamic Card-Based Notifications for ECO Processes

IF WE leverage an undocumented tool, WE can have our cake and eat it too. For years we thought we could not have smart notifications in ECO processes without complex workflows/expensive add-ins. Our archaeologists worked tirelessly to unearth a capability that has lain dormant for years, until now.

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  • Robert Warren
  • June 18, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Understanding and Utilizing The Best Mesh For Your Simulation Study

SOLIDS, SHELLS, and BEAMS. The three core mesh types in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. If you want to learn what these three mesh types are. Understand how to best use them for different types of geometry. Attend this break out session and we will explore what makes an Accurate, Efficient mesh.

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  • Jeremy Marvin
  • June 19, 2020 • 1 pm - 2 pm CST

Enabling Applications within Aerospace Manufacturing with Stratasys 3D Printing

The fields of aerospace, aeronautics and aviation have had a longstanding reputation of holding stringent requirements for manufacturability. In these types of engineering environments, the need for constant incremental improvements of systems and components have a close relationship with the processes used for fabricating them. Throughout the past decade, additive manufacturing technologies, have proved their worthiness within aerospace engineering – favoring low volume high mix scenarios with little added cost in relation to complex geometries. Join us to review the trends within the aerospace industry as well as hardware, software, and material solutions which are enabling time and cost saving applications.

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  • Brandon Nelms
  • June 23, 2020 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Turn SOLIDWORKS into Your Kinematic Whiteboard!

Moving linkages are a staple of Mechanical Design and often seem to start on a whiteboard(or napkin). But whiteboards don’t move! IF we learn to leverage SOLIDWORKS Kinematic 2D sketching WE can accelerate our design concepts, gain useful insight, and turn our whiteboard into a 3D design in no time!

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  • Mark A. Abshire
  • June 29, 2020 • 1 pm - 2 pm CST

SLA V650 Flex vs. PolyJet

Are you looking for a past innovate3D webcast? You can find previous recordings over on our YouTube channel.

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