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Have You Tried Out SOLIDWORKS 2018 Yet?…

SOLIDWORKS 2018 shipped this fall and includes All Upper Case switch capability for text in tables, and supports a dedicated…
Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group Launch New Website Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group Launch New Website…

CIMdata has announced the creation of a new website to promote the work being undertaken by the Aerospace & Defense…
Granta Enhances Support for Siemens, PTC and Dassault Granta Enhances Support for Siemens, PTC and Dassault…

Granta announced new versions of its GRANTA MI materials information management system with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.…
Dassault Reports Rise in Licenses and Software Revenue Dassault Reports Rise in Licenses and Software Revenue…

SOLIDWORKS software revenue is up 16% in Q3 and Dassault expands SIMULIA and CATIA portfolios with Exa and No Magic…
 

Check Out the New ANSYS Discovery Live's Geometry Modeling
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ANSYS Discovery Live offers a full set of geometry tools enabling you to create virtually any 3D CAD file or…
 
What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer What They Didn't Teach You in School about Heat Transfer…

See how Mentor Graphics CAD-embedded CFD solution FloEFD provides a complete environment for performing heat-transfer and fluid flow evaluation.…
 
5 Things to Check When Your Simulation Results are Wrong in SOLIDWORKS Simulation
This article by CAPINC points out five things to check when your simulation results are wrong. Check it out here:…
 
Installation Manager Cannot Find Required Source Files
A common hurdle to a pair or update of the SOLIDWORKS application is a failure of the Installation manager to…
 
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due to unsupported hardware or drivers.…
 
Difficult to select/delete dimensions in SWKS16
It is difficult to just select by clicking it - especially angular dimensions. When I select a dimension it opens…
 
 
Data Exchange & Collaboration 2015
 
3D Printing- The Possibilities are Endless
 
 
 
The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard…
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes to pipe threads, dowel holes…
 
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool…
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated 2016 WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS…
 
How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD…
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS highlights his favorites here.…
 
Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts…
The new 3D Interconnect functionality introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is useful when working with a variety of native non-SOLIDWORKS files.…
 
HyperSizer Used in World's Largest All-composite Aircraft HyperSizer Used in World's Largest All-composite Aircraft…

Collier Research's HyperSizer optimization software was used to optimize the Stratolaunch aircraft's composite fuselage and wing structure.…
 
CONTACT Software Promotes Eclipse IoT Challenge 4.0 CONTACT Software Promotes Eclipse IoT Challenge 4.0…

CONTACT Software is sponsoring the Eclipse IoT Working Group's Open IoT Challenge 4.0. Interested parties have until 13 November to…
 
HOOPS Exchange Now Includes Beta Support for Feature Trees HOOPS Exchange Now Includes Beta Support for Feature Trees…

HOOPS Exchange now includes beta support for feature trees from CATIA V5, NX and Creo and enhancements to its integration…
 
 
Watch SOLIDWORKS 2018 Livestream on Demand Watch SOLIDWORKS 2018 Livestream on Demand…

If you missed the livestream with SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paulo Bassi and Director of Product Innovation, Kurt Anliker you can…
Silver Lake and GE Ventures Invest $40 Million in Aras Silver Lake and GE Ventures Invest $40 Million in Aras…

Aras will use this investment to drive growth, expand operations and further extend Aras' technology leadership through development and acquisitions.…
Less Than 20 Seats Left for 3DCIC! Less Than 20 Seats Left for 3DCIC!…

The joint 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress + Quality Information Framework Symposium will be held October 3-5, 2017 in Golden,…
CoreTechnologie Fully Supports STEP AP242 for MBE CoreTechnologie Fully Supports STEP AP242 for MBE…

CoreTechnologie now supports reading and writing of STEP AP242 providing 3D information downstream, while maintaining PLM process flow.…
Plethora Launches Online Service for Machined Parts Plethora Launches Online Service for Machined Parts…

With Plethora's 3D model ordering platform users can get more than quotes, such as manufacturability feedback, and solutions to design…
HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions & Services at Siggraph HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions & Services at Siggraph…

HP unveiled the the new HP Z VR Backpack, a wearable Virtual Reality (VR) PC for product and building design.…
Carl Bass Joins Formlabs Board of Directors Carl Bass Joins Formlabs Board of Directors…

3D printer company Formlabs appointed technology veteran and former Autodesk CEO, Carl Bass, as an independent director of the company.…
Why the HP Z2 Mini Is Cool and Why You…

CP Members don't miss out on this exclusive bundle, including the HP Z2 Mini Workstation and SOLIDWORKS Premium from HP…
 
Overcoming PLM Obsolescence Overcoming PLM Obsolescence…

Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing…
Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live! Get Your FREE Trial of ANSYS' New Discovery Live!…

See how this simulation software provides real-time simulation and its intuitive interface makes it easy for any engineer to learn…
How to Configure Your SOLIDWORKS 2018 Workstation How to Configure Your SOLIDWORKS 2018 Workstation…

The experts at BOXX share a quick guide to choosing the right processors, SSDs, graphics, memory so you can take…
Using SpaceClaim for 3D Printing Preparation Using SpaceClaim for 3D Printing Preparation…

Learn how to prepare files for 3D printing without having to become an expert in specialized software, how to shrinkwrap…
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality…

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented…
The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard…

The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes to pipe threads, dowel holes…
Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation…

Validated modeling data that Elysium facilitates is a key part of Adient's integrated process approach to MBD and MBE for…
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool 4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool…

Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated 2016 WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS…
The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics…

This paper debunks 10 excuses to avoid using general-purpose CFD software to solve Navier-Stokes equations, and how it can improve…
Overcoming PLM Obsolescence…
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
 
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality…
Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
 
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel…
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.
 
J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design…
The turning machine manufacturer implemented SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer reducing design time by 15 percent and shortened sales cycle.
 
Technique Advances Prototype Production with SOLIDWORKS…
Read about how Technique, Inc. implemented SOLIDWORKS solutions like SOLIDWORKS Inspection because it works well with Mastercam.
 
Kablooe Facilitates Design in One Single Package…
Due to the lack of integration with Autodesk Alias and SOLIDWORKS, Kablooe Design switched to SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer, saving days.