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    SOLIDWORKS, Simulation

    Plotting Hot Spots in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

    December 7, 2020

    We all want one thing from SOLIDWORKS Simulation — the truth! But sometimes the results can be misleading in areas of high stress. We often wonder is this high stress real? Or is it artificial or fake? There are ways to get to the bottom of this, but most approaches are tedious and require many subsequent runs of the simulation. Thanks to the SOLIDWORKS Hot Spot Diagnostics tool, you can uncover the truth in your simulations and more easily identify stress singularities versus stress concentrations.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, 3DEXPERIENCE

    5 Signs You Should Invest in SOLIDWORKS

    December 4, 2020

    Thinking about SOLIDWORKS but aren’t sure if you’re ready to bite the bullet? There are multiple things to consider before purchasing a software as powerful as SOLIDWORKS, such as narrowing down the main reason your company could benefit from investing. Whether you are using free CAD or other 3D model software, it can be hard to determine if it is worth the move to SOLIDWORKS.

    Check out these 5 signs that could mean you need to invest in SOLIDWORKS:

    3D Printing, PolyJet Technology, GrabCAD Print

    An Introduction to KeyShot for 3D Printing

    December 2, 2020

    Stratasys recently announced an integration between GrabCAD Print from Stratasys and KeyShot 3D rendering software from Luxion Inc. This seamless integration accelerates the CMF modeling process with a smooth and quick export of 3MF files. In this article, we will introduce you to KeyShot and the benefits you can expect to see from this partnership. 

    3D Printing, FDM Technology, Video Tech Tips for 3D Printing

    Calibrating a Printer Head on a Stratasys F123 Series FDM Printer

    December 1, 2020

    FDM 3D printing is the process of extruding a semi-liquid thermoplastic through a print head tip along a pre-determined tool path to create models and prototypes. Stratasys has transcended expectations to make the FDM process accurate, repeatable and reliable. In this article, we discuss the step-by-step process of calibrating a printer head to ensure the best possible prints.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Events and Webinars, Electrical Design, Technical Communication, Visualize, DriveWorks, CAM, 3DEXPERIENCE

    TriMech Tech Talks 2021: Engineer Insight Spotlight

    November 30, 2020

    Our engineers are constantly learning, experimenting and discovering new ways to get things done better inside SOLIDWORKS. We want to share everything we've mastered and teach you real-world techniques that can be implemented immediately in your processes. This was the main idea behind our TriMech Tech Talks 2021 Engineer Insight, and now you can watch them on-demand!

    3D Printing, PolyJet Technology, FDM Technology, GrabCAD Print

    Top 10 Features I Am Thankful For In GrabCAD Print

    November 24, 2020

    Having spent a great deal of my time over the last decade working in various design, CAD, CAM and additive manufacturing software tools, I am always grateful for features that save time and improve the ability to get to my desired outcome. With the year coming to an end, there is no better time than now to reflect and present the top 10 features I am thankful for in GrabCAD Print.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Events and Webinars

    TriMech Tech Talks 2021: Tips From SOLIDWORKS Past Spotlight

    November 23, 2020

    Past SOLIDWORKS updates are the building blocks for all future improvements and feature additions. However, with all of the changes that are applied every year, it can be hard to remember and keep track of everything that has happened. What if there was a new feature you could be using right now, but it flew under your radar? To help with this, during our TriMech Tech Talks 2021 we provided a little refresher with four on-demand webinars focused on the progress and upgrades of previous SOLIDWORKS enhancements.

    SOLIDWORKS, Electrical Design

    When Do I Need SOLIDWORKS Design Rule Check?

    November 21, 2020

    When it comes to electrical design, one could assume that there are going to be inconsistencies and design errors, especially when it comes to larger projects with multiple designers involved. Fixing these mistakes before your project reaches the production stage will help reduce design time and cost, and luckily there is a tool to help locate these issues!

    3DEXPERIENCE

    Top 11 Features in the Latest 3DEXPERIENCE Update (R2021x FD03)

    November 17, 2020

    On the 3DEXPERIENCE platform new features and benefits are constantly added to improve the user experience. So far we have reviewed the top features in the R2021x FD01 and R2021x FD02 updates. In this article, we cover the final update of the year and bring you the top 11 features in the newest update, R2021x FD03, released this month.

    3D Printing, FDM Technology, Video Tech Tips for 3D Printing

    Save Material And Reduce Time - GrabCAD Print SMART Supports for Stratasys FDM 3D Printers

    November 17, 2020

    GrabCAD Print is a very powerful program for converting a CAD model into a toolpath for 3D printing, and it has some features that can help you get the most out of your Stratasys FDM 3D printer. One of these is the SMART Support feature, which allows you to create a custom support structure that uses less material and takes less time than a traditional support structure.

    Events and Webinars, 3DEXPERIENCE

    TriMech Tech Talks 2021: What's New in 3DEXPERIENCE Spotlight

    November 16, 2020

    Dassault Systèmes mission statement is to "harmonize product, nature and life for a more sustainable world." This shows in their products like the SOLIDWORKS software suite and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform which connect different product and business development elements with a unified interface to make the entire process much quicker and easier. We wanted to dive into the latest enhancements to 3DEXPERIENCE and showcase how this cloud-based platform can help you take your business to the next level in four on-demand webinars full of demonstrations, updates, explanations and walkthroughs.

    3D Printing, Stratasys, PolyJet Technology, Industry News, GrabCAD Print

    Product Update: The Objet30 V5

    November 13, 2020

    The Objet30 series of 3D printers is known for providing the power of PolyJet technology in a desktop-sized system. This makes them ideal for any office or studio space that needs to provide detailed prototypes while keeping their workforce and intellectual property in-house. Stratasys recently announced multiple updates to the Objet30 3D printer series with exciting new materials options, faster workflow and a fresh look in their latest generation: the Objet30 V5.