Engineers at Alexander Dennis Ltd., which makes the Enviro200H and other buses and coaches, were able to get up to speed quickly on how to perform CAD model cleanup and meshing MSC Apex Modeler prior to FEA. The modeler included easy-to-understand video instructions.

Online CAD and Meshing Training Now Second Nature

Even in this age of virtual reality, online tutorials, and videos—whether they’re embedded in computer-aided design and analysis tools or purchased separately–have a significant role to play for…

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HP began taking orders this month for its Jet Fusion 3D printers, the first the company has made. Siemens software will aid the design-for-additive-manufacturing process.

HP, Siemens Partnership: 3D Printing in Multiple Materials, Colors

Several relatively new techniques—including cloud computing and additive manufacturing–are challenging the way manufacturers and engineering organizations do business, said Chuck Grindstaff, Siemens PLM Software president and chief executive…

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Siemens engineering, manufacturing, and big-data software is now integrated to receive and update information capable of optimizing many processes and products, including optimizing wind farm operation, according to Siemens PLM Software president Chuck Grindstaff.

One System Vendor to Tie Them All

Siemens PLM Software has tied its digital engineering, simulation, product lifecycle management, manufacturing, and factory layout systems to optimizing the product development process from design to manufacturing processing,…

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Siemens PLM connection americas 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Siemens introduces Catchbook software, a new drawing and tracing app for tablets and smartphones that converts freehand drawings into accurate 2D designs. The new app provides a simple…


Nason launches online catalog of 3D CAD models

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nason, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, switches and transducers, employs new thinking which is derived from a total market-driven approach. Nason adapts to customer…


If you draw it, can you print it?

Monday, February 8, 2016

by Jean Thilmany, Contributing Editor 3D printing enables you to reduce part weight, raw material used and cut total energy used in production. But to truly take advantage…


How simulation helps accelerate the design process

Thursday, December 17, 2015

by Diane Sofranec, Contributing Editor The capability to design, test and validate in the digital world helps get products to market faster for less money. Testing is a…