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The DraftSight 2D drafting and design program from SolidWorks will continue to be around for years to come, as many customers use 2D processes.

SolidWorks: 2D Isn’t Going Away

Two-dimensional design and drafting is still a big part of many companies engineering operations, said Suchit Jain, vice president of strategy and communications for SolidWorks. An engineer at…

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21

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 SOLIDWORKS2017 includes 3D Interconnect, depicted, which allows users to work with both neutral and native CAD data. (Photo: Dassault Systèmes)

SolidWorks 2017 Set to Help IoT Development

This week, Dassault Systèmes debuted the latest update to its SolidWorks computer-aided design system, which speeds model development as compared to past versions and acts as part of…

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15

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Move from wind tunnel testing to simulation-driven design offers typical automakers more than 500% ROI

By Bruce Jenkins, President, Ora Research Moving from wind tunnel testing of physical prototypes to simulation-driven design processes can offer typical automotive OEMs more than 500% ROI (return…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…