Necessary to the evolution and proliferation of the digital twin are the software tools that make it possible to track and manage this digital copy of the physical product. Businesses are increasingly familiar with product lifecycle management (PLM), p…Continue reading →
The annual meeting of Solid Edge users seems to have blown up into a multitude of local user meetings around the world.Last year, the event, called Solid Edge University (SEU), was held in Indianapolis, Ind., the city best known for the Indianapolis500…Continue reading →
With 3D printing, the promise has become the ability to manufacture end parts, on demand and often with unique geometries that could not be produced using any other technology. In fact, this emerging area of generative design opens up previously imposs…Continue reading →
As the Autodesk updates roll out, the CAD company has just announced its August updates to its one-stop CAD shop, Fusion 360. The latest version adds electronics CAD (ECAD) and expanded browser client access.
Fusion 360’s updates underscore Autod…
Now that manufacturing tools like 3D printing are capable of fabricating intricate geometries, generative design is all the rage in the world of CAD. There’s one problem, though. Most professional CAD packages, with a couple of very recent or soo…Continue reading →
To implement effective model-based enterprise (MBE) processes, it’s not enough for a company to begin using model-based definition (MBD) and then send information-rich CAD models through the pipeline from engineering to manufacturing to the suppl…Continue reading →