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HardMarque Designs Rethinks Manufacturing Through solidThinking

Jason Brett, Sep 15, 2014

Nick Hardman used solidThinking Inspire software to create design for custom, lightweight titanium piston, then used Evolve to refine shape as well as to add manufacturing requirements economically

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All Quiet on the CAD Lawsuit Front

Ralph Grabowski, Sep 16, 2014

Auto-Dimensions vs Siemens, Autodesk, Dassault; Autodesk vs ZWSOFT case involves culture clash, missteps by both sides, potential fallout affecting entire AutoCAD workalike industry

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What's New on the CAD Side of Vectorworks 2015

Ralph Grabowski, Sep 16, 2014

New curtain wall tool to design glass walls framed by steel members, named elevations for placing details, deform tool also deforms 3D objects, ability to fade gradients to no color

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Create Stylish Leaders with a Multileader

Ellen Finkelstein, Sep 9, 2014

Access multileader style manager dialog box in AutoCAD, choose existing style to start with, specify leader type from leader format tab

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Exploring Sheet Metal and Synchronous Technology in Solid Edge ST7

Jason Brett, Sep 8, 2014

Designing raccoon-proof fish food jar holder using sheet metal design tools

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The Storm Clouds on the Horizon

Intellectual property in context of digital manufacturing, disruptive effects of 3D printing, inconsistent/inappropriate licensing schemes for 3D data, Tom Kurke, DEVELOP 3D, Sep 16, 2014

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Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns, Pt 2

Arranging multiple line types horizontally, vertically or inclined to create hatch pattern which can be used in fill command in Solid Edge, Tushar Suradkar, Siemens PLM Software Community, Sep 16, 2014

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Femap App Automates Margin of Safety and Report Writing

SDC Verifier has model recognition tools to help find joints, beam member length, plate dimensions, welds, full report wizard is available to automate process of report generation, reducing time, expense, Amy Bui, Saratech Inc Blog, Sep 17, 2014

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Autodesk Inventor T-Splines Troubleshooting

Select warning sign on floating toolbar, pick links to get advice regarding problems related to surface, apply freeform tool to sharpen edge in Inventor, Paul Munford, CAD Setter Out, Sep 2014

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SOLIDWORKS Launches New Product to Support Paperless Manufacturing

SOLIDWORKS MBD tool publishes 3D product manufacturing information, explains design without 2D drawings, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Sep 16, 2014

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