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West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live
Compiled by ConnectPress Dan White, owner of Keuka Studios, addresses staircase design challenges that was difficult to analyze prior to ANSYS.
JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO
By ESI Group JSC used ESI IC.IDO (I-see-I-do) to bring their customers on board for proposed marine compartment layouts without costly mock-up construction.
Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation
By Miles Parker, Founder, Parker Group Validated modeling data that Elysium facilitates is a key part of Adient's integrated process approach to MBD and MBE for seat design.
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD
See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Now on Demand: OtterBox Innovation with the Stratasys J750 Now on Demand: OtterBox Innovation with the Stratasys J750
By Stratasys See how electronics accessory company OtterBox, has used Stratasys 3D printing to advance their business in this on-demand webinar.
Multidisciplinary Collaboration Made Easy with ESTECO Multidisciplinary Collaboration Made Easy with ESTECO
By ESTECO With the ESTECO Enterprise Suite Airworks was able to share and manage simulation data and engineering knowledge effectively allowing for a faster turnout.
ESTECO Empowers Nonpareil Collaborative Process for Ford ESTECO Empowers Nonpareil Collaborative Process for Ford
By ESTECO ESTECO highlights how Ford pools resources from different departments around the world and funnels that knowledge into the vehicle design process.
The Core Principle of DFMA: Keep It Simple The Core Principle of DFMA: Keep It Simple
By Boothroyd Dewhurst DFMA tools from Boothroyd Dewhurst give college student a firm grasp of the principles of product design and costing for seat attachment.
SURFCAM Helps Bricasti Perfect the Science of Sound SURFCAM Helps Bricasti Perfect the Science of Sound
By Vero Software Life-long musician and owner of Bricasti Design Brian Zolner credits Vero Software's SURFCAM for smoother product creation.
The MakerBot Replicator 2 Helps Kisi Open Doors The MakerBot Replicator 2 Helps Kisi Open Doors
By MakerBot The MakerBot Replicator ensures that Kisi never has to compromise time or money on their prototypes.
CEEE Produced Green Heat Exchangers with Quickparts CEEE Produced Green Heat Exchangers with Quickparts
By 3D Systems Direct metal printing with 3D Systems' Quickparts service brings heat exchanger manufacturing down from months to weeks.
Integrating 3D Printing Makes Volvo Construction Faster Integrating 3D Printing Makes Volvo Construction Faster
By Stratasys When faced with developmental cost cuts, VCE turned to 3D printing with Stratasys materials, saving 18 weeks of time and over $9000.
Ottobock Optimizes Surface Design of Prosthetics Ottobock Optimizes Surface Design of Prosthetics
By Dassault Systemes The medical technology company Ottobock used CATIA Shape to perfect its designs to make its prosthetic products look as natural as possible.
Genchi Genbutsu: Japanese Co. Uses Lattice XVL to Go and See Genchi Genbutsu: Japanese Co. Uses Lattice XVL to Go and See
By Lattice Technology Japanese manufacturer TSUBAMEX had a problem communicating design intent to the shop floor. They employed Lattice's XVL to fix that.
ANSYS Icepak and Simplorer Manages Thermal Designs ANSYS Icepak and Simplorer Manages Thermal Designs
Engineers at Fairchild Semiconductor were able to to decrease development time for electronic components for electric vehicles using ANSYS Icepak.
3D Printing a Steering Knuckle Strong 3D Printing a Steering Knuckle Strong
By MarkForged MIT graduate Charles Guan used MarkForged's 3D printing technology to create fiberglass nylon steering knuckles and brake calipers for his go-kart.
MarkForged Parts Tough It Out in Battle MarkForged Parts Tough It Out in Battle
By MarkForged MIT Student Jamison Go used the MarkForged 3D printer to reinforce wheel protectors with carbon fiber and a Kevlar body for competing combat robot.
Iray GPU Processing Helps [zerone] Quadruple Render Sizes Iray GPU Processing Helps [zerone] Quadruple Render Sizes
By NVIDIA [zerone] is has adopted NVIDIA's Iray rendering technology to increase the size of its automotive renderings from 10,000 by 8,000 pixels to 40,000.
CGI Artists Create Immerse VR for Bicycle Fans with KeyShot CGI Artists Create Immerse VR for Bicycle Fans with KeyShot
By Luxion Traditional video or images were not enough to tell the story of the Venge Bicycle. Only a unique web experience would do justice for a unique bike.
Geotek Chose B+B SmartWorx to Keep Sensors Connected Geotek Chose B+B SmartWorx to Keep Sensors Connected
By Advantech B+B SmartWorx The goal was to establish reliable Ethernet for their devices and enable the proprietary Geotek software to control it all.
Aerotech Sustains Its Growth in Aerospace Aerotech Sustains Its Growth in Aerospace
By Mastercam Mastercam keeps Aerotech employees and subcontractors speaking the same language, leading to more sales in less time.
Developing Ultra-Lightweight, High Performance Road Bikes Developing Ultra-Lightweight, High Performance Road Bikes
By Altair Rolo Bikes uses Altair HyperWorks to optimize the carbon fiber layup, reducing weight and simulation studies to accurately assess performance.
Brazilian Footwear Company Uses Delcam for Faster Production Brazilian Footwear Company Uses Delcam for Faster Production
By Delcam Moving to product development with Delcam's CADCAM software enables Macboot to develop and evaluate new designs and still get them to market faster.
Brick Kiln Composites Earns ISO Acceditation with Javelin Brick Kiln Composites Earns ISO Acceditation with Javelin
By Vero Software Vero Software's Javelin advanced production planning and control system was a major factor in helping Brick Kiln achieve ISO accreditation.
Edgecam Gives Claro Precision Confidence in Medical Parts Edgecam Gives Claro Precision Confidence in Medical Parts
By Vero Software Claro Precision Ltd., a medical subcontractor, uses Edgecam software to focus on its forte of machining difficult, complex parts.
JETCAM Expert Pays for Itself in Under Two Weeks JETCAM Expert Pays for Itself in Under Two Weeks
By JETCAM Capricorn Composite sees quick results and achieves high performance nesting with JETCAM Expert and JETCAM Orders Controller Premium Automation.
Cabinet Maker Uses CAM Tools to Connect with Customers Cabinet Maker Uses CAM Tools to Connect with Customers
By Vero Software Hetherington Newman is using Vero Software's Cabinet Vision and Screen-To-Machine woodworking software to meet demands for custom designs.
Zodiac Aerospace Boosts Rendering with the Quadro K6000 Zodiac Aerospace Boosts Rendering with the Quadro K6000
By NVIDIA Zodiac's seat division uses CATIA for design and NVIDIA's Quadro K6000 to render larger files without having to simplify their designs.
Abaqus Software Key Compent for FEops Abaqus Software Key Compent for FEops
By Dassault Systemes FEops uses Abaqus to create realistic models of stent-supported heart valve function before, during, and after valve implantation.
CETOL 6 Provides Valuable Insight for I.M.E.S.A CETOL 6 Provides Valuable Insight for I.M.E.S.A
By Sigmetrix The switchboard manufacturer saw several advantages with CETOL, including reduction of redesign cycles, reduced reworks and fewer prototypes.
DGVault Meets Customer Demand with Colortrac DGVault Meets Customer Demand with Colortrac
By Colortrac Owning eight Colortrac scanners, DGVault, can accurately scan up to 56 inches on or off the job site for their customers.
Guitar Company Makes the Case for Bringing Scanner In-house Guitar Company Makes the Case for Bringing Scanner In-house
By Contex The design team uses the HD iFLEX to scan existing designs or create a custom shape, then takes that 3D model to the CNC machine, minimizing workflow.
The Path to Production for Bell Helicopter and the P 730 The Path to Production for Bell Helicopter and the P 730
By EOS Bell Helicopter and Harvest Technologies have partnered to produce production-grade, flight-certified hardware on EOS's laser-sintering platform.
3DEXPERIENCE Helps Shipbuilder Keep Costs Down 3DEXPERIENCE Helps Shipbuilder Keep Costs Down
By Dassault Systemes Our Innovator of the Month pick for February, Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie, uses CATIA and ENOVIA for their innovative designs.
SHoP Leverages the Cloud-Based 3D EXPERIENCE SHoP Leverages the Cloud-Based 3D EXPERIENCE
By Dassault Systemes SHoP used ENOVIA and CATIA's cloud-based construction tools to design and deliver a modular residential home for an area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.
Paper-Based 3D Printing Invigorates Reprographics Firm Paper-Based 3D Printing Invigorates Reprographics Firm
By Mcor Technologies Discover how a traditional reprographics firm evolves and expands thanks to paper-based 3D printing.
Mcor IRIS Anchors Powerful Industrial 3D Printing Service Mcor IRIS Anchors Powerful Industrial 3D Printing Service
By Mcor Technologies Learn how Williams 3D provides manufacturers and industrial companies with realistic, durable and affordable 3D printed prototypes to improve product designs.
Indy Composite Works Sees ROI with JETCAM Indy Composite Works Sees ROI with JETCAM
By JETCAM When Indy Composite Works evaluated other companies JETCAM stood out above others for their ease of use and ability to generate better material yields.
LEGO Blocks Bad NC Code with GGTech's VERICUT LEGO Blocks Bad NC Code with GGTech's VERICUT
By Thore Dam Mortensen, teknovation.dk With VERICUT LEGO is able to simulate complex molds and dies, avoiding the risk of costly collisions between machine tool spindle and tool material.
NASA Uses HyperSizer on Orion to Launch in December NASA Uses HyperSizer on Orion to Launch in December
By Collier Research Corporation NASA Engineering and Safety Center used Collier Research Corporation's automatic structural analysis software on the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
Agriculture Equipment Maker Reduces Bottlenecks with Radan Agriculture Equipment Maker Reduces Bottlenecks with Radan
By Vero Software Using Vero Software's Radbend, Alvan Blanch has found they have 20% less scrap metal and are able to produce certain components overnight.
Motorola Turns to Design for Assembly (DFA) Software Motorola Turns to Design for Assembly (DFA) Software
By Boothroyd Dewhurst Motorola Solutions uses Boothroyd Dewhurst DFA software to benchmark designs and measure improvement in its global product portfolio.
Minesto Takes Kite Concept Underwater to Generate Power Minesto Takes Kite Concept Underwater to Generate Power
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Minesto used CATIA to design their Deep Green tidal power system that uses an underwater kite design to generate power.
Nextivity Partners with IMAGINiT for CFD Consulting Nextivity Partners with IMAGINiT for CFD Consulting
By IMAGINiT IMAGINiT CFD insight helps leading developer of indoor coverage technology resolve thermal challenges in their next-generation Cel-Fi.
Simulating Movement of Pre-historic Animals with 3D Scanning Simulating Movement of Pre-historic Animals with 3D Scanning
By 3D Systems The University of Manchester is using Geomagic Studio 3D to model both pre-historic and modern-day animals to simulate their movement.
NVision 3D Scanning Speeds Up Drag Boat Racing NVision 3D Scanning Speeds Up Drag Boat Racing
By NVision NVision helps a motorsports boat designer optimize the design of the custom-built propellers created for its Top Fuel Hydro drag boat.
EGR Gets Parts Made Quickly with Quickparts EGR Gets Parts Made Quickly with Quickparts
By 3D Systems EGR talks about how they prepped four vehicles for the auto event SEMA and the role Quickparts played in having their 3D printed parts ready fast.
Bianchi Bikes Accelerates Development Cycle with 3D Printing Bianchi Bikes Accelerates Development Cycle with 3D Printing
By Stratasys Inc. The company produces prototype parts using a Dimension 3D Printer, including bicycle frames, forks, components for testing and model validation.
NVIDIA Helps Trek Go Mobile NVIDIA Helps Trek Go Mobile
By NVIDIA Trek needed to ensure that its designers would experience the same top-notch GPU performance they were used to getting at their desks.
Prop Maker Creates Two Meter Tall Rabbits with Delcam
By Delcam In addition to the rabbits for retailer Ann Summers, CNC Polystyrene has used Delcam's software for props for the Olympics and other stores like Gap.
Doctors Use Mcor 3D Printing to Greatly Reduce Surgical Time Doctors Use Mcor 3D Printing to Greatly Reduce Surgical Time
By Mcor Technologies Doctors at the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium are using Mcor 3D printing to save time on surgeries and more than 20,000 Euros per year.
Mcor Technologies CEO Envisions a 3D Printer for Everyone Mcor Technologies CEO Envisions a 3D Printer for Everyone
By Mcor Technologies The founder and CEO of Mcor Technologies, Dr. Conor MacCormack offers his vision for 3D printing, particularly for the consumer market.
Mcor 3D Printing Creates New Options for Paper-loving Artist Mcor 3D Printing Creates New Options for Paper-loving Artist
By Mcor Technologies Artist Clare Goddard has recently embraced 3D printing and uses the Mcor Matrix 300+ to create her sculptural paper designs.
ATA Uses Abaqus to Optimize Spacecraft Performance ATA Uses Abaqus to Optimize Spacecraft Performance
By Dassault Systemes Multiphysics finite element analysis is helping ATA Engineering optimize their designs for the next generation of spacecraft.
Bob Lewis Machine Co Cuts Aerospace Delivery Times by 60% Bob Lewis Machine Co Cuts Aerospace Delivery Times by 60%
By Delcam By taking full advantage of the five-axis machines, the company is now able to reduce the number of set-ups required to machine aerospace parts.
Oracle Team USA Sets Sail with the 3D EXPERIENCE Oracle Team USA Sets Sail with the 3D EXPERIENCE
By Dassault Systemes The team uses CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA to develop boats for the America Cup sailing competition.
Dell Helps Dassault Build a Powerful Hardware Infrastructure Dell Helps Dassault Build a Powerful Hardware Infrastructure
By Dell Dassault's FashionLab worked with Dell to develop a powerful 3D design solution based on Dell Precision workstations with NVIDIA graphics cards.
Major Aerospace Manufacturer Invests in Contex Major Aerospace Manufacturer Invests in Contex
By Contex Americas The manufacturer needed to upgrade its Xerox 510 MFP that had reached the end of its life cycle and chose the Contex SD 36-inch scanner.
Mentor Graphics Offers Tool to Address Junction Temperature Mentor Graphics Offers Tool to Address Junction Temperature
By Mentor Graphics In this white paper, Mentor Graphics discusses junction temperature and introduces the Mentor Graphics MicReD T3Ster thermal measurement system.
Macboot Footwear Improves Designs with Delcam Macboot Footwear Improves Designs with Delcam
By Delcam Moving from manual methods to product development with Delcam's CADCAM software has enabled Brazilian footwear manufacturer to succeed.
3D Printing Takes a Turn on the Catwalk at 3D Printshow 3D Printing Takes a Turn on the Catwalk at 3D Printshow
By EOS Chicago-based artist Joshua Harker makes his fashion-world debut with a headdress that was laser sintered on an EOSINT P 760 system.
Blue Sky Solar Racing Team's 3D Experience Blue Sky Solar Racing Team's 3D Experience
By Dassault Systemes The student-led team chose Dassault Systemes' 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Academia to develop and manufacture their solar-electric vehicle.
Designs for Hope Brings Free Electricity to Remote Villages Designs for Hope Brings Free Electricity to Remote Villages
By Stratasys The group designs a device that would hold a generator on a bike to produce electricity using a Dimension 3D Printer.
3D Printing Helps Solar Upstart Deliver Energy Everywhere 3D Printing Helps Solar Upstart Deliver Energy Everywhere
By Stratasys Peppermint Energy used the Fortus 3D Production System in the design of their portable, plug-and-play solar generator called the FORTY2.
Scania Drives for Success and Cleaner Air with Dassault Scania Drives for Success and Cleaner Air with Dassault
By Dassault Systemes Scania redesigns truck engine components, helping reach Euro 6 emissions goals, using the SIMULIA Tosca Structure.
Leaner Budgets Boost Innovation in Small Satellite Design Leaner Budgets Boost Innovation in Small Satellite Design
By Chris Hardee, Science and Technology Writer NASA Ames uses HyperSizer software to optimize its first modular Common-Bus vehicle for moon-dust mission.
EATON Powers Business Worldwide with ENOVIA  EATON Powers Business Worldwide with ENOVIA
By Dassault Systemes Learn how EATON uses ENOVIA to manage the complex design challenges inherent in an heterogeneous engineering environment.
Abaqus Knee Simulator Vital to MicroPort's Implant Creation Abaqus Knee Simulator Vital to MicroPort's Implant Creation
By Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Division Finite element analysis (FEA) with Abuqus plays a crucial role in the development of MicroPort's Total Knee Replacement implant.
Stratasys Used to Customize Olympic Equipment in Japan Stratasys Used to Customize Olympic Equipment in Japan
By Stratasys The University of Tsukuba personalized fencing hilts were produced on a multi-material Objet350 Connex 3D Printer.
Jaguar Land Rover Sees True Value in V6 Product Line Jaguar Land Rover Sees True Value in V6 Product Line
By Dassault Systemes Watch this video to see how JLR is deploying Version 6 PLM across its extended enterprise and see the benefits the company has achieved.
CATIA Enables Late in Phase Architectural Design Changes CATIA Enables Late in Phase Architectural Design Changes
By Dassault Systemes Barclays Center arena has earned praise for its unique design which was made possible by last minute changes completed with CATIA.
FEA Offers Critical Insight into Deepwater Horizon Failure FEA Offers Critical Insight into Deepwater Horizon Failure
By Dassault Systemes DNV is using Abaqus to perform finite element analysis (FEA) to better understand catastrophic failure of the Deepwater Horizon.
CATIA Takes Car from Concept to Reality in Just Months CATIA Takes Car from Concept to Reality in Just Months
By Dassault Systemes Pininfarina needed to design and develop a special concept car for the Geneva International Motor Show in just months. CATIA helped make their goal possible.
CATIA V5-Embedded CFD Helps Save Four Months in Design CATIA V5-Embedded CFD Helps Save Four Months in Design
By Mentor Graphics Automotive part maker VENTREX Automotive GmbH has reduced its need for dozens of prototypes with Mentor Graphics' solutions.
Investigating Multi-MegaWatt Wind Turbines with CFD Investigating Multi-MegaWatt Wind Turbines with CFD
Submitted by Altair Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is used to perform Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) simulations of wind turbine blades with Altair’s AcuSolve.
Discover Endless Possibilities with 3D Printing Discover Endless Possibilities with 3D Printing
By 3D Systems Watch this video on Pratt & Miller's innovative uses of 3D printing have led to outstanding achievements and successes in racing events.
Lear Global PLM Enterprise Change Management with Aras
By Aras In this case study find out why Lear says Aras is a PLM environment that is much more user-friendly than the typical user would expect.
Automotive Supplier Dana Saves Time with Dassault SLM Automotive Supplier Dana Saves Time with Dassault SLM
By Dassault Systèmes Simulation Lifecycle Management (SLM) helps the company realize up to 25 percent time-savings in their computer-aided engineering projects.
V6 Platform Helps Tesla Re-envision Electric Cars V6 Platform Helps Tesla Re-envision Electric Cars
By Greg Rice, Contact Magazine Tesla has adopted the V6 Platform as a solution to design electric cars that are forward thinking and aesthetically pleasing.
Tailored Tempering Key to Success for Daimler Tailored Tempering Key to Success for Daimler
By AutoForm Daimler solves challenges of tailored tampering through the use of computer simulation with software from AutoForm Engineering.
Design Firm Comments on Advantages of Using 3D Mice Design Firm Comments on Advantages of Using 3D Mice
Architecture and Vision rely on 3Dconnexion 3D mice to make their futuristic visions a reality, even with a laptop.
Max3D.org Takes it to the Max with 3Dconnexion Max3D.org Takes it to the Max with 3Dconnexion
Max3D.org uses 3Dconnexion’'s SpaceExplorer 3D mouse to speed up their design process for a wide variety of projects.
FPD Leverages A Wide Range of Tools with 3Dconnexion's Help FPD Leverages A Wide Range of Tools with 3Dconnexion's Help
By 3Dconnexion Flynn Product Design (FPD) is getting the most possible value from a wide range of CAD tools with the help of 3Dconnexion's SpaceNavigator.
Jungheinrich Get the Most from 3D CAD with SpacePilot Pro Jungheinrich Get the Most from 3D CAD with SpacePilot Pro
By 3Dconnexion In this case study readers will learn how they can use 3Dconnexion'’s SpacePilot Pro 3D mouse to reduce fatigue and increase productivity.
SpaceExplorer 3D Mouse Revs Up Motorcycle Design SpaceExplorer 3D Mouse Revs Up Motorcycle Design
By 3Dconnexion Farmer Plastics & Machining are using the SpaceExplorer 3D mouse to reduce worker fatigue and create great designs faster.
3D Mice Help Line 6 Rock the Digital Design World 3D Mice Help Line 6 Rock the Digital Design World
By 3Dconnexion Instrument makers Line 6 use 3Dconnexion's SpacePilot PRO 3D mouse alongside SolidWorks for designs, delivering to customers like Billy Idol.
Pan, Rotate and Eliminate Design Faults with 3D Mice Pan, Rotate and Eliminate Design Faults with 3D Mice
By 3Dconnexion Bicycle maker Bianchi uses 3Dconnexion's 3D mice with a standard mouse resulting in a smooth and uninterrupted workflow.
Framework Creative Finds 3D Mice Imperative in Workflow Framework Creative Finds 3D Mice Imperative in Workflow
By 3Dconnexion 3Dconnexion 3D mice have become an essential part of the design tool kit at 3D design studio, Framework Creative.
Why Paul McCrorey Can't Live Without his 3D Mouse Why Paul McCrorey Can't Live Without his 3D Mouse
Paul McCrorey, founder of McCrorey Digital uses 3Dconnexion's 3D mice to work efficiently and create stunning product visualizations.
Douglas Equipment Gains Effficiency with 3Dconnexion 3D Mice Douglas Equipment Gains Effficiency with 3Dconnexion 3D Mice
By 3Dconnexion The SpacePilot Professional has dramatically cut design cycles at Douglas Equipment, reducing engineering time spent on projects by as much as 30%.
Skoda Auto Drives Design Innovation with 3Dconnexion 3D Mice Skoda Auto Drives Design Innovation with 3Dconnexion 3D Mice
By 3Dconnexion The 3D mice are used in the whole car development process and are considered a valuable component of the company's engineering toolkit.
3D Mice Open New Possibilities for Robotics Designer 3D Mice Open New Possibilities for Robotics Designer
By 3Dconnexion Michigan Autonomous Aerial Vehicles founder Danny Ellis has found that 3D design is easier with help of a 3D mouse.
ThinkStation Provides Computing Capacity for Large Models
By Lenovo Architect Armando Solano uses ThinkStation workstations to design some of the largest commercial buildings being built in China today.
Design and Simulate Simultaneously with NVIDIA Maximus Design and Simulate Simultaneously with NVIDIA Maximus
By NVIDIA Delphi's Senior Mechanical Engineer is able to use ANSYS and CAD simultaneously on a single workstation with NVIIDA Maximus technology.
Additive Manufacturing Helps Make Startup's Dreams a Reality Additive Manufacturing Helps Make Startup's Dreams a Reality
By EOS Kappius Components uses laser sintering for trailblazing bike hub/drive assembly.
Dallas Engineering Firm Achieves Accuracy with NVision Dallas Engineering Firm Achieves Accuracy with NVision
By NVision Learn how Materials Analysis, Inc. has used NVision’s technology to provide critical assistance in a number of product liability cases.
ArtCAM Used For Large-Scale Carvings For Modest Budgets ArtCAM Used For Large-Scale Carvings For Modest Budgets
By Delcam Joe Valasek's company, Carveture, produces carved artwork and architectural pieces that were in the past only accessible to very rich individuals.
JETCAM  Impresses Walter Goetz Company JETCAM Impresses Walter Goetz Company
By JETCAM Hear from Stefan Burghard, managing director, Walter Goetz, why JETCAM has proven to be by far the most economical solution for the company.
Fashion Designer Gains Competitive Advantage with ENOVIA Fashion Designer Gains Competitive Advantage with ENOVIA
By Dassault Systèmes Fashion brand the Benetton Group are leveraging ENOVIA as a way to assure quality, cap production costs and cut production times.
Delcam’s PowerMILL Enables Five-axis Machining at Golden Era Delcam’s PowerMILL Enables Five-axis Machining at Golden Era
By Delcam With PowerMILL the film and events company were able to make things that in the past would have been far more laborious.
Schindler Elevates its Manufacturing Performance with Lantek Schindler Elevates its Manufacturing Performance with Lantek
By Lantek The software has enabled the company to optimize the performance of its different machines by utilizing their capabilities to the fullest.
Cleaning Device Maker Enhances Document Processes with 3DVIA Cleaning Device Maker Enhances Document Processes with 3DVIA
By Dassault Systèmes Roots Multiclean creates cleaning devices for India's property owners and have adopted 3DVIA as their document process solution.
CATIA Helps Terrafugia Accelerate Proof of Concept CATIA Helps Terrafugia Accelerate Proof of Concept
By Dassault Systèmes Terrafugia has leveraged CATIA Composites Design to speed up the development on the proof of concept for its Transition Roadable Aircraft.
Catalog Data Solutions Case Study on QTC Catalog Data Solutions Case Study on QTC
By Catalog Data Solutions Quality Transmission Components recognized that the buying process has changed and implemented CDS's cloud-based SaaS technology.
Prosthetics Manufacturer Uses EOS Laser Sintering Prosthetics Manufacturer Uses EOS Laser Sintering
By EOS Using EOS direct metal laser sintering, Morris Technologies shows how extreme customization can team up with extreme sports.
V6 Helps Television Maker Expand its Competitive Advantage V6 Helps Television Maker Expand its Competitive Advantage
By Dassault Systèmes To maintain its market leadership and enhance product development, Hisense Electric chose to implement Dassault Systèmes’ ENOVIA V6.
Island Cabinetry and Millwork's Success with Delcam Island Cabinetry and Millwork's Success with Delcam
By Delcam An upgrade from Delcam's ArtCAM Express to ArtCAM Pro paid back more than double its cost on the first project undertaken by Island Cabinetry and Millwork.
Nabtesco Powers Up Wind Turbine Performance with Abaqus Nabtesco Powers Up Wind Turbine Performance with Abaqus
By Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Abaqus FEA helps improve strength and endurance of Nabtesco's wind turbines.
Creaform and Geomagic Help Australian Olympic Kayak Team Creaform and Geomagic Help Australian Olympic Kayak Team
By Geomagic The team used Creaform and Geomagic software to build custom parts of foam and wood for the seat of the craft called a fitout.
U.S. Military Widely Adopts Rapidform U.S. Military Widely Adopts Rapidform
By Rapidform The U.S. Air Force participated in a study to search for the best reverse engineering software to create parametric CAD models from 3D scans.
Plastic Component Maker Hits the Ground Running with DELMIA Plastic Component Maker Hits the Ground Running with DELMIA
By Dassault Systèmes Carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic component maker Carbomill is leveraging DELMIA V6 to quickly and efficiently manage its delicate manufacturing process.
LC Fabrications Combines Motorcycling and Machining LC Fabrications Combines Motorcycling and Machining
By Delcam With Delcam's FeatureCAM owner Jeremy Cupp can experiment with novel designs and create high-quality parts.
Hydrodynamic Simulation Improves Wave Energy Efficiency Hydrodynamic Simulation Improves Wave Energy Efficiency
Submitted by ANSYS ANSYS' hydrodynamic simulation technology helps Columbia Power Technologies double its wave power efficiency.
Objet 3D Printing Helps Model Makers Win Clients Objet 3D Printing Helps Model Makers Win Clients
By Objet Model makers Coleman & Associates are winning new clients since adopting the Objet Alaris30 Desktop 3D printing system.
Objet Alaris30 Helps Arch Day Improve Design Quality Objet Alaris30 Helps Arch Day Improve Design Quality
By Objet Medical device maker Archday improves design quality and wins more business with the help of Objet's Alaris30 3D printer.
Tescoma Shapes New Trends with Help of 3D Printing Tescoma Shapes New Trends with Help of 3D Printing
By Objet Utensil maker Tescoma has succeeded in expanding its product line while shrinking its production times with the help of 3D printing.
The Connex350 3D Printing System Enables Real World Testing The Connex350 3D Printing System Enables Real World Testing
By Objet BRML are leveraging Objet's Connex350 3D Printing System to create intricate models of their designs increasing time and cost.
Trek Accelerates Design Cycles with Objet 3D Printer Trek Accelerates Design Cycles with Objet 3D Printer
By Objet Trek is continuing its mission to be the best bicycle maker in the world by adopting an Objet 3D printer.
University Uses 3D Printing in Design Education Program University Uses 3D Printing in Design Education Program
By Objet The University of Camerino, Faculty of Architecture in Ascoli Piceno have adopted Objet's 3D printing technology for their classrooms.
Peltor Uses Objet 3D Printing System for Design Testing Peltor Uses Objet 3D Printing System for Design Testing
By Objet Medical device makers, Peltor, are leveraging the Alaris 30 Desktop 3D printer to speed up their design processes.
Connex500 3D Printer Helps Company Achieve 40 Percent Growth Connex500 3D Printer Helps Company Achieve 40 Percent Growth
By Objet Vista Technologies has expanded its overmolded tooling business by 40 percent with the help of the Objet Connex500 3D Printer.
3D Printer Helps Biorep Accelerate Quest for Diabetes Cure 3D Printer Helps Biorep Accelerate Quest for Diabetes Cure
By Objet Biorep Technologies, an equipment manufacturer for the medical industry, has nearly eliminated rework with the help of the Eden500V 3D printing system.
adidas Races into the Future with Objet 3D Printing adidas Races into the Future with Objet 3D Printing
By Objet adidas Group leverages 3D Printing to expand its design processes and reduce time to market.
Top Notch Design Creates Faster Prototypes with 3D Printing Top Notch Design Creates Faster Prototypes with 3D Printing
By Objet Top Notch Design is creating better prototypes faster with the help of the Objet Alaris30 Desktop 3D Printer.
Consumer Products Company Reduces Risk with 3D Printing Consumer Products Company Reduces Risk with 3D Printing
By Objet
Objet Helps Orchid Design Accelerate Time-to-Revenue Objet Helps Orchid Design Accelerate Time-to-Revenue
By Objet Orchid Design develops prototypes 20 to 30 times faster and reduced the overall time it spends on product development by about 20 percent.
Engineer Accurately and Cost-Effectively with 3D Printing Engineer Accurately and Cost-Effectively with 3D Printing
By Objet Medical device maker Ivivi Technologies reduced their clinical trial times from five to six weeks with Objet's Eden350 3D Printing System.
Ace Manufacturing Turns to Vuuch Ace Manufacturing Turns to Vuuch
By Vuuch Vuuch social collaborative software keeps the team engaged at ACE-MFG by improving communication and accountability.
Vuuch Enterprise Social Software Helps Peerless Lighting Vuuch Enterprise Social Software Helps Peerless Lighting
By Vuuch This case study reveals how Peerless Lighting implemented Vuuch to improve the product development process, reduce team meeting time and more.
Viking Range Cooks Up Culinary Excellence with PLM Viking Range Cooks Up Culinary Excellence with PLM
By Dassault Systèmes Viking Range has reduced engineering change lead time from 30 days to 5 days with Dassault Systemes' products.
Medtronic Saves Time and Money with ENOVIA Medtronic Saves Time and Money with ENOVIA
By Dassault Systèmes Medtronic, makers of non-invasive emergency cardiac defibrillators, have saved over $250,000 per year by using ENOVIA.
Lantek Integra Helps Company Improve Flexibility Lantek Integra Helps Company Improve Flexibility
By Lantek C. Brown and Sons are leveraging the Lantek Integra ERP system to streamline and improve the flexability of their steel stockholder and processor of steel parts.
Motorola Speeds Up Product Development With 3D Scanning Motorola Speeds Up Product Development With 3D Scanning
By Rapidform See how Motorola jump-started product development by using 3D scanning software from Rapidform in this case study.
Secrets of Stonehenge Revealed through 3D Digital Modeling Secrets of Stonehenge Revealed through 3D Digital Modeling
By Geomagic Using laser scanning and Geomagic software, a survey has digitally captured and modeled all the visible faces of the standing and fallen stones.
FeatureCAM Adopted by Southwest Solar Technologies FeatureCAM Adopted by Southwest Solar Technologies
By Delcam Southwest Solar Technologies has leveraged FeatureCAM as its solution for developing prototypes.
Laser Cutting Helps CabAuto Manufacture Automotive Seating
By Lantek CabAuto chose Lantek Expert for the laser cutting of seating and interior trim for automotive, rail and marine applications.
Maximus Development Platform Brings Hybrid Designs to Life Maximus Development Platform Brings Hybrid Designs to Life
By NVIDIA The 2012 Fisker Karma, a hybrid vehicle, was brought to life using the NVIDIA Maximus product development platform.
FeatureCAM Makes Expansion Possible for Manufacturer FeatureCAM Makes Expansion Possible for Manufacturer
By Delcam Creator of precision components WECAN has implemented FeatureCAM as a way to implement five-axis machining and help the company grow.
Rapid Prototyping & Tooling Services Save Company Thousands Rapid Prototyping & Tooling Services Save Company Thousands
By Quickparts SuppServe ultimately utilized both the rapid prototyping and injection molding capabilities offered at Quickparts in tandem to ensure success.
Lifelike Simulations Drives Accuracy at Nuclear Power Plant Lifelike Simulations Drives Accuracy at Nuclear Power Plant
By Dassault Systèmes Russia's Atomenergoproject nuclear power has achieved a design accuracy upgrade with SIMULIA's lifelike simulation capabilities.
PolyTrans-for-Maya Brings Complex Visualizations to Life PolyTrans-for-Maya Brings Complex Visualizations to Life
By Okino Graphics Learn how Peter Allen of the UCSB College of Engineering is creating amazing visualizations with the help of Okino's PolyTrans-for-Maya.
Advantages of Using Modern CPU Technology for Rendering Advantages of Using Modern CPU Technology for Rendering
By Intel Perspectives on using multi-core, multi-threaded Intel CPUs for speed, complexity, and quality for realistic visualization.
Proficiency Makes Large Data Migration Job Possible Proficiency Makes Large Data Migration Job Possible
By ITI TranscenData In this case study readers learn how ITI TranscenData's Proficiency helped printer-maker manroland migrate over 100,00 3D models.
SLA Helps Make Life Saving Technology Possible SLA Helps Make Life Saving Technology Possible
By Quickparts In this case study Eye-Com reduces production times by using Quickparts SLA for its design prototypes.
Lighting Solutions Maker Leverages 3DVIA Visualization Tools Lighting Solutions Maker Leverages 3DVIA Visualization Tools
By Dassault Systèmes Lumec is using 3DVIA visualization tools to expand its presence on the web.
NVIDIA Helps Make Virtual Space Expedition Possible NVIDIA Helps Make Virtual Space Expedition Possible
BY NVIDIA NVIDIA technology is making a simulation of a manned flight to Mars possible for the Institute of the Medical and Biological Problems of RAS.
3D Printing is not Just for Prototyping 3D Printing is not Just for Prototyping
By HP Student team used an HP Designjet Color 3D Printer in both the modeling phases of its car’s design and in the production of some of the car’s final parts.
Abaqus Analysis Software Aids in Studying Skull Fractures Abaqus Analysis Software Aids in Studying Skull Fractures
By Dassault Systèmes The Institute of Forensic Medicine at the Technical University of Denmark is using analysis to determine how skull fractures arose.
Quickparts Technology Helps Create Tablet Lap Holder Quickparts Technology Helps Create Tablet Lap Holder
By Quickparts A look at an Ontario inventor who used rapid prototyping to make his tablet easier to use.
Abaqus Makes Music to Ford Motor Co.'s Ears Abaqus Makes Music to Ford Motor Co.'s Ears
By Chris Hardee Learn how Ford is utilizing Abaqus and CATIA to make better more efficient powertrain designs.
Global Shoe Manufacturer Leverages 3D Printing Global Shoe Manufacturer Leverages 3D Printing
By Objet In this case study readers learn how the adidas Group is gaining advantages with Objet's Connex500 3D printing system.
Stereolithography Helps Create Safe Water Technology Stereolithography Helps Create Safe Water Technology
By Bruce Okkema, Eagle Design and Technology In this case study Eagle Design and Technology explains how rapid prototyping made the creation of critical water-filter possible.
Interactive 3D Invigorates Clothing Company Interactive 3D Invigorates Clothing Company
French clothing company escapemax has implemented interactive 3D technology by Dassault Systemes to expand their customer base.
Aircelle Improves Nesting Efficiency with JETCAM Aircelle Improves Nesting Efficiency with JETCAM
Case Study by JETCAM Learn about how aerostructure manufacturer Aircelle upgraded their existing CAM system to provide an integrated nesting and ply identification system.
Silencer Manufacturer Beats Out Competition with FeatureCAM Silencer Manufacturer Beats Out Competition with FeatureCAM
A Case Study by Delcam FeatureCAM’s feature recognition enables the company to program several prototypes in a day whereas before it could take a day for just one.
Simulating Life in Outer Space Simulating Life in Outer Space
In this case study Dassault Systèmes' Abaqus simulation tools helps Dover ILC simulate an artificial habitat for astronauts.
Hydro-Quebec Makes the Move to 3D Design Hydro-Quebec Makes the Move to 3D Design
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Project lead Emmanuel Boivin-Moreau discusses how the implementation of 3D design software CATIA has helped Hydro-Quebec.
Taking the “Error” Out of Trial and Error! Taking the “Error” Out of Trial and Error!
Submitted by GrafiCalc Find out how to use simulation based design to perform trial and error tests early in the design phase.
Reducing Cooling Cycle Times with Simpoe-Mold Reducing Cooling Cycle Times with Simpoe-Mold
A Case Study by SIMPOE This article discusses how to use simulation in conform cooling to take into account the specific complex cooling channels geometry.
Challenges in Prototyping Methods Challenges in Prototyping Methods
By Accumold The various methods, challenges and variables for prototyping micro-sized and/or micro-featured plastic parts.
Key Advantages of NVisions HandHeld Laser Scanner Key Advantages of NVisions HandHeld Laser Scanner
Submitted By NVision NVision presents three case studies explaining how their laser scanning technology helped customers solve difficult engineering problems.
VISTAGY Helps Renault F1 Team Reach Finish Line VISTAGY Helps Renault F1 Team Reach Finish Line
By Ian Goddard, Renault F1 Team VISTAGY software and services enhanced the design-to-manufacturing process for the Renault F1 Team in development of Formula One car.
Zegla-plast Achieves Efficient Electrode Manufacture Zegla-plast Achieves Efficient Electrode Manufacture
Case Study by Delcam PowerMILL's open interfaces has enabled a novel CAM programming solution for electrode machining – the ‘macrogenerator’.
Balancing Design and Functionality with DSM Somos Balancing Design and Functionality with DSM Somos
By Scott Castanon, Engineering Manager, Symbient Product Development Symbient Product Development achieves both speed and reliability by blending science and engineering theory with solid design principles.
Case Study on Cost-Effective Component Reuse Case Study on Cost-Effective Component Reuse
By IBM With IBM Rational DOORS, Delphi’s teams now share requirements across different projects, saving time and money while accelerating time-to-market.
Sound Devices Success Story Sound Devices Success Story
By David G. Ullman This case study focuses on how to design a light ring assembly, an assembly in the 788T High Resolution Digital Audio Recorder.
VISTAGY’s FiberSIM Helps NASA Test Viability of Composites VISTAGY’s FiberSIM Helps NASA Test Viability of Composites
By Mike Kirsch, NASA NASA relies on VISTAGY’s FiberSIM engineering software as it contemplates the role of advanced composites in future space flights.
Build a Bicycle with Solido's SD300 Pro Desktop 3D Printer Build a Bicycle with Solido's SD300 Pro Desktop 3D Printer
A Solido Case Study Israeli product development company "Ziv-Av Engineering" builds a folding bicycle in less than five days using a single Solido in-house SD300 printer.
A Case Study for The Mechanical Design Process A Case Study for The Mechanical Design Process
By David G. Ullman This case study focuses on the development of Solar Powered Shelter Signs by Syncromatics Corp.
Improving Lean Manufacturing Through 3D Data- Book Excerpt Improving Lean Manufacturing Through 3D Data- Book Excerpt
By Dr. Hiroshi Toriya, Lattice Technology CEO Learn how JAXA applied Lattice’s XVL format into the configuration parts tree and text search database to access their 2 million part module data.
Delcam’s PartMaker Part of a New Philosophy Delcam’s PartMaker Part of a New Philosophy
By Delcam Delcam’s PartMaker CAM software has been part of a new philosophy at dental manufacturer Sterngold Dental LLC.
Q2-021606: Clash (3 answers)
What does that stand for?
Q1-090115: Window Corruption
When I move my model the entire view window skews. It looks like some kind of corruption, can anyone help?
Q1-090113- CPU Usage Over 50%
Why is CATIA using over 50 percent of my CPU?
Automating First-Article Inspection Documentation   Automating First-Article Inspection Documentation
By DeVere Bobier, Bobier Metrology Solutions Bobier Metrology gets a handle on the mind-numbing and error-prone process of creating ballooned drawings and first-article inspection reports.
Anchors Aweigh! High Speed Scanner Captures Nuances Anchors Aweigh! High Speed Scanner Captures Nuances
Submitted by Hexagon Metrology Leica Scanning Technology delivers a bounty of benefits for non-Contact data acquisition.
Chuck Yeager, National Aviation Hall of Fame
General Yeager is the first and youngest military pilot to be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
Gearing for Growth Gearing for Growth
By PARTsolutions How PARTsolutions helped Rockwell Automation provide online parts in native data.
Global Success Thanks to Internet-based CAD Library Global Success Thanks to Internet-based CAD Library
Submitted by TraceParts TraceParts helps bearing manufacturer INA meet their daily business challenges.
Propel Analysis Time Propel Analysis Time
By Geometric Limited Chrysler powertrain department speeds up time it takes to measure thick and thin wall conditions.
Thermal Design Process At Teradyne’s Industrial Consumer Div Thermal Design Process At Teradyne’s Industrial Consumer Div
By Mike Damiano, Platform Engineering Group, Teradyne Industrial Consumer Division A report detailing the thermal design process and the use of Flotherm in the design of Teradyne Industrial Consumer Division’s automated test systems.
Collaboration by the Numbers Collaboration by the Numbers
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer A recent study reveals, 71 percent of designers are unsatisfied with their current method of collaboration. Find out more in this feature story.
Catalog Data Solutions Case Study: J.W. Winco Catalog Data Solutions Case Study: J.W. Winco
By Catalog Data Solutions Read about the key to turning manufacturing website browsers into customers.
FDM Used in Custom Design FDM Used in Custom Design
By Materialise Read how this process created a sleek sports car.
Accelerating Architectural Model Development Accelerating Architectural Model Development
By Z Corporation Learn how MIT utilized a Z Corporation 3D printer to construct architectural models and offer a new course on digital fabrication in this case study.
3D Printing Metal Parts 3D Printing Metal Parts
By MIT MIT's cutting-edge technology assist ExtrudeHone.
Airflow Simulation Ensures +/-1 F Temperature Range Airflow Simulation Ensures +/-1 F Temperature Range
Submitted by Christopher Wark, Flomerics A pharmaceuticals warehouse solves a difficult challenge with the help of CFD modeling.
Diamond Aircraft Develops New Jet With Help From RAND Diamond Aircraft Develops New Jet With Help From RAND
Submitted by RAND RAND Worldwide's training helps Diamond Aircraft implement ENOVIA SmarTeam in this case study.
Dimension 3D Printer Powers Freedom of Design Dimension 3D Printer Powers Freedom of Design
By Dimension 3D Printing Find out how choosing a Dimension 3D printer completely changed product development cycles for Black & Decker in this case study.
Neptec and Dimension Bring Endeavour Home Safely Neptec and Dimension Bring Endeavour Home Safely
By Dimension 3D Printing Find out how Neptec helped NASA evaluate damage to a space shuttle's TPS system with the company's Laser Camera System and a Dimension 3D printer.
Airbus Evaluates Friction Stir Welding Airbus Evaluates Friction Stir Welding
By Dr. Paul Colegrove of Cranfield University, UK Dr. Paul Colegrove of Cranfield University, UK, reports on the benefits of FSW and the modeling conducted by Airbus using COMSOL Multiphysics.
University Brings PDEs to Life in Undergraduate Education University Brings PDEs to Life in Undergraduate Education
Submitted by K. K. Bhatia, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ An undergraduate heat transfer course uses COMSOL Multiphysics to help students design the cooling for a motorcycle engine block.
DELMIA Worldwide Customer Conference Presents DELMIA Worldwide Customer Conference Presents
Lockheed Martin Ship/Air Integration Lab (SAIL) share success story on how DELMIA ENVISION is used to combine motion capture with virtual reality.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Submitted by TraceParts Trelleborg Sealing Solutions uses TraceParts to help meet the needs of their customers.
Radan Case Study: Body Builder Gains Strength from Radan Radan Case Study: Body Builder Gains Strength from Radan
Reprinted Courtesy of Radan Learn how the company, Walter Alexander uses Radan products to design double decker vehicles.
Data Translation Special Report Data Translation Special Report
By Goodrich Corporation and Translation Technologies, Inc. TTI Rescues Goodrich from Expensive Translation
Translation/Migration Special Report Translation/Migration Special Report
By ITI TranscenData Learn How CADfix Solves Dana Corporation's Interoperability Issues
Giving the Opera a New Voice Giving the Opera a New Voice
Submitted by Protomold Protomold and Figaro Systems give patrons of the opera a new understanding of an age-old art form.
DELMIA Simulations Help Lockheed Martin DELMIA Simulations Help Lockheed Martin
Submitted by DELMIA Lockheed Martin Aeronautics unit moves toward glitch free designs.
Boeing Adopts RapidTag Boeing Adopts RapidTag
Submitted by Cortona3D Boeing takes advantage of the RapidTag toolbox in this case study.
Reverse Engineering Returns Reverse Engineering Returns
By Peter Dickin Peter Dickin explains why reverse engineering is making a comeback in this case study.
Sanyo Machine Works Sanyo Machine Works
By ENOVIA A case study detailing how ENOVIA's SmarTeam helped Sanyo Machine Works grow.
New Approaches to Collaboration New Approaches to Collaboration
Submitted by Adobe Eliminate some common problems when sharing designs with clients. Find out what product this manufacturing company uses.
Small Shop Achieves Success with Online PlanRoom Small Shop Achieves Success with Online PlanRoom
Submitted by IDEAL Scanners & Systems, Inc. This Online PlanRoom met all the criteria this reprographics shop needed for increased print submissions.
Q2-022607: Inserting Dimensions in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
In CATIA V5 R14 how do I insert dimensions (Front, Top, Side) into my drawing?
Q1-022607: Remove Loft in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
In CATIA V5 R14 when I use remove loft command , the parent feature is not visible(hide) and the feature does not come to its original position in sp.tree.
Automobile Supplier Advises on DELMIA Implementation Automobile Supplier Advises on DELMIA Implementation
A paid advertorial submitted by DELMIA OLHO Technik explains how they improved their business by implementing Delmia solutions.
MASCHIO GROUP v5 plm Success Story MASCHIO GROUP v5 plm Success Story
Submitted by ENOVIA SmarTeam, Dassault Systèmes Agricultural manufacturing company meets marketing needs when their product development structure becomes a reality with the help of PLM software.
The Truth About OpenGL The Truth About OpenGL
By Courtney Goeltzenleuchter Seperate the fact from the fiction about Open GL in this white paper.
Save Yourself a Headache! Use this Tip! Save Yourself a Headache! Use this Tip!
By Rishi Kumar Patel Rishi Kumar Patel shows readers how to set drafting standards and lock user settings the easy way.
Manufacturing Goes Digital Manufacturing Goes Digital
Contributed by CIMdata, Inc. Reprinted with permission Find out about the benefits of going digital and how digital manufacturing is an integral part of a PLM solution.
Manufacturers  Can Benefit from Laser Scanning Services Manufacturers Can Benefit from Laser Scanning Services
By C. Martin Schuster of Laser Design Inc. Case study shows how the use of laser scanning and reverse engineering works for this manufacturer of recreational vehicle seats.
New Mid-Career Program New Mid-Career Program
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Staff Writer Find out about this school's program for professionals in engineering and science.
Q6-111606: Montoonous Body in CATIA V5 R14
What is a monotonous body in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-111606: Property of Material Through Macro in CATIA V5
How do I set the Property of Material and apply it to a part and generate a report of Mechanical Property of the part through Macro in CATIA V5 R16?
Q4-111606: Spine in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
Please let me know what the use of spine in sweep in CATIA V5 R14 is?
Q3-111606: Macro Protection in Delmia/CATIA V5 R15
Is there any means of providing Password(protecting)to Macros Created in Delmia/Catia V5 R15?
Q2-1111606: Error While Creating a Loft in CATIA V5 R14
I want to know what I actually need to do when I get the error message while creating loft: "homogenise guide before creating loft".
Q1-111606: Writing Macros in CATIA Drafting Workbench (1ans)
How can I write a macro that draws a line on the drafting workbench in CATIA?
Q3-111506: CATIA V4 to CATIA V5 (1 ans)
How can I confirm the 100% migration of a CATIA V4 model to the CATIA V5 workbench?
Q3-111406: Add and Assemble Commands in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
What is the use of the add and assemble commands in CATIA V5 R16?
Q2-111406: 3D Text in CATIA V5 R14 (4 answers)
How can I write a text & Pad it in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-111406: Toolbar Icons in CATIA V5 R16
Using NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 with driver version 9.1.3.6 on 17 in, 19 in, and 24 in monitors in WinXP. Toolbar Icons are either difficult to view or not legible what so ever.
Browser Update Cause Disruptions Browser Update Cause Disruptions
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer The recent update of Internet Explorer 7 has caused problems for some CAD users. Find out how the change might affect you in this story!
IBM Solution Helps University Lead the Way in Robotics
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth is leading the way in developing skills to address South Africa's alarming shortage of robotic and mechatronic skills.
Dassault Systemes, IBM Reveals Expansion of Lotus Cars
Dassault Systemes S.A., a manufacturer of integrated software products, and International Business Machines Corp., an information technology company, revealed that long term CATIA user Lotus Cars has expanded its design tools to include a full range of PLM solutions for end-to-end product creation.
FLUENT for CATIA V5 Extends PLM-Embedded Analysis Capability
Fluent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSYS, Inc., announced the upcoming release of Version 2 of FLUENT for CATIA V5.
Stereolithography (SLA) Has Evolved, Have You? Stereolithography (SLA) Has Evolved, Have You?
By Brent Byers of Hi-Res 3D - a ConnectPress Sponsor SLA machines – What is new with the Viper and Viper PRO SLA Machines and why you should care for your next Rapid Prototyping Project.
Geometric Releases NestLib v19 for Automated Nesting
Geometric Software Solutions, a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) services and technologies, announces the release of NestLib v19. NestLib provides optimized, high speed and robust algorithms for fully automated true shape nesting.
Adobe Announces Availability of Acrobat 8 Software
Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Acrobat® 8 software amid an enthusiastic early reception from knowledge workers worldwide who for months have tested and provided feedback to help the company fine tune the product line.
DiMora Motorcar Uses Right Hemisphere Software
Before the world’s first hand-built, $2 million, 16-cylinder production vehicle has ever been built, customers and window shoppers alike will be able to view the car in its true form in an interactive 3D PDF on the DiMora Motorcar Web site.
Q4-111306: PLM Solutions Info in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
I am looking for more information on PLM and SMARTEAM. We are strongly considering the use of SMARTEAM for PLM Solutions and I'm trying to research the topic.
Q3-111306: Missing Sketches in CATIA V5 R14 (3 ans)
I am not able to view my sketches in CATIA V5 R14. I double click the sketch in the tree and it doesn't show up but when I delete the boolean opertion I am able to view the sketch.
Q2-111306: Broken View Creation in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
When we create Broken View in CATIA V5 R16, a 3D viewer of the CATPART is invoked and it has an option called Reference Element.
Q1-111306: Runtime Exception Error in CATIA V5 R17 (6 ans)
My company just got the V5 R17 release of CATIA and after installing it on my laptop when I tried to save a Catia part file it said: "Runtime Exception" Click OK to terminate
Q3-111006: Creating a CAM Using GRAPH in CATIA V5 R14
How can I create a CAM using GRAPH in CATIA V5 R14?
Q2-111006: Edge Fillet in CATIA V5 R10 (1 answer)
Please explain edges to keep and limiting edges and blend edge in edge fillet option in the part workbench in CATIA V5 R10.
Q1-111006: Exporting Coordinate Dimension Table
How can I export a coordinate dimension table from the Drafting workbench into Excel Format in CATIA V5 R16?
Q4-110906: Feature Dimensioning in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
Can someone tell me about technological feature dimensioning in CATIA V5?
Q3-110906: Multiple Non-Patterned Holes in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
We have a set of points (~100) where holes are to be put on a non-planar surface. We would like to use the user-defined pattern feature to make these holes.
Q2-110906: Sweeping in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
What is the best way to sweep a complex polyline in CATIA V5?
Q1-110906: Lofts in CATIA (1 ans)
How can I create a loft with any closed section and point in CATIA?
Q3-110806: Macros in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I use the selection command in macros while customizing in VBA in CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-110806: Reference Dimensions in CATIA V5 R14
Has anyone found or created a method of displaying a reference dimension (surrounded by parentheses) short of putting the parentheses in the before/after text in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-110806: Creating a Local Cut in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
I need to create a local cut within a section view to show more detail within the same drawing in CATIA V5 R16.
Q3-110706: 3D Bevel Gear in CATIA
Can any tell me how to create a 3D Bevel Gear in CATIA?
Q2-110706: Converting DXF Files (1 answer)
What is the best software to use to convert DXF files to CATIA V4?
Q1-110706: Using the Loft Tool & Connex in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
I am trying to use loft on about 8 sketches that make up a tear drop shaped object I am able to use the tool on the bottom of the large side of the tear drop and the tail end but the bulge in the center won't become part of the loft.
Dome Improves Racing Car Quality with PLM
IBM and Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that Dome Co., Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of racing cars, has been using PLM solutions to streamline the design of racing cars and other low-volume vehicles since April 2001.
ESI Group Unveils Version 2007 of CFD Products
ESI Group the technology leader in the field of advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics announces the release of V2007 of CFD products.
Dassault Systemes Soars with Chinese Aviation Industry
Dassault Systemes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced continued headway in China's aviation industry.
MSC.Software Delivers High Performance Simulation
MSC.Software, the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services, announced the company's MD Nastran can be deployed on Microsoft's Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 to unleash the power of multidiscipline simulation on the desktops of the broader enterprise.
Doosan Infracore to Cut Costs by 2.3 Billion
IBM and Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that Doosan Infracore, a leading Korean machining company, has successfully rolled out its PLM enterprise solution, leveraging the strengths of CATIA and ENOVIA VPLM.
Dassault to Deploy DELMIA Automation in Japan with Omron
OMRON Corp., a leading manufacturer of control equipment for factory automation, and digital manufacturing supplier DELMIA, a Dassault Systèmes company, announced the domestic shipment, sale and support of DELMIA Automation Version 5 in Japan.
2006 Education and Training Roundup 2006 Education and Training Roundup
Use the links here to read our extensive package of stories for professionals already in the CAD industry and individuals considering a career in the field.
The Joy of Problem Solving The Joy of Problem Solving
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff writer If you like challenges a job in the CAD industry could be right for you.
Mastering PLM Solutions Mastering PLM Solutions
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Find out about this company's certification programs and more.
Want to Know if You Have What it Takes to be an Engineer? Want to Know if You Have What it Takes to be an Engineer?
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Staff Writer Engineering is one of the most challenging professions in the world. Find out what you need to know to get a job as a professional engineer!
Find Out What Engineers Really Do! Find Out What Engineers Really Do!
by Vicki Salemi - - Reprinted with permission of Classes USA Get the inside scoop on what goes on behind in the scenes for the everyday-engineer.
How Training Can Benefit Your Company How Training Can Benefit Your Company
By Rob Yule of Javelin Technologies Inc. A senior engineer provides tips on what training has worked for him based on his 22 years of CAD experience.
Q9-110606: Error in CATIA V4
When I try and open a file in CATIA V4 I get the following error: model not defined.
Q8-110606: Skeleton Modeling in CATIA (2 ans)
Where can I find more information or manuals about the skeleton modeling methodology?
Q7-110606: MML in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
What is MML in CATIA V5 R15?
Q6-110606: CATIA V5 R13 Compared to CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
I want to know added features in CATIA V5 R14 compared to CATIA V5 R13.
Q5-110606: Importing Data Points from Excel to CATIA (3 ans)
I'm dealing with drawing an airfoil in CATIA, but cannot import the coordinates from excel.
Q4-110606: Scripts in CATIA V5 R13
How is it possible to run CATIA V5 R13 completely in background to make it execute scripts?
Q3-110606: Publication In CATIA V5 R14
What is the practical use of Tools/Publication in CATIA V5?
Q2-110606: Products and Components in CATIA V5 R16 (3 ans)
What is the differemce between product and component in CATIA V5 R16?
Q1-110606: Angles for Section/Aligned Views in CATIA (2 ans)
How do you give the angles for section/aligned views or cuts in drafting in CATIA V5?
Q2-110206: Line Type Scale in CATIA V5 R14
How can I change the scale of a line in Catia V5 R14?
Q1-110206: Macro for Changing Background Color in CATIA
How do you make a macro for changing the background color in CATIA V5 R15?
Q5-110106: Hardware Requirements for CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
Please tell me the hardware requirement of CATIA V5 R14.
Q4-110106: Threads as Solids in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
How do you create a thread in CATIA V5 R14 that is an actual solid and is able to be removed from a seperate block to create internal threads?
Q3-110106: Original File Creation Date in CATIA V5 R12(1ans)
Can anyone tell me how to obtain the ORIGINAL file creation date of a CATIA file?
Q2-110106: Creating a Report Macro in CATIA V5 R16
Can someone tell me how to create a macro that will give me a report (in text format) of the bends (bend angle, bend radius), when working in Generative Sheet Metal Envoronment in CATIA V5 R16?
Q1-110106: Winding in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
Is there any way that we can do winding in CATIA V5 R16 or in other words wrapping just like we wrap in Pro/E?
Q4-103106: File Select Default Target in CATIA V5 R16
We have started working from another drive(file) in my group.
Q3-103106: Calculating a Projected Area in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
I am trying to create a macro in CATIA v5 that allows me to calculate the projected area of any part, regardless of size and shape.
Q2-103106: Multimodel Link in CATIA V5 R14
What is a Multimodel Link in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-103106: Overload Properties in Drafting in CATIA (1 ans)
What are overload properties in CATIA V5 R14?
CAD Customer Achieves 400-500 CAD Downloads Per Month
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, announced that Techno Inc is averaging 400-500 CAD downloads per month.
CD-adapco Sponsored Flight Simulator for the 2006 COE
CD-adapco, a leading provider of flow, thermal and stress simulation software and services, sponsored an F-4 Phantom flight simulator for attendees use at the 2006 COE Aerospace & Defense Industry Workshop in Wichita, Kansas.
Penton, PARTsolutions Launch Machine Design CAD Library
Penton Media's Design Engineering group, anchored by Machine Design magazine, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with PARTsolutions®, LLC, a leading provider of publishing solutions for 2D/3D digital parts catalogs, to launch the Machine Design CAD Library, a powerful, new resource for design engineers.
CPDA Releases White Paper Noting Major Paradigm Shift
MSC.Software, the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services, announced the release of a white paper by Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA) entitled "Simulation Data and Process Management with SimManager."
Dassault Systemes Announces Ecodesign Contest Winners
Dassault Systemes, a provider of 3D and PLM solutions, announced the winners of its ecodesign contest, Light Objects, launched to encourage manufacturers to design environmentally friendly products.
Catia V5 to Productview Cadverter Provides Data Solution
Theorem Solution’s CATIA V5 to ProductView CADverter is helping Mitsubishi Motor Corporation solve incompatibility problems between data formats.
Construct Templates the Easy Way Construct Templates the Easy Way
Submitted by Lars Olson Here's a handy tip to help you design custom templates, save yourself time and aggravation. Check it out!
Q6-103006: Modules in CATIA V5 R10
Can someone give me a description of each module in CATIA V5 R10?
Q5-103006: External Surface Copy in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
How can I copy the surface from one model to other with reference to Coordinate system?
Q4-103006: Basic CATIA V4 Questions (1 answer)
1. What is the difference between Curve and Comp Curve in Concatenate option?
Q3-103006: Spines and Splines in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
What is the difference between a spine and a spline in CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-103006: CATIA Intergration
I am in the process of integrating a web based application developed using J2EE technology with CATIA.
Q1-103006: Creating a Pyramid Using CATIA V5 R11 (2 answers)
How can I create a Pyramid using CATIA V5 R11?
Q2-102706: Surface 1 and Surface 2 in CATIA V5 R14
What is the difference between Surface 1 and Surface 2 in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-102706: Drafting Error in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
When a huge geometrical set which is around 10MB size in the 3D model is deleted, The link between the 3D catpart and catdrawing is cut when the drawing is updated and all the views remain unupdated.
Q2-102606: Connecting CATIA V5 with Excel (2 ans)
I would like to connect CATIA V5 with ecxel. Specifically, I would like to change the dimensions of a CATIA part through excel.
Q1-102606: Related Drawing in CATIA V5 R15
I have created many section views from a primary front view, Now when I trying to change projection plane of front view other section view are not updating.
Q6-102506: Importing and Exporting in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
How can I import or merge a CATIA file into a new CATIA file?
Q5-102506: Body Mode in CATIA V5 R16 (2 answers)
When I construct a pads a message window appears stating that I'm not in body mode and that the new solid will be a continuation of the last solid I had constructed.
Q4-102506: AIX Catia V5 to use OpenGL Retained Mode
What CATAI-Patch do I need to make it use OpenGL-Retained Mode instead of Immediate Mode, for speeding things up using a remote X server over the network?
Q3-102506: Drawing Object Links in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
When working on a file based on CATIA V5 R16, does anyone know how to resolve broken links, when the error message given is "The link refused the document".
Q2-102506: Adaptive Sweep in CATIA V5 R10 (1 answer)
What is Adaptive Sweep in CATIA V5 R10 and how do you execute this operation?
Q1-102506: Publication and Power Copy Creation (1 ans)
What is the diffrence between publication and power copy creation in CATIA V5 R10?
Q4-102406: Documentation for CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
Where can I get an CATIA Infrastructure guide?
Q3-102406: Edit-Links in CATIA V5 R15
Q2-102406: Error Reading Model in CATIA V5 R16
CATIA V5 R16 SP02 and SP04 are successfully installed (PSA and RSA customer configration) but at the first open on a given file, I obtain the following message: "OSM_AL777 error when reading model."
Q1-102406: Remove Face and Replace Face in CATIA V5
What is the difference between Remove Face and Replace Face in CATIA V5?
Theorem Partners Major Automotive Oem
Theorem Solutions has been invited to partner a major automotive OEM in a project involving the importing of parts and assemblies for design in context. Extending across a worldwide supplier chain, the OEM established a strategic policy for using the lightweight data format JT to ensure compatibility between items from different design sources.
Delphi Helps Vehicle Makers Turn out High-Tech Hybrids
Delphi Corp. has been selected by Ford Motor Company to provide hybrid electrical powertrain systems technologies for two Ford hybrid vehicle platforms, company officials announced at the 2006 Convergence Conference.
Dassault Announces PowerFeature for Automotive Sector
Dassault Systèmes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced a new Industry Solution Business Process Content (BPC), specifically designed for the automotive sector called PowerFeature.
ESI Group Integrates RTM Simulation for Airbus
Airbus and ESI Group have announced their first collaboration in the field of virtual manufacturing. Based upon Airbus specifications, ESI Group has developed in CATIA V5 a simulation application for composite parts manufactured using the liquid composite molding processes.
TechniGraphics Expands PLM Business into Europe
TechniGraphics, the leading provider of data capture services and solutions for visual information systems, announced it has purchased certain European assets of the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) business of MSC.Software, the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services.
Mentor Graphics Solves Key Industry Challenges
Mentor Graphics Corporation unveiled Capital® HarnessXC™, its next-generation harness design solution for electrical wire harness design and engineering in planes, trains and automobiles.
Protect Your Company from Software Piracy Protect Your Company from Software Piracy
Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Software piracy becomes big news when a California man was sentenced to seven years for peddling up to $20 million worth of bootleg CAD software.
Q6-102306: Section View Excluding Parts From Cut (6 answers)
For a planar section view, is it possible to exclude parts from being cut (keeping the view external for specific components) in CATIA V5 R16?
Q5-102306: Postprocessor for CATIA V5 (1 ans)
Can anyone help me obtain a postprocessor foe a: DMU 100P, 5 axis, with heidenhain ITNC 530?
Q4-102306: Problems With CATIA V5 R12
I am having a problem with CATIA V5 R12. When I execute the program, this one it is only closed and it appeared the following message: "a check on data will be launched on active document" command interrupted.
Q3-102306: Publication in CATIA (1 ans)
What is Publication in CATIA V5 R15 and in CATIA V4?
Q2-102306: Thermal Expansion in CATIA V5 R16
I'd like to know if there is a way to make an analysis of the clashes or contacts that could happen with some parts when the temperature changes due to the thermal expansion of the materials.
Q1-102306: Sweep and Adaptive Sweep Commands in CATIA (1ans)
What is the difference between sweep and adaptive sweep in CATIA V5?
Q2-101806: Surfacing in CATIA V5 R15
Can we create helical pattern on a solid/surface?
Q1-101806: Section View in CATIA V5 R16
How can you view a section cut in a manufacturing video simulation in CATIA V5 R16?
Q14-101706: Mold Design in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
Can anyone help me with mold design in CATIA V5 or point me in the right direction where I can find some?
Q13-101706: Part Design in CATIA V5 R15
What is the difference between geometrical set and ordered geometrical set in CATIA V5 R15?
Q12-101706: Configuring the Design Table in CATIA (1 ans)
Can anyone tell me how to configure the design table in CATIA V5 R14?
Q11-101706: Shell and Thickness in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
What is the difference between "shell" and "thickness" in CATIA V5 R14?
Q10-101706: Boolean Operation in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
If there are 2 bodies in Space, Can they be assembled, added, removed or intersected in CATIA V5?
Q9-101706: Overload Properties in CATIA V5 R14 (2 ans)
What are "overload properties" in drafting in CATIA V5 R14?
Q8-101706: Generating a Crack in CATIA V5 R10 (1 answer)
Can someone tell me how I can generate a crack in CATIA V5 R14?
Q7-101706: Static Structural Analysis in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
I'm trying to do a static analysis of an assembly that I made in CATIA V5.
Q6-101706: Continuity in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
What is Tangent Continuity and Curvature Continuity in CATIA V5?
Q5-101706: License Unavailable in AIX
When I launch CATIA V4 in AIX workstation, It displays this error message "ADDC410 license unavailable optional license requested ADDC410 license unavailable.Catlic006, no product granted. Catlic006 licensing requested not satisfied, error code 998".
Q4-101706: Adding a User in CATIA
I am trying to add a user to the system. I fill in his details, but when I try and add his password I get a "segmentation core dump error" message.
Q3-101706: Flat Pattern Tool in CATIA
Is there a how to sheet I can get for shim-aero flat fattern tool in CATIA?
Q2-101706: Sheet Metal Conversion
Can anybody explain how to do square to round and rectangular to round conversion in sheet metal design in CATIAV5 R7?
Q1-101706: Dimensioning Branches
How can I dimension the branches of one harness that has been extracted from a flattened 3D model in the drafting workbench in CATIA V5?
Engineer Shares his Know How Engineer Shares his Know How
By Rishi Kumar Patel When working with different companies it is advisable to create seperate environments to avoid problems. Here's the easy way how!
INCAT® Announces Global Deployment of i.get.it® Professional
INCAT® announced the deployment of i.get.it® Professional from iKnowledge Solutions (iKS) throughout its global operations. This tool, the latest upgrade from i.get.it, is the industry-leading knowledge transfer solution and will strengthen the company’s ability to support its clients’ engineering and design (E&D), and product creation processes.
Capvidia Releases FormatWorks 2007
Capvidia continues to provide the very best solution for SolidWorks users who need to translate CATIA data by keeping pace with new releases of CATIA V5 revisions. This new release supports all CATIA V5 revisions up to version 17.
Cardinal Solutions and Right Hemisphere Partner
Cardinal Solutions, a leading U.S. system integrator, and Right Hemisphere®, the leading provider of Product Graphics Management (PGM) software, announced a new partnership to jointly implement and support state-of-the-art enterprise PGM and 3D PDF publishing solutions in the U.S.
ICEM Launches Ford Supplier Program
ICEM, a provider of surface modeling, surface model validation and design visualization software, is launching a Ford Supplier Program for its ICEM Shape Design product.
MSC.Software Announces Global Impact Channel Program
MSC.Software, the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services, announced MSC Impact, a global channel program that allows resellers to effectively deliver advanced simulation software to a wide range of businesses from small and mid-sized organizations to larger enterprises.
Dassault Introduces ABAQUS Student Edition Version 6.6
Dassault Systèmes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announces the availability of ABAQUS Student Edition Version 6.6. The new software offers engineering students many of the latest simulation capabilities for vibration analysis, material failure characterization, tire modeling, and visualization that were made available earlier this year in the commercial version of ABAQUS Version 6.6 software.
Q5-101106: Sketch Lines in Drafting in CATIA V5 R14 (2 Ans)
Is there a way to get the sketch lines, used to make a solid, to show up in the drafting view in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-101106: Multiple Adds and Subtracts to Body (2 ans)
I am trying to create a dimple in a thin part by creating a small sphere and subtracting it from the top of the part in CATIA V5 R14.
Q3-101106: Running CATVBA From CATIA V5 R10
I want to run a CATVBA project from CATIA V5 R10.
Q2-101106: Parametric and Non Parametric in CATIA V4 (1 ans)
What's the diffrence between parametric and non prametric in CATIA V4?
Q1-101106: CATIA V5 R16 Electrical Library
Are there any resources about CATIA Electrical Library and related workbenches?
Oil Co. Uses FEA to Predict Device Operation Oil Co. Uses FEA to Predict Device Operation
Submitted by Parker Group “The beauty of FEA is that it not only tells you where a failure may occur but also gives you an indication of how to revise your design.”
Analysis Helps Automotive Supplier Meet Challenges Analysis Helps Automotive Supplier Meet Challenges
Submitted by Moldflow See how one provider faced its day-to-day problems head on in this case study!
What is Analysis Anyhow? What is Analysis Anyhow?
By Jack Thornton of Mindfeed Marcomm Veteran CAD industry journalist Jack Thornton breaks down Analysis for those lacking the PHD!
In the Final Analysis In the Final Analysis
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer Here it is our 2006 Overview of Analysis and Simulation. See what’s happening in the exciting realms of business, technology and education!
Company Uses Flow Modeling to Develop Computational Model Company Uses Flow Modeling to Develop Computational Model
Submitted by Fluent, Inc. The computational program enabled this company to offer its customers a less expensive solution.
Simulation Software Eliminates Model Duplication & More! Simulation Software Eliminates Model Duplication & More!
Submitted by MSC Software Corporation New SimDesigner software from MSC provides a powerful set of tools to address today's engineering needs.
Q7-101006: Part Design Workbench in CATIA (1 answer)
Can someone tell me about the part design workbench in CATIA?
Q6-101006: Feed Distance in a Roughmilling Program (1 Ans)
Is it possible to show the material removed and the total feed distance in an NC-Roughmilling program in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-101006: Class A and Class B Surfaces in CATIA ( 3 ans)
What is the difference between Class A surfaces and Class B surfaces in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-101006: Part Families in CATIA V5 R14 (2 answers)
How do you create a Part Family in CATIA V5 R14?
Q3-101006: Cone Form and Square Form in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
What is the difference between "Cone Form" and "Square Form" in the draft commands in CATIA V5 R14?
Q2-101006: Walkthrough and Flythrough in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
What is the difference between the "Walkthrough Mode" and the "Flythrough Mode" in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-101006: Geometric Set and Open Body in CATIA (3 ans)
What is the difference between "Geometric Set" and "Open Body" in CATIA V5 R14?
Airbus stands to lose billions in wiring snafu. Airbus stands to lose billions in wiring snafu.
Staff and Wire reports CEO identifies problems with 3D training and implementation in latest delivery delay of European consortium's super jet.
TechniGraphics to Sell iKS i.get.it, iCHECK
iKnowledge Solutions, Inc. (IKS, formerly Cadpo) announced that it has formed a business partnership with TechniGraphics, an industry leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) products and services.
Dassault Systemes Extends ENOVIA MatrixOne PLM Solution
Dassault Systemes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announced the release of new enhancements to the ENOVIA MatrixOne(R) Matrix 10 PLM platform.
Dassault Releases CATIA PLM Express
Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announced CATIA PLM Express, a scalable solution which provides CATIA design excellence at an affordable price, for companies of all sizes.
European VPD Conference Draws Auto and Aerospace Leaders
MSC.Software Corp., the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services, announced the worldwide success of the company's Virtual Product Development Conferences (VPD).
FTI Releases CAA Based Applications for CATIA V5R17
Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI) the industry’s leading developer of solutions for design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, announced the global availability of their entire suite of CAA based applications for Release 17 of CATIA V5.
Oyster Marine Selects CATIA V5 for Yatch Design
IBM and Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that Oyster Marine, an international market leader in yacht design has invested in CATIA V5 Yacht Solutions to improve its impressive design, construction and manufacturing processes.
Q2-100906: Background color in CATIA V5 R14 (2 answers)
How can I change the background color in the drafting sheet in CATIA V5 R4?
Q1-100906: Part Family Design in CATIA V5 R14 (2 answers)
How can I use CATIA to create and edit different design belonging to the same part family?
Q2-100606: CATIA V5 R16 Assembly Design (3 answers)
How can I save parts in the position they are at in a product file?
Q1-100606: DMU Kinematics in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
Can someone tell me the exact joint sequence and the command to move a rectangular block across a pivot in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-100506: Plane Placement in CATIA V5 R16 (2 answers)
Is there a way to place a newly created plane exactly where you want it on the part you're designing in CATIA V5 R16?
Q4-100406: Immediate Parents in CATIA V5
Can any one help me out in selecting a surface join along with its immediate parents and move them to a separate geometrical set.
Q3-100406: Beginner Tutorials for CATIA V5 R15 (2 ans)
I'm trying to learn CATIA and I'm having some problems finding a good source of beginner tutorials.
Q2-100406: Drafting in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
In CATIA V5 R16, Can we create multi-section (loft) between any cross section and point?
Q1-100406: 3D Wireframe in .DWG in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
I am suppose to do isometric view. Because the parts are covered, I would like make just wireframe of the gearbox cover and all the others parts regulary.
Product Information Lifecycle Management (PILM) Pt. 3 Product Information Lifecycle Management (PILM) Pt. 3
Submitted by Sun Microsystems, a ConnectPress sponsor Pt.3-Conclusion. The automotive industry sets the stage for this white paper from Sun Microsystems addressing the methods and benefits of PILM use.
NVIDIA Quadror Plex Visual Computing System Now Shipping
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announced the NVIDIA Quadro Plex 1000.
iKnowledge Releases iCHECK R4 for CATIA
iKnowledge Solutions, Inc. (iKS, formerly Cadpo) announces the availability of iCHECK R4 featuring several significant enhancements and new modules. iCHECK is the de facto standard product data quality tool used by CATIA customers in the Aerospace industry.
Timmerman Yachts Selects PLM Solutions
IBM and Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that Timmerman Yachts, a world leader in the superyachts industry, has selected their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions to foster collaboration and streamline product development for new motor yachts.
CIMMETRY RELEASES AUTOVUE 19.1 FOR SOLARIS
Cimmetry Reinforces its Commitment to the Solaris Platform
IBM and Dassault to Host 10th ECF European PLM Forum
IBM and Dassault Systèmes announced that ECF 2006 will be held November 7-9 in Paris, France. The 10th edition of this annual event will be a celebration of 25 years of collaborative innovation through PLM.
Mastercam Provides New Multimedia Videos on Web
CNC Software has added new videos to their new Multimedia section on the Mastercam.com Web site.
Dassault Systèmes Integrates NVIDIA Technology into CATIA
Dassault Systèmes a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announced the integration of NVIDIA CgFX technology into CATIA V5.
First Implementations of DMU/DPM Path Planner
A couple of weeks after the release of DMU Path Planner and DPM Path Planner, Delmia announced first implementations of the products in the US and Japan for mounting/dismounting simulations.
Scania Selects ICEM Surf for Truck and Bus Design
ICEM Ltd., the leading global developer of surface modeling, surface model validation and design visualization software, has announced that Scania, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, has purchased a number of licenses of ICEM Surf 4.5 software for implementation at Scania’s worldwide headquarters in Sweden
Engine on a Chip Promises to Best the Battery Engine on a Chip Promises to Best the Battery
By Nancy Stauffer, MIT Laboratory for Energy and the Environment Reprinted with permission MIT researchers put a tiny gas-turbine engine inside a silicon chip the size of a quarter resulting in a device that could run 10 times longer than a battery with the same weight.
Q6-100206: Drafting in CATIA V5 R16 (3 answers)
Is it possible to change the generated dimensions in Drafting, which reflects in the 3D model in CATIA V5 R16?
Q5-100206: Federation in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
What is Federation in the Join Command in CATIA V5?
Q4-100206: Design Tables in CATIA V5 R14 (2 answers)
How can I use design tables to create parts of multiple design families in CATIA V5 R14?
Q3-100206: Surfaces in CATIA V4 (1 answer)
Is there any free online tutorial for surfaces in CATIA V4?
Q2-100206: External References in Macro in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
How can I use external reference in Marco in CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-100206: Installation Problems with CATIA V5 R16 ( 6 ans)
I installed CATIA V5 R16 in my computer but it doesn’t work.
Q1-092806: Splines and Polylines in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
I called customer support they told me I can't convert my splines to polylines.
Q10-092606: CDROM Access in CATIA V4
How can I read a file direct from the CDROM within CATIA V4?
Q9-092606: Plotting Error in CATIA V4
I get an error message when trying to plot or print: "No Window in Current Sheet" in CATIA V4.
Q8-092606: Moving a Parameterized Solid in CATIA (2 ans)
I designed a solid in car position but the position has change and I am having a very difficult time moving the solid.
Q7-092606: 3rd Party Software for CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
Is there a 3rd party software that finds and fixes errors CATIA V5 R16?
Q6-092606: Integrating PQS Files With CATIA V5 R15
How can I integrate PQS files with CATIA V5 R15?
Q5-092606: Class A Surfaces in CATIA V4
What are the functions that are used while creating Class A surfaces in CATIA V4?
Q4-092606: /CLN in CATIA V4
I want to know, what do the codes represent when we give /cln in CATIA V4?
Q3-092606: Linking to a Dropped View in CATIA V4 (2 answers)
I want to know, if the view is droped in drafting can we link it to the 3D model in CATIA V4?
Q2-092606: 3D Modeling in CATIA V5 R14 (3 ans)
How can I make a 2 liter coke bottle using 3D modeling in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-092606: CATIA Declarations Quick Reference Manual (1ans)
I've been looking through my CATIA manual for information regarding declarations.
WD Bearings Expands International Marketing
PARTsolutions® LLC, a leading provider of enterprise, digital parts management solutions for the standard part process, announced that WD Bearings, a major bearing manufacturer in China, has adopted a digital product catalog from PARTsolutions.
ANSYS Software Offers 64-Bit Support
ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, announced that the upcoming releases of its multiphysics simulation software - ANSYS(R) 11.0 and FLUENT(R) 6.3 - will include support for Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003.
Altair Launches Education Technology - Partner Program
Altair Engineering a global leader in product design consulting, engineering software and high-performance computing launches its Education Technology – Partner Program across India for enhancing its commitment to CAE education.
Product Information Lifecycle Management (PILM) Pt. 2 Product Information Lifecycle Management (PILM) Pt. 2
Submitted by Sun Microsystems, a ConnectPress sponsor Part 2: The automotive industry sets the stage for this white paper from Sun Microsystems addressing the methods and benefits of PILM use.
Theorem Provides New Interoperability
Theorem Solutions is building on its new status as a Dassault CAA development partner through the application of its CADverter technology, to provide new interoperability capabilities for CATIA V5 users.
Elan's Tiny Test Lab Puts Change in Your Pocket
A high-performance Test & Measurement Lab in your pocket? Innovators Elan Digital have produced just that -- a set of pen-style instruments that plug into the PC's USB port including software for Windows98, 2K and XP.
FIC Annual Meeting and BIM Workshop Sessions
AEC-ST Federal has announced the addition of the Facility information Council (FIC) Annual Meeting a component of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) to its conference line up, December 5-7, 2006, in Washington, D.C.
Dassault Systemes Hooks Growth in Yachting Market
Dassault Systemes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announced that its solutions have now been adopted by over 50 leading players in the yachting and shipbuilding markets, a fast growing sector.
Q2-092506: Automotive BiW in CATIA V5 R13
What is Automotive BiW in CATIA V5 R13? How can I apply this tool to Automotive components?
Q3-092506: Customization in CATIA V5
How can I get input from one user using the mouse when I require some input from the user while customizing CATIA V5 using VB?
Q1-092506: Photo Rendering Problem (2 answers)
One aspect of the course involves photorealistic rendering using the photo studio workbench. The students are required to apply materials and stickers to the CATIA Product which in this case resembles a model Formula One racing car. Our problem is that some stickers do not render when the shooting is created.
Q2-092406: Creating a Spring in CATIA V5 R15 (3 ans)
Can I create a spring thats axis is a curve in CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-092406: Changing Darfting Standards in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
How can I change a CATIA V5 drawing created using ISO standards to ANSI standards?
The Next Acrobat 3D The Next Acrobat 3D
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer. Get ready to check out all the latest info on one of the hottest tools for CAD users.
Q3-092206: Develop Command
Has anybody used develop command in CATIA V4? Can you please tell me how to use & and its applications?
Q2-092206: Concentrate a Curve Line in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
Can I still concatenate a curve line in CATIA V5 R 16 like I could in V4? If so, which license & workbench?
Q1-092206: Creating Free Style Curve
Can any one help me to find the tutorial on how to create a freestyle curve in surface design using CATIA V5
Q1-092006: Return Code of 37 in CATIA V4
One of my colleagues gets the error message 'Return Code' of 37 after it has frozen and crashed in CATIA V4.
Q3-091906: Multi Media Links in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
What are Multi-Model Links in CATIA - ENOVIA VPM?
Q2-091906: Layers in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
What is the maximum number of layers in CATIA V5?
Q1-091906: Patterning an Object in CATIA (1 answer)
How can I pattern an object along a curve in CATIA?
Catalog Data Solutions Configurator Implemented by Emerson
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, announced that Emerson Power Transmission has selected the CDS Configurator with patent-pending visual constraint feedback for online configuring of the Browning® CbN 3000 gearmotors and reducers product line for 3D CAD model delivery.
Dassault Releases Enhanced PLM Portfolio
DASSAULT Systèmes, represented by Concentric, has released Version 5 Release 17 (V5R17) of its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) portfolio, comprised of CATIA for collaborative product development, ENOVIA VPLM and ENOVIA SmarTeam for collaborative lifecycle management.
Lattice Technology Releases New XVL Studio U3D Option
Lattice Technology, Inc., developers of the ultra-compressed XVL 3D format and industry leading 3D Publishing applications announced the availability of the XVL Studio Option for U3D. The new XVL Studio Option generates a U3D file and is available with the new XVL Studio version 6.1.
Wi-Fi TV Retains Latitude and Consolidated Streaming Inc.
Wi-Fi TV, Inc. announced that it has retained Latitude, a California company headed by Thomas Hagstrom, and Consolidated Streaming Inc., a Florida company headed by Keith Friedman, to implement its new Internet TV initiative.
Product Information Lifecycle Management (PILM) Product Information Lifecycle Management (PILM)
Submitted by Sun Microsystems, a ConnectPress sponsor The automotive industry sets the stage for this white paper from Sun Microsystems addressing the methods and benefits of PILM use.
Theorem Prepares for Busy ‘Show Time’ During the Autumn
World leading CAD/CAM and visualization translation provider, Theorem Solutions is preparing for a busy autumn with a series of major presentations and new CADverter product launches at user, vendor and industry specific shows on both sides of the Atlantic.
CD-adapco Announces STAR-CAD Series V4.10
CD-adapco announced the STAR-CAD Series V4.10, the latest version of the industry leading CAD and PLM -embedded simulation tools that enable engineers and designers to perform industrial strength Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) calculations from within the comfort of their preferred CAD environment.
Q9-091806: Class A Surfaces in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
What are the functions that are used while creating Class A surfaces in CATIA V5?
Q8-091806: Background Bitmaps in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
Is it possible to put background bitmaps in CATIA V5 R16?
Q7-091806: Reducing Disk Space with Standard Libraries(1ans)
I'd like to know if there is a way to create one part with it's dimensions defined by a design table, and insert this part in different products using different dimensions in CATIA V5 R14.
Q6-091806: Saving Text as a .dxf File in CATIA (1 answer)
How can I create text in drafting and save it as .dxf file in CATIA?
Q5-091806: Exploding Model in CATIA V5 R14
How can I automatically explode a 3D model in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-091806: Relief Hole Creation in CATIA V5 R13
Could you please let me know how to create the hole relief with the flange command or is it possible to create a wall on a curved part?
Q3-091806: Customization in CATIA V5 (2 ans)
How is the customization in CATIA V5 done with VB and how can I program it?
Q2-091806: Airfoil in CATIA V5 R14
I have the coordinates of an airfoil in a .dat file. How do I import these cordinates into CATIA (surface workbench) in order to sketch the airfoil 2D profile?
Q1-091806: Parameters in CATIA V5 R15 (2 answers)
How can I create a parameter under a geometrical set in CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-091406: Machining in Inches in CATIA V5 R16
What specific magnitudes need to be changed and the parameter selection for each that supports machining in Inches in CATIA V5 R16?
Q1-091406: Extruding Text in CATIA V5 R15 (2 answers)
How can I extrude text in CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-091306: Restore All Content Function In CATIA V5 R14
I have a question regarding the Restore all content function in V5 R14 on a unix platform.
Q1-091306: CATIA V5 R16 Design & Drafting Standards (2 ans)
We are just beginning a move from SolidWorks to CATIA and will be having some outside vendors do some modeling and drawings for us.
Q4-091206: ENOVIA Integrator
Where can I find an ENOVIA Integrator?
Q3-091206: Changing Metric to Inches in CATIA V5 (5 answers)
How do you change Metric to Inches to put in CATIA V5?
Q2-091206: Background Color Settings in CATIA V4 (2 answers)
How do you set the background color to stay permanent in CATIA V4?
Q1-091206: Section View Call-Outs in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
I have created the section view and now is fully dimensioned. In meanwhile, I don't know when, I have deleted Arrows from call out (in parent view).
QuadriSpace Supports Google SketchUp File for 3D Publishing
QuadriSpace Corporation, a leading provider of 3D Publishing software for manufacturing, architecture and digital content; announced that it’s latest product release supports Google SketchUp SKP files.
Lattice Technology Releases New XVL System Toolkit
Lattice Technology, Inc., announced the immediate availability of the XVL System Toolkit. The software toolkit enables batch processes to be applied to XVL 3D data.
User Groups Introduce Users to New Version of VERICUT
In coordination with the release of VERICUT 6.0, CGTech has hosted 36 VERICUT User’s Exchange (VUE) events worldwide in 2006. Thus far, more than 1,100 people have attended a VUE in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, China, Taiwan, India and soon: Japan.
CPDA Announces Speaker Line-up for PLM Road Map 2006
Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA), a leading provider of critical analyses for PLM decisions, announces details of the speaker line-up for its PLM Road Map 2006TM conference, which will be held on September 27 & 28 at The Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, Michigan.
Dassault Systèmes and IBM Announce Version 5 Release 17
Dassault Systèmes and IBM announced the release of Version 5 Release 17 (V5R17) of their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) portfolio, comprised of CATIA for collaborative product development, ENOVIA VPLM and ENOVIA SmarTeam for collaborative lifecycle management.
MSC.Software Announces SimXpert
MSC.Software, the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions including simulation software and services, announced that the company's revolutionary SimXpert solution is now available to organizations participating in MSC.Software's Empower Program.
You may not know it but they're in everything these days! You may not know it but they're in everything these days!
Submitted By The Aberdeen Group Products containing electronics or software are becoming more commonplace. Find out how the pros in the electro/mechanical design field succeed.
Q6-091106: Opening Multiple Sessions in CATIA V4
Is it possible to open more than one session so that I can work with large assemblies in CATIA V4?
Q5-091106: Fibersim in CATIA
Where can I find the icon for starting fibersim in CATIA?
Q4-091106: Anchoring Methods in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
Can someone shed some light on Anchoring Methods available in Sweep/Explicit in CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-091106: Types of Curves in CATIA (2 answers)
Where I can get detailed information about polynomial, Bezier, B-splines and NURBS?
Q2-091106: Stack, Chain, and Default Mode Constraints (1ans)
How do the stack, chain and default mode constraints work in assembly design?
Q1-091106: Spherical Joints in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I create an animated spherical joint using DMU Kinematics in CATIA V5 R15?
Q7-090706: Default Balloon Diameter in CATIA V5 R14 (2 ans)
How do I change the default balloon diameter in drafting in CATIA V5 R14?
Q6-090706: Crankshaft Analysis in CATBench 2005
I cannot run Crankshaft Analysis in CATBench 2005 (modeling).
Q5-090706: Downward Compatibility Utility in CATIA V5 R15
The downward compatibility utility won't convert our R15 models to R14. It creates a CATPart file of the appropriate name, but it contains only an empty part body.
Q4-090706: Display Navigation in CATIA V5 R16
How do I find and Display Navigation or the Specification Tree in CATIA V5 R16?
Q3-090706: Opening a Part File In CATIA V5 R12 (1 answer)
Can I open model which is saved in CATIA V5 R15 in CATIA V5 R12?
Q2-090706: Coolant Commands in CATIA V5 R16
Can coolant commands be stored in the tools catalog in CATIA V5 R16?
Q1-090706: Quick View and Quick Detail View in CATIA (1 ans)
What is difference between detail view and quick deatil view in drafing workbench in CATIA?
Q4-090606: Converting Solid to Surface (3 ans)
Would it be possible to convert solid model to surface model and vice versa in CATIA V5 R15?
Q5-090606: Internal Gear
Does someone know how to generate step by step an internal gear (a gear rolling in another) in CATIA V5?
Q3-090606: Internal Gear (1 answer)
Does someone know how to generate step by step an internal gear (a gear rolling in another) in CATIA V5?
Q6-090606: Drafting Style
How do I set the drafting style for Eg so that we get filled arrow types as the default?
Q2-090606: Drafting Style (2 answers)
How do I set the drafting style for Eg so that instead of an open type arrow, we need to set filled arrow types as the default?
Q1-090606: CATIA V5 Slowdown
Why does CATIA V5 works slowly when we use files transferred from extension .CDD?
DSM Somos Ensures Availability of Supply for Growing Demand
In response to record demand for Somos stereolithography (SL) materials, DSM Somos has announced that recent investments in production capability in the U.S. and Europe continue to ensure the ready availability of product supply for customers worldwide.
Origami and Engineering Working Together to Save Lives Origami and Engineering Working Together to Save Lives
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Staff Writer Next time an automotive airbag saves a life they can thank in part physicist, engineer and origami artist, Robert J. Lang.
Imaginestics to Shape Manufacturer’s Supply Chain
Imaginestics, a leading global supplier search engine company for the discrete manufacturing industry, announced that it was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase II to further develop the shape search technology to streamline search and retrieval of product information across the manufacturer’s supply chain.
Catalog Data Solutions CAD Customer Exceeds 84,000 Downloads
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, announced that Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) is averaging more than 7,000 CAD downloads per month and has achieved over 84,000 in the last year.
MD Nastran Demonstrates Record 64-bit Speed and Performance
MSC.Software Corp., the global leader of enterprise simulation solutions, announced that MD Nastran, coupled with Intel's next generation dual-core Intel Xeon processor (formerly codenamed "Woodcrest"), has achieved substantial speed and performance gains in standardized benchmark tests versus previous generation Xeon processors.
KOMPAS-3D V8 Plus Light Version, KOMPAS-3D Viewer Now Free
ASCON announces the availability of freeware versions of its basic solution for Mechanical CAD: KOMPAS-3D LT V8 Plus — functionally reduced version of the popular three-dimensional solid modeling system and KOMPAS Viewer — solution for viewing and printing KOMPAS model templates, documents and files.
Geometric Announces Virtual Product Design (VPD) Practice
Geometric Software Solutions, a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) services and technologies, is proud to announce formation of a new group for Virtual Product Design.
Q4-083106: Macro Program for CATIA V5R14 (1 ans)
Where can I download Macros Program for making Rollets in V5? .
Q3-083106: Astroid 6000 device by Spaceball 4000
Is the Astroid 6000 reliable and where can I download software?
Q2-083106: CATIA V4 V. V5
What is the difference between CATIA V4 & V5?
Q1-083106 Kernel in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
What is the Kernel for Catia V5?
Q4-083006: Making Beads Macros in CATIA V5
I wanted to know that how to make Beads Macros in CATIA V5 so that I select a surface on which bead is to be made and the curve and radius and bead is made.
Q3-083006: Adding a Menu to the Menubar in CATIA V5 R15
This is regarding adding a new menubar in the main menu OR so called standard menu(containing File, Insert, Tools) in the CATIA V5.
Q2-083006: Programming in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
How I can write a program VB for creating a surface with a certain shape?
Q1-083006: Drafting 'Force Pick Mode' in CATIA V5 R15 (1ans)
In Drafting I have found a command called FORCE PICK MODE when you right click on the view.What is the purpose of this?
Q3-082906: Advanced Generative Shape Design in CATIA (1ans)
I am trying to find tutorials in Advanced Generative Shape Design, can anyone suggest any?
Q2-082906: Importing Curve Coordinates into CATIA V5 (7 ans)
I'm new To CATIA So I want to know how to import curve coordinates of an airfoil into CATIA V5 R16 with macros?
Q1-082906: Converting a Wireframe Model to a Surface Model
I have wireframe model with variable fillets, and chamfer, how can I convert it into a surface model, and be able to find fillet's radius in CATIA V4 R2.4?
Unanswered Q&A Cries Out for Response Unanswered Q&A Cries Out for Response
By ConnectPress staff Your community's Q&A section unanswered questions are calling for closure. Read the results, join the debate, see if they got it right!
NVIDIA Professional Graphics Boost High-End Visual Computing
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announced an array of NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics are now available in the high-performance 64-bit Sun UltraT 40 workstations.
Sinterstation® Pro SLS® System Delivers Outstanding Accuracy
3D Systems Corporation, a leading provider of rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced that AdvaTech, the rapid manufacturing division of Butler Tool & Design, Goodland, IN, reported major success in meeting the strict tolerance requirements on manufactured sintered parts using 3D Systems’ Sinterstation® Pro SLS® System.
New Océ PRISMA Software Maximizes Functionality
Océ, a global leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, announces new releases of Océ PRISMATM workflow software – Océ TrueProof® 2.10 and Océ PRISMAproductionTM 3.10 – to support expanded Océ Job Appropriate ColorTM solutions.
Productivity+ Demonstrated in Gibbs and Associates Booth
Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM software for programming CNC machine tools, will demonstrate their Productivity+ product at IMTS 2006 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on September 6th – 13th, 2006.
ENOVIA MatrixOne Frees Up 6,000 Design Hours Per Year
Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that ENOVIA MatrixOne has refined its implementation with Agere Systems.
New NVIDIA NVSG Scene Graph Software Drives Next-Generation
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, released the latest version of its NVIDIA Scene Graph Software Development Kit (NVSG SDK), allowing developers to optimize applications and exploit the latest professional graphics processing hardware.
Contex Announces NEW Family of 36
Contex, the leader in wide-format imaging technologies, announced at their Annual Distributors Conference three NEW scanners with up to 36" image scanning capability—the COUGAR G600, CHAMELEON G600 and the HAWK-EYE G36 family of Color Scanners.
Q3-082806: Changing Environment Settings in CATIA (7 ans)
I switched to a P3 environment in CATIA V5 R16 accidently by changing options.
Q2-082806: Drafting Sheets in CATIA V5 R12 (2 answers)
Is there a way to re-order the Drafting Sheets in CATIA V5 R12?
Q1-082806: Engraving in CATIA V5 R16 (3 answers)
How do I run toolpath on text (the text is lines and arcs) in CATIA V5 R16?
Q1-082406: Section View and Section Cut in CATIA V5 (3 ans)
What is the difference between a section view and a section cut in CATIA V5?
Q2-082306: Batch Files/*.Bat Files in CATIA V5 R15 (1 ans)
Can any body tell me how do to create batch files or *.bat files to run CATIA V5 R15 direct in required environments?
Q1-082306: Surfacing in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
Where can I get tutorials and training on surfacing in CATIA V5?
Rapidly Moving Toward the Future Rapidly Moving Toward the Future
John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Everything you need to know to be ready for the rapid prototyping revolution! Latest News! Case Studies! Analyst Interviews! It's All Here!
Q2-082206: Draft Analysis and Curvature Analysis (1 answer)
What is the use of draft and curvature analysis in CATIA V5, and how is it used?
Q1-082206: Linking a Macro to a User Defined Icon (1 answer)
Is there any possibility to link a macro file with my personal Icon in CATIA V5?
New CAD Search Engine Born - 3DCADSearch Beta Launched
CAD Search Engine, 3DCADSearch www.3DCADSearch.com, the Web's first CAD & Graphics targeted Search Engine developed by eDocHelp Publications, announces that it has launched the first beta version of the new site for general public use!
Catalog Data Solutions Technology Applied to Cheesecakes
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, announced successful application of its manufacturing industry catalog and ecommerce technology in a consumer application for Charlies Cheesecake Works.
Fakespace Provides Advanced Collaboration Environment
Fakespace Systems Inc., a world leader in advanced visualization systems development, has delivered a large-scale collaboration environment to the University of Salford (near Manchester, UK).
OPTIS Equips Bombardier Aerospace with its SPEOS CAAV5
OPTIS announced that Bombardier Aerospace chose SPEOS CAAV5 Based software solution to enhance aircraft lighting design processes.
Scott Berkey Joins ABAQUS as VP of Worldwide Operations
Dassault Systèmes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that Scott Berkey has joined ABAQUS as Vice President, Worldwide Operations.
Wohlers' Take on Rapid Manufacturing Wohlers' Take on Rapid Manufacturing
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff. Terry Wohlers takes some time to explain his opinions on rapid manufacturing with ConnectPress.
The Grimm Forecast The Grimm Forecast
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff. Todd Grimm of TA Grimm and Associates gives us the lowdown on the big trends in rapid prototyping.
Embracing Change in a Customer-Driven World Embracing Change in a Customer-Driven World
By Michael P. Richardson and David A. Prawel Lean and mean is today's machine for success. This white paper explores some ways how to achieve just that.
DSM Somos Drives Rapid Prototyping Forward
There is a new effort to connect OEMs with rapid prototyping service bureaus providing desired Somos materials.
Device Manufacturerer Improves Design Cycle with RIM Device Manufacturerer Improves Design Cycle with RIM
Submitted by Protomold “Using RIM’s capabilities we were able to finalize our design in the same amount of time it takes a traditional molder to create the first mold.”
Time Machine: 1966 to 2006 in Six Months Time Machine: 1966 to 2006 in Six Months
Submitted by SolidCAM SolidCAM and R&B turn an outmoded machine shop into a state-of-the-art operation.
Q8-082106: Copying External Surfaces in CATIA V5 R14 (2 ans)
Can anybody tell me how to copy a surface from one part file to another part file like external copy geometry in Pro/E in CATIA V5 R14?

How can I get access to CATIA V5 as an administrator?
Q6-082106: Generating NC Code Output in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
I am having some problems when generateing NC code output.
Q5-082106: Inserting a Background View From Another Drawing
How can I insert a background view from another drawing using macro CATIA V5 R15?
Q4-082106: Breaking a Link Between Two Views (2 answers)
Can I break a link between two views of the same component in drafting and what is the use of link modification (in properties) in drafting in CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-082106: Design Tables in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
Can part design table variants be added in different assemblies?
Q2-082106: Error in Generating Sectional Views (1 answer)
When I generate a sectional view from a main view generated from the Assembly which has approx 15 sub-assemblies, I get a error message as "Relimitation has failed for body 'xxx' of part 'yyy'".
Q1-082106: Hatching Color in Drafting (2 answers)
How do I change the color of the hatching in drafting?
Q3-081706: Auxview2 in CATIA V4 (2 answers)
How do I use Auxview2 to change the viewing plane definition of an existing view in CATIA V4?
Q2-081706: Drafting in CATIA V5 R15 (5 answers)
Is it possible to inherit component color properties into drafting views automatically in CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-081706: Plane Sizes in CATIA V5 (3 answers)
How can you control the size of the planes in CATIA V5?
Q2-081606: How to Make a Square Thread in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
I want to make square thread of 6P. The total length of threading is 78mm.
Q1-081606: Opening Files From (1 answer)
When I updated CATIA V5 R15 and its documentation to CATIA V5 R16 I was no longer able to open CATIA files from within the "Help Documentation" menu.
Q1-081506: Sketch Tracer in CATIA V5 R14
I need to generate a 3D surface design to form a picture but dont know how to create one in Sketch Tracer in CATIA V5 R14. Can someone help me with this?
STAR-Works helps VIASYS Healthcare to Breathe Easier STAR-Works helps VIASYS Healthcare to Breathe Easier
Submitted by CD-adapco Pneumatic Specialist Steve Han is aware of the hard slog in the design of any new product. To aid in this Han’s employers obtained STAR-Works.
NEW Contex G600 42
Contex, the leader in wide-format imaging technologies, announced at their Annual Distributors Conference the largest product launch in the history of Contex with the newest introduction to its comprehensive family of scanners—the G600 42" family of Color and Monochrome Scanners.
New Handheld Z Corp. 3D Scanner
Z Corporation, maker of the world’s fastest and only multicolor 3D printers, unveiled the first handheld, self-positioning 3D scanner on the market that can digitize 3D surfaces in real time.
Catalog Data Solutions Announces 45% Growth
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online product selection tools for industrial suppliers and distributors, announced that its second quarter (Q2) sales in 2006 increased 45% over the second quarter last year.
Lattice Technology Releases New 64-bit XVL Converter Server
Lattice Technology Inc., developers of the ultra-compressed XVL 3D format and 3D Publishing applications, announced a new 64-bit 3D CAD translator, XVL Converter Server x64, which will be released in September 2006.
FreeDesign to Support Google SketchUp Format
FreeDesign, Inc., the creator of breakthrough 3D surfacing technology, announced that it will be demonstrating FreeDimension's support of Google SketchUp file formats as a 3D import at the SIGGRAPH event.
HP, Intel and Microsoft Announce MCAD Webinar
Unleashing Engineering Design—Differentiated value for your MCAD ecosystem.
IBM Acquires Webify
IBM announced it acquired Webify Solutions, an Austin, Texas-based, privately held provider of industry-specific software and services for building service oriented architectures (SOA).
Engineered for Success Engineered for Success
By Vickie Malis Schneider Electric’s North American Operating Division gets the paperwork out of the way to maximize productivity and efficiency.
Q14-081406: Importing From CATIA V4 to CATIA V5
How do I import a CATIA V4 model into CATIA V5?
Q13-081406: Advanced Sufacing in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
Where can I get a tutorial on Advanced Surfacing in CATIA V5 R14 in PDF form?
Q12-081406: Editing Layesr in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
In drafting if I want edit the style of the dimension or text of a layer in CATIA V5 R14, will it applicable for that only?
Q11-081406: Geometrical Ordered Set in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
What is Geometrical Ordered Set used for in CATIA V5 R14?
Q10-081406: Reducing Assembly Size in CATIA V5 R14 (2 ans)
How can we reduce the load of a file in CATIA V5 R14?
Q9-081406: Surf1 and Surf2 in CATIA V4 (1 answer)
What is the difference between Surf1 and Surf2 in CATIA V4?
Q8-081406: CATIA V5 R16 Product Viewer (2 answers)
Which software can be used to view CATIA V5 R16 files on common PC's without any modeling software being loaded? From where it can be downloaded free?
Q7-081406: Wire Diameter in CATIA V4 R24
No matter how small the diameter 0.8mm always routes as 2.0mm, but if the diameter is 2.0mm or above it routes correctly in CATIA V4 R24. Can someone tell me why this is?
Q6-081406: Views in Drafting in CATIA V5 R14
How can I super impose the views in drafting in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-081406: Using Design Table in CATIA V5 R15
How can I use design table without using the formulas option in CATIA V5 R15?
Q4-081406: Arrow Sizes in CATIA V5 R15 (3 answers)
How can we change the sizes of the arrow heads in CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-081406: Layers in CATIA V5
How can you collectively change the dimension of layers in CATIA V5?
Q2-081406: Design Table in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
How can I create a design table in CATIA V5?
Q1-081406: Symbol Insertion in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
How do I insert a symbol into the table cell in CATIA V5 R14?
Q7-080806: Human Male Model in CATIA V5 for Ergo
Anyone have a CATIA or IGES file of a human male for Ergo?
Q6-080806: Drawings in CATIA V5 R11 (2 answers)
When I print my drawings, all the curves appear a lot thicker than the rest of the lines.
Q5-080806: SmarTeam and CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
A couple of years ago I put 2 additional lines in my environment file and I was wondering if I still "need" them cause I know one is a setting option now: SAVE_AS_ONE_PDF=TRUE. The other is (I think) so CATIA won't crash as a result of a SmarTeam error: CATIA_TEAM_PDM_NOCOOTF=1. Do I still need this one?
Q4-080806: Learning CATIA V4 (3 answers)
Is there any center to learn CATIA V4 in India?
Q3-080806: Command Interupt Error in CATIA V5 R10 (1 answer)
I received a command interrupted error when starting CATIA V5 R10. Can someone tell me what may have caused this?
Q2-080806: Installing a License Key on AIX (1 answer)
Can someone tell me the procedure for installing a license key on AIX for CATIA V4.2.4?
Q1-080806: Manuals for CATIA V5 CATSCRIPT
I need some manuals or documentation for CATSCRIPT in CATIA V5 because the Dassault's System website manual is not sufficient.
Got questions about Product Lifecycle Management? Got questions about Product Lifecycle Management?
Reprinted witrh permission from John Stark Associates. Check out the top-ten list of PLM pitfalls and avoid making the same mistakes in your company.
Avail WAFS Helps Engineer an AutoCAD Network Avail WAFS Helps Engineer an AutoCAD Network
Submitted by Availl Multi-office civil engineering firm improves WAN file access performance and sidesteps limitations of WAN optimization.
New Nvidia Gelator 2.1 Beta Software
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, has unveiled a new beta program for the Company's Gelato 2.1 final-frame rendering software.
Announcing the Contex TOUCAN G25 Color Scanner
Contex, the leader in wide-format imaging technologies, announced at its annual Distributors Conference, the newest introduction to its comprehensive family of scanners—the TOUCAN G25 Color Scanner.
Océ Presents Balanced Scorecard Strategies
Océ announced that Michelle Griffin, Vice President, Customer Experience for Océ North America, will be the Conference Chair and featured speaker at the International Quality & Productivity Center’s (IQPC) Contact Center Performance Measurement Summit.
Catalog Data Solutions Adopted by Ohio Nut & Bolt Company
Catalog Data Solutions announced that Ohio Nut & Bolt Company has adopted its CAD model download and ecommerce solutions, and is achieving website traffic increases of 75% and an increase in sales lead generation of 35%.
Smiths Aerospace Chooses Altair HyperWorks Engineering
Altair announced that Smiths Aerospace, UK, a leading transatlantic aerospace systems and equipment company, has selected the Altair HyperWorks CAE technology suite to support the development and structural analysis of their aircraft landing systems and components.
Webcast: First Look at the New Aberdeen Group......
Join Michael Lynch, CEO, Right Hemisphere and Jim Brown, Vice President and Service Director, Aberdeen Group as they present the best in class practices in 3D Publishing of product communications.
DE-STA-CO Partners with PARTsolutions for Digital Catalog
DE-STA-CO, a leader in clamping, gripping, transferring and robotic tooling solutions, recently announced a strategic partnership with PARTsolutions LLC, a leading provider of digital parts management technology and services.
AscendBridge Introduces the First CATIA V5 Curriculum
AscendBridge Solutions Inc. launches a CATIA V5 Training Curriculum for the Mold Tooling Industry. This follows their recent announcement of the Intelligent Template Process Solution for the Mold Tooling Market.
CD-Adapco Launches STAR-Tutor
CD-adapco, the world-leading provider of full-spectrum CFD solutions announces the launch of STAR-Tutor: the CD-adapco on-line tutoring service.
Ford Leads the Way in Automotive
ICEM, the global leader in surface modeling, surface model validation and design visualization software has announced that Ford Motor Company has made a significant purchase of its ICEM Shape Design ("ISD") software as part of its global C3P NG strategy.
Q2-080706: Creating 3D Threads/Taps in CATIA V5 R15 (2 ans)
How can threads be readily modeled on a 3D component in CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-080706: Modules in CATIA V4 and V5 (2 answers)
Can someone give me a brief knowledge of all the modules used in CATIA V4 and V5?
Q2-080606: Data Loss in CATIA
I did an explotion of the assembly but I didn't save. However, now I'm not able to open the file anymore. The error message reads: Invalid data structure
Q1-080606: Nurling in CATIA V5 R12
How can I create nurling on insert surface in CATIA V5 R12?
Q4-080506: VBA in CATIA V5 (1 ans)
How can we the co-ordinates of a point on a part design in workbench into some variables in VBA in CATIA V5?
Q3-080506: Problem Installing CATIA R14/R15 (2 answers)
In the middle of installing an error is occures. It writes a log file for error.
Q2-080506: Control Points in CATIA
Can the base of an India Pepsi Bottle be made in free styling using control points in CATIA?
Q1-080506: Locking/Merging the Family Tree in CATIA (2 ans)
Is there any method to lock or merge the Family Tree in CATIA so that a third person cannot view how the part has been made?
Q4-080306: Hybrid Design in CATIA V5 R12 (1 answer)
What's the difference between a hybrid design and a non hybrid design in CATIA V5 R12?
Q3-080306: Macro Batch-Files in CATIA V5 R12
I have recorded a Macro ,now I want to Run that Macro on several CATParts at a time,How couuld I do this using Batch File?
Q2-080306: Save Management in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
What is the main use of Save Management in CATIA V5?
Q1-080306: Creating a Profile in CATIA
What are the commands used to create the profile or shape of a car body in CATIA?
Q4-080206: Use of JPEG in CATIA V5 R12 (2 answers)
How do I import a JPEG image into CATIA V5 R12, and convert it into 3D?
Q3-080206: Simulation in CATIA V5 R12 (2 answers)
I want to simulate two gears in CATIA V5 R12, but I am unable to use the formula. Can some one tell me why?
Q2-080206: Different Types of Simulation in CATIA
How can you simulate a rack and pinion arrangement if the rack is circular and has teeth on outer periphery using kinematics module in CATIA V5 R10?
Q1-080206: User Defined Patterns in CATIA V5 R15
Is there a way to create the pattern around the profile so that the replicated entities remain normal to the profile curve at each point in CATIA V5 R15?
How to Create a Prism in CATIA V5 How to Create a Prism in CATIA V5
By: Michel Bonnamour Mr. Michel Bonnamour offers another method to create a prism in Catia V5.
Q2-080106: Assembly Workbench in CATIA V5 R14 (4 answers)
In an assembly what is difference between a component and parts in the CATIA V5 R14 assembly workbench?
Q1-080106: Constraints in CATIA (1 answer)
How I can constrain my callout in Detail view, when the part update callout and also update and move that part?
What's New in the World of Digital Parts Catalogs 2006 What's New in the World of Digital Parts Catalogs 2006
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff. Don't get left behind! Check out all latest information on what's happening in the world of Digital Parts Catalogs.
Downloadable CAD Models Spur More Efficient Assembly Design Downloadable CAD Models Spur More Efficient Assembly Design
Gopal Shenoy There was a time when design engineers had to thumb through thick catalogs to select components or OEM subassemblies for use in their assembly designs
MISUMI’s CAD Configurator Reduces Cost and  time for FAS MISUMI’s CAD Configurator Reduces Cost and time for FAS
FARRIS Automated Systems uses Misumi USA to increase efficiency.
Catalog Data Solutions Boosts Online Sales
Catalog Data Solutions announced that J.W. Winco, Inc. has adopted its CAD model download solutions and as a result increased sales lead generation by 15-25%.
Simulating Ergonomic Postures With Consistency Simulating Ergonomic Postures With Consistency
By Jack Thornton of Mindfee Marcomm With simulation processes taking up most of an engineers time AMT has developed ways to simplify and speed up that process.
Automating the Automation Automating the Automation
By Jack Thornton of Mindfee Marcomm An in-depth case study of challenges and solutions in simulation software which results in higher efficiency and better results.
Mastercam Supports Mori Seiki Machines
CNC Software Inc., developer of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, in cooperation with Mori Seiki, is proud to announce a post processor for Mori Seiki’s new line of NT Multi-tasking machines.
FreeDesign Unveils FreeDimension at Siggraph 2006
FreeDesign, Inc., the creator of breakthrough 3D surfacing technology, announced the launch of FreeDimension, a powerful but affordable 3D surface modeling system for design and creative art, at SIGGRAPH 2006.
INCAT to Launch in India
INCAT, the world’s leading independent provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) services to the world’s major automotive, aerospace and durable goods manufacturers, announced it is launching operations in India.
CD-adapco Selects Industry Veteran
CD-adapco is pleased to announce that Mike Harrison has joined the company as Manager, CAD/PLM-embedded Solution Sales.
IDEAL Celebrates Ten Years as Contex Distributor of the Year
IDEAL announced that they had once again been awarded the Contex Distributor of the year award from Contex Scanning Technology.
Q1-073106: Editing Templates in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I edit Templates that are in CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-072806: Putting Text in 3D Models (4 answers)
How can I write or engrave text on a 3D model?
Q2-072806: Drafting Background in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I change the background color in drafting from white to black in CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-072806: Standard Settings in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How do you set the Standard Settings ( Dimension, Arrow Head, ect..) in drafting for CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-072706: Components and Parts in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
In an assembly what is difference between components and parts in CATIA V5?
Q1-072706: Customization in CATIA V5 R10 (1 ans)
What are the programming languages used in the CATIA V5 R10 backend?
Q3-072606: New Component and New Product in CATIA V5 (2 ans)
In the assembly workbench what is the differnce between a new component and a new product in CATIA V5?
Q2-072606: Breakout Views in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
What are Breakout views and how useful are they in CATIA V5?
Q1-072606: Materials About Smart Team
Where can I get the material for the Smart Team?
Q11-072506: Generative Sheet Metal in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
How Can I Create a Variable Radius Break (Bend) over a set distance?
Q10-072506: Key Way Standards in CATIA V5 R15
How can I give key way standards in CATIA V5 R15?
Q9-072506: Wave in an Assembly in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
In an assembly what is "Wave" in CATIA V5?
Q8-072506: Copying and Pasting Text in CATIA V4 (1 ans)
How can I copy text from a text file and paste it in the CATIA V4 comment pages without having to type everything?
Q7-072506: Add and Assembly Boolean in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
What is the difference between Add and the Assembly Boolean option in CATIA V5 R14?
Q6-072506: Integrating Threads in CATIA V5 R16
How do you integrate threads using no standards in CATIA V5 R16 so that it will give a minor diameter?
Q5-072506: Exploded Views in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I create an exploded view of an assembly in drafting?
Q4-072506: Importing Files From CATIA V4 to CATIA V5 (1 ans)
I would like to import some "exp" files generated from CATIA V4 in CATIA V5, but the batch utility does only recognize ".model/.session/.library."
Q3-072506: Hidden Lines in Drafting in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
How can I see the hidden lines in a drawing that appear in the part in CATIA V5 R14?
Q2-072506: Model Weights in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
What is the most accurate way to obtain the weight of a 3D model in CATIA V5?
Q1-072506: Tracing Images in CATIA V5 R12
How can I import a jpeg image and trace it to convert it into 3D in CATIA V5 R12?
Kaji Metal Implements IBM-Dassault PLM Solution
IBM Japan, Ltd. and Dassault Systèmes announced that Kaji Metal Industries has increased productivity and cut labor costs using their PLM solutions.
Power Jacks Launch Online 3D CAD Product Configurator
In a move to supply designers with critical product CAD information Power Jacks have launched a 3D CADalogue with built in product configurator.
Toyota Discovers the Power of CATIA V5 on Windows XP 64-Bit
Microsoft Corp. and Dassault Systèmes announced that Toyota Motor Corp. has adopted CATIA V5, on Microsoft Windows XP Professional 64 Edition.
VPD Conference Looks at Product and Market Direction VPD Conference Looks at Product and Market Direction
By Marilyn Pitts and Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Staff The wave of the future is simulation software, MCS.Software CEO William Weyand told attendees at last week’s 2006 VPD Conference.
MSC.Software and IBM Form Worldwide Strategic Alliance
IBM and MSC Software Corp.,announced a worldwide strategic alliance.
MSC.Software's SimManager Leverages Simulation Information
Optimized by Embedded IBM Technology, Solution Delivers Simulation Management Environment Utilizing DB2 Websphere and Tivoli.
PLM Market to Reach $13.3 Billion by 2010, Report Says
The PLM market was $6.9 billion in 2005 and is forecasted to be over $13.3 billion in 2010, according a new ARC Advisory Group report.
From the Exhibit Hall Floor at the 2006 MSC VPD Conference From the Exhibit Hall Floor at the 2006 MSC VPD Conference
By: Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Staff. Welcome to the Exhibitors Hall of the 2006 MSC.Software Virtual Product Development Conference in Huntington Beach, California.
Q1-072006: The Difference Between Pro/E and CATIA (2answers)
What is the difference between Pro/E and CATIA?
Q6-072006: 3RD Party Tools for IGES Files (4 ans)
Are there any 3rd party tools that can translate IGES files to ENOVIA-DMU v5R16 for less than $4,000?
Q5-072006: Bring a Drawing for AutoCad into CATIA (2 ans)
I am using CATIA V5R 16 and I was wondering, can you take a drawing from AutoCad and bring it into CATIA in the right scale and use it to model?
Q4-072006: Save as New Option (1 answer)
In Tools Standards option to display the Standards Definition dialog box window, how do you activate the save as new option?
Q3-072006: Import Points from Excel (3 ans)
Please, tell me how I can import some points' co-ordinates to draw a spline
Q2-072006: Widescreen Settings (3 answers)
My displayed models appear stretched horizontally on the screen (distorted) because I have a widescreen monitor.
Q1-072006: Macro to Import from Excel
I know there is a macro to import points and curved in to CATIA from Excel.
Q9-071906: CAA With Delmia
Has anyone ever done any CAA with Delmia and are there any examples of code that can be downloaded?
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Q-071906: The Difference Between Powercopy and Document Template Creation
Q7-071906: Object Modeling
What is Object Data Modeling in Catia V5?
Q6-071906: Gear Joint (1 answer)
If anybody tell me about gear joint, and how can I simulate gear. Please provide example.
Q5-071906: Create a Helix with a Variable Pitch at Both Ends
How can I create a helix with variable pitch at both ends?
Q4-071906: CNC Programming (1 answer)
How can I generate CNC programming with the help of CATIA v5r12. Please provide an example.
Q3-071906: Basic Rules for Simulating a Part
I am using CATIA v5r12 would anybody like to tell me about basic rules of formula when I simulate a part.
Q2-071906: Create a Note That Will Change with the Drawing
I would like to be able to create a note that will change on the drawing as I change to different configurations.
Q1-071906: Kinematics Tutorial (2 answers)
Where can I find a tutorial on DMU Kinematics?
The 3D Viewer Wars Ain't Over For These Guys. The 3D Viewer Wars Ain't Over For These Guys.
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff. A PR spokespersons' declaration that Adobe effectively ended the 3D viewers war with its entry into the marketplace has provoked strong response from competitors.
Lattice Technology's XVL Implemented at Liebherr Group
Lattice Technology, developers of the ultra-compressed XVL 3D format and 3D publishing applications, announced the organization-wide adoption of XVL and Lattice software at the Liebherr Group.
National Aerospace Laboratory Purchases VISTAGY’s FiberSIM®
VISTAGY announced that the National Aerospace Laboratory NLR in the Netherlands has selected FiberSIM® software for designing complex composite products and parts.
Now CAD,CAM and CAE Can All WorkTogether! Now CAD,CAM and CAE Can All WorkTogether!
Submitted by VCollab VCollab software delivers high-performance visualization of multidisciplinary product engineering data using a single lightweight viewing technology.
Mechdyne Provides Northrop Grumman with Prototyping System
Mechdyne Corporation announced that its subsidiaries, Fakespace Systems Inc. and VRCO Inc., have delivered a large-scale virtual prototyping system to Northrop Grumman in Bethpage, New York.
Océ Imagistics Introduces a New Series of MFPs
Océ Imagistics Inc. has introduced the Océ Imagistics im5530/im6030 and the im7230/im8530 series of MFPs. With speeds ranging from 55ppm to 85ppm, the four modular designs offer highly developed functionalities each in a single, smart and easy to use system.
IDEAL's 3D CAD Services Complement DESIGNmate 3D Printer
IDEAL.com announced that they have begun offering 3D CAD services. As the US distributor for the Contex DESIGNmate 3D printer, IDEAL has added 3D CAD services as a complement to the DESIGNmate 3D printer for the AEC, GIS and Reprographics markets.
VISTAGY Announces New Airframe Design Environment™
VISTAGY announced the release of the Airframe Design Environment™ (ADE), the latest member of VISTAGY’s family of commercial-off-the-shelf specialized engineering environments powered by EnCapta®.
Q2-071306: Creating a Flat Pattern from a Dome in CATIA V5
What is the best way to create a flat pattern from a dome in CATIA V5 R16?
Q1-071306: CNC Machining in CATIA V5 (3 Answers)
What is CNC Machining in CATIA V5, and how does it work?
Q2-071106: Elements of CATIA
What is meant by Elements of CATIA?
Q1-071106: Mouse Question (1 Answer)
When I work with CATIA the bottom of my mouse doesn’t work.
Publicity and How to Get It. Publicity and How to Get It.
Press releases. They're a big part of our business. Shouldn't the message evolve with the media?
Algor V19.2 Features Enhancements to CFD and MES
ALGOR, Inc., a leading provider of design, analysis and simulation software, announced that its latest finite element analysis (FEA) software release, ALGOR V19.2.
Dassault Announces DELMIA 2006 Worldwide User Conferences
Dassault Systèmes has announced the dates and locations of its 2006 DELMIA digital manufacturing Worldwide User Conferences titled "Collaboration in Action."
MSC.Software Announces MD Nastran Rotor Dynamics Success
MSC.Software has announced that MD Nastran Rotor Dynamics has successfully met its two-year goal to provide an industry standard for rotor dynamics simulation.
Autotool Selects DELMIA V5 Robotics Solution
Dassault Systèmes announced that automation system design specialist Autotool, Inc. (Dublin, Ohio), is using the DELMIA V5 Robotic solution for programming and simulation of its robotic automotive assembly cells and lines.
NVIDIA Offer Customers Enhanced Performance and Features
NVIDIA Corporation announces NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions offering customers next-generation architecture, NVIDIA High-Precision Dynamic Range (HPDR) technology and refined vertex and pixel programmability for advanced graphics.
A New Optimization Toolbox in SPEOS CAA V5
OPTIS, the world leading 3D lighting technology provider announces for 2006 some major new product capabilities.
ANSYS Named Among FORTUNE Small Business
ANSYS, Inc. announced its inclusion in the 2006 FORTUNE Small Business list of the fastest-growing small companies in America.
South African CAD/CAM Demand Goes Up
CDC (CNC Design Consultants) has recently reported a significant increase in the number of CATIA orders from small companies and especially one-man operations.
CIMdata Publishes a New Report
A new report from consulting and research firm CIMdata, Inc., entitled "Overcoming the Challenge of Electro-Mechanical Product Development in Aerospace & Defense," discusses how electro-mechanical product development enables key industry initiatives to transform the defense strategy to fully leverage the information age.
Dassault Systèmes Announces ABAQUS for CATIA V5 Version 2.3
Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announces the availability of Version 2.3 of ABAQUS for CATIA V5.
Océ Announces Results for the Second Quarter
"The favorable development of revenues in the second quarter illustrates the success of our strategy, which is based on expanding our distribution power and introducing innovative printing systems.
Q3-071006: Imposing a Restraint (1 answer)
How can I impose a restraint, (FEA analysis) in an area of a face (not in the whole face) in CATIA V5?
Q2-071006: Simulating Rack and Pinion Arrangements (2 Ans)
How would we simulate a rack and pinion arrangement if the rack is circular and has teeth on outer periphery using kinematics module?
Q1-071006: How to Add Parts Materials (12 Answers)
In the bill of material how can I add material of parts
Q1-070406: Purpose of "Edit Link" (2 Answers)
What is the use of "edit link"?
Q2-070406: Finding Literture on CATscript
Is there anybody who knows how to find some literature about CATScript more than the User Guide?
Q3-070406: Application of the Reflect Line (1 answer)
What is the Application of the Reflect Line?
Q4-070406: Managing Environments (1 answer)
What is a Good Solution for Managing Environments?
Q5-070406: Tutorials for Composites (1 ans)
Where Can You Find Tutorials for Composites?
Q7-070406: Translating a CGR File Into 3dxml and JPG
How Do You Translate a CGR File Into 3dxml and JPG?
Q8-070406: Help Creating Transparent Diagonal Text.
Help Creating Transparent Diagonal Text.
Q9-070406: Several Questions
Is it possible to reorder the "Inputs of components"?
Q6-070406: Help With Cumulated Dimensions (2 Ans)
When I create cumulated dimensions and pick multiple points CATIA creates them as a system. This doesn't allow me to change an individual dimension.
Get the Latest on 3D viewers in Our 2006 Roundup. Get the Latest on 3D viewers in Our 2006 Roundup.
By John Myers There's big things shaking in the 3D viewer market as CAD design goes mainstream.
More PDF Tips for Manufacturers More PDF Tips for Manufacturers
By Lars Olson Creating Interactive 3D PDFs to Communicate Assembly and Disassembly Procedures More Precisely
PDF Tips for Manufacturers PDF Tips for Manufacturers
By Lars Olson Easily Create Interactive 3D PDFs that Include CAD Models and Product Manufacturing Information
CFdesign Academic Instruction Program
Blue Ridge Numerics has announced the immediate availability of a special program designed to provide engineering students and faculty with affordable access to CFdesign for effective, hands-on instruction of fluid flow and heat transfer topics within existing MCAD-centric courses.
Nika Introduces Innovative Licensing Model
NIKA GmbH announced the release of EFD.Flexx. EFD.Flexx offers an innovative licensing model for the NIKA Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) product family.
Mastercam #1 Among CAM Software
The most recent analysis of CAM software seats produced by CIMdata, Inc., shows that CNC Software’s Mastercam is once again the world’s most widely-used CAM software for the 12th straight year.
MSC Announces the Next Enterprise Simulation Platform
MSC.Software Corp. announced the introduction of SimEnterprise, an enterprise simulation development platform that enables computer-aided-engineering (CAE) designers, analysts, managers and the supply chain to interact throughout the design process.
Dassault Systemes Announces ENOVIA 3D Live
Dassault Systemes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced ENOVIA 3D Live beta version, the first 3D Collaborative Intelligence solution, which exploits DS' V5 SOA architecture for online applications.
Heesen Yachts Selects INCAT for PLM Implementation
INCAT announced that it has been selected by Heesen Yachts to implement and deploy CATIA V5 within that organization.
ASCON KOMPAS-3D Compatible with Geometric's eDrawings
ASCON Group is pleased to announce their compatibility with the eDrawings viewing and publishing application from Geometric Software Solutions Limited.
Fakespace Puts the Reality in Virtual Fakespace Puts the Reality in Virtual
By Karl F. Moffatt High-tech visualization systems offer amazing insight and greater understanding for project engineers.
Q9-062706: Point Cloud Data in CATIA (1answer)
I have scanned a surfboard and I would like to translate the point cloud or planner sections so that they are as parallel and perpendicular to the axis planes as possible.
Q8-062706: STL Export Procedure in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
How do you translate a CGR file into an STL using CATIA V5 R16?
Q7-062706: Trim in CATIA V5
In CATIA V5 what is 'Trim'?
Q6-062706: Compressing Data in CATIA V5 R16
What is the recommended method for compressing data in CATIA V5 R16?
Q5-062706: Geometric Set in CATIA V5 R14 (1Answer)
What is "Geometric Set", "Body in Set", and "Ordered Geometric Set" used for in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-062706: Linking Parameters in CATIA V5 R15
How can I link various parameters (example: material parameters) to a drawing for future refernce?
Q3-062706: Reflect Line in CATIA V5 R15
What is the purpose of the Reflect line feature in CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-062706: Coupling Mode with Loft Command in CATIA (1ans)
When do you use Ratio as the Coupling mode with Loft command and what is the concept of this Curvature Abcissa Ratio in CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-062706: MACROS and CATIA V5
What is 'MACROS' in CATIA V5?
Océ Sustainability Report 2005 Published
Océ N.V. published the Sustainability Report 2005 on the corporate website. This version will be replaced by an optimized PDF in approximately two weeks time.
LMS Releases Revision 6 of LMS Virtual.Lab
LMS, the engineering innovation company, announced the release of LMS Virtual.Lab Rev 6. This new release introduces an advanced and unified modeling environment, integrating all the required model creation and simulation tools to perform accurate system-level performance analyses.
Dassault Systèmes Unveils V5 SOA Strategy
Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced its V5 SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) strategy.
Lattice Technology Hosts Fifth XVL Solution World Event
Lattice Technology announced the successful completion of its 2006 XVL Solutions World event, with 650 attendees from across the globe.
NIKA GmbH to be Acquired by Flomerics
NIKA GmbH, the leading provider of general purpose fluid flow and heat transfer simulation software for engineers, announced the proposed acquisition by Flomerics Group plc.
DSM Somos Drives SL Innovation Application Development
During Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing 2006, held May 23-25 in St. Charles, IL. stereolithography resin leader DSM Somos officially introduced its line-up of new materials for 2006.
New NVIDIA Tools Deliver up to 35% Performance Improvement
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announced the NVPerfHUD 4 performance analysis tool.
Océ Business Services Equips Enterprises with Strategies
Océ announced five strategies organizations can adopt to increase the efficiency of complex mail systems.
Q8-062006: Powercopy Problem in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
When instantiating this powercopy within my main file containing the whole design, the power copy retains only the dimensional value but not the connection to the formula.
Q7-062006: Dual Installation in CATIA (4 answers)
Does anybody know if there would be a conflict installing V5 Release 14 and 15 together?
Q6-062006: Tubing Bend in CATIA V5 R14
How can I bend a tube with three different angles in three different planes in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-062006: Catia V4 Solid Generation (1 answer)
When we create a solid in catia v4 it generates a no. for eg *sol12515. Why is this?
Q4-062006: Batch Conversion of CATIA V5 Files to STL Files
How can I do a batch conversion of CATParts to STL format (binary)?
Q3-062006: Text Replicate and Text Template Replacement
What is the use of Text Replicate and Text Template Replacement in the drafting workbech in CATIA V5 R14?
Q2-062006: Wireless Mouse Configurations in CATIA (1 ans)
How do I set up the 3 button mouse for CATIA?
Q1-062006: Disassemble Using VBA Scripts in CATIA R16(2 ans)
How can I disassemble curves using vba script in CATIA R16?
GibbsCAM 2006 Factory Roll-outs Announced
Gibbs and Associates announced a series of factory roll-outs that will be held throughout the North America introducing GibbsCAM 2006.
VISTAGY Expands Executive Management Team
VISTAGY, Inc. announced two executive personnel appointments to help the company capitalize on its record multimillion-dollar revenue growth and global market opportunities.
Granta and ANSYS Materials Data Empowers Product Design
ANSYS, Inc.and Granta Design announced the interoperability of their systems.
Chrysler Group Deploys Right Hemisphere PGM Software
Right Hemisphere announced that the Chrysler Group is using its PGM software to streamline graphics publishing processes for the company's Engineering Graphics Illustration Group (EGIG).
TUKATECH Now Positioned to Support Growth in Sri Lanka
Several Executives from Brandix, Maliban, Hirdaramani Industries, Timex, Growth Lanka-Comfortwear, Fergasam, Readywear, Stafford Industries and Ceylon Knits with their families joined Ram and Iva Sareen on Sunday, May 28th, 2006 for the opening of a new TUKATECH training, support and service center in Colombo.
LMS International and IMAGINE Announce Strategic Partnership
LMS International and IMAGINE, announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement to develop and market integrated solutions for the functional modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems.
Canon Honored With #1 Ranking in Brandweek's Customer Survey
Canon U.S.A., Inc. has been named number one in brand loyalty in Brandweek's 2006 Customer Loyalty Survey in the "Office Copier" industry category for the sixth consecutive year.
Document Process Management Document Process Management
Provided by Océ Business Services Read about some options on how to manage electronic documents, as well as clean up your paper trail with Document Process Management.
Q7-061306: Importing .IGES Files into CATIA V5 R12 (2 ans)
How do you import .IGES files into CATIA V5 R12?
Q6-0601306: Mfg Batch Processing in CATIA V5 R16
Is it possible to run an MFG Batch with several FT05 files at the same time in CATIA V5 R16?
Q5-061306: Analysis Commands in CATIA V5 R14 (3 answers)
What do we use curvature analysis and draft analysis for in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-061306: CLN in CATIA V4 (1 answer)
What is CLN used for in CATIA V4?
Q3-061306: Conversion Types
Is there a free program that I can use to convert Unigraphics NX3 files to CATIA V5 files?
Q2-061306: Extracting Surface UV's in CATIA V5
How can I extract surface UV's or control point coordinates using VBA in CATIA V5?
Q1-061306: Learning CATIA Software (6 answers)
Can anyone suggest a good book for learning how to use CATIA Software?
Cool 3rd Party Tools Roundup Part 4: GibbsCAM Cool 3rd Party Tools Roundup Part 4: GibbsCAM
By John Reagor This Cool 3rd Party Tool may be just what you're looking for if you are having issues with CAM. Don't miss out on this exciting plug-in.
Canon imagePROGRAF W6400 Printers Boost Large Format Service
Canon U.S.A announced that OfficeMax, a leading office product and service provider for businesses and consumers, has agreed to install Canon's large format imagePROGRAF W6400 pigment ink printers in more than 500 OfficeMax locations.
DSM Somos Drives SL Innovation
During Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing 2006 DSM Somos officially introduced its line-up of new materials for 2006.
iKnowledge Solutions Expands India Business Development
iKnowledge Systems, Inc. (IKS, formerly Cadpo) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Sanjay Gera as Manager of Channel Development in India.
Cyon Research Announces COFES 2007
Cyon Research Corporation, a provider of consulting and research to engineering technology markets, announces COFES 2007.
AutoVue 19.1 Paves the Way for Seamless 2D to 3D Migration
Cimmetry Systems Corporation, an Agile Software company, announced the immediate availability of AutoVue version 19.1.
Maintenance Release Delivers Advanced Multiaxis Toolpaths
CNC Software announces the release of Mastercam X Maintenance Release 2 (MR2). This release is available to all Mastercam Maintenance customers.
Océ Presents Service Level Agreement
Océ announced that Michelle Griffin, Vice President, Customer Experience for Océ North America, will be a featured speaker at the 2006 Interlog Customer Service and Support Summit.
Q6-060606: Macro in CATIA V5 R16
Is it possible to run a Macro with an extension (.catvba) in CATIA V5 R16?
Q5-060606: Surface Coordinates using a VBA Script
Is there a way to extract the XYZ coordinates of the surface control points or a specific UV parameter using a VBA script?
Q4-060606: Wrapping Text in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
Are there any provisions for Wrapping Text in CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-060606: CGR Files in CATIA V5 (2 ans)
Where is a CGR file used in CATIA V5? How can you convert a CGR file into a CATIA V5 file?
Q2-060606: STP and STL Files in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
What is the purpose in saving a file as an STP or an STL file in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-060606: XML Files in CATIA (1 answer)
When exporting an XML file how can we obtain the pictures in that file using CATIA?
CATIA Cool Tools Roundup Part 3: Kreon Technologies CATIA Cool Tools Roundup Part 3: Kreon Technologies
By John Reagor As part of our Cool 3rd Party Tools Roundup Series, read about a family of laser scanners that are hand-held, easy to use and available now!
Toolpath Editing Added to FeatureCAM
Toolpath editing, a new function of FeatureCAM Version 2007, will be demonstrated at IMTS in Delcam’s Booth from September 6th to September 13th in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
ANSYS Recognized for Fifth Consecutive Year
ANSYS, Inc. announced it has been named in Business 2.0's Fastest Growing Technology Companies list for the fifth consecutive year.
iKnowledge Solutions Completes Transition From Cadpo
Since becoming a member of Tata Technologies they have consolidated its training services delivery business and expanded strategically to developing software solutions.
Bluebeam Software Launches Bluebeam Conversion Server V2.0
Bluebeam Software, a leader in PDF solutions for CAD users, has announced that it has launched the Bluebeam Conversion Server v 2.0.
Sham Tickoo Writes CATIA V5 R16 for Designers Textbook
CADCIM Technologies, a pioneer in the field of CAD/CAM textbooks, announces CATIA V5R16 for Designers textbook by Professor Sham Tickoo.
New Shape Design Capabilities in Kubotek Keycreator
Kubotek USA, makers of geometry-based design and engineering software, has introduced a new set of shape design tools for its KeyCreator product.
NIKA Releases Generation 7 of EFD Products
NIKA GmbH has released the latest version of its powerful Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) product family.
Q8-060506: Center and Radius in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I find the center and the radius of the imported feature of a cylinderor circular element in CATIA V5 R15?
Q7-060506: Loft Creation in CATIA V5 (3 ans)
How do you create a Loft ( a U bend pipe having three different diameters, each one at the start, mid, and end as a profile) in CATIA V5?
Q6-060506: Publication Tool in CATIA V5 ( 1 answer)
What is the 'Publications Tool' used for in CATIA V5?
Q5-060506: CATIA V4 Cold Start (1 answer)
How can I get CATIA V4 to do a cold start instaed of it opening automatically into the last model I was working on?
Q4-060506: Drafting in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
When dimensioning in the drafting workbench what are the 'Technological Features' used for in CATIA V5 R14?
Q3-060506: Sectioning Plane in CATIA V5 R15
How can I pass the Sectioning Plane in a circular way?
Q2-060506: CatPart and CatShape in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
What is the difference between a 'CatPart' a and 'CatShape' in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-060506: Sheet Metal Design in CATIA V5 R16 (2 answers)
Is there a way to create a 'Blank' of a filleted sheet metal part in CATIA V5 R16?
Get the Latest on 3D viewers in Our 2006 Roundup. Get the Latest on 3D viewers in Our 2006 Roundup.
By John Myers There's big things shaking in the 3D viewer market as CAD design goes mainstream.
CAST to Use Fakespace PowerWall 8MP
Fakespace Systems Inc. announced it has been awarded the contract to install an ultra high-resolution virtual reality wall at the technology incubator hosted by the University of Wales in Bangor.
CAD/CAM 5-Axis Software Upgraded
Vero International Software majored on its latest product introductions at MACH 2006, giving many visitors their first opportunity to see the new and upgraded features to its VISI-Series CAD/CAM software.
Q8-053006: File Location at the End of a Printout (1 answer)
Is it possible to automatically show the file location at the end of a printout in CATIA V5 R14?
Q7-053006: Solid and Surface Modeling in CATIA (2 answers)
Is Solid Modeling or Surface Modeling more compatible with CATIA V4 and why?
Q6-053006: CATIA V5 R15 NC Review (1 answer)
Where is the best place to get a CATIA V5 R15 NC tutorial?
Q5-053006: Importing IGES Files (1 answer)
How do you import IGES part files into CATIA V5 R12?
Q4-053006: Transfering CATIA V5 R15 Files
How do you transfer a CGR File to .catpart only using CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-053006: Manipulating and Constraining Standard Parts
How do you Constrain and Manipulate parts using downloaded standard parts from the web2cad site in CATIA V5 R14?
Q2-053006: Customizing Hidden Lines in CATIA V5
How do you customize the hidden lines in CATIA V5?
Q1-053006: Combine Curve Operation in CATIA (6 answers)
How do you use the 'Combine Curve' operation in CATIA?
Kovovyroba Hoffmann Uses PLM Solutions From IBM and Dassault
IBM and Dassault Systèmes (DS) have announced that Kovovyroba Hoffmann has chosen their PLM solutions to foster innovative collaboration with global automotive OEMs.
Océ Wins 2006 On Demand Best of Show Award
Océ has been recognized at this year’s On Demand Conference & Expo with the Best of Show award in the Printing Equipment category for its groundbreaking Océ VarioPrint 6250 printer.
NVIDIA Gives Away Gelato 2.0 Renderer, Sells Pro Version
NVIDIA Corporation announced it is making the process of high-quality rendering affordable with two new versions of Gelato software.
3Dconnexion Supports Unix/Linux for SpacePilot
3Dconnexion has announced Unix and Linux support for SpacePilot. The new USB driver supports HP-UX 11.0 or higher, IBM AIX 5.2 or higher, Solaris 9/04 or higher.
3D Systems Announces a Molded Polycarbonate -Like Material
3D Systems has announced the immediate availability of Accura 60 Plastic, a new stereo lithography material that simulates the look and feel of molded polycarbonate.
Researchers in Finland Use FEA for 21st-Century Cab Design Researchers in Finland Use FEA for 21st-Century Cab Design
Provided by ALGOR The taxi of the future is on the drawing board, and these researchers are using FEA analysis to maintain an even stress level. Find out more!
 Different CAD Systems Work Together with Proficiency Different CAD Systems Work Together with Proficiency
A ConnectPress interview with Proficiency Inc. Proficiency set out to do what was viewed at the time as impossible: Exchange feature-based designs between disparate CAD systems.
3D Viz for Molecular Model
Fakespace Systems Inc. announced that it provided a PowerWallT to the First Regional Visualization Center in North Wales, United Kingdom.
Q6-052306: Surface Extraction in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
How can I extract a Neutral Surface or a Midsurface of some geometry in CAITIA V5?
Q5-052306: .stp File Formats in CATIA V5 R12 (10 answers)
Is it possible to save a CATIA V5 R12 part in an .stp file format?
Q4-052306: Renaming Multiple Items with Macros in CATIA V5
How can I get a Macros to rename multiple entities using CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-052306: Connecting Excel with CATIA V5 (3 answers)
How can I connect Excel with CATIA V5?
Q2-052306: Lofting and Jigs in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
What would be a good starting point for remanufacturing a vintage 1930's aircraft using CATIA V5 R15?
Q1-052306: Changing Dimensions in CATIA V5 R15 (2 answers)
If I change the original dimensions for drafting, will the part module automatically update using CATIA V5 R15?
Océ Maintains Leadership in Continuous Feed Market Share
Océ announced that it continues as the US market share leader in continuous feed printers, according to recently released InfoTrends data.
Samsung Uses DELMIA Technology for Digital Shipbuilding
Dassault Systèmes announced that the world’s leading shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has built a simulation-based digital shipyard using DELMIA digital manufacturing technology.
Algor V19.1 Supports 64-Bit Hp-Ux for All Analysis Types
ALGOR, Inc. announced that its latest Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software release, ALGOR V19.1, features all-new support for the 64-bit HP-UX® operating system for all analysis types.
Alphacam Highlights Latest Support for One-Hit Machining
Alphacam V6’s latest developments to support one-hit machining will be highlighted by manufacturing software specialist Alphacam at MACH 2006.
Planet Products Improves Design Efficiency by 50%
3Dconnexion, a Logitech company, announced that Planet Products, heralded for innovation in sanitary design for food processing and automation equipment, reported improvement in design creation speed by up to 50 percent.
3D Systems Offers Colors for its InVision LD 3D Printer
3D Systems Corporation announced the immediate availability of VisiJet LD100 materials in two new colors, red and blue, for its InVision LD Desktop 3-D printer.
Cyon Research Expands its US Team With Two New Analysts
Cyon Research Corporation announced the addition of two new senior analysts to its staff; Richard E. Morley and Brian K. Seitz, two experienced engineering professionals.
Software Transfers Data to 3D Printing
DeskArtes has introduced the new 3Data Expert software version 7.1 for 3D printing, rapid prototyping and simulation data transfer and manipulation.
Q8-052206: Default Browser in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
Where is the Default Browser set to access online help documents for CATIA V5?
Q7-052206: GSD Join Option in CATIA V5 R14 (2 answers)
What is 'Federation' used for in the Join Option in CATIA V5 R14?
Q6-052206: Leadtek Quadro FX 1400 with CATIA V5 R12
Does the Leadtek Quadro FX 1400 graphics card work well with CATIA V5 R12 and up?
Q5-052206: Projected Edges in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
How can I avoid getting the Projected Edges of one part in the geometrical set of a new part that I am creating in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-052206: CMM Points in CATIA V5 R14 and R15 (1 answer)
Is there a quick way to drop the CMM points in the drafting package in CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-052206: Saving Macros in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How can I save Macros in CATIA V5 R15 so that I can use the same Macros in a different operation?
Q2-052206: Creating Cones in CATIA V5 R15 (2 answers)
How do you create a cone using Point and Circle in a multisection position in a surface using CATIA V 5 R15?
Q1-052206: EXP Format Files in CATIA V5 R14 (3 answers)
How do you open EXP Format Files in CATIA V5 R14?
Cool Tools Roundup Interview #2: ANSYS Cool Tools Roundup Interview #2: ANSYS
Compiled By John Reagor This is the second interview with a CATIA Third Party Applications provider. See what they have to say about their diverse analysis product line.
Q8-051606: CATIA V4 AEC Model Migration
How can we Migrate AEC CATIA V4 Models to CATIA V5?
Q7-051606: View Frames in CATIA V5 (3 answers)
How do you turn back on View Frames in CATIA V5?
Q6-051606: 'Design in Context' in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
Can someone tell me what 'Design in Context' means in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-051606: Macros in CATIA V16 SP4 (1 answer)
Can someone tell me how to create a Macro to move geometry (product) with respect to the origin?
Q4-051606: Roller Chain Assemblies in CATIA V16
How do you set up a Roller Chain and Sprocket Driven Assembly in CATIA V16?
Q3-051606: 'Open GL' in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
Can someone tell me what 'Open GL' in CATIA V5 is?
Q2-051606: Downward Compatibility Utility in CATIA
How can I get the Downward Compatibility Utility to Convert Product Files?
Q1-051606: Creating Macros in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
How can I create a Macro of our company title in the background of a drawing in CATIA V5?
Océ Innovations at IRgA Help Reprographers Control Print
Océ will be unveiling its newest color and monochrome printing solutions, cut-sheet systems and innovative workflow technology at the IRgA 2006 Annual Convention and Trade Show.
IDEAL/Contex ‘Green’ Scanners Help Protect the Environment
IDEAL.com announces the addition of two new energy efficient scanners, manufactured by Contex, to its product line.
Canon Debuts Its First Wide-Format Scanning Solution
The system includes a Colortrac SmartLF Scanner, a Dell Dimension 5150 HT workstation and a Canon imagePROGRAF W8400D 44-inch wide-format printer.
CD-Adapco Announces the Release of STAR-Design V4.04
STAR-Design’s intuitive user environment makes it the ideal tool for those engineers who are not Computational Fluid Dynamics specialists.
Magna Powertrain Chooses Altair’s Engineering Framework
Altair Engineering, Inc. announced that Magna Powertrain, has selected Altair HyperWorks technology suite to further reduce product development cycle time.
ANSYS Completes Fluent Acquisition
ANSYS, Inc. and Fluent Inc. announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent in a series of mergers.
GibbsCAM featured at Methods Turning Open House
Gibbs and Associates announced that GibbsCAM will be featured at the upcoming Nakamura Tome Turning Open House to be hosted by Methods Machine Tools.
MSC and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Collaborate
MSC Software Corp. and Pacific Northwest are collaborating to develop computational technologies for next-generation energy systems.
Noran Engineering Demonstrates New Software Tools
Noran Engineering, Inc. announced that it will demonstrate new analysis tools for structural, vibration, fatigue and optimization of parts made from composite materials.
DELMIA Becomes a CATIA Community Gold Level Sponsor
DELMIA has chosen to become a Gold Level sponsor of the ConnectPress CATIA Community.
Free Sheet Metal Software Tools from Ty Harness Free Sheet Metal Software Tools from Ty Harness
By Richard Williams Check out this sheet metal worker's free software and other treats at his website.
Q9-051206: Multi-Segmented Surfaces in CATIA V5 (4 answers)
If I have a Multi-Segment Surface joined into a Single Surface, how can I make that surface into a Sinlge Surface without Internal Boundaries in CATIA V5?
Q8-051206: Visual Basics in CATIA V5 (21answer)
Where can I get tutorials about Visual Basics Programming in CATIA V5?
Q7-051206: CATIA vs. SolidWorks (1 answer)
Can someone tell me the Advantages and Disadvantages of CATIA over SolidWorks?
Q6-051206: Core and Cavity Extraction in CATIA V5 R14(1 ans)
What is the procedure for Core and Cavity Extraction for a Plastic Injection Mold in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-051206: Neutral Planes and Parting in CATIA V5 (2 ans)
Can someone please define the difference between Neutral Planes and Parting Planes in CATIA V5?
Q4-051206: Default Dimension Units in CATIA V5 R16 (1 ans)
Where do I set Default Dimension Units in CATIA V5 R16 for a drawing that I created in the Generative Drafting Workbench?
Q3-051206: Isometric Views in Sketcher for CATIA V5R14(1ans)
How do you set Sketcher not to open in an Isometric View using CATIA V5 R14?
Q2-051206: Basic CATIA Tutorials (1 answer)
Where is the best place for me to get basic tutorials for CATIA?
Q1-051206: Multiple Hole Features in CATIA V5 R14(4 answers)
How can I create multiple Hole Features using CATIA V5 R14?
Medical Manufacturer Uses Rapid Injection Molding Medical Manufacturer Uses Rapid Injection Molding
Provided by Protomold Tensys Medical Inc., often relies on prototyping to identify potential improvements in the design of its medical devices. Read on for more!
CATIA Reseller Interview #2: Maverick Systems CATIA Reseller Interview #2: Maverick Systems
Compiled by John Reagor Need new CATIA Seats? Take a fresh new look at last year's CATIA Star Var, as part of out 2006 CATIA Community Reseller Roundup.
Q7-050906: Tangency and Curvature in CATIA V5 R14 (3 ans)
Can someone tell me what Tangency Discontinuity, and Curvature Continuity mean?
Q6-050906: Setting up a Printer in CATIA V4
Can someone tell me how to set up a Printer/Plotter in CATIA V4?
Q5-050906: Importing a Series of Files Into CATIA V4
How can I Import 250 .exp Files into CATIA V4?
Q4-050906: Joggle Creation in CATIA V5 R15 (2 answers)
How do you create a 'Joggle' using CATIA V5 R15?
Q3-050906: CATIA V5 R11 Tutorials (1 answer)
Can someone tell me where I can find Tutorials on designing Moulds, and also Assembly Drawing using CATIA V5 R11?
Q2-050906: Modifying Macro Using CATIA V5 R14
How can I Modify a Macro that was written for the CATIA V5 R14 Service Pack 4 to run on the CATIA V5 R14 Service Pack 3?
Q1-050906: Command Interupt in CATIA V5 R14 (4 answers)
What could cause the 'Command Interupt' not to come up using CATIA V5 R14?
ATI Debuts FireGL Workstation Graphics Accelerators Line
ATI's Avivo technology powers a new family of high performance FireGL products for DCC, CAD and visualization customers.
Mastercam Showcases New Toolpaths and Much More
A preview of the upcoming Maintenance Release will be demonstrated at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL on June 19-23.
Hundreds of Global Customers Choose Sun Microsystems
During its quarterly earnings call Sun Microsystems Inc. profiled some of the hundreds of new and current customers that chose Sun products in its fiscal third quarter.
Algor Showcases V19.1 at Offshore Technology Conference 2006
ALGOR, Inc. announced that it will demonstrate all-new ALGOR V19.1 at the 38th annual Offshore Technology Conference 2006.
LMS Introduces New LMS SCADAS
LMS announced a series of major novelties and extensions to its offering for noise and vibration testing and engineering.
New VX CAD/CAM Network of Ribs Tool
VX Corporation announces the availability of the new network of ribs tool that dramatically speeds up the task of adding stiffener/support ribs to 3D models.
DSM Somos Announces Commercial Availability of 9420 EP-White
DSM Somos is pleased to announce the commercial availability of its newest multi-purpose Stereolithography Resin, Somos 9420 EP-White.
Herbert Olbrich Selects CATIA V5 for Digital Part Design
IBM & Dassault Systèmes announced that Herbert Olbrich has chosen CATIA V5, a Product Lifecycle Management solution, for digital product development.
Q7-050806: CATIA V5 Damper (1 answer)
Does CATIA V5 have a Damper Spring?
Q6-050806:CATIA Tubing Design (1 answer)
Where can I get some tutorials about CATIA Tubing Design and CATIA Tubing Diagrams?
Q5-050806: Saving Files Through Excel Macros
How do you use a Macro through Excel to save a CATIA file as an IGES or STEP file?
Q4-050806: Using Imagine/Shape in CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
How can you import a Sketch or JPEG file into Imagine/Shape using CATIA V5 R14?
Q3-050806: Adding Texture in CATIA V5 R15
How can I add Texture to a Part or Surface in CATIA V5 R15?
Q2-050806: Opening CATIA V5 With Visual Basics (1 answer)
How can I open CATIA V5 R14 using Visual Basics programming?
Q1-050806: CAD Modeling in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
How can I make a CAD model of a Spar Gear using CATIA V5?
Goodrich Wipes Conversion Process Cleanly with Acc-u-Trans Goodrich Wipes Conversion Process Cleanly with Acc-u-Trans
Compliments of TTI Goodrich aircraft devices go around the world, to the moon--even to the outer reaches of the solar system. So how do they move earthly 3D models?
Don't Be Afraid to Convert Don't Be Afraid to Convert
By John Reagor Shawn Metzler of Delphi Technologies tells CATIA Community members his woes and triumphs after converting from CATIA V4 to CATIA V5.
Q6-050206: Fix Points in CATIA V5 R13
How do you search for one Fix Point in the Drafting Workbench in CATIA V5 R13?
Q5-050206: Constraint Creation With CATIA V5 R14(2 answers)
How do you set the Constraint Creation Mode in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-050206: Freestyle Translation Differences
In Freestyle, what is the difference between translations along the Spline Contour?
Q3-050206: Opening CATIA V5 R13 Through Visual Basic( 1ans.)
How do you open CATIA V5 R13 through Visual Basic Programming?
Q2-050206: Tracut in CATIA V5 R14
How do you use Tracut in CATIA V5 R14 manufacturing?
Q1-050206: Sketches in a Part Body in CATIA V5 (2 answers)
How can I select the required Sketch from a group of Sketches in the Part Body using Parameters in CATIA V5?
Elysium Inc. Joins JT Open Program
Elysium Inc. has become a Vendor Member in the JT Open Program, and is announcing support for the 3D JT data format.
Océ Business Services to Showcase at the ALA Conference
Océ announced that certified records managers from Océ Business Services will offer educational sessions during the ALA conference.
Over 260 Attend COFES 2006
Cyon Research Corporation, hosts of the Congress on the Future of Engineering Software, welcomed more than 260 attendees.
Actify Ships SpinFire Pro 8.0 for 3D View, Markup
Actify Inc. has announced that SpinFire Professional 8.0, the most advanced Digital Design Communication Tool.
FISHER/UNITECH to Showcase New Dimension 1200 3D Printers
FISHER/UNITECH announced a series of Open Houses scheduled throughout the month of May that will showcase the new Dimension 1200 3D Printers.
CATIA V5 Intelligent Relational Product Design Templates
AscendBridge Solutions Inc. will introduce their proprietary CATIA V5 Relational Product Design Intelligent Template Solutions for the Mold Tooling Market at the upcoming MoldMaking Expo.
Advanced Machining Strategies Added to FeatureMILL3D
Delcam USA, developer of the suite of CAD/CAM software, announces the upcoming release of new advanced machining strategies to its FeatureMILL3D software.
Royal Canadian Mint Promotes Innovation With PLM Solutions
IBM and Dassault Systèmes have announced that the prestigious Royal Canadian Mint has streamlined the design and production of its high-quality coins and medals.
CIMdata Cites Opportunities and Challenges
CIMdata, Inc., the Product Lifecycle Management market is experiencing continued strong growth as it extends its scope broadly throughout the digital product lifecycle.
Cyco Software Releases Cyco AutoManager Meridian 2006
Cyco Software announced that it has released its new generation of Cyco AutoManager Meridian. This new update of Cyco AutoManager Meridian helps organizations to share their technical information across the enterprise.
6 NVIDIA Quadro FX Graphics Processing Units Released
NVIDIA Corporation continues to improve workstation graphics performance with six new NVIDIA Quadro FX solutions for high-end, mid-range and entry-level professionals.
Sikorsky Aircraft Launches Nationwide Campaign for Engineers
Aircraft has announced a nationwide campaign to recruit more than 300 engineers to meet growing demand for the company's military and civil helicopter product lines.
Q7-050106: Changing Bracket Size in CATIA V5 R13 (1 answer)
How do you change the size of the Brackets when using Duel Dimension in CATIA V5 R13?
Q6-050106: Drawing Sheets in TIFF Format in CATIA V5 R14
How can you save all Drawing Sheets in TIFF format from an active drawing document through Macros in CATIA V5 R14?
Q5-050106: Parasolid Files in CATIA V5 R16 (1 answer)
How do you open a File that has been converted into a Parasolid in CATIA V5 R16?
Q4-050106: Macros and Visual Basic in CATIA V5 R12
How can I write Macros using Visual Basic in CATIA V5 R12?
Q3-050106: Opening a .bin File (1 ans)
How can I open a .bin File in either CATIA V5 or CATIA VPM?
Q2-050106: Leader Size in CATIA V4 (1 answer)
How do you change the Leader Size in CATIA V4?
Q1-050106: Importation of Data Matrix to the Ergonomy Pack
I have been having some trouble using the Ergonomics Analysis in CATIA V5 R14.
PNY Technologies Provides New Scalable GPU
PNY Technologies Inc. announces a new family of ultra high-end graphic boards designed to handle massive datasets and specialized needs for the Visualization & Simulation.
Q5-042506: Raster Plot to Tiff Format in CATIA V5
What Vairable in CATIA V5 can be used in the Plotter Interface to name a Tiff Format output to disk, to the actual drawing which is used to generate the Tiff File?
Q4-042506: Difference Between SolidE and SolidM (3ans.)
What is the difference between SolidE and SolidM in CATIA V4?
Q3-042506: Converting Data in CATIA V4 (2 answers)
How can I convert SolidM data to SolidE data using CATIA V4?
Q2-042506: Sheet Metal in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
What is the difference between Sheet Metal Design, Generative Sheet Metal Design, and Sheet Metal Fabrication modes in CATIA V5 R14?
Q1-042506: Drawing Sheet Format in CATIA V5 R14(5 answers)
How do you create New Format Sheets in CATIA V5 R14?
Readying a v4 Model for v5 Conversion Readying a v4 Model for v5 Conversion
By Shawn Metzer As part of our 2006 Translation/Migration Roundup, Shawn Metzler of Delphi offers these helpful tips for migrating a model from CATIA V4 to CATIA V5.
Still No Magic Bullet Still No Magic Bullet
By John Reagor Our Data Translation Roundup features this State-of-the-Technology Report, among others, plus our Translation Vendor Guide. Get your copy today!
Contex Announces JPEG 2000 Compatibility
Contex Scanning Technology, the global manufacturing leader in wide-format document technologies, announces compatibility with the newest version of the JPEG format, JPEG 2000.
CD-adapco Webinars: Simulating Flow and Thermal Problems
CD-adapco invites you to attend a series of free webinars on CAD-embedded flow and thermal simulation: the STAR-CAD Series.
RAND Offers QuickStart Program for CATIA V5, SMARTEAM
RAND A Technology Corporation operating as RAND Worldwide announces that it has released QuickStart, a program.
CAD Data Translation Tips: 7 Alternatives to using IGES CAD Data Translation Tips: 7 Alternatives to using IGES
By Todd Reade Get 'em while they're hot! Expert Todd Reade offers 7 Tips (and more) for overcoming the challenges of data translation. Practical, Hands-on How-Tos!
AscendBridge to Offer CATIA V5 Relational Product Design
AscendBridge Solutions Inc. will introduce their proprietary CATIA V5 Relational Product Design Intelligent Template Solutions for the Mold Tooling Market at the MoldMaking Expo.
Lattice Technology Honored With Two Awards
Lattice Technology announced the company’s two recent awards from the 18th Annual Resona Foundation Excellence in Technology Awards.
Theorem’s Latest Translators Match CATIA V5 Development
CAD data exchange specialist Theorem Solutions continues to match latest market requirements with the upgrading of its CADverter product suite.
Delphi to Supply Its Common Rail System to JCB
The Multec Medium Duty Common Rail System from Delphi Corp. has been chosen by JCB to equip its 4.4 liter in-house diesel engine designed specifically for off-highway applications.
3D-Tool's New Version V 7.5 is Out Now
Following the success of the greatly enhanced version 7.0, 3D-Tool now announces the release of version 7.5 of its 3D and 2D CAD viewer.
TopSolid'Mold 2006 Present at MoldMaking Expo
TopSolid offers powerful, industry-specific solutions for designing products and producing tools for mold making and cutting tool production.
Right Hemisphere Delivers Deep Server 4.0 Software
With customer acceptance on the rise, Right HemisphereR, the leading provider of Product Graphics Management software, shipped its next-generation release of Deep ServerT.
Sun Sets World Records for MCAE
Sun Microsystems announced that the Sun Fire X2100 servers have set two new world-record benchmarks for real-world Mechanical Computer-Aided Engineering applications.
Q8-042406: Changing Units of Measure in CATIA V5(2 answers)
How can I change the Unit System and keep the same Dimension Value?
Q7-042406: VB Programming
Where can I find information on VB Programming for the web, for Enovia?
Q6-042406: Exporting Information to Excel from CATIA (1 ans)
How can I export the Feature Names in the geometrical set, and the Feature Lengths into Excel?
Q5-042406: Creating a Rational Surface in CATIA V5 R15
How can I create a model in CATIA V5 R15 using the data from a Pro/E modeler, where the CATIA model looks the same as thePro/e model?
Q4-042406: Power Copy Creation in CATIA V5 (1 answer)
How is Power Copy Creation done?
Q3-042406: Re-Linking Customer CATproducts ( 1 answer)
When we receive CATproduct Files from our customers, on CD or by download, we are unable to see or open the CATpart Components.
Q2-042406: Surface Lines Using CATIA
In CATIA, how do I write code behind the User Form to allow users to select Surface Lines?
Q1-042406: Texts in CATIA V5
How can I transport one list of all text into Excel using CATIA V5?
Q11-041806: Rotating a Model in CATIA V5 R15 (1 answer)
How do you continuously rotate a model when using CATIA V5 R15?
Q10-041806: Importing STL Files into CATIA V5 (6 answers)
How do you Import STL Files into CATIA V5?
Q9-041806: Exporting Spline Coordinates in CATIA V5
How can I Export the Coordinates of the Spline I created form CATIA V5 into a text file?
Q8-041806: Importing Files into CATIA V5 R14 (1 answer)
How can I Import .exp Files into CATIA V5 R14?
Q7-041806: Gears and Shafts in CATIA V5 R14(1 answer)
How can I model Gears or Shafts in CATIA V5 R14 using STD.Data, and without sketching any profiles?
Q6-041806: Class A Surfaces in CATIA V5 R14 or R15
Can anyone tell me where I can find a Tutorial and some Examples of how to create 'Class A Surfaces' in CATIA V5 R14 or CATIA V5 R15?
Q5-041806: Visual Basics Code for Measurement
How do I find the center of a hole or cylinder using a Macro in CATIA V5 R15?
Q4-041806: Engraving or Embossing in CATIA V5 R14(2 answers)
How do you do Engraving or Embossing on a part in CATIA V5 R14?
Q3-041806: Compatibility Between CATIA V5 R14 and V5 R16
Is CATIA V5 R14 and the CATIA V5 R16 files intercompatable?
Q2-041806: Converting Non-Parametric Parts in CATIA (2 ans)
How can I convert a Non-Parametric Part into a Parametric Part?
Q1-041806: Hidden Property Specs in CATIA V5 R14
When I am creating a second part, after I saved the first part all the names in the Tree Specs and the Dimension numbers are hidden. How can I avoid this happening?
CATIA Design Competition Winners Announced CATIA Design Competition Winners Announced
Provided by CADWire Australian grammar school team designs a winning "Formula 1" model racer with CATIA V5. See how these youngsters designed their way to victory.
Dimension Unveils Large-Format 3D Printers
The Dimension 3D Printing Group, a business unit of Stratasys, Inc., introduced the Dimension 1200 Series; the industry’s first large-format 3D printers priced under $30,000.
Icona Accepted in Dassault CAA V5 Community Program
Icona Solutions Ltd. announced that they have signed an agreement with Dassault Systèmes, to become a member of Dassault Systèmes’ CAA V5 Adopter software community.
Faster CAM Supports 'One-Hit' Milling/Turning
Alphacam V6's latest developments to support ‘One-Hit’ Machining will be highlighted by manufacturing software specialist Alphacam on Stand 5567 at MACH 2006.
ADVICS Selects SimDesigner in their CATIA V5 CAD Environment
MSC.Software Corp., announced that ADVICS Co. LTD., has purchased MSC SimDesigner Enterprise for deployment in their CATIA V5 CAD environments.
Delcam to Demo PowerMILL 7 at MetalAsia Exhibition
Delcam will demonstrate the latest version of its world-leading PowerMILL CAM system in Asia at the MetalAsia exhibition to be held, from May 3rd-7th.
Luna Rossa Challenge 2007 Sails with Altair HyperWorks
Altair Engineering Inc., announced that the design team of Luna Rossa Challenge 2007 has chosen Altair HyperWorks as one of its preferred technology suites.
Sun Announces Availability of x64 Servers and Workstations
Sun Microsystems, Inc., announced the availability of Sun Fire x64 (x86, 64-bit) servers and Sun Ultra Workstations powered by the newest, highest performing single core AMD Opteron Model 156, 256 and 856 processors.
CAD Society Announces the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award
The CAD Society announced the winner of the 2006 CAD Society Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr.Russell F. Henke was selected for his life-long dedication to the CAD industry.
Oce Debuts TCS500 Color CAD Printer
Oce has unveiled the Oce TCS500 large-format integrated print/copy/scan system for color CAD and GIS users.
NEC Debuts MultiSync 90-Series LCD Monitors
NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced its new series of professional LCD monitors--the NEC MultiSync 90-series.
CIMdata Reports PLM Market Growth Exceeds Forecasts CIMdata Reports PLM Market Growth Exceeds Forecasts
Reprinted with Permission of CIMdata, Inc Heavy investments in software and services better than expected for all sectors during 2005, according to CIMdata, Inc. Overall PLM grew 8.7%. Read more about it!
Q10-041106: Linking Two Mechanisms Together (2 answers)
How can I link two Mechanisms, that come from two Assemblies together, and get them to work simultaneously?
Q9-041106: Service Packs for CATIA V5 R11
Does anyone know if there are Service Packs available for CATIA V5 R11?
Q8-041106: Online Documents Using CATIA V15 (2 answers)
How can I put my online documentation on my server so that my client computers can access it easily using CATIA V15?
Q7-041106: Macros in Visual Basic
Can someone give me an example of a solved problem using Macros in Visual Basic?
Q6-041106: Macro in CATIA V5 R14 (1 ans)
I am trying to find a tutorial on the basics of the Macros Programming, can anyone help me?
Q5-041106: Using the Design Table in CATIA V5 R15
I am having trouble using the Design Table in CATIA V5 R15 can anyone help me?
Q4-041106: CATIA V12 R15 Online Tutorials (1 answer)
Where can I find online tutorials or other related materials for CATIA V12 R15?
Q3-041106: Opening Windows in an Aircraft Fuselage(1 answer)
When using CATIA V5 how can I open the window in an Aircraft Fuselage?
Q2-041106: Use of the Datum Icon in CATIA V5 V15 (2 answers)
When using CATIA V5 V15 what is the funtion of the Create a Datum Icon, and should it be on or off when doing modeling?
Q1-041106: Gear Simulation Using CATIA V5 (1 answer)
Can someone give me a step by step run through of Gear Simualtion using CATIA V5?
Dassault Systemes Brings 3D XML to Toyota Motorsports
Dassault Systemes has announced that Toyota Motorsport GmbH will integrate the advantages of 3D XML into its design process to boost its usage of the CATIA V5 design solution.
Optimizing MCAD with Sun Workstations Optimizing MCAD with Sun Workstations
By Anand Datey As part of the revisited 2005 Hardware Roundup, Sponsor Sun Microsystems introduces the newest additions to their powerful Workstation line-up.
Korea's Daehan Deploys SMARTEAM, CATIA
IBM and Dassault Systèmes, has deployed their Product Lifecycle Management solutions to increase OEM customer responsiveness and to cut costs.
Johnson GATE Chooses CADIQ for Right-First-Time CAD Modeling
CADIQ, ITI TranscenData’s leading CAD model quality checker and comparison tool was chosen by Johnson GATE to assist in the production of accurate and robust CAD models.
FeatureCAM Expands and Reorganizes Their Customer Service
Delcam USA has expanded and reorganized customer service operations for its FeatureCAM line of CAD/CAM software.
New Mastercam X Wire Brings Efficiency and Speed
Dramatically streamlined and featuring powerful new features, Mastercam X Wire has been designed to reduce programmer interaction and increase machining flexibility.
NVIDIA Captures Mobile Workstation Graphics Leadership
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announced a new line of NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions.
nPower Software Announces Power Translators Pro
nPower Software announces Power Translators Pro, the premiere solution for importing large CAD models and assemblies into Autodesk® 3ds max® and Viz.
CD-adapco will Unveil STAR-CCM+V2 at SAE World Congress
CD-adapco, the leading provider of Computational Fluid Dynamics Technology for the automotive industry, will unveil STAR-CCM+V2 at this year's SAE World Congress.
VISTAGY to Partner with the National Science Foundation
VISTAGY, Inc., the developer of engineering software for specialized design functionality, announced an alliance with the National Science Foundation Center for e-Design.
Q5-041006: Kinematics of a Spring in CATIA V5 R14
Is it possible to simulate a Spring Elongation or Compression in a mechanism using Kinematics in CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-041006: Printing With a Folder
Can anyone tell me how to create Printers using the Fold Commands for a Xerox Wide Format Printer?
Q3-041006: CATIA V5 R16 vs. SolidWorks (2 answers)
I am using CATIA V5 R16 and I am tring to decide whether to stay with my current software or to switch over to SolidWorks.
Q2-041006: Converting a Point Cloud (1 answer)
How do you convert a Point Cloud into a single point?
Q1-041006: Conical Projection Using CATIA V5 R14
When using CATIA V5 R14 how do you do a Conical Projection of a Curve Point?
What's Up With Dassault?  Bernard Charlès Tells All What's Up With Dassault? Bernard Charlès Tells All
By Alexandra Pratt Dassault's CEO defended purchase of Matrix One, laid out a vision that includes PLM driving product development, processes, & collaboration globally.
Q8-040406: Dimension Default Setup using CATIA v5 r14
How can I set up a certain set of parameters in drawing and make it as my default setting using CATIA v5 r14?
Q7-040406: Converting a Boolan Parameter Using CATIA v5
How can I convert a Boolan Parameter to an Interger using CATIA v5?
Q6-040406: Assembly Features in CATIA v5 r16
How do I create features in an assembly that do not change the part using CATIA v5 r16?
Q5-040406: Creating a Sectioned or Detailed View
Can you create a Sectioned or Detailed View after creating a Clipped or Broken View using CATIA v5 r14?
Q4-040406: Assembling Two Coinciding Parts
How can I get Part B of my assembly to coincide with part A1 using CATIA v5 r15?
Q3-040406: Creating a Stiffiner using CATIA (2 answers)
How do you create a stiffiner between two Perpendicular Cylinders using CATIA v5r15?
Q2-040406: Converting Paramatric Models
How can I convert a Paramatric Model to a Non Parametric Model using CATIA?
Q1-040406: The Compatibility of a SPACEPILOT and CATIA v5
How can I get my SPACEPILOT to work with CATIA v5 R15 under Window XP?
Océ Imagistics Introduces Five New Océ VarioPrint Products
Océ Imagistics Inc. introduced the Océ VarioPrint® 1055/1065/1075 and the Océ VarioPrint 2062/2075, five versatile multifunction systems for a wide variety of print applications.
Innovate Button at COFES 2006 Draws Record Participation
Cyon Research and the host of COFES announced that its premier event, COFES 2006, has seen unprecedented rates of registration.
Gibbs and Mori Seiki Announce Collaboration Agreement
Gibbs and Associates and Mori Seiki announced that they have entered into an agreement which will result in mutually developed products by Gibbs and by Mori Seiki.
ITI TranscenData Signs Major OEM Deal With MIDAS IT
ITI TranscenData has announced a new OEM agreement with Korea-based MIDAS IT. MIDAS IT has been providing software to the civil and mechanical engineering since 1989.
Product Development 2006 Launches at the NEC
Product Development 2006, the UK's largest design technology and engineering solutions exhibition, will be held at Birmingham's NEC Pavilion.
PLM Market Continues to Grow, Predicts Daratech Summit 2006
Daratech Inc., reports that the company’s recent Summit Conference highlighted the significant opportunities facing the maturing PLM market.
Mastercam Provides a New Multimedia Section on Web
CNC Software has added a new Multimedia section to the Mastercam.com Web site. This page gives customers the opportunity to explore some of the latest features in the Mastercam X family.
TEDCF Releases New Microsoft Excel 2003 Course on CD
TEDCF Publishing announced the availability of Excel Xpress 2003, an interactive course for Microsoft Excel 2003.
PARTsolutions Presents ASME B18
PARTsolutions® LLC, demonstrated the new ASME® B18 Digital Fastener Library at the National Design Engineering Show in Chicago.
PROSTEP AG and Right Hemisphere Bring 3D Solutions to Europe
PROSTEP AG and Right Hemisphere announced that the companies are bringing Product Graphics Management (PGM) technology to Europe.
Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration CAD Edition 4.0 Release
Right Hemisphere® announced the next-generation release of its CAD Edition 4.0 Deep Exploration™ client software.
Q7-032806: Getting True Grid Lines in Broken Views.
How to get true grid lines in broken views using CATIA V5 R1?
Q6-032806: Managing Layers and Filters in CATIA V5
How can you manage layers and filters using CATIA V5?
Q5-032806: Generating a CNC program using CATIA V5 R14
How do I CNC Program for a Fanuc-11Mb control machine using CATIA V5 R14?
Q4-032806: Using the Sketcher Offset command (V5 R15)
How do I get the Offset command in Sketcher to create a Parametric Offset Curve?
Q3-032806: Creating a Bill of Materials ( 1 answer)
How can I create a bill of materials using Pro/E Wildfire?
Q2-032806: Converting CATIA V5 to V4 Migration V5 R15
Is there any way to convert the CATIA V5 CATpart and CATDrawing into a single V4 Migration Model file?
Q1-032806: Accessing Reference Documents in CATIAV4
How do I access reference documents in CATIAV4?
ATI Debuts 1 Gigabyte Workstation Graphics Accelerator
ATI has announced the industry’s first 1 GB workstation graphics accelerator, the FireGL V7350, and also a 512 MB configuration, the FireGL V7300.
BOXX Launches GoBOXX 1400 Mobile Workstation
BOXX Technologies' new version of its mobile high-performance workstation, GoBOXX 1400, is now powered by AMD's Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processors.
Marine Design Departments Upgrade to Kubotek KeyCreator
Kubotek USA announced the company has been notified by the US military that KeyCreator 4.2 software has been approved for purchase.
Dell to Aquire Alienware
Dell announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire PC maker Alienware, known for its case design and high-performance gaming systems.
Processia To Join Dassault Systèmes Consulting & Services
Dassault Systèmes, a world leader in 3D and PLM solutions, Processia Solutions Joins Dassault Systèmes Consulting & Services Program.
Airbus Chooses DELMIA V5 Manufacturing Software
IBM and Dassault Systèmes have announced that Airbus has chosen the DELMIA V5 Robotics digital manufacturing solution.
BarkerBlue Upgrade to Advanced Océ Digital Printing Solution
New Printer and Software Combination Helps Visionary Reprographer Maintain a Competitive Edge.
ANSYS, Inc. Honored by visit from US Treasury Secretary Snow
ANSYS, Inc. a global innovator of simulation software and technologies announced U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow visited its corporate facility.
FeatureCAM Announces Progress in First Year with Delcam
Delcam USA, announces progress in all areas of the business at the completion of its first year as part of the Delcam group of companies.
Actify Announces Digital Design Communication White Paper
Actify Inc., has now released a white paper that focuses on the value and benefits of Actify's Digital Design Communication technology.
Renault F1 Racecar and CAD Engineer at JEC Composites Show
Alan Duerden, CAD support engineer for Renault F1 Team, will speak on developing composite racecar parts using FiberSIM® software.
RECARO Japan Regains Manufacturing Competitiveness RECARO Japan Regains Manufacturing Competitiveness
Provided by DELMIA See what a Japanese automobile interior parts manufacturer did to get a jump on their competition by using DELMIA QUEST. Read all about it!
COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair: Day 3 COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair: Day 3
By John Reagor It's the final day of the COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair. See what's new for next year's event in Las Vegas.
Meet Bob McCandless,  CEO of BrightCom Meet Bob McCandless, CEO of BrightCom
John Reagor As part of our continuing coverage of the COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair, we present you with this interesting profile.
Meet Andrew Pisula, the CATIA Community's 35,000th Member! Meet Andrew Pisula, the CATIA Community's 35,000th Member!
By John Reagor Andrew Pisula of Huntington Beach, CA, just became member number 35,000 of the CATIA Community
Motion Analysis Exhibits at COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference
Motion Analysis Corp. will perform a live, full-scale demonstration of its V5 HUMAN Builder, core API.
UTC Selects Proficiency for Product Data Delivery
Full Design Delivery, not Just Geometry, and IP Protection Capability Key Selection Criteria
Images from COE 2006 Images from COE 2006
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COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair: Day 2 COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair: Day 2
By John Reagor We're coming to you live from Atlanta with Day 2 coverage of the COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair. Check it out!
Q1-032206: How to Move the Position of the Geometry
I wanted to know how to move the position of the geometry to new position relative to global axis system without using the translation command?
OKI Debuts Sub-$1,000 Professional Color Printer
OKI Printing Solutions has introduced the C5800Ldn, a sub-$1,000 professional digital color printer that delivers the fastest speeds in its class.
New from CIMdata: Leveraging Product Development Knowledge
CIMdata, a consulting and research firm, announces the availability of a new White Paper entitled "Leveraging Product Development Knowledge."
Cimatron Announces New Office in Windsor, ON, Canada
Cimatron, provider of integrated CAD/CAM solutions for the tooling industry, announced the opening of a new office in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Alienware Offers AMD Opteron on MJ-12 Workstation
Alienware is now offering the new Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 185 on the MJ-12 7500a desktop workstation.
Sun Microsystems Unites Global Sales And Services
Sun has appointed Executive Vice President Don Grantham to lead combined field organization.
Dassault Adopts 3D XML into Virtools Solutions
Combined solutions give life to 3D experiences for PLM users.
Claas: PLM Solutions from Dassault Systèmes, IBM
Agricultural equipment leader reinforces its commitment to PLM to drive product innovation and support global expansion.
Processia Joins Dassault Consulting, Services Program
Processia Solutions has joined the Dassault Systèmes Consulting & Services Program, extending the reach of PLM solutions in North America and Europe.
Q1-032106: Creating symbols CATIAV4
How do you create a symbol and then use it any where in drawing sheet?
Survey Shows Girls' Negative Impressions of Engineering
According to the SWE survey, 75 percent of girls surveyed do not plan on pursuing a career in science, math or technology.
Eurocom Notebook Features Intel Core Duo, ATI Radeon
Eurocom has launched its first notebook built upon the new Intel Core Duo processor and ATI Mobility Radeon X1800XT VGA with 256 MB of DDR3 VRAM.
New STAR is Born: CD-adapco Announce Release of STAR-CD V4
CD-adapco today announced the release of the latest version of their flagship Computational Fluid Dynamics package, STAR-CD.
Theorem's NewTranslators Match CATIA V5 Development
Theorem provides CADverter not only for the CATIA user, via the CAA development interface, but also as a standalone translator.
Kubotek: Free CPDA White Paper
The white paper examines the problems inherent in working with designs generated from multiple CAD programs.
Latest GibbsCAM Interoperability Demonstrated at NDES
Powerful, yet easy to use, CAM system supports latest releases of mainstream CAD systems.
Geometric Launches GeomCaliper V1.3 for CATIA
Geometric launches GeomCaliper™ version 1.3, making thickness checking of complex models faster and easier.
Sun Microsystem Gold Level Community Sponsor
ConnectPress and Sun Microsystem are proud to announce Sun Microsystem's Gold Level Sponsorship of CATIA, UGS and Pro/E Communities.
INCAT to preview RealizeSM solutions for PLM at COE 2006
Unique deployment approach maximizes return on PLM system investment, emphasizes productivity.
Q1-032006: Changing the default unit to inch
How do I change the default unit to inch for the measurement dimensions in drafting?
COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair: Day 1 COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair: Day 1
By John Reagor This is the first day of continuing live coverage from the COE 2006 Annual PLM Conference & Technifair at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, GA.
Spirit AeroSystems' VP Receives National Honor
Dr. Peter Wu, VP/Chief Scientist at Spirit AeroSystems, was honored last week as a recipient of the 2006 Asian American Engineer of the Year Award.
Océ Helps Marketer Raise $5+ Million for Non-profit Clients
Océ job-appropriate color solution delivers 100 percent consistency at production volumes.
Cimatron Releases New 5-Axis NC Package
CimatronE 5-Axis Production enables complex part manufacturing.
Altair Engineering: CATIA Community Gold-Level Sponsor
Altair Engineering and ConnectPress are proud to announce Altair’s Gold Sponsorship of the CATIA Community.
Carbo Tech Composites Selects VISTAGY’s FiberSIM®
Austrian company will utilize new automated plybook feature to achieve faster and more accurate manufacture of complex composite parts.
Q1-031506: Design Table
Can someone tell me how to avoid that exclamation point?
Q3-031406: Free Tutorial
Where can I get a CATIA V5 free tutorial?(2 answers)
Q1-031406: BOM And Multibody(1answer)
Is there any way to convert such a multibody part to a product assembly and then make the BOM?
Customizing the Bill of Material Customizing the Bill of Material
By Rishi Kumar Patel Rishi Kumar Patel is back with another one of his informative tips. Learn to customize BIM length, width and height.
web2CAD TraceParts GmbH Changes Name
TraceParts GmbH is shorter for even greater efficiency.
California Schools Form 'Spintronics' Research Program
Spintronics relies on the spin of an electron to carry information and holds promise in minimizing consumption for next-generation electronics.
Océ Curriculum Selected For New Vocational School
Océ-sponsored training gives students foundations for digital careers.
Digital Fingerprinting to Catch Cyber Thieves
AC codes protect multimedia content without compromising the quality of the multimedia product or inhibiting legitimate uses.
Robot Teams Face Off at Purdue 'Sporting' Competition
Purdue University announces the FIRST Boilermaker Regional Competition among high school and college students, mentors and their robot inventions.
Roland Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Roland enjoys a commanding lead in sales among manufacturers of wide format inkjet printers in the durable graphics industry.
Ford Motor Company Executive Joins Proficiency Board
Dr. Richard Riff's appointment highlights the importance of Product Data Integration.
Dimension 3D Printing Group Announces Winners
Dimension will unveil winning designs and honor student winners with scholarships at National Design Engineering Show in Chicago.
NVision: 'High Definition' MobileScan HD Sensor
The MobileScan HD sensor has a 2-axis servo controlled swivel head that is integrated with a turntable.
VISTAGY and Renault F1 Team
Engineers purchase FiberSIM® software to explore designs and simulate manufacture of reliable parts for the Renault F1 Team racecar.
Capvidia: FormatWorks 2006 CATIA Enhancements
This product supports bi-directional translation between CATIA® V5 Rev. 16 and SolidWorks.
CD-adapco Joins CPDA’s Design/Simulation Council
Industry consortium of manufacturers, suppliers and technology providers promotes CAE process/workflow focus, interoperability and open standards.
Q1-031306: Macros In Visual Basic (1 answer)
How do I open CATIA by writing macros in visual basic?
Q2-030906: DPE5 (1 answer)
What is DPE5 in DELMIA?
Q1-030906: Service Packs (1 answer)
I am just starting to use CATIA V5r15, and I don't know anything about the service packs.
Q3-030806: Installation Problem
On both installations, I get 'd:/intel/manufacturing may be corrupt'.
Q2-030806: CNC Code (1 answer)
How can I generate CNC code with the help of CATIA?
Q1-030806: Traces
How does one know from Traces if VPM Navigator is running or ENOVIA LCA?
Q3-030706: Flatfiles (1 answer)
I need to know how to open .flatfiles in CATIA v5.
Q2-030706: Solid Modeling
How is a Boolean operation sequenced in solid modeling?
Q1-030607: Replace Arrow Markup
The command, "Replace Profile", does not resume the deleted arrow & text.
STAR-CAT5 V4.02
STAR-CAT5 has been created specifically to enable Design and Project engineers to undertake basic flow simulation.
Reverse Engineering Direct into CAD with CMM & HighRES Reverse Engineering Direct into CAD with CMM & HighRES
By Mark Roberts In line for some new and innovative ideas in Reverse Engineering? Mark Roberts writes this explanation of a functional, yet easy plug-in as part of our Laser Scanning Roundup.
Watching the Detectives Watching the Detectives
By Brett Duesing, Strategic Reach "When accident evidence gets blurry, PhotoModeler finds the clues." Enjoy this fun and informative tidbit, part of our Laser Scanning & Manipulation of Point Cloud Data Roundup.
Chippewa Middle School Wins Future City Contest
Chippewa Middle School was the winner of the Minnesota regional competition held on January 28 in Crystal, Minnesota.
CLX Investment Co: eStrategy Solutions Website
The new website is tailored to serve the growing number of government entities and other professional organizations.
VizUp 2.1.0: Polygon Reduction for 3D CAD Models
The company claims its VizUp product line represents a breakthrough in polygon reduction technologies.
High-Tech Testing of the Space Shuttle’s Foam
Iowa State University researchers study how computer simulation modeling can help engineers with defects in layers of space shuttle foam.
Eight Megapixel Active Stereo Projection System
Fakespace's scaleable BeaconT technology provides detailed visualization environments for Terascale Data and Image Critical Applications.
ANSYS, Inc. Joins European SAFEDOR Project
Software will be used in developing innovations for the global maritime industry.
New Matrox TripleHead2Go External Upgrade
New Matrox TripleHead2Go external upgrade offers support for 3 monitors at a time.
Dassault to Acquire MatrixOne for $408M
The proposed acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of the 2006 second quarter.
Perfactory³ SXGA+ Rapid Manufacturing System
Showcasing at this show will be the Perfactory³ SXGA+ Rapid Manufacturing System.
3D-Tool: New Version 7.5
Following the success of the greatly enhanced version 7.0, 3D-Tool now announces the release of version 7.5 of its 3D and 2D CAD viewer.
Q2-030306: CATIA Reader (1 answer)
Is there a CATIA reader available?
Aerospace In Altair's Innovation Magazine
Articles on Airbus A350, ExoMars program, IBM grid strategies, and Performance Data Management are featured in new issue of C2R.
Q1-030306: Specification Tree, Swept Command (1 answer)
What are processes to display the specification tree, except F3?
Q3-030306: Small Or Medium Companies
I would like to know what little or medium companies are available specializing in CAD.
Q1-030306: Simulate A Spring
What do you use to simulate a spring to take the remaining degrees of freedom out so that it will run?
Grid Computing Innovator to Lead Computation Institute
The Computation Institute addresses challenging computational and communications problems arising from a broad range of intellectual pursuits.
Q4-030206: Automotive Users (2 answers)
Is there any information available on who uses CATIA for the major automotive manufacturers?
Q3-030206: Learn v5 r14 (1 answer)
Now, I'm trying to learn CATIA v5 r14.
Q2-030206: Open Complete Product
Any idea on how to open the complete product in CATIA from VPM?
Q1-030206: Copy VBA Code
I would like to copy a code from VBA in CATIA to VB6 like this: Dim documents1 As Documents: Set documents1 = CATIA.Documents.
Q1-030106: Import Point (1 answer)
Can I import point from an Excel file?
Q4-022806: Titleblock
Can I save/convert a drawing as CATScript, so that I can us it as a titleblock?
Q2-022806: Move A Solid From Axis (1 answer)
How can I move a Solid from Axis to Axis, without using GSD and taking ALL geometry with it
Q1-022806: Earlier Version and Part File (1 answer)
Is it possible to save a part file in an earlier version?
CAD/CAM Expert To Present At COE
Industry expert and author David Prawel will address attendees on how to build a world-class foundation for PLM innovation.
ASEE's 113th Annual Conference
Join the American Society for Engineering Education in Chicago for the 113th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition.
PLMIG: London Workshop for PLM Benefits Model
Each workshop will deliver an outline framework for defining PLM Benefits in real businesses.
think3 And 'Touch and Design'
think3's partnership in Europe's 'Touch and Design' research project builds design tools for the future.
PARTsolutions 7th Digital Parts Management Forum
PARTsolutions draws global companies utilizing enterprise parts management.
ERP Market Growth
It is predicted that the ERP market will grow by approximately 4% through to 2008.
International Plastics Showcase
This event recognizes molders, designers, toolmakers and end-users for design excellence.
Sun Sets Precedent: New Features, Industry Firsts
Sun claims that its workstations blow away the competition with 12 new world-record benchmarks.
CPDA Announces Agenda And Speakers For Workshop
This event offers a program that will explore in-depth the latest thinking on the critical issues facing design and simulation.
DELMIA Sponsors FIRST Robotics High School Team
V5 Robotics software has been made available to all Michigan teams.
Canon Debuts 22 New Products
The NPD Group reports that the Canon brand captured the number one position in total digital camera sales for 2005.
LMS: First To Join DS' SIMULIA
Innovative engineering company embraces program that unites CAA V5 and ABAQUS alliance programs.
2005 Hardware/Graphics Cards Roundup Update: An Overview 2005 Hardware/Graphics Cards Roundup Update: An Overview
By John Reagor The debut of 3 powerful new Workstations prompted this Update to our Annual Hardware/Graphics Roundup. Our new Workstation Vendor Guide is handy, too.
Q1-022706: Thumbnails
How do you change thumbnail pics?
Q1-022406: Thumbnail Pics
How do you change thumbnail pics?
Q4-022306: Installation (2 answers)
I would like to know the basic requirement needed to install CATIA v5.
Q3-022306: Surface Area (2 answers)
Is there a feature in CATIA V4, which will show the surface area for a part or assembly of parts?
Q2-022306: JT File
I have added a JT file (Ideas) in CATProduct, and if I create CATDrawing for that product I am not getting that jt part in drawing.
Q1-022306: Opening Drafting File (1 answer)
After opening a drafting file we found the following errors.
Q2-022206: Trend
What is the trend regarding the CATIA? Is Wildfire competent to it?
Q1-022206: Interview Questions (1 answer)
Can kind people send me questions that I might encounter in interviews, concerning v4 and v5?
Q6-022106: Spec Tree (2 answers)
I've reset tab pages in option to default, but that didn't work either.
Q5-022106: Text On Sketch (4answers)
How do I put text onto a sketch?
Q4-022106: Change Reference System (3 answers)
How can I change the reference system of a part in a reference system of the assembly which contains that!?
Q3-022106: Basic CATIA (2 answers)
Is there any information available that can help me teach myself basic CATIA?
Q2-022106: 3 Button Mouse
How do I set up the 3 button mouse for CaATIA?
Q1-022106: Automotive Surface (2 answers)
What is Automative class "A" Surface?
Congratulations to Members Who Won Our Membership Contest Congratulations to Members Who Won Our Membership Contest
By Alexandra Pratt 81 Members won prizes in our Membership Renewal Contest - everything from electronic 20 Questions to the VSk8 to SolidProfessor Advanced Concepts.
CEO To Address DaraTechSUMMIT
The CEO of Right Hemisphere will address best practice PGM solutions at DaratechSUMMIT2006.
Linux Kids' Desktop Computer Useful for Entire Family Linux Kids' Desktop Computer Useful for Entire Family
Provided By Jonathan Slaff & Associates The Linux Loft Family Box opens the door for kids to discover the joys of open-source software, and provides a powerful computer. Check it out!
Desktop Engineering Launches Manufacturing Conferences
DE's IDEAS will provide three tracks of practical, hands-on knowledge on emerging technologies and strategic initiatives.
GoForce 5500 From NVIDIA
GoForce 5500 delivers high-quality TV, video, audio and 3D gaming to mobile phones.
Agile-Sponsored Report: IP Protection Top Concern
The report provides recommendations to help resolve some of these top concerns for companies pursuing global design strategies.
F1 Books, Informatix Release Mastering Piranesi v4
Mastering Piranesi Version 4 provides clearly detailed and illustrated exercises on all tools and features of Piranesi.
ANSYS Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Fluent
This purchase broadens ANSYS' capabilities as a global innovator of simulation software.
QuadriSpace: 3D To Latest PDF Format
With the latest 3D PDF Module™, Document3D offers the ability to publish to Adobe PDF and maintain the interactive 3D elements.
Enterprise Applications
The average spending on enterprise applications in Eastern Europe as a proportion of total IT Budget is 27%.
Magnet Provides Promise for Electronics Advances
Penny-sized magnetic films are central to a discovery of how to conduct resistance-free electricity in a manner thought impossible.
BAE Unmanned Aerial System And Wolfpack Sensors
WolfPack consists of unattended sensors designed to detect and disrupt enemy radio transmissions while avoiding detection/disruption.
Creativity at Rube Goldberg Machine Contest
The 23rd annual regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest will take place at 10:30 a.m. March 4, and the national competition will be on April 1.
Original FLEXlm® Development Team Returns
The Reprise License Manager™ is keenly focused on increasing simplicity, transparency and value.
Q2-021706: Edges of 3D Model (5 answers)
How can we select the edges of the 3D model as a sketch of the next creating model?
Q1-021706: Icon Move (3 answers)
I'm making the mobile phone. If anyone has read it, please help me understand it.
Q3-021606: DXF File Logo
How do I import DXF files to the Sketcher and extrude?
Q1-021606: Animation, Surfacing and Part Modeling
Can anyone suggest project having animation, surfacing and part modeling?
Q2-021506: Customization (1 answer)
Can anyone guide me on getting info regarding the customization of CATIA?
Q1-021506: Users
Is there any information available to show who is using CATIA?
Q5-021406: Procedures (1 answer)
What are the different procedures involved in creating a solid from a surface
Q4-021406: True Length Dimensions
Is there a way to keep true length dimensions, and keep them associative, after using a broken view?
Q3-021406: Reference Dimension (2 answers)
I'd like to know how to create a reference dimension in CATIA v5.
Q2-021406: Translator Converting
What translator is best for converting a CATIA .dat file to Pro/Engineer file format?
Q1-021406: Walk Through and Fly Through
Can someone explain Walk Through and Fly Through?
Best of the Best: Part II Best of the Best: Part II
By Richard Williams Richard Williams is back with his insightful look into free and "almost free" software and utilities for engineers. Be sure to check this out.
Budget-Friendly LMS Test.Lab Vibration
The new solution supports endurance testing, online damage monitoring and trend analysis.
Axis Prototypes, CP Join For Gold Community Sponsorships
Axis Prototypes is committed to offering solutions that speed product development, cut costs and improve product design.
IBM, Dassault Launch Innovation Initiative
These solutions are designed to integrate product development and delivery for businesses across the entire enterprise.
From 2D Design to the Creation of Surfaces
PYD benefits from the complete integration on offer with the TopSolid range of CAD/CAM solutions.
VISTAGY Hires General Manager of Asia Pacific
Sales of FiberSIM® software to aerospace companies across the Asia Pacific region have increased 318 percent in a single year.
HP Appoints Former Home Depot CIO
Griffin, 52, joins HP after co-founding Griffin, Anderson & Co., an IT consulting firm.
Misys Answers Call for Interoperability
Launching at HIMSS 2006, Misys EMR® 8.0 expands interoperability, access to information and patient communication.
GA Tech Uses IBM Supercomputing Cluster
IBM and Georgia Institute of Technology announced that a supercomputing cluster running Linux will anchor a new Center for Study of Systems Biology.
ThomasNet Named 2006 CODiE Award Finalist
ThomasNet brings together industrial buyers and suppliers on a national, regional, and local level.
FDM Vantage X Rapid Prototyping System
New Stratasys FDM Vantage X rapid prototyping system offers three more material options and higher resolution than the previous base model.
Nominations Sought for 2006 CAD Society Awards
The CAD Society presents awards in three categories.
COE Open Forum
The Forum panel addresses matters submitted in advance of the Annual Conference, on site, and from the floor.
ITEDO Technical Illustration Seminar
The focus of the event will be on presenting the capabilities of IsoDraw 6 CADprocess 5.
Q3-021306: Translator
What translator is best for converting CATIA .dat file to Pro/Engineer file format?
Q2-021306: DMU Kinematic Simulation
I am trying to build a simulation, based on curve point joint, but it is not getting resolved for simulation.
Q1-021306: Write Text (5 ans)
How can write text upon a product using CATIA v5?
CATbench 2005 Winter Update CATbench 2005 Winter Update
By John Reagor See the results of the CATIA Workstation Benchmark and link to the complete report in PDF format. See how your system measures up to these workhorses.
Q4-020906: Opening .DWG File (2 answers)
Installed R14 sp5 on 64 bit operating system and now cannot open .dwg or .dxf files in AutoCAD, which have been created in CATIA?
Q3-020906: Text Query
I want to know how I can get a query of text in Excel.
Q2-020906: Generate A Curve From Point Data (1 answer)
How do we generate a curve from given X Y Z coordinates in v5r14?
Q1-020906: Installation CDs (2 answers)
What is the difference between CATIA v5 r14 and CATIA P3 v5 r14?
Q1-020806: Can't See Assembly Parts (1 answer)
When I acually open the assembly in perspective view, I see nothing.
Q2-020706: Static Analysis (1 answer)
Does someone have a tutorial for it?
Q1-020706: Split and Trim (4 answers)
What is the main difference between split and trim?
CATIA Reseller Roundup: Interview #1 CATIA Reseller Roundup: Interview #1
Compiled by John Reagor This is Interview #1 of the CATIA Reseller Roundup. Mike Madden of INCAT shares some information about what to look for in a Value Added Reseller.
Cyon Research Announces COFES 2006
This premier CAD industry event is to be held at Scottsdale Plaza Resort, April 20 - 23, 2006.
Trox Replaces 2D with CoCreate OneSpace
The new 3D environment fulfilled expectations in the first pilot project.
3D-Tool V 7.5
This is a CAD viewer for analysis, presentation and communication of 3D and 2D CAD data.
The New Océ TDS320 Print, Copy and Scan System
The entry level digital system replaces cumbersome, two-step plot-then-copy process.
Small Companies Adopt Product Management Systems
Even start-up companies that do not have products in the distribution pipeline are turning to PLM systems.
Alibre Design Version 9 Released
Design configurations are now supported in parts, assemblies, drawings and Bills of Materials.
Learn TUKAcad in Hindi
These videos are detailed enough to teach users how to utilize the software for pattern making, grading and marker making.
CADwire.net Accepting Tech Innovator Award Nominations
The winner will be announced at COFES 2006.
CIMdata: "Digital Manufacturing in PLM Environments"
CIMdata consulting and research firm announces the availability of a new White Paper about "Digital Manufacturing in PLM Environments."
Dassault Names Patrick Romich CEO of ENOVIA
Mr. Romich is an accomplished software industry business executive with significant international experience.
Q3-020606: Join Faces (2 answers)
How can I stitch or join faces?
Q2-020606: View Files (3 answers)
I am looking for a software that can view CATIA files, without actually having the CATIA design software.
Q1-020606: Air Conditioning Module (2 answers)
How can I learn about the air conditioning module of CATIA?
2006 Annual COE Conference Preview
COE 2006 Annual Conference & TechniFair takes place March 19-22, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia.
Q3-020206: Dies and Molds (1 answer)
I'd like detailed information about the design of pressure die casting molds and dies.
Q2-020206: Layer, Filter, Difference (1 answer)
What are layer, filter and the difference between them?
Q1-020206: Main Difference (1 answer)
What is the main difference between Surface Modeling and GSD workbench?
Q3-020106: Convert Product To Part (4 answers)
I was told by a customer that there is a command that converts Product to Part, but I do not seem to have this command in my version.
Q2-020106: Aspect Ratio (1 answer)
How do I set the CATIA display to match the aspect ratio of the new wide screen laptops?
Q1-020106: Help (1 answer)
Has anyone got parts or assemblies they could submit to our website, 3d-parts.com?
Moving beyond the Limitations of Spreadsheets Moving beyond the Limitations of Spreadsheets
By Sandy Joung Read how the simultaneous design and documentation of calculations promote engineering excellence with Mathsoft's breakthrough software.
Versatile Weld-On Hinges
Drawings, quotes and 3-D CAD files are all available from the company's website.
Latest Nastran FEA Modeler Extends the User Base
Noran Engineering’s NEiModeler v9.1 appeals to new users and experienced analysts with benefits in model creation.
Free Webinar: STAR-CCM+, Value Of CAE In Education
Involvement in areas of CAE, such as design, structural analysis and fluid dynamics, will prepare students as they enter industry.
A New Way to Help Computers Recognize Patterns
An algorithm that received a score of 0.2 for sorting faces was right 98 percent of the time.
Boy with Rare Disorder Has Robotic Surgery at UIC
UIC surgeons were the first to perform robotic myotomy and to publish its benefits over laparoscopic myotomy for this rare disorder.
PARTsolutions: 1 Million+ Digital Parts/Month
PARTsolutions technology delivered over 11 million supplier components via the Internet in 2005.
Stratasys: Eden350V Increases Prototyping Speed
Stratasys claims that resolution also improves.
Dear COE Voting Members
The COE Board of Directors will have two vacant slots available in 2006.
Design Process in Practise
Richard Haslauer is working as a specialist in the Center of Competence "Body design exterior" at BMW Group.
Dassault Introduces Business Process Content
DS develops BPCs by identifying customers’ specific needs and the associated industrial processes.
Dassault 3D XML to Integrate with IBM Workplace
Workers can now share product information on all office desktops through their familiar Lotus Notes and IBM Workplace messaging e-mail interfaces.
Q7-013006: Re-associate (1 answer)
How can I re-associate a drawing and views to a new part (CATIA v5), without recreating all views and loosing all dimensions?
Q6-013006: Help File (1 answer)
Can I get the CATIA help file?
Q5-013006: General Doubt Regarding Assembly (1 answer)
Do we have to give further constraints at assembly level?
Q4-013006: Open DXF File (2 answers)
Can anyone tell me how to open a .dxf file in CATIA v5 R14?
Q3-013006: Import Images (3 answers)
How can I import images and place them in the background screen, in order to use them as the base of my geometry?
Q2-013006: Dates
How can I create a link with the date of my computer and one text of CATIA V5 for updating the date in the drawing?
Q1-013006: Solid Part & Static Analysis
Can anybody tell me how to make a solid part in the COMPOSITES DESIGN?
Q2-012706: Turning Ball (2 answers)
In DMU Kinematics, how do I make (simulate with comand) a ball turn in its housing?
Q1-012706: CATProducts in SMARTEAM (1 answer)
How can I maintain the CATProducts in SMARTEAM?
Q2-012606: Several Questions (2 answers)
How can I open "autosave" file?
Q1-012606: Power Fit
Could someone tell me how CATIA calculates generation of surface using 'Power Fit' under Quick Surface Reconstruction?
Q5-012506: Help File Error
We are running CATIA v5r13 on WinXP.
Q4-012506: Animation (1 answer)
How do I animate this mechanism in CATIA v5 R11: Slider Crank Mechanism?
Q3-012506: Where To Buy A Book
I am looking for a CATIA Book, related to free style future.
Q2-012506: Metric to Imperial (2 answers)
How can I change "mm" to "inch"?
Q1-012506: Practice Websites
Is there a website that has projects that we can practice in V5?
CD-adapco: STAR-CAD Gateways V4.02
The STAR-CAD Gateways have been specifically created to enable engineers and analysts to undertake calculations directly within their CAD environment.
Moldflow Plastics Insight 6.0
Plastics simulation software adds speed, accuracy and capacity breakthroughs.
3DLabs Wildcat Realizm 800 & 500 Selected For HP
PCI Express-based Wildcat Realizm family offers price range and performance.
New Program Review Report from CIMdata
"They have evolved to provide a more robust environment and are expanding their ability to manage more comprehensive business processes."
3D and Soft Body Forms
TUKATECH, India held two informational seminars on Fit and the importance of CAD systems.
Magnetic Vortices Discovery May Lead to New Devices
Unual pool of scientific talent, using new nanofabrication instruments, is helping to open a new frontier of very small and very fast devices.
SRAC Redesigns COSMOSDesignSTAR for 2006
Design analysis software for virtually all CAD programs adds drop tests, fatigue, and knowledge-based analyses, greater ease-of-use.
F1 in Schools Champion Crowned
The Stingers’ victory showed the heights to which a team of 13- and 14-year-olds can climb in pursuit of technological excellence.
Tacton: Sales Configurator Integration with SMARTEAM
Standard integration product helps manufacturers improve configured product responsiveness and optimize management of product diversity.
DELMIA: Control Engineering Editors' Choice Award
Control Engineering selects its 45 Editors' Choice winners from among all of the products it reviews in a year.
Capvidia: InterOp Translates to Success
InterOp translators provide Capvidia with native CATIA libraries.
Alcatel Alenia Space Italia and LMS Test.Lab
Alcatel Alenia Space Italia selected LMS Test.Lab Environmental for superior ease of use, improved efficiency and minimized risk to hardware.
CATIA V5 Helps Bicycle Maker Accelerate Innovation CATIA V5 Helps Bicycle Maker Accelerate Innovation
Provided By IBM Product Lifecycle Management See how CATIA V5 helped a popular bicycle manufacturer free up time for developers and manufacturers with a little help from IBM PLM.
Q6-012006: Dimensioning, PDM, Commands
What is the correct way of dimensioning?
Q5-012006: Filter By Using Font
Is it possible to filter by using Font, like ROM2?
Q4-012006: Free Model Viewer (2 answers)
I am looking for a FREE CATIA V5 model viewer.
Q3-012006: Double Curvature
Can CATIA v5 P3 develop a double curvature aerospace sheet metal part?
Q2-012006: Hidden Lines of a Part (4 answers)
How can I show hidden lines of a part in drafting?
Q1-012006: New Project
I know 3d & Surface Modeling, Wire Frame & Surface Designing, Assembly Design & Drafting workbenches.
Q1-011906: Function Menu (1 answer)
Without having a development licence, can I add a function menu of CATIA V5 in CATIA tool?
Q5-011806: Thumbnail Previews Disappeared
A co-worker of mine is using v5 R14, and his thumbnail previews in CATIA and Windows explorer disappeared.
Q4-011806: Rendering Real Time
Does anyone have any documentation, concerning Real Time rendering in CATIA v5 r14, or know of any books?
Q3-011806: Exporting to .stl (4 answers)
The parts that my customer sends in are an extremely low resolution, and we were trying to find what kind of settings he should use.
Q2-011806: Good Project (2 answers)
I want to do a project in CATIA v5 to get experience and to utilise my skills.
Q1-011806: Geneva Mechanism
I need to know if the Geneva Mechanism is able to run or create in DMU kinematics.
Q2-011706: Circular Spring (3 answers)
How do I model a circular spring?
Q1-011706: Spacing Details
I need to know how I can concaten lines, or how I can space details in many lines.
Engineers Design Liquids Berth at Australian Port Engineers Design Liquids Berth at Australian Port
Contributed By ALGOR, INC. Engineers Use ALGOR to Design and Troubleshoot a Liquids Berth at one of the largest ports in Australia.
BAE Provides Digital Autopilot Systems
BAE Systems to supply upgraded digital autopilot systems for Brazilian air force P-3 Orion fleet.
PartMaker v7.8 to be Unveiled at WESTEC 2006
In booth #D-3282, WESTEC 2006 in Los Angeles CA, PartMaker Software/IMCS Inc. will unveil its latest.
SOUTH-TEC/MFP
The blended event combines the best the Southeast region has to offer.
Purdue Center Speeds Research in Nanoelectronics
The research will tackle a critical question related to the inevitable demise of Moore's Law.
Engineers: Math Method For Better Robots, Structures
"These new theorems represent a common language and provide an understanding of what we call the duality between kinematics and statics."
Dimension SST 3D Printer
Dimension SST 3D printer receives the highest marks in head-to-head benchmark analysis.
SketchUp® Goes to Hollywood
The 3D Modeling tool was used in ‘Good Night & Good Luck' design.
3D Systems Claims InVision LD 3-D Printer 30% Faster
It is ideal for engineering and industrial design departments within educational institutions.
DotSoft Introduces Office2DWG 1.0
It constantly scans designated folders.
AFR for Complex Holes Added to FeatureCAM
Demos will be available in Booth 3368 at WESTEC 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA, from March 28 to March 30.
Program Review Report from CIMdata
Dassault Systèmes has also recognized the growing impact of E&E (Electrical and Electronics) in PLM.
Q3-011606: Export From v5 (5 answers)
How can I export a JPEG or TIFF file from CATIA v5?
Q2-011606: Job!? (1 answer)
Where can I fresher in CATIA v5 to hunt a job; and where can I get it as soon as possible?
Q1-011606: Assembly (5 answers)
What is the correct procedure to avoid this?
Q3-011306: Higher to Lower Versions (2 answers)
How do I acomplish a file transfer from a CATIA higher version to lower version without affecting CAD data?
Q4-011306: Solid Sphere (2 answers)
Can anyone tell me how to create a solid sphere in CATIA v5 R14?
Q2-011306: Rotate Entire Assembly (1 answer)
How can I rotate an entire assembly for easy drafting?
Q1-011306: Model A Spring (2 answers)
How do I model a spring with a circular profile?
Q3-011206: Macro for Grid Lines (1 answer)
Does anyone have a macro for creating grid lines in drafting?
Q1-011206: Model Screw Propeller
How do I model a screw propeller in Catia v5 r14?
Q2-011206: Surface Offset (1 answer)
Is it possible to create this kind of offset for complicated surface in Pro/E?
Q4-011106: Simulation
Please tell me about simulation in Pro/E and CATIA v5?
Q3-011106: License Release
Now, the only person who can get in is me, because it will not release the license!
Q2-011106: Table CSV (2 answers)
In CATIA v5 R13 workbench drafting 2D, what is the table from CSV?
Q1-011106: Links (1 answer)
How can I create a link with an Excel table and one drawing of CATIA V5 R13 workbench drafting mode 2D?
Q5-011006: Abort Macro/CATScript
Is is possible to abort the running of a Macro/CATScript in CATIA v5 session?
Q4-011006: 2 Modules (1 answer)
Why has CATIA v5 provided 2 different modules, ie. GSD and wireframe and surfacing?
Q3-011006: Adaptive Sweep (1 answer)
How do I apply adaptive sweep?
Q2-011006: Default Drafting Units (3 ans)
How can I change the default drafting units from metric to imperial, without doing it individually every time I do a new drawing?
Q1-011006: Flatfile Extension (2 answers)
How can I import CATIA V4 files, with a flatfile extension, into CATIA V5?
Ray Everham Keynotes COE 2006
This year's keynote will be Ray Everham, president and CEO of Evernham Motorsports and Dodge NASCAR lead designer.
EqualLogic: Technology of the Year Honor
The award recognizes EqualLogic's iSCSI SAN solution for product excellence in storage.
Algor Releases FEMPRO for FEA Users
Now, ALGOR is making FEMPRO widely available for users of other finite element systems.
Eos Systems Selects European Reseller
PhotoModeler has been adopted across a wide variety of diverse industries and applications.
Contex-New Family of 3D Printers, Flatbed Scanner
Applications include concept models, presentation models, functional testing and Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
UIC To Study Women Engineers' Networking
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to public administration scholars at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Gold 'Glitters' Differently at the Nanoscale
These insights may lead to new optical chips for computers or for switches and routers in fiber networks.
Moldflow Announces Plastics Insight 6.0
The new coupled 3D Flow solver is up to eight times faster.
LEGO Unveils MINDSTORMS NXT Robotics Toolset
The consumer robotics pioneer has introduced the next generation of its Robotics Toolset resigned to excite all enthusiasts.
CIMdata: 2006 PLM Vendor Forum Program
CIMdata’s 2006 PLM Vendor Forum will provide a solid background for suppliers.
Breaking Down Walls With a New Type of Communication Breaking Down Walls With a New Type of Communication
Provided By Lattice3D See how utilizing new technology in the engineering department of L-3 Communications helped overcome typical problems in communication.
INCAT Acquires CEDIS Mechanical Engineering GmbH
This acquisition strengthens INCAT engineering and design operations, expanding its client base in Europe.
Q7-010906: Composite Design (1 answer)
Is there anyone who has any experiences using Composite Design in CATIA v5 R14?
Q6:010906: Tutorials (1 answer)
Can you please help with tutorial information on the use of CATIA v5?
Q5-010906: Spring Length & Flexible Assembly (1 answer)
Can we get a spring to change its length while using it in DMU kinematics in CATIA V5R13?
Q4-010906: Compare Models (1 answer)
Is there any option in CATIA V5, to compare between two models or two drawings?
Q3-010906: Reordering Sheets
Is there any method of reordering sheets in CATIA V5 drafting?
Q2-010906: "Representations" (1 answer)
What is the use of "representations" in "assembly design"?
Q1-010906: GUI (1 answer)
How do I save the current window configuration of the CATIA GUI for future use?
Q2-010606: Questions Encountered in Interviews (2 answers)
Can someone answer these questions?
Q1-010606: Customized Symbols (1 answer)
I want to know how to create special or customized symbols in CATIA v5 Drafting Workbench.
Q4-010506: Inserting From Catalogs
Now I've got a problem in inserting sections from catalogs other than catalog.
Q3-010506: Concaten (1 answer)
How can I concaten lines in CATIA v5 R13?
Q2-010506: How Does CATIA Compare? (2 answers)
I'd like some informed opinions on how CATIA compares to software such as Inventor, SolidWorks, and Pro/E.
Q1-010506: Class A Surface (1 answer)
What is the meaning of class A surface?
Q1-010406: Dimension Basic to GTOL (1 answer)
I cannot see how to create a boxed basic dimension to a GTOL, such as a true position callout.
2005 CATIA Salary Survey 2005 CATIA Salary Survey
Compiled by ConnectPress Editorial Staff Did you participate in our 2005 Salary Survey? Perhaps you fit the profile of our Prototypical Community Member. Read on to find out!
Q2-010306: Typical Setting (1 answer)
Before starting Part Design, Surfacing, Drafting, which type of setting is most often used?
Q1-010306: Gears (1 answer)
Can anybody tell me, or does anybody know of a good source where I can learn how to draw and assemble simple gears in CATIA?
CADopia and CADDetails.com
CADopia users can access CADDetails.com symbols and drawings.
Tokyo's HZS Offers IronCAD V8 Japanese
Included with version 8.0 is a second bonus CD.
Avatech Releases Importer for 3D DWG
The utility, ExtractKML, requires the user to simplify the model down to 3D faces.
NewTek Releases Free Update to VT[4]™
Version 4.6 ups the ante for motion graphics and animation capabilities.
Korean MOCIE Awards INUS for rapidformXO Verifier
XOV is the first software to offer systematic inspection processing using 3D scan data.
Arrow Electronics Acquires DNSint.com AG
Enterprise computing solutions business expands into Europe.
Timed 5-Minute Test for Engineers, Architects, and Designers Timed 5-Minute Test for Engineers, Architects, and Designers
By Richard Williams Sharpen your pencil and set your time-piece! This timed test challenges your knowledge and mastery of detail. Test yourself, then your coworkers.
Q2-123005: Executable Release (1 answer)
While using CATIA v5 CAA, I have the following problem.
Q1-123005: Lofting (1 answer)
What is lofting in CATIA v5?
Q1-122905: Expose Symbols
Does anyone know how to find out, in scripting, if symbols are already exposed?
Q1-122705: Join and Healing (4 answers)
What is the difference between Join and Healing in GSD?
Delcam To Show Simpleware
STL files generated from Simpleware’s ScanIP software can be read into Delcam’s CopyCAD reverse engineering program.
Kingdom of Bahrain Adopts Geospatial Technology
This is the latest example of the move toward MWH Soft's advanced geospatial infrastructure modeling and management solutions.
Objet Announces Eden350V™ and Eden350™
Like the Eden500V, the Eden350V and Eden350 are based on Objet’s PolyJet™ photopolymer jetting technology.
DRS Electronic Facility Achieves CMMI Level 3
The CMMI rating is being used as a prerequisite and critical evaluation factor for the acquisition of military programs.
Workstream Unveils WebHire Trade-in Program
Workstream exchange program offers displaced WebHire customers free migration and integration to Workstream recruitment and TalentCenter Suite.
IIIT-Hyderabad To Focus On Research
The International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad, proposes to produce about 100 PhDs by 2012.
New success for Esprit CAM
E Technology delivered 35 new licenses of ESPRIT to the Academy of Dijon, one of 29 educational regions of France.
DELMIA Process Engineer Rapid
Engineer Rapid is a ‘ready-to-go’ solution for manufacturing process planning and resources.
Progress on CAD/PDM Product
Geometric has signed agreements with Dassault and UGS.
The Renter in the Cubicle: The Renter in the Cubicle:
By Joanne G. Sujansky, Ph.D., CSP If your employees are just going through the motions, your company will never live up to its potential. Here's some help.
Q2-122605: Versions Of CATIA (2 answers)
What are the names of earlier versions of CATIA?
Q1-122605: Consistent Setting (3 answers)
Is there any option, such that the drawing will open with the same setting with which it is saved?
Q1-122305: CAA Programming in India
I would like to know the names of companies in India who specialise in CATIA V5 CAA programming.
Q1-122205: Integrated ENOVIA
Is ENOVIA integrated with the MS Project?
Q1-122105: Publish Axis (1 answer)
Can someone help me understand how to publish an axis for a cylindrical part?
Q2-122005: Selection Sets In Drafting (1 answer)
Cannot we use generated 2D entities for "selection sets"?
Q1-122005: Learning (2 answers)
I want to know more about CATIA v5.
CAD Certification for Automotive Industry CAD Certification for Automotive Industry
By David Fedler Are you a degreed design engineer who solves real-world automotive design problems using technology? This global program can certify your CAD skills.
Wolfram Launches Technology Guide for Mathematica
The Technology Guide is aimed at R&D managers and directors as well as current and potential Mathematica users.
Women in Science, Engineering
The University op Michigan has made ADVANCE permanent.
Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin to Address Georgia Tech
In 2004, she persuaded Georgia Tech President Wayne Clough to chair a panel to design a program that became Clean Water Atlanta.
Agile CFO To Participate At Software Conference
The conference will take place at Credit Suisse First Boston's offices at 100 Federal Street on Thursday, December 15, 2005.
Sandia Lab Awards Fakespace Contract
Fakespace will custom design, build and integrate visualization systems for Sandia's MESA MicroLab facility.
d2m3 to Support GCS Conisio PLM in US, Canada, Mexico
The software is tightly integrated with the most popular design packages.
Evan Yares Launches Blogs
Evan is also highly observant on aspects of the industry that may be going down the wrong track.
FARO TrackArm Unites Laser Tracker, Platinum FaroArm
Both systems share the same CAM2 Measure X software (on the same PC or separately), so all of the data is easily accessible.
Transmagic Ships New CAD File Repair Technology
Support added for CATIA V5 R15, UGS NX3 and Parasolid V17.
Q5-121905: File Version (1 answer)
How can one know the CATIA version of a file, without opening CATIA windows?
Q4-121905: Manufacturing Curve, Assembly Cut (1 answer)
Is it possible to do an assembly cut or project a curve in an assembly and offset from it?
Q3-121905: Interview Questions (1 answer)
I want interview questions on CATIA v5 and Unigraphics.
Q2-121905: Refresh Models (1 answer)
How do I "refresh" models in CATIA?
Q1-121905: Grid Lines in Section Views
When I do plots, I have to put body lines on all the views and sections.
Q2-121605: Pick and Place
Has anyone already addressed the same problem?
Q1-121605: Curve & Surface Geometry (1 ans)
Is there a way to get the mathematical equation of the curve and surface geometry created in CATIA v4 or v5?
Q1-121505: CATIA Training
For an internship of next summer, I want to know the operations and characteristics of CATIA.
Q1-121405: Automate Design Intent
How do we automate design intent for CATIA models by inputing the values externally?
Weigh Your Options When Considering Training Weigh Your Options When Considering Training
By Dave Ptak Managers are faced with difficult decisions when facing training options. Hear some suggestions on how to cope with this growing issue from Dave Ptak.
Q1-121305: Changes in Part and Assembly ( 1answer)
Is the process possible in reverse?
Controlling the Display of Trailing Zero in CATIA V5 Controlling the Display of Trailing Zero in CATIA V5
By Rishi Kumar Patel Rishi Kumar Patel explains briefly how to turn off the Trailing Zero display on CATIA V5 in this step-by-step tip.
Theorem's New Translators Match CATIA v5 Development
The new versions of Theorem’s CADverter offer fast and accurate translation of CAD data.
Elysium Inc. And Design Intent Engineering
Company enables Nissan suppliers to submit high-quality 3D CAD data.
Spescom Releases eB Suite 14.3.1
eB version 14.3.1 is based on the latest Microsoft and Internet technologies and features an open architecture.
Mastercam X Mill Delivers New Opportunities
CNC Software unveils the next generation of its leading CAD/CAM software.
LMS Virtual.Lab Helps China's First Aircraft Institute
Design and engineering teams use LMS Virtual.Lab in aircraft body and landing gear development.
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