Articles & Tech Tips

Articles, Tech tips, Tutorials, and advice for 3D software and 3D printing

Using 3DEXPERIENCE Bookmarks to Organize Designs and Supporting Data

3DEXPERIENCE Bookmarks

Learn how to create and leverage 3DEXPERIENCE Bookmarks to stay on the top of your game. Watch the video to learn more about how Bookmarks on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform can help keep your critical information organized. What are 3DEXPERIENCE Bookmarks? When development work hits a frantic pace, the ability to stay organized so you can…

Read More...

Tips For a Successful Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS 2022

SOLIDWORKS 2022 Upgrade

Before you download SOLIDWORKS 2022 and start checking out all the great new features added in this year’s release make sure you read our tips for a successful upgrade: SOLIDWORKS System Requirements First things first, it is important to review the System Requirements for SOLIDWORKS 2022 to make sure your computer can handle the new…

Read More...

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE Works xApps Project Part 11: Wrap up using a 3DStory

3DStory

Our 3DEXPERIENCE Works saw project is coming to a close, but we want to end it with a flourish to demonstrate the success we have experienced. We are using the 3DStory app to share those wins even when the recipient is not on the platform! When we think of product design, whether it’s creating something new…

Read More...

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE Works xApps Project Part 10: Product Release Engineer

Product Release Engineer

Now that our 3DEXPERIENCE Works circular saw project design is complete, we’ll see how we can use the Product Release Engineer Role / Engineering Release xApp to finalize the information about the components, release the part files, and generate multiple Bills of Material. Files can be released individually or as an entire set and any created…

Read More...

Using Additive Manufacturing for Custom Metal Form Tooling

Custom Metal Forming

Using production-grade FDM thermoplastics for 3D printed metal forming tools allows manufacturers to go from a form tool design to production in as little as a week. Many tools can be 3D printed in less than 24 hours with no human intervention! 3D Printed Metal Forming Example Stratasys customer East/West Industries needed to manufacture sheet metal parts…

Read More...

Tagged:

Thursday, December 9, 2021Online10:00 AM ET

Get to Know DriveWorks

DriveWorksXpress

Are your designs “the same but different”? Have you ever wondered if you could automate repetitive designs and tasks? Let us show you how to reduce costs and increase profitability while automating your customized designs. Join us on Thursday, December 9th, at 10 AM ET for our webinar as TriMech Application Engineer, Dave Ramsey, teaches you how…

Read More...

Designing for Additive Manufacturing in the Heavy Equipment Industry

In this article learn how 3D printing / additive manufacturing with a Stratasys F770 in the heavy equipment industry addresses common manufacturing challenges and reduces costs compared to traditional manufacturing and CNC machining. While processes like machining, molding and casting have proven to be reliable ways of making things, they also come with inherent drawbacks….

Read More...

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE Works xApps Project Part 9: 3D Render

3D Render xStudio

Using tools in the 3D Render Role in 3DEXPERIENCE Works, we can create photorealistic renders to make great-looking marketing material, and make more informed decisions on the aesthetics and form of our designs. Today in our 3DEXPERIENCE circular saw project, we are using xStudio xApp to take advantage of its browser environment to create a CAD…

Read More...

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE Works xApps Project Part 8: Product Communicator

Product Communicator xHighlight

Communicating with the customer is key and we need to make sure that the instructions that accompany products are clear and concise. For this part of our 3DEXPERIENCE Works project, we are working on instructions that show the user how to remove the saw blade in order to clean or replace it. We will use 3DEXPERIENCE…

Read More...

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE Works xApps Project Part 7: Product Document Creator

3DEXPERIENCE Product Document Creator

Our 3DEXPERIENCE circular saw project is over halfway done! At this point, the design for the rotating guard handle is complete, but we want to make a few modifications and create a drawing that can be shared with fabricators and other external members. Using the Product Document Creator Role / xDocument xApp for this, we will…

Read More...

Subscribe for Daily Tech Tips

Get Tech Tips delivered daily to your inbox, unsubscribe at any time.