Consumer Product Design

A Simple Workflow to 3D Print Your SOLIDWORKS Concept Models

3D print your SOLIDWORKS models

Product design workflow is easier than ever before, thanks to Stratasys 3D printers and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software. Read on to find out how you can 3D print your SOLIDWORKS models: The Workflow Problem Amazing technology isn’t useful if you can’t take full advantage of…

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Exploring Creative Prototyping in Consumer Goods

Prototyping a Controller model

Prototyping for consumer goods often involves a balance between producing multiple design iterations in a short amount of time, yet achieving a high level of realism for each piece. This process has typically limited designers, making multiple iterations expensive and time consuming. Now, with technology…

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Beware of using a Cheap 3D Printer for Professional Work

The Truth about using a Cheap 3D Printer for work and how to get it right the first time with a low cost professional desktop machine You’re ready to buy a desktop 3D printer to enhance your business. You’ve done your homework and the benefits…

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Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Tablet Part 2

In part 2 of this tech tip video, I will show to how to complete the curvature continuous surfaces started in the last video by finishing the tricky corner of our tablet.

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Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Replace Face

In this tech tip video, I explain how to use the replace face command to add a bit of “crowning” to flat surface to increase its visual appeal and also make it easier to mold.

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Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Continuity 2 [VIDEO]

In this tech tip video, I extend the lesson on continuity to 3D surfaces, and how important it is for developing exceptional looking consumer products.

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Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Continuity 1 [VIDEO]

In this tech tip video, I explain some basic concepts relating to continuity and what effect it can have on your surfaces.

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SOLIDWORKS Boundary Surface Fillet [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Boundary Surface

In this tech tip video, I show how to use a SOLIDWORKS Boundary Surface to manually build a high quality curvature continuous fillet between two surfaces. The size of the fillet is driven by a normal fillet feature. Learn more about the SOLIDWORKS Boundary Surface Attend a…

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