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Dimension 3D Printer Powers Freedom of Design at Black & Decker Black & Decker is a world leading name in DIY products used in and around the home. It is also the world’s largest producer of power tools and accessories.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CATI Tech Notes
Spring is here and at CATI that means our Product Development Forum Events are just around the corner. This year's Product Development Forum will take a look at a number of new and emerging technologies that will assist you in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation designs and manufactures stringed instruments and amplifiers, such as solid-body electric guitars, including the Stratocaster and the Telecaster. While engineers focus on how instruments should sound, a group of industrial designers at Fender work on how... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
The benefits of 3D printing and rapid prototyping are numerous and well recognized. Whether it’s design validation,functional testing or faster launch of new products, executives seldom need to be to be convinced of the benefits. Still, many businesses continue to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Still haven't discovered all of the new features of SolidWorks 2014? SolidWorks 2014 lets you Design Without Limits - Expanding innovation with powerful new tools and enhancements that shorten your design process, enhance collaboration, and increase productivity. SolidWorks 2014 new... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
An agile white vehicle roams the Arizona desert, maneuvering the unforgiving terrain as the wind and sun beat down and temperatures swing from one extreme to another. NASA astronauts and engineers are test-driving a rover over rocks and sand, up... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Thermos engineers constantly innovate to stay a household name. That's why since 2006 Thermos' state of the art research facility in Japan has been home to two Stratasys 3D Printing Technologies. Starting with a Dimension FDM machine in 2006 and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
SolidWorks Simulation, FEA software for product engineers, helps companies to reduce product development cost, streamline design process and accelerate innovation. Watch the video below to learn more. Jim TeDesco Marketing Manager Computer Aided Technology, Inc. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Trek’s prototyping lab was among the first to adopt the Objet500 Connex3, an advanced color multi-material 3D printer that runs on PolyJet technology. It creates prototypes that look and feel like production parts, with more material options and more uptime... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Here is a great article posted on the InFlow Technology Blog. This article answers the question "Have you ever wanted to search by configuration name using SolidWorks Enterprise PDM?".If so, the search option is available to you on the "Complete... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
The Objet500 Connex 3D Printer empowers the design studio team at Bentley Motors to combine a variety of material properties within the same printing process. From wheel rims and tires, to full-size tail pipe trims, multi-material 3D printing enables Bentley... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
The Objet500 Connex3 from Stratasys is the only 3D printer for color and advanced multi-material combinations. With its ability to combine vivid color and multiple materials, the Objet500 Connex3 is the only 3D printer that empowers you to simulate the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
TenLinks is sponsoring an exhibitor Best in Show Contest at this year's SolidWorks World. The contest is open to all exhibitors at SolidWorks World 2014. They are looking for the best, most interesting or most useful SolidWorks solution partner. Computer... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
For those of you traveling to San Diego for SolidWorks World 2014, here is a list of partner exhibitors that you shouldn't miss. Take a break from the technical presentations and be sure to visit the partner pavilion. Stratasys -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Stop by and visit BOXX in booth 417 at SolidWorks World 2014 in San Diego! Bring your most detailed CAD file and see how fast it runs on their SolidWorks-certified 3DBOXX XTREME, the revolutionary GoBOXX, renderPRO, and/or their new professional... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Last month, Stratasys added the NEW FDM Nylon 12 material to its portfolio of available 3D printing materials. The FDM Nylon 12 is the same tough nylon material popular in traditional manufacturing. Nylon 12 parts built on a Fortus 3D... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Joins CATI and our guest presenter, Ed Eaton, Sr. Industrial Designer, Dimonte Group, for the January installment of our CATIpult Webcast Series. When: January 16, 2014 12pm-1:30pm Central Time Register Presentation Topic: Make It Shell When the Shell command works,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
Injection mold design, an art in itself, requires years of experience and a profound understanding of the injection molding process. Although the design considerations for creating and using a PolyJet mold are fundamentally the same as traditionally crafted molds, there... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
If you havent heard already,SolidWorks World 2014 will be held January 26-29 in San Diego, CA. With more than 200 technical training sessions to choose from, attending this conference is the next step in your efforts to improve your SolidWorks... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
The next meeting of the Kansas City Chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will be held on December 4, 2013 at Smokehouse BBQ in Overland Park, KS. The topic for this meeting is "SolidWorks Plastics: An Injection Molding... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at CATI Tech Notes
CATI and SolidWorks are hosting a Client Success Symposium to show you how companies are improving their product documentation with SolidWorks Composer. >>Register Today<< We have the privilege of working with some of the best and the brightest companies in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at CATI Tech Notes
SolidWorks 2014 - Immersive Experiences to Expand Collaboration for Product Development SolidWorks 2014 offers improved and expanded collaboration across multiple disciplines by providing immersive experiences for all users, regardless of CAD experience. Unique eDrawings® capabilities bring models to life with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at CATI Tech Notes
SolidWorks 2014 - Contact Pair Visualization in SolidWorks Simulation New in SolidWorks 2014 - Naturally visualize all contacts and connections defined in a SolidWorks Simulation analysis to clearly understand contact relations between the different components of an assembly. Gain a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at CATI Tech Notes
SolidWorks 2014 - Solar Access Study Set a defined date, time, and geographic location to create high-fidelity renderings that accurately simulate lighting from the sun in SolidWorks 2014. Easily account for real-world shadow and light position at any given date... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at CATI Tech Notes
SolidWorks 2014 - Selective Part Section View in Assemblies SolidWorks 2014 allows you to select the components you want to include (or exclude) when creating a section view, and quickly develop multiple ways to investigate assemblies. Faster sectioning with greater... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2013 at CATI Tech Notes