Mechanical Design

The Implications for Design Accountability in Agile for Hardware

Are you thinking about switching over to using agile for hardware development? There’s one cultural change you might want to consider before you make the switch.

Kubotek’s K-Force Tools: What Are They? What’s the Value?

What are Kubotek’s solutions, and how can they be used?

So let’s talk about Kubotek’s offerings in this space. For context, when you talk about mechanical design, pretty much everybody is working with suppliers nowadays.

PostProcess Technologies’ Connected3D: Design for Additive PostProcessing

During the additive post-processing phase of design, most steps need to be carried out manually in order to clean the printed product. Enter PostProcess Technologies, the company that helps you automate and standardize the post-processing procedure. Chad Jackson gives us insight into how their software performs during the last stages of additive design.

What is a Model Based Enterprise?

This video provides a clear and concise introduction to how a Model-Based Definition can be used within a company, turning it into a Model-Based Enterprise.

Is PLM A Never-Ending Journey?

Some suggest that the ongoing expansion of PLM can go on forever in the context of continuous improvement. Chad Jackson gives his perspective on this controversial question.

Wincom: What is it? What’s the value?

Most companies are going to customize PLM to some extent. The question becomes how do you manage and update that customization when you upgrade to new releases of your PLM system. Wincom provides a cloud solution to manage customizations for PTC Windchill that’s unique. Watch an overview by Chad Jackson in the video.

Cross-Probing with NX, Capital, and Xpedition

Not long ago, Siemens PLM Software and Mentor Graphics announced integrations between NX, their Mechanical CAD application, Capital, their harness design ECAD application, and Xpedition, their board design ECAD application. There’s an infrequently cited capability there called interactive highlighting or cross-probing. In this video, Chad Jackson provides an overview of what it is and why it is important.

The State of Simulation Driven Design

Have we made the transition to using simulation to drive design decisions? Chad Jackson shares some research that says we’re not quite there yet.

NX and 3D Printing Analysis: What’s Unique?

One of the big challenges with metal 3D printing is avoiding part warpage due to shrinkage. Siemens PLM Software has developed some interesting and unique capabilities to address this problem, even though many other software applications offer similar functionality. Find out more in this video.

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