Mechanical Design

Vertex: Do We Need Another 3D Visualization Tool?

Okay, so let’s talk about Vertex. First off, what is it and, what does it do?

ParaMatters: What is it? What’s the value?

Let’s talk about ParaMatters’ traits and characteristics.
Number one, it is a cloud-based platform, so you access it through a browser. Number two, it is a token-based purchase, so you buy tokens and consume them based on the jobs that you run.

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What printers does Formlabs offer and how are they different?

Let’s talk about Formlabs. There’s a lot of innovation happening in the whole additive manufacturing space, and Formlabs has some tangible differences in what they’re doing. The most noticeable difference is they print the parts upside down, and this is stereolithography, so they are using a resin.

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.