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CAD embedded CFD: FloEFD and Creo

CAD Embedded CFD Analysis

Previously, CFD analysis was the reserve of highly skilled specialists. Luckily, designers can now do this analysis on their own, right in the CAD program of choice. […]

June 27th, 2016|CAD Embeded CFD, FloEFD, Simulation Software, Uncategorized|

Mark Two Software

Since it debuted on the market, the Mark Two 3D printer has been redefining what people expect from 3D printed objects.

The MarkForged machine prints nylon parts, which can be reinforced with three types of material: carbon fiber, Kevlar, and fiberglass. This allows users to create working prototypes and high-quality end-use products – a huge […]

April 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

PTC and System Architecture Design

According to DARPA, “Product definition during the first 15% of its lifecycle determines 85% of all downstream lifecycle costs.” In other words, the initial steps you take to design a product significantly influence how much time you spend designing it – and how well it performs on the market.

Increasingly complex software within products is making […]

May 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|

PTC Creo and DMG MORI/DECKEL MAHO

Metalltechnik Vils is an Austria-based manufacturing business that’s been around for more than 100 years. They specialize in producing precision parts according to drawings and complete assemblies, including electrical and hydraulic systems.

Despite a high-profile client list, they still face strong competition from low-cost machine shops. To remain cost and time effective, they rely on

May 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The PTC Creo Installation Roadmap

Once relegated to the design or engineering team, CAD has become a tool for virtually every section of a company. These days, CAD can be used to:

  • Generate schematics for service manuals
  • Create visuals for advertising campaigns
  • Populate parts databases
  • Collaborate with component suppliers and customers

Once you start thinking of your […]

April 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|

PTC Simulate

Physical prototyping can lead to missed deadlines, overstretched budgets and overdue projects. Engineers can use PTC Creo Simulate’s product performance simulations to overcome these issues. With this software, they can accommodate the design based on the information gleaned, without needing an FEA background.

April 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Does Heartbleed Affect Windchill Users?

As you may know, Heartbleed is a serious exploitation of OpenSSL. It became public April 7, 2014. Windchill customers are most likely using OpenSSL as part of their secure web encryption. The good news is the version of OpenSSL that we ship with PTC-supplied versions of Apache for Windchill (0.9.8) is […]

April 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

PTC Live Global

From June 15-18, PTC Live Global will be taking place in Boston, MA. No other event in the world offers the sheer number of tips, tricks, and best practices, hands-on product training, glimpses at future products, and outstanding presentations by engineering professionals at the top of their game. We'll be there, and we hope to see you there!

March 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|

6 Companies Consolidating on PTC Creo

A unified CAD strategy – one that unites all in-house design work under one CAD package – can save companies a ton on IT, support and hardware. As Jim Brown, the president of Tech-Clarity, said, “Consolidating on a single CAD system helps enable design and component reuse and promotes better collaboration among engineers.”

Since 2011, many […]

March 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

NxRev Now Offering Mathcad Freemium

PTC Mathcad is engineering calculation software that drives innovation and offers significant personal and process productivity advantages for product development and engineering design projects.

The unique Mathcad visual format and scratchpad interface integrate live, standard mathematical notation, text and graphs in a single worksheet – making PTC Mathcad ideal for knowledge capture, calculation reuse, and engineering […]

March 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|