The next Engineering revolution includes automated Inspection

The Solidworks Blog

Using data and automation to streamline processes is central to Engineering 4.0. This next level of engineering technology takes CAD and extends its benefits downstream. Inspection automation is one great example demonstrating Engineering 4.0’s SOLIDWORKS Engineering 4.0

30 on 3D: Next Engine 3D Scanning & Reverse Engineering

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To kick off our first episode, we are taking a glance at reverse engineering using the power of 3D scanning technology. Recently, Senior Research and Development Engineer, Peter Montgomery, used 3D scanning and reverse engineering to create a holding fixture for a component.

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Discover your next engineering skill at a local maker space

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Enter the maker movement, which has encouraged many people to get back to the workshop while inspiring the next generation of inventors. Seeing everything from 3D printed drones to life-saving medical devices has inspired a new group of people to take up engineering as a hobby.

Data Management will be at the core of the Next Engineering Revolution

The Solidworks Blog

The amount of design and engineering related data created today, in what could be considered Engineering 3.0, is staggering enough, but as companies move into the realm of Engineering 4.0, A brief history on Engineering design tools is in order here.

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Dreaming about Design’s Future with Dr. Michio Kaku

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After his talk, we were fortunate enough to speak with Dr. Kaku and hear him share what design technology he’s most excited to see develop. While “dream design” begins to emerge, Engineering 4.0 (the future of engineering Innovation SWW15

Designer Spotlight: Gavin Rose – Sparkshot Custom Creations

Shapeways Blog

Almost 20 years later, he’s still at it, now with the help of 3D design and 3D printing. You have to buy your own wheels, motors and bits for the printed model but once done, it’s great to see the engine you’ve always longed for pottering about on a layout.

Arihant Makes a Splash Transitioning its Waterpark Design to SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

As you might expect, there’s actually a huge industry behind waterpark design. Arihant uses the latest product development technologies to design and engineer innovative pieces for waterpark and playground equipment. The next engineering paradigm, Engineering 4.0,

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 4.0

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There have been four great stages of engineering and design tools leveraged over the past 250 years to account for all mechanisms, inventions and designs that we have used to simplify our lives. This post will take a look at the next phase, Engineering 4.0

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 3.0

The Solidworks Blog

There have been four great stages of engineering and design tools leveraged over the past 250 years to account for all mechanisms, inventions and designs that we have used to simplify our lives. This post will take a look back at the third phase, Engineering 3.0

Re-imagining Your Desk, Chair, and Everything Else

The Solidworks Blog

How many countless hours do you think you’ve spent there, thinking up how to solve your next engineering or design problem? It doesn’t matter what you’re designing. We all probably have similar habits when it comes to how we sit – and where we sit – when we design.

How 3D printing is helping to preserve the history of golf

Top 4 3D Printing

After all, its mixture of deep customisation, precision manufacturing and design flexibility makes it perfect for the creation of personalised equipment, as we saw with the titanium horseshoes that may, one day, allow racehorses reach greater speeds.

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Streamline Your Product Development Process with SOLIDWORKS Engineering 4.0

Javelin Tech Tips

Engineering teams spend countless hours answering requests for information and recreating drawings across the organization. This lost productivity disrupts the product development team and lengthens design cycles. Engineering 4.0 Engineering 4.0.

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SOLIDWORKS Tops Crowdsourced Review of 3D CAD Software

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Recently G2 Crowd, a business software review site that uses crowdsourcing to rank products, released its first Grid report that ranks product and machine design software. The report is based on more than 170 reviews written by business and engineering professionals.