3D Printed Antenna Knowledge Base

DIY 3D Printing

Since I''m getting more involved with communal WiFi mash networks and open source smart city project in my town, I decided to research and make a small knowledge base on 3d printed antennas. Here is the summary from process homepage: Mobile device antennas including LTE, NFC, GPS, Wifi, WLAN, and BT have been printed using the Aerosol Jet process and independently tested by a leading cell phone component supplier.

Enabling Flow: Knowledge Based Construction

3D Perspectives

As organizations begin to understand the power of adopting an LPD approach to their programs and projects, they realize that a change process is underway and recognize that the production system is highly complex and dynamic. Click to tweet: “As an #AEC project progresses, opportunity to optimize the outcome lessens dramatically” Project Production Transformation process and opportunity to influence. Production System Knowledge Flow.

Knowledge Based Machining using SOLIDWORKS MBD and SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

You’ve probably heard about Model Based Definition by now , MBD easily allows users to add all of their Manufacturing Information or PMI directly to their 3D Model opposed to 2D Drawing creation. As of SOLIDWORKS 2018 there is another benefit to add to the list : Works seamlessly with SOLIDWORKS CAM and Knowledge Based Machining. CAM, or Computer Aided Manufacturing, is the next logical step in expanding the Innovation platform for the entire design and manufacturing process.

Announcing SolidPractices for all SOLIDWORKS Customers on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

Much of the knowledge for the SOLIDWORKS family of products is already documented in the form of Help, Tutorials, and Knowledge Solutions. In addition, there is a distinct knowledge domain of Best Practices, representing existing methodologies and techniques for using the products efficiently. Representing key customer processes and practices, each SolidPractice has been crafted based on years of proven experience and efficiently yielding the desired results.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Reorganize Index Process

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-061702 offers a query to find average fragmentation and provides guidance on whether to use the Reorganize or Rebuild tasks. The post SOLIDWORKS PDM Reorganize Index Process appeared first on The Javelin Blog. SOLIDWORKS PDM Reorganize Index or Rebuild can increase performance on a fragmented database. If fragmentation is between 10 – 30% then Reorganize is recommended, when above 30% a Rebuild would be best.

Granta and Senvol Team Up On Selection of Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Within the Granta software, users can search and compare materials based on properties, type, or compatible machines. They can identify and compare AM machines based on supported processes, manufacturer, required part size, cost, or compatible materials (and their properties). New solution to be previewed at RAPID 3D event and demonstrated in web seminar. Cambridge, UK – May 17, 2016.

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The Latest SOLIDWORKS Tools and Techniques

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Inspection is a First Article Inspection (FAI) and in-process inspection software that streamlines and automates the creation of ballooned inspection drawings and inspection reports (AS9102, PPAP, etc.).

New Online SOLIDWORKS CAM Training Courses Now Available

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS CAM is a fully integrated, Knowledge Based Machining (KBM) technology that allows you to integrate 3D design and manufacturing processes under one system; to evaluate designs earlier in the process to avoid unexpected costs and delays in finishing products on time.

SABIC-Investing Globally in Capabilities and Equipment to Support the Development of High Performance Materials for Additive Manufacturing Processes and Other Emerging Technologies

Additive Manufacturing

During the discussion, you suggested materials will drive the additive manufacturing industry, more so than design, equipment or processes. Along those same lines, do you believe the development of new thermoplastic materials will create new processes and/or equipment? To achieve this goal, necessary advances in materials will need to be accompanied by similar advances in design and process technology. AMazing ® : What new areas in process controls do you find exciting?

Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox

Javelin Tech Tips

This tip on Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox came from the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge base. This tip as well as many other great tips can be found on the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge base which can be accessed through the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal at [link].

Maintaining SOLIDWORKS Design and Data Efficiency While Working From Home

The Solidworks Blog

You can find these tips and suggestions, clicking this link or by visiting the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal , logging in, select “Knowledge Base,” and then searching for S-077757. The world is facing an unprecedented challenge that affects all aspects of life.

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Get Twice as Many Free Exams When You’re on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

The process was completed by sending a text (SMS) message to a number. With it you can access the customer portal, the knowledge base, the forums, and of course MySolidWorks where we host hundreds of hours of online training materials. Click on either link to read up on the process. SOLIDWORKS customers who have an active subscription service in place are entitled to many benefits.

Getting started with SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

What is special about SOLIDWORKS CAM is that it uses Knowledge Based Machining with Automatic Feature Recognition (AFR). The SOLIDWORKS CAM Process. SOLIDWORKS CAM Process. The SOLIDWORKS CAM user interface closely follows the above process. KBM – Knowledge Based Machining. Tolerance Based Machining – C# macro. Stock and Work in Process Models. What is SOLIDWORKS CAM?

Upload STL files to 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace with eDrawings 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

Try hiding them in the source model, or review SPR-567023 in the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base for other options. Post Processing & Finishing.

Quintus Technologies HIP Marks Powder Metallurgy Expansion for Tiangong International Company

Additive Manufacturing

The fan- assisted temperature uniformity and distribution combined with controlled heating and cooling enable a consistent and high quality process. China’s Largest Producer of Tool and Die Steel Will Install Hot Isostatic Press in Danyang Facility.

Introducing SOLIDWORKS CAM: a Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem

The Solidworks Blog

In addition, SOLIDWORKS CAM will also be able to work with configurations of components to expedite the programming process. Components of this ecosystem, such as Costing, Inspection, and Model-Based Definition (MBD), have been a priority to take the next logical step that will improve efficiency for our users. For example, users want to be able to check their components for manufacturability earlier in design process.

Jumpstart SOLIDWORKS 2020 with Subscription Services

The Solidworks Blog

Here you’ll find MySolidworks Training , search through an extensive technical Knowledge Base , join the community through Discussion Forums , and so much more! With Subscription Services, you’re entitled to the latest and greatest SOLIDWORKS technology. In preparation for SOLIDWORKS 2020 and all of the exciting new enhancements and functionality that will be included, we’d like to give you a refresher on all things included with your SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services membership.

New SOLIDWORKS Ecosystems Help Accelerate Innovation, Improve Bottom Lines

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS ecosystems take the complex interactions between several disciplines such as design (MCAD and ECAD), manufacturing, service, quality, supply chain, marketing, inventory, and end customers into account to deliver best-in-class and easy-to-use process solutions impacting business outcomes for our end customers. SOLIDWORKS Inspection helps connect inspection data on manufactured parts to design by automating the process.

DIMENSIONEXT: Additive & Substractive Metal Manufacturing Unified


The aim is to speed the adoption of one of my own personal favourite additive technologies: the LENS metal additive manufacturing process. Optomec’s LENS (Laser Engineered Net Shaping) process is already applied for full 3D printing of metal parts and has a proven and expanding history of applications in industry. The process also allows the selective adding of material in 3D to enhance existing parts produced using conventional production methods. Pages. SECTOR NEWS.


Javelin Tech Tips

3DEXPERIENCE WORKS includes ENOVIAworks which is a portfolio of cloud-based SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Apps that work seamlessly together and with SOLIDWORKS to provide data and product lifecycle management and collaboration capabilities.

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Turn Your SOLIDWORKS Hack Into a Key Feature with Enhancement Requests

The Solidworks Blog

Maybe you have created your own hotkey that takes a 10-step process down to one and you wanted to share it with the world? Whatever the case may be, you can use the enhancement request process to increase its visibility in the community, sometimes even to the point that it is added as an actual feature to a future version of SOLIDWORKS! How does the voting process work? Click here for SOLIDWORKS’ tips on searching the Knowledge Base.

Improving Drug Development Efficacy Through Operational Efficiency

3D Perspectives

The drug development process has become increasingly expensive and focused on improved returns on investment. To achieve new levels of productivity, Life Science companies must learn to capture and build-upon their existing knowledge base by harvesting and sharing the data that already exists within their organizations. Pharmaceutical companies must find ways to mine, integrate and gain knowledge from all this data to improve analytical capabilities.

Virtual Singapore: A Platform to Solve Emerging and Complex Challenges

3D Perspectives

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCity, powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, provides a scalable, single unified hub to represent, extend, and improve the real world and manage data, processes, and people of sustainable cities. Research, innovation and enterprise are central to Singapore’s development as a knowledge-based economy and society as it helps to provide solutions to improve people’s lives, create job opportunities, and enter new industries.

Creating a Perfect Custom Insole with 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

To address this demand for a better performing insole, the process to fit, purchase and customize them is undergoing a significant step-forward. The industry is moving ahead from a plaster cast based orthotics solution that take weeks to deliver to 3D printed custom-fit precision orthotics delivered in days. With their mature finishing capabilities and process flows, they were able to streamline the labor intensive post-processing steps, thereby reducing per-part costs.

Why Choose Advanced Design Concepts (ADC)?

Advanced Design Concepts

At Advanced Design Concepts (ADC) we have a team of experienced engineers with proven expertise in a wide variety of markets, thousands of hours of designing complex components and assemblies, and range from aerospace to medical devices to race cars and everything in between. ADC can bring your idea from concept to production quickly and effectively, or simply assist with one aspect of the product development process (all under one roof).

How to Download the New SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Accelerate your design process. For detailed step-by-step process, please click on the appropriate link below: For SOLIDWORKS CAD Profesional/Premium users on active Subscription. USE THE NEW VISUALIZE FORUM to connect with the larger Visualize Community, and don’t forget to search the Knowledge Base link on your Customer Portal homepage for self-help support with common questions. SOLIDWORKS Visualize is ready for download !

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

While this format allows for a more intimate discussion between the most avid enhancement enthusiasts and the Product Developers who make it happen, it also denies a wider audience the opportunity to see how the software is progressing, and the internal processes used to create these enhancements. Fix Top Ten List, Enhancement Request, and Knowledge Base Systems.

SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News ??? July 2014

The Solidworks Blog

You can check the Beta FAQ’s if you are unfamiliar with the process. To get the full list of fixed SPRs in any service pack of version, log in the Customer Portal and click on Fixed SPR list in My Support: Noteworthy Solutions from the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base. How I also initiated and still author the Simulation Knowledge Base and participate as much as possible in the expansion and evolution of the SolidWorks Knowledge Base.

Beyond BIM Symposium – Innovations in Geometry and Collaboration

3D Perspectives

Current practice in architectural and engineering design involves workflow methods that can have many stages and steps that challenge the efficacy and quality of the design and construction process. Knowledge-based design and production of semi-standard Facade Systems. Keynote Speaker: Filippo Lodi – Head of Innovation an d Knowledge Management, UNS tudio.

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SOLIDWORKS Term (Rent) License vs Perpetual License you own

Javelin Tech Tips

The transfer process is similar to Perpetual assets. During the activation process, Term License products will only be activated for the length of the term license (3 months or 1 year + the appropriate grace period for initial purchase).

What a Startup Accelerator Can Mean for Your Business

3D Innovations

The startup accelerator experience is a process of intense, rapid, and immersive education aimed at accelerating the life cycle of young innovative companies, compressing years’ worth of learning-by-doing into just a few months. There are four distinct factors that make a startup accelerator unique: they are fixed-term, cohort-based, and mentorship-driven, and they culminate in a graduation or “demo day.”.

Five Steps to Industrialized Construction

3D Perspectives

Skilled tradesmen need to break down the work based on the required sequence of installation. Externalizing Work ® in construction is using prefabrication process and techniques to improve reliability, safety, predictability and productivity of the work performed and labor usage. Application of Statistical Process Control (SPC). As part of the Agile Construction ® methodology, JPAC ® uses the knowledge based developed based on Drs.

Harnessing the Power of Cloud-Based Collaboration on an Architecture Project

3D Perspectives

For an architectural firm like New York-based SHoP Architects, expressing innovation means harnessing the power of diverse expertise in the design of buildings and environments to improve the quality of public life. It is a huge investment for the Botswanan government to diversify its economy and to move from one primarily based on diamond extraction toward a more knowledge-based economy,” Sharples added. Click to Tweet: Harnessing the Power.

Sigmund: Seven Steps to Guaranteed Product Quality in Design

The Solidworks Blog

Designers rarely get to understand Manufacturing processes and their challenges, in depth. They can also leverage on Statistical Process Control (SPC) data available with Quality and Supply Chain, to improve throughput and Yield, deliver on consistency and solve quality issues, upfront, even before it happens. The activity aids in developing an Expert Knowledge Base that can be leveraged throughout the life of the product. Objective Driven Design Process.

Stratasys Introduces 3D Printing Curriculum for Vocational, College and University Educators

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Our goal is to ensure that students are fully prepared to enter the new work environment with the right skill sets and knowledge base. have led the process of implementing the Stratasys’ 3D printing curriculum. Through project-based learning, students will experience 3D printing’s impact on the design process first-hand. Shelly Linor, Director of Education, Stratasys.

Free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam for Subscription Customers

Javelin Tech Tips

Its a symbol of one’s knowledge, skill, and competency with SOLIDWORKS, so what are the benefits of obtaining a certification? Looks good on the resume — Having a SOLIDWORKS certification on your resume is a booster because it represents your knowledge and competency using the software to somebody who hasn’t seen your work. Mold Based Design (CSWP). To begin the process you need to sign in to the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal.

5 Ways to Celebrate 3D Printing Day


3D Printing Day might be the best moment to start learning about each fascinating 3D printing technology, or to add on to your existing knowledge base. 3D printing is all about a good design and it is during this process where you’ll be confronted with most of the challenges for your 3D models. 3D Printing Day is a recent but awesome celebration. At least for us 3D printing enthusiasts ! The celebration is on the 3 rd of December – or 3D, get it? –

LPW Releases New Metal AM Case Study

Additive Manufacturing

LPW Technology Ltd , the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, has added a new case study to its ever-growing suite of technical materials. The case study, ‘ Testing powder for optimal processing window’ , joins seven other informative case studies in the LPW website’s technical library, alongside its brochures and helpful powder finding tool.

How the U.S. Can Be a Leader in the Factory of the Future

Design 2 Part News

A primary roadblock to the widespread adoption of digital manufacturing is the nation’s aging industrial base. To bring production facilities into the 21 st century, manufacturers must invest in technology and solutions that allow them to seamlessly synthesize digitization through all phases of the manufacturing value chain–from product design to automation processes. By Eric Spiegel, Wall Street Journal.

How To Schedule SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Database Backups

Javelin Tech Tips

If you haven’t set up a backup process for the databases yet, do so right away, your data is at risk until you do so (even if you are backing up the Archive Folder with the actual vault files, you still need a backup of the database to restore in case of system failure). The steps for creating a scheduled backup of a database hosted in Microsoft SQL Server Express are explained in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article KB2019698.

Creating the Innovation Platform for the Future

The Solidworks Blog

One example of how you will benefit from this technology involves its ability to provide knowledge based on existing data. Instead of engineers and designers telling their CAD system what to do, the CAD tools will evaluate appropriate options based on information you provided. They want the computer and the software to be smarter and be able to optimize based on the information they have provided.

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Don’t worry that a robot is going to steal your job… yet

Design 2 Part News

But the transformation of existing jobs resulting from re-engineering a process to use cognitive support—such as turning low-value data entry work to higher-level analyst or customer-oriented roles—will be even more dramatic.”. The report also notes that using robotics to handle more base jobs will give human employees more time to work directly with customers, who are increasingly becoming overwhelmed with information from apps, social media, comparison shopping sites and email campaigns.

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Infosys and Renishaw Announce Partnership to Deliver Innovative Metal Additive Manufacturing Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

Infosys will apply its efficient engineering processes and design for AM knowledge to manage product development projects from concept through to launch. Renishaw will support Infosys through its global network of Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centres, which provide access to the latest Renishaw metal AM technology, backed by application engineering expertise, post-processing capability, and metrology.