Survey Says: Mining Technology Investment Set to Soar

3D Perspectives

But, there is the good news for the industry which is radically seeking to reinvent productivity through innovation: this figure is expected to jump as high as 10% by 2020 according to a new “Future of Mining” survey by Mining Magazine and its sister publication, Mining Journal.

How Top Auto Companies Realize Innovation and Manage Complexity

Tech Clarity

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Altair – The Implant Boom: It’s Now Hip to Replace Your Hip

Additive Manufacturing

By applying optimization and simulation technologies and methods to a hip implant can greatly improve the longevity and how it performs. When analyzing a design using computer simulation, it is important to include all the various load cases a product might see during its life cycle.

Five Advantages of Data Management on a Cloud Platform: Part One

The Solidworks Blog

According to a recent survey , companies of all sizes are increasing their investment in the cloud. By integrating all pieces of the product development lifecycle, from CAD design to simulation and manufacturing, as opposed to using disjointed tools, you can develop new products faster and make fewer errors. 3DEXPERIENCE Cloud Computing Collaboration Community Dassault Systèmes Design Product Designers and Mechanical Engineers SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS Simulation cloud PLM PLM Service

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How drones are helping Japan overcome a labor shortage

3D Perspectives

a San Francisco company that uses its own specialized drones to create extremely accurate land surveys, which is working with Komatsu. “To First, drones gather data to generate surveys of the site. Software can remove such objects for digitized surveys. By Catherine Bolgar.

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Demo and Launch Event Proceedings

Javelin Tech Tips

along with some other great prizes by completing our survey, which closes at the end of October so act now to enter the contest. Enhanced Part Modeling capabilities with the thread wizard, bi-directional sweep, and enhanced sheet metal. Fill out our Survey to WIN.

The first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché

3D Perspectives

For this process, Quant-U has been integrated with Dassault Systèmes’ 3D EXPERIENCE platform to enable a cloud-based, data-driven design that works in full automation and is able to generate infinite iterations of 3D models.

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An interactive manufacturing learning expedition in Shanghai

3D Perspectives

Manufacturers must transform supply chains into value networks by removing barriers between potential business partners and enabling new business models for delivering sustainable innovation to consumers. Automation Simulation. Model-Based Manufacturing.

Civil Design Case Study: Yanggao South Road Tunnel

3D Perspectives

The platform adopts the Cloud platform and the structure model of the central server to unify the database of the project. Ease of Simulation. This gave great convenience to the latter-stage quantitative surveying and simulated implementation. Cross-Model Clash Detection.

MIT Students Take Innovative New Product from Dorm Room to Market in Record Time

The Solidworks Blog

After conducting some initial research via an online survey of 300 people, Gregory and Alba determined that respondents—especially millennials—are likely to pitch takeout coffee once it loses heat, typically tossing the final third of the cup.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch Event Recap

The Solidworks Blog

It’s a suite of tools, including model-based definition (MBD), to take your CAD data from art to part faster than ever before; keeping you ahead of the competitive and technological curve. Modeling Power. SOLIDWORKS Simulation.

Best Practices of Top U.S. Shops

Design 2 Part News

Results from our fifth annual Top Shops benchmarking survey reveal operational metrics, strategies and tools common to leading machine shops here in the States. Since 2011, approximately 1,700 shop owners or managers have participated in the survey, with 277 taking part in this year’s edition.

12 Best Uses of Drones

3D Printing Hub

Aerial Surveying for Maps. This is why survey businesses are beginning to use drones instead of relying on traditional methods. The orthophotos and surface models obtained through drones can help the surveyors save time and quickly complete the survey for a region. Many surveyors see this as a cost-effective method of surveying where less manpower and even less time is needed to complete the entire work.

Good morning from SOLIDWORKS World

The Solidworks Blog

Now with food out of the way, let’s quickly recap yesterday’s action: Day three’s general session is all about SOLIDWORKS – from finding the fastest modeler to the Top 10 user requests and previewing in development SOLIDWORKS features. Thanks to everyone who helped us rock Gilly’s last night.

How to win the global manufacturing race

Design 2 Part News

The index surveyed more than 500 senior manufacturing executives from around the world, and its findings were the subject of Capitol Hill hearings. New advances in energy, high-tech modeling, robotics, 3-D ­printing and simulations fueled our “Manufacturing Spring” of 2016.

Doing the Heavy Lifting: A Review of the DJI Matrice 600

3D Printing Hub

The six-rotor design gives it a degree of redundancy, making it one of the safer and more reliable drone models available today. Despite the intimidating form factor, the DJI Matrice 600 is a ready-to-fly model. With an array of high-end technology packaged in a design that looks straight out of a science fiction movie, the Matrice 600 is the perfect drone for professional surveying, mapping, and for capturing big screen-quality footage.

Plantscrapers and Robotic Bees: Is This the Future of Food?

The Solidworks Blog

As the population grows, the current models of food production become increasingly unsustainable. As part of the project the team has developed an autonomous ground robot capable of taking visual surveys of crop fields to predict the expected fruit yield later on in the season. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. You didn’t think you’d be eating cheese sandwiches and steak forever did you?

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Laying the Groundwork for Factories of the Future

Design 2 Part News

But it reportedly differs from a smartphone platform in that it addresses data management, modeling, and key performance metrics as apps that can be assembled into a workflow to provide information for management decisions to be made in real time. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Is it Time to Think Differently about 3D Printing?

Design 2 Part News

Generally, it’s just astonishment because they have the idea in their head, they might have a rough sketch on a piece of paper, and then we’ll show them a CAD model picture,” said Zak Glaeser, vice president of FH Design & Engineering ( www.fhdesignandengineering.com ), an Ivyland, Pa.,

National Institute of Standards and Technology-Report Charts a Research Path for Improving ‘Printed’ Metal Parts

Additive Manufacturing

The report presents an integrated view that systematically links process inputs to in-process phenomena that might either be measured or modeled and to the ultimate determinants of part quality such as material characteristics, dimensional accuracy and surface roughness. From NIST Tech Beat: April 13, 2015. Additive manufacturing has been called a game changer.

US Manufacturers Need Flexible Operations to Secure…

Design 2 Part News

Adopt technologies , such as automation, robotics, simulation and 3D printing, to improve operational productivity and efficiency. manufacturing executives surveyed reported that they had found it difficult to hire people with the skills they need. Whether it’s business strategy, technology strategy or operations strategy, Accenture Strategy drives value, shapes new businesses and designs operating models for the future. .