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.

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

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Discover your next engineering skill at a local maker space

The Solidworks Blog

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. Engineering 1.0

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How 3D scanning brought Grand Moff Tarkin back to life for Rogue One

3D Printing Industry

Next Engine's 3D scanner was used to recreate Peter Cushing's character Grand Moff Tarkin in Rogue One. Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), George Lucas' visual effects studio, 3D Scanners 3D Scanning CGI CGI Rogue One Faro 3D scanner Grand Moff Tarkin Grand Moff Tarkin rogue one Next Engine Next Engine Rogue One Peter Cushing Peter Cushing Rogue One star wars Star Wars 3D scanning

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

Top 4 3D Printing

After being scanned by the team using a Next Engine 3D Scanner, the replica’s heads were printed by EOS in Germany in cobalt chrome via metal laser sintering and finished in Scotland. It’s unsurprising to see 3D printing entering the world of sports.

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Dreaming about Design’s Future with Dr. Michio Kaku

The Solidworks Blog

While “dream design” begins to emerge, Engineering 4.0 (the the next engineering paradigm) is creating a more efficient product development process by extending design data throughout an organization and supply chain. future of engineering Innovation SWW15

Streamline Your Product Development Process with SOLIDWORKS Engineering 4.0

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Engineering teams spend countless hours answering requests for information and recreating drawings across the organization. Engineering 4.0 Engineering 4.0. From the Industrial Age through the Information Age, engineering has undergone multiple waves of change.

Arihant Makes a Splash Transitioning its Waterpark Design to SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Arihant uses the latest product development technologies to design and engineer innovative pieces for waterpark and playground equipment. As an added bonus, the next time you’re waiting in line to get on a slide you can pass the time by sharing your waterpark design expertise!

Designer Spotlight: Gavin Rose – Sparkshot Custom Creations

Shapeways Blog

Prior to doing 3D modeling I used to (and still do) railway modeling the usual ways — build kits or ‘bash’ them — modifying them to represent a different version of an engine, either real or theoretical.

SOLIDWORKS Tops Crowdsourced Review of 3D CAD Software

The Solidworks Blog

The report is based on more than 170 reviews written by business and engineering professionals. These tools allow users to generate precision 3D models of parts, components, and assemblies to aid in engineering, manufacturing, and design processes.

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 2.0

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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 back at the second phase, Engineering 2.0, Engineering 2.0.

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 Engineering 4.0

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 3.0

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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 back at the third phase, Engineering 3.0 and Engineering 2.0.