Product Development using 3D CAD Design

PDSVISION BLOG

May

09

The Benefits Of Using Creo Configurator

I find PTC Creo Parametric as an excellent 3D CAD solution for large, configurable assemblies. Creo Parametric is in its own league with its ability to support top-down design powered with excellent performance. In my previous blog post I discussed different product configuration approaches and the value to use a product configurator. We at PDSVISION […]

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Apr

25

Mar

12

Different Product Configuration Approaches

Product Configurators gives companies a possibility to manage product variants in an efficient way, for PTC Creo Parametric, we use PDS Creo Configurator, but more about that later. You hear often people talking about product configurators as a solution to quite different and sometimes even conflicting needs. Whereas configurator gives a company a possibility to […]

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Jan

08

Windchill 11.1 – PLM in the modern web

Windchill 11.0 has been around for the last two years. With its release PTC started a journey to renew the interface of the system and with this update to more modern web technologies. In 10.2 a lot of compatibility issues arose when web browsers quickly had to steer away from java, due to security reasons. […]

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Dec

30

Creo 5.0 Update

The PTC Creo 5.0 release is jam packed with new features, Topology optimization studies, built in flow analysis, new rendering engine powered by Luxion Keyshot, further improved 3D printing support. In between the constant buzz about IoT, AR and Digital Twins over the past year, PTC also managed to release a new version of Creo Parametric. […]

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Dec

21

Saving Heat Treatment Steps Means Saving Costs

Many of our customers ask me if we can help them to cut manufacturing costs. The short answer is yes! We have a great example with two of our customers who are using our casting simulation software, MAGMASoft and have decreased their manufacturing costs. MAGMASoft enables the analysis of casting product manufacturing and the prediction […]

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Jul

18

3D Printing with Creo Parametric

3D printing or, a bit more technically phrased, Additive Manufacturing, may be on everyone’s lips and quietly revolutionizing the world, but in fact, it’s quite old hat. It was invented in 1981 and in 1988 you could buy the first device. Since that time a lot has been done and in the professional world as […]

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Apr

14

Bye Bye Oracle – Welcome SQL Server!

Sometimes you need to let go of the familiar.    Only a few years back Oracle was the favoured database. Now with the Microsoftianism of the server environment in KMU you mostly see MS SQL servers. How does this effect you as a user of PTC® Creo Elements/Direct Model Manager To keep the administration overhead […]

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Mar

03

Ways to the Spare Parts List – E-Bom to S-Bom

…or when the service generates turnover. How do you create and maintain your spare parts list – if you even offer them? Manually in ERP, or in excel sheets or something entirely different? Particularly in special engineering – where effectively every machine is a new development – the administration overhead for the facility and upkeep […]

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Dec

15

Augmented Reality with Thingworx Studio

Our take on the concept Augmented Reality is Industrial Augmented Reality with ThingWorx Studio. What is Augmented Reality and how can organizations leverage on this technic? Augmented Reality or “AR” in short form is at the latest since the gigantic success of Pokemon Go on everyone’s lips. Within months after the release of the app, […]

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