Product Development using 3D CAD Design

PDSVISION BLOG

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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Dec

14

Augmented Reality in Creo Parametric

I recently participated in PTC Forum in Stuttgart and the focus was around Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality (AR) with a part how to create Augmented Reality Experiences in Creo Parametric. According to PTC these business areas will revolutionize how products will be used and developed in the future. Most of all this gives new opportunities […]

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Dec

12

Creo 4.0 – News and improvements – PT2

PTC Creo 4.0 – I will now touch one of PTC´s focus areas, the development of Creo Parametric as a comprehensive tool for Model-Based Definition (MBD). This enable a drawing less product development process. 3D CAD Drawings Great improvements have been made in areas such as Datum Feature Symbol, that is, references to GD&T (GPS). […]

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Nov

17

Nov

03

Security in PTC Windchill – Part 2 of 2

In my last post on the theme security in Windchill I provided some general tips for creating a safer server environment and gave examples of what threats exist. The conclusion was that with good routines and with a complete backup we can manage most situations. Since my last post was published, major headlines around the […]

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Oct

20

PLM/ERP Integration out of the Box

What are the best ways to connect business systems, like a PLM/ERP Integration out of the box?The title sounds tempting, but what does it mean really is following: Think out-of-the-box when it comes to the integration of two systems. Traditional methods with file exchange are slow, error-prone and sometimes maintenance-intensive. Modern integrations save the overhead […]

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