Product Development using 3D CAD Design
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    Validation Early and Often

Jun

05

Validation Early and Often

Improving Product Quality and Reliability This is not a blog post about which tool can deal with a certain situation or what tool you will be able to acquire for the lowest price. Instead this is a post that relates to the need of evolving our methods of working. Already here, you might start to […]

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May

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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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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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Dec

30

Creo 5.0 Update

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. Creo Parametric 5.0 was released in March this year and marks the starting point for a new release schedule for the product. PTC has announced that a new version […]

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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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Dec

14

Augmented Reality in Creo Parametric

I recently participated in PTC Forum in Stuttgart and the focus was around Augmented Reality (AR) and Internet-of-Things (IoT). 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 for product development and to connect the physical product with the […]

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Dec

12

Creo 4.0 – News and improvements – PT2

This is part two of my review of 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 […]

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