Monthly Archives: July 2011

Creo Customers: Engineering the near-impossible shot with Creo

When I first heard about rifles that shoot around corners, I envisioned a gun barrel bent 90 degrees. An unlikely and nearly impossible scenario, of course, but I saw a lot of cartoons as a child. The reality is far more high tech and interesting. Modern troops use thermal scopes at the end of their […]

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PTC Creo Customer: World’s Tallest Mobile Crane designed with PTC Creo software

How do you mount a 90-ton turbine housing or a rotor blade with a diameter of 50m to a wind turbine tower at a height of over 100m? With the world’s tallest and strongest  mobile crane – the Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1. This record breaking crane is designed and manufactured by Liebherr, Germany. And being part of […]

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Creo 1.0: Assembly enhancements demo’d

With Creo 1.0, we’ve introduced assembly enhancements for our parametric-based app, compared to Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0. In this demonstration, John Buchowski, Vice President of Creo Product Management at PTC,  shows key assembly additions for Creo Parametric: A 3D dragger for positioning parts Google-like search Change tracking for comparing revisions Real-time, interactive performance

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Share your Views on Concept Design

[Skimmer alert! Reading to the end matters too. Survey and iPad giveaway below.] Products often start with concept design. And in many ways, they can end with concept design too. That’s why we plan to devote much of our energy over the coming weeks and months talking specifically about just this stage of product development […]

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Connecting the Silos of Design: the use of Integrated CAM and Industrial Design Apps

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Excellence in product design has become a key differentiator for manufacturers who must increasingly wrestle for their share of the market pie. When your product shares the same basic functionality and purpose of that of your competition, the look and feel or “design” of it can make the difference between success and failure in today’s […]

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Creo Customers: Santa Cruz seeks suspension bliss

Engineer friends–ready to geek out over bikes? In this episode of  The Product Design Show, Vince and Allison give you a brief history of two-wheel innovation, and then show off an experimental tricycle and a shopping cart with pedals. Definitely worth watching. Among the clips, you’ll see a new line of Santa Cruz bikes too. […]

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Creo Customer: FESTO Ranks “Jaw-Dropping” in TED Talk

If you’re not familiar with them, TED Talks are short speeches by “the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers.”  Topics include technology, entertainment, design, business and more. Last week, TED featured a creation we talked about last April in the German edition this blog: FESTO’s SmartBird. As TED presenters, FESTO joins world thought leaders with […]

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MCADCafe: Some Questions Answered About PTC’s Creo 1.0

“PTC continues to develop and deliver CAM solutions that span a broad set of needs and are integrated with our design solutions. The Creo CAM strategy is mainly focused on improving the usability of our products, developing functionality to serve the production machining market, and expanding the user base mid-market, by serving the mold & […]

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Creo 1.0: Creo Parametric sketching and editing demo’d

With Creo 1.0, we’ve introduced productivity enhancements, for our parametric-based app, compared to Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0. In this demonstration, Jon Buchowski, Vice President of Creo Product Management at PTC,  shows key additions for Creo Parametric: Fast access to the sketching environment On-the-fly reference picking Dynamic preview Tapers and drafts you can add as you create […]

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Creo Customers: Sport Court Keeps Balls Bouncing with Creo

Next time you watch a game of tennis, soccer [Ed – or footbal as us Brits call it], futzbal, or even table tennis–look down. You might be witnessing a Creo engineering success story. Many playing courts, indoor and outdoor, now are constructed with Sport Court’s athletic surfaces, designed with Creo’s direct modeling tools. The Sport Court surfaces […]

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