Monthly Archives: February 2014

Structural Framework Design in PTC Creo Parametric

Framework Design in PTC Creo Parametric

Structural metal frameworks or weldments are prevalent in many industries and become the foundation for a wider range of equipment. Defining, designing and documenting these structural frameworks can be burdensome and time consuming without the right tool. Today I want to discuss a few key features that PTC Creo Parametric has  for structural framework design, […]

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Almatec Protects the World’s Infrastructure with PTC Solutions

Utility cabinets line streets and alleys all over the world. They house equipment for traffic lights, power companies, and telecommunication. And despite their plain, boxy appearance, they require a lot of engineering consideration. For example, how will the color of cabinet heat up the interior when hit with direct sunlight? As most engineers know, light […]

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New eBook Describes the Latest Advances in CAD Consolidation Technology

CAD consolidation technology has come a long way, according to a new eBook by industry expert Chad Jackson. The new eBook, which is entitled “CAD Consolidation: Rewriting the Rules of Design Exchange,” begins with a description of a major challenge facing many companies today. As a result of mergers, acquisitions and a reluctance to let […]

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Three Good Reasons to Invest in Bundles Now

Buying CAD software as a bundle that includes discounted companion software and add-ons can jumpstart a company’s product development cycle and save money. We’ve talked several times on this blog about that recently. Unfortunately, business teams outside of design and engineering may need some more convincing. Management, finance, and procurement often prefer less upfront investment, […]

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Interoperability, Consolidation, Integration: What If We Could Make It All Go Away?

Monica Schnitger

We’ve been talking about how to get the most out of your CAD installation, and whether it might be time to re-evaluate what you have. One important aspect of streamlining your workflow is to look at how you deal with CAD models that are generated outside your immediate team. We all collaborate with others in […]

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Mechanism Design Capabilities in PTC Creo Parametric

Mechanism design in PTC Creo Parametric.

Did you know that as part of the core functionality of PTC Creo Parametric every user has access to significant mechanism design capabilities? The capabilities enable you to investigate the motion behavior of your design under real life circumstances. You can build assemblies using mechanical connections such as joints, cams and slots. It also provides […]

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Designing Fun into the Kitchen with PTC Creo

Marketers at Kuhn Rikon will tell you that the company strives to create cookware that is both innovative and fun. But when you see a curvy red polka-dotted potato peeler in the catalog, you begin to suspect the industrial designers are the ones having the most fun. They create products like spatulas, grinders, and corn […]

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Jetta Creates Life-Like Dinosaur With PTC Solutions

Don’t call PLEO rb the Dinosaur a “toy.” The folks at Jetta Company Limited prefer to think of it as an “autonomous interactive life form.” After all, how many “toys” have unique personalities with changing levels of maturity? How many toys know the difference between petting and playing rough? How many shiver when they’re cold? […]

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Revolutionize Your Product Reviews

Clients have a way of changing their minds during product reviews. Management and marketing, too. The very thing they asked for last week, no longer pleases them this week once they see the latest design. It happens to all designers and engineers. But now you can do something about it. You can use PTC Creo […]

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Reseller Relationship

Monica Schnitger

In this series, we’ve been discussing how one approaches the question of whether to change an incumbent CAD solution. We’ve looked at the pros and cons of staying with your current solution and considered if you’ll benefit from a “CAD+” solution, one that you can grow into. Today we’re going to look at how to […]

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