Tag Archives: 3D CAD

Simplifying Models for Analysis Using the PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension

PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension

Recently, I discussed how the PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX) makes working with imported CAD data , and accommodating late stage design changes much easier. Today, I’d like to discuss how PTC Creo FMX ( an extension of PTC Creo Parametric, the 3D modeling software) can help simplify models for analysis for both the […]

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PTC Simulation Director Discusses Roadmap, Strategic Importance of PTC Creo Simulate

Mark Fischer

PTC has a long history of offering simulation tools and that commitment will continue well into the future, according to Mark Fischer, the director of PTC’s simulation products & CAD partner strategy. Fischer, who has been with PTC for over 15 years, is at the forefront of the development of simulation technology at PTC, and […]

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Dealing with Late Stage Design Changes Using the PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension

Dealing with late stage design changes using PTC Creo FMX

Last week, I discussed how the PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX) makes working with imported CAD data much easier. Today, I will discuss the challenges of accommodating late stage design changes and how PTC Creo FMX can help. Product Development teams everywhere need to deal with late stage design changes. These can come from […]

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Working with non-Creo Data in PTC Creo Parametric

import data doctor in PTC Creo Parametric

It’s no secret that working with CAD data from multiple CAD platforms can be problematic for designers and engineers. Common complaints include increased inefficiency and compatibility issues which lead to product delays and higher development costs. This blog has previously published some useful material on the benefits of CAD consolidation. Today, I want to examine […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Have You Upgraded to PTC Creo Parametric? Realize Your Full Potential!

For the past month, I’ve been discussing key productivity advantages PTC Creo Parametric has over Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0, including: cross sectioning, measuring geometry, sheet metal, assembly performance, 3D annotations, a new user experience, and Freestyle modeling. Let’s say you’ve realized the value of these productivity increases and upgraded from Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 to PTC Creo […]

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