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Did You Know? Knurling on a Cylindrical Face

Pick up an old pliers, a metal dumbbell, or a dart from your dartboard, and you’ll notice their handles have a similar texture. The process that creates the crisscross pattern cut in the metal is called knurling. It’s used on various handles, knobs, and thumbscrews where someone might need extra grip. How do you create […]

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The PTC Partner Network: 1800 Years of Experience Gathers

All over the world, PTC users look to our authorized partners for recommendations, expertise, and training. But I’ll tell you a secret: We get as much from partners as you do. Partners often serve as our front line in industry, alerting us to trends and challenges; they ask us hard questions; and they advocate for […]

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PACCAR Uses Video Training To Help Upgrade Users to PTC Creo

When it comes time to roll out PTC Creo 3.0 at your organization, you should consider using short, instructional training videos to get people become familiar with all the great new features and functions. That’s exactly how Walter Brewer familiarized his fellow engineers with PTC Creo 2.0, including PTC Creo Parametric, PTC Creo Simulate, PTC […]

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GraphicSpeak: PTC Releases Free PTC Creo Student Edition, Parametric Design Primer

“The PTC University Academic Program is offering free downloads of the PTC Creo Student Edition as well as a free PTC Creo Primer Guide for Students.” “The primer teaches students how to use PTC Creo Parametric by providing an example of how they might use the software in the real world. Students will be taught how to use […]

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PTC Academic Program Offers Free Downloads of PTC Creo Student Edition

Attention science and engineering students: The PTC University Academic Program is offering free downloads of the PTC Creo Student Edition as well as a free PTC Creo Primer Guide for Students who want to get to know the software better. The primer will introduce students to the modeling, visualization and design tools in PTC Creo […]

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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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The Learning Connector Continues to Gain Popularity Among PTC Customers

I recently sat down with Kim Springston of PTC University to discuss the success of the “LearningConnector,” an e-learning application for PTC Creo, PTC Windchill and PTC Mathcad. We’ve talked about this topic occasionally, but the overwhelmingly positive customer feedback and future plans for the app are worth exploring. According to Kim, one customer even noted […]

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What Are We Looking for? Top PTC Learning Connector Searches

If you use PTC Creo, you’re probably already familiar with the PTC Learning Connector. Click the Learning Connector icon from within the software, and you see short instructional videos, help topics, knowledge base articles, e-learning library recommendations, and more. There’s also a Search field, so that you can quickly reach all the Learning Connector information […]

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What PTC Creo Classes Are We Attending? Top 10 Instructor-Led Classes

While we recently talked about PTC offering free online tutorials and eLearning, it’s about time we take a closer look at the most classical form of training: a room full of students exchanging ideas and experiences, guided by an expert teacher. (Actually, the room wouldn’t be full, as PTC University training classes are held in small […]

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On Our Way to a Better Fruit Bowl: Top 10 Free Tutorials from PTC

When we launched the PTC University Learning Exchange in 2011, we boasted 150 free expert tutorials for our users. Today, there are 250 for PTC Creo Parametric 2.0 alone and over 330 including PTC Creo Parametric 1.0. You can also find these 2- to 5-minute instructional videos for PTC Creo Direct, Layout, Options Modeler, and […]

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