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July 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Mate Controller

By | July 21st, 2017|SOLIDWORKS, Tech Tips|

There is a great new enhancement in SOLIDWORKS 2017 that improves the Mate Controller tool. One of the benefits in creating assembly designs in CAD is the ability to simulate component motion. In CAD, you [...]

Additive Manufacturing Innovating the Future of Aviation

By | July 19th, 2017|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Stratasys|

As the adoption of additive manufacturing processes continues to take hold in aviation, with leaders like Airbus incorporating hundreds of printed parts on their new generation aircraft, and Boeing production lines, we’re starting to recognize [...]

Mastercam Connected to MachiningCloud

By | July 17th, 2017|Mastercam, News / Promos|

With the release of Mastercam 2018, Mastercam is now connected to MachiningCloud. The Mastercam MachiningCloud connection provides users access to MachiningCloud's cutting tool product data from within Mastercam. Mastercam customers now have direct access to [...]

What is Chip Load?

By | July 14th, 2017|Mastercam, Tech Tips|

As part of our Foundations of Cutting Metal series, we are going to discuss Chip Load and Feed Per Tooth or Inch Per Tooth in relation to milling. Chip Load or Feed Per Tooth is the theoretical length [...]

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Advanced Holes

By | July 12th, 2017|SOLIDWORKS, Tech Tips|

Since as early as SolidWorks 2000, SolidWorks has had the Hole Wizard tool to quickly help you create a hole on your part with a predefined cross-section, based on the standard and sizes that you [...]

Upcoming Mastercam 2018 Rollout Events

By | July 10th, 2017|Events, Mastercam|

Just a reminder that we have two Mastercam 2018 Rollout events coming up over the next two weeks in two different locations. With events in both NJ and CT we hope that most of our [...]