It seems like 3D printers can use any material nowadays. There are some that use lasers to print in metal, additively fusing layer after layer of powder into intricate shapes. There are some that can print in chocolate. Most 3D commercial printers create parts in some sort of plastic. However, even among plastic printers, there is […]
Producing a pre-production test part for a customer that closely represents the final product is a very valuable capability. It allows the customer to perform fit, form and function test to gain a high confidence level that the design will meet the requirements of the final product. In the case of medical product development, a […]
Back in July we ran an hour-long CAPUniversity webinar on the topic of Simulation involving large deflections. A subset of that presentation elicited so much feedback that I decided to elaborate on it as a blog post, to be a more permanent reference and so reach a larger number of users. If you’ve had a […]
Since your upgrade to SOLIDWORKS 2015 you might have noticed a new website called My.SolidWorks.com. Today’s blog is to help you understand this new service. What is MySolidWorks This is a new service SOLIDWORKS is providing to help you get answers, be current, learn more, and share & showcase all things SOLIDWORKS. MySolidWorks Highlights Buzz: Allows […]
CAPINC’s Senior Application Engineer, Andy Beaupre stops by to discuss a new feature released in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2015: Routing Diagnostics. Watch the vlog below to learn how you can start saving time with this new feature.
Stratasys 3D printers offer a wide variety of material and support build options. Choosing the correct part interior build style, visible surface style or support style can make a large difference when considering durability and material expense. To help you better decide the best build options for your parts, we created a print tray to show you the different choices in […]
Cold Weather Day Dreaming With my kayaks all stowed away for the winter, I recently had to resort to my next favorite water sport, dreaming about kayaking. This time it manifested as designing a modern take on a traditional skin on frame kayak. The frame construction for a skin on frame kayak involves bending long […]
CAPINC’s Application Engineer, Laura Weismantel stops by to discuss a new feature she’s loving in SOLIDWORKS 2015: the Chain Component Pattern. Watch the vlog to learn how it’s improving SOLIDWORKS assemblies.
The new connector wizard is the number one user requested enhancement for SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2015. Managing connector pin assignments across multiple schematics can be time consuming. The connector wizard is packed with automation and intelligence that will simplify and organize the use of connectors throughout your electrical projects. It is obvious that this tool is […]
I was working with a customer the other day and they wanted to develop a reasonably sophisticated template card for capturing data from a user. In this instance they wanted the user to input the name of a sub-directory the template created. You may know you can make a variable mandatory when defining it, but […]