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This Week In Engineering & Design

This Week In Engineering & Design

This week in engineering and design delivered seed planting drones to help fight the depletion of our forests, Elon Musk’s plans for colonizing Mars, and a new 3D printable ink for producing synthetic bone implants. TECH NEWS This week we discovered just how far behind forestry is with automation. Currently trees are harvested by massive machines, but replanted by […]

This Week In Engineering & Design

This Week In Engineering & Design

This week in engineering and design delivered a new 3D printed take on the sundial, Airbus’ collaboration extension with Dassault Systemes, and faster bone healing with pulsed ultrasound waves with 3D printed casts. TECH NEWS The University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies is working with Holocaust survivors, recording their life stories to create 3D interactive videos. The […]

This Week In Engineering & Design

This Week In Engineering & Design

This week in engineering and design features how hurricanes help fight global warming, 3D printing and a copyright case involving cheerleader uniforms, and FAA announcements on drones. TECH NEWS New research has reveal that although hurricanes are a constant source of worry for residents of the southeastern United States, hurricanes have a major upside in counteracting global […]

How Design Changes Can Increase & Decrease 3D Printing Build Time

How Design Changes Can Increase & Decrease 3D Printing Build Time

Making the transition from using a job shop to owning a 3D printer is a major event for an engineering department. Having access to a printer at your own facility brings many benefits to a company, but among the most noticeable is speed. Prototypes that used to take weeks to send out for can now […]

This Week In Engineering & Design

This Week In Engineering & Design

This week in engineering and design brings us hope of a faster and more secure airport scanning system that can identify material at the DNA level, a new Goodyear sphere-shaped concept tire for autonomous vehicles, and one of the biggest 3D printed homes, that has a companion 3D printed vehicle, that generates and shares electricity. TECH NEWS It’s been a little over […]

CAPINC What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2015: Linear Pattern Enhancements

CAPINC What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2015: Linear Pattern Enhancements

CAPINC’s Application Engineer, Laura Weismantel stops by to discuss the linear pattern enhancements for SOLIDWORKS 2015. Watch the vlog to learn about the new functionality with selecting an end reference and pattern length.

Creating a SOLIDWORKS Assembly from a McMaster-Carr 3D CAD File

Creating a SOLIDWORKS Assembly from a McMaster-Carr 3D CAD File

Did you know that many online vendors offer free 3D CAD files of their products? Popular vendor websites, such as www.mcmaster.com , offer free 3D CAD file downloads for most of their online inventory. Importing these models to SOLIDWORKS is a great method for making sure that the part fits in with your design before […]

Four Hidden Costs to Bringing Tech Start-Ups to Market

Four Hidden Costs to Bringing Tech Start-Ups to Market

New tech start-ups fail for many different reasons, but some of the most heartbreaking cases are when an entrepreneur correctly identifies a market need, creates a stunning solution to meet that need, but then runs out of money during the production process before entering the market. Matt Murphy, the Program Manager for MADE@ MassChanellege explains […]

CAPINC Consulting Services Strengthen Your Superpowers

CAPINC Consulting Services Strengthen Your Superpowers

Consulting time is available from CAPINC to address needs of your company that are not covered by training courses and the standard support contract. The scope of our consulting service varies and is not limited to the following examples: One-on-one training/tutoring. Data management (PDM) implementation and customization. Complex part design, surfacing. Conversion of legacy CAD […]

Speed Up Development and Validation of Fabric and Composite Designs

Speed Up Development and Validation of Fabric and Composite Designs

For years, there’s been a great divide in the design industry.  If you were a hard goods designer, making angular metal things, your path to testing fit and function might look like this: Your favorite CAD system makes the shape, your CAM package generates G-code for your automatic CNC machine, and after some metal chips […]