More than just black and white.
Have you ever had a drawing that should look like this:
Come in looking like this?
A big part of my job is talking with customers about their data management needs and helping them arrive at the proper solution. When we are working with companies using SOLIDWORKS, the answer seems easy. Enterprise PDM is the best way to manage your design files. The conversation can quickly get challenging as we start throwing out more acronyms, and this is where I come in.Read More
Matt Kokoski, Technical Manager at CADD Edge, took 2nd place this year at SOLIDWORKS World 2015 in their annual Model Mania Contest, competing against all worldwide resellers of SOLIDWORKS. Matt wanted to share his greatest tips to help you win the contest next year – tips that will also help you with your daily modeling challenges.
Don’t you wish SOLIDWORKS would offer a deal on their software? Has it been hard for you to justify additional licenses or even purchasing SOLIDWORKS due to price? The challenge is that SOLIDWORKS rarely discounts, and even more rarely offers a better price through any type of promotion.Read More
Integrating your engineering software is a great way to gain gigantic productivity gains at your company. If you start using an integrated solution for all aspects of your product design, you’ll find you can really get a product out the door much faster.Read More
In the engineering world, performance is the key to progress in your engineering career. We all want to better ourselves on a regular basis, and that can be difficult when you’re busy working on projects full time. However, there are a couple of quick and easy things you can do to better your skillset and make you a well-rounded engineer.Read More
The team at Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS came to CADD Edge and asked if we could help them show how easy it is to use 3D scanning, 3D CAD and 3D printing to rapidly create a custom fixture. Of course we said, “Yes we’d love to help!”Read More
We know a lot of companies focus on getting a product out the door as quickly as possible. However, it seems that when focusing on getting a project completed or a design finished, there’s a lot more emphasis on the engineers, and a lot less emphasis on looking at how that’s done, and whether there is a better, faster way to get that project complete.Read More
So we’ve all been there before, you have an existing part and you need to make another version of it but with a different filename. You perform a “Save As” and modify the part to the new specs. Only after that is done, you discover the original part has been mistakenly overwritten and modified while the saved off copy is untouched. What does this mean besides having to explain to your boss how your pc made it through the window? It means you are now adding wasted time repointing file references hoping your assembly doesn’t blow up too much….
Queue Direct TV.Read More