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The Future of Manufacturing

This is a guest article from SolidProfessor. See their Design for Manufacturing live streaming event on DFM – The Fundamental Best Practice. Manufacturing–past and present   When thinking about manufacturing, most people probably think of big warehouses, assembly lines, and… Continue Reading

Earning Your CSWA in 3 Easy Steps (SOLIDWORKS)

This guest article about becoming SOLIDWORKS certified (CSWA) is from the experts at SolidProfessor. 3DEngr visitors can start with a SolidProfessor free account. The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) exam is the entry-level SOLIDWORKS certification, demonstrating basic SOLIDWORKS skills. Even if… Continue Reading

5 Tips for Getting SOLIDWORKS Certified: CSWP

This guest article about becoming SOLIDWORKS certified (CSWP) is from SolidProfessor. 3DEngr visitors can get this SolidProfessor account free. The CSWP (Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional) exam is one of the top industry certifications for demonstrating your expertise using SOLIDWORKS. Through SolidProfessor’s… Continue Reading

The Top Android Apps for 3D Printing

3D printing is a fast-growing technology. Similarly, mobile applications have been growing in availability and popularity to assist in 3d CAD and 3d printing. 3D computer aided design with a variety of software and applications and 3D printing is already… Continue Reading

Tutorial Videos Available For Rhino V5

One of the common CAD programs I keep hearing mentioned is Rhino. According to Wikipedia Rhino was originally a closed-source open beta and there is still a very active development group. There is also an active support forum for the… Continue Reading

Google Sketchup Initial Review

This post reviews Google Sketchup and focuses on getting started with it. If you would like more in-depth training on 3D CAD applications and software you can get started with a free membership to access tutorials on various software. It… Continue Reading

Alibre Design Initial Reaction

It would be nice to have a free, lightweight, platform independent, user friendly, powerful CAD software that works for everything. Unfortunately most CAD packages only deliver on a few of these criterion. In an attempt to broaden my knowledge, and… Continue Reading

3dVia Shape Initial Reaction

It would be nice to have a free, lightweight, platform independent, user friendly, powerful CAD software that works for everything. Unfortunately most CAD packages only deliver on a few of these criterion. In an attempt to broaden my knowledge, and… Continue Reading

CAD Packages

There are lots of CAD software available these days. Some are available for designers and engineers who are creating a broad variety of items. Others serve niche markets, like those available for bike frame design, jewelry, and home layouts. Below… Continue Reading

Models

Seems like a good enough title for a place to post some models. This is the sheet metal part created by following the built-in Solidworks tutorial. The file was saved as a .3dxml file and uploaded to 3DVia so that… Continue Reading