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3DCS, CATIA V5, Cache Mode and You - A How To Guide on Using Cache Mode in CATIA V5

3DCS, CATIA V5, Cache Mode and You - A How To Guide on Using Cache Mode in CATIA V5

 

This Tips and Tactics article walks through the use and value of using the Cache Mode tool in CATIA V5. This tool greatly increases the speed at which modelers can work on large models. 

Introduction

3DCS and CATIA V5, together, offer great tools for a robust user experience. This article focuses on one of those tools, called Cache Mode. Cache Mode in CATIA V5 offers flexibility when building a Tolerance Model in 3DCS. When Cache Mode is activated, large amounts of data are stored in a local folder, reducing the overall size of an assembly. For 3DCS users, this means building and running Simulations of an entire vehicle faster. 

Topics: CATIA 3DCS T&T

DCS at Siemens PLM World to Showcase New Siemens NX Product

DCS at Siemens PLM World to Showcase New Siemens NX Product

Dimensional Control Systems is releasing 3DCS for NX, the new version of 3DCS Variation Analyst fully integrated in Siemens NX CAD platform and is revealing this new product at Siemens PLM World.

Orlando, FL May 16, 2016 – Dimensional Control Systemes (DCS) is announcing the release of 3DCS for NX, the tolerance and variation analysis software now fully integrated in Siemens NX CAD system. DCS will be showcasing this new software tool at PLM Connection Americas hosted by Siemens PLM World this week in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Shingle Hotel May 16th – 19th.

Topics: 3DCS Tolerance Analysis Siemens NX

3DCS for NX Highlights - See First Hand How 3DCS for NX Can Benefit Your Organization

Highlights From the 3DCS for NX Webinar

Looking for a quick peek at the new 3DCS for NX? These short video clips are a great way to see the functionality and understand more about the software. Illustrated by Gary Bell, DCS Senior Variation Analyst, the videos walk through some of the major uses of the software. 

The purpose of tolerance analysis is to understand and validate that if you go into production with your current process, component part tolerances and indexing methods, will you meet your final dimensional goals.

3DCS is industry standard for aerospace and automotive companies looking to product more efficiently by reducing non-conformance, scrap and rework. 

Topics: 3DCS Tolerance Analysis Siemens NX

DCS Partners with Siemens at PLM World to Showcase 3DCS for NX

DCS Partners With Siemens to Showcase New NX CAD Integrated Tool

Dimensional Control Systems is attending PLM World May 16th – 19th to demonstrated 3DCS for NX, a fully integrated variation analysis tool for Siemens NX CAD platform.

Detroit, MI May 11, 2016 – Dimensional Control Systems (DCS) is demonstrating the new 3DCS for NX, a fully integrated variation analysis tool in Siemens NX CAD, at PLM World May 16th – 19th in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel. This new version of 3DCS leverages all that the NX environment has to offer, from streamlined part updates to full utilization of embedded GD&T or PMI and Teamcenter file storage.

Topics: 3DCS Tolerance Analysis Siemens NX

Take Aways from SME MFG4 - Manufacturing for the Future - Hartford, CT, USA

DCS Showcased Plant Wide Quality Solutions at MFG4 in Hartford Connecticut

At the MFG4 - Manufacturing 4 the Future - Brought together industry leaders in metrology and manufacturing to discuss the future of both. 

 

Organized by SME - the Society of Manufacturing Engineers - the MFG4 conference began each day with a keynote. The first was presented by GE Global Chief Manufacturing Scientist Stephan Biller -

Keynote Presentation: The 21st Century Brilliant Factory
Stephan Biller, Chief Manufacturing Scientist, Manufacturing and Research
GE Global Research

I was very excited to hear Stephan Biller speak, and took away some great points. Some of the ideas that I took away from the keynote included the drive for Data Driven Manufacturing, America's Educational Shortcomings and the increasing Interconnection of Systems. 

(Connecticut Conference Center images courtesy http://www.ctconventions.com/)

 

Topics: QDM