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What's New for 3DCS Tolerance Analysis Software V7.4.1.0 (Coming Soon!)

V7.4.1.0 Delivers New Features and Updates Including the New Simulation Based Sensitivity Analysis (AAO Add-on)

Coming Soon! 3DCS V7.4.1.0

The new version of 3DCS Variation Analyst software has a large number of updates, fixes and new features, including a big upgrade to 3DCS AAO Advanced Analyzer and Optimizer Add-on Module

The upcoming version of 3DCS includes a lot of new material, and even more improvements requested by DCS's customers. Don't forget to let us know when you find bugs or see a place for improvement in 3DCS. It is you, our users and customers, that really drive the direction of development. 

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis FEA CATIA V6 Webinar Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo

Run Tolerance Analysis Stacks Two, Three, Four Times Faster!

Two New Features Coming to 3DCS that Vastly Increase Analysis Speed

DCS is adding two new features to 3DCS that will greatly decrease your analysis time, getting you the answers you need faster than ever before. 

  • Shared Memory - Single Machine Multi-Core Processing - Enhanced speed on standard 3DCS software
  • Distributed Parallelization - Cloud Computing - Pay per use high performance processing 

Monte Carlo Analysis, especially in complex models and models using FEA (Finite Element Analysis) data can take a long time to finish running and provide outputs. These two new features help you reduce these run times significantly. 

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis FEA CATIA V6 Webinar Siemens NX 3DCS Creo

DCS Workshops Teach Tolerance Analysis Skills - FEA and Modeling Tips

DCS Workshops Teach Tolerance Analysis Skills - FEA and Modeling Tips

DCS Workshops at the DCS Global Technology Conference teach new users how to bring Finite Element Analysis into their tolerance analysis simulations and a series of tips, tools and tactics to improve modeling speed and efficiency.

From Tackling Tough Tolerance Analysis Scenarios - DCS Conference Day 3

DCS Workshops - Modeling Efficiencies and FEA Compliant Modeler

With the morning over, the room was re-formed into two smaller rooms to conduct the training workshops. There were two workshops in total, and all attendees were able to attend one, then the other. 
Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis T&T FEA CATIA V6 Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo Global Technology Conference

Tackling Tough Tolerance Analysis Scenarios - DCS Conference Day 3

Experts in Tolerance Analysis Share Their Insight Into Handling Tough Tolerance Analysis Scenarios

Not every model is three pieces of sheet metal and a simple set of bolts. Some models pose a greater challenge than others, and these presenters and workshops combined to help users tackle those challenges. 

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Perceived Quality Tolerance Analysis SPC FEA CATIA V6 QDM Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo Global Technology Conference

Industry Successes with Tolerance Analysis and SPC - DCS Conference Day 2

Manufacturers From Across the Globe Share Their Successes with 3DCS and Tolerance Analysis

Day 2 of the DCS Conference featured a variety of manufacturers and engineers sharing their experiences and successes with tolerance analysis and QDM WEB and how they have benefited as a result. Here are the highlights from the day:

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Perceived Quality Tolerance Analysis SPC FEA CATIA V6 QDM Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo Global Technology Conference

New Developments in Tolerance Analysis - DCS Conference Day 1

DCS 2017 Global Technology Conference - a World Class Success 

DCS brought together professionals from across the globe to learn and share experiences about tolerance analysis and discover the latest innovations in the field of dimensional management

DCS hosted their 3rd Global Technology and User Conference last week, bringing together engineers, managers and professionals from aerospace, medical device, automotive, consumer electronics and energy to share insights and experiences in the field of dimensional engineering and tolerance analysis. 

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Perceived Quality Tolerance Analysis SPC FEA CATIA V6 QDM Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo Global Technology Conference

Simulating Weld and Clamp Sequences and Screw Torque

Upcoming Webinar: 3DCS FEA Compliant Modeler - Advanced Applications

The upcoming webinar on March 30th will showcase three advanced applications of Compliant Modeler. These include: Weld Sequences, Clamping/Riveting Stretch and Sequence and Bolt/Screw Torque.

When: March 30

Topics: 3DCS FEA

3DCS Webinar Series - Finite Element Analysis FEA Compliant Modeler

3DCS 7.4 Part 2 - Using 3DCS FEA Compliant Modeler in Version 7.4

The second part of the 7.4 series will cover the 3DCS FEA Compliant Modeler Add-on module in Two Webinars.

This Webinar is in two parts:

Topics: 3DCS FEA

SAE 2016 World Congress: New Product Announcement and Presentation on Optimizing Weld Sequences in Automotive and Aerospace Structures

DCS Announces New Product, and Showcases 3DCS Advanced Analysis to Optimize Weld Sequences at SAE 2016 World Congress 

Dimensional Control Systems (DCS) is proud to announce the upcoming release of 3DCS Variation Analysis for NX. This new version of 3DCS, the flagship variation analysis tool developed by DCS, is now fully integrated in Siemens NX. This allows users to work within a single environment, streamlining the the worklfow of design to analysis and creating consistency in GD&T and engineering processes. 

Topics: 3DCS Tolerance Analysis FEA Webinar QDM Siemens NX

Improving Fuel Efficiency in Aircraft Using Dimensional Management on Gap and Step Conditions - Presented at Aerodef 2016

Improving Fuel Efficiency in Aircraft Using Dimensional Management on Gap and Step Conditions

Presented at Aerodef 2016 by Donald Jasurda, Vice President Sales, DCS

Topics: CATIA 3DCS SPC FEA