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3DCS Version 7.6 NOW AVAILABLE - Learn About New Features in the First Webinar

Use GD&T to Put Tolerances on Your Model

3DCS Now Has a Complete GD&T Interface for Building PMI onto Your Simulation Model 

3DCS Version 7.6 is now available to all DCS Clients with active maintenance -- go to https://fileshare.3dcs.com/ to download the new version. 

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis Webinar Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo Press Release

Academic and Generational Influence on Model Based Definition Adoption

Academic and Generational Influence on Model Based Definition Adoption

Is there an increase in GD&T or MBD in Academia, and is there any influence from the younger generation on MBD adoption

The fifth and last part in the DCS series of Model Based Definition (MBD) articles, Norm Crawford, an expert in MBD implementation, discusses MBD with us at DCS, and shares his experiences in both successes and failures in Model Based Definition.

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

Webinar Thurs, Feb 21st - NEW 3DCS Version 7.6 GD&T Interface and Application

NEW Version 7.6 for 3DCS Variation Analyst - CATIA, NX, CREO Integrated and Multi-CAD

Learn about the new features in 3DCS Version 7.6 and the updates to the software

Every major update of 3DCS includes some major features, which are demonstrated in the DCS Webinar Series for that version. To join the webinar, click below:

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

Adopting GD&T - Getting Started with GD&T in Model Based Definition

Adopting GD&T as Part of Model Based Definition

Model Based Definition MBD truly shines when used with GD&T, which can be a challenge of itself. 

The fourth part in the DCS series of Model Based Definition (MBD) articles, Norm Crawford, an expert in MBD implementation, discusses MBD with us at DCS, and shares his experiences in both successes and failures in Model Based Definition.

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

Optimize Design and Process with the Digital Twin - Featured in Manufacturing Today

Create Digital Twins in 3DCS to Simulate the Design and Manufacturing Process with CAD

Dimensional Control Systems provides software and services to analyze assemblies before they are manufactured to determine improvements that could save $1 million or more in production.

Posted on Manufacturing Today --- http://www.manufacturing-today.com/featured/exclusive-features/2245-dimensional-control-systems-2

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis CATIA V6 Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo Press Release

The Largest Barrier and Common Mistakes in Implementing Model Based Definition

The Greatest Challenge and Common Mistakes in Implementing Model Based Definition

MBD offers a lot of value to those companies that implement it, however, it is often more difficult to implement than predicted from an unexpected source. 

The third part in the DCS series of Model Based Definition (MBD) articles, Norm Crawford, an expert in MBD implementation, discusses MBD with us at DCS, and shares his experiences in both successes and failures in Model Based Definition.

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