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Webinar - Batch Processor - Running Multiple Analyses for Dimensional Variation Studies

August Webinar - How to Use Batch Processor for Multiple Analyses

Batch Processor allows for multiple models and analysis to be run sequentially through a line code

When: August 29th, 11 am EST via Gotowebinar

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

How to Update Your Dimensional Variation Model with Design or Engineering Changes in SOLIDWORKS

How to Incorporate Engineering and CAD Model Changes into Your Dimensional Variation Analysis

CAD model and part updates are common during most product life-cycles and design phases, but can be difficult to incorporate into existing studies. 3DCS streamlines this process to make it easy to update existing and current analyses.

Dimensional engineers are often setting up their models and studies while the design team continues to revise the  CAD model that the analyses are based upon. As the designers continue to revise the model with engineering changes, design changes, and process changes, these updated CAD parts are passed to the engineers who need to update their studies.

In many cases, this can cause issues, as 1D stacks and many Excel based studies need to be started from the beginning with new parts, changes in hole sizes or location, or the addition of new features. 3DCS, however, has some quick tools to bypass these issues, making the use of new and updated parts easy. 

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

Dimensional Variation Analysis  in SOLIDWORKS - Opening and Assembling Your Product

Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA in SOLIDWORKS CAD

Open your Dimensional Variation Analysis software in SOLIDWORKS and assemble your product virtually

3DCS is now fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS. Inside the SOLIDWORKS platform, 3DCS is activated as two add-on workbenches:

Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis T&T CATIA V6 Webinar Siemens NX 3DCS Creo PTC Creo SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Tolerance Analysis -- See the NEW Integrated Manufacturing Simulation Tool 3DCS

Thursday Webinar -- See the NEW Integrated SOLIDWORKS Manufacturing Simulation and Tolerance Analysis Software

DCS is releasing a new version of 3DCS integrated into SOLIDWORKS CAD Software, and is showcasing this new version Thursday, July 25th at 11 am EST via GotoWebinar.

The New version of 3DCS integrated into SOLIDWORKS is coming soon! This webinar will showcase the product with a variety of modeling techniques and inputs. With multi-stage modeling as well as standard Moves, Tolerances, and Measures, there is something to see for both new users and experienced 3DCS modelers. 

Topics: 3DCS Tolerance Analysis Webinar Press Release SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Tolerance Analysis - Why Manufacturing Simulation Matters

Manufacturing Simulation Takes Tolerance Analysis to the Next Level

Tolerance Analysis often refers to just part tolerance stacks, leaving out a large piece of the big picture

Common tolerance analysis determines the combined variation from a series of interconnected parts in a one-dimensional or two-dimensional stack, such as below. Done commonly in Excel, these analyses are excellent for quick answers and simple assemblies. They do fall short quickly when you need to consider larger number of components, parts in three-dimensional configurations, and of course, starting over every time there is a design change or different output needed. The example below also depicts some complications with even a basic one dimensional stack. 

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

Moving from EXCEL to the Digital Twin with Tolerance Analysis

Understanding the Process of Going From EXCEL to a Digital Quality Twin

HOW QUALITY ASSURANCE MAKES YOUR ENGINEERING AND PRODUCTION EVEN MORE EFFICIENT

Author: Armin Schöne, CENIT AG
Topics: CATIA 3DCS Tolerance Analysis CATIA V6 QDM Siemens NX 3DCS Creo

GD&T and MBD Open Training Coming August 13-15, 2019

DCS is Hosting an Open GD&T Training Class Open to All Interested Professionals in Collaboration with Action Engineering

DCS and Action Engineering are collaborating to provide a 3 Day Open Training Class in August from Tuesday the 13th to Thursday the 15th. 

Add your name to the registration if you are interested; no commitment or payment required until July!

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

Getting Standardized with Model Based Definition MBD

Getting Standardized with Model Based Definition - MBD

Model Based Definition is a powerful process that standardizes information across an organization

 

Realizing Value with Digital Model Solutions

It is all too common in the industry: a part design is created and sent out for production only to hit repeated snags as questions arise about symbols or values. Even simple misunderstandings, such as where the Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) lines terminate, have resulted in serious delays (in some cases, of more than a month) and non-conformance issues, which resulted in wasted products.[1]

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

New Software Package 3DCS for SOLIDWORKS, Fully Integrated in Dassault Systemes’ CAD Design Software

DCS Announces New Software Package 3DCS for SOLIDWORKS, Fully Integrated in Dassault Systemes’ CAD Design Software

Dimensional Control Systems, developer of 3DCS Variation Analyst Software, is releasing a new version of its software fully integrated in SOLIDWORKS CAD platform.

Dimensional Control Systems (DCS), engineering software developer, is proud to announce the upcoming release of 3DCS for SOLIDWORKS, a SOLIDWORKS integrated version of industry leading tolerance analysis software 3DCS Variation Analyst.

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

Webinar May 30 - Measurements - How to Use Measurements Other Than Point-to-Point in 3DCS

Webinar May 30 - Measurements - How to Use Measurements Other Than Point-to-Point in 3DCS

3DCS has a variety of Measurement methods to simulate different inspection devices or determine different outcomes

Modeling a Variation Analysis CAD Model creates a digital twin of your product. This virtual prototype behaves like your product, and can be used to simulate different builds of your product; essentially creating a digital assembly line and seeing all of the products made and how much variation each product has. 

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