Articles on ‘News’

Challenges faced by switching CAD software

18 February 2016, by Alan No Comments
News, Solid Edge, Synchronous Technology

I recently read an article by a CAD vendor highlighting the main reasons it is hard to switch from one CAD system to another and how they can overcome these. The number one issue they gave was Legacy Data: “As of now, there is still no automatic way to translate files from one major CAD

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Solid Edge ST8 – MSI Maintenance Pack 1 Announcement

1 September 2015, by Alan No Comments
Assemblies, Drafting, News, Parts, Sheet Metal, Solid Edge

Note: The Solid Edge ST8 Maintenance Pack format and process has changed PLEASE READ CAREFULLY Release Notes: Microsoft Installer (MSI) Maintenance Packs – Beginning with Solid Edge ST8, Maintenance Packs are delivered as and installed using Microsoft Installer (MSI) technology. Solid Edge MSI based Maintenance Packs are installed and tracked as Product Updates. • MSI Product

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Solid Edge. Design better.

7 November 2014, by Andrew Ecker No Comments
News, Solid Edge

Check out some of the great things people are designing with Solid Edge in the new video from Siemens. 824 total views, 1 views today

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Solid Edge ST6 Maintenance pack 10

16 September 2014, by Andrew Ecker No Comments
News, Solid Edge

The latest Maintenance Pack (MP10) for Solid Edge ST6 is now available for download. The address below will take you to the download page on the Siemens support website (GTAC). Nb: You will need a valid Webkey account to login in.

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Downloading Solid Edge ST7

26 August 2014, by Andrew Ecker No Comments
News, Solid Edge, Tips

Solid Edge ST7 is available right now for maintenance customers to download from GTAC. The download is approximately 3GB in size, so you will need a reasonable internet connection. You may also want to look at download managers, especially if your internet connection is not 100% reliable. Goto the download area at GTAC and login

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Solid Edge ST7 is released

12 August 2014, by Andrew Ecker No Comments
News, Solid Edge

Solid Edge ST7 has been released and is available for download (if you can’t wait for it to arrive in the post). If you are going to install it you will need to download a new ST7 license too. If you are ‘mid-project ‘ we’d recommend waiting until MP1 is released to ensure any ‘gremlins’

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How can I work ‘smarter’ in Solid Edge?

4 August 2014, by Andrew Ecker No Comments
News, Solid Edge, Synchronous Technology, Tips

New to Solid Edge or an experienced ‘Super User’? Even if you’ve been using 3D CAD for years it’s never too late to pick up good or better habits. Something which would almost certainly help you achieve this is the implementation of something called Resilient Modelling. If you’ve not heard the term before (and I

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The Future?

22 July 2014, by Alan No Comments
News, Teamcenter, Uncategorized

Where is CAD going? What can I do to work smarter? Should I take a look at what PDM can do for my business (again)? This pdf, published via GRABCAD, puts the latest spin on future trends for engineering. Food for thought. 816 total views, 1 views today

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Solid Edge ST6 Maintenance pack 8

24 June 2014, by Alan 1 Comment
News, Solid Edge

The latest Maintenance Pack (MP8) for Solid Edge ST6 is now available for download. The address below will take you to the download page on the Siemens support website (GTAC). Nb: You will need a valid Webkey account to login in. 933 total views, no views today

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Femap used by NASA

19 June 2014, by Alan No Comments
Case Studies, Femap, News

Delivering a roving science laboratory from Earth to the planet Mars requires meticulous planning and precision performance. You only have one chance to get it right; there’s no margin for error. Engineers and scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology had to make crucial decisions thousands of times over

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Teamcenter chosen by Toyota

5 June 2014, by Alan No Comments
News, Teamcenter

In order to keep abreast of ever changing safety codes, Toyota decided to implement a new safety information management system based on PLM that would standardize processes across multiple divisions. After evaluating several PLM software solutions, Toyota has chosen Teamcenter to help manage its vehicle safety information management system. They started trialling Siemens PLM in

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EMEX – prize winners & thank you for visiting us

31 May 2014, by Andrew Ecker No Comments
News

This week our Solid Edge experts Andrew Ecker and Andy Rigby attended the Engineering, Machinery and Electronics Exhibition (EMEX) in Auckland, along with our Sydney-based Femap specialist Vernon McKenzie. It was a busy show, and we were very pleased with the number of people who visited to discuss and view Solid Edge, Femap with NX

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