Posts Tagged ‘Solid Edge’

Robust modelling

4 August 2016, by Alan No Comments
Parts, Solid Edge, Synchronous Technology, Tips

Back in the late 90’s Rick Mason was the guru when it came to Solid Edge and I was recently asked for Rick’s guidelines for robust modelling practice and thought it still useful and relevant to those users using feature based modelling (included below). This does also highlight to me the advances that Siemens have

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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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Getting full depth welds

15 December 2014, by Alan No Comments
Assemblies, Solid Edge, Tips, Welds

Have you ever wondered how to get your groove welds to extend to the full depth of a groove?           There are extra settings on the command bar that are not used by default, but are available for use when needed. Here’s how: Step 1: Start the Gr0ove weld command and

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Case Study: Streetscape NZ

11 June 2014, by Alan No Comments
Case Studies

Using Siemens Solid Edge, the Streetscape team developed the award winning Kumutoto toilets in Wellington. 1,050 total views, no views today

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Case Study: Kimball Furniture

16 May 2014, by Alan No Comments
Case Studies, Solid Edge

Kimball International, Inc. (Kimball) provides a variety of products from two business segments: the Electronic Manufacturing Services segment and the Furniture segment. The Kimball Electronics Group provides engineering and manufacturing services, which utilize common production and support capabilities globally, to automotive, industrial, medical and public safety markets. The Furniture segment provides furniture for the office

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Case Study: Industrial Control Associates, Inc.

16 April 2014, by Alan No Comments
Case Studies, Solid Edge

Industrial Control Associates, Inc. (ICA) is a systems integrator and machine builder specializing in programmable logic control (PLC) system machines. The company provides custom-fabricated machinery and control panels, complete electrical/mechanical installation and turnkey integration, custom robotics, motion applications, machine modifications and enhancements, and nondestructive testing systems for companies in a wide range of industries. Its

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Solid Edge ST 7 sneak peeks

11 April 2014, by Alan No Comments
News, Solid Edge

With the arrival of Solid Edge ST7 later this year CAD guru Matt Lombard has some tasty pre-release information on new functionality. If you are interested in some of what the new version will deliver, and haven’t already had a look, check out the articles in the Solid Edge Blogs… http://community.plm.automation.siemens.com/t5/Solid-Edge-Community-Blog/bg-p/solid-edge-news 788 total views, no views

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Case Study: Fripp Design and Research

24 March 2014, by Alan No Comments
Case Studies, Solid Edge

Fripp Design and Research were able to cut development time and reduced the financial risk of innovation by switching to Solid Edge. 684 total views, 1 views today

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Solid Edge Tips: March

24 March 2014, by Alan No Comments
Drafting, Solid Edge, Tips

Each month we endeavour to add some Solid Edge Tips to our site to keep you up-to-date with new features and items you may have missed. Here are our Tips for March: 804 total views, no views today

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Case Study: Back Cove Yachts

10 March 2014, by Alan No Comments
Case Studies, Solid Edge

Using synchronous technology, motorized yacht manufacturer Back Cove Yachts makes more design iterations than it could with traditional history-based modeling processes. It also increased productivity and creativity, spent more time to refine boat aesthetics and gained better ability to respond to customer and dealer input. 680 total views, no views today

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Femap and Solid Edge Simulation

6 March 2014, by Alan No Comments
Femap, Solid Edge, Synchronous Technology

One of the questions many design/engineering organisations face is whether to invest in CAD-embedded FEA or go for standalone general purpose FEA like Femap with NX Nastran.  Each has its merits, and in this post we outline why either or both would be the right choice. 1,996 total views, 2 views today

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Solid Edge Tips: January 2014

22 January 2014, by Andrew Ecker 2 Comments
Tips

Each month we endeavour to add some Solid Edge Tips to our site to keep you up-to-date with new features and items you may have missed. Here are our Tips for January: Peer Edge Locate Whilst in Assembly we can create new features like holes in one part using the geometry identified in other parts.

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