3DEXPERIENCE, Iot, IIot and Industry 4.0

By | March 22nd, 2017|3DExperience, Cloud, Collaboration, Experience|

Will IoT have influences on your business? Do you see all advantages and possibilities or do you think your business is immune to coming changes? In this article we will raise some questions and hopefully give you some input on how you can utilize already installed software. […]

Customized Graph Settings in Abaqus 2016/2017

By | January 30th, 2017|Abaqus FEA, Mechanical Engineering|

I will show you how to set the axis labels and legends to 24pt, and the axis labels (Energy / Time) to 18pt as new default options using “Save Display Options” and with Python. Both methods can be used to customize other settings such as background color (I prefer a solid white background), the averaging threshold etc. […]

Downgrade a Catia model to a previous release (V5 and 3DExp)

By | January 13th, 2017|3DExperience, CATIA, Design, Design, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, System, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

Recently, we received a question from a customer regarding downgrading of Catia files in V5 and 3DExperience, so if you have struggled too, keep on reading. […]

10 new features in 3DExperience 2017x On Cloud!

By | January 11th, 2017|3DExperience, Announcement, CATIA, Cloud, Collaboration, Experience|

Since December 2016 the cloud users have access to the new 3DExperience 2017X release! This article deals about 10 major updates that have been released for CATIA and ENOVIA 3DExperience on Cloud. By reading this 10-points list you will see a modern user interface, the new visualization capabilities on the rich client and brand-new PLM functionalities in the Cloud Platform. […]

Introduction to the 3Dexperience (Part 2)

By | December 9th, 2016|3DExperience, CATIA, Cloud, Collaboration, Design, Design, Engineering, Experience, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Simulation, Simulia|

In this part we will mainly focus on data management on the platform using different roles and collaborative spaces using the intuitive and unified user interface. […]

Introduction to the 3Dexperience (Part 1)

By | November 21st, 2016|3DExperience, Cloud, Collaboration, Experience, Videos|

By popular demand we will introduce you to the idea behind the 3DExperience Platform designed by Dassault Systèmes. We will shed some light on concepts such as  “On-Cloud”/“On-Premise” and “Web interface”/”Rich Client” which directly relates to practical usage. […]

Design Sheetmetal parts with the correct CATIA Package!

By | November 14th, 2016|3DExperience, CATIA, Cloud, Collaboration, Design, Design, Engineering, Experience, Mechanical Engineering, Videos|

With the brand new 3DExperience Mid-Market Packages, you can Design complex products for and Collaborate with several users on one single platform, using an intuitive user-interface and sharing the same data model. With the Mutli-Discipline Sheetmetal Designer, you can create sheetmetal parts, weld lines, solid parts, basics shapes, assemblies, mechanisms and drawings. In addition, the package includes Product Lifecycle Management functionalities to manage the data, create BOM tables, supervise projects and assign tasks for all users. […]

Use reverse engineering features to repair a surface

By | November 4th, 2016|CATIA, Design, Design, Engineering, Experience, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Reverse Engineering, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

Today, many boat’ hulls that are designed from different CAD software contain connectivity errors, such as holes, gaps, overlaps, bumps, patch singularities, tangency defect, etc. These problems disallow the “offsetability” of the hull’s surface. This article will show you how it is possible to use reverse engineering tool to transform a tesselated surface into a proper surface. It is also suitable for STL and Scan model. […]

Transform a Scan into a Surface with CATIA 3DExperience

By | October 27th, 2016|CATIA, Design, Engineering, Experience, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

One of our customer runs CFD Analysis on Boats. The software is using provides STL outputs. A STL model is a lightweight representation that only contains triangles. It is mainly used for 3D printing and also by some 3Dviewer. Our customer contacted us because he needed to transform his scan into a surface. This article will explain you how we can transform a scan into a surface using automatic feature in CATIA. […]

Introduction to programming in CATIA V5

By | October 17th, 2016|CATIA, Mechanical Engineering, Scripting|

Why do you want automation in CAD? With automation you can rationalize repetitive common tasks to increase speed and accuracy, or as a skilled employee transfer knowledge to juniors by making tools which they can use. […]