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Sip Puff Bite

by Nathen Blas

“The goal is not to sail the boat, but rather to help the boat sail herself.” —John Rousmaniere

Technology Recreation Access Independence Lifestyle Sports (TRAILS)The Need

For my senior design capstone class, my

Smart Manufacturing and Tolerance-Based Machining

by Tyler Reid

Industry 4.0 is a term you are probably familiar with—the impending arrival of smart factories, with data-driven production equipment that will signal the 4th revolution in manufacturing technology. We know it’s coming, but how close are we? You may be

Modeling and 3D Printing a GoEngineer Clock

by Jared Trotter

GoEngineer Clock

3D Printing Inspiration

Recently, we received our Stratasys F120 3D printer.  We’ve been eager to get off some cool prints that showcase its 3D Printing capabilities. One of the ideas that I’ve had is to print the components for a

Curve Through XYZ Points…

by David Cersley

Sweep the Leg Image Example - SOLIDWORKS Complex Curves

In one of my recent classes a student asked, “Can I use an Excel file to create a 3D sketch that can be then swept?” The answer is yes, and I decided to show him and the entire class the

3D Printers: A Tool That’s Tough to Live Without

by Tate Brown

In my first month working with GoEngineer I have been surprised that so many of our prospective customers already love 3D printing and have great interest in 3D Printers. They’ve seen 3D printed metal parts, concrete houses, working hearts, and

Getting a grip with 3D Printing

by Nathen Blas

Grip

I acquired the Roboteurs RBX1 (Remix) robot arm from my colleague Preston Ruff who built and assembled the robot arm from a kit. Let’s talk about this.

STRATASYS – FDM Holes Without Support

by Mark Bashor

In this blog, we will highlight the capability of Stratasys FDM systems to build horizontal hole features without support and illustrate the benefits of using this approach.

Kinetic Art Project: Intro

by Brandon Harris

Learn how Brandon Harris uses SOLIDWORKS to power through a kinetic art project of his own. How have you used SOLIDWORKS lately?

3D Printed Potato Key Chains

by Sandy Ortez

Kids have always had some kind of symbol to signify they’re best friends. So when my daughter Marley asked if we (that is the GoEngineer technical team and I) could build a symbolic key chain that represented her bond with her buddies, I should not have been surprised.

Computer Hanging Up? Check your CPU or GPU.

by David Cersley

CPU

Are you starting to notice that when rendering a file or when rotating an assembly in SOLIDWORKS that the image becomes pixelated or hangs up? Learn some tips that might fix it in this blog post.

SOLIDWORKS CAD Stalls at Loading Task Planes

by David Cersley

You sit down at your computer and go to start SOLIDWORKS—OMG! It won’t load. It’s hung up! What do you do? Relax. Using the se steps, you’ll be up and running in no time flat.

How to Optimize SOLIDWORKS Designs Using Less Man Hours

by Omar Lopez

CORTIME

It can be extremely time-consuming (and sometimes frustrating) testing and retesting designs, whether your goal is mass reduction, flow maximization, temperature control, or other variables. The more design variations you create and test—intelligently— the greater your chances of finding the best design.