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Behind the Scenes: Altair Inspire Cast Meshing with SimLab

by Shaun Bentley

Behind the Scenes: Altair Inspire Cast Meshing with SimLab

In this article, we will look at one of the few cases where we bump into a problem caused by some modeling practices that are not well-suited for simulation, and how easy it is to use SimLab to help track down the problem.

Creating Multiple Parts From One Part File in SOLIDWORKS

by Brandon Harris

pendant assembly

While working on projects in SOLIDWORKS, I sometimes find myself in a situation where I’m creating multiple parts that combine to make a whole. Over the course of my experiences, I have seen a few approaches to this.

New Stratasys J55 3D Printer: Created for Your Workspace

by Richard Cromwell

The J55 was engineered from the ground up to offer design studios and educators the full reliability and quality of Stratasys’ PolyJet technology in an easy-to-use, small footprint, ultra-office friendly package – all at an affordable price.

Beating COVID-19 with a Snorkel

by Shaun Bentley

Beating COVID-19 with a snorkel

With the partnership of CAD, computer simulation, and 3D printing experience, we were able to get a working prototype of an adaptor that would convert a snorkel mask into a respirator in less than 24 hours.

Manifold Optimization with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation – Part 1

by Arunachalam Thiraviam

Modified Optimization with SOLIDWORKS Flow

The automotive world is filled with engineers who are constantly trying to improve the performance of their vehicles by swapping out their stock parts with custom designs. This can be a tedious and expensive process if you are attempting a new design that hasn’t been field-tested.

New Creaform 3D Scanner Updates for 2020

by William Huertas

Creaform recently introduced some hardware and software updates in a few of their product lines including the Go!SCAN, HandySCAN, and VXelements software. Let’s go over some of the details.

8 Altair Inspire Cast Tips: solidThinking Unit Access

by Drew Tucker

Altair solidThinking Dashboard

This is the final blog in our eight-part series for getting started with Altair Inspire Cast! We’ve solved meshing issues, element size queries, added custom materials to the database, and much more. In this final quick tip, you’ll learn how to gain access to solidThinking units and the portal.

8 Altair Inspire Cast Tips: Adding Custom Materials

by Drew Tucker

Welcome to part seven of our Altair Inspire Cast blog series. In this eight-part series, we address common issues that can occur and share how to easily solve them. In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to add custom materials.

8 Altair Inspire Cast Tips: Detecting Porosity Problems

by Drew Tucker

Altair Inspire Cast Analysis Explorer

Having porosity issues with your casting? The answer to that question is “yes” 99% of the time it’s asked – so you’re not alone! Altair Inspire Cast has some excellent tools to help you diagnose and correct these defects.

8 Altair Inspire Cast Tips: Component Mesh Factors

by Drew Tucker

Altair Inspire Cast Element Size is Very Small

Welcome to part five of our Altair Inspire Cast blog series. In this eight-part series, we share tips, tricks, and address common issues and questions when getting started with Inspire Cast. In this quick tip, you’ll learn about Component Mesh Factors.