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By |2019-03-14T20:03:08+01:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: CAD|Tags: |

In parametric solid modeling, the design of a detail is carried out through repetitive features that the system provides to the user. They are typically elementary operations such as profiles, sweeps, slots, holes or fillets. The designer’s work is usually organized according to rules aiming to the execution of a specific project. Let’s suppose we [...]

Ensure Quality Everywhere

By |2019-01-10T15:35:53+01:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: CAD|Tags: , , , , |

Every manufacturer uses precision metrology tools for quality control. From hand tools like calipers to room-filling equipment like CMMs. The most innovative companies also employ non-contact 3D scanning as an important addition to their QC toolbox. 3D scanners come in all shapes and sizes. They have matured into reliable, highly-accurate devices that can be [...]

Using Meshes in Design and Prototyping processes

By |2019-01-10T15:36:21+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: CAD|Tags: , , |

CAD software ThinkDesign The digital model in the Mesh format has entered with full rights the product development cycle and is more and more used in a large set of activities interacting with the processes of design, quality check and production. We shall illustrate the experience of Acripoli Srl from Rioveggio (BO, Italy), company developing molds [...]

10 Benefits: Zone Modeling & Zone Draft

By |2019-01-10T15:36:44+01:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: CAD|

The Zone Modeling extends the potentialities of Global Shape Modeling, allowing you to apply all GSM functionalities to the selected zones (faces) of a solid model. This innovative technology can be used effectively to change locally and a posteriori all kind of solids. Whether in native or foreign format, maintaining complete associativity and requiring less [...]