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Tag Archives: Computer-aided Design (CAD) Software

Prep 3D Print Files and Connect 3D Printers

Version 3.0 of Ultimaker's 3D print preparation software introduces integration plug-ins for major CAD systems and a new user interface with recommended settings for organizing 3D print jobs quickly. Image courtesy of Ultimaker.

With a new version of its 3D print preparation software and new firmware to connect an array of its 3D printers, Ultimaker makes things interesting.

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Regarding FEA, Who Are You Calling Dumb?

Tony Abbey is a self-proclaimed fan of analogies. When considering finite element analysis (FEA) elements, he asks readers to consider them as players on your football team who have a certain level of intelligence.

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FEA Modeling for Change

Fig. 1: The geometry model of the chassis.

This article reviews some ways in which FEA modeling can anticipate design changes and keep ahead of the curve.

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