Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Mastercam - How to assign objects to Levels

Sending objects and demensions to different levels in Mastercam can be tricky. This demo shows how to transfer existing elements after their creation. It also shows how to quickly change the attributes of an object such as a line to become a centerline.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

CATIA V5 - How to use Ferderation in Generative Shape Design

Sometimes when making design changes in V5, the user experiences errors. The reason is because the Federation option is not checked. Federation allows for drastic modifications while keeping the part intact.

Click here to download the sample file.

Friday, October 2, 2009

How to Use Pattern Based mate

This demo shows how to use Pattern Based mates in SolidWorks. The trick is to have the windows tiled and drag the part into the assembly. The Part is to contain previously defined reference mates. Note the ability to change the mates after it was created to reverse the orientation.

CATIA V5 - Fluent CFD add-on

Rapid Flow Modeling Demo from Fluent.

FLUENT for CATIA V5 software brings fluid flow and heat transfer analysis into the CATIA V5 product lifecycle management (PLM) environment. It fully integrates FLUENT rapid flow modeling technology into the CATIA PLM process. Operating within the native CATIA data structures, it provides a full generative relationship between your manufacturing-ready geometry models and the flow analysis model. Design, analysis, and optimization happen all within the single workflow of the CATIA V5 environment.