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David Ramsey

Can xDesign be Compared to Desktop SOLIDWORKS?

Designing on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform is a growing part of our lives, and the developers at Dassault Systemes are doing their very best to make…

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Using Multiple Contours in a Single Sketch

SOLIDWORKS gives users the ability to create sketches using multiple contours. These contours go on to further define regions that can also be selected for…

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Dimensioning Sketches For Symmetry in SOLIDWORKS

In this article, we will define this hub shape and use a diameter dimension tool to help control the overall dimensions. I’m going to start…

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Three Ways to Add Threads to a 3D Printed Part

The idea for this tip came to me as I was working on my remote-control (RC) Ornithopter design. The goal is to securely fasten the…

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Making an Automotive Wind Splitter Start-to-Finish with 3D Engineering

In my last video, I added a wind splitter to the front bumper of my Toyota MR2 using 3D printed mounting brackets that I created…

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New Automotive Mounting Brackets in Less Than a Day

The goal for this project was to create a set of 3D printed mounting brackets that I wanted to bolt to the factory mounting locations…

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Using 3D Scanning in the Fashion Industry

There is no doubt that wearing a quality fitted piece of clothing that you love can boost your confidence. In the exponentially growing world of…

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Using 3D Scanning in the Manufacturing Industry

3D Scanning has been around for quite some time now and has evolved to have a place in a multitude of applications, especially for manufacturing….

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Using 3D Scanning in the Automotive Industry

3D scanning has become a large component of business with tremendous benefits for a multitude of sectors, but its roots lie in manufacturing. Efficiently creating…

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Using 3D Scanning in Space Travel

NASA has renewed determination to send humans further into space than we could have dreamed. They have developed advanced programs like the Orion capsule and…

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Using 3D Scanning for Children’s Healthcare

3D scanning is becoming more and more vital in the world today. The ability to create an exact one-to-one replica of the object being scanned…

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Using 3D Scanning for Heritage Preservation

3D scanning and 3D printing are impacting the world of historical preservation. Whether it is scanning a city center or documenting the details of an…

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SOLIDWORKS 2021: Tips For a Successful Upgrade

It’s that time of the year, sweater weather is finally here! We always look forward to this season, not just for the pumpkin spice and…

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Surprising Ways a Performing Arts Department Can Use 3D Printing

In our most recent article in this series, we went through how 3D printing is influencing and bringing changes to engineering departments across different schools….

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Surprising Ways an Engineering Department Can Use 3D Printing

As we have seen throughout this series, departments in different areas such as healthcare and fine arts have benefited from 3D printing and have taken…

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