PROVIDING TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS TO ADVANCE MANUFACTURING

SOLIDWORKS 2019 LAUNCH EVENTS

Join us in a city near you to experience what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2019 and the latest in additive manufacturing technologies. See product demonstrations and use case examples of new capabilities. Hear from featured speakers who will share their best practices and tips and tricks with you.

Reserve Your Seat

OPTIMIZING ADDITIVE WITH LEAN SIX SIGMA (LEAN MANUFACTURING) WEBINAR

How much are your delays costing you? When a prototype isn’t perfect and needs to be reprinted, can you put a price on it? Factoring in the cost of labor, extra material, and processing is just the tip of the iceberg.

SAVE YOUR SPOT

AWARD-WINNING SERVICE & SUPPORT

17,000
CUSTOMERS
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION RATING
#1
STRATASYS SELLER WORLDWIDE

BLOG

BKW Instruments Increases Productivity by 100% Using DriveWorks Pro

by: Christa Prokos Tuesday, September 18, 2018
BKW Instruments is a four generation, family-run company based in Manchester, UK. They provide several types of equipment linked to pressure, temperature, level, flow, valves, and analytical instrumentation solutions or services to several industries in the UK. Earlier this year at DriveWorks World 2018, the DriveW...
CONTINUE READING 

Detergent and Media: PostProcess Chemistry

by: Gerald Matarazzo Thursday, September 13, 2018
In part one of our PostProcess Technologies three-part blog series, we covered the first aspect of their unique innovative value - AUTOMAT3D. In part two we’re diving into a unique value PostProcess Technologies provides that the entire company is based upon - Chemistry. PostProcess chemistry consists of two dist...
CONTINUE READING 

6 Considerations for Concluding a SOLIDWORKS PDM Latency Analysis (Part 3)

by: Joe Frank Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Welcome back to part three of our blog series where we’re discussing SOLIDWORKS PDM topology and latency. In part one, we introduced the subject and defined important terms discussed along the way. In part two we ran tests to put some real numbers on how our servers would interact with the users when various latency ...
CONTINUE READING 

Performing a Latency Study in SOLIDWORKS PDM (Part 2)

by: Joe Frank Monday, September 10, 2018
In part one of our SOLIDWORKS PDM blog series, we learned about the topology of SOLIDWORKS PDM including the necessary terminology to better understand how the architecture or the various servers interact with each other and how numerous tests can be run to define these interactions. Now, let’s take a deeper look and...
CONTINUE READING 

Real or Rendered? Represent Real Life with SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional

by: David Janicki Saturday, September 8, 2018
Imagine the power tool section of a hardware store. Above the shelf of impact drivers is a display photo showing the entire product line from drills to power saws. But wait, how confident are you that these tools were actually produced and photographed? Maybe they were merely designed in 3D CAD and rendered realistical...
CONTINUE READING 

AUTOMAT3D: 3D Printing Support Material Software by PostProcess Technologies

by: Gerald Matarazzo Friday, September 7, 2018
Since the inception of 3D printing, there have been phenomenal, albeit incremental innovations and improvements with virtually every step of the manufacturing workflow. Part Design has Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) procedures and Generative Design, Pre-Printing setup has software like GrabCAD (part slicing/s...
CONTINUE READING 

SOLIDWORKS PDM ADMINISTRATOR 101: Topology & Latency (Part 1)

by: Joe Frank Friday, September 7, 2018
Are you a new SOLIDWORKS PDM administrator? Has your company grown in recent years?  Have divisions or facilities been added since SOLIDWORKS PDM was originally deployed?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Companies in recent years have experienced many if not all of these changes. SOL...
CONTINUE READING 

10 Ways SOLIDWORKS CAM and CAMWorks are Crucial to Your Manufacturing Process

by: Jeff Reiser Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Since the 2018 release of SOLIDWORKS, users on subscription have CAM capabilities within their SOLIDWORKS environment. With this integration of SOLIDWORKS CAM, users can now complete the design and manufacturing process within one system. Design changes, file formats, and file compatibility are just a few issues we com...
CONTINUE READING 

The Best Software for the 3D Printing Professional: SOLIDWORKS and GrabCAD Print

by: Lisa Hannon Thursday, August 30, 2018
With the largest technical team in the industry, our staff at Fisher Unitech knows a thing or two about 3D printing and 3D CAD software. Our experts have helped everyone, from designers and engineers to manufacturers and students, find the perfect CAD software to meet their 3D printing needs. We’ve found that, for th...
CONTINUE READING 

Attend a SOLIDWORKS 2019 Launch Event Near You

by: Christa Prokos Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Fall is always an exciting time of year for the SOLIDWORKS community. It’s when the new release of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software is unveiled at launch events. Whether you are a SOLIDWORKS power user, or just starting out, SOLIDWORKS 2019 contains hundreds of new, user-driven enhancements that make it the best release ev...
CONTINUE READING 

SOLIDWORKS Motion Analysis vs. SOLIDWORKS Mate Controller

by: Madison Bryce Monday, August 27, 2018
Welcome back to my blog series where I’m taking you on the journey from an idea to a working model. See how I took my concept of an automated drink dispenser, designed it, 3D modeled it, coded it, and eventually, 3D printed it. In my previous blog, I discussed the design process using SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software. In t...
CONTINUE READING 

Material Mayhem: 3 Tips For Optimizing FDM 3D Printing Materials

by: Gerald Matarazzo Friday, August 24, 2018
3D printing is primarily known for its ability to dramatically increase efficiency in any environment it is applied to. From decreasing prototyping and labor costs, reducing cycle times, and instilling Lean Manufacturing principles (which I’ll be discussing further in my upcoming webcast), it is a major player in tod...
CONTINUE READING