With Markforged being most widely known for their hardware and range of printable materials, it can be easy to forget that they are also heavily software-focused as a company. After all, their cloud-based Eiger slicing software is easy to use, scalable and is the only 3D printing slicer to obtain … [Read more...] about Announcing In-Process Laser Inspection With Markforged Blacksmith
Building on PDM Professional with SOLIDWORKS Manage SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional provides the SOLIDWORKS CAD community a robust, highly configurable environment to manage your complex CAD documents, inform your colleagues of changes, and automate the creation of deliverables, like PDF drawings, … [Read more...] about Solving the Top 4 Challenges in PDM with SOLIDWORKS Manage
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, women comprise about 47 percent of the overall workforce. When it comes to science and engineering, however, only 14 percent of engineers are female. While a gradual increase of women in engineering has occurred in recent decades, there are … [Read more...] about 8 Influential Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented By Women
How often do you wait until you have a physical prototype in hand to start your wire harness design? Do you see revisions to your mechanical assemblies that force changes to your wire harnesses? Have you seen delays to product launches due to waiting for your wire harnesses to be designed and built? … [Read more...] about How to Integrate Wire Harness Design in Your SOLIDWORKS Assemblies
As your design nears completion, you might be concerned with how it’ll perform during a physical test or in a real-life environment. As we know, physical testing can be a costly and time-consuming process and many design issues can be predicted using software like SOLIDWORKS Simulation. With these … [Read more...] about Which is Better: Simulation Consulting vs In-House Simulation Tools?
If you are thinking of bringing HP Jet Fusion printing technology in house, it is important to understand the human labor required to operate the system. I work with people all the time who are contemplating who to hire, or who to train, and the types of skills needed to effectively run one of these … [Read more...] about Labor Required to Operate the HP 5200 3D Printing System
At Hawk Ridge Systems, we’re proud to have established relationships with a range of respected product and service suppliers through our Certified Partner Program. We vet the solutions these companies offer based on their ability to fill the gaps in a typical SOLIDWORKS-based engineering process. … [Read more...] about Hawk Ridge Systems Partner Reopens Dental Offices with Corona Shield
Parts printed with Markforged composite 3D printers exhibit incredible print quality, dimensional accuracy and excellent mechanical properties that allow them to be used in a wide variety of end-use applications. To achieve these results from the CFF process, however, it is critical that your … [Read more...] about Identifying and Preventing Wet Markforged Material