Tag Archives: CAD

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Five Tips for Becoming a Next Generation CAD Designer and Rapid Prototyper

19 hours ago

As time goes on, we are quickly seeing an ever-changing job market. Many employers are looking for new designers with additive manufacturing skills in their bag of tricks. Along with…

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Behind the Design: The (Re)Making of an Already-Successful Quirky Product

5 days ago

Along with other Quirky hits such as the more recent Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner, the Pivot Power falls in line with one of Quirky’s well-positioned design strategies: make existing…

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The Zcan Wireless Scanner Mouse Allows You to Scan Your Sketches and Jump Into SolidWorks Immediately

3 weeks ago

Add this to our growing bucket of things we wish we would have thought of before. The Zcan is a new ergonomic wireless mouse design that lets users swipe in…

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Watch These Master Blacksmiths Design and Fabricate ‘Captain America’s Throwing Shields’

3 weeks ago

When it comes to superheroes, their weapons of choice are almost just as iconic as the heroes themselves. Superman has his superpowers, Batman has his Batarangs, Iron Man has his…

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‘Fab by Example’ Aims to Take the Complexity Out of Product Design for Consumers…Huh?

1 month ago

So far we’ve seen 3D printing being used at the consumer/prosumer level as a way to create static objects with relatively few—if any—moving parts. A large part of this is…

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Pixologic Announces New ZBrush 4R7 With Luxion KeyShot Bridge Integration for $249

1 month ago

For the ZBrush fanatics out there with a penchant for ooey-gooey digital clay modeling, this past weekend was an exciting one if you happened to be in Hollywood, California for…

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Luxion KeyShot 5 Reviewed: A Faster and Leaner Addition to the Product Designer’s Toolkit

2 months ago

When it comes to rendering a 3D model, there are generally two directions one could go in: a drag and drop solution or a fine-tuned custom solution with more dials…

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Autodesk Brings Cloudy CAM Power To Fusion 360

4 months ago

If you have been with us, tracking the growth of Autodesk‚Äôs cloud-based CAD platform Fusion 360, we have some more good news for you. After the last update that brought…

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Foam for Thought: Examining CNC Foam Milling and Appreciating the Work Behind It

9 months ago

3D modelers of both the engineering and artistic flavors can probably agree that seeing the realization of their digital models is one of the most rewarding aspects of the job….