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January 16, 2018

Generative Design Produces Many Shapes, but Can You Make Them?

We are shown designs that generative design algorithms come up with. They are weird. “I wouldn’t have made it that way,” is your first thought. Aha! That’s the point Autodesk is making.

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Inside The Factory

February 28th - Join Autodesk and D3 as we host an online Inside The Factory session over Representations (Alt Reps) within Parts & Assemblies in Autodesk Inventor.   

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Fusion Hours

February 8th - Bring your Fusion 360 questions, be ready to talk! This is your chance to have open discussion with our Fusion 360 experts.  

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3ds Max Rendering (3DS-101)

February 11th - This is an introductory class for rendering in 3ds Max. It starts with importing existing 3D models into 3ds Max for rendering. Once the physical scene is created, this course outlines the basics of Environment, Lighting, and Material creation in 3ds Max.    

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AutoCAD Annotation (ACD-102)

February 18th - Labeling is critical for conveying your design. Grasp the concepts of styles and annotative scaling to get the results you need and then, with utilizing text, dimensions & tables, you're able to have a complete comprehensive drawing.   

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Protect IP and Improve Product Performance with 3D Printing

 Read the case study to discover how clear SLA 3D printing solutions helped Pedrollo achieve visibility into system performance and bring prototyping in-house.

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The Economics of 3D Printing Whitepaper

3D printing is advancing into the realm of production, both in terms of work-holding to assist in machining operations and custom end-use parts. While the value of a printer may not seem apparent at first, executing the calculations will tell a different story.

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D3 Announces New Metal 3D Printing Capabilities in it's Machine Shop

D3 Technologies announces new metal 3D printing capabilities in its Springfield Missouri machine shop with the addition of a Markforged Metal X printer. D3 can now demonstrate and sell an end-to-end manufacturing solution to clients and companies interested in 3D metal printing. 

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Using Equation Curves for Complex 3D Machining Operations

In Part 1 of this blog miniseries, I highlighted how the total Estimated Cost could be displayed for all quantities of an item in a Parts List via a Value Substitution.

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Secondary Features in Frame Generator

In this post I will show some framing that has an alignment leg, so that I could position and attach sheet metal panels on the frame. In the past I’ve designed machine framing that would serve as the “skeleton” for the equipment but is also required meet other needs.

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AutoCAD Flash Sale: Save 25%

For a limited time only, save up to 25%* on new subscriptions to AutoCAD®. That comes out to about $1,181 in savings** when you subscribe for 3 years. Don't miss out, this special offer ends January 22, 2019.

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Only 2 Like New 3D Printers Left for Sale

D3 is selling 3 different 3D printers at huge discounts. These printers are in "like new" condition and only very slightly used.

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