Case Study

29
Mar

SolidThinking Case Study: Mountain Bicycles and Additive Manufacturing

RBC’s goal is to use additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to create very high-end mountain bikes that are tailored to an individual’s weight, height, and riding style.

Although the team at RBC had considerable experience in additive manufacturing and developing products, it required multiple partnerships.

28
Mar

Lighter and stiffer architectural components with Inspire.

solidThinking Inspire does not only help to save time and to reduce weight and material: additional benefits, like fast learning curve, become obvious when compared to other solutions available on the market.

28
Mar

SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Markforged 3D Printers.

Markforged’s mission is to provide its customers with high strength parts, built right the first time.

In 2014, Markforged revolutionized 3D printing with the introduction of the world’s first carbon-fiber composite 3D printer.

17
Mar

Markforged 3D printers are put to work in a Unilever factory

This factory, owned by Unilever, is responsible for producing hundreds to thousands of bags of Lipton Tea every day. This includes anything from extending machine life to speeding up machine processes, all to save money and improve the machines at the same time.

At factories like this, quick turnaround time is essential to keeping machines running.

10
Mar

3D Printed a Steering Knuckle Strong Enough to Win at the Detroit Maker Fair.

Designing a light, inexpensive go-kart steering knuckle was made easy with the Mark One. A real life MarioKart racers speed off from the starting line at the Power Racing Series at the Detroit Maker Fair 2015. Each of these go-karts were built by DIY makers whose creativity, innovation, and goofiness gave their karts a chance to shine. Among them is

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10
Mar

Triton redesigned their latest bike model with 3D printing.

Triton was interested in redesigning the rear yoke for their latest bike model. This yoke is a part of the bicycle’s titanium frame that connects the rear chainstays and the bottom bracket.

Triton let CML AT know that the part should be capable of withstanding a load equal to 130 kg.

24
Feb

Case Study: APEL Extrusions limited used Click2Extrude to improve their workflow.

“Based on the simulations that we ran in Click2Extrude, we were able to determine the end result without having to spend thousands of dollars on billets and press time for the actual trials.” Tony DaSilva, Vice President, Operations of APEL Extrusions

21
Feb

Practical Case Study: Steel Company Embraces 3D Printing into their Workflow

Practical Case Study: Steel Company Embraces 3D Printing into their Workflow

17
Feb

Martin Miller worked for a jeweller for 20 years, now he has his own company.

“I do my own casting,” Miller said. “The investment I use is designed for higher-temperature white gold. My castings come out great.”

26
Jan

Case Study: Philips OneBlade – Using solidThinking® Evolve for Concept Development and Visualization

Working in the collaboration-driven environment of Philips design demands tools that I can depend on to help deliver great products to market quickly. Evolve in particular is a powerful software for enabling designs in our fast-paced development environment. It helps me gain speed not only in bringing design concepts to life, but also in driving fast iteration loops with the development team.