What's New in 3DCS V7.9 and QDM V8.1

3DCS Version

The new versions of 3DCS sport new enhancements, fixes, and brand-new features to help improve modeling and template authoring to save you time while giving you new options. 


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Major Features in Version

The new version of 3DCS brings quality of life improvements, new features, and updates. To see all of the new features, join DCS for a 2 part webinar series to see the new version live. 

In the first part, you'll see:

  • V5\3DX with Model Navigator
  • 3DCS Tree Hiding Empty Parts
  • Model Navigator \ Branch Tree
  • Simulation Convergence
  • Normality Testing
  • Thermal Scaling
  • Improved Iteration Move

In Part 2, you'll see:

  1. Feature Angle Measure 
  2. GD&T Help 
  3. Tree Linking Wizard,  Minimum linking rules 
  4. Feature Linking Wizard 
  5. Dll Action Tree 
  6. Contributor Analysis Enhancement
  7. DVM & MVM Enhancement 
  8. Google Suite Support 

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QDM Version 8.1  

The new release of QDM Analyst brings a variety of quality of life improvements as well as new features to help you sort your SPC data, organize your charts, and improve your templates for quality reporting. 

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The new features include: 

  • Assign Classification – Batch mode
  • Base Template – Classification Based Sorting
  • Ergoplace – All Sides
  • Gage R&R  - Enhancements
  • Import Data with Classification
  • Sort data by Classification
  • Update Nominals – Interface
  • Link documents to Report
  • QDM Configurable Banner
  • Merge only XYZ charts
  • 2D Template Layout Wizard
  • Tolerance Negotiation – Updates
  • Advanced Hide Options
  • Measurement Chart Manager Interface
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  • Webinars OnDemand
  • Dimensional Engineering Articles



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