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Part 10: May 30 -- Measures - Understanding measures other than point to point [REGISTER HERE]
SPECIAL: July 25 – Special Event! DCS New Product Demonstration – See firsthand the new product coming out from DCS
Part 11: August 29 – DoE Design of Experiments – Run multiple analyses as well as different versions of your model to determine optimal configurations.
Part 12: September 26 -- XForm -- The purpose of this module is to allow parts or features to be translated, rotated or transformed by a specific amount. This amount can be specified as a constant value or a calculated value from a measurement.
Part 13: October 24 – Kinematic Assembly – Analysis of Mechanical Range of Motion using Joints and Constraints
Part 14: November 21 – Understanding the Modeling Process – A complete model guide (process of building a model from start to finish [summarized]) – Showcasing a DCS method of modeling
Part 15: December 12 -- 3 Methods of Compliant Modeling – Showcasing and comparing Bend Move, AutoBend, FEA Compliant Modeler
Learn how to create GD&T in your CAD platform before reading it into 3DCS Software to begin your analysis and simulation.
Learn how to use Linear Dimensioning, Tolerance Hole Patterns and use Mixed Tolerance Types in a model.
Learn how to automate measurement plan creation from 3DCS and a CAD model, and then bring in Plant Data to account for Mean Shift and problem solve manufacturing issues.
Learn how to leverage 3 tools for Tolerance Negotiation, Standardize Measurement Strategy down the supply chain and utilize SPC systems in the Cloud.
Learn how to use the Iteration Move and Mechanical Moves in 3DCS.
Learn how to use the Pattern Move in 3DCS.
Learn about the new GD&T interface in 3DCS used to add tolerances and annotations to your models.
Learn how Excel Stacks may be giving you too little and leaving you with variation issues in manufacturing.
Learn how to use Linear Tolerancing, and the new Angular Tolerancing (Taper Tolerance) in 3DCS. In addition, find out more about Pattern Move and modeling Hinge features.
Find more about Worst Case Tolerance Analysis, 1D vs 3D, 3D vs. RSS with example models and the 3DCS Worst Case DLL.
Create measurement plans and manager reports from 3DCS for downstream manufacturing professionals and the quality team. .
The X-Plane move is a 6-Plane move that allows for more than six pairs of features to be selected and then best fits your parts. It is a powerful move that can be used in a large variety of situations and may become your go to move for modeling in 3DCS. Learn how to use it, and see a number of example models to start using this new move.
The first session is an overview of Version 7.5 and the new features, improvements and updates, with the following sessions delving into particular tools and features based on feedback from attendees.
Using measurement data from a CMM can give real insight into your production line, and help you discover mean shifts and product variation that may not have been represented in your simulation.
Black Box Methodology aims to turn sub-assemblies into single components when working in a model.
See how to speed up your analysis by 5000% or more!
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See how Simulation Based Sensitivity helps you handle non-linear relationships and account for mean shift.
9 Modeling Tips to help you model faster, and save you a headache when creating variation analysis models in 3DCS.
Don't use CATIA? Here are the buttons and click throughs (for explanations, watch the webinar above):
Showcasing the new 3DCS for Creo product in Creo Parametric, this is an excellent webinar for new and experienced 3DCS users looking to use Creo and 3DCS together.
The first part will cover the use of 3DCS FEA Compliant Modeler. Learn how to add Compliant Moves to existing models and manage FEA Mesh Files. What kind of outputs does Compliant Modeler produce? What are some best practices to getting the best results? These questions and more will be answered in the first part of the webinar.
Part two is for advanced application. Optimize assembly processes,
1. Advanced Analyzer Matrix – display all of your tolerances or measurements in a single table to quickly view outputs, statistics and make changes globally.
2. Critical Tolerance Identifier – Find the most critical tolerances in your model or the most critical part in your assembly that adds the greatest variation.
3. Tolerance Optimizer – Optimize your tolerances instantly to meets specified criteria, loosening non-critical areas and tightening critical ones.
4. Locator Sensitivity Analyzer – Use LSA to check and validate moves, tooling and locator strategies.
This part of the Essentials series focuses on tools and best practices that can be used in the beginning of modeling and during setup to make modeling easier throughout the process. This includes customizing tool bars, mouse shortcuts, creating scenes and Alias Display.
Focusing on modeling processes, this webinar covers Features Points, using CAD lines to show tooling, embedded GD&T, Joints and Constraints and other tools from the CAD system to speed up your modeling.
Covering Excel Import/Excel, Process Capability Database to connect your points to a database, color mapping, reporting and automated inspection plans.
With all the functionality you're familiar with in 3DCS Variation Analyst, 3DCS for NX allows you to leverage the NX CAD system to integrate with Teamcenter and to use NX tools with your 3DCS models.
This webinar covers both Joints and Constraints (Mechanical Moves) as well as the new Degree of Freedom Counter (DoF).
Part 1 of the Perceived Quality Series focuses on setting up and utilizing Spec Studies to set build objectives and view specifications of your product to determine their visual impact.
Part 2 of the Perceived Quality Series shows how a Monte Carlo analysis can be set up and used to determine the appearance of a product incorporating variation.
Introduction to new features for testing Moves and speeding up point and Move naming
Using visual tools to quickly analyze and present models as well as linking tolerances to a common, easily updated database (PCDB).
Using Compliant Modeler to model thermal expansion and other material properties
Using Mechanical Modeler Add-on to incorporate kinematic moves and over-constrained assemblies
Best practices and tips for making modeling faster and easier
Utilizing Closed Loop processes to connect simulation and manufacturing for continuous quality improvement
Use InspectionXpert and QDM to instantly generate compliance reports
See the latest updates to QDM 3D
Introduction to using QDM 3D to instantly generate reports from inspection and quality data
Create simple to use quality communication between companies.
See how easy it is to compare quality data. Compare simulation data with plant data.