Posts in category: ‘CAD jobs’

You Can Now Order Parts Through Workbench

If you’re a Workbench user, you probably already know that the CAD collaboration tool is a convenient PDM solution for teams working on complex projects or product designs.

Workbench is ideal for distributed teams working across multiple departments, locations or even timezones. It allows you to track and control any version of your project, the ability to restore previous files or even work directly inside your favorite CAD system via an add-on.

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GrabCAD Community Top 3D CAD Models

Dape is a designer out of Slavonski Brod, Croatia who joined the GrabCAD Community in August of 2014 and has been a very active member since then, with a GrabCAD Score of more than 113,000 whose models have been downloaded 68,705 times.

We asked Dape to share some of his favorite models from the GrabCAD Community Library and tell us a little bit about why he liked them so much.

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Benchmarks: Time to Put your CAD Workstation to the Test

We showed you in an earlier post how to build your own customized CAD workstation from the ground up at an affordable cost, but even the best tool is only as good as what it is used for.

Now is the time to put your customized CAD workstation to the test and see what it can really do!

The day of reckoning is at hand - the money and toil poured into your CAD workstation must now face judgment. Sure, you might be sporting 2688 CUDA cores that can pump out 187 billion texels per second. A righteous sounding number, if you were paid by the texel that is. Spec dropping can quickly escalate out of hand, thanks to the internet. Who cares that your workstation leverages a tetra-bat of graphics to muster 70 billion more gigaflop-joules-per-fortnight-squared or that it might do the Kessel run in less than 14 – or perhaps 12 – parsecs? Before someone furrows their brow and disapprovingly folds their arms at your outlandish claims of CAD performance, it's high time to remove all doubt. Prove it.

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Engineering Your Own Kick-Ass CAD Workstation Build on a Budget

You want a professional-quality CAD workstation but you don't want to break the bank? Fear not, this article will offer you a number of tips, tricks, and advice to build a  customized CAD workstation to suit your needs without going broke in the process.

An engineer is particular about his/her tools, and there's no more important or personal an engineering tool these days than the CAD workstation. While you could just fork over your hard-earned cash for a turnkey CAD configuration designed for corporate sensibilities, you want a PC engineered your way. You want serious CAD power, but at reasonable prices. We can build it. We have the technology.

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Should You Hire New CAD Help? Nope.

Business is good and you're anticipating a big new project. The development team seems stretched, and you think it might be time to add headcount. But as a manager, you know that finding the funds and approval for a new employee is rarely easy. And nobody wants to hire someone today, only to have to lay him or her off 6 months from now when the current projects wrap up.

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