All Things ANSYS 023 – Exploring the Latest & Greatest in ANSYS 19.2

  Published on: October 22nd, 2018 With: Eric Miller, Joe Woodward, Ted Harris, & Tom Chadwick Description:   In this episode the technical support staff at PADT returns to join your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller for a discussion on their favorite additions in ANSYS 19.2. This conversation includes PADT’s Specialist Mechanical Engineer […]

Press Release: PADT’S Quality Management System Receives AS9100D(2016) + ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Additive Manufacturing has been making a transition from a prototyping tool to an accepted way to make tooling and end-use parts across industries, and specifically in the Aerospace industry. PADT has always been at the leading edge of this transformation and today we are pleased to announce the next step in this evolution: The Quality […]

Meshing Enhancements in ANSYS 19.2 – Webinar

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All Things ANSYS 022 – Recap of the 2018 ANSYS Innovation Conference & Updates on ANSYS 19.2

  Published on: October 8th, 2018 With: Eric Miller, Joseph Hanson, Maryam Khorshidi, & Dominic Kedelty Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Joseph Hanson of Intel, and Maryam Khorshidi & Dominic Kedelty of MTD Products for a discussion on the presentations they saw at last […]

U.S. Patent on the Method and Apparatus for Removing 3D Printing Support Materials Awarded to PADT

This has been a busy year for PADT.  So busy in fact that we forgot an important announcement from January. PADT was granted US Patent 9,878,498 for some of the technology we use in our line of devices that remove soluble supports from 3D Printing parts.  The official title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REMOVING SUPPORT […]

Explore the Latest Advancements in Design Engineering with ANSYS 19.2 – Webinar

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Evaluating Stresses and Forces in Threaded Fasteners with ANSYS Mechanical

Fasteners are one of the most common and fundamental engineering components we encounter. Proper design of fasteners is so fundamental, every Mechanical Engineer takes a University course in which the proper design of these components is covered (or at least a course in which the required textbook does so). With recent increases in computational power […]

All Things ANSYS 021 – Introducing the ANSYS Innovation Conference

  Published on: September 24th, 2018 With: Eric Miller, Arkajyoti Chang, Chris Grieve, Aaron Edwards, and Andy Bauer Description: In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Arkajyoti Chang of Benchmark Electronics, Chris Grieve of Optis World, and Aaron Edwards & Andy Bauer of ANSYS Inc., for a discussion on where their companies fit […]

Updates and Enhancements in ANSYS Mechanical 19.2 – Webinar

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All Things ANSYS 020 – Modeling Flow & Heat Transfer with Flownex

  Published on: September 10th, 2018 With: Eric Miller, Luke Davidson, Vincent Britz, and Farai Hetze Description: In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Luke Davidson and Vincent Britz of M-Tech, and Farai Hetze from CFX-Berlin, for an interview on the what Flownex is, it’s capabilities for modeling flow […]

Eigenvalue Buckling and Post-buckling Analysis in ANSYS Mechanical

As often happens, I learned something new from one of my latest tech support cases. I’ll start with the basics and then get to what I learned. The question in this case was, “Can I use the mode shape as a starting position for an Eigenvalue Buckling?” My first thought was, “Sure, why not,” with […]

Don’t compromise your composite tooling design – Streamline your Sacrificial tooling with FDM

FDM Sacrificial Tooling: Using Additive Manufacturing for Sacrificial Composite Tool Production Additive manufacturing has seen an explosion of material options in recent years. With these new material options comes significant improvements in mechanical properties and the potential for new applications that extend well beyond prototyping; one such application being sacrificial tooling. Traditional composite manufacturing techniques […]

Design, Simulate, Print: ANSYS Offerings in Additive Manufacturing – Webinar

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All Things ANSYS 019 – Using Simulation for consumer goods – An interview with MTD Products

  Published on: August 27th, 2018 With: Eric Miller, Maryam Khorshidi, and Dominic Kedelty Description: In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Maryam Khorshidi and Dominic Kedelty from MTD Products, for an interview regarding how they use ANSYS simulation to engineer consumer goods such as lawnmowers and leafblowers; followed […]

Pictures and Impressions from the 2018 Colorado Additive Manufacturing Day

Someone in the business of giving advice on social situation once said that you need four ingredients for an event to be a success: great conversation with the right people at the right location with the right food and beverage.  All of that came together last week in Littleton Colorado for PADT’s third annual Colorado Additive […]