Evaluating Stresses and Forces in Threaded Fasteners with ANSYS Mechanical, Part 2

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 […]

Press Release: Grant to ASU, PADT, and Others for Advancement of 3D Printing Post-Processing Techniques

We are very pleased to announce that PADT is part of another successful Federal grant with ASU in the area of Additive Manufacturing.  This is the second funded research effort we have been part of in the past twelve months and also our second America Makes funded project. It is another great example of PADT’s […]

All Things ANSYS 029 – Thoughts on The 2019 ANSYS Sales Kickoff & Exciting Applications for IcePak

  Published on: January 23rd, 2019 With: Eric Miller Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by some very special guests, to discuss how their company makes use of ANSYS IcePak, followed by PADT’s thoughts on the information delivered at this year’s ANSYS Sales Kickoff. If you […]

Discussing Tools for AM with Softwareconnect.com

With the substantial growth of more advanced manufacturing technologies over the past decade, the engineering world has seen additive manufacturing lead the way towards the future of innovation. While the process of additive manufacturing, has proven to yield valuable results that can drastically reduce lead time and overall cost, without an effective design and an […]

Webinar Replay – Drop Test Simulation: Analyze Stress & Deformation without Breaking Your Device

Wouldn’t it be useful to be able to determine BEFORE the drop, whether the component would survive? Drop tests have become a key part of the product development process of various companies, and are commonly used to assess the integrity of parts and assemblies when it comes to commercial consumer goods, and electronic components. Physical drop tests […]

Introducing the 2019 Tucson ANSYS User Conference

PADT is excited to announce the agenda for our 2019 Tucson ANSYS User Conference. This single day event brings together ANSYS users, partners, and industry experts for networking, learning, and sharing of innovative ideas. Join us after work at Brother John’s BBQ from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm to explore the role ANSYS simulation plays right here in Tucson Arizona. […]

All Things ANSYS 028 – A Year in Review: Predictions for ANSYS in 2019

  Published on: January 7th, 2019 With: Eric Miller, Joe Woodward, & Ted Harris Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, and Specialist Mechanical Engineer Joe Woodward, for a discussion on their predictions for ANSYS in 2019, and a look […]

2018, What a Great Year for PADT

Just a few more days before PADT’s Holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s Day. As much as we try to finish things up, 2018 is not going to bed without a fight. Everyone is busy. And that is what the entire year was like. Some years you remember more than most, and I think […]

All Things ANSYS 027 – 2018 Wrap-up – Our Favorite ANSYS Features From This Year

  Published on: December 17th, 2018 With: Eric Miller, Tom Chadwick, Joe Woodward, & Ahmed Fayad Description:     In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Simulation Support Team, including Tom Chadwick, Joe Woodward, and Ahmed Fayad for a round-table discussion of their favorite ANSYS features released […]

How to Use Lattice Optimization in ANSYS Mechanical and ANSYS SpaceClaim 19.2

One of the great new features in ANSYS Mechanical 19.2 is the ability to perform a lattice optimization.  Accomplished as an option within Topology Optimization, lattice optimization allows us to generate a lattice structure within our region of interest.  It includes varying thickness of the lattice members as part of the optimization. Lattice structures can […]

All Things ANSYS 026 – Eigenvalue Buckling & Post-buckling Analysis in ANSYS Mechanical

  Published on: December 3rd, 2018 With: Eric Miller & Joe Woodward Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Specialist Mechanical Engineer, Joe Woodward to discuss how eigenvalue buckling can effect the load factor of a structure, and what applications it has for a variety […]

All Things ANSYS 025 – Elevating Post Processing with ANSYS Ensight

  Published on: November 19th, 2018 With: Eric Miller & Clinton Smith Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s CFD Team Lead Engineer and PhD, Clinton Smith to discuss what makes ANSYS Ensight so special, including the boost it gives to both post processing speed […]

Getting it Right the First Time: Streamlining Metal 3D Printing with ANSYS Additive Solutions

Don’t miss this informative presentation – Secure your spot today! If this is your first time registering for one of our Bright Talk webinars, simply click the link and fill out the attached form. We promise that the information you provide will only be shared with those promoting the event (PADT). You will only have […]

Introducing TPU 92A – The latest FDM material from Stratasys

PADT is excited to announce the release of the latest FDM material from Stratasys: TPU 92A. Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) is a type of elastomer material, known for its flexibility, resilience, tear resistance, and high elongation. It’s a highly process-able material which makes it ideal for additive manufacturing. TPU 92A is an elastomeric material that is ideal […]