Best practices for composite tooling with additive manufacturing

Additively Manufactured: Best Practices for Composite Tooling with 3D Printing The advanced composites industry has a continual need for innovative tooling solutions. Conventional tooling is typically heavy, costly and time-consuming to produce. New applications, product improvements and the demand for faster, lower-cost tool creation challenge composite product manufacturers to innovate and remain competitive. The use […]

Press Release: NASA Awards a $127,000 STTR Research Grant to PADT and ASU for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

For as long as PADT has been involved in Additive Manufacturing, we have been interested in how the process of building geometry one layer at a time could be used to more closely represent how nature creates objects.  Nature is able to create strong, lightweight, and flexible structures that can not be created using traditional […]

All Things ANSYS 018 – Exploring the ANSYS Academic Program

  Published on: August 13th, 2018 With: Eric Miller & Gilles Eggenspieler Description: In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Gilles Eggenspieler, Worldwide Academic Program Sales Operations Director at ANSYS, Inc. for a deep dive into what the program is all about, including how to take advantage of […]

Elevate Your Post Processing & Visualization Quality with ANSYS EnSight – Webinar

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PADT Featured on local news show, talking about 3D Printing

We have a fantastic visit this morning from Cory McCloskey from KSAZ Fox10, one of our local TV Stations. They gave us a chance to show off our new Carbon On-Demand Manufacturing technology, some of the printing with do with Stratasys Objet technology for medical applications, and even spoke to our interns Garrett and Austin […]

Using ANSYS HPC or ANSYS HPC Pack Licenses in ANSYS Electronics Desktop (Maxwell or HFSS)

Taking advantage of HPC can dramatically speed up solutions for electronics simulations.  Depending on whether you have ANSYS HPC licenses or ANSYS HPC Pack licenses, a different setting needs to be made in the HPC options, as shown here. In Electronics Desktop, we click Tools > Options > HPC and Analysis Options: For ANSYS HPC […]

Privacy Policy for the PADT Blog

Who we are Our website address is: http://www.padtinc.com/blog. What personal data we collect and why we collect it Comments When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from […]

Discover the benefits of using additive manufacturing for composites

Introduction to Additive Manufacturing for Composites Additive manufacturing encompasses methods of fabrication that build objects through the successive addition of material, as opposed to subtractive methods such as CNC machining, that remove material until a final shape is achieved. Composite fabrication is one of the most original forms of additive manufacturing. Whether the process involves […]

World View talks about ANSYS usage on design of their Stratospheric Balloon Vehicles

We were pleased to see that PADT customer and ANSYS power users World View Enterprises were featured in the latest issue of ANSYS Advantage Magazine. This is such a cool application of technology and a great example of ANSYS usage.  You need to read the article, but to entice you a bit: They are using […]

Simulation in the Cloud – Challenges, Tools & Mindsets – Webinar

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Press Release: On-Demand High Performance Cloud Computing for Today’s Most Demanding Workflows Offered by PADT in Partnership with Nimbix

Sometimes if you look hard enough, you find what you need.  Ever since people started talking about running large simulation models in the “cloud” our engineers here at PADT have been looking for a good solution. We even offered our own service, and although it was fast and easy to use, we could not make […]

Recently Published: The Company is the Product, Tech is Rotting our Brains, July Doldrums, Picking a University, and Loyalty Programs

It’s been a varied couple of weeks when it comes to blog posts in the Phoenix Business Journal. Here is what we have put out there since the last update on the PADT blog: “The company itself is the now the product” takes a look at the shift in business towards the management of a […]

Can ANSYS Mechanical Handle My Required Modeling Precision?

Sometimes you need to use ANSYS Mechanical to model a big part as a way to determine a very small deflection.  The most common situation where this happens is optics. A lens that is around a meter in diameter may have nanometer distortions from mechanical or thermal loads that impact the optics. A customer asked […]

Investigating Signal Integrity: Finding Problems Before They Find You – Webinar

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All Things ANSYS 017 – Exploring the ANSYS HPC Benchmark Program & other ANSYS news

  Published on: July 10th, 2018 With: Eric Miller & Wim Slagter Description: In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Wim Slagter, Director of HPC & Cloud Alliances at ANSYS, Inc. for an interview and discussion of the ANSYS HPC Benchmark Program; it’s capabilities, benefits, and so much more. […]