A 3D Mouse Testimonial

The following is from an email that I received from Johnathon Wright.  I think he likes his brand new 3DConnexion Space Pilot Pro. -David Mastel  IT Manager  PADT, Inc. ——————- Recently PADT became a certified reseller for 3Dconnexion. Shortly following the agreement a sleek and elegant SpacePilot PRO landed on my desk. Immediately the ergonomic […]

Integrating ANSYS Fluent and Mechanical with Flownex

Component boundaries generated in Flownex are useful in CFD simulation (inlet velocities, pressures, temperatures, mass flow). Generation of fluid and surface temperature distribution results from Flownex can also be useful in many FEA simulations. For this reason the latest release of Flownex SE was enhance to include several levels of integration with ANSYS.   ANF Import […]

Additive Manufacturing Motor Trends

Additive manufacturing (AM) has been used in the motor sports world for years.  Now more than ever, race teams have found that additive manufactured parts have the quality and durability to meet their demands. From NASCAR to the World Rally Championship, race teams around the world are excited about the possibilities that AM brings to […]

FDA Opening to Simulation Supported Verification and Validation for Medical Devices

Bringing new medical device products to market requires verification and validation (V&V) of the product’s safety and efficacy. V&V is required by the FDA as part of their submission/approval process. The overall product development process is illustrated in the chart below and phases 4 and 5 show where verification is used to prove the device meets […]

Flownex 2014 Released and Webinars Announced

The June release of Flownex SE software includes numerous updates for companies that model thermal fluid systems; videos and webinars are available to showcase the impact of these enhancements. Flownex SE has increased the ability of engineers to accurately model their fluid-thermal with the release of version of Flownex 2014 on June 19th, 2014. The […]

Video Tips: Workflow for Designing Electric Motors in ANSYS

A quick video showing you a great workflow for designing electric motors. It shows going from a quick template based design tool to a full 3D analysis tool

3D Printing and PADT hit the Airwaves

Local station Money Radio – 1510AM  99.3FM – is broadcasting a show on 3D Printing from PADT.  Technology, Opportunity and Happiness, hosted by John Barnabas, will be broadcasting live from PADT on July 29th from 12 noon till 1:00 pm.  The show includes a studio audience and will focus on how 3D printing is impacting business and the markets.   […]

Top 10 New Thermal Fluid Modeling Capabilities in Flownex 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of Flownex SE 2014.  This is a very exciting release for all of us involved in Flownex because it introduces a mix of advanced features and usability enhancements – we love better and easier.  We will be publishing more information about this release, as well as videos and […]

3D Color Printing the 2014 Arizona SciTech Festival Awards

The best way to promote and celebrate science and technology is with science and technology.  And this year PADT was able to do just that by using 3D Color Printing to make the recognition awards for the 2014 sponsors of the Arizona SciTech Festival. The Arizona SciTech Festival is a new but growing player in the […]

3D Thursday – 4th of July Style

I was in search of something Independence Day/3D printing related to celebrate the 4th of July.  It seems like a lot of people had the same idea.  Thomas Jefferson……yup, he was 3D printed at RedEye on Demand.  President Obama was 3D printed at the first ever White House Maker Faire last month.   So, after […]

A look inside the Objet500 Connex3 Multi-material 3D printer

This week our we printed some beautiful multi-colored sponsor awards for the 2014 Arizona SciTech Festival which officially launches in August.  Intern extraordinaire, Diserae Saunders, placed a GoPro inside our Objet500 Connex3 to record the magic.  Enjoy the video and check out the Arizona SciTech Festival for information on this great program that promotes science, […]

Ulthera Purchased by Merz

We love to see our customers succeed – everyone here that has worked with Ulthera knew it would only be a matter of time before a large player recognized the value of this company. And, we just learned today that the German pharmaceutical company Merz is buying Ulthera for $600,000,000.   Here is a link to an article on the […]

Recommended Free Utilities for the ANSYS User’s Toolbox

What do you have in your toolbox? The ANSYS suite of tools is pretty comprehensive.  But an efficient user always has a collection of utilities that they use with ANSYS products to automate processes, convert data, and scrub results.  In 2008 we published a list of free and commercial tools that we were using at […]

3D Scanning and 3D Printing for Makers

Off to a great start sharing the Capture Scanner and Geomagic Software at TechShop in Chandler. Great group, great questions.

PADT Medical Team at AZBIO Expo 2014

Representatives of the PADT Medical team are having a great day at this years AZBIO Expo in Scottsdale.  We brought along some of the medical device projects we have worked on and have been chatting with past, current, and future customers. Margaret and our “assistant” posed for this picture of the booth:Insert skeleton jokes here.  The event is […]