Press Release: Stratasys Platinum Channel Partner PADT Expands 3D Printing System Sales Into Texas to Meet the Growing Demand for Prototyping and End-Use Products

Demand for 3D Printing Equipment and Services in Texas’ Key Technology Industries Including Aerospace, Electronics, and Medical Has Drastically Increased As a Platinum Channel Partner with Stratasys, PADT is excited to announce that we are now able to offer these services in Texas. We have been working with this technology in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, […]

All Things Ansys 069: Fluent Updates in Ansys 2020 R2

  Published on: August 10th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Sina Ghods Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Senior Application Engineer, Sina Ghods for a discussion on what’s new and their favorite features in the 2020 R2 update for Ansys Fluent. Known for delivering the […]

Optimizing Electronics Reliability with Ansys Sherlock – Webinar

Ansys Sherlock automated design analysis software is the only Reliability Physics/Physics of Failure (PoF)-based electronics design analysis software that provides fast and accurate life predictions for electronic hardware at the component, board and system levels in early design stages. A unique, powerful capability of Sherlock is its revolutionary ability to rapidly convert electronic CAD (ECAD) […]

Printing 3D Texture on FDM 3D Printed Parts – it can be done!

While many examples exist of impressive texturing done on 3D printed Stratasys PolyJet printed parts (some wild examples are here), I have to admit it took me a while to learn that true texturing can also be added to Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) parts. This blog post will walk you through adding texture to […]

All Things Ansys 068: Mechanical Updates in Ansys 2020 R2

  Published on: July 27th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Joe Woodward Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Joe Woodward, Senior Mechanical Engineer & Lead Trainer at PADT for a discussion on what is new in the 2020 R2 release of Ansys Mechanical, along with […]

3D Printing for Space: FDM Materials on Real Missions

What a cool time to be involved in space-based projects, from the recent, stunningly successful manned Space X launch that linked up with the International Space Station (ISS), to the phase 1, unmanned Northrop Grumman/Lockheed Martin Artemis OmegA launch planned for a Spring 2021 debut. In between these big-splash projects are the launches of hundreds […]

Fluent Updates in Ansys 2020 R2 – Webinar

The industry-leading fluid simulation software Ansys Fluent is capable of predicting fluid flow, heat & mass transfer, chemical reactions and other related phenomena. Known for delivering the most accurate solutions in the industry without compromise, Ansys continues to provide cutting-edge advancements with each new release. In 2020 R2 users can learn about updates from pre-processing […]

All Things Ansys 067: Introducing an All-new Ansys Discovery

  Published on: July 13th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Justin Hendrickson Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Justin Hendrickson, the Director of Product Management for the Physics Business Unit at Ansys for a discussion on the new Discovery release and the live product release […]

Sharing Nature While we Work From Home

The Winners From PADT’s 2020 Nature Photography Day Contest Every month we try to do something fun at PADT, and before the evil spikey ball of death ruined everything we would usually do something food-related. Pi day = Pie. Chocolate Day = Chocolate. Anything = pizza. However, since most of us are working from home […]

Mechanical Updates in Ansys 2020 R2 – Webinar

From designers and occasional users looking for quick, easy and accurate results, to experts looking to model complex materials, large assemblies and nonlinear behavior, Ansys has you covered. The intuitive interface of Ansys Mechanical enables engineers of all levels to get answers fast and with confidence. Ansys structural analysis software is used across industries to […]

From visualization to simulation: Digital Anatomy Solutions for 3D Printing – Webinar

The Stratasys J750 Digital Anatomy printer truly brings the look and feel of medical models to life with unrivaled accuracy, realism and functionality. Whether used for surgeon training or to perform testing during device development, its models provide unmatched clinical versatility mimicking both the appearance and response of human tissue. Bring medical models to life. […]

Top Ten Additive Manufacturing Terms to Know

The world of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is constantly evolving. The technology was invented less than 35 years ago yet has come a long way. What began as a unique, though limited, way to develop low-end prototypes, has exploded into a critical component of the product development and manufacturing process with the ability to […]

All Things Ansys 066: Simulation Automation & Optimization management with Ansys optiSLang

  Published on: June 29th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Josh Stout Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s systems application & support engineer Josh Stout to look at the optimization tool optiSLang. This tool helps automate simulation and optimization activities across various solution areas, […]

Introducing the All-new Ansys Discovery

Leveraging the all-new Ansys Discovery product early in your product design processes will drive substantial gains in engineering productivity, spur innovation and increase your product’s overall performance. And we can prove it. Register Here: Join #Ansys on July 29th, 11:00 am EDT for this virtual launch event where visionary leaders will deliver dynamic insights on the product, […]

Alternating Stresses in Ansys Mechanical – Part 1: Principal Stresses

Editor’s Note: The following PowerPoint is from one of PADT’s inhouse experts on linear dynamics, Alex Grishin. One of the most valuable results that can come from a harmonic response analysis is the predicted alternating stresses in the part. This feeds fatigue and other downstream calculations as well as predicting maximum possible values. Becasue of […]