Off to a great start sharing the Capture Scanner and Geomagic Software at TechShop in Chandler. Great group, great questions.
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 […]
We wanted to see what 3d printing looked like from the inside of the machine so our new intern, Diserae Sanders, placed a GoPro inside our Connex500 during a print job. The item being printed is a demo bicycle pedal printed in multiple materials. This video is the first in a series we plan […]
Attention Makers, Tinkerers & 3D Enthusiasts When : Monday, June 23, 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Where: TechShop Chandler 249 E. Chicago Street Chandler, AZ 85225 Attend Live – Register NowAttend Virtually […]
Earlier this week, Stratasys announced the addition of 10 new color pallets expanding the digital materials offering to represent hundreds of new options of both flexible color materials and rigid gray materials available for the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer. The first three pallets are built using TangoPlus combined with combinations of VeroCyan, VeroMagenta […]
If any of you have been to PADT’s headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, you probably noticed the giant slide rule in the middle of our building. You can see a portion of it in the picture below, at the top of our Training, Mentoring, and Support group picture. This thing is huge, over 6 feet (2 […]
We were pleased to hear from customer GlobalStar that two of the products PADT worked on for them were featured on a New Orleans television station. The Spot Gen3 and Spot Trace are great devices that communicate to the GlobalStar satellite network no matter where you are, telling people where you are, that your assets have moved, […]
Did you hear that they have 3D printed Vincent van Gogh’s ear? How about the 3D printed spine of King Richard III? This week alone 3D printing has given us two amazing examples of how this technology can be used to look at history in amazing new ways. In the case of van Gogh, researchers […]
Users: I got some errors when I imported my geometry. I have some holes and stray surfaces in my geometry. The edges are twisting around on my geometry import. ANSYS blows up when I’m trying to mesh my imported geometry. Me: What geometry format are you using? Users: IGES. IGEEEEEEESSSSSS!!! The vast majority of the […]
[Note: I know I misspelled respond… that is the point] As many of you know, PADT hosts a very successful mailing list and forum called XANSYS.org. It is one of the most successful online community help places I have ever seen. There are a lot of reasons for that success, but the biggest is the […]
It seems like people are using 3D printing for just about anything these days…….and that is a very good thing. From art to dentistry and all things in-between, 3D printing has allowed people without engineering expertise or special equipment to be truly innovative in their fields. Just the other day we ran across a really […]
When: June 12, 2014 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Where: PADT Colorado 2009 W. Littleton Blvd Suite 200 Littleton, CO 80120 Click Here to Register In […]
PADT was pleased to be invited to participate in a news conference held by Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham(D, NM 1st Dist) on recent efforts to support tech jobs in New Mexico through the creation of a new Congressional Business Advisory Council. Held at Emcore, a neighbor in the Sandia Science and Technology Park. Rep. Grisham was […]
Launch, Leave & Forget was a phrase that was first introduced in the 1960’s. Basically the US Government was developing missiles that when fired would no longer be needed to be guided or watched by the pilot. The fighter pilot was directing the missile mostly by line of sight and calculated guesswork off to a […]
This years ANSYS user group meeting is off to a great start. I need to change gears from electrical stuff that dominated in Santa Clara last week to oil and gas. Some great applications of simulation to really difficult problems.