All Things Ansys 064: The Largest Virtual Engineering Simulation Trade Show Ever – Ansys Simulation World

  Published on: June 1st, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Lynn Ledwith Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Ansys CMO Lynn Ledwith, for a look at their digital trade show, Simulation world taking place Wednesday June 10th through Thursday June 11th. The largest engineering simulation […]

5 questions we ask before preparing a CFD consulting quote

This post was created based on the expert advice of PADT CFD engineer and Project Lead, Nathan Huber. Simulating the behavior of liquids and gases has become a standard part of product development in products where fluid behavior plays an important role.  Here at PADT, we have been using Computational Fluid Dynamics, or CFD, for […]

Fighting COVID-19 with Ansys Simulation – Webinar

Simulation has been and continues to be a powerful tool for helping to drive innovation in the medical industry. Everything from medical devices, to hospital equipment, and even pharmaceutical and clinical practices can benefit from the introduction of simulation technology. This is true now more than ever, as the we all are facing such turbulent […]

Advanced Capabilities to Consider when Simulating Blow Molding in Ansys Polyflow or Discovery AIM

Ansys Polyflow is a Finite Element CFD solver with unique capabilities that enable simulation of complex non-Newtonian flows seen in the polymer processing industry. In recent releases, Polyflow has included templates to streamline two of its most common use cases: blow molding and extrusion. Similarly, Ansys Discovery AIM offers a modern user interface that guides […]

Five Ways to Save Time and Money in Your Product Development Process Using the Stratasys J55

Is your current prototyping process costing you more time and money than it should? Bring higher quality modeling in-house at your team’s elbow, and straight into the design process. Using traditional production methods is costing your product development teams time and money. Quality model shops have a long queue and large price tag, traditional modeling […]

All Things Ansys 063: Fighting COVID-19 with Ansys Simulation

  Published on: May 18th, 2020 With: Eric Miller, Thierry Marchal & Marc Horner Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by two leaders in the Ansys response to COVID-19 – Thierry Marchal, Global Industry Director for Healthcare, Consumer Products & Construction, and Marc Horner, Principal Healthcare […]

Panel Discussion: Fighting COVID-19 with 3D Printing

When the virus that causes COVID-19 started to spread around the world, supply chains started to fail. The made access to personal protective equipment, or PPE, even more difficult. That is when Additive Manufacturing stepped up and said: “We can help.”Check now touroftoowoomba for upcoming updates. PADT held a panel discussion with three customers and […]

Designing Better Rocket Engines with Ansys – Webinar

In 2017 Colorado based company Ursa Major Technologies put together an expert team of designers and engineers to realize its vision of providing the microsatellite industry with the best rocket engines in the business. Utilizing Ansys simulation software, additive manufacturing, and modernizing staged combustion, the company successfully designed and built two liquid oxygen and kerosene […]

Changes to Licencing at ANSYS 2020R1

There are three main goals of the licensing changes in the latest release of ANSYS: Deliver Ansys licensing using the FlexLM industry standard Eliminate the Ansys licensing interconnect Provide modular licensing options that are easier to understand Finally – and this is the whopper (or Double Double if you’re an In-N-Out kind of analogy person) […]

Introducing the Stratasys J55 3D Printer – Possibilities at Every Turn

From perfecting products to applying concepts learned in the classroom, Stratasys can help you realize any number of design ideas. The new J55 introduces a rotating print platform for outstanding surface finish and printing quality, and features multimaterial capabilities and material configurations for both industrial and mechanical design. The Stratasys J55 3D Printer is a […]

All Things Ansys 062: Optimizing Materials Selection for Additive Manufacturing with Ansys Granta

  Published on: May 4th, 2020 With: Eric Miller, Pam Waterman & Robert McCathren Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Pam Waterman and Robert McCathren for a discussion on how Ansys Granta can be used to help optimize hardware selection for additive manufacturing. The […]

3MF Printing Format Comes to GrabCAD Print

What is the 3MF format? How does it differ from the standard STL format? And what can you do with it, especially if your 3D printers run GrabCAD Print software from Stratasys? For most designers, engineers and users involved in 3D printing, regardless of the 3D CAD software you use, you save (convert) your model […]

Optimizing Materials Selection for Additive with ANSYS Granta – Webinar

There are hundreds of industrial AM machines and materials. New products come to market weekly, and picking the best option for a manufacturing or research project is a tough call. A wrong direction can be costly. This is where Ansys Granta and the Senvol Database come in handy.  The Senvol Database details 1,000 AM machines […]

All Things Ansys 061: Bring Your Simulation Home with Ansys Cloud Solutions

  Published on: April 20th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Sina Ghods Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Senior Simulation Support & Application Engineer Sina Ghods for a look at what is new with Ansys Cloud and how the tool provides access to higher […]

Making Sense of DC IR Results in Ansys SIwave

In this article I will cover a Voltage Drop (DC IR) simulation in SIwave, applying realistic power delivery setup on a simple 4-layer PCB design. The main goal for this project is to understand what data we receive by running DC IR simulation, how to verify it, and what is the best way of using […]