Go Deeper at NX University 2020 This short snippet is from the "What's New in NX" session from a previous NX University event where we covered hidden gems in the software, new features added, and best practices to improve your workflow. Sign up to attend the first online edition of NX University Fall 2020 this [...]
Material properties and manufacturing processes can be difficult to create and manage due to complex sheet metal components. This inevitably results in avoidable errors and endless rework. The sheet metal design tools within NX enables interaction directly with the model on the screen and provides built-in design intent tailored specifically to the design of the [...]
Top 5 Fundamental CAD Topics You Should Know So you think you don't need NX training, eh? In this article, we take a look at a “top 5 list” of fundamental NX CAD topics we’re betting you aren’t so well versed: Utilities Group in the Top Border Bar Details panel of the Part Navigator Reusing [...]
Model Based Definition (MBD) is transforming manufacturing by providing a single source of dimensional and tolerance information. Industry leaders are already utilizing the practice to ensure data consistency throughout the product lifecycle. In this 26-minute webinar, Application Engineer Reese Shearer tours the PMI interface in NX, new improvements to the tool, and how it's used [...]
Manufacturing: Cutting with Tool Position on a Boundary is back in NX1872 Series Software. Personally, I like the new dialogs for creating boundaries for machining but there is something we lost in NX11.0.2 and 12.0. The ability to easily choose for the tool position to be “ON” the boundary. The old […]
VDL is aiming for zero-emission buses that are cheaper than diesel and they're getting there with Simcenter Amesim and STAR-CCM+. The transportation company created a fully integrated electric bus model, build with Simcenter Amesim. They used this model to enhance battery cooling and control strategies leading to a more optimized vehicle energy management.
Making molds is easy as 1, 2, 3 with a built-in step-by-step process that walks through designing your assembly. Mold Wizard in NX dramatically outperforms traditional CAD by automating much of the process. First, the program validates that your part can be manufactured properly. Then it gets to work designing the mold assembly of your […]