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How CAD-ERP Integration Helps Manufacturing Companies

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an innovation that enables you to integrate all the core aspects of your business, from finance to human resources to sales to manufacturing and many other departments.  This article focuses its discussion on the manufacturing aspect of your business. The manufacturing process

5 Important CAD Software Used In CNC Machining

When developing CNC capabilities, it is essential to know the best CAD/CAM software to consider and how it can impact the quality of your production. By knowing aspects such as a variety of users, user experience, and affordability, you can choose the best.   This guide looks at

How To Improve Your Engineering Product Development Process

The engineering product development process is an important aspect when it comes to creating a new product. It's the process in which designers and engineers work together to come up with ideas for a product, learn about customer needs, prototypes, and then produce the final version of

The Impact Of CNC Machining On The Modern Manufacturing Industry

Technology is becoming a critical part of the manufacturing process. From producing prototypes to mass production and even robotic assembly, technology is helping companies save time and money. CNC machining (or computer numerical control) has become an important tool in today’s manufacturing industry. This technology is becoming

What are the Different Types of CNC Machines?

If you’re something of a craft enthusiast, you may well have come across a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) router, which is a computer-controlled cutting machine that can be used across a variety of materials and projects. However, what you may not know is that there are various

10 Tips to Improve your CAD Designs for CNC Machining

CNC machining is an efficient and economical approach to manufacture metal or plastic components that demand cutting or drilling. Over the years, this manufacturing technology has been complemented and significantly enhanced as you can now manufacture it to your design directly via CAD software. You must get

Understanding CAD in CNC Manufacturing and its Advantages

CAD and CNC manufacturing go hand in hand, with the former being used to define the operations that are executed by the latter. As these two technologies are typically used in tandem, understanding this relationship, and appreciating the benefits that it delivers is necessary for any manufacturer

CAD/CAM in Industry 4.0

What is Industry 4.0? The concept of Industry 4.0 or fourth industrial revolution, originates from the application of digital technologies in the manufacturing environment and in the chain value of a company. The basic principle of Industry 4.0 is that interconnected systems and machines form an intelligent

Top 5 Design Software Applications for Antennas Design

An electrical engineer or the average tech enthusiast looking to design and develop an antenna for commercial reasons or for his or her own private us, must have both a technical and theoretical knowledge on how these structures function, as well as the different design/analytical methods and

What drone for what purpose?

Since there are a lot of type of drones on the market today, I thought about dropping a couple of lines on those which in my opinion deserve some attention from a newbie's point of view. Most time, drones are use purely for recreational activities but you

Microstrip Antenna design with Ansys HFSS

Here is a simplified Microstrip antenna design with Ansys HFSS. There are few basic things that must be known before designing an antenna in general such as: The frequency range in which the antenna is planed to be be propagating, the size of the antenna, the material, 

Guide to owning unmanned aerial vehicles

Imagine having the ability to fly or project yourself to anywhere of your choosing and observe certain proceedings without anyone been aware of your presence, what will you do? While the US chose to spy on bizarre situations such as on the soccer training camp of the

HFSS Antenna Design

ANSYS HFSS software is one the commonly used modeling software for simulating 3D electromagnetic wave propagation. It is one of the essential tool for engineers involved in project in the field of high-speed electronic and high frequency components. Here is a step by step HFSS Antenna design

NX CAD

NX is a very powerful CAD software by the German's company Siemens It is a widely used software nowadays. In this NX CAD tutorial, we want to create a Protective Back Cover of mobile in NX 8.0. A Protective Back Cover is usually made up of Silicone.

Top Ten Most Used CAD APPS

As the world migrates from relying solely on personal computers and desktop work stations to the mobile age, almost every operation that requires a PC to function can now easily be done with the use of mobile apps and the world of computer aided graphic design is

Type of Gears

In technology, the word gear is used to designate a machine element having a purpose of transmitting/receiving power and motion from/to a rotating shaft by means of progressive engagement of their edges called teeth. In mechanical engineering, gears are generally used for power transmission and they are

Steering Knuckle

A steering knuckle is one of the most important component in automotive suspension system. This rather odd looking mechanism coordinates the steering mechanism of a vehicle with the suspension system and then the actually wheel.  Depending on the vehicle and suspension design, the steering hub or spindle