Siemens PLM Community Wrap Up – Week of March 31

Weekly Wrap upWe are few weeks behind so this will be a long list. This week’s Siemens PLM Community Wrap-Up has information about how customers are using NX, tons of Tips and Tricks for almost all of our software, Solid Edge ST7 Sneak Peeks, a new 2D Drafting Forum and some exciting opportunities at this years PLM World conference. Let us know what you think!


MAYA HTT Presenting at the 2014 Femap Symposium – Details about the Femap Symposium and the MAYA Heat Transfer Technologies presentation! The entire process of structural design and analysis on a space antenna assembly.

NX Design

NX Quick Tips: Surface Modeling Tools for Reverse Engineering: – Check out this NX Quick Tips video and watch Tod Parrella build parametric models in the context of organic, freeform scan using NX Shape Studio.

NX Case Study: Award Winning Vehicle Manufacturer Cuts Cycle Time With NX – Read up on this case study about NX saving time for vehicle manufacturer Sanyang by 80%!

NX Case Study: Grupo Matrigalsa – This case study showed the use of a single CAD solution to expand services and access new international markets.

Siemens’ NX Software Now Available in Cost-Effective Private Cloud Environment – Siemens just announced this new technology to enable companies to use central servers with remote access ns host software on a virtual desktop.

NX Simulation

NX CAE Tips & Tricks Webinar – Mixed Element/Hybrid FEM Workflows – This webinar discussed advanced workflows and processes associated with the construction of mixed element/hybrid finite element models.

PLM World

Early Bird Registration Rate Extended for #PLMCONX – Save up to $350 by registering for Siemens PLM Connection Conference before April 14th.

Solid Edge

New 2D Drafting Forum in the Solid Edge Community – A new place for Solid Edge users to ask for help, discuss the product, and see what other users are working on. Check it out!

Free 3D Sync with Solid Edge University Registration: Limited Time Offer! – Up to April 30th, each Solid Edge customer who pays for registration for SEU14 will be offered a free license of 3DSync!

Solid Edge Windows Integration – Tighter interation of Solid Edge with Windows has synergies whose benefits are reaped by the users. With ST7 just around the corner, read up on this article for a quick overview.

ST7 Sneak Peek: Assembly Patterns – The next ST7 sneak peek is curve driven assembly patterns. In ST7 you’ll be able to pattern components in an assembly using sketches, curves, or the assembly as input. Click for more information!

Surfacing: Techniques from the Trenches – Tips & tricks for surfacing in Solid Edge! Things both SE veterans and novices can learn.

CAMWorks Adding More Functionality – Following up on the integrated version of CAM software for Solid Edge, there are a few important improvements that have recently been added.

The 10 Golden Rules of Solid Modeling – This post summarizes the 10 best practices that will help both novice users and 3D experts generate robust, solid models using Solid Edge.

Windows XP End of Life – Windows XP support is ending. Read up on the details and alternative options for users.


Tecnomatix Tech Tips Webinar Series – The series continues this month with a focus on dimensional quality. Two webinars on April 10th and April 24th – don’t miss it!

How to Optimize Production for Energy Savings with Manufacturing Simulation – New features in Tecnomatix Plant Simulation allows you to model energy usage, include energy analysis, and more. Read up on the new functionality and watch the Tecnomatix Tech Tips webinar replay.

Tecnomatix Tech Tips Launched – Part 2 in the Tecnomatix Tech Tips Webinar series showed users how to how to model and simulate value stream in Tecnomatix Plant Simulation.


Join the Community to read these article first hand and connect with other users. As always, if you have any questions, leave us a comment!

See you next week with another round up from the Community.



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