ST6: Synchronous Delete

Let’s say that you imported a part from SolidWorks. Maybe that part looks like this to the right. The part has lots of rounds on it. If you are used to working with history-based modelers, getting a ……

Solid Edge Now Available Through Monthly Subscription

If you are starting a new business, do you buy a building right away? No. You rent one. If you have a surge in business that will only last a few months, do you hire a new full-time employee? No. You……

Multi-Body Modeling Part 3: How to Make Multiple Bodies

Making multiple bodies in a single part is easy. Here are a few methods for doing it:

Disjoint Solids

When you create solid regions that don’t touch one another, these are calle……

Multi-Bodies, Part 2: Managing and Manipulating

In the last post we talked about what kinds of things multi-body modeling (MBM) might be good for, on the conceptual level. In this post I want to talk more about some MBM facts – capabilities and to……

Why Do We Need Multi-Body Modeling?

 
This is going to be a series of blog posts covering the topic of multi-body modeling (let’s call it MBM) in Solid Edge. It has taken me a while to get my head around this topic because it is……

Solid Edge Section Views

As a part of my on-going Solid Edge orientation, I’m continuing to learn the software. I promise that at some point I will be able to answer more questions than I ask, but that day has not yet come. ……

ST6: Emboss

The Emboss feature in ST6 may be a sleeper, but I’m pretty sure there are going to be a few of you that realize what a beautiful thing this turns out to be. The first thing that’s really great about ……

Handy Tool for Off-The-Shelf Parts in Your Design

Back in m y day (as my kids have started calling anything that predates them), finding motors, connectors, pumps,  springs or any other part I might buy off the shelf to use in my design was a ……

What is the Best Way to Use Synchronous Technology

With this blog post, I’m really aiming at three audiences: 1) long-time Solid Edge users who are comfortable with traditional history-based modeling and haven’t yet incorporated Synchronous methods, ……