CADKEY(reg) 97 Release 2 features advanced solid-modeling creation capabilities, freeform solid-model editing, detailing productivity enhancements, and tablet support. Applications include 2-D and 3-D mechanical design, drafting, conceptual sketching, assemblies, analysis, reverse engineering, tolerancing inspections, and rapid prototyping. CADKEY 97's freeform hybrid blend of wireframe, solid, and surfacing technology is updated to ACIS(reg) 3.0 and integrates several ACIS solid-modeling components. Solid modeling improvements include creation tools such as offset wall shelling.
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Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.