Origin News & Events

    Common Mistakes in Implementing MBD

    Posted on Fri, Aug 19, 2016

    Oboe Wu from SOLIDWORKS takes a look at actual MBD implementations and the strategies some companies followed.

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    Topics: MBD, CheckMate, Origin, origin international, SolidWorks

    SOLIDWORKS MBD Tip: Hole Callouts

    Posted on Thu, Aug 11, 2016

    For mechanical engineers and designers, holes are one of the most frequently used features in engineering design. They are often used to mount with other components or to support shafts. In model-based definition (MBD) implementations, it is often asked how to dimension and tolerance internal or external diameters in 3D in a way that is similar to 2D drawings. Read more...

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    Topics: MBD

    Visit Origin at DASI's 4th Annual Dream Cruise Open House August 18th

    Posted on Tue, Aug 02, 2016

    Come and visit Origin at DASI Solutions, the ASBE Foundation and the Lawrence Tech. Alumni Association for the 4th annual DASI Dream Cruise Open House. dasi-logo.png

    The event will be held in Downtown Pontiac,MI and showcasing a handful of classic and performance cars to keep with the spirit of the Dream Cruise festivities. In addition, their 3D Printing Studio will be open for guests to get up close and personal with additive manufacturing during tours and demonstrations. Stay tuned for Origin's demonstration information.

    Rain or shine, come share in the technology, fun, food, and community with all those who are part our DASI family!

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    5 Benefits of using MBD

    Posted on Wed, Jul 20, 2016

    Yes, it's true, 2D drawings still work but why not improve and stay ahead of your competition with better product quality. 5 good reasons to use MBD include:

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    Topics: MBD

    Setup MBD to Get the Best Use

    Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

    Oboe Wu from SOLIDWORKS discusses setting up for MBD so that you can make the best use of it. Included is installation, licensing (floating), command ribbon bar, shortcut toolbar etc. You definitely want to give this a read through as he has good visuals to explore. Read more.

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    Topics: MBD, CheckMate, origin international, SolidWorks

    Eliminate Costly Errors

    Posted on Wed, Jul 06, 2016

    The ultimate goal of the standard called Model Based Definition (MBD) and standards such as ASME Y14.41-2003 (updated in 2012) and Military-Standard-31000 (Revision A) in 2013 is to eliminate the costly and often error-prone drawing-based documentation still used to communicate design intent and manufacturing details. Find out what  on the SOLIDWORKS Blog has to say. Read more... Read More

    Topics: MBD, Origin, CheckMate, SolidWorks

    Re-use Your CAD

    Posted on Thu, Jun 23, 2016

    There is certainly a lot of buzz lately surrounding the topic of the Digital Thread and the Model Base Enterprise (MBE).   Those  who attended the National Institute of Standards & Technology, MBE Summit 2016 came away with a lot better understanding of the impact these topics are having on industry today.

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    Origin's Bob Stone Co-authors GPU Accelerated CAD Paper

    Posted on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

    Origin's Bob Stone co-authored a paper to be presented by Venu Kurella and Dr. Allan Spence of McMaster University on “GPU Accelerated CAD to Inspection Data Deviation Colormap Generation” (Computer Aided Design and Applications, 2016) CAD'16, June 27-29, 2016, Vancouver, BC, CanadaCAD_updated_logo_227_x_96SMALLER.jpg

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    Topics: origin international, CAD Conferences, GPU Accelerated CAD, Colormap Generation

    Embrace the Model Based Enterprise with Origin's CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

    Posted on Thu, May 26, 2016

    by David Schlitt, May 18, 2016

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    Topics: MBD, MBE, Model Based Enterprise

    Still running CheckMate 12.1? You Need To Read This

    Posted on Tue, May 10, 2016

    The switch from the Autodesk platform to the SOLIDWORKS platform has been a very large step in the evolution of the CheckMate brand. Many of our customers who have switched over have enjoyed the familiarity of the old platform, but with many new and exciting enhancements. This is just the beginning for CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS.

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