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    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

    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

    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

    Enabling MBD, MBE, PMI, and Digital Enterprise

    Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2016

    Action Engineering will present an immersive technical training workshop on April 26 & 27, 2016 in the Los Angeles area. Enabling MBD, MBE, PMI, and Digital Enterprise is pertinent to the digital enterprises of the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, and other product development industries.

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    Topics: MBD

    MBD Implementation 10 DOs and 10 DON’Ts – Don’t Be Confined to Design Department Alone

    Posted on Fri, Mar 18, 2016

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    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, MBD

    CheckMate Fully Integrates with SOLIDWORKS MBD

    Posted on Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    You don't want to miss this short read about how Origins’ CheckMate is fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS MBD and provides a Model-Based Inspection (MBI) capability for CMM programming.

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    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, SWW, MBD