Interview with Yusuf Dabhiya from Wahal Engineers

Yusuf, what does your company do? We are into manufacturing of process equipment for food, pharma, chemical and agro-chemical, paints, inks and dyes. Some of our machines look just like a pump, but they have a rotary shearing blade and a stator. You can check them out at www.wahalengineers.com. How many CAD engineers does your company have? For now, we have …

Don’t waste your time… automate instead!

Last month I published a LinkedIn article “Bulk processing for SolidWorks files is free!” and after a while I got a question: How much time do you actually save with this tool? Well to be honest I did not have a clear answer back then, but I decided to make a test and record it as a video. This way …

Interview with Steve Lapic from Brentwood Ind.

Steve Lapic works as a CAD admin for the Water & Wastewater Group of Brentwood Industries. They design water clarification and biological systems for the water and wastewater industry around the world. The products they make fit into customers large tanks that are used to clean the water. The group has about 60 employees. For their work they use SolidWorks, …

The Evolution of a Revision Scheme

Besides numbering schemes, revision schemes are also a very popular topic among engineers – to argue about. The intention of this post is not to stoke that fire, but to tell a story about how I was confronted with revision handling and the different ways I have tried out with our project-based work in SolidWorks. I will write this post …

The Evolution of a Numbering Scheme

Because numbering schemes are a very important part of every CAD standard, I have decided to share with you the story about how we got to the numbering scheme we are using today. I started working as an apprentice one year before I went to university. This was the first time I held a real drawing in my hands, and it …

CAD standards

What do we mean by “CAD Standards”?

By “CAD Standards”, we mean anything that can be used more than once during a CAD design process or during the creation of engineering documentation. Having a good CAD standard in place and actively using it will make the engineering design process more efficient and productive. CAD standards are there to help take an engineers’ mind off the non-creative tasks …

The vision of simpleCADstandards

Proper CAD data management is becoming increasingly essential even for small companies and freelancers. Having a good CAD standard in place is crucial for every company, but most companies don’t have the time to set it up and test it. So, they remain stuck in repetitive non-productive tasks that are quietly draining their money away. Despite the importance of all …