UHV Design Customers Download 15,000 3D CAD Models in First Year

UHV Design’s Customers Download 15,000 3D CAD Models in First Year

UHV Design has developed and manufactured high- and ultra-high-vacuum manipulation equipment for over 15 years, offering the scientific and technical institutions specific custom solutions and standard products. Now, thanks to the implementation of an Electronic Product Catalog and an Online Product Configurator, UHV Design customers can instantly configure and download product information and 3D CAD models in over 100 native …

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60 Years of CAD Infographic: The History of CAD since 1957

60 Years of CAD Infographic: The History of CAD since 1957

Infographic : Alexis Barnhorn / Content Research: Laura Caudill 60 Years ago the “Father of CAD,” Dr. Patrick Hanratty created the first numerical control system, which would later become Computer Aided Design or CAD. The precision, versatility and edit-ability of CAD designs revolutionized the engineering, architecture and manufacturing landscape. The importance of CAD cannot be understated. Download the Full-Size PDF While …

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Power to the People: 3D PDFs Aren’t Just for Large Organizations Anymore

Power to the People: 3D PDFs Aren’t Just for Large Organizations Anymore

Creating 3D PDF sheets for your CAD models isn’t as scary as it may sound, and the advantages they add to your organization more than pay for the investment. Not only can implementation benefit the employees at a manufacturing organization, but the customers and clients will find that 3D PDFs make sharing, editing and analyzing CAD models much easier and …

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Catch Gnarly Waves With “The Dock”

Stand Around and Catch Gnarly Waves With “The Dock”

Why waste all that energy paddling out, hundreds of yards, to catch a sweet wave when you can just stand there an let it come to you? Who needs physical activity, anyways? Volcom teamed up with Stab to show off just how fun an extreme it would be to put a floating dock out in the waves. This 100 feet …

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Meet Maslow CNC: Can it be this easy to have a home CNC router?

Meet Maslow CNC: Can it be this easy to have a home CNC router?

A CNC is an automated machine that takes a design from the computer and makes a cut-out object using power tools and a medium such as wood or metal. These machines look and function a lot like 3D printers, but instead of adding material they cut it from something larger. Designs are created or downloaded online and are extremely precise, …

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See Colson’s Latest Addition to the Albion CAD Model Library

New to the Family: See Colson’s Latest Addition to the Albion CAD Model Library

Albion Contender Kingpinless Caster  310 and 410 Family, boasts a ton of power in a streamlined design. These casters, used in production dollies and heavy duty racks and carts, are USA made and can hold up to 5,400 pounds per caster! These casters sport ⅜ inch thick, laser cut legs and heat-treated, AISI 1045 steel raceway. And besides these caster’s …

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"The Red Special" Engineering Brian May's Homemade guitar

“The Red Special” Engineering Brian May’s Homemade guitar

The path to becoming a guitar god is well documented: Step 1) A young prodigy spends hours alone practicing to perfect his craft Step 2) He meets other like-minded musicians and form a band Step 3) World dominance is achieved! Guitarist Brian May added a significant step to his process, coming before the traditional “step 1,” he couldn’t afford a …

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