Markforged 3D Printer Makes Part for Pump

Markforged 3D Printer Makes Part for Pump

Markforged 3D printer to the rescue – The story of fixing a spa pool CADPRO Systems has a Markforged Mark Two 3D printer and an Industrial X7 that we make commercial parts on and do a few homers! The story In August 2013, I purchased a new spa pool that was about half the comparable price of…

Fusion 360 Tips – Set Current View As

Fusion 360 Tips – Set Current View As

Fusion 360’s View Cube is an essential user interface element in Fusion 360. You must become familiar with it, and how it impacts your workflow to truly feel comfortable when using Fusion. Visually and functionally it’s very similar to what you will find in many other Autodesk CAD products. The view cube influences the following…

Fusion 360 Tips – Keyboard Shortcuts

Fusion 360 Tips – Keyboard Shortcuts

Autodesk Fusion 360‘s keyboard shortcuts are now customisable, but the original default shortcuts also remain. Earlier in 2018 the Fusion developers released support for customisable shortcuts, you can now setup a shortcut for any command by clicking on the ellipsis button next to each command in the menus.

Fusion 360 Tips – New Component

Fusion 360 Tips – New Component

One of the most important tips you can know when starting out with Fusion 360, is to create a New Component before you do anything else. This is true 95% of the time. If you are only designing a single component, like a bolt, then there is no need. But if you wanted to model…

Own that Markup in Bluebeam Revu

Own that Markup in Bluebeam Revu

Own that markup Following our recent Bluebeam 2018 webinar, we received some questions regarding “owning markups” in Revu.  With tools as powerful as those found in Revu, there’s always a chance that someone could accidentally (or intentionally) edit your markups.  Are you interested to learn a workflow where markups are only editable by the author? …

The secret life of a Bluebeam Revu markup

The secret life of a Bluebeam Revu markup

The humble Bluebeam Revu markups have a secret life that only a few users ever discover. In this short post on “the secret life of a Bluebeam Revu markup”, we’ll highlight a few of the most useful ones. Text markups Add a Text Callout (a leader line with text). Shift+left-click over the knee of the…

Bluebeam Revu 2018.1 update

Bluebeam Revu 2018.1 update

Bluebeam Revu 2018.1 It’s a point-release, so there are the necessary fixes which help with the performance and stability of Bluebeam Revu, but there’s also some new features. So what have they added in Bluebeam Revu 2018.1? The good news:  Customers who are using 2018 can update to 2018.1 at NO charge by following the “Check for…

Additive and subtractive manufacturing on our EMEX18 stand

By Gavin Bath CAM/MFG Technical Specialist As one of CADPRO’s Manufacturing and CAM technical specialists, I was particularly excited about this year’s EMEX, as it was the first year that I’d have simultaneous access to additive and subtractive manufacturing on our stand. For those of you that don’t know, CADPRO are now selling the awesome…

EMEX 2018

Visit us at EMEX, Stand #2065  On our stand this year, we’ll be providing live demonstrations of software from the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection in conjunction with 3d printing from Markforged and CNC routers from Vertigo.  Come and see us on the stand, sometimes it’s the only time we get to meet you face to…

Meltdown and Spectre – Processor Security Flaws

The flaws – Meltdown and Spectre Meltdown and Spectre are the names of two serious security flaws that have been found within computer processors. They could allow hackers to steal sensitive data without users knowing, one of them affecting chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM Holdings. That means if you use a desktop, laptop, smartphone or cloud service…