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…

Design Suite 2018 Entitlements

Design Suite 2018 Entitlements

Design Suite 2018 Entitlements Design Suite 2018 Entitlements are tough to find since Autodesk introduced Industry Collections and stopped selling new licenses of the Suites. To have a 2018 Suite, you must have either a current maintenance plan or subscription. The Suites have the following versions: AutoCAD Design Suite Standard and Premium Building Design Suite…

AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT 2018 is Here!

AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT 2018 is Here!

Another year has gone by, and Autodesk has been working hard to bring you innovative CAD features to help you design the next aerodynamic bike, energy-efficient building, high-speed railway, or anything else you can dream up. In this latest release of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, you’re able to: Create and share precise drawings with innovative…

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Workstations with a HP Z Turbo Drive are now even faster than ever using PCIe Gen3 bus. Space is no longer a problem with upto 2TB per slot.

Autodesk software slow to acquire network license

Autodesk software slow to acquire network license

Bored waiting? Problem: Your network (or “multi-user”) license of Autodesk software is slow to acquire a license when starting, especially after changing the license server. Cause: Over time, the licenses server name(s) are recorded in the Windows registry of the CAD workstation in the registry key ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE located here: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\FLEXlm License Manager The troublesome application…

BIM for Infrastructure

BIM for Infrastructure

What is BIM? Building Information Modeling (BIM) is widely recognised as a mature design methodology in the building and manufacturing industries. The application of BIM is rapidly accelerating as owners and engineering service providers are increasingly recognising the benefits of the intelligent data that can be used within 3D modelling. A common perception of BIM…