PCB design tools were built on 2D software methods in the 1980s. Many of today’s design tools still use that 2D code base. Mechanical tools have moved on to native 3D design. PCB has been stuck more or less in the 2D world. Extensions to the 2D code base made 2.5D and 3D visualization possible. But designing in 3D requires the tool to be built on a 3D kernel.
Filming with Union Industries On the 24th January our marketing team had the opportunity to go visit one of our customers and film a case study with them. Here’s a bit about why we filmed with them and the final cut of the video. _____________ It’s not often our marketing team gets the opportunity to […]
Over the last few months the Quadra Autodesk Team has seen a fair few changes, with some brand-new faces joining the team and a couple of role changes. So, we thought that now was as good a time as any to re-introduce you to the Quadra Autodesk Team.
AR and VR has well and truly arrived in consumer products, with products like Pokémon GO and PlayStation VR leading the way, but what impact will it have on industrial, commercial and manufacturing design? We decided to find out. Firstly what’s the difference between VR and AR Virtual reality is a virtual scenario simulates the […]
CAM350 Release 2018 now available DownStream’s most ambitious release to date, Release 2018, is now available. Verification, optimisation and output generation with CAM350 CAM350 is the industry de facto standard for verification, optimisation and output generation to efficiently and effectively drive PCB fabrication. Problems arising during PCB fabrication can drastically impact product schedules, result in […]
New Scheduled Autodesk Courses Announced We have been an Accredited Autodesk Training Centre (ATC) since 2001 and provide training in both Autodesk and CADSTAR design solutions. Our most popular courses, Inventor, Revit and AutoCAD courses are scheduled throughout the year and can be delivered in a variety of ways. Or click here for our full list of training courses Looking […]
Learn about the challenges businesses are facing with BIM implementation, hear from organisations that are currently delivering BIM projects and the successes they are having and pick up a bacon butty. BIM for Breakfast 9am 12th October 2018 Agenda Welcome & Introduction – Michelle Holden “The information delivery cycle” – Presentation by Andy Laycock from Quadra Solutions The launch of our partnership […]
Quadra has been training PCB design and manufacturing individuals for the past three years and has now reached the milestone of training over 100 delegates. Taught by experienced and knowledgeable industry professionals, IPC Designer Certification is the industry’s only premier professional development programme targeted toward those working in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design industry. […]
Switch to Design Collections and save! Save up to 25% on a one-year PD&M Collection or AEC Collection this month. Autodesk Industry Collections are an affordable way of subscribing to Autodesk Software, whilst giving you greater value and flexibility than ever before. This offer is only available for new licenses. Read more: Flash Sale – 25% off AutoCAD Why should […]
Did you create a sweep with Autodesk Inventor today? It’s a trick question (I know you did) but you may not have used the sweep command to do it… I’ll explain later. In ‘Get Smart with Inventor Part Modelling’ we will find out how Inventor generates shapes for us, to gain a better understanding of […]