Unlocking the Potential: 5 Essential Questions to Ask About CAD/CAM Software for Additive Manufacturing

March 5, 2024
Machine Design asked PTC’s Jose Coronado these questions, and here are his answers.

In this Fast Five, Jose Coronado, CAD product management director at PTC, answers five essential questions that additive manufacturers should be asking when looking at software that supports AM.

From what tools or modules the software offers to support generative design to integration and simulation to the challenges of design complexity and freedom in AM, Coronado offers answers that relate to PTC’s Creo product.

PTC is sponsoring Machine Design’s editorial webinar How to Use Simulation and Interactive Modeling for Additive Manufacturing, where 3D design experts talk about boosting productivity and quality with upfront approaches to software that supports 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

Register for the March 14 webinar here.

About the Author

Sharon Spielman | Technical Editor, Machine Design

As Machine Design’s technical editor, Sharon Spielman produces content for the brand’s focus audience—design and multidisciplinary engineers. Her beat includes 3D printing/CAD; mechanical and motion systems, with an emphasis on pneumatics and linear motion; automation; robotics; and CNC machining.

Spielman has more than three decades of experience as a writer and editor for a range of B2B brands, including those that cover machine design; electrical design and manufacturing; interconnection technology; food and beverage manufacturing; process heating and cooling; finishing; and package converting.

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