Your Partner in Design Solutions

CADimensions, Inc. is your local 3D printing, scanning, and designing partner. CADimensions is an authorized reseller of SOLIDWORKS, Stratasys, MakerBot, Desktop Metal, Boxx, and SMARTTECH 3D Scanners. We maintain certified training & support centers located throughout New York and Pennsylvania, USA. We are 100% focused on living a CADLIFE and have our vendor’s unconditional endorsement in the sales and support of their products.

 

A note from Pete DiLaura, President of CADimensions Inc.

CADimensions is a family owned business that has been helping the regional engineering and manufacturing communities for almost 30 years. We are in business to enable our customers to design and manufacture innovative products that positively impact the communities we live in and the world around us.

We take great pride in being considered a trusted advisor for many of our customers and we are so thankful to the many who have chosen to partner and grow with us over the years.

Our Blog

How SMARTTECH3D Scanning Enables Porcelain Factory Mass Produce Art

New 3D technologies, like SMARTTECH3D scanning, are vital in many industries, departments, and fields all over the world. These technological advancements are popping up everywhere; our homes, at work, and even our commute. But, we’re not always aware of how important these innovations are in the creation of products that we use every day. When

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CAM Software Vs Manual Input – Why CAM Wins

With so Many Advantages to Using CAM Software, Why do Some Still Program CNC by Hand? The typical response when we ask that question is “That’s just how we’ve always done it.” I fail to understand why companies are still programming by hand due to the limitations and problems associated with it. We will be

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3 Simple Ways to Guide your Kids into Engineering

Your KIDS Are the FUTURE of Engineering The other day I happened to be watching a video on my cell phone from Destin Sandlin on his “SmarterEveryDay” YouTube channel and my 9-year-old daughter sat next to me. She was instantly ingrained in watching them hit a golf ball at 500 mph to see at which

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3D Printing Fixtures with High-Performance Materials

If you manufacture parts or products, chances are your biggest problem is attracting and retaining a quality workforce. Machinists and tool and die makers are exceptionally hard to hire, as more people pursue universities instead of a trade school. This blog will explain how 3D printing fixtures ease skilled labor shortage pains. In our current

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How to Make Stunning 3D Prints with 3D Texture in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Since SOLIDWORKS 2019 came out, I have been obsessed with the 3D texture function. 3D texturing has been used in more art-focused 3D modeling programs like Maya or 3DS Max for a long time, but never before in a mechanically-focused program like I’m used to. Sometimes this function is referred to as “displacement mapping”. I

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Changes to DraftSight 2019

Unless you have been living under a rock for the better part of a decade, SOLIDWORKS (and Dassault Systemes) have been offering an amazing 2D CAD product, FOR FREE. DraftSight has been around since February 2011. The idea was to allow customers to free up monies that were typically allocated to maintaining legacy AutoCAD, so

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3 Reasons Metal Prototyping Today Isn’t Working

People have been making things for a long time. As the Industrial Revolution progressed, the status quo for manufacturing and metal prototyping became subtractive manufacturing. Like the common three-axis mills and lathes, these machines can be manually operated or driven by computer systems and motors. Though simple in function, these cutting tools have shaped the

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How do IoT Devices Improve Manufacturing?

You’ve probably heard the phrase “IoT” or “Internet of Things” thrown around in tech videos or at a conference, but do you know what IoT is? It’s an electro-mechanical device connecting to the internet to share data without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. I like to think of it as a device that takes in

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3D Printing for Production: We’re Missing this One Thing

It has been a few weeks since I attended the Additive Manufacturing Users’ Group conference (AKA “AMUG”), and I have been thinking about 3D printing for production quite a bit. A lot of the presentations and conversations at the event talked about mass production with 3D printing. However, my conclusion is that we are still

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Why Pantone Validation is Huge for Stratasys 3D Printers

Stratasys recently became the first (and only) Pantone ® Validated 3D printing service provider. Which means both the J750 and J735 printers can now 3D print in the Pantone validated color palette. 1-Click validation of colors matching allows designers to define print colors on products we use every day. This feature is available through a

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