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

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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V650 Flex: The Solution to Unreliability in SLA 3D Printing

Stratasys surprised everyone when they announced their own commercial SLA (Stereolithography) 3D printer. Stratasys has always been a leader in PolyJet and FDM 3D printing but the V650 Flex SLA printer gives them influence in a new technology market. Why Use SLA? Unlike FDM and Polyjet, SLA systems use lasers to selectively harden section of

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Does the New Stratasys F120 Produce Reliable 3D Printing without Breaking the Bank?

If you thought that Stratasys FDM print quality was out of your budget, look again. The newest member of the F123 Series of printers, the F120, raises the bar for ease of use and overall quality for businesses of all sizes. The F120 was designed as an entry-level system for operations that are inexperienced or

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Solves A Big Problem: Searching for Data

Your Workday Without SOLIDWORKS PDM It happens every day. As we are engaged in our daily activities we need to create or reference documents that are stored in various methods and locations throughout the business. We set off to find the information not thinking about how much effort it might take. No matter how much

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Top 5 Reasons Cloud-Based Businesses are the Future

I can think of countless times I was told “get your head out of the clouds”, it was always meant to get me refocused and on track. But getting your business on track in the information age should have you considering going the other way. Cloud adoption is inevitable and required to catapult your business

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Reverse Engineering in the Dental Industry – No Teeth Pulling Required

You may have heard that the dental industry is one of the largest users of 3D printing in the world. Mass customization of aligners and other dental tools have made adoption of the technology a huge financial win. My dentist, who also happens to be my dad, had a different 3D printing request. A clamp

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Create Clean Images for the SOLIDWORKS Composer Image Library

1. The Glitch – Distracting White Background on Custom Library Images The image library in SOLIDWORKS Composer is a great way to quickly and easily prompt the viewer to take some action. We have convenient icons that indicate that the user may need to take caution, apply glue, or use safety equipment. But are we

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