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

Hands-On Experience 3D Printing Crucial to Prepping Students for Design and Manufacturing

Mass-produced products have been made with methods like injection molding, casting, and machining for the entirety of the industrial age. However, a handful of 3D printing companies are aiming to change that, and making additive manufacturing a cost-effective option to create end-use products. Businesses that design and manufacture products will need designers and engineers who

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A Wood Pattern Maker Retired and How 3D Printing Saved the Day

Latrobe Foundry has been a family-owned business since 1933, adding the 4th generation into the mix in 2014. The company manufactures threaded and flanged aluminum pipe fittings using plastic and wood patterns for a variety of industries, including agricultural, chemical, construction, and marine. With their first location in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, they have recently expanded out

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Iterate and Prototype Faster Than Ever with 3D Printing

The name of the game in new product development is time. Time to prototype iterations, time to market and time of development go hand-in-hand in bringing a new product to the masses. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, for every 7 product ideas, only 1.5 launch. Of those that do launch, only one will yield

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Surfacing Approach to Import Modifications: Part 1

Have you ever imported a part that still needed some work to be done on it, and you weren’t sure where to begin? Did the geometry fail import diagnostics and now you’re stuck with a collection of surfaces? This excerpt will cover some surfacing tools that may help you get out of the mud with

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What’s New in the 2019-2020 SOLIDWORKS Education Edition?

The 2019-2020 SOLIDWORKS Education Edition comes ready with everything a student needs to learn, and everything a teacher needs to teach the world’s most widely used 3D CAD software. Teachers and learners have access to the same 3D development instruments that numerous engineering and design experts around the globe use to concentrate on what’s really

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Make a Documentation Like IKEA in 3 Simple Steps with SOLIDWORKS Composer

A few weeks ago I went to my very first IKEA store. Let me just say, the hype is real. I was lured in by their modern designs and did purchase a few things. When I got back home and began assembling the light that I purchased it was very clear why companies strive to create documentation

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How to Use SOLIDWORKS RX to Create a Problem Capture

Hey everyone! Today we’re going to be talking about the Problem Capture tool inside and outside of SOLIDWORKS. Do you ever find yourself stuck after the program has crashed, or something weird is going on? Well, look no further than your (and your tech-support engineer’s) favorite tool, SOLIDWORKS RX. This has the ability to grab

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How a Manufacturing App Made Businesses Re-Think How They Train Employees

Reduce Training Time and Cost by Eliminating a “Training Buddy” through Self-Guided Training using a manufacturing app Quickly training seasonal workforces in groups Customize, Standardize, and Automate Training Workflow Learn what is Industry 4.0 and how it fits in manufacturing How We Train with Manufacturing Apps Today The Association for Talent Development conducted a national

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How to Deal with Increased Raw Material Cost

Since last year, the United States imposed worldwide tariffs on steel and aluminum. This has caused increased raw material cost that is becoming a pain for manufacturing businesses. These companies not only rely on steel and aluminum to make the products that they sell, but also use these metals to make tools and fixtures to

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How to Reduce Meetings Through Collaboration

I had way too many meetings before SOLIDWORKS Electrical was in my life. In a past career, I worked as a Systems Engineer. This meant my job was to oversee all aspects of a project and make connections across teams. What this resulted in was daily meetings with each team to determine their status and

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