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CADimensions, Inc. is an authorized SOLIDWORKS and Stratasys reseller with certified training & support centers located in 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.

Our mission is to put the proper engineering tools in the hands of our customers, so they may realize a shorter time to market and a reduction in design, manufacturing and overall operational costs. Each employee has a personal responsibility to produce quality work, provide prompt service, and promote CADimensions by exhibiting a great attitude. We are in business because of our customers. We value the opportunity to provide our products to them and we will always value the partnership we have with them.

Our Blog

What to make of a 3D printed gun

The debate surrounding the ethics of creating a 3D printed gun is one that is not likely to fade from the public eye any time soon. It’s much more likely that we’ll see this conversation get more and more heated as the legality of the available prints is decided in the courts.   I would

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Tool Room Headaches

When companies are trying to improve operations, the tool room is NOT always the first place you’re going to look, but here’s why it should be as told through the example of one of the biggest headaches at my last company. It’s amazing how sometimes the little things get overlooked so easily. I had an

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Are tight timelines killing product marketing content?

We’ve all been there, a problem arises in the product design process and it’s the product marketing team that gets the short end of the stick, which results in poor marketing content.  Changing the content creation process can allow marketing to generate the images that will be the most impactful for the target audience.  Hopefully, this

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Are college graduates really ready for the world of tomorrow?

I was reading an article recently, and it asked the question, “Are college graduates ready for the jobs of tomorrow?”.  I knew when I graduated I wasn’t fully prepared for the pressures of the working world.  I assumed you went to college, graduated and started your career.  I never really thought to myself, “Am I

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Correcting Chaos with SOLIDWORKS and MakerBot

The story begins when I was working on a part in SOLIDWORKS Simulation with a coworker. He asked me to hand him his Flow Simulation book so that he could look up an application. I turned to his bookshelf to retrieve the book and collapsed in fear.  This is what I saw: It’s not my

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3D Printing Technology Takes Prosthetics to New Places

It seems like every week I see an article or video about yet another situation where 3D printing was used to create prosthetics. The most recent was a foundation’s effort to test them in remote areas of Madagascar and Togo, where their seclusion makes it difficult to access appropriate prosthetics for amputees (1). However, 3D

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5 Steps to Kickstart Product Innovation

Webster’s dictionary defines innovation as the introduction of something new: a new idea, method, or device. As the rates of product innovation have changed in many market segments, innovating products and processes should be getting more attention. According to the National Science Foundation in their business and Innovation Survey, U.S business has been flat but

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Instant3D Move Features

Have you ever wanted an easy way to relocate a feature that was already created in SOLIDWORKS, without ever having to edit that feature’s sketch? That’s entirely possible through the use of the Instant3D functionality! SOLIDWORKS Instant3D is a great tool for quickly creating and modifying any kind of model geometry, as well as sketch

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3D Print Your Own Custom Cup Holder

After a winter that seemed like it would never end, we have finally started to get some nice summer weather in Syracuse, NY. If you’re taking a summer road trip or en route to your favorite summer vacation spot, you likely have a lot of time in the car ahead of you. 3D printing can

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New Materials Push Boundaries of High-Performance 3D Printing

The past month or so has been an exciting time for anyone following the leading edge of 3D printing. Announcements have been flooding headlines from companies all over the world resulting from large conferences like AMUG and RAPID. Something observed is that while 3D printing start-ups seem to pop up every week, they typically focus

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