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How to Create Machining Operations and NC File Output For Your Onshape Models
By Abhijit Kumthekar - March 30, 2017

Without any software installation, OnCreate3D gives you CAM at your fingertips. Available now in the Onshape App Store!

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Onshape’s 10 Guiding Principles for Improving User Experience
By Andy Morris - February 27, 2017

Onshape constantly strives to make full-cloud CAD a pleasure to use by incorporating ongoing customer feedback. Here’s what drives our UX team.

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Partner Spotlight: Swift Calcs Speeds Up Your Engineering Design & Analysis Calculations
By Brentan Alexander - January 31, 2017

Swift Calcs is excited to announce that the full Swift Calcs product suite, including Public, Business, and Professional plans, is now available in the Onshape App Store.

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Modeling a Functional 3D-Printed Violin in CAD
By Brian Chan - August 29, 2016

The violin's form is very recognizable. It’s been around for centuries, and has barely changed in design. Violin music has evolved to such a high level that the instrument has attained an almost legendary status in our culture.

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CAD in a Cab: How I Win Over Clients During Downtime
By Ben Moore - August 1, 2016

As the founder and CEO of a fast-growing startup, I’m constantly running between presentations, customer visits and trade shows. Based in South Carolina, my company, tForm, is already a leader in the thermoformed packaging industry – and a big part of our marketing strategy are trade shows with an emphasis on manufacturing.

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Tech Tip: Creating Enhanced Planes in Onshape
By Dave Cowden - June 24, 2016

If you use Onshape a lot, you know that planes are the center of your universe. You need one to create a sketch – And Onshape requires you to start a sketch with a 2D plane.

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Partner Spotlight: Power Surfacing Brings Organic Surface Modeling to Onshape
By David Gill - April 25, 2016

Now available in the Onshape App Store, Power Surfacing for Onshape is a revolutionary product that allows you to create complex organic shapes. Our organic Sub-D modeling complements Onshape’s mechanical modeling, providing a full range of 3D modeling functionality. We make it easy and fun to design complex curved shapes.

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Partner Spotlight: Swift Calcs Brings Mathematical Modeling to Your Onshape Designs
By Miles Collins - April 20, 2016

With the Swift Calcs app, now available in the Onshape App Store, your product design and analysis can live side-by-side in one, unified location. Our live mathematical worksheets inside Onshape make it so you no longer need to keep track of separate files from other applications or file away paper calculations to document a component design.

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