Our Blog

We Simplify Technology  
by sharing knowledge. These blog articles are testimony to our passion to make technology accessible to every engineer. Knowledge is the first step to understand the technology without which it would be useless to you. 

With knowledge, you can accomplish anything.  
Ladies of Hope

Ennerdale is a community that is situated in the south of Johannesburg. To reach Ennerdale from Pretoria took us longer than an hour as we drove through the city of Johannesburg, other townships and communities and a rural area where a commercial farmer has planted his mielies. Just before we arrived in Ennerdale, we had […]

Cloud computing with Rescale
How to run a Python script automatically in MSC Apex

There may be a number of things you repeat every time you create a new model, like creating a material or defining a number of standard beam sections. It's tedious work and prone to error, but you don't have to. You can simply have a simple Python script (which you can record as a macro), […]

Simufact Additive - Cost Estimation

In the light of Hexagon’s future vision of Smarter Factories, cost effectiveness is the biggest driver for manufacturers. With growing competition, limited resources and environmental awareness, businesses are challenged to maintain and increase healthy revenues and reduce risk. Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence plays a key part to help manufacturers to achieve this with its MSC Software […]

Token Usage Monitor

It's a common problem. You want to run an analysis or open your CAE software but there are no licenses available for it. Who is using them? This becomes even more difficult when working from home and you can't quickly yell across the open plan office floor. Fortunately, we have an easy solution for you.

Work from home with MSC Software

  img.small { float: left; margin-right: 10px; } img.large { float: none; margin-top: 10px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } div { text-align: justify; text-justify: inter-word; }   Hexagon - MSC Software announced a Work from Home assistance program for their customers using the MSC suite of products and SIMTEQ is your first point […]

Targeting a Specific y+ Value for your Turbulent Flow CFD Simulation (Part 3)

This blog is a bit overdue considering that the last blog on this topic was published at the end of 2019 and we are almost a quarter of the way through this year. If you have forgotten what was discussed in Part 1 and Part 2, here is a quick recap of the main topics […]

How to reduce your MNF file size by up to 97%

Flex bodies in Adams are very powerful and if used correctly, could mean the difference between a right and wrong answer. One of the most popular ways to create a flex body in Adams is to create an MNF (Modal Neutral File) with your FEA (Finite Element Analysis) package and import that file into Adams. […]

How to setup menu buttons for custom scripts in MSC Apex
Preparing a large Creo (ProE) assembly for analysis in under 15min

This video shows how a large "trommel" (mineral processing drum) is quickly setup for analysis in only 15 minutes using MSC Apex. A process that typically took 10 hours to complete, from import to first results available, is now completed in less than an hour.

crossmenulist linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram