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HP Webinar Series | Assessing the Lasting Impact of Covid-19 on Additive Mfg

Starting July 1st  at 10:30am, join a 30 minute conversation with HP Multi Jet Fusion Customers. The series is every Wednesday until August 5, 2020. 

July 1- August 5 |  Webinar Series | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robots Webinar | Cobots Installations - Just How Easy Are They? 

Automation can be intimidating, especially when trying to install robots in-house. Collaborative robots have changed the landscape of self-integration, making it easier than ever. In this webinar you will learn the basics of cobots and how to select the right one for your application. You will discover the ease of programming and hear about some success stories from the field.

July 15 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Webinar | Digitally Enable Approaches to Orthotics and Prosthetics 

Starting at 11:00am, join HP to better understand the benefits of using HP Multi Jet Fusion technology to enhance your processes and unlock new potential.

July 16 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Eurotech Virtual Seminar | Fanuc Programming Class

Starting at 10:00am, join Eurotech for a Hands-on Training Class Registration is FREE to all Eurotech customers and PMPA members. Space permitting others may join the training classes at a charge of $350 per day. Certificates awarded to all attendees who complete a training course.

August 11 -12 |  Virtual Seminar | Learn More 

August 13 |  Advanced Virtual Seminar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Webinar | How Does Additive Manufacturing Improve Product Development

Learn how additive manufacturing improves product development with this on demand webinar hosted by HP. 

On Demand |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Webinar | HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology: Plastics to Metal

Many OEMs are dedicating resources to additive in their strategic plans. Your customers and competition are using it. In this webinar we will show you how to identify opportunities to use this disruptive technology.

On Demand |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Webinar | How Can Additive Manufacturing Complement Injection Molding?

Learn which use cases are appropriate for additive manufacturing and injection molding. Discover how to reduce & control tooling expenditures using AM. See how AM speeds the innovation cycle.  Understand design strategies to accelerate AM adoption benefits. Hear how an injection molder (Linear AMS) is using AM in their facility today.  Learn how the HP Multi Jet Fusion technology works and what makes it so unique

On Demand |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep Webinar | How Large-Format 3D Printing is Transforming Industries

Integrating additive into your design and manufacturing workflow can generate many positive outcomes. Learn how industry-leading companies are putting 3D printing to use as we explore four applications that are helping increase productivity, reduce leads times and improve time to market.

On Demand | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep Webinar | Learn Industrial Design for Additive Mfg Methods

BigRep will discuss and teach Design for Additive Manufacturing in industrial applications. Learn how to design products for large-format AM’s unique qualities from a renowned designer, how to take advantage of newly accessible engineering-grade materials and minimize post-processing.

On Demand | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep Webinar | Integrating 3D Printing Into Your Traditional Manufacturing Process

Additive manufacturing is becoming more and more integrated into the design and production environment, working in tandem with traditional manufacturing processes and coexisting on the manufacturing floor. Learn about integrating 3D printing into your traditional manufacturing process. 

On Demand | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot Webinar | 3D Printing Applications for the Machine Shop

Learn 3D printing applications you can use for the machine shop with this on demand MakerBot webinar. 

On Demand | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk | Introduction to Generative Design

Generative design is a design exploration process that allows you to generate multiple, manufacturing-ready design alternatives. By setting design requirements, materials, and manufacturing processes, you can solve complex design and engineering challenges in hours—not days or weeks.

On Demand | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk | Introduction to Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

See how powerful CAD, CAM, and CAE tools come together. This webinar will help bring your designs to life, explore more of your potential design envelop, and automate tedious processes.

On Demand | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Past Events

Autodesk Webinar | Optimized Workflow for Quality Management Webinar

Starting at 10:00am, join Autodesk as they explain how Fusion 360 can help you. 

July 14 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep Webinar | Live Virtual Tour

Since many of us are at home and can’t travel, BigRep are bringing large-format 3D printing to you. Join for a live demo to see BigRep’s large format 3D printers in action, including the STUDIO G2, ONE, and PRO. Also hear from experts on how additive can help you, especially during these uncertain times. Starting at 11:00am, join BigRep for this Live Virtual Tour.

July 14 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Webinar | Introduction to Generative Design

Starting at 6:00am, join Autodesk as they give an introduction to generative design. 

July 7 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot Webinar | How to Print Carbon Fiber on MakerBot METHOD

Starting at 8:00am, join MakerBot as the discuss how Carbon Fiber is one of those materials that has seemingly limitless potential with the primary limitation of it being a difficult material to work with. With 3D printing, carbon fiber becomes much more accessible to almost anyone. With the launch of the new METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition and the start of shipping in just weeks, we thought it would be a good time to talk all about how to 3D print with carbon fiber on METHOD.

July 7 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Haas YouTube Live| Haas Virtual Demo Day

Starting at 9:00am, Haas will be hosting their second Virtual Haas Demo Day on YouTube Live. Join in on the fun as they discuss Haas tooling, updates, and much more. 

July 1 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Webinar | Light-Weighting Automative Components with Generative Design

Starting at 10:00am, join Autodesk as they explore how Autodesk and British sports car manufacturer BAC partnered to produce a revolutionary generative designed wheel for the new Mono that looks stunning and reduces the weight significantly. 

July 2 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Virtual Event | Demo Center Virtual Tour

On June 25th at 9:00am, join us for this one-hour session to learn more about how HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology can transform your business through innovative solutions and applications. This tour will be focused on End of Arm Tooling.

June 25 |  Virtual Event | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk YouTube Live | Fusion 360 - Late Design Changes

On June 25th at 11:00am, Autodesk will show how you can take a design and make some pretty major late-design changes to the original without having to start over.

June 25 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep and Selway Webinar | Large- Format Additive Solutions

Since many of us are at home and can’t travel, Selway Machine Tool and BigRep are bringing large-format 3D printing to you. Join for a live demo to see BigRep’s large format 3D printers in action, including the STUDIO G2, ONE, and PRO. Also hear from experts on how additive can help you, especially during these uncertain times.

June 23 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk YouTube Live | Fusion 360 - Introductions to Fusion 360

On June 25th at 6:00am, Autodesk will go back to basics showing what to consider when defining your setup and the key differences between 2D and 3D toolpaths. Finishing up with what is a post processor, why do we need it and a few key options you need to consider.

June 25 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot Virtual Event | A 3D Printing Virtual Summit

Living in an era characterized by innovation and the rapid implementation of technologies, 3D printing has long passed its tipping point and is now impacting almost every industry globally. With this additive manufacturing revolution well underway, MakerBot wants to hear directly from the leaders and innovators that are shaping the world with 3D printing. This is a whole day virtual event. 

June 18 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Edit in Place While You Shelter in Place

At 8:00am, Autodesk will walk you through everything you need to know about Fusion 360's Edit in Place feature.

June 16 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Roboze Webinar | Design for Additive Manufacturing

Producing with additive manufacturing methods offers you an unprecedented freedom of design. But how can the technology guarantee the best performances? This webinar at 8:00am on June 11 will answer those questions and more.   

June 11 |  Virtual Event | Learn More 

 


 

Eurotech Webinar | Online Fanuc Programming

Eurotech is hosting their virtual Fanuc Programming class from 10:00am - 2:00pm June 9 - 11. It is a 2 day programming class followed by a third day of Advanced programming. This class is free to Eurotech customers and current PMPA members. For everyone else, it s a $350 daily charge.

June 9-10 |  Virtual Event |  Learn More 

June 11 |  Virtual Event | Advanced Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robotics Webinar | Collaborative Robots Webinar- Welding

As the manufacturing sector gets back to work, join the experts at Universal Robots to discover how our welding application can be deployed easily and flexibly in existing manual welding booths, eliminating the need for costly new robotic cells. This webinar on June 10th is live at 2:00 am,

June 10 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Fastems Webinar | Six Solution Blocks for Economical Small Batch Production

During this live 1:00 pm webinar, Fastems will present how the following six areas of production can be optimized to produce small batches, even batch size one: 1. Production planning 2. Production start setup (tools, NC programs, raw materials, workholding, test runs) 3. Tool management 4. Transfers and loading between process phases 5. Quality and traceability 6. Machine tools

June 10 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot Webinar | How to Achieve Real Printed Part Dimensional Accuracy in 3D Printing

In 3D printing the goal is to finish with a part that matches the dimensions of the CAD file as closely as possible. That might seem pretty obvious, but it can actually be quite challenging to actual achieve. This webinar is at 8:00am on June 9th. 

June 9 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robotics Webinar | Firsthand Story: Why I Implemented Cobots at My Machine Shop

During this live 11:00 am webinar, this webinar will share the firsthand story of Fusion OEM's collaborative robot journey, starting with why and how President Craig Zoberis added cobots to his machine shop’s Haas CNC mills and lathes, and how he became a Certified Systems Integrator for Universal Robots.

June 9 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Virtual Event | HP's Next Step in Digital Manufacturing

At 8:00am on June 4, HP will host an all day virtual event. This registration process will provide you with access to all four exclusive HP live events, dozens of exclusive videos, downloadable content and much more, all at no cost. Please take a moment to sign in and register below. Once you do, you’ll continue to the HP event page, where you can register for the various live events on June 4th and access additional resources, like videos and case studies

June 4 |  Virtual Event | Learn More 

 


 

NCSIMUL Webinar | NCSIMUL 2021 Technology Briefing

At 10:00am on June 2, this webinar will cover the new features of NCSIMUL Solutions 2021, in which you can verify your G-Code programs in a simple 3-step process that includes a syntax error check, a material removal simulation, and a dimensional analysis. Features new to 2021 include an "Excess Material Check", "Tool Wear Definition", the "Importation of Native CAD Formats", an "In-Process Dimensional Control", and "Calculating the Power of the Machine".

June 2 |  Virtual Event | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Edit in Place While You Shelter in Place

At 1:20pm, Autodesk will walk you through everything you need to know about Fusion 360's Edit in Place feature.

June 2 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Edit in Place While You Shelter in Place

At 8:00am, Autodesk will walk you through everything you need to know about Fusion 360's Edit in Place feature.

May 26 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Organic Meshes in Fusion 360

At 11:00am, Autodesk will review and explain the latest update such as Managed Library, Package Calculator additions, interactive routing, and many more.

May 27 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robots Webinar | Why Automation with Cobots? Why Now?

Cobots allow companies of any size to automate any process. This 3:00 am webinar will reveal how cobots can be easily redeployed as your business needs change and we’ll also discuss the cost of a cobot and just how quickly you can expect a return on your investment.

May 20 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion 360 | Routing for High Speed Designs

At 8:00am, Autodesk will be analyzing what constitutes a high speed signal. We'll look at some basic rules of thumb that apply to high speed routing as well as some common pitfalls to avoid. We'll cover the tools in Fusion Electronics that can be used to get your high speed routing tasks completed.

May 20 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Roboze Webinar | 3D Printing Dedicaated to the Highest Performing Super Polymers

You will discover how Roboze technology meets the high production standards of functional parts by technically analyzing the product innovations that are revolutionizing the way of considering 3D printing with composite materials and high performance polymers during this 8:00am webinar. 

May 21 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

HP Webinar | Designing for HP Multi Jet Fusion: 10 Tips You Need to Know

At 8:30am, join HP’s experts as they share 10 MORE great tips for designing for HP Jet Fusion 3D printers. Whether you are a student working on a 3D design for a capstone project, or an engineering professional looking to learn more, the practical advice in this webinar will be invaluable to achieving your best quality MJF print.

May 21 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep Webinar | Live Product Showcase

On May 14 at 6:00am, watch this brief live showcase to learn about some of the demanding applications that BigRep products excel in and what features make them stand out from the competition. 

May 14 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Tab Machining Part 2

At 11:00am, Autodesk will show you some of their best tips and tricks for Advanced and 5 axis Tab machining in this PART 2 of the series.

May 18 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robots Webinar | Autonomous Bin Picking for Cobots: Is it Finally Here?

This 8:30 am webinar will examine barriers to automating precision bin picking applications including cost, floor space, programming time and complexity, and rapid change over requirements, and how the latest generation of collaborative robots are meeting those challenges.

May 14 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Deep Dive into Joints

At 8:00am, Autodesk will discuss the difference between Top Down and Bottom Up Design, Bodies versus Components, Component Types, Joint Position, Alignment and Motion.

May 12 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Blum Webinar | Metrology for the Automotive Industry

This 8:00am webinar will show you how integrating in-process metrology technology enables automated measuring and inspection for increased productivity. 

May 12 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robots Webinar | Screwdriving Applications with Collaborative Robots

This 2:00am webinar provides insight how cobots easily pair with various external screwdrivers and screws and can be programmed in record time to support various applications along your assembly line. 

May 13 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Eurotech Webinar | Turning Cycles

Eurotech explains Featured cycles that make programming faster and easier during their Turning Cycles webinar on May 13th at 8:00am.

May 13 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Industry Relevant Webinar | Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: For Job Shops and Other Suppliers

It is now clear: shorter supply chains are stronger, more competitive supply chains for the country. At 8:00am, in the third webinar in this series, Reshoring Initiative will demonstrate how to convince your customers that they will be more profitable buying from you 20 to 40% of products they now import.

May 13 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion 360 | Getting Started with Fusion 360 Electronics

At 11:00am,this stream will be an introduction to Fusion 360, specifically for Electronic designers. Expect to learn how to access and use the schematic and circuit board editor in the new electronic workspace.

May 6 | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

SOLIDWORKS Webinar | The Value of Simulation: Which Design is Best?

In this webinar series, SOLIDWORKS Simulation experts will take you on the journey to best design revolving around designing the best bracket, frame, piping, and plastics part. You will learn not only integration, ease of use, and value, but also the fact that you can truly create a design that will perform in the real world while improving your processes. This webinar is on Wednesday, May 6 at 8:00am.

May 6  |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

SOLIDWORKS Webinar | Improving Productivity with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

If you want to learn more about how to get the most out of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools, join us on May 6 at 10:00am for this series where we explore several ways to maximize your time and investment. Topics covered include 2D vs. 3D simulation, thermal mechanical vs. CFD, static vs. dynamics, sub-modeling, and topology vs. shape optimization.

May 6 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot Webinar | Accelerating Product Development with Reduced Budgets using 3D Print

Whether caused by a global pandemic or just a bad quarter, budget cuts happen all the time.  On May 7th at 8:00am, this webinar will discuss the impact budget cuts can have on your product development process and some tips for how utilizing 3D printing can actually help you ACCELERATE your product development process during those tough times.

May 7 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | What's New: Manufacturing Extensions

At 11:00am on April 28, Autodesk will review how to use the manufacturing extension in Fusion 360 to help increase your team’s manufacturing capabilities and speed up your time to market. 

April 28 | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Overcoming the Challenges of Exotic Metals

At 7:00am on April 29, Autodesk, AirTurbine, 5 Axis, and Harvey Tool will cover best practices for cutting and programming for exotic materials, evaluate workholding techniques for these tricky metals, and understanding how dialing in your spindles can lead to machining success.

April 29 | Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | Electronics Design Manager

At 11:00am on April 29, Autodesk will review how to leverage the use of the Design Manager, inspector, and selection filter to find specific assets or signals on your board. Change all your 5mm LEDs to 1206's footprints with only a few clicks and much more.

April 29 | YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robots Webinar | Collaborative Robots: Are They as Safe as They Sound?

This 10:00am webinar provides insight into cobot safety, looking at how cobots are safer than “old” industrial robots, defining terms such as “power and force limiting” and “protective stop,” and exploring the importance of risk assessments.

April 30 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Caron Engineering Webinar | Defeating Machining Challenges with Intelligent Solutions - Week 4

At 8:00am on Thursday, April 30th, Caron Engineering will demonstrate, in the final week (WEEK 4) of this webinar series, how our AutoComp software processes data from almost any electronic gauging device and automatically updates offsets to the CNC control. Watch week 1 here. Watch week 2 here. Watch week 3 here

April 30 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion360 | 5 Axis Tips and Tricks

At 11:00am on April 27, Autodesk will review the best 5 Axis Tips and Tricks. If you have a 5 axis machine and want to get better toolpaths for it, this is the live stream for you. If you are even thinking of getting a 5 axis CNC machine, this live stream is for you too!

April 27 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

HP Webinar | How Additive Mfg is Solving Supply Chain Gaps Caused by COVID-19

Dealing with supply chain disruptions? Join us at 9:00am for a conversation titled How Additive Manufacturing is Solving Supply Chain Gaps Caused by COVID-19. HP’s additive manufacturing experts will provide you with insights on how 3D print technology can be leveraged in this uncertain time 

April 23 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Universal Robots Webinar | Autonomous Bin Picking for Cobots: Is it Finally Here?

This 11:00am webinar will examine barriers to automating precision bin picking applications including cost, floor space, programming time and complexity, and rapid change over requirements, and how the latest generation of collaborative robots are meeting those challenges.

April 23  |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep Webinar | From Desktop to Industrial

Join the upcoming webinar “From Desktop to Industrial: How Upgrading your Tools Upgrades your Processes” on April 22 at 6:00am for all the details on how upgrading your desktop 3D printer to a BigRep large-format AM system will create instant profit. 

April 22 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

SOLIDWORKS Webinar | The Value of Simulation: Which Design is Best?

In this webinar series, SOLIDWORKS Simulation experts will take you on the journey to best design revolving around designing the best bracket, frame, piping, and plastics part. You will learn not only integration, ease of use, and value, but also the fact that you can truly create a design that will perform in the real world while improving your processes. This webinar is on Wednesday, April 22 at 8:00am.

April 22  |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

SOLIDWORKS Webinar | Improving Productivity with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

If you want to learn more about how to get the most out of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools, join us on April 22 at 10:00am for this series where we explore several ways to maximize your time and investment. Topics covered include 2D vs. 3D simulation, thermal mechanical vs. CFD, static vs. dynamics, sub-modeling, and topology vs. shape optimization.

April 22 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Caron Engineering Webinar | Defeating Machining Challenges with Intelligent Solutions - Week 3

Caron Engineering will demonstrate how our ToolConnect system uses RFID technology and easily integrates with a tool presetter to automate and optimize the tool load process. Watch week 1 here. Watch week 2 here

April 22 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Roboze | Perspectives of Additive Manufacturing in 2020

In this webinar at 5:00am on April 22, Roboze will discuss perspective of Additive Manufacturing in 2020. 

April 22 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot | How to 3D Print and Assemble a PPE Face Shield with your MakerBot

In this webinar at 12:00pm on April 21, MakerBot will teach you how to 3D print and assemble a PPE face shield with your MakerBot

April 21 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

BigRep | Integrating Large-Format Additive Manufacturing into your Production

In this webinar at 6:00am on April 21, BigRep will discuss rethinking traditional workflows and taking independent control of their supply chains with today’s large-format 3D printing technology companies are optimizing the manufacturing process at every level, regularly creating cost reductions of up to 80%, lead time reductions above 90%, and massive personnel efficiencies.

April 21 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Caron Engineering Webinar | Defeating Machining Challenges with Intelligent Solutions

Caron Engineering will show you how our new Tool Monitoring Adaptive Control system (TMAC v3.0),  provides real-time control and optimization of the cutting process. This is the second episode of the seminar series. Watch week 1 here

April 15 |  Webinar | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion 360 Live | Rotary Machining Deep Dive

In this live stream at 11:00am on April 20, Autodesk will teach you all the ins and outs of the new Rotary Machining (4th axis simultaneous) toolpaths in Fusion 360. They will go way beyond simple wrapped toolpaths and show you how to create true 4th axis simultaneous toolpaths in Fusion 360.

April 20 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Autodesk Fusion 360 Live | Electromechanical Workflow

At 11:00am on April 15, Autodesk will review the electromechanical workflows available in Fusion 360. Learn how quickly build and enclosure or project one to be used for you electronic design. 

April 15 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

MakerBot Live Chat | Live YouTube Chat Every Wednesday

At 8:00am, MakerBot will be starting their live YouTube Chats to discuss the latest MakerBot news and updates. 

April 15 |  YouTube Live | Learn More 

 


 

Top 5 3D Printing Applications for the Machine Shop

Watch the webinar from MakerBot to learn five machine shop applications for in-house 3D printing that can have an immediate impact on your shop’s output and bottom line.  

March 5 |  Webinar | Click Here to Watch Recording

 


 

 

 

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