If you need to bend sheet plastic and don’t have a plastic sheet bending machine? here is one way of doing it! All you need is some nichrome wire and a power supply, its not pretty, but it works!
Posts Tagged: 4c Tech
As part of their Sustainability Workshop series, Autodesk’s excellent “Introduction to Design for Lifetime” video clearly and visually explains the factors we need to consider when introducing new products. We like that it recognizes that some products should be made to last a long time, others should live shorter lives, and that there’s a grey… Read more »
Myself and John recently completed a Solidworks Simulation course and stumbled upon this little gem for students. Solidworks offer a FREE student licence for Solidworks while you are in full time engineering education. Definitely worth a look as the licence includes all the Solidworks software (3D Design, Simulation FEA, Sustainable Design, Data Management etc). For… Read more »
SolidWorks Filter Problems Getting slightly carried away with my step into the 21st century, I have now created a vimeo video to accompany my blog post. Here I am explaing why SolidWorks sometimes prevents you from selecting faces, edges and points and how to overcome this. This is due to Filters. The issue here is… Read more »
We’ve just launched a new video channel called 4c Tech – over the coming months we aim to create a sequence of videos/how to’s/tutorials that take you through everything from simple mechanican devices to complex CAD and FEA problems. Subscribe to the channel now! Got any ideas for tutorials, let us know?