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3D Printers Decrease Aerialtronics’ Design and Development Costs

“3D printing technology helped us advance the design and development of the Altura Zenith drone far more quickly and at a much lower cost than would have been achievable with conventional methods.”

alturaZenith_Drone (1)Joost Hezemans,head designer, Aerialtronics

Taking Flight
Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for civilian commercial applications are one of the most exciting disruptive technologies today. With more than 200 of its aircrafts already in use, Netherlands-based Aerialtronics is poised to offer systems for applications ranging from infrastructure inspection and mapping to livestock monitoring and creative filming for advertising and marketing.


As a small company with only 35 employees, a major challenge for Aerialtronics is to develop systems that could meet the requirements of a variety of industries without spreading its resources too thin between dozens of discrete designs.


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3D Printing Advance Seminar Series

Printing in Manufacturing

This unique seminar is the first in a series and is targeted on progressive thinkers in 3Dprintseriseengineering, operations and manufacturing who seek efficiency and competitive advantage through the power of Manufacturing with 3D Printers.  DASI Solutions, the leading engineering solution provider in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan, is pleased to host this series featuring industry leaders and subject matter experts.  Come and spend the morning with us, and learn how the best of the best have amped up their operations through rapid manufacturing.

8:30-9:00 am – Open & Overview
9:00-10:00 am – A technical Foundation for Manufacturing Applications – Stratasys
10:00-!0:15 am – Break (examine parts & printers)
10:15-10:30 am Customer/User Experience
10:30-12:00 – The impact of Additive Mfg – Scott Hill, AMTec Advisors
12:00 – 12:30 pm – Final Q&A, Wrap-up and Table-top Displays

4/7 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Sterling Heights, MI   Reg

4/8 – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Kalamazoo, MI  Reg


Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio SolidWorks User Group – April 14th

PrintThe Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio SolidWorks user group meeting is here! This is an opportunity for you and others to network with your colleagues and peers to see how others are using SolidWorks in their workplace. This meeting is free and open to everyone.

The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm with opening remarks and dinner. Following dinner there will be a number of great SOLIDWORKS presentations delivered by industry experts. You have the opportunity to participate in two of the four presentations shown below:

  • SOLIDWORKS: From Design to Delivery by Chris Setzler
  • SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks by Richard Doyle
  • SOLIDWORKS Molds Tools by Rodney Harper
  • SOLIDWORKS Inspection by Darin Grosser

The evening will conclude around 8:20 pm with several prize giveaways.

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Eastern Michigan SolidWorks User Group (EMSWUG) – April 16th

Mark your calendars for a daytime EMSWUG meeting! DASI’s own Darin Grosser will be presenting – “Use of the Alt key”. Along with Solidworks users group Leader, Richard Doyle, to help us celebrate the 10 year anniversary!

Topic: “Tips, Tricks, and a Special Guest”

11:30 – Doors open
11:30 – 12:15 – Lunch & Networking
12:15 – 1:45 – “Tips and Tricks” by Esteban Gaytan
1:45 – 2:00 – Break & Networking
2:00 – 3:30 – “Use of the Alt key and Other Things” by Darin Grosser, DASI Solutions
3:30 – 3:45 –  Giveaways & Wrap up

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Fanuc Robotics America
3900 W Hamlin Rd
Rochester Hills, MI48309-3253

To reserve your seat: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1wJMxMi52zsIo27tRPaKTrd-vGGZlmDCs9_6QJEvN9-E/edit?usp=sharing 

One Day Flow Simulation Workshop – Grand Rapids and Canton, MI locations

On April 14th and 16th, DASI Solutions will conduct special 1-day training workshops designed to teach you how to use SolidWorks Flow Simulation. Each student who attends the workshop will have their own dedicated PC, receive the Flow Simulation Tutorial manual and a 15-day commercial evaluation license. The cost of this course is $120.00 per student.

Topics and lessons covered during the training workshop will include:Flow-Rep

  • Comparing design options for flow through a Ball Valve
  • Analysis of a rotating impeller (pump design)
  • Calculating hydraulic loss through a valve
  • Airflow through a textile machine
  • Conjugated heat transfer (fluid, solid) in an electronic enclosure
  • Porous Media modeling through a catalytic converter
  • Analysis of a CPU cooler using coupling fluid flow and heat transfer
  • Time-dependent fluid flow, heat and mass transfer analysis

Space is limited. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received. 

Tuesday, April 14th in Grand Rapids, MI – Reg

Thursday, April 16th in Canton, MI – Reg