Lattice Technology Blog

Case Study: Alpine Precision, a Mold Maker -- Going paperless in manufacturing by relying on 3D models instead of 2D drawings reduces lead time for the this mold manufacturer in the auto industry.

Posted by Chris Hughes on Wed, 18 Oct, 2017 @ 04:55 PM

Why Aim for a Paperless Workflow?

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Tags: Digital Manufacturing, Manufacturing Processes, Assembly Process Planning

Toyota’s Use of Lattice Technology Solutions and XVL for Better Manufacturing Planning

Posted by Bill Barnes on Wed, 24 Jun, 2015 @ 01:04 PM

Toyota’s Goal

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Tags: Design for Manufacturing - DFM, Assembly Process Planning, Quality

Leverage CAD: 3-Step Solution: Geometry to Entire Product Lifecycle

Posted by Mark Guthrie on Thu, 18 Jul, 2013 @ 04:50 PM

Today we announced upgrades to our 3-Step Solution Set (AUTHOR, PUBLISH, CONSUME) for moving geometry from any CAD system into XVL -- where it can be leveraged across the extended enterprise.

Our tools do not require CAD expertise to use. A person with basic technical skills can AUTHOR new information into the model, such as work instructions, animations, PMI and much more.

Complex operations can also be done, such as importing tooling and fixture geometry in order to model manufacturing or service processes.

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Tags: 3D Visualization & Sharing, Digital Manufacturing, Work Instructions, Assembly Process Planning

New Human Option Video

Posted by Marcia Volpe on Thu, 25 Aug, 2011 @ 10:57 PM

Check out our new video highlighting the features of the XVL Studio Human option. An optional module for XVL Studio Standard and XVL Studio Pro, it lets you add digital technicians to XVL models for tasks like checking manufacturing processes and validating serviceability.  See how you can easily add multiple technicians and dynamically check for bad posture, technician reach and interference.

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Tags: Spare Parts & Service, XVL, Manufacturing Processes, Assembly Process Planning