Lattice Technology Blog

Heavy Equipment Manufacturer Adopts XVL to Streamline Processes

Posted by Erik Freeman on Wed, 05 Jun, 2019 @ 12:09 PM

XVL used as the single-point-of-truth for the enterprise to dramatically shorten time-to-market 

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Tags: engineering processes, Lightweight & Accurate 3D Format, Interactive Assembly Instructions, Work Instructions, Assembly Process Planning, Concurrent Engineering, Lattice News

JMU: XVL Digital Manufacturing Initiative Improves Processes

Posted by Chris Hughes on Thu, 07 Mar, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

Japan Marine United needed a more intuitive way, that was cost-effective, for their workers to understand their complex assembly processes that could also accommodate their extremely large models

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Tags: engineering processes, Lightweight & Accurate 3D Format, Interactive Assembly Instructions, Work Instructions, Assembly Process Planning, Concurrent Engineering, Lattice News

EIZO Uses XVL to Improve Quality and Shorten Development Time

Posted by Chris Hughes on Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 @ 04:42 PM

Use Case: EIZO Corporation using XVL

Global Manufacturer of High-End Display Systems uses XVL to Improve Quality, Reduce Errors and Shorten Development Time

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Tags: 3D Visualization & Sharing, Manufacturing Processes, Lightweight & Accurate 3D Format, Assembly Process Planning, Quality, Concurrent Engineering

US Manufacturing Competitiveness Predicted to Overtake China

Posted by Chris Hughes on Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 @ 01:56 PM

Lattice3D helps companies achieve increased productivity from assembly workers which leads to increased cost competitiveness

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Improve Communications with Interactive 3D Models in Microsoft Excel

Posted by Chris Hughes on Wed, 01 Nov, 2017 @ 06:55 PM

Simplify product communications by using Microsoft® Excel®. Using XVL, interactive models and associated data (including assembly work instructions) can easily be embedded into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and distributed for FREE to any stakeholder or even customers.

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Tags: 3D Visualization & Sharing, Work Instructions, 3D PDF, microsoft excel, Service Instructions

Case Study: Alpine Precision, a Mold Maker

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

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.

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Tags: Digital Manufacturing, Manufacturing Processes, Assembly Process Planning

Enhancements for Manufacturing Planning and Validation

Posted by Chris Hughes on Thu, 05 Oct, 2017 @ 03:31 PM

This release included extensive updates for creating and managing the manufacturing Bill of Materials (mBOM) and manufacturing process planning.

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Tags: Manufacturing Processes, Work Instructions

Create Electronic Work Instructions Using 3D CAD Models

Posted by Chris Hughes on Fri, 11 Aug, 2017 @ 01:46 PM

What Is a Work Instruction?

A work instruction is a reference/teaching/training document that clearly and unambiguously communicates a series of steps to complete a task. A Work Instruction can be entirely text, although those which include more graphics have the following benefits: Read More

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Virtual Assembly Planning & Validation: Big Payoffs on Assembly Line

Posted by Erik Freeman on Thu, 02 Mar, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

Learn how manufacturing planning can seamlessly re-use 3D engineering CAD model data for detailed planning and validation (eBOM to mBOM to process planning).

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Interactive 3D Models and Animations for the Manufacturing Company

Posted by Chris Hughes on Fri, 28 Oct, 2016 @ 11:04 AM

What is an Interactive 3D model?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, an interactive animation must be worth millions. Interactive 3D models are models coupled with interactive viewing control and enhanced access to important meta-data. They deliver understanding that transcends language barriers and educational shortcomings. 

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