Automated AS9102 FAI Report with Model-Based Definition

Posted on 16 Nov 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is AS9102 First Article Inspection (FAI)?

AS9102 FAI is an SAE aerospace standard that verifies a manufacturing process can reliably and repeatedly produce a component or set of components according to the engineering design and intent.

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CAD Validation: Comparing 3D CAD Models

Posted on 02 Nov 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

Comparing any two CAD models can be a difficult task. With 26+ years in field of CAD data translation & validation, Capvidia has written this guide on understanding all things CAD validation.

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MBD Production Part Approval Process: Auto PPAP Process for Ballooning & Measurement Results

Posted on 25 Aug 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)?

PPAP (pronounced P-PAP) is a design & manufacturing inspection process used to verify a supplier's ability to reliably and repeatedly produce a part or set of parts for mass production.

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QIF (Quality Information Framework): Definitive Guide

Posted on 11 Aug 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

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Model Based Definition (MBD) for Boeing DPD: D6-51991 Supplier Quality Approval

Posted on 20 Jul 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

For Boeing suppliers and sub-tier suppliers addressing Boeing Digital Product Definition (DPD) standards can be overwhelming.

Fortunately, Capvidia is a leader in Boeing DPD and is here to answer some of your important questions. Let's begin.

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MBD First Article Inspection: Next Generation FAI Report

Posted on 02 Jul 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is First Article Inspection (FAI)?

FAI is an official design inspection that verifies a manufacturing process that can reliably and repeatedly produce a part or set of parts for mass production.

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MBD (Model-Based Definition): 2020 Edition

Posted on 05 Jun 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

Table of Contents

  1. What is MBD (Model-based Definition)?
  2. Why is MBD important?
  3. MBD Benefits & Advantages
  4. MBD Disadvantages
  5. How to Implement MBD
  6. MBD Resources

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Best STEP File to Use: AP203 vs AP214 vs AP242

Posted on 20 Apr 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

What is a STEP file?

STEP (Standard for the Exchange of Product Data) is a neutral-format 3D CAD file that is interoperable between different CAD programs such as SolidWorks, Creo PTC, Siemens NX, CATIA, Autodesk, and others.

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What is PMI (Product Manufacturing Information)?

Posted on 16 Mar 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

 

Product manufacturing information (PMI) is essential engineering or manufacturing information embedded within a 3D CAD file. It is governed by ASME and ISO industry standards.

PMI may include the following information:

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Measuring The Benefits of The Digital Twin [Podcast]

Posted on 23 Jan 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

Daniel Campbell, Director of business development at Capvidia, joins Digital Enterprise Society's Thom Singer and Craig Brown for an interview about Measuring The Benefits of The Digital Twin.

Digital Enterprise Society is an industry-leading...

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