LiveWorx 2018 Announcement

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We’re excited to announce that we will be at PTC’s annual conference, LiveWorx 2018 – June 17th-20th in Boston, MA. In addition, we will also have a table at the PTC/USER Technical Community Open Forum happening directly after the main show on June 20th-22nd. We’re excited about the show and hope you are too, so […]

The Details of External References

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As a CAD assembly increases in size, load time and model performance become increasingly important factors. In one of our earlier posts (see here), we covered ways to manage assemblies and how their components interact with the top-level model in Creo. This series will cover best practices so that you and your colleagues working in […]

SettingSync Activity Log Integration

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We’ve now expanded our Activity Log feature to SettingSync as well. You can now see all of the activity for your Profiles and Mapkeys! Global Added Activity Log visibility in the dashboard to the following elements: SettingSync Profiles and Mapkeys – the activity for these elements cannot be pre-populated Web Minor improvements across the dashboard […]

Standardizing Spec-Driven Fittings, Part 3

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This is the final post of a three-part series covering the 13 different fitting codes defined by PTC in Spec-Driven Piping (for the first two posts see here and here, respectively). In this post, we will explore the INLINE_REDUCING,  CORNER_REDUCING, BRANCH_REDUCING, and BRANCH_LET codes. BRANCH_LET PTC defines the typical BRANCH_LET as a weldolet (shown below). Unlike the […]

RsysConfig Activity Log Integration

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We’re excited to announce the newest feature for RsysConfig, the Activity Log. You can now see all of the activity for a given object type on a given page. Your past activity will already be populated, so log in and check it out! Global Added Activity Log visibility in the dashboard to the following elements: […]

Creo 5.0 Info Session & Happy Hour

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We will be hosting our first event highlighting PTC’s Creo and ThingWorx platforms! Join CadActive on Thursday, May 17th from 6-9PM for a happy hour info session. The event will showcase the newly-released Creo 5.0, as well as some of the amazing AR / VR capabilities delivered by Thingworx Studio. We will showcase the newest advancements […]

Profile and Mapkey Management

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This release is all about improving SettingSync, specifically the overall individual profiles and the mapkey management. Global Refactored and optimized individual SettingSync profile endpoint – made SettingSync profile downloads significantly faster Web Added a profile summary page for individual SettingSync profiles Fixed validation when adding mapkeys to a SettingSync profile – we now prevent users […]

Standardizing Spec-Driven Fittings, Part 2

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In our last post, we went over some of the basics of Spec-Driven Piping requirements concerning parameters and went through the INLINE, INLINE_JOINT, ELBOW, CORNER, and NOBREAK fitting codes (see here). In this post, we will explore BRANCH, FLANGE, and GASKET fittings, and cover some of the other nuances of the “END_TYPE” parameter and “end type compatibility”. BRANCH […]

CadActive Announces New Channel Partnership with PTC!

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We’re very excited to announce that CadActive has expanded our partnership with PTC! For the past two years, CadActive has been involved in the PTC ecosystem as a Silver-level Technology Partner. We have been developing applications, solutions, and automation for Creo Parametric, Creo Schematics, and other PTC products to help streamline engineering processes. As we […]

Standardizing Spec-Driven Fittings

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Spec-Driven Piping in Creo Parametric allows users to model piping installations at a much faster rate and more accurately than using the conventional Piping module (for further details, see our earlier blog post Why Spec-Driven Piping?). The main obstacle behind many companies using this free addition to the Piping module is the time and effort required […]