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Customization Menus in Creo 4.0
By Louis Gary Lamit, CAD-Resources This video tutorial by Gary Louis Lamit to covers some customization of menus in Creo 4.0.
Getting Started with Creo Parametric 4.0
By Aaron Shaw, PTC PTC's Aaron Shaw walks users through time-saving features like mini toolbars, full screen mode, and a new approach to geometry-based selection.
Creo 3.0 Keyboard Shortcuts Power Users Love Creo 3.0 Keyboard Shortcuts Power Users Love
By Mike Gayette PTC technical support engineer, Mike Smith, shares his favorite shortcuts like Ctrl+G for regenerating a model & the Esc key to cancel a ribbon menu.
Splitting an Injection Mold Volume in Creo Splitting an Injection Mold Volume in Creo
By Bettina Giemsa, PTC When working with an injection mold, rather than creating a volume, you can split a workpiece or a volume into one or two volumes. See how.
Clamp Foot Drawing Layout in PTC Creo Parametric 3.0
By Gary Louis Lamit, CAD-Resources In this video Gary Louis Lamit demonstrates how to make a clamp foot drawing in Creo Parametric 3.0 within about 8 minutes.
Setting Up a Fillet Type Weld with a Notch Setting Up a Fillet Type Weld with a Notch
By Bettina Giemsa, PTC Not only does PTC Creo Parametric allow you to configure multiple weld types like fillet and grooves you can also define welding-related features.
NxREV's Power Hour on Creo Interface & Configuration Options
By Alberto Massarotto, NxREV Get an overview of the Creo interface and learn how to customize it to increase productivity, reduce fatigue and meet your needs.
Importing into Windchill Importing into Windchill
By Marty Garnsey, PTC Marty Garnsey teaches the ins and outs of importing a CAD assembly into PTC Windchill in this video from PTC.
Open Models with Failed Features in Creo Simulate Open Models with Failed Features in Creo Simulate
By PTC See how you can open and analyze your model in Creo Simulate 3.0, even with failed features.
Design a 2D Clamp Foot Layout in Creo 3.0 Design a 2D Clamp Foot Layout in Creo 3.0
By Gary Lamit, CAD-Resources Gary Lamit explains how Creo 3.0 users can create a 2D design of a clamp foot layout.
Update and Save/As with PTC Creo Collaboration Extensions Update and Save/As with PTC Creo Collaboration Extensions
By PTC Unite Technology enables you to open or import non-PTC Creo data directly in PTC Creo and incorporate them into designs.
Create a Clamp Arm in Creo Parametric 3.0
By Gary Lamit, CAD-Resources Create a clamp arm in Creo Parametric 3.0 with automated views, dimensional call outs and custom changes to the design.
Create a Downstream Manufacturing Part in Windchill 10.2 Create a Downstream Manufacturing Part in Windchill 10.2
By Azhar Rehman, PTC Watch this video to see how the Manufacturing Product Structure Explorer tool in Windchill 10.2 can be used to create a manufacturing part.
Importing Other CAD Formats into Creo 3.0 Importing Other CAD Formats into Creo 3.0
By PTC Creo 3.0 lets users open 3D models in NX, CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge, Inventor and JT formats, without creating new PTC Creo files.
Build an Assembly Exploded View
By Gary Lamit, CAD-Resources Creo 3.0 users can add notes and annotations to their assemblies by creating an exploded view.
Identify Key Components in Windchill with Creo View
By Keith Karain, PTC This tutorial shows how to load a model of a chainsaw into Windchill and then use Creo View to ensure that key components are correct.
Display the Windchill Model Name in the Model Tree
By Scott Morris, PTC This video demonstrates how to use the PTC_COMMON_NAME system parameter to show the Windchill name of the Creo CAD files in the Model Tree.
How to Assemble Fastener and Dowel Pins for Creo 3.0 How to Assemble Fastener and Dowel Pins for Creo 3.0
By Jim Barrett-Smith, PTC These advanced tutorials explain how to use the Creo Intelligent Fastener extension to create fasteners and dowel pins.
Top Down Design
By Gary Lamit, CAD-Resources This tutorial covers top design, which focuses on adding five holes to a Creo 3.0 component while in the Assembly Mode.
Use the Offset Command to Add Text to Solids
By Evan Winter, PTC Creo 3.0 users can engrave text or other sketched features into curved, solid model faces using the Offset command.
Design for Manufacture with PTC Creo Mold Analysis Design for Manufacture with PTC Creo Mold Analysis
By PTC See how Creo 3.0 Mold Analysis can help users find cavity filling, undesirable weld line location, and improper wall thickness before manufacturing.
20 Minutes on Sub-assemblies in Creo Parametric 3.0
By Gary Lamit, CAD-Resources This video covers step by step instructions for building sub assemblies to create two different studs and a nut in Creo Parametric 3.0.
Saving Creo Parametric Files as Creo View (PVZ) Files Saving Creo Parametric Files as Creo View (PVZ) Files
By Scott Morris, PTC Creo View is a lightweight viewing tool for Creo, where users can easily share small .PVZ files via email or file sharing.
Simplify Sketching with the Sketcher in Creo 3.0 Simplify Sketching with the Sketcher in Creo 3.0
By Evan Winter, PTC Here are some quick tips for using the Sketcher tool. For instance use Modify with Lock Scale to resize sketches that are grossly out of proportion.
Optimizing your CAD for FDM 3D Printing Optimizing your CAD for FDM 3D Printing
By Rob Stipek, Fisher/Unitech Here are some tips to consider for your next design, to get the best possible 3D print, while reducing material waste.