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Alibre Design Newsletter - July 2012

For years, different golf companies have tried to design the perfectly balanced putter to improve a golfer’s score where they rack up the most points, on the green.

Dr. Essay Anne Vanderbilt, the aerospace engineer designed a putter that can do just that - improve your ‘on green’ performance. Yar putters use the same MOI "balancing" in 3 axes that is used to "balance" an airplane in flight.

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The Equation Editor is a tool that allows you to access all of the parameters that have been used in the creation of a model. A parameter is a value that helps define the geometry; such as the length of a line, the diameter of a circle, the number of holes in a pattern, or the depth of an extrusion. If a textbox has an f(x) after it then that value is a parameter.

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If you apply a label in KeyShot and it comes in stretched, skewed or looking odd, it’s not your model, the amount of day-old coffee you’ve had or your image. Labels come in applied with a default projection, but fortunately, there are plenty of options to help you get exactly the look you’re going for.

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William Grill has a workbench covered with electronic gadgets and power tools. He also has small grandchildren roaming his house. To avoid the possibility of a curious kid messing with the enticing workbench toys, he created a power lock that requires a secret code to be entered before the power can go to the plug.  

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Archaeologists tell us that the forerunner of the modern screw can be found in artifacts dating to early Greek and Egyptian times. Hero of Alexandria certainly used them in his automatons and devices and sporadic use of screwthread attachments and mechanisms appear from ancient times through the beginning of the Renaissance.

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