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How to Control Dimensional Variation with 3D Tolerance Analysis

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Variation Analysis (VA, a.k.a. VSA) offers a comprehensive set of tools that help to identify how much dimensional variation exists and what are the main contributors to that variation.


Created with Variation Analysis 10.1



Learn how to control dimensional variation using Variation Analysis to virtually simulate product manufacturing and assembly processes to predict the amounts and sources of variation.


This Tecnomatix Tech Tip shows:

  • How CAD PMI can be leveraged downstream in Variation Analysis
  • The impact of predictive analysis in reducing costs and improving product quality


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About the Presenter


KalkmanTom_80x95.jpgTom Kalkman is a Manufacturing Engineering Software Product Manager at Siemens PLM Software responsible for Tecnomatix quality planning and validation tools.  Tom has over 20 years of industry experience in various roles including application support, product training, product development and product management.  He is a  Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Mike Rouman
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Manufacturing Engineering Software
Siemens Digital Industries Software Inc.