PDM & Composer: Create, Review And Publish Documentation In a Snap

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS Composer is used to create digital materials, documentation and technical publications all with the intent of giving customers and company stakeholders a better understanding of your product information earlier in the design process, lowering costs and speeding time-to-market.

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Textscapes: Chinese Artist and Designer Harkens Back to Ancient Chinese Printing with His 3D Printed Documents

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printing documents 3d printing for visually impaired china designboom hongtao zhou textscapes typography University of Hawaii-Manoa While 3D printing is a technology that is being used to manufacture medical devices and implants, aerospace components, prosthetics, and a multitude of other serious and utilitarian tools, we have reported on a number... View the entire article via our website.

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Introducing Improved API Documentation

i.materialise

In the summer of 2011, Tinkercad , the easy-to-use, browser based 3D design tool for all, launched a one-click integration with i.materialise. Improved Documentation : The documentation lets you clearly discover the purpose of each API.

Document Your Design with Comments

DASI Solutions

Written by Joseph Richter, Application Engineer: Planning out your product design with great Design Intent makes your part and assembly models easy to change, but only if your intentions are CLEAR to anyone else who needs to make changes.

SOLIDWORKS Composer Documentation Update Best Practices

Javelin Tech Tips

One of the greatest features of SOLIDWORKS Composer is the ability to update documents. Imagine your technical documentation team generates a 100-page instruction manual. Does the documentation team need to start completely from scratch to re-create their 100-page instruction manual?

The Best Process for Creating Inspection Documentation

Javelin Tech Tips

The problem a lot of our clients are facing is that the amount of effort it takes creating inspection documentation for this quality control process can be quite time consuming. Creating Inspection Documentation Tips.

Automatic View Update option saved as a Document Property in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Javelin Tech Tips

Now in SOLIDWORKS 2019 , the SOLIDWORKS Automatic View Update option is saved as a document property. In order to change the Automatic View Update option, you need to right-click on the icon at the top of the FeatureManager design tree, and select/clear the Automatic View Update option.

Why is a Colour Property change not applied to an Animation after SOLIDWORKS Composer document update?

Javelin Tech Tips

SMG) there are always cases where SOLIDWORKS designers make some changes in the source model. To avoid the re-work of creating all the views and animation again in a Composer assembly you can update the Composer document. While working with SOLIDWORKS Composer assemblies (.SMG)

How to use the Design Binder to include related documents with your Parts and Assemblies

Javelin Tech Tips

Did you know that you can attach related documents to your SOLIDWORKS model all in one file? Microsoft Word or PDF files can be attached to Design Binder folder which appears in the FeatureManager design tree. What if the SOLIDWORKS design binder folder is missing?

eDrawings is THE Tool for Viewing Cad Documents!

Javelin Tech Tips

With these great new enhancements eDrawings 2018 will allow you to communicate your designs faster and collaborate with ease! The post eDrawings is THE Tool for Viewing Cad Documents!

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RepRap: Blog: Automatic documentation and project evolution

RepRap Blog

Automatic documentation and project evolution. While designing my Mendel, I found out that I really hate to write documentation. Thankfully, I met Kliment who did such an amazing job on documenting the entire Prusa Mendel build! I was writing the documentation for a few weeks in my Prusa Mendel files the way I found to be most natural, then writing of the ThingDOC itself began much later. Hyperlocal documentation for the win! RepRap: Blog.

Non-CAD documents need love too

The Solidworks Blog

Have you ever saved an office document locally and also on a network or shared drive so other people can see it? So how can a document management system help manage non-cad data? Non-CAD documents need love too - August 5, 2014.

New Wohlers Report 2020 Documents More than 250 Applications of Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

This week, it was announced that Italian firm Isinnova had designed and produced many respirator valves in under two days. Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, March 18, 2020 — Wohlers Associates, Inc.

Video: SOLIDWORKS Inspection greatly reduces documentation processes

The Solidworks Blog

Recently, I interviewed SOLIDWORKS Inspection Product Manager Mathieu Fourcade to ask about the advantages user experience by implementing SOLIDWORKS Inspection into their design workflow.

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How to Copy & Paste SOLIDWORKS Custom Properties between documents

Javelin Tech Tips

The post How to Copy & Paste SOLIDWORKS Custom Properties between documents appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin. SOLIDWORKS 3D Design Tech Tips Custom Propertles SOLIDWORKSGreetings fellow SOLIDWORKS users!

How DriveWorks helps businesses to increase Quote and Documentation efficiency

Javelin Tech Tips

Michel van Kerkhof, Head of Innovations at MHB, explains: “Because previously each product was designed from scratch by our engineers, we always tended to go along with specific customer wishes. With DriveWorks, a variety of standardized made-to-measure products can be designed.

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Reinvent Your Engineering Product Documentation

CADD Edge

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Reinvent Your Engineering Product Documentation. Documenting a product is traditionally one of the biggest bottlenecks to getting a product to market: once a design is created and all the prototypes are tested, a number of different documents need to be created.

Documenting a the creation of a Hawaiian coach trollycar

Shapeways Blog

Like this design challenge he shared in the forum: “This is as far as I’ve gotten to date with this wooden model. Creating a scale model is often an dedicated act of love. Take Shapeways community member rkapuaala.

Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability (survey report)

Tech Clarity

The Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability, Analyzing Best Practices for Managing Designs report shares fresh survey data and interviews. It updates our design data management research to cover new trends like using cloud file sharing applications to manage data.

MBD Implementation Dos and Don’ts: Pilot with One Manufacturing Document

The Solidworks Blog

Now let’s carry onto the last aspect: Product, focusing more on specific product design and manufacturing issues. This is the meat for us designers and engineers, or hands-on doers: exciting! First suggestion is to pilot with one manufacturing document.

3Diligent’s New 2019 State of Metal 3D Printing Report Documents Growth of Metal 3D Printing and New Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Document Explores Metal 3D Printing Trends and Catalogs Existing and Emerging Processes Providing Readers with a Comprehensive Guide for Metal 3D Printing Projects.

CATI Tech Notes: How to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker.

CATI Tech Notes

Design Validation. How to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker – Part 1. This month we are going to begin a deep dive into the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker. We are going to take a look at how this tool allows a companyuser to maintain consistency across their documents.

Pioneer New Paths In Architectural Design

3D Perspectives

Hospitals and laboratories, for example, demand extraordinarily high levels of coordination between architectural design and MEP engineering teams to balance a multitude of air, water, and technology systems. Today’s computational solutions allow complexity in design.

Generative design, inspired by the living world

3D Perspectives

Click here to read the full document. Generative design has moved into a new phase. CATIA Generative Design already uses automated shape design in modeling industrial components, drawing on pre-defined parameters that meet mechanical requirements and fit smoothly with other components.

Design Guidelines for Direct Metal Laser Sintering, Selective Laser Melting, Laser Powder Bed Fusion

3DPrint.com

Perchance I came across an excellent document on the design guidelines for Direct Metal Laser Sintering, also called DMLS, Selective Laser Melting, SLM, Laser Powder Bed Fusion and referred to as. 3D Design Featured Stories Metal 3D Printing 3D direct metal printing design guidelines design rules design rules DMLS Design rules SLM Direct Metal Laser Sintering DMLS selective laser melting SLM

Design Patents and Utility Patents for Startups

3D Innovations

For the purpose of this piece, patents — particularly design patents and utility patents — will be the focus of the conversation. There are three types of patents: utility, design and plant patents. Exploring Design Patents and Utility Patents.

Maintaining SOLIDWORKS Design and Data Efficiency While Working From Home

The Solidworks Blog

To help you maintain efficiency throughout your design and data management activities, the Technical Support Experts from our Global SOLIDWORKS team have compiled information to help optimize your experience with SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD and SOLIDWORKS PDM from home.

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CATI Tech Notes: How to Use the SolidWorks Design Checker - Part 4

CATI Tech Notes

Design Validation. « Design Checker Series – Part 3 | Main. | How to Use the SolidWorks Design Checker - Part 4. In part 4 of this series on the SolidWorks Design checker, we will take a look at a way to have SolidWorks learn standard checks from an existing document.

Stretching boundaries with generative design

3D Perspectives

Click here to read the full document. Generative Design, Inspired by the Living World. Generative design has moved into a new phase. Designers can adjust the overall shape very simply, influence the appearance of the model locally (solid, lattice, trabecular, etc.),

Disaster Inspires Japanese Designers: Generative Design & 3D Printing Create Relief Effort X VEIN Drone

3DPrint.com

The benefits of drones in efforts at disaster relief are well documented. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software 3d printed drone autodesk AutoDesk Fusion 360 Autodesk Generative Design Software cintiq cintiq pen display tablet disaster recovery disaster relief disaster relief vehicle drone earthquake Fusion 360 Generative design great east japan earthquake iJet japanese earthquake wacom

CATI Tech Notes: How to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker.

CATI Tech Notes

Design Validation. Design Checker Series – Part 3 » May 08, 2014. How to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker – Part 2. The Check Against Existing File tool validates the active document against checks created from existing files. Here we have 2 similar documents.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

The Solidworks Blog

So if fully detailed engineering documentation isn’t a requirement for your production process, what is? So how do you balance the need for an accurate BOM with the advantage of having only to produce minimal documentation to produce the desired result?

Why your Sales and Marketing Teams need SOLIDWORKS Composer [Webinar]

Javelin Tech Tips

How much time are you spending on Technical Documentation? Getting the necessary images for technical documentation and or marketing can take several weeks, or even months! This means that if a design change ever happens (and we know they always do) that process need to be repeated.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Welcome screen

Javelin Tech Tips

Some great features of this tab include: Being able to quickly start a new design by clicking on a template from the new section. Jump right into a design with the ‘New’ section.

Designer Spotlight: Daren Strange – East Tower Design

Shapeways Blog

Daren Strange is the designer behind East Tower Design , a Shapeways Shop that boasts some beautifully designed architectural models and cityscapes from around the world. Los Angeles, California by East Tower Design. How do you decide which monuments to design?

How SOLIDWORKS Design Tables work and why they are still relevant.

Javelin Tech Tips

For those who have been using SOLIDWORKS for a while you may remember how Design Tables were used to create configurations. But there are situations where Design Tables are still required or work best. As mentioned earlier, in some cases Design Tables are required.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

The Solidworks Blog

So if fully detailed engineering documentation isn’t a requirement for your production process, what is? So how do you balance the need for an accurate BOM with the advantage of having only to produce minimal documentation to produce the desired result?

Facade Design and Fabrication: The Expensive Disconnection

3D Perspectives

What is needed then is a data backbone to connect the building design to the fabrication detailing and installation sequences. Waste consists of redundant document production, unused stored materials, idling workers, rework of installations, and other factors.

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Patent Trending: Cambridge Design Partnership Blazing Trail in Product Design with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

You may not know about Cambridge Design Partnership yet. But with the help of SOLIDWORKS they are breaking new ground in product design, with a list of patents to prove it. Here’s a quick guide to one of the UK’s most progressive product design specialists.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

The Solidworks Blog

So if fully detailed engineering documentation isn’t a requirement for your production process, what is? So how do you balance the need for an accurate BOM with the advantage of having only to produce minimal documentation to produce the desired result?

Square Robot: Designing Tough Robots that Go Where No Human Can

The Solidworks Blog

Square Robot found it easier to communicate with one another about key strategic changes, design flaws and challenges, and much more via the cloud-based collaboration solution; 3D Component Designer.

Digital Transformation With Modular Design And Manufacturing – Podcast

3D Perspectives

Hi, welcome to Dassault Systèmes podcast, “3D Design and Engineering. On the board side, there are various, board, flexible board and multi-level design strategies. There is the long shadow of architecture and design that can impact 70 to 80% of the total product cost.

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Javelin Tech Tips

The design checker in this department usually have to review each drawing to ensure they conform to company standards. If you are an owner of SOLIDWORKS Professional or Premium software, you may not be aware of the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker included with your license.