Design Refinement in SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

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But designs may require more detail to fully convey design intent and ensure manufacturability. In this post, we will see how SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer takes your concepts to the next level. Sometimes we have existing models we need to design around.

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Fogg Filler Designs Complex Machines with SOLIDWORKS

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With less time spent on the day-to-day tasks, you can focus more on inventing new technologies and creating better designs. According to Fogg Filler Owner, Ben Fogg, “We believed that SOLIDWORKS represented the best available design solution.”

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

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As I meet new and experienced simulation users, the more I realize that the difference between a designer and an analyst is that the analyst knows the complexity of the analysis problem at hand, and they can describe the physics and analysis procedures required to solve it.

SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is an exciting release that has been designed to address customer needs, including: New innovations to address the flexibility, changing, and evolving nature of product design. The ease of use and implementation is very similar to SOLIDWORKS PDM.

2015 SOLIDWORKS Designer Challenge

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So you think you've designed some pretty neat stuff? Would you like to demonstrate and show off your work to other SOLIDWORKS users? Want to make some quick cash for your innovative utilization of SOLIDWORKS? SOLIDWORKS Ultimate Designer Challenge.

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Can SOLIDWORKS be used for Architectural Design?

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Can SOLIDWORKS handle Architectural Design? Yes, SOLIDWORKS has tools that can be applied to an architectural design process, and will give you more control over your architectural model: 2D-3D conversion. The post Can SOLIDWORKS be used for Architectural Design?

Exploring the Benefits of the SOLIDWORKS Design-to-Manufacturing Ecosystem

The Solidworks Blog

Great designs get built! SOLIDWORKS, combined with integrated applications from our more than 60 Gold Partners, provides a broad range of solutions giving you a complete “art-to-part” solution for your company – all without ever having to leave your familiar SOLIDWORKS CAD environment.

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How SOLIDWORKS is Helping LA Design

The Solidworks Blog

Just ask LA Design. With an award shelf straining at the hinges and an enviously varied client base, it’s safe to say it has earned its’ design stripes. LA Design uses SOLIDWORKS to bring their wonderful ideas to life. Who are LA Design? A design for life.

Astra Rail Industries Shortens Design Cycles By Moving from 2D to SOLIDWORKS Solutions

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If you’re looking for a smoother integration and a better way to communicate throughout your company, so was Astra Rail and standardizing on SOLIDWORKS solutions was its solution. It has also been able to minimize design errors with the use of SOLIDWORKS dynamic motion and interference tools.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Mechanism Design

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Designing mechanisms is a comparatively challenging task and needs fair amount of expertise. Normally designers use past experience, existing designs or manual sketches to conclude on a working mechanism.

SOLIDWORKS 2016: Helping Enhance the Design Detail in Your Product

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As designs get more complex they often also involve more mechanical/electrical and electronic dependencies. SOLIDWORKS 2016 now provides new functionality to help with all these tasks. SOLIDWORKS Routing is included in SOLIDWORKS Premium. SOLIDWORKS electrical PCB routin

SOLIDWORKS 2014 vs. SOLIDWORKS 2016

The Solidworks Blog

Thinking about the future of your design process with the new technologies available today, we have greatly enhanced our software since SOLIDWORKS 2014 to allow you to complete your entire ideation, product development, manufacturing and visualization workflow all in one integrated platform.

Learn the Essentials of PCB Design

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS PCB Essentials eCourse is now available at MySolidWorks. The SOLIDWORKS PCB eCourse provides an easy introduction to the tools essential to the successful development of a unified design project from inception of schematic logic drawings to outputting of manufacturer files.

How to Work with Non-SOLIDWORKS 3D Designs

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Among the hundreds of new features and enhancements packed into SOLIDWORKS 2017 is 3D Interconnect , which enables users to to collaborate on all major proprietary CAD formats in a way similar to native SOLIDWORKS files. The pulley in Figure 1 was designed in Creo.

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Freeform Modeling in SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design

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Conceptual design of stylized products often starts with hand sketches, and may involve several disconnected software applications for sketching, surface modeling, and sharing the concepts with others. They need our help designing a new body for this electric carving knife.

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design: Simplify industrial design and expand innovation for your business advantage

The Solidworks Blog

By: Justin Burton, SOLIDWORKS Product Introduction Manager. Today at SOLIDWORKS World 2015, Gian-Paolo Bassi (SOLIDWORKS CEO) and SOLIDWORKS customer Parrot gave a detailed first look of SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design (SWID) to the watching world.

Taking on New Design Challenges with SOLIDWORKS

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A sudden shift to a new product or work assignment can require a designer to get up to speed on long-forgotten SOLIDWORKS functionalities that were covered in the classroom but never used. Mike Spicer, CAD Administrator at Kavlico came across SolidProfessor at SOLIDWORKS World 2012. “I

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design: Bringing Ideas to Life

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I am very passionate about mechanical design, but take every chance I get to be creative. A few weeks ago I began my internship at SOLIDWORKS. One of my first tasks was to build a creative design using SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer (SWID). SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

For the final act of SOLIDWORKS World 2017 General Session, the Product Introduction Team delivered the highly anticipated Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality our developers are working hard to deliver in the SOLIDWORKS 2018 release.

SOLIDWORKS PCB: A New Age Of PCB Design

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Recently, I attended a week of training on SOLIDWORKS' newest product, SOLIDWORKS PCB. This new PCB design software was developed in a collaborative effort between Altium and SOLIDWORKS to bridge the gap between the ECAD and MCAD tools.

Building Smarter Products Starts with Designing Smarter

The Solidworks Blog

Adding electronics (or “brains”) to our products greatly increases the complexity of the design process, production time, and ultimately the cost. However, the main hurdle often is the lack of collaboration between the various design discipline involved in the design of smart products.

SOLIDWORKS 2018: the Tools to Unlock Your Design Potential

The Solidworks Blog

More importantly, it’s paramount that SOLIDWORKS provides these design tools on your terms. SOLIDWORKS is committed to matching your enthusiasm with the most powerful and accessible tools in the industry. If you teach a person to design, they’ll be an inventor for life.

3 Things You MUST Know About SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

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It’s all about industrial design. The industrial design process is very different from the traditional mechanical design process. Industrial design is all about form , mechanical design is all about function. The cloud accelerates the design process.

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SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design: Bringing Ideas to Life

The Solidworks Blog

I am very passionate about mechanical design, but take every chance I get to be creative. A few weeks ago I began my internship at SOLIDWORKS. One of my first tasks was to build a creative design using SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer (SWID). SOLIDWORKS

The SOLIDWORKS Ecosystem: Designing Connected Products

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The result is opening very different paradigms in design and with an unquestionable shift in our engineering competence as well. SOLIDWORKS core DNA is product design, with a goal to support the connected economy with innovative best-in-class design tools.

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design Automation

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design Automation caters to various types of user experience. As the system design increases in complexity, users can then leverage automation features available within the software. Learn more about SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

Got Mad Design Skills? Enter SOLIDWORKS World T-Shirt Design Contest!

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Are you an avid SOLIDWORKS user? Do you have mad design skills? If you answered “yes” to any of those three questions, you need to enter the SOLIDWORKS World T-Shirt Design Contest. Create a design for the front of a t-shirt.

Concept Before CAD Episode 4: Detail Design in SOLIDWORKS CAD

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So how exactly did we get from concept design to production-ready deliverables? In this episode we take you through another design iteration in SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Conceptual before launching into SOLIDWORKS 2014 to finish out the detailed design.

Kinder Design Creates Innovative Products Faster with SOLIDWORKS Premium

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At SOLIDWORKS, we love hearing stories of how our users create innovative products. In today’s customer story highlight, we introduce Kinder Design Inc. , a leading design and engineering services consulting firm based near Toronto, Canada.

3D Design: Inside SOLIDWORKS 2018

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User-favorite SOLIDWORKS recently announced software updates to the frequently-used platform for the 2018 edition. Featured Stories 3d printing interviews Dassault Systèmes Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS DfAM Gian Paolo Bassi Kurtis Anliker simulation SIMULIA solidworks SOLIDWORKS 2018 topology optimizationWith several big themes and myriad projects bundled into these updates, a quick. View the entire article via our website.

Palatov Motorsports Revs Up High-Performance Auto Design with SOLIDWORKS

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Palatov Motorports is a specialty car manufacturer that designs and produces high-performance cars that are primarily used on recreational tracks across the country. I design complete cars, featuring tight tolerances, from scratch by myself, and we assemble the cars with a team of four.

Technical Interview of SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design Solution

CADD Edge

This video unites two of our SOLIDWORKS pros, Andrew Barnes and Michael Kalin, as they discuss the benefits and features of SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer. Integrated design. Collaborative designing.

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SOLIDWORKS Short: Designing Injection Molded Parts Better

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In this video SOLIDWORKS Director of Product Portfolio Management Peter Ruckinski explains why injection molding doesn’t have to be a gamble. With SOLIDWORKS Plastics , you have an integrated tool that enables you to simulate your injection mold designs directly in SOLIDWORKS.

Recorded Webinar: Solving Part and Mold Manufacturing Design Issues with SOLIDWORKS Plastics

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First, you must determine how your part or mold design will impact its production. Then, you need to understand how manufacturing will influence your design. Finally, you need to communicate that information often throughout the design-to-manufacturing process.

Autodesk releasing HSMWorks 2016 for SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 is here for the design. No more replacing the designers text with “stick” font or trim toolpaths. The everyday trouble of dealing with what plane/direction the designer uses to create the 3D model is gone. HSMWorks Autodesk CAM CNC Solidworks

SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Design: New Name, New Innovations

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At all SOLIDWORKS World conferences, we make many significant announcements and this year no different. Last year we announced SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Conceptual , our first design solution based on the Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

The Most Innovative Cancer Treatment is Designed in SolidWorks

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Designers are by nature “problem solvers.” Sometimes designers are focused on making a product more aesthetically pleasing, but usually engineers are focused on this one fact – to solve a need, and solving the huge need to eliminate cancer is no different.