SOLIDWORKS 2021 Design Enhancements “Live” and in Action

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 became available for download in October. This release includes performance enhancements and expanded functionalities that improve workflows for design, documentation, data management, validation, and manufacturing. 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

Top Ten SOLIDWORKS Design-to-Manufacturing Enhancements

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Dassault Systèmes has launched SOLIDWORKS® 2021, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and manufacturing applications. Let’s take a quick look at some of the enhancements you’ll see in SOLIDWORKS 2021. Improved Electrical Design. SOLIDWORKS Inspection.

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing for Mold Design Tutorial

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Interested in taking a SOLIDWORKS mold design training course ? About the SOLIDWORKS Mold Design training course: If you found the SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing Tutorial useful then you should consider taking our SOLIDWORKS Mold Design course.

When Do I Need SOLIDWORKS Design Rule Check?

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When it comes to electrical design, one could assume that there are going to be inconsistencies and design errors, especially when it comes to larger projects with multiple designers involved. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design

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Using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to design a safe face shield

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is the first step. There are many ways to design a face shield, but how do we know with confidence, which is the safest model? Using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to design a safe face shield. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation – not just for medical.

What’s New in Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS

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Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS® connects the SOLIDWORKS application to the cloud-based 3D EXPERIENCE® platform , enabling you to securely view, edit, share, and save SOLIDWORKS data to the platform. Design reviews are a snap.

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Importing Legacy Designs into SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Modern Tech

With SOLIDWORKS Electrical, design engineers have the ability to import DWG or DXF legacy designs from another electrical CAD tool. With SOLIDWORKS Electrical, engineers can reduce design time. In this article, I show you how to import legacy designs into SOLIDWORKS Electrical. SOLIDWORKS Electrical DesignThe software contains 2D drafting tools that allow for the editing of electrical drawings.

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ABCO Automation Shortened Design Cycles by 35 Percent with SOLIDWORKS PDM

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designs and builds custom turnkey factory automation systems that enable manufacturers across the globe, including 3M, Goodyear, GE, and Coca-Cola, to overcome manufacturing challenges to achieve excellence. Are you curious about how much money you could save by implementing SOLIDWORKS PDM?

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Adds VDA Balloons

Javelin Tech Tips

So, we’re glad SOLIDWORKS 2021 has added these specific balloons in the core products. This is the new button for SOLIDWORKS 2021. Did you know there is SOLIDWORKS Certification for Drawing tools?

Coming to 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021: American Chopper Star Designer Jason Pohl Joins SOLIDWORKS as an “Industrial Design Champion”

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A few years ago a prominent industrial designer told me that SOLIDWORKS is to Industrial Design what a chainsaw is to ice sculpting, “ everyone knows that a chainsaw can cut a tree, but very few know that is an effective tool for ice sculpting.”

Engineering a SCARA Robot using 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS

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With the new 3D EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Offers , it’s true that we’re offering SOLIDWORKS designers unprecedented connection to the cloud. Planning and design. For the design itself, Dejan uses design software we all know and love: SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD!

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Performance Improvements in Sheet Metal Design

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If you work with SOLIDWORKS on sheet metal parts with many bends, then you will find that performance is faster in SOLIDWORKS 2021. After creating this single-body part containing 77 bends, I found the time to flatten the part has been reduced by about 4 times, compared to SOLIDWORKS 2020. SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Part with multiple bends. The post SOLIDWORKS 2021 Performance Improvements in Sheet Metal Design appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

Using SOLIDWORKS Electrical and PDM

Modern Tech

As electrical designers chip away at an electrical task, it is common for them to work together and share appropriate information while keeping design standards and workflows in place. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design PDM

SOLIDWORKS Design Table From File

Javelin Tech Tips

I’m a fan of SOLIDWORKS Design Tables when creating multiple configurations. I think it is an efficient way to design and especially if you are a fan of Microsoft Excel you will like it too. Check out our recent blog post on how to create a design table. Most of time when you create and insert a design table you will use the option Auto-create. Auto-create Design Tables. Design Table features. Design Table.

How to let SOLIDWORKS Simulation find the best design for you

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation offers many advantages to automate, and even find on its own, the best design for you! Whether it’s with Design Studies, Design Optimization, or Topology Studies, SOLIDWORKS Simulation will help you choose the best design, faster than ever!

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021

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We are excited to share with you some of the many exciting enhancements being delivered in SOLIDWORKS 2021 that will increase your productivity and help you not just get to market faster, but smarter. SOLIDWORKS CAD. Improved large assembly design. Better part design flexibility.

Should I choose SOLIDWORKS Desktop or 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS?

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New this year are the 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Offers , this is a cloud-connected version of SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional and Premium software. Recently we have been receiving questions related to SOLIDWORKS Desktop vs 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS.

How to Improve SOLIDWORKS Designs Even More with Structural FEA

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Optimize your product to increase its performance or use simulation for guiding engineering decisions throughout the design process—all while saving the time and expense of building prototypes. Transfer a model from a SOLIDWORKS desktop onto the 3D EXPERIENCE platform.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 On-demand Webinars

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We recently ran a Virtual Tech Conference where our certified SOLIDWORKS experts unveiled the new features and enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2021. Part Design : SOLIDWORKS 2021 introduces many enhancements to extend the already robust capabilities when working with parts.

Colour SOLIDWORKS Sketches to communicate ideas and design concepts

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SOLIDWORKS provides the ability to colour sketches in your design and this can be useful when you want to prove out your concepts, communicate ideas to other team members, or produce layout sketches. SOLIDWORKS Sketch Colour. SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip SOLIDWORKS Sketch

Export Interference Detection Results in SOLIDWORKS 2021

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In SOLIDWORKS 2021 we now have the ability to export Interference Detection Results as a spreadsheet. This can be useful in scenarios, where you need to compare similar designs, or maybe the analysis further examination outside of SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Hardware Recommendations

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Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS 2021 hardware / computer specs. However the entire system should be designed and assembled for optimal performance. SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2021: NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000/5000 or AMD Radeon Pro W5700/WX8200.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Parts Creation

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic uses intelligent symbols for the development of electrical, P&ID, schematic and general arrangement diagrams. Symbol intelligence is obtained from attributes that hold relevant information applied during the design process.

Problem Exiting Design Tables in SOLIDWORKS?

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There is currently a compatibility issue between Microsoft Excel based Design Tables in SOLIDWORKS and some versions of Microsoft Excel. The compatibility issue may be triggered when editing design tables or inserting a new Microsoft Excel based design table and can result in difficulties exiting the design table. SOLIDWORKS is actively working on a permanent solution for these issues. The post Problem Exiting Design Tables in SOLIDWORKS?

Team HyperShock Optimizes Robot Designs for Functionality, Efficiency, and Mojo with SOLIDWORKS

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Design a Robot in One Month. The BattleBots schedule allows teams roughly one month to complete the design work to meet production deadlines. It was a no-brainer to use SOLIDWORKS because it lets us iterate and communicate efficiently,” Bales stresses.

SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

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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. With the many innovations in SOLIDWORKS 2018, companies can accelerate time to market and their innovation processes while reducing product developments costs. SOLIDWORKS 2018 lets users automate the creation of tab and slot features used for self-fixturing of parts for welding.

Using SOLIDWORKS for Plant Layout Design

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SOLIDWORKS Plant Layout design is a breeze! Whether it’s a simple building layout or a more complex multi-building layout, SOLIDWORKS 2017 large assembly tools can help: Easily organize equipment and space with new Magnetic Mates. Reposition models easily by un-snapping and re-snapping to new locations according to design needs. Take a look at the SOLIDWORKS 2017 demonstration video below to learn more: Plant Design Layouts. SOLIDWORKS Routing.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Collapsible CommandManager

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The SOLIDWORKS CommandManager is undoubtedly a well-designed interface for finding what tools you need in SOLIDWORKS, and is now collapsible in SOLIDWORKS 2021. Training course for the SOLIDWORKS CommandManager. Are you a long-time user of SOLIDWORKS?

Easy SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Making Part 4

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This is the last article to wrap up our easy SOLIDWORKS cabinet design series. The post Easy SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Making Part 4 appeared first on The Javelin Blog. SOLIDWORKS 3D Design SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Design SOLIDWORKS Cutlist SOLIDWORKS Weldments Woodworking

Easy SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Making Part 3

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In part 3 of the easy SOLIDWORKS cabinet making series we are going to add all the extra standard parts for the cabinetry like feet, hardware and a counter top. SOLIDWORKS 3D Design SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Design SOLIDWORKS Part Woodworking

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review now has Editing Capabilities

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The SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review mode is essential when working with large assemblies. New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to work directly in Large Design Review to insert/move components, add/edit/delete mates or delete top level components. SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review Edit Mode. In order to edit the assembly, set the Mode dropdown to Large Design Review and select ‘Edit Assembly’ SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review Edit Mode.

Explore 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Live

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3D EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS makes it easier. Our 3D EXPERIENCE experts are ready to take you on a high-level journey through the functionality of 3D EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS and show how you can leverage cloud-based tools and SOLIDWORKS CAD on the desktop together.

Top 10 SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021 Enhancements

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Dassault Systèmes has launched SOLIDWORKS® 2021, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and manufacturing applications. The SOLIDWORKS Design portfolio contains both mechanical and electrical products. Do you want to help make SOLIDWORKS Electrical better?

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design using Equations & Configurations

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At Javelin, we teach a lot of SOLIDWORKS training classes that have great techniques, I’ve often said: ” Oooooooh! ” So, this article describes SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design techniques with the creation of an automotive wheel/rim using equations and configurations. Design Intent. Designing the Rim for a tire requires some setup, so here is my first sketch which will be used for a revolved feature to create the basic shape.

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.

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

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Many companies that have a drafting department often also have a checking or quality department to maintain SOLIDWORKS standard compliance. 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. SOLIDWORKS Design Checker for Standards Compliance.

SOLIDWORKS Design Time Tracking and SR&ED

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When doing SOLIDWORKS design work, time tracking is a great idea. Bad News: SOLIDWORKS kernel doesn’t have time tracking capabilities. Good News: With SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional , time tracking is capable, but requires some setup and daily logs. Javelin and SOLIDWORKS does not support those. The post SOLIDWORKS Design Time Tracking and SR&ED appeared first on The Javelin Blog. SOLIDWORKS PDM SOLIDWORKS SR&ED

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. The designer knows the real-world behavior they want to study. Our goal is to enable design teams to create and validate great designs.

How I Used SOLIDWORKS to Design the Cars You’ve Seen in Movies

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If so, how long is production sidelined? Do you save all of the ‘bad’ (‘bad’ for the car, good for the viewers) scenes, where the car suffers extreme damage, for the end of shooting? Who exactly designs the cars we see in movies? And thankfully, that’s something I got to do on a call very recently with Dave Clark of Dave Clark Designs. — Q: So Dave, how did you get into design in the first place? I can make what I design.

Designing and Working With Decals in SOLIDWORKS

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They are the little details that truly elevate your design from good to great and most models aren’t complete without them. So, what are decals and how do you use them in SOLIDWORKS ? SOLIDWORKS 3D CADDecals make all the difference with your models.

SLUGME 5 – The SOLIDWORKS Largest User Group Meeting Ever

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SOLIDWORKS is a critical tool for millions of talented designers and engineers worldwide. Like other professionals, SOLIDWORKS users are always looking for personal development and career advancement by becoming more skilled with the software they use every day.

Explore Simulation-Driven Design

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Designing products for real-world applications, big and small, requires testing and validation. With 3D EXPERIENCE WORKS you can design, simulate, adjust, and validate all on one platform. Author information SOLIDWORKS Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

Designing a Homemade Workout Bench with SOLIDWORKS Weldments

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SOLIDWORKS to the rescue! Workout Bench Design. Here’s a design with the drawing. I used a custom SOLIDWORKS weldment lumber profile along with some basic and advanced mates all learned in the SOLIDWORKS Essentials class that we deliver live online. The post Designing a Homemade Workout Bench with SOLIDWORKS Weldments appeared first on The Javelin Blog. Given the global COVID-19 pandemic it has become taboo to be out in public.

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