Mate to Reference Geometry in SOLIDWORKS 2020 Large Design Review

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 , you can create mates that use reference geometry as their reference in the Large Design Review mode. By creating your mates in the Large Design Review mode, you can save time and resources without having to open the assembly in the normal mode.

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.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

The Solidworks Blog

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.

Landscape Forms Improves Productivity by Designing Outdoor Products with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Landscape Forms designs and builds beautiful site furniture and lighting, primarily for public spaces and college, corporate and health care campuses. Bringing lighting design in-house. SOLIDWORKS model of the 16th Street Mall lighting.

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.

Compress Design Cycles without Sacrificing Quality with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

The Solidworks Blog

To compress design cycles to support product line expansion, PS Audio needed to replace its old 2D AutoCAD system. The company strives to develop its products efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, which is why they eventually chose SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD software.

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

The Solidworks Blog

We are excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS® 2020 Beta is live and ready for your feedback! Improved Performance – improvements in drawings, assemblies and simulation help you significantly speed up the design of large assemblies and validation analyses. ?

SOLIDWORKS 2019 – Design and Manufacturing just got Easier, Faster and Smarter

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2019 contains many exciting improvements and new capabilities that help you design, present, and communicate your ideas faster and easier. SOLIDWORKS 2019 is significantly faster when working with large assemblies. Easier way to experience your designs in AR/VR.

Four SOLIDWORKS-Designed Bots Duke it Out in BattleBots Final

The Solidworks Blog

I know I’m excited, as I have been following this event for many years now, however, this year is especially exciting as we have an ALL-SOLIDWORKS Final four. All four bots were designed using SOLIDWORKS: Lock-Jaw, Bite Force, Whiplash and Minotaur.

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review now has Editing Capabilities

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

Unveiling the SOLIDWORKS Path to the Future of Design

The Solidworks Blog

In 2016, SOLIDWORKS delivered 12 percent revenue growth, well above the PLM industry average. In the same year, SOLIDWORKS represented around 20 percent of Dassault Systèmes’ total revenues. Author information Gian Paolo Bassi Gian Paolo is CEO of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS.

Where Dreams Take Flight—Designing Clean, Energy-Efficient Aircrafts with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

While working as an aircraft systems engineer, Jettanakorn decided to put his years of experience in designing aviation systems and aircraft maintenance to good use, by building his first plane – the two-seater JX-200RG Sport Thunder High-Performance five years ago.

Fogg Filler Designs Complex Machines with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

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.”

Using SOLIDWORKS for Plant Layout Design

Javelin Tech Tips

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. SOLIDWORKS Routing.

How SOLIDWORKS Enabled Mitt Wearables

The Solidworks Blog

It’s an ethos that Mitt Wearables has taken and woven into a successful business – and it’s had SOLIDWORKS for support since day one. A fledgling design company, Mitt Wearables make an incredibly effective prosthetic limbs. How does SOLIDWORKS help? [link].

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Mechanism Design

The Solidworks Blog

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 PCB 2020 Duplicate Designators from ECAD to MCAD

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS PCB 2020 , duplicate pad designators can now be pushed through the PCB connector from ECAD to MCAD. Duplicate pad designators are created: SOLIDWORKS PCB 2020 Duplicate Designators.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Mini Design Challenge: The Story Behind the Challenge – Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

One of the bigger conversations at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 was around the availability of SOLIDWORKS xDesign. SOLIDWORKS xDesign, an easy-to-learn and use application, is available via a browser, making it accessible on the go–anytime, anywhere and on any device.

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

The Solidworks Blog

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.

Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

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Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality (XR) – a method to bring your SOLIDWORKS CAD data to life, virtually – empowering you with the future of design and engineering. Now you can with SOLIDWORKS XR! This blog post will focus on the new XR feature for SOLIDWORKS CAD 2019.

Unlock MySolidWorks Professional When you Buy SOLIDWORKS

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MySolidWorks is the online hub for over a million SOLIDWORKS users worldwide, and tens of thousands of users use it every day to learn something new about SOLIDWORKS, to connect with peers in the SOLIDWORKS community, or prepare for their certification exams.

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.

From SOLIDWORKS Design to Manufacture using the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace

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SOLIDWORKS is now directly connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace. Download the SOLIDWORKS add-in today here. Make is the most seamless way to get your designs produced from directly inside SOLIDWORKS.

Design to Profit SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Session Video

The Solidworks Blog

The #SWW19 Day Two Design to Profit session featured SOLIDWORKS experts and customers showcasing the tools and solutions that can turn ideas into reality. The way you design, plan, and sell your products today is very different than 5, 10, or 15 years ago.

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Create and Edit Component Patterns in SOLIDWORKS 2020 Large Design Review Mode

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 , you can create assembly component patterns in the Large Design Review Mode. Also, other component patterns including pattern driven pattern and sketch driven pattern can be edited in the large design review mode.

3 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

We are always looking for ways to design faster and smarter. With SOLIDWORKS ® 2020 , improvements to weldments, large assembly design and drawings provide several big reasons to upgrade that will deliver improved productivity and increased performance.

SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper

Javelin Tech Tips

This year I wanted to give the old angel a refresh, so I got to work in SOLIDWORKS to come up with something that is let’s say… nicer on the eyes. Christmas tree topper created in SOLIDWORKS. The post SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

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.

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Kinder Design Creates Innovative Products Faster with SOLIDWORKS Premium

The Solidworks Blog

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.

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SOLIDWORKS Design Intent: what is it, and why should I care?

Javelin Tech Tips

Ever hear of the term “design intent” and wonder what it means, or how it pertains to design? In SOLIDWORKS, we refer to design intent as your plan as to how the model should behave when it is changed. Four different design intents.

Optimizing Workstation Performance for SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

NASA Crawler Transporter model* from the SPECapc for SOLIDWORKS 2019 benchmark. A rigorous benchmark incorporating a wide variety of realistic models and scenarios delivers results that translate directly to the day-to-day experience of a SOLIDWORKS user.

WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?

The Solidworks Blog

I would figure that the patents would reach much higher numbers, as he could design and develop his ideas much quicker. He could also hire a staff of engineers and collaborate with these people on designs…in SOLIDWORKS, of course. appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

How SOLIDWORKS Helps Defenture with Military Precision

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That’s where Defenture leaps into the driving seat – and right alongside them for the journey is SOLIDWORKS. Dutch designer Defenture is big on design, and even bigger on results. It’s a concept that was designed using SOLIDWORKS. [link].

SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Design: New Name, New Innovations

The Solidworks Blog

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.

SOLIDWORKS Certification Update

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The SOLIDWORKS Certification Program continues to grow year after year. For instance, in 2018 more than 60,000 SOLIDWORKS users were certified and we are rapidly approaching a total of 350,000 certified users around the world.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

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Need to know how accurate SOLIDWORKS Simulation really is? This report compares 101 results given by SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 with examples provided by AFNOR. To get the full validation report of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 by AFNOR, click here.

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?

SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur FLX Solutions Brings Flexible, Smart Robots to Market

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SOLIDWORKS has been a critical part of the robots development to date. The project began in 2013 while Dr. Bilsky was still a doctoral student at Lehigh University where SOLIDWORKS is the CAD software of choice. Author information SOLIDWORKS Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

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.

Industrial Design: Many Solutions, One SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

The Solidworks Blog

Today industrial designers use many tools to get their job done. There is no ‘one tool fits all approach’, rather the tools that industrial designers use are many and varied. SOLIDWORKS, other parametric CAD tools. SOLIDWORKS Simulation, other simulation tools.

SOLIDWORKS LIVE Event: SOLIDWORKS for Electrical Engineers

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If you are an electrical engineer, or anyone who designs electro-mechanical products then this is the SOLIDWORKS event for you. We will spend 40 minutes (or less) discussing “What’s New” in SOLIDWORKS for electrical engineers.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS® Simulation 2020 is all about ease of use and performance! SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 took a big leap forward by changing the Bonded Contact setup default from Compatible mesh to Incompatible mesh. She has 20 years of experience in Simulation and Design.