Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Speeding Towards the Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Yes, the SOLIDWORKS build team is finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel their monster truck costume has been racing through these past frantic weeks, and the closer they get to their end goal, the more excited and nervous they are. Rob, Albert, and Sal in the mini-Max-D.

The Race to the Additive Manufacturing Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Currently, there are a number of major players all competing to cross the additive manufacturing finish line and be deemed the top player of this $7.3 Author information SOLIDWORKS Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. Additive manufacturing is the way of the future.

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Industrial Equipment Design From Start to Finish in Five Easy Steps with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Using an integrated product development solution, like SOLIDWORKS, can help them accelerate time to market, while reducing costs and ensuring greater safety and reliability of machines. SOLIDWORKS PDM is one piece of this puzzle. SOLIDWORKS industrial equipment

From Start to Finish, We’ve Got Product Development Covered at SOLIDWORKS World 2015

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS offers integrated and easy-to-use solutions for designing and developing innovative products. There is no better place to learn new skills and get re-energized and inspired than at the 3D design event of the year – SOLIDWORKS World 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Technology Preview: SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

In fact, this topic is so popular that the 2019 edition of the Technology Preview Skit found a new home at SOLIDWORKS World to better facilitate both the LIVE and ONLINE audiences. SOLIDWORKS xShape is the 3D subdivision modelling tool on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical – The Future is Bright!!

The Solidworks Blog

During this period of time SOLIDWORKS Electrical has seen several major improvements which have given users the tools they needed to be more efficient and to get their products to market faster. SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018. – Level mark. SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2019.

Adding a Surface Finish appearance to a SOLIDWORKS part

CATI Tech Notes

We recently received a support call where a customer had added a surface finish appearance but it did not appear on his model. SOLIDWORKS has a lot of great options for adding surface finish appearances to give your models a more realistic feel.

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.

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

3DPrint.com

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most excited. View the entire article via our website.

Upgrading to SOLIDWORKS Professional: Your Shortcut To Streamlined Workflows and Optimized Productivity

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Professional is engineered to help you do precisely that by enabling all participants in the design-to-manufacturing process to work with shared data within a single common framework. SOLIDWORKS Professional helps companies to work faster and smarter through: Enhanced Productivity.

Learn how to use SolidWorks Configuration Publisher.

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” on the subject of one of the best SolidWorks Assembly automation tools. The SolidWorks Configuration Publisher can be the tool that will assure your team is not making fatal mistakes when inserting parts and sub-assemblies into the main assembly. There is not many “How to.”

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SOLIDWORKS and IMTS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

For me, this means lots of exciting things: college football, family holidays, SOLIDWORKS 2019 and IMTS 2018 in Chicago. This year SOLIDWORKS will be at the event talking about what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2019 and explaining our Smart Manufacturing technology to attendees.

SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional 2019 Adds Rest Machining to VoluMill

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2019 is out and available for download. If you haven’t had a chance to attend a Reseller rollout head over to our what’s new page on the SOLIDWORKS website. SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional is where you will find VoluMill. It’s finally here!

SOLIDWORKS PDM Client Install Quick Reference Guide

Javelin Tech Tips

This article aims to describe the steps to install SOLIDWORKS PDM in a client machine in a simplified way, as a quick reference. For detailed instructions, please refer to the SOLIDWORKS PDM Installation Guide on the SOLIDWORKS website. SOLIDWORKS PDM Client Installation Steps.

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. Interact with SOLIDWORKS in new ways.

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services

The Solidworks Blog

What if you could shorten the path from idea to finished product and experience increased productivity while reducing errors? SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services provide design, engineering and business process services on the cloud.

Creating 3D Textures in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Javelin Tech Tips

Now your can with the new 3D Texture Tool in SOLIDWORKS 2019. By utilizing gray scale images, it is now possible to create textures that can produce complex surface finishes for 3D printing your models. An example that is provided by SOLIDWORKS is seen below.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Status Feedback

Javelin Tech Tips

A new SOLIDWORKS 2019 Status Feedback dialog has been added to the new release. Previously if SOLIDWORKS was working on a long process (i.e. Windows Not Responding Prompt for SOLIDWORKS Application. You may just need to wait a little longer for the command to finish.

What’s New In SOLIDWORKS CAM 2019

The Solidworks Blog

It is hard to believe we are already looking at another release of SOLIDWORKS. It has been a full year since we released SOLIDWORKS CAM Powered by CAMWorks. Let’s take a quick look at some of the key features of SOLIDWORKS CAM in 2019.

After Finishing a Full Iron Man Suit, Military Veteran Tim O'Sullivan 3D Prints the War Machine Mark III Suit

3DPrint.com

3D printing has found a home in the world of superheroes – the technology has been used to make superhero prosthetics, costumes, Legos, and models. One of the more popular choices is Iron Man, View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Technology Preview – Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS 2019 TECHNOLOGY PREVIEW is always one of the highlights of SOLIDWORKS World. Needless to say, this new script was not well received by Ian Pilkington either, who was banking on another leading role in the SOLIDWORKS World skit. DeNoiser in SOLIDWORKS Visualize.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Technology Preview – Part 3

The Solidworks Blog

Day 3 at SOLIDWORKS World brings the fourth installment of the skit. The team instantly snaps into shape and finish the voiceover work for Kurt’s demo. This brings us to the premier of DEMO-Lition, the final act of SOLIDWORKS World 2018. In case you missed PART 1 or PART 2 ….

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2015-2016 – The Innovation Revolution

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2015 – 2016 has ignited a new Innovation revolution in the world of engineering and design education. Inspiring innovation, the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition focuses on design not modeling.

Getting to the Point is Easier with SOLIDWORKS Rx 2019

Javelin Tech Tips

Running into an error or unexpected behavior is never a welcomed event by most users, and when a solution is not self evident, it is important to create a SOLIDWORKS Rx file so that your VAR’s technical support team has all the information to make a diagnosis and to resolve the issue.

SOLIDWORKS Activation Wizard

Javelin Tech Tips

Usually it happens when they are trying to move SOLIDWORKS from one machine to another and they forgot to deactivate the license on the old machine. Of course if SOLIDWORKS is still installed on the old computer the fix is simple. Download SOLIDWORKS Activation Wizard.

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019 Update PDM Variables

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019, we can update PDM variables within Manage , giving us full control of our documents in one place. How to update SOLIDWORKS Manage PDM Variables. From the SOLIDWORKS PDM Configuration Wizard select the Fields screen. Select Finish.

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How to handle Duplicate BOM Line Items in SOLIDWORKS Manage

Javelin Tech Tips

For situations where instances of an item contain variants, such as colour or finish, Duplicate Line Items can be added to a SOLIDWORKS Manage BOM. Before thus can be done though, the Duplicate Line Item functionality must first be enabled by the SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Welcome screen

Javelin Tech Tips

An exciting new feature for SOLIDWORKS 2018 is the addition of an extremely useful ‘SOLIDWORKS Welcome Screen’! When you first open SOLIDWORKS, the welcome screen will be on the home tab. Direct links to SOLIDWORKS resources such as the Customer portal.

Working offline during a SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Maintenance

Javelin Tech Tips

During a SOLIDWORKS PDM vault maintenance, such as a migration or implementation of a server , a performance audit , or during an upgrade , users may need to work offline for a certain period of time, while the vault is being serviced. Need a SOLIDWORKS PDM Service? Overview.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018

The Solidworks Blog

I can’t believe we’re launching the latest and greatest SOLIDWORKS products yet again. There’s so much to talk about in this latest SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 release, I honestly don’t know where to start. IMPORT CAMERAS, LIGHTS & SAVED VIEWS FROM SOLIDWORKS FILE.

How I Beat the Squirrels with SOLIDWORKS xDesign – Part 3

The Solidworks Blog

Welcome back to this multi-part blog series featuring Mike Sabocheck and his efforts to outsmart his local squirrels using SOLIDWORKS xDesign. The purpose of xDesign is to capture a design idea quickly, and then hand it over to SOLIDWORKS and finish the design for manufacturability.

Visitech: Making Cricket Safer with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Visitech stepped up to the crease and knocked the challenge for six – with a little help from SOLIDWORKS Simulation… Say hello to Alan Meeks, product designer extraordinaire. How did SOLIDWORKS help? Author information SOLIDWORKS UK Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

SOLIDWORKS on msi WT72 CAD Mobile Workstation #msi #WT72 #solidworks

Michael Lord

“Now where can I get my hands on a WT72 ……… ” That’s was now I finished my post on my look at the msi WS60. Computer Hardware Review SolidWorks cad CAD Workstations msi msi WT72 solidworksIt was at the […].

SOLIDWORKS World 2018 General Session Recap: Day Three

The Solidworks Blog

Day three of General Sessions at SOLIDWORKS World started off with Mike Puckett, Senior Manager of the Worldwide Certification Program, who gave the audience a glimpse of the workforce of the future. In fact, every 10 minutes another SOLIDWORKS user becomes certified.

How to import Product Manufacturing information (PMI) into SOLIDWORKS Composer

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Composer can directly import Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) data from SOLIDWORKS models. The attributes include geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T), datums, dimensions, Special symbols such as diameters and degrees and surface finishes.

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SOLIDWORKS MBD now has support for Sheet Metal

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS MBD is a fantastic tool that eliminates the need for standard 2D drawings on the shop floor by creating and communicating design information directly onto your model. SOLIDWORKS MBD was first introduced in 2015 and has come a long way to deliver even more industry specific features.

SOLIDWORKS 2019: Focused on Improving Your Productivity

The Solidworks Blog

As you all know SOLIDWORKS 2018 added significant new functionality as well as many new products to our product development ecosystem to fully support your ability to quickly take your good ideas and transform them into innovative, great new products. Let’s take a look at some of them, but first let’s talk about some of the improvements made in SOLIDWORKS 2019 that will help you get your job done faster on a day-to-day basis.

SOLIDWORKS World 2017 Product Showcase Preview: Robotics

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase is always a highlight. It’s the place you can go to see awesome products created in SOLIDWORKS and the people behind the designs. How They Use SOLIDWORKS: RoboSimian was completely designed and structurally analyzed using SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services

The Solidworks Blog

What if you could shorten the path from idea to finished product and experience increased productivity while reducing errors? SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services provide design, engineering and business process services on the cloud.

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Reorganize Index Process

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS PDM Reorganize Index or Rebuild can increase performance on a fragmented database. The SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-061702 offers a query to find average fragmentation and provides guidance on whether to use the Reorganize or Rebuild tasks.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Wrapping sketches over complex surfaces

Javelin Tech Tips

Every year an exciting new version of SOLIDWORKS comes out with shiny new features that have been requested by users. SOLIDWORKS 2017 is definitely no exception with plenty of new tools to geek out about. SOLIDWORKS Wrap Feature. SOLIDWORKS Wrap FeatureManager.

“SOLIDWORKS is not responding!” But will it?

Javelin Tech Tips

So you’re getting that message “SOLIDWORKS 20XX is not responding… ” and are given the choice to either “Close the program” or “Wait for the program to respond” SOLIDWORKS is not responding message.

SOLIDWORKS and Additive Manufacturing are a Pairing for Perfection

Javelin Tech Tips

Luckily, we had an office full of SOLIDWORKS design experts and the most robust additive manufacturing lab in Western Canada at our disposal! SOLIDWORKS’ intuitive tools make it easy to quickly create your ideal part, while minimizing material use. SOLIDWORKS Print 3D Tool.