Motorcycle Madness: Revving Up for a Big Finish

The Solidworks Blog

With the reveal set for Saturday, June 8, the team is scrambling to finish up Ben’s motorcycle costume. Once final, hand painted details are finished up, the team will apply a clear coat to the finished parts. Stephen created the dashboard CAD in SOLIDWORKS, but the team went old school to determine the fit. SOLIDWORKS is funding Ben’s costume build in its entirety, but we invite all our readers to support Magic Wheelchair in Ben’s name!

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. Nervous, but still optimistic about finishing on time and giving Jonah the most incredible monster truck costume any kid has ever seen. The post Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Speeding Towards the Finish Line appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

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. For the design itself, Dejan uses design software we all know and love: SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD!

How to perform a synchronization between SOLIDWORKS PDM and SOLIDWORKS Manage

Javelin Tech Tips

Within SOLIDWORKS Manage , there are scenarios (upgrading, etc) where a manual synchronization of the PDM object is required to ensure everything is up to date between SOLIDWORKS Manage and PDM. How to run a synchronization of a SOLIDWORKS ‘PDM’ object.

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 It’s still too soon to predict which company will cross the additive manufacturing finish line first, but it will be interesting to watch as the market becomes more competitive and technologies more advanced. Author information SOLIDWORKS Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. Additive manufacturing is the way of the future.

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.

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

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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. We’ll provide you with a sneak peek of SOLIDWORKS 2016 and reveal the Top Ten product enhancements requested by users.

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

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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.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Assembly BOMs now support Cut List items

Javelin Tech Tips

Starting in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, Cut List items can be shown as children of their part files in any Bill of Materials (BOMs), not only in the part Cut List or Weldment BOMs, as was the case until SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020. SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM with Cut List.

SOLIDWORKS Rx now included with SOLIDWORKS Composer

Javelin Tech Tips

Until SOLIDWORKS 2019 SOLIDWORKS Rx used to get installed automatically by default only with SOLIDWORKS installation. And now in SOLIDWORKS 2020, SOLIDWORKS Rx now supports SOLIDWORKS Composer and installs by default when SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 is installed. SOLIDWORKS Composer Rx Tool. NOTE : SOLIDWORKS Composer will only be shown in the SOLIDWORKS RX 2020 capture drop down list if you have installed the 2020 version of Composer.

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

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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.

A Simple Workflow to 3D Print Your SOLIDWORKS Concept Models

Javelin Tech Tips

Product design workflow is easier than ever before, thanks to Stratasys 3D printers and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software. Read on to find out how you can 3D print your SOLIDWORKS models: SOLIDWORKS Click to 3D Print. 3D Print SOLIDWORKS Models Workflow. Design in SOLIDWORKS.

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. In this video we are taking configurations starting with simple Windows commands such as Copy/Paste, through Excel Design Tables and finishing up with one of my favorite Assembly tools, SolidWorks Configuration Publisher.

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SOLIDWORKS Rx now supports SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

Until SOLIDWORKS 2019 the SOLIDWORKS Rx support tool installed automatically only with SOLIDWORKS. Now in SOLIDWORKS 2020 the SOLIDWORKS Rx also supports SOLIDWORKS Electrical and installs by default when we are just installing SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 on our machine. SOLIDWORKS Rx 2020 Electrical. SOLIDWORKS Electrical will only be shown in the capture drop down list of the SOLIDWORKS RX 2020 Tool if you have installed the 2020 version.

Replacing the title block for a SOLIDWORKS Electrical Drawing

Javelin Tech Tips

Just like in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD one can change the title block and sheet size so quickly, even after finishing the drawing, by replacing the sheet format. In a similar way, with SOLIDWORKS Electrical you can change the title block even when the drawing is finished.

How to Monitor Tasks in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

Use the Task List dialog box in SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration to monitor tasks and view information about completed tasks. SOLIDWORKS PDM Task List. In the Task List dialog box, under Pending tasks , view tasks that are executing or waiting to execute SOLIDWORKS PDM Pending Tasks. Under Completed tasks , view tasks that have finished executing SOLIDWORKS PDM Completed Tasks. SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Details. SOLIDWORKS PDM SOLIDWORKS PDM Task

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

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“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 […].

Getting started with SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

What is SOLIDWORKS CAM? SOLIDWORKS CAM is a Computer Aided Manufacturing add-in for SOLIDWORKS that allows us to create G/M code for CNC machining our parts. What is special about SOLIDWORKS CAM is that it uses Knowledge Based Machining with Automatic Feature Recognition (AFR). Having this power directly in SOLIDWORKS gives designers and machinists unparalleled versatility, consistency and speed within an integrated production environment. SOLIDWORKS CAM.

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. We wanted to be FIRST to break the news on some of the incredible new functionality that our developers are working hard to deliver in the SOLIDWORKS 2020 release. SOLIDWORKS xShape is the 3D subdivision modelling tool on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Connector for SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS Standalone License Deactivation and Activation

Javelin Tech Tips

If you receive a new computer or need to switch between a desktop and laptop computer, you’ll need to move your SOLIDWORKS license to the other computer. An activated SOLIDWORKS standalone license is locked to specific computer hardware ID. Before you change your hardware, reformat the OS or switch to another computer, be sure to Deactivate the SOLIDWORKS license from your current machine. The Deactivation tool is found in the SOLIDWORKS Help menu.

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.

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. SOLIDWORKS 2019 has now changed the prompt so you’re not so quick on the ‘Close the program’ button. You may just need to wait a little longer for the command to finish. SOLIDWORKS 2019 Status Feedback Dialog.

SOLIDWORKS CAM vs. CAMWorks

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS CAM is powered by CAMWorks. But what is included with SOLIDWORKS CAM and CAMWorks? SOLIDWORKS CAM. Area clear roughing, Flat area, and Z level finishing. Advanced 3 Axis Roughing and Finishing Capabilities. Included in: SOLIDWORKS CAM, CAMWorks. The Z-Level cycle is a finish contouring cycle that removes material by making a series of horizontal, planar cuts. Included in: SOLIDWORKS CAM, CAMWorks. Need SOLIDWORKS CAM Training?

SOLIDWORKS Standalone License Deactivation and Activation

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SOLIDWORKS Standalone licenses (serial numbers beginning with 9000…) are locked to a specific computer and hardware ID. Go to Help > About SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS Serial Number. To remove the SOLIDWORKS activation from the current computer, a deactivation process will need to take place. Depending on the version of SOLIDWORKS you are using, this may be located in different locations in the Help menu when SOLIDWORKS is open.

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. STEP 1: Run SWPDMClientsetup.exe from the installation media or folder to install SOLIDWORKS PDM client. SOLIDWORKS PDM Product selection. SOLIDWORKS PDM Contributor.

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. They just need to open SOLIDWORKS on that old machine and release the license from Help > Deactivate Licenses. But what if they have already uninstalled SOLIDWORKS on that old machine? Download SOLIDWORKS Activation Wizard.

New Online SOLIDWORKS CAM Training Courses Now Available

Javelin Tech Tips

This month two new SOLIDWORKS ® CAM courses have been released. A SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard training course and a SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional training course. SOLIDWORKS CAM is a fully integrated, Knowledge Based Machining (KBM) technology that allows you to integrate 3D design and manufacturing processes under one system; to evaluate designs earlier in the process to avoid unexpected costs and delays in finishing products on time. SOLIDWORKS CAM Training.

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. Useful links to SOLIDWORKS resources. The Learn tab is a great place to visit to brush up on your skills, or learn a new area of SOLIDWORKS. How to get the SOLIDWORKS Welcome Screen back.

Adding Color to PolyJet Printed Models Using SOLIDWORKS

Modern Tech

Using SOLIDWORKS, we can apply a label to our part with color and finish, then transfer those settings directly to our printer software for 3D printing on our Stratasys PolyJet machine. When creating multiple iterations of a part, it can be helpful to apply a label for identification purposes. 3D Printing PolyJet Technology 3D Printing Materials Video Tech Tips for 3D Printing

Test deployment of an Administrative Image in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 we have the ability to test ahead of the deployment of an administrative image and resolve any issues before the push. When finished, we are presented with a list of all the tests completed or failed paired with the machine name: List of all the tests completed or failed. Craving more customization now that you’ve automated the deployment of SOLIDWORKS install/upgrade with ease?

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services

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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. Unlike any other PDM and PLM solutions on the market, SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services require a minimum amount of work to get started and provides the market’s most sophisticated capabilities.

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Using SOLIDWORKS MBD For DoD Compliance and More

Modern Tech

Thanks to SOLIDWORKS MBD , they can annotate and organize 3D data such as dimensions, tolerances, surface finishes, notes and Bill of Materials (BOM). SOLIDWORKS Technical Communication MBDWhen creating Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) for industry standards, designers and engineers benefit from being able to add annotations on their 3D models.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 Text Leader and Block Leader

Javelin Tech Tips

Now when using SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 we can create text leader lines with blocks and notes in 2D panel layouts and harness drawings. A dding these annotations with dedicated commands and a leader style manager it’s easy to finish design work more efficiently and present the design clearly. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Text Leader/Block leader. Learn more about SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

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. A few examples of the enhancements that we have seen over the past few releases are: SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017. SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018. – Level mark. SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2019. Join us for our SOLIDWORKS Electrical Town Hall Mini-Series.

SOLIDWORKS Subscription Software lets you do more with your CAD files!

Javelin Tech Tips

Somewhere in the Great White North, someone (let’s call them Alex) has made the excellent decision to add SOLIDWORKS Professional to their digital toolbox. No, I’m not talking about the ‘Double Double’ he treated himself to at Tim’s this morning, I’m talking about the SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service he purchased from Javelin! SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard. 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Examples.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is a new rendering tool for SOLIDWORKS 2016

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SOLIDWORKS® Visualize (formerly known as Bunkspeed) is a new product for SOLIDWORKS 2016 which provides a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with design-oriented features and workflows that enable easy and fast creation of visual content for designers, engineers, marketing, and other content creators. SOLIDWORKS Visualize is included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium 2016 bundles.

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. In this blog we’ll be discussing the enhanced SOLIDWORKS Wrap feature in 2017. If you saw our first teaser video for SOLIDWORKS 2017 you might of guessed that it relates to the Wrap feature. SOLIDWORKS Wrap Feature. SOLIDWORKS Wrap FeatureManager.

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. SOLIDWORKS PDM Configuration Wizard. Select Finish. Save and close the SOLIDWORKS PDM Configuration Wizard. The post SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019 Update PDM Variables appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

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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. Lots of SOLIDWORKS customers attend this event to learn different ways to solve their current issues. One SOLIDWORKS customer, Scott Harms, President of MetalQuest Unlimited, Inc.,

SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional 2019 Adds Rest Machining to VoluMill

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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. The 2019 release has lots of significant improvements to SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard and Professional, but we are also adding some new features this year in some of the service packs. SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional is where you will find VoluMill. It’s finally here!

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

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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. We’ve simplified the path from SOLIDWORKS to Augmented and Virtual Reality with a new option called Extended Reality (XR). Interact with SOLIDWORKS in new ways. Configure and Render Products on-the-fly and on-line with SOLIDWORKS Sell.

What’s New In SOLIDWORKS CAM 2019

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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. In 2018 SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional provided Volumill toolpath to improve tool life and shorten cycle times on milled components. SOLIDWORKS CAM 2018 allowed users to capture rules based on feature geometry and material type.

Editing a Selection Set in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS 2020 , you can edit an existing selection set to add or remove items. Once you are finished with the changes the selected items will be added to your desired set. The post Editing a Selection Set in SOLIDWORKS 2020 appeared first on The Javelin Blog. SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip SOLIDWORKS 2020 SOLIDWORKS Selection Set SW2020You can also add items to multiple selection sets at once.