Motorcycle Madness: Revving Up for a Big Finish

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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.

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

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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.

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The Race to the Additive Manufacturing Finish Line

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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

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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. The ease of use and implementation is very similar to SOLIDWORKS PDM.

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.

How SOLIDWORKS helps Extremis shape the future of furniture

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Here’s how SOLIDWORKS helps them to do their thing. What’s more, they’re a company whose accomplishments are partly down to SOLIDWORKS. Extremis x SOLIDWORKS. Extremis are masters at this, which is why they use SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD to design their products. [link].

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

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.

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).

Learn how to use SolidWorks Configuration Publisher.

” 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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Using SOLIDWORKS MBD For DoD Compliance and More

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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 MBD


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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.

Material Options Now Greatly Expanded in SOLIDWORKS Sell

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SOLIDWORKS is host to many appearances and materials that help your consumers (designers, students, CEO’s, etc) see how their products will look like in real life. Now, with a recent update, SOLIDWORKS Sell has implemented over 250 of those materials into its own library.


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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.

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. Interact with SOLIDWORKS in new ways.

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. SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional is where you will find VoluMill. It’s finally here!

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.

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

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 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 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 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.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Technology Preview – Part 3

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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

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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.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2019 Installation Guide

Javelin Tech Tips

There are two methods that can be used to install the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional components. One is the SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager, the other is the purpose-built installer, located in the SWPDMServer sub-folder, of the installation file-set. Install SOLIDWORKS PDM Server.

Avoid Frustrating Errors in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation [VIDEO]

Modern Tech

You’re working away in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation when you run into this message, “Fluid volume recognition has failed because the model currently is not watertight.” Even the tiniest holes keep SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation from detecting your fluid region making it impossible to run a study.

SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Troubleshooting (SNL)

Javelin Tech Tips

A SOLIDWORKS network license requires a network connection between the server and client machines. The server runs the SolidNetwork License Manager service and client machines must verify a connection and available licenses from the server before SOLIDWORKS will open.

The One About the Bioengineer, SOLIDWORKS, and Super Mario Bros.

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When I used to train users from around the world on how to use SOLIDWORKS products, I was often struck by both the differences and the commonalities that existed between members of our user community. Met Eric and Nick who made the SolidWorks logo out of Legos! SOLIDWORKS

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.

Using existing geometry to create Etch Marks in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Parts

Javelin Tech Tips

When designing sheet metal parts within SOLIDWORKS you may want to add in etch marks to be etched later by the laser or HD plasma machines. I start off with my finished parts with all the profiles and holes in. SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Laser Cutting Laser Etching SOLIDWORKS Layers

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018

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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

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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.

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.

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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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 […].