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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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).

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. SOLIDWORKS Deactivate License.

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 Standalone License Deactivation and Activation

Javelin Tech Tips

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. SOLIDWORKS Deactivate License. SOLIDWORKS Deactivation Succeeded.

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.

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.

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.

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 Training. SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard Training. SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional Training.

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.

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.

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 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 […].

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. Craving more customization now that you’ve automated the deployment of SOLIDWORKS install/upgrade with ease?

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. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Text Leader/Block leader. Learn more about SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

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.

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 MBD

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.

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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How SOLIDWORKS Brought the Heat to Meltech

The Solidworks Blog

What’s more, they’ve had SOLIDWORKS fanning the flames of their success. How has SOLIDWORKS helped Meltech? For over ten years Meltech’s meticulous designs have been created using SOLIDWORKS’ 3D CAD. Straight from SOLIDWORKS to reality. [link].

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 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 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 Visualize is a new rendering tool for SOLIDWORKS 2016

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium 2016 bundles. Who can benefit from SOLIDWORKS Visualize? SOLIDWORKS Visualize Packages. SOLIDWORKS Visualize is available in two separate packages : SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard.

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!

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SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard Milling Setup 4/9: Extract Machinable Features

Javelin Tech Tips

Now that we have set-up our machine , defined the stock and the coordinates , SOLIDWORKS CAM will automatically extract machinable features from the model for machining. Access SOLIDWORKS CAM Options. Here we may select the types of features SOLIDWORKS CAM will automatically detect.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Data Management What’s New Top 10

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2020 introduces many new enhancements to data management with SOLIDWORKS PDM and SOLIDWORKS Manage providing new features and workflow improvements. In the meantime you can check out what we think are the SOLIDWORKS 2020 Data Management Top 10 Features: 01.

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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 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 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.

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.

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.

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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 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.