3D Printed Antenna Knowledge Base

DIY 3D Printing

Since I''m getting more involved with communal WiFi mash networks and open source smart city project in my town, I decided to research and make a small knowledge base on 3d printed antennas. Based on Aerosol Jet technology, the digital process prints conformal antennas using conductive nanoparticle silver inks. To our knowledge, this is the first demonstration of 3D printed antennas on curvilinear surfaces,” Lewis stated.

Enabling Flow: Knowledge Based Construction

3D Perspectives

The production system looks more like the image depicted below where every work stream is affected, and managing buffers and the four knowledge flows (Information, Design, Supply Chain / Logistics, and Site Assembly) are critical. Production System Knowledge Flow. His preparation in assembling an iVDC team that developed production‐based solutions enabled Pat to better manage and mitigate that risk, and ensured the better outcomes he experienced.

Knowledge Based Machining using SOLIDWORKS MBD and SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

You’ve probably heard about Model Based Definition by now , MBD easily allows users to add all of their Manufacturing Information or PMI directly to their 3D Model opposed to 2D Drawing creation. As of SOLIDWORKS 2018 there is another benefit to add to the list : Works seamlessly with SOLIDWORKS CAM and Knowledge Based Machining. What is Knowledge Based Machining? Based on these trends, Knowledge Based Machining (KBM), was created.

Announcing SolidPractices for all SOLIDWORKS Customers on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

Much of the knowledge for the SOLIDWORKS family of products is already documented in the form of Help, Tutorials, and Knowledge Solutions. In addition, there is a distinct knowledge domain of Best Practices, representing existing methodologies and techniques for using the products efficiently. Representing key customer processes and practices, each SolidPractice has been crafted based on years of proven experience and efficiently yielding the desired results.

Coding for 3D Part 3: Tools of Choice

3DPrint.com

I will be consulting various online resources as well as books to strengthen my knowledge base. This is an in-depth article explaining the plan of attack for learning parametric design through code. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printed Art Editorials / Opinions Education Science & Technology 3D geometry 3D modeling algorithms design efficiency grasshopper mathematics NURBS programming python rhinoceros

Using SOLIDWORKS with Microsoft Office 365

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS does provide a Knowledgeable article that offers a possible workaround. NOTE : This utility is not a purpose-built SOLIDWORKS PDM solution and implementing it does require knowledge of email server structures.

Hacking and Upgrading Cheap Chinese 3020 and 3040 CNCs

DIY 3D Printing

Source: [link] This post will serve as my knowledge base and will be expanded as I gather more CNC hacks. I plan to buy a cheap or even second-hand Chinese 3020 or 3040 CNC mill so I looked around to find a way to improve it with parts I already have like Arduino or some simple electronic upgrades.

Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox

Javelin Tech Tips

This tip on Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox came from the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge base. This tip as well as many other great tips can be found on the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge base which can be accessed through the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal at [link].

Nothing Short of Amazing: The 3D Printed Heart Library at Jump Trading Center Benefits Everyone

3DPrint.com

Regarding the power of 3D printing—which has led to an entire heart library—it seems safe to say that the surgeons behind it are certainly pleased as their knowledge base continues to grow and be. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Business Health 3D Printing 3D Heart Lab 3D Heart Library 3d printed anatomical models 3d printed heart models 3d printed medical models Jump Trading Center of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Intelligent 3D Façade Templated Design

3D Perspectives

There is a way this can be achieved which is by using a templated approach to design or, to use another term, “Knowledge Based Engineering” Click to Tweet: Knowledge Based Engineering. Knowledge Based Engineering sounds like a complicated process but our simple application and approach allows an organisation to capture best practises and methodologies which become an automatic benefit for all concerned. By Geoff Haines.

Let CAM Do the Work for You: Building Your Technology Database in CAMWorks

DASI Solutions

Many of you CAMWorks users out there may be aware of the technology database (or knowledge base) and how it … Continue reading → Tutorial building database CAMWorks Tech Tips technology databaseWritten by: Alex Frank, Application Engineer Hello Everyone, I’m here today to help everyone better utilize the power of CAMWorks!

SQL Tasks for improving SOLIDWORKS EPDM Vault Performance

Javelin Tech Tips

While helping a customer to resolve SOLIDWORKS EPDM performance issues, I came across an SQL query in the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base, which can help determine if Rebuild, Reorder, or Shrink SQL maintenance tasks can be used to improve SOLIDWORKS EPDM Vault Performance. The Knowledge base article number for this query is S-064460.

New Online SOLIDWORKS CAM Training Courses Now Available

Javelin Tech Tips

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. Knowledge Based Machining (KBM) is the foundation for streamlining the programming process, learning as you program which frees up your time to focus on the critical areas of the components.

Can we make electronics energy self-sufficient?

3D Perspectives

They are using the 3D EXPERIENCE platform on the cloud for Chemistry, Simulation and Design solutions, giving them a knowledge based design tool to integrate in device, translate styling inputs into predictable energy, and create production data. It’s estimated that there will be more than 50 billion connected objects in 2020. That’s a lot of devices to power!

Getting started with SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

What is special about SOLIDWORKS CAM is that it uses Knowledge Based Machining with Automatic Feature Recognition (AFR). KBM – Knowledge Based Machining. Tolerance Based Machining – C# macro. 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.

Why might a Video Card Driver not install, causing an incompatibility warning?

Javelin Tech Tips

This issue has been documented on our Knowledge Base as Solution S-076466 (requires a SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service Portal account login for access). Microsoft has announced a new video card driver structure for all hardware manufacturers: “ DCHU ( D eclarative, C omponentized, H ardware Support Apps, U niversal API compliance) “ What does this mean for SOLIDWORKS?

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New Search Path in SOLIDWORKS 2016 Linked to My.SolidWorks.com

CATI Tech Notes

If you expand the MySolidWorks option of the Search menu as seen below: Knowledge Base – Searches the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base. SOLIDWORKS 2016 now gives you the ability to search with filtered access to content with MySolidWorks Web site. It allows you to search within multiple categories at one time. Such as Solutions, (SPRs) Software Performance Requests and SOLIDWORKS Web sites. Community Forum – Searches SOLIDWORKS Community Forum.

Upload STL files to 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace with eDrawings 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

Try hiding them in the source model, or review SPR-567023 in the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base for other options. In a previous article , we demonstrated how to access the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace from within SOLIDWORKS in order to get parts quoted for manufacture. We can now use eDrawings Professional to get parts quoted using *.stl stl files. STL (stereolithography) format is one of the most common and universal file formats for 3D printing. Load the *.stl

SOLIDWORKS PDM Microsoft Office Outlook No Default Mail Client Error

Javelin Tech Tips

This issue is detailed within the Microsoft Knowledge base. Are you receiving a Microsoft Office Outlook / SOLIDWORKS PDM No Default Mail Client Error while previewing files in the vault? SOLIDWORKS PDM No Default Mail Client Error. Why am I receiving this SOLIDWORKS PDM No Default Mail Client Error? SOLIDWORKS PDM uses eDrawings to preview files, and within eDrawings, there’s functionality that sends performance emails.

SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP4 Stability Hotfix

CATI Tech Notes

This is a hot fix that has been released from SOLIDWORKS as documented in the knowledge base. Solution Id: S-070177. SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP4 Stability Hotfix is available for users experiencing some common instability scenarios.

Maintaining SOLIDWORKS Design and Data Efficiency While Working From Home

The Solidworks Blog

You can find these tips and suggestions, clicking this link or by visiting the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal , logging in, select “Knowledge Base,” and then searching for S-077757. The world is facing an unprecedented challenge that affects all aspects of life. Many SOLIDWORKS users are now working from home due to restricted access to office locations.

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Checking for Index Fragmentation in SOLIDWORKS EPDM

Javelin Tech Tips

If you do a little research you will find a Microsoft Knowledge Base article that mentions the use of the function sys.dm_db_index_physical_stats The SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-061702 offers a query to find average fragmentation and whether to use the Reorganize or Rebuild tasks. This article was originally intended to introduce the Reorder and Reorganize tasks in SQL.

Personalizing Orthopedics for Long-Term Success

3D Perspectives

Through this program, they have access to cloud-based software solutions to meet their needs such as knowledge bases for tracking and sharing ideas, connectors to other systems to support decision making and a 3D modeling and simulation platform to develop and test surgical plans and services. IF WE CAN PERSONALIZE MEDICAL TREATMENT, CAN WE IMPROVE PATIENT CARE? It goes without saying that every human being is unique.

SOLIDWORKS Crash Troubleshooting Guide (Part 1 of 3)

Javelin Tech Tips

Try Googling it, and also if on active subscription you can search the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base. SOLIDWORKS Crash Screen. Experiencing a repeated SOLIDWORKS Crash? Here are some recommended steps to troubleshoot the problem: If in addition to crashing you are also getting warnings about low system resources from SOLIDWORKS Resource Monitor, then review this article. Have you rebooted your system lately?

SOLIDWORKS PDM Connectivity Test Tool

Javelin Tech Tips

NOTE : This tool is available to all customers and can be downloaded via the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-069274. Within a SOLIDWORKS PDM environment, there are several different components that need to talk to each other for everything to work as expected. If a PDM client can’t communicate with a server, you will see errors and be unable login to the vault.

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Get Twice as Many Free Exams When You’re on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

With it you can access the customer portal, the knowledge base, the forums, and of course MySolidWorks where we host hundreds of hours of online training materials. SOLIDWORKS customers who have an active subscription service in place are entitled to many benefits. For many years one of those benefits has been the ability to take some of our certification exams for free.

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Solutions

Javelin Tech Tips

3DEXPERIENCE WORKS includes ENOVIAworks which is a portfolio of cloud-based SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Apps that work seamlessly together and with SOLIDWORKS to provide data and product lifecycle management and collaboration capabilities.

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Announcing MySolidWorks

CATI Tech Notes

MySolidWorks Drive – Connects cloud-based file storage services, such as Dropbox and Google Drive with MySolidWorks. MySolidWorks Search – Get the best answers to questions from across all SOLIDWORKS community resources, Knowledge Base and advanced forum sections in one location. MySolidWorks Search – Get the best answers to questions from across all SOLIDWORKS community resources, Knowledge Base and advanced forum sections in one location.

Jumpstart SOLIDWORKS 2020 with Subscription Services

The Solidworks Blog

Here you’ll find MySolidworks Training , search through an extensive technical Knowledge Base , join the community through Discussion Forums , and so much more! With Subscription Services, you’re entitled to the latest and greatest SOLIDWORKS technology. In preparation for SOLIDWORKS 2020 and all of the exciting new enhancements and functionality that will be included, we’d like to give you a refresher on all things included with your SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services membership.

Watermark Indicates SOLIDWORKS Files from Educational Version

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS knowledge base solution S-040508 includes a macro that detects files created in educational version of SOLIDWORKS. The watermark ‘SOLIDWORKS Educational License – Instructional Use Only’ appears on a printed SOLIDWORKS drawing that references a file created using educational license, or using a template from an educational installation. In the design tree of such 3D models, beside file name, we see the icon that looks like a graduation hat.

Introducing SOLIDWORKS CAM: a Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem

The Solidworks Blog

Components of this ecosystem, such as Costing, Inspection, and Model-Based Definition (MBD), have been a priority to take the next logical step that will improve efficiency for our users. Based on these trends, and the previous work on Smart Manufacturing ecosystem updates, the foundation of SOLIDWORKS CAM, Knowledge-Based Machining (KBM), was created.

Where to Find Additional SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Support Information

CADD Edge

If you are looking for more than just general information on the EPDM tool because you are running into a problem, you can log in to your SOLIDWORKS customer portal and check out the knowledge base and forums to see if the question is already out there. As an application engineer at CADD Edge who has been working with SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM (EPDM) for several years, I often find that there are things that I “just know”.

SOLIDWORKS Bonjour Error Explained

Javelin Tech Tips

This is a repost of a SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article, and can also found on the SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog. When installing SOLIDWORKS, why does error “A later version of Bonjour is already installed on this computer” appear? This SOLIDWORKS Bonjour Error is due to a new version of Bonjour being installed by default in the newest version of iTunes. SOLIDWORKS installs Bonjour 3.0.0.10 while iTunes 12.3 installs Bonjour 3.1.0.1.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Connectivity Test Tool [Updated]

Javelin Tech Tips

The new tool is available to all customers and can be downloaded via the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-069274. NOTE : This article has been updated to reflect the new version of the Connectivity Test Tool. Within a SOLIDWORKS PDM environment, there are several different components that need to talk to each other for everything to work as expected. If a PDM client can’t communicate with a server, you will see errors and be unable login to the vault.

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 What’s New – Installation – #SW2016

CATI Tech Notes

You are now allowed to deploy installs based on IP addresses or IP ranges. This takes you to documented solution in the Customer Portal, Help menu, or the Knowledge base. SOLIDWORKS 2016 offers a few new options for installing the software. The first enhancement will make the CAD Administrators happy. This eliminates the need to list all of the machine names in the admin image. This will be a time saver, especially if a machine gets renamed.

What is the difference between ‘Paste’ and ‘Paste shared’ in SOLIDWORKS PDM?

Javelin Tech Tips

Read more about this in the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base S-066219. In SOLIDWORKS PDM, when you ‘Copy’ and ‘Paste’ a file to another folder, the two files are independent of each other even though the copy would have the same name and physical content. There is no link between the source file and its copy. The files will each have a unique record in the database (Document ID) and have a separate file history.

Announcing MySolidWorks Professional

The Solidworks Blog

MySolidWorks Drive – Connects cloud-based file storage services, such as Dropbox and Google Drive with MySolidWorks. MySolidWorks Search – Get the best answers to questions from across all SOLIDWORKS community resources, Knowledge Base and advanced forum sections in one location. MySolidWorks Search – Get the best answers to questions from across all SOLIDWORKS community resources, Knowledge Base and advanced forum sections in one location.

New MySolidWorks Online Services and Packages Released Today

Javelin Tech Tips

MySolidWorks Drive connects cloud-based file storage services, such as Dropbox and Google Drive with MySolidWorks. This package is included with your SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service: MySolidWorks Search – Get the best answers to questions from across all SOLIDWORKS community resources, Knowledge Base and advanced forum sections in one location.

MySolidWorks Professional now includes ALL SOLIDWORKS eCourses

Javelin Tech Tips

Access to the SolidWorks Customer Portal , explore and search Advanced Forums, and the Knowledge Base. Starting February 6, 2020, DS are changing how SOLIDWORKS eCourses are offered. All SOLIDWORKS eCourses will be included with MySolidWorks Professional, and will no longer be offered for sale individually. Review the SOLIDWORKS eCourses available on MySolidWorks.

Maximize Your Investment with SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services

The Solidworks Blog

Here you’ll find MySolidworks Training , Search through an extensive technical Knowledge Base , Join the community through Discussion Forums , and so much more! In this age of streaming, there are so many services out there; it’s hard to keep track of what’s included with each one. Like Netflix and Amazon Prime, there are so many benefits included with SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services that many probably don’t even realize exist.

Virtual Singapore: A Platform to Solve Emerging and Complex Challenges

3D Perspectives

Research, innovation and enterprise are central to Singapore’s development as a knowledge-based economy and society as it helps to provide solutions to improve people’s lives, create job opportunities, and enter new industries.

New SOLIDWORKS Ecosystems Help Accelerate Innovation, Improve Bottom Lines

The Solidworks Blog

Design-to-Manufacturing Ecosystem : At SOLIDWORKS we started with building the design-to-manufacturing ecosystem with the launch of Model-Based Definition (MBD) and SOLIDWORKS Costing. SOLIDWORKS CAM is disruptive for two reasons: it will feature both tolerance-based machining and Intelligent Knowledge Base. Tolerance-based machining reads the information from SOLIDWORKS MBD and intelligently figures out the machining operations necessary to manufacture the part.

SOLIDWORKS Install Error with Bonjour

CATI Tech Notes

The answer to this question was found in the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base under Solution ID: S-069946 and below are some of the important details. Today's question fresh off the support line is, why when installing SOLIDWORKS do I get the error "A later version of Bonjour is already installed on this computer" ? Why do we get this error: This error is due to a new version of Bonjour being installed by default in the newest version of iTunes. . SOLIDWORKS installs Bonjour 3.0.0.10