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.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Bill of Materials

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New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 you now have the ability to see a read-only view of the Bill of Materials. The large screen layout – BOMs: In the large screen layout, the Bill of Materials tab is available in the file detail view. SOLIDWORKS BOMs.

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How to Search for Materials in SOLIDWORKS 2020

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The Material dialog now includes a Search bar in SOLIDWORKS 2020. While it’s a subtle change, this can save you time when defining different materials in your model or SOLIDWORKS Simulation study. Expanding each category will provide all the available materials.

Defining Rubber-Like Materials in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium enables you to virtually test real-life scenarios more accurately. It provides you with a wide variety of material models for nonlinear analyses. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD 3D Printing Materials

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical offers a variety of solutions. bill of material (BOM) accuracy. Component tools within SOLIDWORKS Electrical allow the engineer to tie manufacturer specific parts to symbols on the online. The term manufacturer takes on many meanings.

How to use SOLIDWORKS PDM Export Rules for Bill of Materials (BOM)

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Is there a way to export specific BOM (Computed BOM or CAD BOM) using SOLIDWORKS PDM export rules? You should activate specific BOM in Bill of materials Tab in SOLIDWORKS PDM Explorer and turn the flag ‘Only export activated BOMs’ in Export Rule.

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Product Story: SOLIDWORKS Helps ADMET Push the Limits of Simulated Material Testing

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This week's Product Story showcases ADMET and their use of SOLIDWORKS and SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE). Over the past 25 years, ADMET has helped businesses around the world, across a wide spectrum of industries, solve their materials testing challenges.

How to Configure a SOLIDWORKS Material

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Long-time users of SOLIDWORKS and long-time followers of our blog are no doubt aware that you can configure SOLIDWORKS Dimensions, Features, Custom Properties, and Components in a handy table. However, another advantage with this function is you can also configure SOLIDWORKS material.

Adjusting the SOLIDWORKS Manage Bill of Materials Performance

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To increase SOLIDWORKS Manage performance when a large BOM of Record is selected for the first time, an administrator can specify the number of BOM levels that will be loaded. The post Adjusting the SOLIDWORKS Manage Bill of Materials Performance appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

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In every SOLIDWORKS® release, we work on improving software performance while at the same time working to improve your overall experience. Our goal, as always, is to make your life easier, and the enhancements to SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 are no exception.

SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials – Link vs Break cells

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The SOLIDWORKS BOM typically includes columns linked to Custom Properties in the models. SOLIDWORKS BOM Cell Link Options. SOLIDWORKS BOM Cell: Keep Link. SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials Keep Link for Cells. SOLIDWORKS BOM Cell: Break Link.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical offers a variety of solutions. bill of material (BOM) accuracy. Component tools within SOLIDWORKS Electrical allow the engineer to tie manufacturer specific parts to symbols on the online. The term manufacturer takes on many meanings.

How to add materials to the SOLIDWORKS Material Database [VIDEO]

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Since the SOLIDWORKS 2014 release you are able to download additional materials for your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Material Database from the Matereality website which has a much broader range of advanced material properties that have been physically tested.

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical offers a variety of solutions. bill of material (BOM) accuracy. Component tools within SOLIDWORKS Electrical allow the engineer to tie manufacturer specific parts to symbols on the online. The term manufacturer takes on many meanings.

Test out different Materials with SOLIDWORKS Simulation!

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The extensive SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials library can be used for many things such as mass properties, simulation studies etc. These materials include accurate mechanical properties that come into effect when simulation studies are run. SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials include steel, iron, aluminum, copper, titanium, zinc, non-metals, and many more: SOLIDWORKS Simulation Materials Library. Custom Materials. Custom Materials.

SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management

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With the release of SOLIDWORKS Manage the SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management process solution is becoming a reality for a long time SOLIDWORKS customer ENVE Composites. See the full Rachel Joyce-Ready video featured at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 here.

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Linking Toolbox Custom Property to SolidWorks Materials

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A Toolbox custom property can be linked to SolidWorks materials library using the list option. The material selected in the Toolbox configurator gets applied to the Toolbox part and the custom property can be displayed in the BOM. Material).

New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

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A new SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert exam is now available! This is the second expert-level exam from the SOLIDWORKS Brand. This exam was developed for seasoned analysis users who have a good understanding of the entire suite of analysis tools available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

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SOLIDWORKS® Simulation 2020 is all about ease of use and performance! SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 took a big leap forward by changing the Bonded Contact setup default from Compatible mesh to Incompatible mesh. New Default: Incompatible Mesh for Bonded Contact (Improved Ease of Use).

How to show Material and Mass in a SOLIDWORKS PDM Data Card

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In SOLIDWORKS this metadata is referred to as Properties. In SOLIDWORKS PDM, this metadata is contained within Variables. This attribute acts as a conduit, allowing information entered in a PDM Data Card, to populate a SOLIDWORKS File Properties. Adding Properties in SOLIDWORKS.

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How SOLIDWORKS Helps Defenture with Military Precision

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That’s where Defenture leaps into the driving seat – and right alongside them for the journey is SOLIDWORKS. It’s a concept that was designed using SOLIDWORKS. The team turned to the stress-testing software of SOLIDWORKS Simulation to create their design. [link].

SOLIDWORKS Plastics SP1 New Features

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics is a simulation tool that enables you to optimize plastic part designs for manufacturability. Let’s review two of the new SOLIDWORKS Plastics features now available in SP1 that streamline the plastic part design process. SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2019 Release Enhancements.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mirror Part now includes Material and Visual Properties

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 provides a variety of new enhancements. One of the new enhancements is the ability to include the material and the visual appearance of the parent part in the derived part when using the SOLIDWORKS Mirror Part command (Insert -> Mirror Part).

How to combine multiple Custom Properties in a SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials

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When going through the process of creating an assembly drawing, it is beneficial in most cases to make use of Custom Properties listed in individual Bill of Materials (BOM) columns. When we make a BOM with these column headings, it appears as shown below: SOLIDWORKS BOM.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Performance Improvements

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The increased performance of SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 makes your day-to-day use faster than ever before. You can toggle between Bill of Materials , Contains , or Where Used tabs without delay while the data loads in the background.

New SOLIDWORKS 2019 Simulation and Data Management Solutions are Unveiled Live

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Be sure to tune in Wednesday, December 5th starting at 1:00pm ET to watch as we announce what’s new in the SOLIDWORKS 2019 Distributed Data Management and Designer to Analyst solutions. Deeper integration with the SOLIDWORKS Design environment. Enhanced Bill of Material capabilities.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize is now faster than ever!! No one is faster than SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019. Maybe you’ve attended a Reseller Rollout event, seen some blogs online or know a few things about what we released as new features in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019? Red alert! Red alert!

Four Key Capabilities and Four Distinct Advantages of SOLIDWORKS Professional

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Currently, nearly 200,000 companies and more than two million users have made SOLIDWORKS the world’s leading computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering application. PRODUCT DATA MANAGEMENT (PDM) — SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard securely stores data within a single central repository.

Drag-and-Drop Ordering Tool Powered by SOLIDWORKS Sell

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Powered by SOLIDWORKS Sell , a reseller developed an online ordering tool for tablet and PC screens as shown in Figure 1. The project was completed in one month using SOLIDWORKS Sell and its APIs. A drag and drop electric switch ordering tool powered by SOLIDWORKS Sell.

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SOLIDWORKS Compare and DrawCompare Tools

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SOLIDWORKS Compare gives you the ability to find slight differences between two models. Bill of Materials. SOLIDWORKS Compare Tool. For example this is comparing two part files so we cannot select Bill of Materials. SOLIDWORKS Compare Task Pane.

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Unveiling SOLIDWORKS 2020: Built for Speed with Streamlined Workflows

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Today is an exciting day at SOLIDWORKS as we roll out the highly anticipated release of SOLIDWORKS® 2020. This release focuses specifically on the following areas: Improved Performance – SOLIDWORKS 2020 has greatly improved the performance, allowing you to work more efficiently.

How Nu-Skin is Using SOLIDWORKS Manage

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While attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas, Texas, I had the opportunity to interview Alex Garrett from Nu Skin Enterprises. These guys were one of our first customers to go live with SOLIDWORKS Manage in 2018. Alex was not initially excited about using SOLIDWORKS Manag e.

What is the function of the activated option in the SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM tab?

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The function of the checkbox in the SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM tab is to activate a computed bill of materials (BOM) in order to show it in the bill of materials view (Explorer > PDM menu > Display > Show Bill of Materials). Show Bills of Materials.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2020 Helps You Innovate Better and Get Your Products to Market Faster

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SOLIDWORKS® Plastics solutions help you to predict and avoid manufacturing defects in plastic parts or injection molds during the earliest stages of part and mold design, eliminating costly mold rework, improving part quality, and decreasing time to market. Material Library and Help.

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

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Many companies that have a drafting department often also have a checking or quality department to maintain SOLIDWORKS standard compliance. If you are an owner of SOLIDWORKS Professional or Premium software, you may not be aware of the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker included with your license.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Browsing Performance Improvements

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New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 the performance of browsing in the PDM vault view has increased. SOLIDWORKS PDM now loads the data in the background, which improves the browsing responsiveness.

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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. Interact with SOLIDWORKS in new ways.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 Collapse Tree Folders

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation study trees can become long and harder to navigate when you start into more complex studies. While adding new contacts/loads/fixtures and defining materials/shells/etc, the folders and sub-folders are expanded. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Study Tree Expanded.

Get Hands-on with Advanced Simulation at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

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This year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2019, if you’re a Simulation aficionado, you’re going to be spoiled! Extend SOLIDWORKS Simulation with a tightly integrated, cloud-based solution and solve complex physics with confidence.

How to learn SolidWorks 2014

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As a certified SolidWorks instructor I do believe classroom training is the most effective. Infinite Skills: Learning SolidWorks 2014. Dean Kerste is a Certified SolidWorks Expert who in the daytime is a college instructor with a Ph.D Check out Learning SolidWorks 2014.

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SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management is here!

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DS SolidWorks’ new Distributed Data Management process solution is now a reality with the upcoming release of Service Pack 1 that is scheduled for early December. One of the most beneficial capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Manage is its Dashboard and Reporting capabilities.

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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. Adding materials.

Extending SOLIDWORKS Simulation’s Capabilities with the 3DEXPERIENCE

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It goes without saying that changes made in SOLIDWORKS CAD models update automatically in Structural Professional Engineer, eliminating the need to redefine your simulation setup and saving you a ton of time!