MDL Materials in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize has a great selection of material appearances right out of the box. It allows users to improve upon the standard SOLIDWORKS appearances and make their renderings look amazing. More choices are never a bad thing, and in 2019, SOLIDWORKS added support for NVIDIA MDL materials to SOLIDWORKS Visualize. SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Material Favourites for easy access in SOLIDWORKS

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Adding materials to all of your SOLIDWORKS parts is important. Not only is this useful for reference in Bill of Materials or Title Blocks, but you must have the proper density values applied to the model for accurate mass properties. SOLIDWORKS Manage Favourites.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020 supports AxF™ measured materials

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Traditionally, design teams have approximated the physical (optical) behavior of materials in digital tools through tedious and time-consuming manual re-creation and editing. AxF Material Examples. AxF™ files from X-Rite are used to capture, store, edit, and communicate complex material characteristics through digital material representations, most notably measured materials, from their BTF scanning technology.

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. It displays the bill of materials of SOLIDWORKS PDM items or of a SOLIDWORKS assembly, drawing, part or weldment part. SOLIDWORKS BOMs. Bill of Materials – Large Screen Layout.

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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. are materials that go through large deformation very rapidly with relatively a low value of stress or applied load. In this article, we go over the different hyper elasticity material models available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation and how to use them to work with these types of materials.

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. The search functionality will include results from the default SOLIDWORKS material databases as well as any custom material databases. Within each material database, sub-folders are listed for each category (i.e. SOLIDWORKS Material Database.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021

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We are excited to share with you some of the many exciting enhancements being delivered in SOLIDWORKS 2021 that will increase your productivity and help you not just get to market faster, but smarter. SOLIDWORKS CAD. SOLIDWORKS Simulation. SOLIDWORKS Plastics.

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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 User-Defined Materials

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If you use a material from the SOLIDWORKS database, you are limited in how you can change the material properties. However, SOLIDWORKS User-Defined Materials allow you to apply custom material properties. How to define a new material. As an example, the step by step procedure to define a new Linear Elastic Orthotropic material is shown below: 1) Right-click on any SOLIDWORKS database material and select Copy from the shortcut menu.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Top 5 What’s New Enhancements

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DS SOLIDWORKS have added many new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021. Bill of Materials options provide more CAD workflows, and everyday PDM operations are faster. In the meantime check out what we think are the SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Top 5 enhancements: 01.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Assembly BOMs now support Cut List items

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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.

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. NOTE: To show the appropriate material appearance in each configuration, display states must be linked to configurations. Configure SOLIDWORKS Material.

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. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Client Stories

SOLIDWORKS Mass Overrides with Simulation

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This would be caused by either an improper mass density of the material assigned, or the volumetric geometry is not identical to the physical component. Within SOLIDWORKS, a mass override can be defined to explicitly give a component a custom mass. SOLIDWORKS Mass Override.

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. As shown in Figure 1, you can access additional materials using the SOLIDWORKS Materials Web Portal (Matereality) on the bottom-left of the SOLIDWORKS Material Database properties panel.

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 Bill of Materials Break Link for Cells. The post SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials – Link vs Break cells appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin.

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. SOLIDWORKS Manage SOLIDWORKS 2019 SOLIDWORKS BOM SW2019

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. The post How to use SOLIDWORKS PDM Export Rules for Bill of Materials (BOM) appeared first on The Javelin Blog. SOLIDWORKS PDM Bill of Materials SOLIDWORKS BOM

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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. Only one Toolbox property can be linked to SolidWorks materials library. Start > SolidWorks 2015 > SolidWorks Tools > Toolbox Settings 2015). Material). Linking Toolbox property to SOLIDWORKS materials.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What’s New Top 10 Features

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Once again, DS SOLIDWORKS have added countless enhancements to SOLIDWORKS 2021, expanding functionality that will simplify and accelerate your workflows. You can learn what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2021 by attending our LIVE Virtual Tech Conference on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET.

Modifying Reports in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical can generate various reports for a project. Some of the most common reports are bill of materials (BOMs), list of wires, list of cables and drawing list. In this blog article, I will show you some tips and tricks to modify reports inside SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

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. SOLIDWORKS Electrical’s flexible structure provides a suite of tools designed to provide your highly proficient technicians with enough information to meet customer requirements without spending months on the design documentation while maintaining the integrity of the bill of material. Design SOLIDWORKS Electrical bill of materials BOM drawing tools engineering documentation

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). The Material checkbox in the Mirror Components PropertyManager is selected by default and lets you propagate the material of the mirrored part from the parent part.

Understanding Complex Material Behavior – Plasticity Models

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There are geometric, material, and contact nonlinearities that can result from modeling with complex materials. As I mentioned in my previous blog , the Structural Performance Engineer role in SIMULIAworks was developed with SOLIDWORKS users in mind. And the connector within SOLIDWORKS Simulation makes it easy to transfer models to SIMULIAworks. Many materials behave elastically up until a certain point.

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. The post How to combine multiple Custom Properties in a SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin.

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Discover advanced data management with SOLIDWORKS Manage

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Discover powerful project, process and item management capabilities with interactive dashboards in SOLIDWORKS Manage. Discover the advanced data management features that SOLIDWORKS Manage provides for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, including: Project Management.

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Search within different variables using SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search

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With the new Quick Search feature included in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 , it’s possible to search within multiple variables right from Windows Explorer; SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search. In this example, we want to search all files for any parts that contain Brace in the Description variable AND Stainless Steel in the Material variable; Brace AND Stainless Steel. The post Search within different variables using SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

ABCO Automation Shortened Design Cycles by 35 Percent with SOLIDWORKS PDM

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In 2010 ABCO added SOLIDWORKS® PDM Professional product data management (PDM) system to automate its use of SOLIDWORKS 3D design software and related development processes to support ongoing growth, tighten revision controls, shorten design cycles, and reduce costs.

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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. Information can also be entered into a SOLIDWORKS File Properties and through the Attribute, pushed into PDM. In the case of SOLIDWORKS, some Properties (metadata) is generated internally. SOLIDWORKS PDM Data Card.

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Top 5 What’s New Enhancements

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DS SOLIDWORKS have added many new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021. The latest release provides new ways to manage your projects, edit your Bills of Material, and interact with suppliers, increasing your design management efficiency and collaboration like never before. You can learn what’s new in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 by attending our LIVE Virtual Tech Conference on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET. SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Share File.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Missing material data? No problem!

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Absent or unreliable … Continue reading → Tips & Tricks material database material properties missing material properties solidworks simulation[insert image] Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer When setting up a Simulation study, it never seems like you have ALL the information you need. Without exception, you’ll have to be content with making approximations and assumptions.

When Do I Need SOLIDWORKS Routing?

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Routing is an add-in to SOLIDWORKS Premium that allows engineers and designers to create routed systems easily and automatically. Through Routing, you can generate wire, harness, cable and conduit designs and drawings to take advantage of cut lists and complete bills of materials (BOMs) and speed up their manufacturing process. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Linking Materials and Sheet Metal Parameters

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Written by: Shaun Johnson, Application Engineer New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to tie sheet metal bend parameters to specific materials in the SOLIDWORKS Materials Database. This feature makes it easier to explore different avenues in your sheet metal designs while … Continue reading → New Features SOLIDWORKS 2019 material properties Materials Database sheet metal Sheet Metal Parameters solidworks solidworks 2019 What's new what's new 2019

SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

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A common question we receive is “What is the difference between SOLIDWORKS ® Standard, Professional and Premium 3D CAD software?” ” In this post I’ll provide a SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison and outline the features included in each of the three SOLIDWORKS offerings. SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison. SOLIDWORKS Standard. SOLIDWORKS Standard delivers robust 3D design capabilities, performance, and ease-of-use. SOLIDWORKS Premium.

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. SOLIDWORKS Electrical’s flexible structure provides a suite of tools designed to provide your highly proficient technicians with enough information to meet customer requirements without spending months on the design documentation while maintaining the integrity of the bill of material. Design SOLIDWORKS Electrical bill of materials BOM drawing tools engineering documentation

Discover why SOLIDWORKS Manage is the BOM

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Javelin’s resident SOLIDWORKS Manage expert; Scott Ellery, is hosting a three part series of complimentary SOLIDWORKS Manage webinars on June 1, 8 and 15. Why is SOLIDWORKS Manage is the BOM ? The post Discover why SOLIDWORKS Manage is the BOM appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

Increase Your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Linear Static Productivity in Six Minutes

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If SOLIDWORKS Linear Static Analysis is top of mind when you hear simulation, this video is for you. Topology Optimization to optimize material distribution and significantly reduce component weight. SOLIDWORKS Simulation SOLIDWORKS Linear Analysis SOLIDWORKS Video

How to learn SOLIDWORKS Software?

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If you are considering buying SOLIDWORKS, are a new SOLIDWORKS user, or just looking to gain new SOLIDWORKS skills then you may be wondering how to learn SOLIDWORKS software and what are the options available? Disclaimer : I work for a SOLIDWORKS Value Added reseller and we provide a variety of SOLIDWORKS training offerings , obviously I am going to talk about those in this article, however I will also talk about where to obtain free SOLIDWORKS training online.

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. SOLIDWORKS Electrical’s flexible structure provides a suite of tools designed to provide your highly proficient technicians with enough information to meet customer requirements without spending months on the design documentation while maintaining the integrity of the bill of material. Design SOLIDWORKS Electrical bill of materials BOM drawing tools engineering documentation

Advancing SOLIDWORKS Simulation Capabilities Using SIMULIAworks

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Working at SOLIDWORKS for the last 10 years, we’ve been validating designs with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, which comes in three different packages: Standard, Professional, and Premium. These packages offer a ton of value to our user community, are easy to use and seamlessly integrated with SOLIDWORKS. I’m talking about complex material models, large strain, complex contact, or just really large models that take a lot of time for validation studies to complete.

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 and in his spare time runs Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio SolidWorks User Group. This gives you a truly SolidWorks guru who knows how to teach but maybe more importantly is passinate about what he teaches.

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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. SOLIDWORKS Compare Document Properties. SOLIDWORKS Compare Features. SOLIDWORKS Compare Geometry. This tool can be used to compare drawings for its Document Properties and Bill of Materials.

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.

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