Autodesk releasing HSMWorks 2016 for SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS 2016 is here for the design. Adaptive clearing is so much more than just toolpaths that remove a lot of material quick. The new setup control “ Z-Axis and X-Axis” within the Job Setup has replaced the need for using the SOLIDWORKS coordinate system to set directions.

SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management is here!

The Solidworks Blog

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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SOLIDWORKS Visualize User Spotlight: Peter Hildebrandt

The Solidworks Blog

Join us here for a Q&A highlighting how one of your peers uses SOLIDWORKS Visualize in their daily workflow. They are images and animations created in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. I’ve since transitioned to using SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional.

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.

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

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

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Unveiling the SOLIDWORKS Path to the Future of Design

The Solidworks Blog

In 2016, SOLIDWORKS delivered 12 percent revenue growth, well above the PLM industry average. In the same year, SOLIDWORKS represented around 20 percent of Dassault Systèmes’ total revenues. Author information Gian Paolo Bassi Gian Paolo is CEO of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS.

Simplify the Material Selection Process When 3D Printing Plastic Parts

The Solidworks Blog

3D printing materials are often referred to by their traditional names like ABS, nylon, polypropolene, etc., but be aware that many 3D-printed materials only mimic true thermoplastics. Stereolithography machines can build parts from a number of thermoplastic-like materials.

Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert Version 2.0 has Arrived

The Solidworks Blog

Originally launched back at SOLIDWORKS World 2010 in Anaheim California, the Certified SOLIDWORKS expert (CSWE) exam has been the pinnacle of certifications for power SOLIDWORKS users from around the world. Today, the SOLIDWORKS Certification team announces version 2.0,

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How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD

The Solidworks Blog

Parts 1 and 2 of this How-To video series illustrated several techniques to define and organize 3D annotations using SOLIDWORKS MBD. Load a bill of materials (BOM) table. It’s worth noting that SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements.

Video: Verify Products Made of Composite Materials in Minutes

The Solidworks Blog

As a result, engineers are turning to composite materials to minimize weight and tailor stiffness, but how you determine the material’s effect on product behavior? Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS.

How to Configure a SOLIDWORKS Material

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

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SOLIDWORKS Technology Day for the Canadian Government

Javelin Tech Tips

On Wednesday June 7th , Javelin is joining forces with the SOLIDWORKS Technical Management team to host a special event that is reserved for the Canadian Government sector. SOLIDWORKS Technology Day. Why Attend a SOLIDWORKS Technology Day.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize User Spotlight: Stephan Tobias

The Solidworks Blog

Join us here for a monthly Q&A highlighting how one of your peers uses SOLIDWORKS Visualize in their daily workflow. They’re images created in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. A: In 2008, I began to work with SOLIDWORKS, with more or less self-instructions. SOLIDWORKS rendering

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes new features and enhancements that respond directly to user requests and the needs of 21 st century product development. These capabilities are just some examples of how SOLIDWORKS is changing the way design and manufacturing is done.

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Preview the Future of SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

When SOLIDWORKS ® 95 was introduced it revolutionized the way engineers and designers created products. SOLIDWORKS cut the price from $40,000 to $4,000 and created a powerful program capable of running on a Windows ® operating system. SOLIDWORKS’ goal is not CAD in the cloud.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch Event Recap

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 was introduced earlier this month, and today at SOLIDWORKS HQ, customers, user advocates, and SWUGN members met in-person and online to get a first-hand look at what’s new in #SW2018. The event kicked off with an introduction from SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paolo Bassi.

SWOOD, Woodworking and SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

This is especially important in the era of custom-made projects, when woodworkers must have strong modeling capabilities mixed with specific tools to address unique material and processing requirements. The post SWOOD, Woodworking and SOLIDWORKS appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Measuring Environmental Impact with SOLIDWORKS Sustainability– Custom Materials

CATI Tech Notes

In this series, we have been covering SOLIDWORKS Sustainability. One of the environmental impact factors is the material used to make your parts. SOLIDWORKS Sustainability comes with numerous materials that you can use. But what if you want to use a different material?

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mirror Part now includes Material and Visual Properties

Javelin Tech Tips

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).

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Shark Cage SOLIDWORKS Simulation


This video shows how SOLIDWORKS Simulation can be utilizes on shark cage construction to ensure strength BEFORE sending down Jacque to swim with the sharks. See how SOLIDWORKS Simulation can assist in selection of materials and design. SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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Material analysis: your product depends on it!

The Solidworks Blog

Now that we understand how the OxyArm will deliver air and react to its operational environment, it’s time to consider which plastic materials best suit the design. This means selecting a material to maximize throughput. appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog. SOLIDWORKS

Learn How to Get Started with SOLIDWORKS Composer

The Solidworks Blog

5. Making a Bill of Materials (BOM). A Bill of Materials is a useful document for both manufacturers and customers to keep track of the various parts that compose an assembly. We’re very excited to unveil a new video series: The SOLIDWORKS Composer Quick Start Guide.

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize User Spotlight: Matt Russel

The Solidworks Blog

Join us here for a Q&A highlighting how one of your peers uses SOLIDWORKS Visualize in their daily workflow. They are images and animations created Matt created in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. A: SOLIDWORKS is the CAD software our company uses site-wide.

Quickly and Easily Create Photo-quality Content with SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Enter SOLIDWORKS® Visualize. Import SOLIDWORKS®, Rhino®, Autodesk Alias®, SketchUp® and many other CAD formats to create compelling scenes and photo-quality marketing content that is print and web ready in minutes. So why SOLIDWORKS Visualize, you ask?

Introducing the New SOLIDWORKS 2016 Ecosystem

The Solidworks Blog

With SOLIDWORKS 2016, they work together in beautiful ways, like design changes updating simulation, electrical, eDrawings, PDM etc. For information on product-level enhancements and innovations, read the Sneak Peeks of SOLIDWORKS 2016 on the SOLIDWORKS corporate blog.

Visitech: Making Cricket Safer with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Visitech stepped up to the crease and knocked the challenge for six – with a little help from SOLIDWORKS Simulation… Say hello to Alan Meeks, product designer extraordinaire. How did SOLIDWORKS help? Author information SOLIDWORKS UK Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduces a new study type, the Topology Study, which enables designers and engineers to develop innovative minimum mass components. Creating a Topology Study is no different than a static study; the materials, loads and restraints are the same.

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Lightning Strikes Twice with SOLIDWORKS Electrical

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS on every desktop. I first saw SOLIDWORKS 95 in late 1995 while I was working at another CAD software company. Simply put, SOLIDWORKS delivered the design power people needed and rapid parametric change management that everyone could learn and afford.

SOLIDWORKS World 2017 Day Three Recap: The Future

The Solidworks Blog

Day three at SOLIDWORKS World focuses on the future. It’s about upcoming features in SOLIDWORKS, but also what’s possible for future of humanity. Here’s how ClearVision uses SOLIDWORKS Make to enable its customers to customize their own eyewear.


Javelin Tech Tips

If you are thinking about 3D Printing and wondering which 3D design platform to use then look no further — SOLIDWORKS is the way to go! Besides being the industry leader, the SOLIDWORKS Print 3D tool is geared towards optimizing parts for 3D printing in order to save you time and money.

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Five Free SOLIDWORKS Tools that Boost Everyday Productivity

The Solidworks Blog

Did you know, however, that there are some very useful SOLIDWORKS tools that cost you absolutely nothing beyond creating an account? So without further delay, let’s take a look at some of these SOLIDWORKS freebies available today that can help you be more productive.

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Something New for PhotoView – Materials by PV360X #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

PhotoView 360 Rendering Rendering SolidWorks photorealist rendering Photoview 360 PV360X solidworksIf you are reading this post and have looked across to your right (and slightly down) you would notice that I like to Render. I produce renders professionally for the […].

Create Documentation Content with SOLIDWORKS Composer 2018

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Composer is a fantastic tool for generating 2D and 3D visual content for use in product manuals, assembly instructions, and interactive web content. Import SOLIDWORKS display states, colours & textures. BOM Import from SOLIDWORKS. Import SOLIDWORKS BOM.

SOLIDWORKS and The Ex Zone Prove an Explosive Combination

The Solidworks Blog

Step forward SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS enables The Ex Zone to cater to the customer’s needs during the build process, saving money on a practical build but with the practicality of having a product to test and alter according to the client’s ongoing input.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics At The Beach

The Solidworks Blog

Creating the geometry in SOLIDWORKS is a breeze, a few extrudes, some patterns, fillets, a shell feature and I am good to go. The first set of questions I need answered by SOLIDWORKS Plastics are “Is my part design capable of being injection molded, and where do I place my gate location?”.

Schooled in SOLIDWORKS: Mattias Robertsson Reveals Tips to Slash Manufacturing Costs

The Solidworks Blog

Level-up your SOLIDWORKS skills as our inside experts reveal features you never knew existed. In this month’s webinar, find out how you can use SOLIDWORKS Simulation to slash manufacturing costs by testing your product without creating expensive prototypes. .

SOLIDWORKS and the F1 Engineers of Tomorrow

The Solidworks Blog

For SU Racing, SOLIDWORKS is a vital member of the team. From SOLIDWORKS to Silverstone… Some things in life are easy. For help with the whole caboodle, SU Racing turned to SOLIDWORKS. With SOLIDWORKS it can quickly design, visualise and prototype in 3D.