SOLIDWORKS and IMTS 2018

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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 LIVE Event: SOLIDWORKS for Electrical Engineers

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If you are an electrical engineer, or anyone who designs electro-mechanical products then this is the SOLIDWORKS event for you. We will spend 40 minutes (or less) discussing “What’s New” in SOLIDWORKS for electrical engineers.

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WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?

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He could also hire a staff of engineers and collaborate with these people on designs…in SOLIDWORKS, of course. We would like to believe he would be designing new electrical systems using SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D , and collaborating with Alexander Graham Bell (see that blog here ).

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Enhanced User Comment Permissions

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New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 with the enhanced user comment permissions; we have the ability to make version comments mandatory for a check in at specific states or at specific transitions of a state change. SOLIDWORKS PDM user comment permissions.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Status Feedback

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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. SOLIDWORKS 2019 Status Feedback Dialog.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Performance Improvements

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Performance is always a concern for administrators. In SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019, working with large assemblies and especially files with complex reference structures is faster than ever before. Large complex lists display faster in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019.

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 2019 Pin Connector in Nonlinear

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 adds Simulation Pin Connector improvements to Nonlinear Static and Nonlinear Dynamic studies that was introduced in Simulation 2018 for Linear Static, Frequency, Buckling and Linear Dynamic studies. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear Pin Connector.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Launch Announced at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

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On day one of SOLIDWORKS World 2018, SOLIDWORKS CEO, Gian Paolo Bassi took the stage to announce launch of SOLIDWORKS xDesign. The announcement was followed by conversation with SOLIDWORKS User Group Leader Edson Gebo.

SOLIDWORKS World 2018 “Shop Floor” Implementing MBD with SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS is turning the spotlight on manufacturing. Parts will be manufactured and inspected from part designs produced in SOLIDWORKS 2018 complete with embedded Model Based Definition (MBD). This year’s event will feature, for the first time, a 40 x 70 ft.

The Magic Behind Holywood Blockbusters Using SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS is best known for its ease of use. Here at SOLIDWORKS our goal is to allow users to focus on design instead of the software. When I saw this quote for the first time, I thought it is exactly what we do at SOLIDWORKS. Click here to start your SOLIDWORKS CAD trial.

Create Your Own Ring With SOLIDWORKS Sell

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Thanks to SOLIDWORKS Sell and its team, you can now create your own custom jewelry directly online on the website of Maison TOURNAIRE. Some collaborative work to refine SOLIDWORKS Sell and the mobilization of many different skills were required to develop this customization platform.

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SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

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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.

Disabling SOLIDWORKS Wireframe Colour

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Two settings determine if part colours are displayed in a SOLIDWORKS assembly set to wireframe, HLR or HLV mode; one set in the part, the other in the assembly. The post Disabling SOLIDWORKS Wireframe Colour appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

Maximize Your Investment with SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services

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Like Netflix and Amazon Prime, there are so many benefits included with SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services that many probably don’t even realize exist. The post Maximize Your Investment with SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Hackathon in Milan

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SOLIDWORKS xDesign Public Lighthouse Program was in full swing last few weeks through xDesign Your Way to Milan Challenge! Among the frenzied and fun-filled moments, five xDesign users made their way to participate in SOLIDWORKS xDesign hackathon.

SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

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For the final act of SOLIDWORKS World 2017 General Session, the Product Introduction Team delivered the highly anticipated Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality our developers are working hard to deliver in the SOLIDWORKS 2018 release.

Setting SOLIDWORKS PDM External References Search Paths

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SOLIDWORKS PDM will normally handle references, between components. If these references do not exist, then PDM will use search criteria used by the respective application, such as SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS PDM PDM SOLIDWORKS External References SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration

WHAT IF Alexander Graham Bell used SOLIDWORKS?

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Back in 2014, I wrote an article asking this question of Leonardo daVinci: What if Leonardo da Vinci had SOLIDWORKS? I also wonder, what if Alexander Graham Bell could design PCB boards using SOLIDWORKS PCB ? appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Ahoy! Captain SOLIDWORKS!

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How Dan Harper Navigated his Unique Entrepreneurial Voyage from Boat Captain to Tech CEO with SOLIDWORKS. It was this lesson and the encouragement from one of his clients, Boston entrepreneur Jeet Singh, that led the boat captain to learn how to use SOLIDWORKS ®. Captain SOLIDWORKS!

Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS

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Many people deal with importing models and translating data back and forth between SOLIDWORKS and other software on a daily basis. SOLIDWORKS 3D CADRequesting the proper file format for this move is imperative, but can be overwhelming.

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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.

My First Experience using SOLIDWORKS xDesign

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Well versed with SOLIDWORKS and CATIA solutions, I am now dividing my time between designing cool things on SOLIDWORKS xDesign and learning how to use digital fabrication machines at the Lab. Before I talk about SOLIDWORKS xDesign, let me share my feelings about 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 Solver Performance

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation performance has been improved for the 2019 release as it now relies on the latest Intel Parallel Studio XE 2018, replacing previous Intel Fortran compilers used (MKL and MPI). SOLIDWORKS Simulation Solvers. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Load Case Manager.

Empower the Model-Based Enterprise with SOLIDWORKS MBD 2019

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MBD needs to catch up on both the authoring and consumption sides, which is why SOLIDWORKS MBD 2019 focuses on the following key aspects. In the 2019 release, SOLIDWORKS MBD included the bend tables, bend notes and flattened 3D views as shown in Figure 1.

SOLIDWORKS PCB 2018 Top 5 Enhancements Video

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Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design solutions were added to SOLIDWORKS two generations ago as a result of a partnership between DS SolidWorks and Altium. The partnership yielded two products: SOLIDWORKS PCB Connector , which connects Altium Designer to SOLIDWORKS.

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Harness the Power of SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical has gained notoriety for its design applications in power systems, user controls, cabinet layout, and electric machines, but what about as a wire harness design tool? ATV light bar wiring harness designed in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge Submission – Shawn Lesley

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The fourth person we would like to profile from the SOLIDWORKS World xDesign challenge is Shawn Lesley. Author information Divi Lohiya Divi is a Senior Manager, Product Portfolio Management at SOLIDWORKS.

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SOLIDWORKS xDesign to the Rescue

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It would be a nice icebreaker, and I thought it would be a good project to try out SOLIDWORKS xDesign on my Chromebook. All nice, quick and easy with a very familiar workflow to that in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. The post SOLIDWORKS xDesign to the Rescue appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

SOLIDWORK WORLD 2018 – SOLIDWORKS 2019 TECHNOLOGY PREVIEW #SOLIDWORKS #SWW18

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Over the years one of the most anticipated segments of SOLIDWORKS World has always been Day 3 of the General Session. It was always about the SOLIDWORKS Community. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2018 #SWW18 solidworks solidworks 2019 SW2019One of […].

SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services

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SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services provide design, engineering and business process services on the cloud. With SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services for your CAD data, you can: Reduce development time and increased speed to market by improving productivity.

Eric Beatty’s Intro to SOLIDWORKS xDesign

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Like many others, I was very excited by the announcement of SOLIDWORKS xDesign at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas. I had played with other cloud CAD offerings but, being a diehard SOLIDWORKS user, I was holding out for its solution.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Mixed Login Types

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New in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2019 we now have the ability to use mixed login types between Windows Login (Active Directory) and SOLIDWORKS PDM login (Archive server managed). How to enable SOLIDWORKS PDM Mixed Login. Why is a SOLIDWORKS PDM Mixed Login useful?

Introducing 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS – Your Direct Path from SOLIDWORKS to Additive Manufacturing

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Last week at SOLIDWORKS World in Los Angeles, Suchit Jain, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Strategy and Community at SOLIDWORKS announced a new partnership with Additive Manufacturing giant, 3D Systems.

6 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS SP0

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As a Pro|e-to-SOLIDWORKS convert, one of the first things I noticed that was vastly different between the platforms was the community. SOLIDWORKS users are simply more numerous, passionate and vocal. This is part of what makes SOLIDWORKS such a great platform! SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-20)

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5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. SolidWorks automatically converts the value to the default units. Productive SolidWorks Tips Solidworks Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Live Launch (Recap)

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 is right around the corner! SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD Industry NewsWe tuned into the live streaming event this September and got a peek of all the changes, capabilities and performance updates the upgrade is going to bring.

SOLIDWORKS Sponsors DriveWorks World 2018

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DriveWorks design automation and online 3D CPQ for SOLIDWORKS is used by companies large and small. Each product is a SOLIDWORKS Gold Partner Product and DriveWorksXpress is already included in every license of SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

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Ever since SOLIDWORKS put simulation tools into SOLIDWORKS Premium, we have worked to make our simulation tools easier to use, more capable and powerful with each release. With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2018, we’re empowering innovation with the new Topology Study.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is Here

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the 24th annual release of CAD (MCAD, ECAD), simulation, data management and collaboration tools that delivers the power our users need to drive innovation. There are over 100 enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Electrical alone. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS 2017