SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

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.


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Thinking about the future of your design process with the new technologies available today, we have greatly enhanced our software since SOLIDWORKS 2014 to allow you to complete your entire ideation, product development, manufacturing and visualization workflow all in one integrated platform.

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SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

The Solidworks Blog

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.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 – The Countdown Begins #SOLIDWORKS #SW18

Michael Lord

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS has quietly rolled out the SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch website which went live today. Even though SOLIDWORKS 2018 is still in Beta and the Official Launch is not […]. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS 2018 #SW18 solidworks

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Smart Explode Lines

Javelin Tech Tips

The only boring part of making an exploded view (connecting all of the parts with explode lines) has been automated with SOLIDWORKS 2018 ! How does SOLIDWORKS Smart Explode Lines work? SOLIDWORKS Smart Explode Lines Editing Options. SOLIDWORKS 2018 is almost here!

SOLIDWORKS Meets Star Wars

The Solidworks Blog

What happens when SOLIDWORKS Meets Star Wars? Let’s help usher them in, SOLIDWORKS style. I’ve been watching and reading your posts and comments where SOLIDWORKS meets Star Wars, and I picked a few of my favorites to share with you today.

Brewing with Electricity: The SOLIDWORKS Brewery

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I was curious so I performed a simple search using , and found that there are 249 breweries within 100 miles of our SOLIDWORKS headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. This tasty beer I’m holding in my hand wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for SOLIDWORKS.

Autodesk releasing HSMWorks 2016 for SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS 2016 is here for the design. 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. HSMWorks Autodesk CAM CNC SolidworksTime to strengthen up your CNC toolkit.

Previewing SOLIDWORKS 2017

The Solidworks Blog

Each year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD, the Product Introduction Team delivers a Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality that is under development for SOLIDWORKS Desktop products. Adding manufacturing options to the Thread Feature introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2016.

How SOLIDWORKS 2018 is Empowering Model-Based Enterprises (MBE)

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is here to help. As shown in Figure 2, SOLIDWORKS 2018 has taken major steps to empower MBE across multiple production processes, from Definition and Communication to Machining, Inspection and Management. The Model-Based Enterprise Vision Powered by SOLIDWORKS 2018.

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Fogg Filler Designs Complex Machines with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Let’s take a look at Fogg Filler’s story, which is about just that, saving time on assembly and prototype development with SOLIDWORKS allowed its designers to focus on creating more innovative and efficient designs.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Icon Colours

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2017 gives us a splash of colour ! SOLIDWORKS 2016 introduced a new vector based icon design and colour scheme designed for 4k monitors. DS SOLIDWORKS listened and now provides us with a splash of colour to give that familiar feel to the UI. SOLIDWORKS 2017 Icons.

Attend a local SOLIDWORKS User Group Network Meeting in Ontario

Javelin Tech Tips

This week, there are three SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) meetings being held in Ontario. It is a great environment to ask questions and network with SOLIDWORKS users from a variety of industries. SOLIDWORKS User Group Meeting. SOLIDWORKS User Group Meeting Format .


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See a Live SOLIDWORKS Presentation at the Global Petroleum Show

Javelin Tech Tips

Javelin is pleased to host a SOLIDWORKS presentation at the Knowledge Bar in the Digital Oilfield Zone : Productivity Gains with SOLIDWORKS for Oil and Gas. Oil & Gas design with SOLIDWORKS. Don’t forget to visit Javelin & SOLIDWORKS 3D design experts at booth 2117.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is Here

The Solidworks Blog

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

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS CAM 2018

The Solidworks Blog

It seems like we were just at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 last week announcing the addition of SOLIDWORKS CAM as part of our Design-to-Manufacturing solution. Since then, we have been busy building and testing SOLIDWORKS CAM.

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.

The Growing SOLIDWORKS Nation

The Solidworks Blog

Something about attending SOLIDWORKS events always struck me as being different from those put on by other CAD vendors. SOLIDWORKS employees are passionate about our users. Daily we see the amazingly innovative products our customers are creating with SOLIDWORKS tools.

SOLIDWORKS Short: SOLIDWORKS MBD and Engineering 4.0

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SOLIDWORKS Model-Based Definition (MBD) software is an integrated drawingless manufacturing solution for SOLIDWORKS. To learn more about SOLIDWORKS MBD, please visit the product page , or discuss with me at Twitter ( @OboeWu ) or LinkedIn ( OboeWu ).

SOLIDWORKS PDM Cleaner Service

Javelin Tech Tips

When files are DESTROYED (this is different to being deleted and likely only the admin has permission), they aren’t removed from the vault archive until the SOLIDWORKS PDM Cleaner Service has been run. Changing the schedule for SOLIDWORKS PDM Cleaner Service.

Can SOLIDWORKS be used for Architectural Design?

Javelin Tech Tips

Can SOLIDWORKS handle Architectural Design? Yes, SOLIDWORKS has tools that can be applied to an architectural design process, and will give you more control over your architectural model: 2D-3D conversion. The post Can SOLIDWORKS be used for Architectural Design?

SOLIDWORKS MBD How-To Video Series (Part 1)

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Would you like to show off some 3D models with annotations to your friends who don’t have SOLIDWORKS installed? Check out several cool 3D PDF samples of a miter saw assembly and a housing assembly published by SOLIDWORKS Model-Based Definition.

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Temporarily Hiding Faces when Selecting Mates

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2018 now allows you to hide faces temporarily when adding mates. SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mates using Alt Key to Hide Faces. See our blog posts to see this functionality that was introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2016. SOLIDWORKS 2016 Component Visibility Toggle.

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-20)

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 2018 Launch Event Recap

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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.

Unveiling the SOLIDWORKS Path to the Future of Design

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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.

What do YOU want from SOLIDWORKS 2018 & beyond! – SOLIDWORKS Top Ten #SOLIDWORKS #sww17

Michael Lord

For many years the Wednesday General Session at SOLIDWORKS World has had a significant focused on what is happening with the SOLIDWORKS software! Anyone who has been to a SOLIDWORKS […]. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS Top Ten SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2017 #SWW17 solidworks solidworks world

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2015-2016 – The Innovation Revolution

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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.

Localized Tutorials for SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Put down your coffee and hold onto something…because all 16 SOLIDWORKS Visualize tutorials have been localized into all 14 languages! WATCH TWO WEBINARS on SOLIDWORKS Visualize and its benefits by SOLIDWORKS Visualize Product Manager Brian Hillner.

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Rollout

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Senate in Boston to get a first-hand look at some of the new stuff coming out in SOLIDWORKS 2016. (A The post SOLIDWORKS 2016 Rollout appeared first on Jeff's Tool Shed. Software Review SolidWorks Community Breadcrumbs SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS 2016 UI

See the Newest SOLIDWORKS-Inspired Products in the SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase is the place to be in L.A. to see and get your hands on the coolest new products that all share one thing in common—they were all designed in SOLIDWORKS. How They Use SOLIDWORKS : VRX simulators are designed, modified, and developed in SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS World What’s New

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS World What’s New. One of the most anticipated events at every SOLIDWORKS World is the sneak peak of the next release of SOLIDWORKS. Staring Ian Pilkington, Dominick Gallegos and Ben Blair from SOLIDWORKS Portfolio Introduction.

SOLIDWORKS Free Trial now available through MySolidWorks

Javelin Tech Tips

Interested in a SOLIDWORKS Free Trial ? Now, for the first time, you can try SOLIDWORKS Online Premium Edition (with Model-Based Definition and Visualize Professional) anywhere, anytime, on any device through MySolidWorks (no download or installation required!). Want to buy SOLIDWORKS?

New SOLIDWORKS Ecosystems Help Accelerate Innovation, Improve Bottom Lines

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At SOLIDWORKS, not only do we focus on creating great products, but we invest significant time understanding and nurturing engineering and product ecosystems. SOLIDWORKS Costing brings manufacturing thinking upfront into the design cycle.

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 Session Preview: For SOLIDWORKS Veterans

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 will feature 224 tech-savvy, breakout sessions for everyone, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced user. In these sessions you’ll learn new techniques from SOLIDWORKS experts that will help you take your design skills to the next level.

Good Things Come in Threes: SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional and Premium

The Solidworks Blog

That “good, better, best” concept applies to SOLIDWORKS CAD , which is offered in Standard, Professional, and Premium configurations. An easy way to think of it is SOLIDWORKS Standard is built on core capabilities for the casual user.

Did you miss SOLIDWORKS World 2017?

DASI Solutions

Written by: Laura Cominotto, Marketing Manager Here we are, just a couple weeks removed from SOLIDWORKS World 2017.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017

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Curious to know what the SOLIDWORKS Visualize R&D team has been cooking up in their lab since we launched Visualize back in February? Heard about the new SOLIDWORKS Visualize Boost and PowerBoost features and wonder what they heck they are? SOLIDWORKS CAD Camera Navigation.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2017 Enhancements

Javelin Tech Tips

Following enhancements have been implemented in SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2017: Ability to lock balloons to prevent renumbering. Manual ballooning of inspection drawings in SOLIDWORKS Inspection add-in. SOLIDWORKS 2017 Resources.