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Learn What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 at a Canadian Launch Event

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SOLIDWORKS 2015 is coming soon and we’re excited to present the latest 3D design software product at Launch Events across Canada this October. SOLIDWORKS 2015 offers new tools and solutions to boost your engineering and design productivity. With new features like simplified ... Read More

Javelin Technologies Reports Growing Interest in 3D Design and 3D Printing in Western Canada

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3D seems to be the tech topic of the year in Canada's western provinces and the nation's own Javelin Technologies is leading the charge, partnering with creative engineers in sectors such as agriculture, oil and gas, water purification, manufacturing, health care, and ... Read More

A Best Practices Guide to CFD Analysis for Gas Mixing Processes

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The mixing of gases is important in a wide range of applications. For example, gas mixing in flues is often critical to the operation of emissions control systems. Gas mixing in packed columns and other types of chemical reactors affects throughput and variability of the process. ... Read More

A solution for designing with fabrics in SolidWorks

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As a SolidWorks Designer there may come a time when your product design requires you to work with industrial fabrics or composites. You've got your SolidWorks 3D design and now you need to determine how to cover it in the required fabric or composite material, produce patterns ... Read More

Accelerating Transmission Systems design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

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Litens Automotive Group is the global leader in the design and manufacture of engineered power transmission systems designs and components. A tier 1 supplier to the automotive industry, Litens invented the first mass-supplied automatic tensioner/single belt accessory drive 30 ... Read More

Become a SolidWorks Expert

If you want to become more efficient with SolidWorks then learn SolidWorks live over the web with Javelin. Classes include Drawings, Surfacing, Sheet Metal, Simulation, plus GD&T.

Accurate Design Simulations Improve Product Development

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Creating innovative products requires insights into design performance, and design engineers who can predict design behaviour are more efficient, innovative, and successful. With SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD integrated analysis solutions, you can intuitively, accurately, and ... Read More

Lean Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS and a Stratasys FDM 3D Printer [VIDEO]

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Acist (Advanced Contrast Imaging System Technology) is a medical-device company that specializes in developing contrast injection systems in the fields of cardiology and radiology. Acist’s devices infuse dye into the vascular system, letting physicians visualize ... Read More