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MySolidWorks Learning: Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Routing

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In this MySolidWorks Learning post, you are going to receive an Introduction to SolidWorks Routing. What’s SOLIDWORKS Routing? Use the Routing application to create special types of sub-assemblies that build paths of pipes, tubes, or electrical cables between components. Take ... Read More

MySolidWorks Learning: Sketch Booleans will make 3D Object Intersections come to Life in Mechanical Conceptual

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Want to know how to combine the volume of two sketch objects? Try the MySolidWorks Learning Sketch Booleans tutorial and you’ll be able to master the art of sketch object union. Sketch Booleans is the particular function within SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Conceptual that allows you to ... Read More

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

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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