Design & 3D Print Golf Tees with SOLIDWORKS & Stratasys 3D Printers

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In this article I'll quickly describe how we design and 3D print golf tees using SOLIDWORKS 2015 and a Stratasys Polyjet 3D Printer. We will explore the entire product lifecycle from original conception, all the way through to design and manufacturing, and finally testing and ... Read More

Free Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Tutorial

Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Tutorial

If you are new to SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software and looking for a quick introduction to SOLIDWORKS tutorial then you should give MySolidWorks a try. MySolidWorks is an online resource for SOLIDWORKS users to find answers to their questions, and includes over 100 free ... Read More

Using SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD and Composer to Create the Ultimate Mini-Putt Golf Course!

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For this golf themed tech tip I have designed a Mini-Putt Golf Course using both SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD and SOLIDWORKS Composer 2015.  First, I've created the 3D design of the mini-putt hole layout completely in SOLIDWORKS: After creating the 3D model using SOLIDWORKS I then ... Read More

Bunkspeed Rendering now part of the SOLIDWORKS product line from Javelin

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I am excited to share the news that Bunkspeed rendering and animation product are being offered by Javelin Technologies.  This is in alignment with our belief in Bunkspeed as a recommended high ended rendering solution for SolidWorks designs.  One of the coolest things about the ... Read More

How to Perform a Telnet Test [VIDEO]

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When troubleshooting connectivity issues for some SOLIDWORKS products, such as the SolidNetwork License Manager, SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM or SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM, it's possible that a ping test may succeed but the communication may still be failing. A Telnet Test can be ... Read More

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Using the Modify Configurations Table in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

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For many users, both new and more experienced, working with files with multiple Configurations can get very complicated and confusing, especially if several different variables are being controlled in the various configurations.  To help manage this, one thing I recommend to all ... Read More

How to create a SOLIDWORKS Notes Library [VIDEO]

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One question that often comes up in SOLIDWORKS training courses is "How do I create a SOLIDWORKS Notes Library for my drawings?".  A catalog of commonly used annotations, including notes, can be created in the SOLIDWORKS Design Library. Step 1:  Create a folder in the Design ... Read More

Including the PNG Image Background in a PhotoView 360 Rendering [VIDEO]

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In a previous article we explained how you can save a PNG file from Photoview 360 with a transparent background, but what if you want the PNG image background included with the higher image quality of the PNG file?  No problem.  It's actually a very simple procedure but not one ... Read More