New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Spline Based Leaders [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS 2015 Spline Leader

Sometimes the best path between two points is a curve! Among the many new features of SOLIDWORKS 2015 is the ability to apply spline based leaders. Take a look at the video below to see how you can apply a spline based leader to your annotations in ... Read More

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy (?)


A common concern I hear when presenting SOLIDWORKS Simulation is whether or not the results are accurate. This is a difficult – if not impossible - thing to prove without empirical data to back up the results. To reassure those concerned, I usually rely upon the ‘Validation ... Read More

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection Productivity Tips


SOLIDWORKS Inspection is a simple and intuitive application that reduces the time needed to create inspection documentation by up to 90%, and virtually eliminates errors inherent to any manual process, thus improving quality and reducing time to market. Although the software ... Read More

Is your SOLIDWORKS Inspection OCR Language Lost in Translation?


So your engineering drawing notes read this… But SOLIDWORKS Inspection reads it like this… SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2015 SP1.1 now supports multi-languages. English, Chinese simplified & Traditional, Czech, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese-Brazilian, ... Read More

CMM Data Import in SOLIDWORKS Inspection [VIDEO]


One of the ways SOLIDWORKS Inspection makes the inspection process easier is by allowing you to import Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) data directly into the software to perform the inspection process. SOLIDWORKS Inspection allows you to import data from any CMM machine listed ... Read More