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2D to 3D Data Migration

2D to 3D Data Migration Success

Although switching to 3D CAD software dramatically improves business performance, the investment raises questions about how to handle legacy data. How much, if any, should be converted to 3D models? When do you convert it? Which data do you convert? How can you avoid errors? What has proven successful for other companies? This paper outlines…

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SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD for a 3D World

If you are currently using a 2D CAD system and are thinking about moving to SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software you should download this white paper to learn about the advantages. Outside of science fiction, we are constrained to manipulating only 3 of the many hypothesized dimensions of our universe. So why is it that according…

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Dispelling the Myths of 3D Design with SOLIDWORKS

If you are currently using a 2D CAD system and are thinking about moving to SOLIDWORKS 3D design you have probably heard a few myths and may even have some misconceptions of your own surrounding the transition to a 3D solution. In this post we will address the doubts you might have about moving to 3D and…

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AutoCAD Electrical in use

Comparison Guide for SOLIDWORKS Electrical vs. AutoCAD Electrical

Download our Guide to learn why YOU SHOULD create your schematics, and electrical systems with SOLIDWORKS instead of AutoCAD. Here is a quick comparison of AutoCAD Electrical software compared to SOLIDWORKS Electrical software, explanations and more information can be obtained when you download our Electrical Guide: AutoCAD Electrical Issue SOLIDWORKS Electrical Advantage Blocks just don’t update…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation White Paper

The Value of Virtual Simulation versus Traditional Methods

Finding a balance between innovation‚ cost‚ time‚ and quality during development is the difference between new product success and failure. Effectively balancing this equation requires a deep understanding of product behavior as quickly as possible. In Aberdeen Group‘s research report‚ ‘The Value of Virtual Simulation Versus Traditional Methods’‚ 550 respondents shared how their companies are approaching…

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Electrical Design

End the Disconnect between your Mechanical and Electrical Design

The productivity gains related to using 3D CAD technology for mechanical design are now obtainable for electrical design through integration of electrical and mechanical development on a single 3D platform. Instead of relying on slow, non-integrated 2D tools to develop electrical schematics, control panel designs, and electrical system layouts, or manual techniques for routing wires, cables, and harnesses. Manufacturers…

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Inspection Process using CMM Data Import (PC-DMIS, Calypso, Faro CAM2, etc.)

Optimize your inspection process to reduce costs and get to market faster

As a manufacturer, you are committed to quality. Quality can mean different things to different groups within an organization. From a customer perspective, quality means that the product they purchase is reliable and performs to their satisfaction. From a manufacturing perspective, quality means conformance with manufacturability specifications. While delivering high-quality products usually translates to happy…

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SOLIDWORKS Educator with Student

SOLIDWORKS Education Curriculum

Educators play a vital role in developing the next generation of engineering and design innovators, and SOLIDWORKS wants to provide all the help they can. With the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition you get a complete CAD teaching tool, with software and lessons. The SOLIDWORKS Education Program curriculum gives students a basic understanding of the engineering design…

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Aras Innovator PLM - error free MBOMs

What is Aras PLM and how does it solve Product Lifecycle Management challenges?

As product complexity increases, businesses find that systems are unable to cope with Product Lifecycle Management Challenges. Learn how Aras solves issues.

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Shoe Designer with ExactFlat

Rapid Pattern Making using ExactFlat for Apparel and Consumer Goods Design

The clothing and apparel design industry, while often deemed incredibly innovative in design risk-taking, is ironically simultaneously characterized as medieval in its resistance to change when it comes to the apparel manufacturing process. Of course, this is partly due to the fact that the product cycle (i.e. fashion season) is only 3-4 months at most.…

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