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Fully routed designs can improve communication and visualization of the project with stakeholders, allowing them to more confidently give it a green light.

Mechanical Engineering Meets Electricity Episode 4 – Electrical Routing

Welcome back once again, loyal readers! This blog marks the culmination of my project to design an exciting new home theater system. If only the improved system could also improve...
This is going to be inserted into the Shaft Weldment.

Master Cut List Property Management while inserting Parts into Parts

A variety of techniques can be employed when building assemblies in SOLIDWORKS. In some cases the weldment module is used as the primary assembly environment, in other cases we see...
Input Formula in SOLIDWORKS PDM Data Card

Input Formula aliasing using check boxes in SOLIDWORKS PDM Data Cards

Recently a customer inquired about an interesting challenge.  They wanted to control the value of a text field on their SOLIDWORKS PDM Data Card by using a "Checkbox" field.  The...
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3D Printing is Helping to Standardize Surgical Training

Surgical training Traditionally surgical training has depended on the orderly exposure of the surgeons to graduated clinical experience in the operating room under the close supervision...

Copy Tree Dynamic Variable Values in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018

One of my favorite enhancements in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 is a new option to use dynamic values when updating Variables while performing a Copy Tree.  In the past, this functionality...
Desktop Metal 3D Printers Sintering Parts

Experience Metal 3D Printers for Prototyping to Mass Production

Javelin in known across Canada as the top supplier for SOLIDWORKS software and the full range of Stratasys 3D printers, has just added Desktop Metal 3D printing systems to its...

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 Enhancements You Never Knew Existed

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 includes great new enhancements. Not adjusting your setup prevents you from taking advantage of the latest PDM functionality. Attend our SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 Enhancements Webinar on Tuesday,...
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Javelin is a Proud Sponsor of the University of Victoria Submarine Racing Club

Javelin's Additive Solutions team is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the University of Victoria Submarine Racing Club (UVSRC), providing them with funding to help develop their submarine. The...
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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Managing Wires

In SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018, there are 3 productive changes made with regards to managing wires. Global Wire Mark Display: We can now pre-define the connection label display style directly from...