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Need to create a non-standard SOLIDWORKS Drawing View?

I have the following tube I need to detail: Tube that requires detailing Wouldn't it be nice if I had a view normal to the hole...
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Suppress features or components with nested SOLIDWORKS IF statements

I recently had a customer ask me if it was possible to automatically suppress features or components based on an overall length. This stood out to me as a perfect...
SOLIDWORKS Bolt Connectors

Estimate required Bolt Strength using SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bolt Connectors

In SOLIDWORKS Simulation  bolt connectors allows us to define bolts without the need for a physical bolt modeled and meshed in our assembly. We can define preload for these bolts, pitch...
SOLIDWORKS On-site Training

The benefits of Custom SOLIDWORKS On-site Training from Javelin

Upgrading to a newer version of SOLIDWORKS is a big step in improving your business and productivity. Each year there are over 200 enhancements made to SOLIDWORKS so on top...
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Create a solid from an enclosed volume using the SOLIDWORKS Thicken command

The Thicken feature has a hidden option you may not be aware of! If you do any amount of surfacing work you should be familiar with the Knit feature, which...
SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard vs Professional

3 Reasons for Upgrading SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard to Professional

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard vs Professional With fast-moving projects and complex designs, data management is extremely important in any environment.  A primary goal of a data management...

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SOLIDWORKS Performance

Adjusting Virtual Memory (Windows Pagefile) for increased SOLIDWORKS Performance

A kin to the article that our teammate Josh Carrier wrote, back in 2010, I thought it high time we review the process of how to increase virtual memory on...
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New methods of converting Surface into Solid with SOLIDWORKS

When working with surfaces in SOLIDWORKS you would typically convert a surface into solid using the Knit Surface or Thicken Surface feature. But in SOLIDWORKS 2016 you now have the ability to...
SolidWorks drawing template & Sheet Format

SOLIDWORKS Tutorial: Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats [VIDEO]

Many people get confused when it comes to creating custom Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats in SOLIDWORKS.  It's not as straight forward as Part and Assembly templates due to the...