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DriveWorks Presentations at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Article by Rod Mackay created/updated January 24, 2018

Over the course of SOLIDWORKS World 2018, you’ll join more than 5,000 of your peers and select from more than 200 breakout sessions on a range of topics. Make sure you learn about Design Automation and CPQ. Even if you’re already automating, there’s always something new to see and learn!

Here’s a few of the design automation and configurator presentations that are taking place…

DriveWorksXpress – Design Automation for SOLIDWORKS Hands-On

SolidWorks World 2018 Presenter: Tom Wormald – Technical Specialist, DriveWorks LtdDate: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presenter: 
Tom Wormald – Technical Specialist, DriveWorks Ltd
Category: MCAD: Design Automation

DriveWorksXpress is the Design Automation tool included in every license of SOLIDWORKS. It’s great for creating variations of products that are the same but different. Create a DriveWorksXpress configurator from scratch and start your DriveWorksXpress Certification in this hands-on session.

Learn how to create DriveWorksXpress forms linked to your models, automate SOLIDWORKS geometry and configure model variations based on your rules. See how automation can improve your work, create your own DriveWorksXpress configurator and take the first steps to getting certified.

DriveWorksXpress Essentials Hands-On Lab

SolidWorks World 2018 Presenters: Derek Lawson – DriveWorks Technical Team Leader, Computer Aided Technology Ryan Dally – Product Manager, Computer Aided TechnologyDate: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Presenters: 
Derek Lawson – DriveWorks Technical Team Leader, Computer Aided Technology
Ryan Dally – Product Manager, Computer Aided Technology
Category: MCAD: Design Automation

This hands-on training will prepare attendees to automate their designs using DriveWorksXpress, which is included in every seat of SOLIDWORKS. Topics include planning for automation, leveraging your existing models, and growing your automation. Electronic manuals and training files are provided as well as live step by step training.

Free and Powerful SOLIDWORKS Xpress Tools

Computer Aided Technology LogoDate: Tuesday 7th February 2018
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presenters: 
Justin Maxwell – Senior Application Support Engineer, Computer Aided Technology
Judy Marlo – Application Engineer, Computer Aided Technology
Category: MCAD: Design for Manufacturing / Assembly

This session demonstrates the SOLIDWORKS Xpress Tools. It provides an informative look into tools all SOLIDWORKS users have. Xpress tools are lightweight versions of the larger tool. There are four utilities: are DriveWorksXpress, DFMXpress, SimulationXpress, and FloXpress.

Attendees will learn how DriveWorksXpress can make design changes simple and easy. DFMXpress can help catch mistakes to the manufacturing process. SimulationXpress will determine effects of force, pressure, and generate reports to document results. FloXpress shows how a fluid will flow through a model.

Meet the DriveWorks team at SOLIDWORKS World 2018!

DriveWorks TeamDriveWorks attend SOLIDWORKS World every year and the best part is always meeting new people and catching up with familiar faces.

Pop by and see them at Booth #511 in the Partner Pavilion to try out the DriveWorks sales configurator software on their kiosk, designed in SOLIDWORKS and made by the DriveWorks team.

You’ll also find DriveWorks at the Annual SOLIDWORKS User Group Network Meeting.

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Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.

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