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Repetitive strain injury

Put an end to shooting wrist pain while mousing at your computer

Repetitive strain injury seems to happen to some of us, notably CAD users who just want to go faster and faster to get more done in less time.  There's so...
Design optimization 3D printing

Design Optimization for 3D Printing

A growing demand for 3D printing design services The proliferation of 3D printing technology has created a substantial demand for engineering services that create and deliver its benefits. At the...

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta version is now available to try Online

The SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta program provides early access to test SOLIDWORKS software for SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service Customers. Beta testers can either download and install SOLIDWORKS 2020, or run a version...
3D printing spare parts

Will 3D Printing Spare Parts Eliminate the Warehouse?

Is 3D printing spare parts on demand a realistic business model? This white paper from Stratasys will look at the business drivers for adopting 3D printing and the applications for...
Vapour smoothing FDM 3D printed parts

How to improve Aesthetic and Mechanical Properties of FDM 3D Printed Parts

Finishing adds Value to your FDM 3D printed parts 3D printing technology breaks the rules of conventional manufacturing. It allows engineers to build complex geometries, create massive parts, consolidate multiple...
3DEXERIENCE Marketplace

Source supplier parts or get your SOLIDWORKS design manufactured with 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace!

Wondering where to get supplier parts for your SOLIDWORKS design, or how to find a company to manufacture your design?  You can do both, right from within your SOLIDWORKS session!...

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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...
Certified SOLIDWORKS CSWA Associate Badge

How to pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Exam with help from MySolidWorks & Subscription Service

Did you know that if you are a SOLIDWORKS customer who has an active Subscription Service contract, you have access to MySolidWorks Standard, which includes preparation materials designed to help you become a Certified...
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...