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Adam Ferrer

Adam Ferrer is a graduate from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Technology in Automotive and Vehicle Engineering Technology degree. He is a Technical Marketing Specialist at Javelin.

3 Tips for Mating Best Practices in SOLIDWORKS 2023

Figure 2: Good mate scheme.

SOLIDWORKS assembly opening is comprised of different stages and performance checks. If foundational mating best practices aren’t applied when creating assemblies, they will build up over time and there will be noticeable slowdowns when working with them. If your assemblies are slow to work with, it’s…

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SOLIDWORKS Running Slow? Learn how to diagnose Large Assembly Performance Issues

SolidWorks Large Assembly Performance - is solidworks running slow

Is SOLIDWORKS running slow when you open an assembly? If you’re working remotely, do you have enough time to walk the dog around the block before your assembly finishes opening? Not only are opening times slow but every click, rotation, zoom produces lag. The good…

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Assembly Visualization and Image Quality – Why Are SOLIDWORKS Assemblies Slow

performance evaluation on engine

Large assembly performance can suffer from a multitude of reasons. Why are SOLIDWORKS Assemblies slow? There are many factors that play a role in the behavior of assemblies. Graphics triangles, part versions, circular mate references, configurations, specific feature choice, imported models, appearances, etc. SOLIDWORKS assemblies…

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Creating Opposite-Hand Versions of Parts in SOLIDWORKS

3d model of a fiddle

We are all familiar with creating multiple configurations of the same part for parts that vary in sizes and dimensions – but what about opposite hand/mirror parts in SOLIDWORKS? In SOLIDWORKS, we can create opposite-hand parts derived from the original models without having to recreate…

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CATIA V5 SOLIDWORKS Translator

Buying a car can be challenging because of all the different options to choose from. Knowing the features, functions, and intended use is imperative to making sure you choose the right one for your driving needs. How many seats will I need? How much storage…

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Working With PCB Connectors in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics

PCB connectors in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic is a comprehensive solution for documenting and managing 2D Electrical designs. Managing PCB connections in an electrical project can often be challenging due to the nature of boards that can be complex. Watch the on-demand webinar below as TriMech Solutions Consultant –…

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How to Create SOLIDWORKS Cable Harnesses

SOLIDWORKS Electrical cable Harness

Learn how to create wiring cable harnesses using SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics to bind your wires together in a safe and secure routing pattern

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Streamline your Soft Goods 2D Pattern Process with SOLIDWORKS and ExactFlat

ExactFlat Soft Goods Design

One of the hardest parts of designing with soft goods and textiles is getting your design from concept to cutter, this demonstration video outlines a SOLIDWORKS 2D pattern process including 3D design, flattening, nesting and manufacturing using the ExactFlat add-in. Do you design and manufacture soft…

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How to Reverse Engineer / 3D Scan a Model into SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Reverse Engineering Tutorial

Recently we have been receiving questions about how to 3D scan parts into SOLIDWORKS… “How do I convert a physical part into SOLIDWORKS?” or “we’ve lost the model file but I’ve got a physical part, how can I get it into SOLIDWORKS?” So we have…

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The Benefits of Custom SOLIDWORKS On-site Training from Javelin

SOLIDWORKS On-site Training

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 of upgrading to a newer version, training employees is crucial to maximizing the benefits of…

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Help DS SolidWorks Improve the Performance of Large Assemblies and Drawings

Submit SOLIDWORKS Software Performance Reports (SPR) and Enhancement Requests (ER) Have you encountered SOLIDWORKS software performance that has hindered your workflow and caused frustration? One of the less known techniques for bug reports and performance enhancements requests is getting Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation attention by…

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My Online Training Experience Learning the SOLIDWORKS Essentials

SOLIDWORKS Essentials Course Whether you are learning SOLIDWORKS for your job, need a refresher on using the software, or you’ve never used any type of 3D software before, there is a course offered that you can benefit from. Javelin offers a variety of SOLIDWORKS training…

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