Articles by: Adam Harte-Maxwell, CSWE

Director of Technical Support at Javelin Technologies; I manage a team of 25+ support technicians who provide technical support and training for SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, STRATASYS 3D printers, PDM file management, SIMULATION FEA/CFD, ELECTRICAL and PCB design, COMPOSER and VISUALIZE, and more, to our customers across CANADA. My first exposure to SOLIDWORKS was the 98Plus version in my prior life as a mechanical designer prior to January 2005 when I joined Javelin.

“SOLIDWORKS has detected that your system resources are running low” message explained…

NOTE: An updated version of this information can be found at https://www.javelin-tech.com/blog/2018/03/solidworks-resource-monitor-warning/   Anyone who works with large SOLIDWORKS files has very likely received the warning: SOLIDWORKS System Resources Running Low. Of course your initial response was to check your RAM usage in the Task…

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SolidWorks 2011 adds IFC file export

Are you a SolidWorks user who collaborates with architectural or building construction design?  If so, I have good news!  SolidWorks 2011 now provides Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) export based on the latest International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) IFC 2×3 data exchange standard.  This export type…

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ENHANCEMENT REQUEST! Tell SOLIDWORKS What You Want in their Software

Every SOLIDWORKS user at one time or another has likely found themselves working with the software and caught themselves thinking, “Hey, it would be great if it could do this”, or, “it would be awesome if it had this feature!” Well, I have good news! …

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CAD ADMINS, here’s a SolidWorks 2011 improvement you’ll really like!

For CAD admins out there, SolidWorks 2011 has made a nice enhancement you’ll really benefit from – no longer do you need to download the 64-bit installation fileset using a 64-bit machine and the 32-bit fileset from a 32-bit machine.  You can now download either…

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Getting to Know the Javelin Customer Care Team – We are Rollcoaster Junkies

Everyone once in a while, we like to get out as a team and do something fun!  This summer, the majority vote was for Canada’s Wonderland.  Well, turns out we have a fair number of coaster junkies.  If you are a fellow junkie and have…

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How to use multiple SolidWorks serials with the SolidNetwork License Manager

So, how does someone who possesses 2 or more network SolidWorks serial numbers use them with the same SolidNetwork License Manager?  Great question! You’ll be happy to know that I have the answer for you!

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