Articles by: Rod Mackay

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.

Get your SOLIDWORKS or 3DEXPERIENCE Certification in 2022

SOLIDWORKS Certification 2022

One of the easiest ways to stand out from other SOLIDWORKS or 3DEXPERIENCE users around the globe, or even at the desk next to you is to become certified in SOLIDWORKS / 3DEXPERIENCE. Getting a SOLIDWORKS Certification in 2022 not only lets you stand out…

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Optimize 3D Printing from SOLIDWORKS with Print3D

Optimize 3D Printing

Optimizing part designs for 3D printing production relies heavily on using the right tools. SOLIDWORKS has taken the initiative to create a 3D design software environment that is intuitive and aids manufacturers in designing 3D printed parts. You can avoid additive manufacturing problems by leveraging…

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How to Split and Merge a SOLIDWORKS BOM Table

Split SOLIDWORKS BOM

If you have a SOLIDWORKS assembly drawing with a lot components you may find that your BOM table is too large for the sheet. In this situation you can split the table into separate pieces and move them to another location on the sheet or…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2022 BOM Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Manage Share BOM

SOLIDWORKS® Manage is an advanced data management system that extends the global file management and application integrations enabled by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. SOLIDWORKS Manage is the key element in providing Distributed Data Management. With SOLIDWORKS Manage 2022 there are many new enhancements for the Bill…

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How to Connect SOLIDWORKS to the Cloud with Collaborative Designer

SOLIDWORKS Collaborative Designer

Enabling remote access to design data is a must for every business, especially today. Now, you can connect your SOLIDWORKS data to the cloud and securely access it, along with additional design, simulation, manufacturing, and management tools, from anywhere with a browser. Get the facts…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021Online10:00 AM ET

Get to Know DriveWorks

DriveWorksXpress

Are your designs “the same but different”? Have you ever wondered if you could automate repetitive designs and tasks? Let us show you how to reduce costs and increase profitability while automating your customized designs. Join us on Thursday, December 9th, at 10 AM ET for our…

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Best of What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018 – 2022

SOLIDWORKS 2018 - 2022

Catch up with the new and old SOLIDWORKS updates with the Best of What’s New 2018 – 2022. Recent releases of SOLIDWORKS have introduced significant enhancements that improve the way you work. Evolutions in assembly performance, graphics responsiveness, and drawing detailing give you time back…

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Introduction to Stereolithography 3D Printing / Prototyping

Stereolithography printing

Designers, engineers and part providers are increasingly choosing stereolithography (SL) printing technology for prototyping applications because of its ability to print complex designs with a high degree of accuracy, fine resolution and smooth part sidewalls. Parts produced using SL technology require little or no post-processing, resulting in…

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Get Ready for SOLIDWORKS 2022 with an Update Guide

SOLIDWORKS 2022 Update Guide

Are you ready for your SOLIDWORKS 2022 update? Get your company, department and individual users ready by downloading our comprehensive guide. SOLIDWORKS 2022 is coming soon, in October we are running SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New Online Training Sessions to help you get up to speed with the…

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