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.

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) Introduction Tutorial

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

In this on-demand webinar, certified instructor Shawn Bontaine discusses the importance of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and delivers an introduction tutorial on how to apply the standards. Watch the video to experience one of Javelin’s most popular training courses, and get an introduction to…

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Thursday, July 15, 2021Online2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EDT

Why you need to use Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

Join certified instructor Shawn Bontaine, on Thursday July 15 at 2:00pm EST, to learn the importance of using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). This webinar will briefly introduce you to the reasons why GD&T is applied and some of the characteristic symbols utilized. It will…

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Design to Manufacturing Bill of Materials (BOM) Production

Manufacturing Items Engineer

Watch the on-demand webinar below for an introduction to DELMIA® solutions, and producing Bill of Materials (BOM) from Design through Manufacturing: In this DELMIA on-demand webinar you will learn Leveraging the power of the 3DEXPERIENCE Works platform, and the Manufacturing Items Role allows a production engineer…

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Discover the benefits of Cloud Based PDM for SOLIDWORKS

BowHead Corp Cloud Based PDM

In this on-demand webinar learn how Calgary based Bowhead Corp tapped the power of 3DEXPERIENCE Works to expedite new product development with SOLIDWORKS cloud based PDM for their latest mobility chairs and bikes: Keep All People, Projects and Processes on Track with Cloud-based Tools Product…

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Use SOLIDWORKS Component Reference to label Assembly Components

SOLIDWORKS Component References Added

The SOLIDWORKS Component Reference provides you with the ability to assign a label to each instance of a component in an assembly. For example, you could use Component Reference to identify each instance of the same Gear component used in an assembly. You can show…

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Lock SOLIDWORKS External References to prevent design change

Lock external references

When working with an assembly that utilizes the SOLIDWORKS top down assembly design approach it is good practice to lock the external references for a design that is ready for release. This will help to ensure the design does not change unless the external references…

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Electro-Mechanical Design and Collaboration with SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electro-mechanical design

Without modern electro-mechanical design tools that support a collaborative workflow, engineers will spend the equivalent of four months each year fighting their software instead of improving their designs. That’s the real price of designing in silos and using ill-suited tools. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to…

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Communication Tools included with SOLIDWORKS Professional & Premium

SOLIDWORKS Communication Tools

SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium packages include communication tools for advanced visualization, viewing and publishing to create powerful connections between designers, clients and consumers. Learn about the communication tools: SOLIDWORKS Visualize and SOLIDWORKS eDrawings below: Photo-realistic Images and Animations using Visualize An image, or an animation,…

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Get Flexible with the 3DEXPERIENCE 3D Sculptor

3DEXPERIENCE 3D Sculptor

Can computer aided designs have the beauty and flexibility of gymnastics? With 3DEXPERIENCE 3D Sculptor they can! Industry Process Consultant and 3D Sculptor expert Jordan Tadić joins Gian and John to show some of the more advanced tools in Sub-D modeling, from bending, to twisting,…

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