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.

The Javelin Automotive Virtual Tech Conference begins Today! 

Automotive Tech Conference Today

Calling all designers and manufacturers of automotive parts, heavy equipment and transportation machinery across all industries attend our virtual tech conference today at 11:00AM ET! The theme of the Automotive Virtual Tech Conference is geared toward the automotive and transportation industries, but if you aren’t…

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Transforming a high-detail Artec 3D Scan with SOLIDWORKS Mesh Decimation tool

Artec Space Spider 3D Scan

When using SOLIDWORKS to create CAD models of complex, high-detail meshes, you need to start with a first-rate 3D scan of the model, such as this example from an Artec Space Spider 3D scanner. Then use the SOLIDWORKS Mesh Decimation tool to simplify the geometry….

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Dynamic FEA Using SOLIDWORKS Simulation & 3DEXPERIENCE Works

Vibration Analysis / FEA

This on-demand webinar covers the simulation of vibration and dynamics using SOLIDWORKS FEA tools. DS discuss some basic concepts in natural and forced vibration, explaining a few different types of linear dynamic analysis types, plus a review of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation linear dynamics study setup,…

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SOLIDWORKS Drawings Best Practice Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Drawings

Got drawing issues? One of the biggest issues that our customers face is a disconnect between the design and manufacturing departments. Javelin’s SOLIDWORKS Drawings Service is customized to solve your unique drawing production and manufacturing issues. In this on-demand webinar, Javelin’s certified SOLIDWORKS Expert and Training Process Consultant; Jamie…

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March 2 & 3, 2021Online11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

FREE Automotive Supplier Virtual Tech Conference

Automotive Tech Conference

Fasten your seat belts! On March 2 & 3, Javelin’s tech experts and 3D solution partners are coming together to host an Automotive Virtual Tech Conference with sessions geared towards auto suppliers. Now hold on a minute, if you aren’t working in the automotive or transportation…

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How to Activate a SOLIDWORKS Standalone License

Activate SOLIDWORKS

After you have installed SOLIDWORKS software you must activate the license for that computer before you can use it. If you disable a computer or move SOLIDWORKS software from one computer to another, you must deactivate the license to the license key server at Dassault Systèmes…

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How to Install SOLIDWORKS Software

SOLIDWORKS Installing

In this tech tip we provide an overview of how to install the SOLIDWORKS standalone desktop version, this process applies to SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional, or Premium software. There are many different types of SOLIDWORKS license available…network, online licensing etc., which we cover in other SOLIDWORKS…

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3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 is a FREE All-digital Experience

3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2021

3DEXPERIENCE WORLD will be a FREE all-digital experience from February 8 – 11, 2021 with a unique agenda that will enable you to participate in all of your favorite SOLIDWORKS moments typical of the annual event, from wherever you are in the world. Register NOW…

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Get your SOLIDWORKS Certification in 2021

SOLIDWORKS Certification 2021

Gaining SOLIDWORKS certification in 2021 will help you to advance your career and prove that you are proficient with SOLIDWORKS software. Standing out amongst SOLIDWORKS users from around the world can be challenging. Earning a SOLIDWORKS Certification can help you get a job, keep a…

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