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.

60 SOLIDWORKS Tips in 60 Minutes

60 SOLIDWORKS Tips

Watch the tutorial video as TriMech Solutions Consultant – Applications, Sawyer Gara, demonstrates 60 SOLIDWORKS tips that will make you more efficient when using the software. Every year, SOLIDWORKS releases with tons of new improvements and enhancements that can save time and effort when designing….

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Create Incredible Designs from Anywhere with Web Based Modeling

Web Based Modeling Design Anywhere

When it comes to modern CAD software you need Web Based Modeling for more reliability. More precision. More flexibility to design anywhere, anytime, on any device, working with team members across the world. Online CAD tools powered by 3DEXPERIENCE® Works offer unparalleled creativity, automation and…

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How to use SOLIDWORKS Cloud 3D Sculptor

SOLIDWORKS Cloud 3D Sculptor

SOLIDWORKS 3D Sculptor is a role included with the SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer that provides the xShape App, powerful Sub-D modeling software. With SOLIDWORKS 3D Sculptor, users can create organic shapes easily and interact with discrete, parametric modeling tools like SOLIDWORKS 3D Creator. 3D Sculptor is…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional Demonstration

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional Demo

SOLIDWORKS® Visualize Professional enables anyone to create photo-quality images, animations and other 3D content in the fastest and easiest way possible, enabling designers, engineers and content creators to enhance their 3D decision making experience. We have covered the advantages of SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional over the…

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The Advantages of DraftSight Premium

DraftSight Premium 2D Patterns

If you are looking to upgrade your AutoCAD 2D CAD tool then you should try DraftSight Premium from DS. DraftSight Premium includes all the 2D CAD features in DraftSight Professional, plus full 3D capabilities and parametric constraints. DraftSight Premium is ideal for drafting, modeling, prototyping,…

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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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