Articles by: Dimos Siagoulis

Co-op student from McMaster University on my second work term at Javelin Technologies Inc.

How SOLIDWORKS PDM eliminates the risk of files being overwritten

SOLIDWORKS PDM Check Out

Do you ever have trouble coordinating who can work on a SOLIDWORKS file at any given time? Has there been a time where you finally finished your work, saved it and the next time you open the file find out your work has been overwritten?…

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How SOLIDWORKS PDM Reference/Revision Control aids project management

Have you ever spent a lot of time working on a SOLIDWORKS project only to come back later to find out that it has broken or missing file references? Perhaps one of the parts that was inside your assembly has been moved or renamed. A…

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How SOLIDWORKS PDM Search will reduce wasted time [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS PDM Search

SOLIDWORKS PDM (Product Data Management) Standard is an essential add-in for reducing downtime while working on your 3D CAD projects. See the video below to learn how the SOLIDWORKS PDM Search tools reduce the time it takes to find files from different assemblies or projects….

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3D printed replacement part brings an old Juicer back to life

3d printed replacement part

A few weeks ago a friend of Javelin’s named Terry came to us and asked if we would be able to help him out with his juicer situation. He explained that he has an amazing 20+ year old Braun 4161 Juicer that recently broke after…

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Creating Technical Documentation with SOLIDWORKS Composer

For years now, companies have been automating their design engineering process to get products to market faster and more efficiently. That being said, technical communication remains under-automated. With SOLIDWORKS Composer, companies can remove the bottleneck by creating technical documentation as part of their design process. What is…

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8 Common questions [and answers] about SOLIDWORKS Inspection

SOLIDWORKS Inspection

SOLIDWORKS Inspection streamlines the creation of documents with balloon callouts and specifications by leveraging existing 2D legacy data regardless of file type—SOLIDWORKS files, PDFs, or TIFFs—and automating a manual and tedious process. Measured inspection values can be entered directly, either manually or automatically, using a digital…

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How to perform an electromagnetic simulation in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Electromagnetic Simulation

EMS by EMWorks is the first electromagnetic field simulator add-in product for SOLIDWORKS. EMS is comprised of seven modules that includes full validation and access to a built-in library. There are calculations for linear and nonlinear materials or user-defined materials, not to mention a variety of…

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SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer Workflow [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer (SWID) is an amazing tool for designers to easily create objects of complex geometry. A typical workflow for industrial designers is to brainstorm some concept sketches in 2D, then move into 3D surface rendering and finally the finished 3D CAD design. Traditionally these three…

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