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Sam Sharkawi

Sam has been working with 3D CAD software for over 5 years, and is always looking to solve complex design problems. Sam has trained a number of designers on using Solidworks and has applied it to their specific industry.

Perform Static Analysis on your models with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Simulation static analysis includes many amazing capabilities and there are always questions about what types of simulation and elements can SOLIDWORKS Simulation handle? If you’re working with solid models there are a vast list of tools that make validating a breeze! Solid Models mesh using…

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Mesh Away With SOLIDWORKS Simulation Adaptive Meshing

When working with SOLIDWORKS Simulation software it’s important to understand the accuracy of the results! Sometimes we spend too much time refining the mesh of a part when there is no need or sometimes we don’t spend enough time refining the mesh. What is the…

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Test the life of your models with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Fatigue Module

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Fatigue Module

How do you know your models will last? Is there a warranty in place? What happens when you need to apply a cyclic load SOLIDWORKS has the tool to do exactly that! The SOLIDWORKS Simulation Fatigue Module is available with Simulation Standard and is included…

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Looking at SOLIDWORKS Thermal Distribution Simulation

There are many great modules included in the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional product suite such as Optimization, Buckling, Drop Test, as well as a powerful module called Thermal distribution simulation. The Thermal module allows you to accurately study temperature distribution in parts and assemblies. All of…

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Test out different Materials with SOLIDWORKS Simulation!

The extensive SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials library can be used for many things such as mass properties, simulation studies etc. These materials include accurate mechanical properties that come into effect when simulation studies are run. SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials include steel, iron, aluminum, copper, titanium, zinc, non-metals, and…

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Structural Analysis is a breeze with SOLIDWORKS Simulation software!

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Advisor

Linear Structural Analysis can be very costly and time consuming depending on the route you’re taking, especially if tests are being carried out on physical models! Undertaking virtual prototyping instead of testing a physical model provides huge time and cost savings! Linear Structural Analysis is…

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Balloon your PDFs faster with SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Balloon PDF

Are you receiving PDF documents for design inspection and quality assurance? If so, then the SOLIDWORKS Inspection Balloon PDF feature in the standalone application is perfect. Especially now, as the 2018 release where multiple characteristics can be pulled at the same time. NOTE: SOLIDWORKS Inspection software…

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There is a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design

Spending too much time on prototyping and attempting physical tests? Use a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design! With SOLIDWORKS Simulation, the virtual testing environment makes validating your design a breeze. If you think about how much time and cost goes into prototyping and setting…

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eDrawings is THE Tool for Viewing CAD Documents!

eDrawings Decal Example

In SOLIDWORKS 2017 the eDrawings tool went from being a SOLIDWORKS viewer to a full on CAD viewer, gaining capabilities to support more file formats, along with many more improvements in that upgrade! We can import these following file formats: STEP AP242 IGES CATIA® V5 Autodesk® Inventor™…

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 Import with more flexibility

I’m sure you know SOLIDWORKS Inspection can open SOLIDWORKS Drawing files as well as PDFs and TIFFs, but did you know that SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 can work with other CAD drawing files such as: AutoCAD DWG files PTC Drawing files CATIA V5 CATDrawing files Smart…

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection supports more file formats in the 2018 release

SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018

SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 sees a lot of great enhancements and a big part of the new features is being able to support many more file formats! Let’s first start off with the add-in, the add-in works great when it comes to working with our SOLIDWORKS…

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How to speed up your engineering quality inspection process

Do you manually balloon drawings by hand? Is it time consuming to create Inspection drawings and reports? Wish there was a way to streamline the process from design to inspection? GOOD NEWS! SOLIDWORKS Inspection software can eliminate a lot of the tedious and time consuming…

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Can SOLIDWORKS be used for Architectural Design?

Architectural Design

There is one question we get asked time and time again. Can SOLIDWORKS handle Architectural Design? Yes, SOLIDWORKS has tools that can be applied to an architectural design process, and will give you more control over your architectural model: 2D-3D conversion 2D-3D conversion in SOLIDWORKS is…

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Save time by using SOLIDWORKS Weldments!

What’s the traditional way of creating a structure or an assembly of parts that make up a frame? If you answered create parts individually and create an assembly, I have some news for you!! SOLIDWORKS includes a feature called Weldments! Weldments work at part level…

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Gain Productivity by using Sheet Metal in SOLIDWORKS

By using the SOLIDWORKS sheet metal tools your productivity can be dramatically increased as well as be a cost effective solution to producing sheet metal models! With the sheet metal functionality you are able to: Create Base, Edge, Swept and Miter Flanges Take control of bend allowances/bend…

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