Javelin / TriMech Author

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.

Using SOLIDWORKS for Plant Layout Design

SOLIDWORKS Plant Design

SOLIDWORKS Plant Layout design is a breeze! Whether it’s a simple building layout or a more complex multi-building layout, SOLIDWORKS 2017 large assembly tools can help: Easily organize equipment and space with new Magnetic Mates. Publish parts and assemblies as assets with appropriate connection points for easy…

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Using Preserve Geometry References when saving a SOLIDWORKS Assembly as a Part

Part with solid bodies

Do you have an assembly with complex parts which has a high rebuild time? Maybe it’s a supplier assembly, or an assembly that you don’t want any components modified. Saving the assembly as a part can help to reduce file size, decrease load time, and…

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Large Assemblies taking too long to load? Try SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review Mode

SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review

Are your SOLIDWORKS assemblies taking too long to load? There is a solution for you with the SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review Mode. When you need to get into an assembly and would like to view all the components and maybe get some measurements you do…

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How to verify the Clearances in your SOLIDWORKS Assembly

SOLIDWORKS Clearance Verification

When working in an assembly that requires specific clearances, you can check and verify clearances using the SOLIDWORKS Clearance Verification Tool located in the Evaluate tab of the CommandManager. Select the command to launch the PropertyManager shown below: When you select two components a dimension value…

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How to save time with the SOLIDWORKS Magnified Selection Tool

Magnified Selection

Do you zoom in and zoom out when you need to select a face? Wish there was something that you can use in order to not have to scroll in and scroll out? SOLIDWORKS has a command to help you save time when selecting entities called…

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