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Scott Ellery, CSWE

Scott Ellery is a CSWE and an avid contributor to the SOLIDWORKS Community, He is a ten time SOLIDWORKS World\3DExperience World Presenter and contributes regularly to SWUG meetings organized by four different user groups in Canada, Scott has worked with many CAD Software packages for over a decade in a multitude of different industries including Steel Fabrication, Injection Molding and Sheetmetal. With a background in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Design, Scott enjoys pushing SolidWorks to it's limits and teaching users to be as fast and efficient with SolidWorks as humanly possible.

Which SOLIDWORKS Render Tool should I use? PhotoView 360 or Visualize?

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Configurations

Are you confused why we have two choices of SOLIDWORKS render tool in the Innovation Platform? When should we be using PhotoView 360 and when should we be using SOLIDWORKS Visualize? Should we be using only one and not the other? Both of these render tools are great for…

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Is it time to consider making the switch to SOLIDWORKS?

Switch to SOLIDWORKS

We are in an age where technology is changing faster than we can consume it, this can make it difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in the CAD market and you may not be aware that your CAD platform could be limiting…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Unknown Tips and Tricks: Part Two

Open Motion Study

Utilizing Motion Studies for more than just motion Motion studies are a great tool inside of SOLIDWORKS to bring your assemblies to life, they allow you to utilize real world conditions like gravity, connections and other physics based motion attributes to give your animations a…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Unknown Tips and Tricks: Part One

The final result using the Custom made Environment HDR

Creating your own HDR Environments SOLIDWORKS Visualize is an incredibly powerful rendering tool to get quick life-like renders of our CAD models done as fast as possible.  There are a lot of powerful and robust tools available to us in Visualize to give us some…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize – Star Wars Lightsaber Edition

The release date for the new Star Wars® feature film “Star Wars:The Last Jedi” is just around the corner. We thought we would celebrate the best way we know how, making Lightsabres in SOLIDWORKS Visualize! By utilizing some techniques like the Visualize add-in for SOLIDWORKS,…

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How do you store and protect your critical business data?

External Hard Drive

I have visited a lot of companies and many of them have their own way of managing their data, one of the standard questions I ask is “How do you store and protect your critical business data today?” and usually get the same answers: We…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 is a Game Changer with Motion Study Export

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017

With the release of SOLIDWORKS Visualize in 2016 DS SOLIDWORKS added an incredibly powerful true to life rendering tool to the Innovation Platform.   Visualize makes it as easy as a drag and drop to get jaw dropping, realistic images out of your CAD system,…

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A big thank you to the SOLIDWORKS Visualize Community at SOLIDWORKS World

Unleashing the Power of Visualize Session

Last week we had the pleasure of interacting with SOLIDWORKS users in Los Angeles, CA., at the SOLIDWORKS World convention.  This year was packed full of informative and impressive sessions that really excite the inner engineering geek in me; and invigorates the passion that so many designers…

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Using Cutting Planes in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Cutting Planes

A great new feature in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 is the ability to use cutting planes to get a deeper dive into our render, check out the video below on how easy it is to use this new feature in Visualize. https://youtu.be/964ha39A3xM  

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Wrapping sketches over complex surfaces

SOLIDWORKS Wrap Feature

Every year an exciting new version of SOLIDWORKS comes out with shiny new features that have been requested by users. SOLIDWORKS 2017 is definitely no exception with plenty of new tools to geek out about. In this blog we’ll be discussing the enhanced SOLIDWORKS Wrap feature in 2017. If…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch Teaser Video 3 of 3

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Teaser Part 3

If you haven’t had a chance, check out our first teaser video and our second teaser video for SOLIDWORKS 2017. We are getting close to the Canadian SOLIDWORKS 2017 launch broadcast in October when we can show you the latest enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2017, which are going to knock your socks off. We have done…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch Teaser Video 2 of 3

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch teaser 2

We hope that you had a chance to take a look at our first teaser video for SOLIDWORKS 2017, as the launch of the 2017 release is rapidly approaching we have another teaser to help you guess one of the great features that is packed into the latest release. If…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch Teaser Video 1 of 3

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Teaser

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is just around the corner and chocked full of some amazing enhancements to boost design speed and efficiency, all the  Javelin SOLIDWORKS experts in our six offices across Canada who have been testing the beta version have been saying the same thing… SOLIDWORKS 2017 is going to…

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What’s the big deal with SOLIDWORKS Visualize GPU Rendering?

GPU Rendering

With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2016 came a new product to the SOLIDWORKS suite called SOLIDWORKS Visualize. A stand-alone product that allows any 3D CAD user to create true to life renders of their CAD models. With the release of this new rendering platform it was announced that Visualize would…

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How Pixel Density works in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Mustang Visualize Render

By now you have probably heard of the brand new product from DS SOLIDWORKS called SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Visualize allows you to Photo-realistically render your SOLIDWORKS models in an intuitive and quick workflow, making the creation of stunning lifelike product images and animations faster and easier than…

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