Articles by: TriMech Solutions, LLC

TriMech provides thousands of engineering teams with 3D design and rapid prototyping solutions that work hand-in-hand, from sketch to manufacturing. Javelin became a subsidiary of TriMech Solutions LLC in 2021.

Desktop Simulation: SOLIDWORKS Premium vs. Simulation Standard

blue pliers drawn in 3d using simulation

When being introduced to finite element simulation, you are typically shown a linear static study. SOLIDWORKS can provide those linear static tools from two different software licenses. One way is from the SOLIDWORKS CAD Premium license and the other is from the SOLIDWORKS Simulation license….

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5 tips for Navigating the 3DEXPERIENCE Task Pane in SOLIDWORKS

3DEXPEREINCE Task Pane

When using SOLIDWORKS Connected or the Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS Role, your 3DEXPERIENCE file management and collaboration tools can be accessed through the task pane on the right side of the screen. MySession is where you can view relevant Part and Assembly metadata, execute lifecycle…

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Evaluate and Improve SOLIDWORKS Performance

3d image of a grey part with two holes and a cylinder on top

Are you falling victim to long rebuild times in SOLIDWORKS? If it feels like it is taking too long to open specific part or assembly files, there might be a way to reduce that load time! Using the Evaluate Performance tool within SOLIDWORKS you can…

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SOLIDWORKS Model Items Tech Tip

Model items

Because I spent over a decade of my life as a drafter, dimensioning schemes are one of my favorite topics. When I am discussing how to create drawing, it’s always a little surprising to me how many people don’t know the difference between model items…

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Tech Tip: SOLIDWORKS Stud Wizard

Stud wizard details

Most engineers have a Machinery handbook sitting on their desk, or a familiar poster with dimensions along with drill size callouts hanging on their walls. They’re necessary when designing to make sure the parts we make can be put together; our parts and gadgets with…

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Different Mates Constraints Inside 3DEXPERIENCE xDesign

mate constraints 3d drawing of grey box and grey cylinder

When creating mates between parts inside of an assembly in 3DEXPERIENCE xDesign, there are different types of constraints that form. When mates are created, these can be found underneath the Design Manager’s Mates tab. I am here to help you understand the different types of…

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SOLIDWORKS Certification Testing Tips

SOLIDWORKS certification tests are a timed way to test people’s software aptitude. If you have never previously taken a certification test, they will typically have a part to model, then ask you a multiple-choice question about that part (typically mass related). After the initial multiple-choice…

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Which Version of SOLIDWORKS Should I Buy?

Version of SOLIDWORKS

Deciding which version of SOLIDWORKS is the best option for you is one of the most popular questions we get. Each version provides a variety of tools that you’ll benefit from! SOLIDWORKS Standard Standard is the first stepping stone of SOLIDWORKS if you are just…

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Are there admin images on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform?

Compass install on 3DEXPERIENCE

Amongst other great things, the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform has the added benefit of reducing the amount of IT overhead required to introduce, administer, and maintain all the powerful tools a user may need for their typical day-to-day. While some smaller companies may be less strict about…

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