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.

Your Complete Guide To the Virtual 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022

3DEXPERIENCE World General Session

This February, 3DEXPERIENCE World brings a vibrant community of designers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders together to learn, engage, share knowledge and drive innovation. This is all centered around our 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS portfolio for our SOLIDWORKS clients. Unfortunately 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022 will only be available as a…

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Microsoft Excel Vs SOLIDWORKS Configurations for Design Tables

Microsoft Excel Design Table

SOLIDWORKS Design Tables allow you to build configurations of parts or assemblies by setting parameters in an embedded Microsoft Excel worksheet. Configurations can represent different versions of a design within a single part file and manage those variations in your part geometry. In this article,…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Wire Cabling Order for Testing and Assembly

SOLIDWORKS Wire Cabling Order

In electrical design, how we choose to represent connections between electrical devices in our schematics is often open to interpretation. If we’re not careful, our design intent can be easily miscommunicated to the reader, leading to potentially disastrous results. “The danger is in the details,”…

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Stratasys FDM 3D Printer Maintenance Tips and Tricks

FDM 3D Printer Maintenance and Calibration

Keeping a properly maintained and efficient running Stratasys FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D Printer takes time and a dedicated schedule so that your printer continues to reliably print parts as it did on day one. In the long run, a properly maintained printer is simply…

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How to Offload the processing of SOLIDWORKS Simulations onto another computer

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Offload

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium provides the capability to Offload a simulation, which allows users to push the actual solving of a simulation over to another computer and view results on their own computer. Let’s see how Offloaded SOLIDWORKS Simulation works. SOLIDWORKS Simulation is an incredibly capable…

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5 Advantages of Switching to 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS instead of Online Licensing

Access SOLIDWORKS Connected

DS announced the phasing out of SOLIDWORKS online licensing. SOLIDWORKS 2022 does not offer this licensing methodology, and it will stop working for prior versions in February of 2022. However, this change does not mean that the benefits of using SOLIDWORKS anywhere have to be…

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How to Prevent 3D Print Warping with GrabCAD Print

3D Print Warping Example

To help prevent 3D Print Warping the GrabCAD Print software now includes anchor columns. Let’s take a look at how this new feature works: 3D Printed Part Curling or Warping Most of the 3D Printing process issues such as part curling, or warping, have been…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 3

3D Printed Forming Tool and Model

This segment picks up where we left off in this video series discussing how not all manufacturing processes are ideal candidates to be replaced directly with 3D printing. We want to demonstrate that the 3D printing process can still have a significant role in bringing…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 2

Thermoforming with the 3D Printed Model

Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is one of the newest and most versatile manufacturing processes on the planet. It’s possible to 3D print thousands of different models, parts, or basically anything you want with an ever-growing number of different materials. However, as we demonstrate…

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