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ExactFlat provides 3D to 2D digital pattern making to SOLIDWORKS software

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Streamline your Soft Goods 2D Pattern Process with SOLIDWORKS and ExactFlat

ExactFlat Soft Goods Design

One of the hardest parts of designing with soft goods and textiles is getting your design from concept to cutter, this demonstration video outlines a SOLIDWORKS 2D pattern process including 3D design, flattening, nesting and…

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Create industrial fabric, textile, and composite material Flat Patterns with ExactFlat

Seat Flat Pattern

In my previous post I described how scanned data for a car seat model is imported and created in SOLIDWORKS with the help of ExactFlat. In this post I’ll describe the workflow to generate a SOLIDWORKS…

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Scan Data Workflow for Pattern Creation and Manufacturing

Scan Data Workflow

So you bought a scanner…you thought it would be easy to take scanned data and turn it into something useful without a lot of work. Maybe it isn’t as easy as the product demonstration you saw? The goal…

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Marine Canvas & Upholstery Design using SOLIDWORKS and ExactFlat [WEBINAR]

Marine Canvas Design

ExactFlat is a SOLIDWORKS add-in solution featuring 2D/3D design, pattern, nest, costing and documentation tools. ExactFlat gives industrial fabric and textile manufacturers the ability to take their product design from screen to machine. Javelin is…

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Clean Reinstallation of ExactFlat for SOLIDWORKS

ExactFlat is a SOLIDWORKS Add-in solution used to solve flat pattern layouts of fabrics and pool liners. On occasion you may need to reinstall ExactFlat to ensure proper registration of DLLs and integration into the SOLIDWORKS registry…

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SOLIDWORKS and ExactFlat make the design of soft goods easy [VIDEO]

Soft Goods Design

Soft goods design such as shoes, bags, bedding etc., come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Since shoes, for example, are so common it is easy to underestimate the effort that goes into designing the…

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Using SOLIDWORKS and ExactFlat to Design, Optimize, and Flatten Composite Products

ExactFlat Machine

Composite materials offer great strength to weight advantages making them perfect for hundreds of applications including anything from carbon fiber airplane wings, or boat hulls, to textile motorcycle jackets and pants. As amazing these composite materials…

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Thermal Insulation Cover Design with ExactFlat & SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

Insulation Wrapping

We invite you to watch the on-demand webinar video below to learn how you can increase productivity by as much as 50% for Acoustic and Thermal Insulation Cover design. Designers for the following industries should watch the video…

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SOLIDWORKS and ExactFlat are the Perfect Fit for the Textile Industry

ExactFlat Machine

In the textile industry it has always been a tedious and manual process to get a proper material pattern out of a cutter that fits perfectly the first time, this is where ExactFlat shines.   Exactflat uses complex…

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Design & Flatten Insulation Covers with Exactflat and SOLIDWORKS

Insulation Wrapping

ExactFlat is a SOLIDWORKS certified gold partner product that accurately addresses some traditionally tedious and labour intensive processes in the soft goods fabrication industry, it can take complex geometry of soft goods CAD models (textiles, furniture cushions, fabrics,…

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A new CAD solution for designing with fabrics and composite materials [VIDEO]

Furniture designed with SolidWorks

As a SOLIDWORKS Designer there may come a time when your product design requires you to work with industrial fabrics or composites. You’ve got your SOLIDWORKS 3D design and now you need to determine how to cover it in…

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ExactFlat is the Fastest Path from 3D CAD to Cutter [VIDEO]

Fabric Cutter

I am very excited to announce the addition of ExactFlat for flattening and patterning textiles from within SolidWorks. Designing with fabrics has historically been a very cumbersome process and has really been an art more…

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