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SOLIDWORKS 2024 Sheet Metal and Fabrication

SOLIDWORKS 2024 sheet metal

Watch our video to discover what’s new for SOLIDWORKS 2024 sheet metal and fabrication

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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal – Another way to Create Flat Patterns

flat pattern in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal

For SOLIDWORKS parts to meet the requirements to use Sheet Metal features they must follow three rules. Actually being made of metal isn’t one of them. They must be thin-walled parts with a uniform thickness,…

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Closing Corners like a Pro in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal

Closing corners

In this video and blog, we will dig into one of the most powerful tools in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal that allows you to close corners. What do Advanced Surface Modeling and Sheet Metal have in…

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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Tutorial: Convert a Surface Model into a Sheet Metal Part

solidworks sheet metal tutorial

SOLIDWORKS has a plethora of tools right at your fingertips. Sometimes, when it comes to modeling surface metal, we need to get creative with how to generate unique parts. Let us help you discover the…

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3 Ways to Design a Cone or Cylinder in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal

Insert Bends tool to create cylinder in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal

In this video, we’ll show you how to use the Insert Bends command to tackle three common use cases for designing and flattening a cone or rolled cylinder in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal. Existing Hollow Cylinder…

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TriMech Tips & Tricks: SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Tools

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Tools

Whether you’ve never used SOLIDWORKS sheet metal tools or if you’re a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional sheet metal user, this on-demand webinar is for you. We cover some useful tips for best practices and tricks to…

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Create Production-Ready Sheet Metal Design with a Powerful, Browser-Based Creator

sheet metal design

Build components, assemblies and enclosures with a browser-based solution that offers associative parametric sheet metal design capabilities

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Learn from a SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Pro

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Pro

Want to sharpen your Sheet Metal skills? This presentation from a SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Pro offers some of the greatest tips, tricks, and best practices to make you more efficient and help get your Sheet…

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Managing formed feature information in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal, the easy way!

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Formed Feature

When manufacturing sheet metal parts from a SOLIDWORKS model and drawing, how can we ensure that raised features (also commonly referred to as formed features) will protrude from the correct side/face of the part? This…

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Sheet Metal Circular Edge Flange

Colour me surprised when I read in the SOLIDWORKS 2021 What’s New Manual that we can now place Edge Flanges on circular or nonlinear edges. In the previous version this is what it looked like…

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 – Performance Improvements in Sheet Metal

If you work with SOLIDWORKS on sheet metal parts with many bends, then you will find that performance is faster in SOLIDWORKS 2021. The time to flatten complex sheet metal bodies containing many bends has…

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Getting the Perfect SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Miter Flange

Getting the perfect fitment with sheet metal could make you look like a king or queen among designers and friends with the welder/fitters. They shall dance and sing to the all Supreme of sheet metal…

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How to salvage imported sheet metal data the easy way in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Imported Sheet Metal Service

What if you receive an imported sheet metal model with weird abnormalities, like jagged edges or crazy surface shapes? Maybe it’s not even a solid, due to these issues.  I’ve seen a few such models…

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Parametric Flat Pattern of Bent Rod/Tube in SOLIDWORKS

tube flat pattern

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal tools provide the ability to obtain the flat shape from a bent part.  The flat length of each bend is based on defined parameters.  This can be defined with K-factors, Bend Allowance…

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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Curvature Overlaps

Sheet Metal Part

Sometimes when you create a sheet metal design you must adhere to standard sheet metal sizes and what your company or outsourced company can cut on laser/plasma/water jet machines. Most companies will have tables large…

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SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware

SOLIDWORKS 2024 Hardware Recommendations

TriMech has compiled this recommended SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware guide to aid you in the process of upgrading or purchasing new hardware for SOLIDWORKS.

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Transfer Activation

IMPORTANT! Transfer Activation Prior to Upgrading to SOLIDWORKS 2024

Prior to installing SOLIDWORKS 2024, you need to transfer activation from your prior release of SOLIDWORKS to ensure it’s available to activate SOLIDWORKS 2024.

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SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

What is the difference between SOLIDWORKS® Standard, Professional and Premium 3D CAD software? Learn about the features included in each of the three SOLIDWORKS offerings.

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