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3DVIA Composer Line Widths

3DVIA Composer Line Widths

In the 3DVIA Composer Technical Illustration module, line widths can be a bit tricky to figure out.  This 3DVIA Composer tech tip should make it easier for you. There are two main types of lines in Technical Illustrations, “Strong/Silhouette lines” and “Weak/Outline lines”.  To control the thickness of these two lines we adjust 3 variables:…

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Copying or resetting interface customizations and “clean” uninstall of 3DVIA Composer

3DVIA Composer Reset Registry

Note: this tip is for advanced users who are familiar with editing the registry of a computer! SolidWorks has the ‘Copy Settings Wizard’ to copy user customizations to other computers.  Unfortunately we have no equivalent with 3DVIA Composer.  All is not lost however for those familiar with editing the computer registry. The user settings are…

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What is CircuitWorks?

CircuitWorks

CircuitWorks is a translator bridge for SOLIDWORKS.  It allows SOLIDWORKS to open files produced by Electrical CAD software for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design.  Upon opening the file, SOLIDWORKS will create an assembly model of the PCB. CircuitWorks also allows SOLIDWORKS to save changes back to files to be imported in the electrical design software. …

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Educational Winner of the 2010 Javelin Green Design Contest – Ryerson University

Ryerson University (Calvin Chan) is the educational winner for the 2010 Javelin Green Design Contest.  Calvin designed the iShower. Nice job Calvin! Product Name: iShower the Greenstyle Product Function: “iShower the Greenstyle” is a modern reinvention of the showering system. The systems computer is integrated into the faucet controls, allowing unprecedented control over the temperature…

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Customer Design: Future Hydrogen Gas Station

Hydrogen Gas Station Design Concept

Joseph Paonessa of the UOIT (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), in Oshawa, Ontario, submitted his green design concept of a Hydrogen Gas Station for one of our design contests. One day soon we might all be driving around in hydrogen fueled cars, filling up at a gas station just like this one! Describe the product design and…

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