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SOLIDWORKS Simulation or 3DEXPERIENCE Works Simulation SIMULIA?

Structural Mechanics Engineer

Which one do you choose, SOLIDWORKS Simulation or 3DEXPERIENCE Works Simulation SIMULIA? This is quite a common question when solutions overlap with each other a little bit. But a true answer to this question arises not only from the kind of studies we are able to perform but also from what happens upstream and downstream…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2022 BOM Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Manage Share BOM

SOLIDWORKS® Manage is an advanced data management system that extends the global file management and application integrations enabled by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. SOLIDWORKS Manage is the key element in providing Distributed Data Management. With SOLIDWORKS Manage 2022 there are many new enhancements for the Bill of Materials (BOM) that allows users to share, filter, and…

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SOLIDWORKS Sketch System Options that will Save You Time

SOLIDWORKS Sketch Options

In this blog, we’ll take a look at a few SOLIDWORKS Sketch Options that will make your work much easier and save you valuable time by reducing tedious clicks. The time-saving sketching techniques and options we’ll cover in this video blog include: Auto-Rotate View Create Sketch on New Part Enable On-Screen Numeric Input on Entry…

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Moving from SOLIDWORKS Desktop to 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS gives users the opportunity to use advanced designing and collaboration features that positively change the way we create and build. If you are currently a SOLIDWORKS Desktop user and considering a move to the cloud, there are differences that you should be aware of. Below we will review some of those differences as…

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How to Leverage Industry 4.0: The Industrial Internet of Things

Industry 4.0 Production Monitoring

For manufacturing companies, the important variation to discuss around IoT is IIoT. That’s not a typo, it refers to the Industrial Internet of Things. This is not going to be an article that explains the traditional “Internet of Things” and gives examples of how just about anything and everything made these days is potentially connected to…

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Leveraging SOLIDWORKS Linear Patterns

Up to reference solidworks linear pattern

SOLIDWORKS Linear Pattern enables you to copy an existing feature and apply it in various ways, saving you time from having to recreate them. This week’s video tech tip will go over two enhancements SOLIDWORKS has made to linear patterns in recent years to help you design more efficiently. Let’s take a look in the…

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Managing Local Files in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Training

When working with SOLIDWORKS PDM, it’s important to understand what a local file is and why it should be utilized rather than working strictly over a network. SOLIDWORKS users need a powerful data management system to organize their files to implement different workflows, maintain quality and have maximum efficiency when modeling. Rather than deal with…

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Driving Innovation in the High Tech Industry with 3DEXPERIENCE Works Simulation

SIMULIA High Tech Simulation

In this on-demand webinar we discuss how 3DEXPERIENCE Works Simulation, featuring advanced analysis capabilities from SIMULIA, expands the simulation capacity of engineering teams, providing tools for high tech industry applications. Development cycles in the high-tech industry are faster and more intense than nearly any other industry. With the rate of product development moving at breakneck…

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Engineering Efficiency Improvements with SOLIDWORKS 2022

SOLIDWORKS 2022 software features new, user driven engineering efficiency enhancements that help to streamline and accelerate product development from concept to manufacturing. This article will outline how you can work smarter, faster, and collaborate more efficiently. Work Smarter Many of the 2022 SOLIDWORKS enhancements have been developed to let efficient engineers work smarter by focusing…

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Using SOLIDWORKS Automation Add-in to Reduce Design Costs & Increase Profitability

SOLIDWORKS Reduce Design Csts

Learn how the DriveWorks Automation Add-in for SOLIDWORKS speeds the creation of Quotes, Drawings, and Models, allowing you to reduce time to market and optimize profit margins. Most profit margins are narrow and continue to become even narrower. Even in segments with relatively healthy margins, competition and global outsourcing necessitate cost reduction. Historically, the significant…

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