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.

Better SOLIDWORKS File Organization for the New Year

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Have you ever tried to open an assembly file in SOLIDWORKS and been met by assemblies that fail to find referenced components or don’t open any components at all? This happens to everyone from time to time but if it happens often, it is a…

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Creating Opposite-Hand Versions of Parts in SOLIDWORKS

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We are all familiar with creating multiple configurations of the same part for parts that vary in sizes and dimensions – but what about opposite hand parts? In SOLIDWORKS, we can create opposite-hand parts derived from the original models without having to recreate the geometry…

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5 settings to set when starting a simulation project in SOLIDWORKS

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When you start a new part, assembly, or drawing in SOLIDWORKS, you have a lot of default settings that are stored in your document template that optimize to your requirements. Simulation in SOLIDWORKS has similar concepts, but the settings are not as obvious as setting…

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The Simulation Manager on 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

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Virtual product development using simulation tools such as the Simula roles on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, accelerates the process of evaluating product performance, reliability, and safety, prior to time-consuming physical prototyping. With an ever-increasing number of simulation analyses conducted, managing, and tracking multiple analyses has become…

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Using xFrame to create Structure Member Projects

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We are going to take a quick look at the options available in xFrame for structural members. If you are familiar with structural members in desktop SOLIDWORKS, then you are probably familiar with the Path Segment Member. In xFrame you only have to select your…

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Simulation Evaluator Video Tech Tip

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How frustrating it is to encounter the SOLIDWORKS Simulation error — ‘Unable to create plot..’ after running a finite element analysis! You can see the result file *.cwr is intact in the folder yet the simulation study is not able to correctly link to the…

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Real-time Design Monitoring with SOLIDWORKS Sensors

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SOLIDWORKS Sensors can be used to monitor properties of a Part or Assembly to ensure your model conforms to necessary design requirements as you work. After creating a Sensor, SOLIDWORKS will notify you if a certain parameter or property deviates from the specified acceptable value…

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Key DELMIA CAM Options that We Love

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When using any of the native 3DEXPERIENCE Apps installed on your computer, you want to make sure that the environment is configured properly. One of the first things I like to change on the first use of my DELMIA CAM apps are a few settings…

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Dark Mode in DraftSight

Dark mode in DraftSight

If you’re the type of person who finds using white and light grey backgrounds, menus, and palettes in your Windows applications to be a bit of a strain on your eyes, kind of like reading text off the lens of a flashlight, you’re in luck!…

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