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SolidWorks EPDM – Desktop Shortcut to Local Vault View

Below are two methods for creating a SolidWorks EPDM desktop shortcut to local vault view. Method 1: From the Navigation Pane in Windows Explorer, drag the vault icon onto the Windows...
Portable Solar Power Plant

3D printer helps to create miniature solar power plants that can go anywhere [VIDEO]

Peppermint Energy, based in South Dakota, has developed a portable, plug-and-play solar generator called the FORTY2. Described as a solar plant in a suitcase, the FORTY2 draws enough juice from...
FDM Fixture for a Hard Drive assembly

Using additive manufacturing to produce custom jigs and fixtures [VIDEO]

Manufacturing relies on jigs and fixtures to maintain quality and production efficiency. These tools are used to align, assemble, clamp, hold, test and calibrate components and sub–assemblies at all stages...

Custom Injection Molder Embraces 3D Printing [VIDEO]

With the addition of an Objet260 Connex 3D Printer from Stratasys, Minneapolis-based Diversified Plastics, a Custom Injection Molder, has taken its rapid prototyping capabilities to a new level. [pl_video type="you...
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EXALEAD OnePart – Amazing New Intelligence for Legacy Data

I have recently had the pleasure of learning the functionality that EXALEAD OnePart offers. I was incredibly impressed with how quick it was to setup the software and I was...
The Javelin Technologies Team

Javelin Technologies Reports Growing Interest in 3D Design and 3D Printing in Western Canada

The Javelin Technologies Team 3D seems to be the tech topic of the year in Canada's western provinces and the nation's own Javelin Technologies is leading the charge, partnering with...

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SOLIDWORKS Performance

Adjusting Virtual Memory (Windows Pagefile) for increased SOLIDWORKS Performance

A kin to the article that our teammate Josh Carrier wrote, back in 2010, I thought it high time we review the process of how to increase virtual memory on...
Certified SOLIDWORKS CSWA Associate Badge

How to pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Exam with help from MySolidWorks & Subscription Service

Did you know that if you are a SOLIDWORKS customer who has an active Subscription Service contract, you have access to MySolidWorks Standard, which includes preparation materials designed to help you become a Certified...
SolidWorks drawing template & Sheet Format

SOLIDWORKS Tutorial: Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats [VIDEO]

Many people get confused when it comes to creating custom Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats in SOLIDWORKS.  It's not as straight forward as Part and Assembly templates due to the...