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New Ultra Tough FDM Nylon 12 Material [VIDEO]

Nylon 12 is ideal for applications that demand high fatigue endurance, including repetitive snap fits and friction-fit inserts. FDM® Nylon 12 is the first material in...
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SolidWorks Tutorial – Import Diagnostics (3) – Troubleshooting and Healing [VIDEO]

Import Diagnostics - 17 Faulty Faces This is the third in a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. As...
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Canadian 3D printed molds and casting tools success

Canadian 3D printed molds and casting tools used in the advanced manufacturing of polyurethane products Since 1965, Prothane Inc. has built its business on one amazing...
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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (2) – The Manual Healing Technique [VIDEO]

This is the second in a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. Fig. 1 Multiple overlapping faces Yesterday we presented...
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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (1) – “Face Piercing Through Solid” Error [VIDEO]

 This week, we will post a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. Two designers of different nationalities can communicate using a lingua...

EPDM – Updated API in Solidworks 2013 Requires Updating Tasks.

SolidWorks 2013 has updated the API/script environment to VBA 7 (Visual Basic for Applications), which means that some of the methods used in the default Enterprise PDM SolidWorks task scripts...

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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...
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New methods of converting Surface into Solid with SOLIDWORKS

When working with surfaces in SOLIDWORKS you would typically convert a surface into solid using the Knit Surface or Thicken Surface feature. But in SOLIDWORKS 2016 you now have the ability to...
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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...