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SRED Time Logging with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

I have had many customers looking for better solutions for tracking engineering time. One of the largest contributors to this is the desire to get time stamped and accurate reporting...
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SOLIDWORKS Extend Surface command does not work with my model?

You are a tool and die designer and your customer has just sent you an IGES file containing a solid with a complex face which has to be used as...
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Increasing Your SOLIDWORKS Weldment Profile Library

SOLIDWORKS provides a library of standard weldment profiles that can be used for structural members.  However, you also have the opportunity to download additional profiles or create your own. Download...
Sustainable Make-Up Products

Sustainable Make-Up Products

Here is my make-up tip for the month: Buy your make-up products from The Body Shop. They are committed to protecting the earth and do not test their products on...
Javelin SolidWorks Cool Design Contest

Javelin is now accepting entries for the 2010 SolidWorks Cool Design Contest

The 2010 SolidWorks Cool Design Contest is now open for entries from Javelin Commercial or Educational Customers. You have the opportunity to show off your cool designs created with SolidWorks,...
Exploring the STARS of the SolidWorks Blogosphere

Introducing Guest Bloggers from the SolidWorks Blogosphere – A new series of articles

This month we are launching a new series of articles exploring the stars of the SolidWorks Blogosphere. Once a month we will be introducing you to a SolidWorks blog and...

Latest Vlogs

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Optimization

Reduce Costs with Optimization Studies in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

When completing structural designs, it is common practice to "over-design" our materials. That is, use a size or thickness of material that we know works despite the potential for additional...
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Slicing imported Mesh or Scanned Geometry into SOLIDWORKS Sketches

In a world that is moving more and more towards additive manufacturing as a primary method of creating our designs, working with mesh geometry is becoming ever more important. Whether...
SOLIDWORKS Structure System

Introducing Structure System in SOLIDWORKS 2019

SOLIDWORKS has long been an industry leader in the modelling of welded frames and their components. Quickly generating beam members based on 2D or 3D sketches and exporting a cut-list...