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E3WireWorks Super Hero Strip

Be an Electrical Design Super Hero (wearing a tight spandex costume is optional!)

Everyone wants to be a super hero, but suiting up and fighting crime is probably not something you'll be doing any time soon. However you can be a super hero...
3 Reasons Why Manufacturers need CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

3 Reasons Why Manufacturers need CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

The team at Audaxium (Javelin's sister company) has a long history with manufacturing companies.  We’ve spent more than our fair share of time working with Engineering departments talking about design....
Office Layout in Draftsight

Javelin is Moving

Yes, it's true.  Javelin is moving.  On April 1st we will be operating out of brand spanking new offices at 3457 Superior Court in Oakville.  We are all very excited...
Fastest growing customer segment for file management

Fastest growing customer segment for file management

It is no surprise that the fastest growing market segment for file management is the small to medium sized teams. With today's competitive landscape, it is crucial that these smaller...
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MPP Kevin Flynn and Cabinet Minister Sandra Pupatello visit the Javelin Office

Javelin had a couple of special visitors last week.  MPP Kevin Flynn and Cabinet Minister Sandra Pupatello visited the Javelin office in Oakville on Thursday, February 10th.  Minister Pupatello is...
I like beer…but the big question is Can or Bottle?

I like beer…but the big question is Can or Bottle?

I just love a nice cold beer but I also have a big dilemma.  Should I buy cans or bottles?  It tastes great out of both but since I have...

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SOLIDWORKS standard compliance with the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker 2019

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Many companies that have a drafting department often also have a checking or quality department to maintain SOLIDWORKS standard compliance. The design checker in this department usually have to review...
The rigid connection type (top) produces artificial stress concentrations in the bolt head region. The distributed option (bottom) produces a more realistic stress field.

Distributed Coupling for Bolts and Pins in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

Getting simulation results quickly, while maintaining accuracy, is always a top priority for any analyst. Replacing modeled fasteners with bolt or pin connectors in SOLIDWORKS Simulation is a great way...
Access the Simulation Evaluator directly from the Simulation Tree

Get peace of mind with the SOLIDWORKS 2020 Simulation Evaluator

Few things grind an analyst’s gears like setting up a long study to run overnight, and then returning the following morning only to find that the study failed after 25...
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