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Basic Knowledge of SolidWorks Drawing Templates & Sheet Formats

For people who are new to SolidWorks, and want to setup some standard templates, this will be a good article to start with. The background information stored in a new...
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Quickly Filter your Design Tree with Tags

If you've seen that little yellow tag icon in the right side of your status bar, you can use this to help filter through your FeatureManager Design Tree.  Clicking the...
NEW SolidWorks User Group in the Simcoe Area

NEW SolidWorks User Group in the Simcoe Area

FIRST SWUG-SIMCOE MEETING Date: Thursday, March 8th Time: 4:30pm to 7:30pm (Dinner & Door Prizes included!) Location: Holly Community Centre - 171 Mapleton Ave. Barrie, ON REGISTER: Contact Group  Leader...

How to import Sheet Metal Geometry into SOLIDWORKS from STEP, Parasolid, IGES etc.

Importing model geometry can be a real pain if you don't know how to apply some tricks.  We will take a look at a few techniques for SOLIDWORKS sheet metal...
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Thoroughly Checking Models with Verification on Rebuild

In general, a standard rebuild with the toolbar button or a complete rebuild by pressing CTRL-Q will update the model with the changes you've made.  But you may want to...
National Engineering Month

Intern·al Affairs

My name is Martyna and I’m the new marketing intern at Javelin. I’ll be blogging every other week - keeping you lovely people updated about what’s going on at Javelin! A short...

COVID-19 Related Posts

Cloud based simulation

How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

Tech Clarity research indicates top performers succeed with cloud based analysis technology. Nearly half (44%) of manufacturers say design decisions have become more difficult. If engineering wasn't hard enough, economic...
Simulate virus spread

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation demonstrates how social distancing helps limit the spread of COVID-19

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software can analyze and simulate real-life fluid and heat transfer behavior of products. By using CFD, you can also analyze real-life scenarios, including...
SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Assembly Visualization

A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training Event

Alin Vargatu shares his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. For users who work with SOLIDWORKS assemblies, which...