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3D Sketching Techniques – Multiple Viewports

Although a 3D sketch in SolidWorks does allow us to draw in 3D, we are more or less limited to sketching in 2D planar directions (XY, YZ, ZX) at any...
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Designing a Labyrinth game with SolidWorks

I've been a fan of the game of Labyrinth for a while.  I spent hours as a kid mastering the X-Y controls to move the steel sphere from Start to...
Draftsight EPDM Add-in

Draftsight Add-in for SOLIDWORKS PDM

I was reading through the "What's New" material for SOLIDWORKS PDM and I am excited to learn that there is a DraftSight SOLIDWORKS PDM Add-in available for running PDM inside of...
Reduce your workstation power consumption

Reduce your workstation power consumption

We've all heard it before, turn off your computer when you're leaving for the night.  This simple task can conserve power and save you money.  But there are further steps...
My new favourite cartoon

Importance of PDM

I was very inspired when I saw the new animation that SolidWorks has put together to explain why file management is so important.  They have taken all of the top...
SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal

Find solutions to your problems with the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base

A big advantage of SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service is the ability to access an extensive SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base available through the Customer Portal.  The knowledge base contains a wealth of SOLIDWORKS...

COVID-19 Related Posts

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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

On Thursday June 4, Alin Vargatu is sharing his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. Your assemblies contain a treasure trove...
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Un client du Québec, l’Hôpital général juif, accroît sa capacité d’impression 3D pour aider à combattre la COVID-19

À l’hôpital général juif de Montréal, augmenter la capacité de fabrication additive est récemment devenu un besoin urgent. Étant l’emplacement principal de patients atteints de la COVID-19 dans la région...