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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...
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Time Saver: Insert Sheet Metal Parameters in your Drawings

Before yesterday, I was sure I knew everything about custom properties and how to use them in parametric annotations. After all, if the information is already in the model, why...

3D Printing Project: Wall-E (Part I)

So, we have an Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer here at the office, and I got thinking - what could I print that would really demonstrate the capabilities of this incredible...
Connect to Route

3D Sketching a Helix for a Pipe Route for SOLIDWORKS Routing

When using SOLIDWORKS Routing, a simple way to have a coil of tubing for strain relief or packaging reasons, is to create the helix outside of the 3D Route sketch and...
Connector to move

SolidWorks Routing: Remating a Routing Connector to Change Its Position

Occasionally you may want to move a connector (or flange for pipe) to a different location than it was originally dropped on.  You will find mates present on the component...
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Error

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Error: “Face is not laying on the boundary between the solid and fluid region.”

Usually when you receive the SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Error: Face is not laying on the boundary between the solid and fluid region It is related to the geometry of the...

COVID-19 Related Posts

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

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 of...
Interface in your face

How to work faster with SOLIDWORKS FREE Online Live Training Event

On Thursday May 28, Alin Vargatu is sharing his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (Interface in Your Face – the 2020 Edition) with the SOLIDWORKS community, in a FREE online live training format. You will...