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MIL Spec Design Standard

MIL Spec Design Standard

In the Military and Aerospace industry - Maintaining MIL-Spec design Standards can be very challenging and time consuming. Helping overcome these challenges is E3 -...
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Take a look at some cool entries for our 2011 SolidWorks Design Contest

Our SolidWorks Cool Design Contest is still open and currently accepting entries from commercial and educational customers. I thought we would share with you just...
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Real world virtual reality – Sandvik Mining Simulator

Lately a few of us at Javelin have been researching new, alternative ways to help customers and employees visualize their products. Many companies are utilizing...
SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Windows Explorer

SOLIDWORKS PDM enhances Windows Explorer with more controls and speed!

I laugh sometimes when I deliver demonstrations of SOLIDWORKS PDM because I feel like I'm demonstrating something which everybody lives and breaths every day when they are...

SOLIDWORKS BOM (Bill of Materials) management and best practices [VIDEO]

The Bill of Materials (BOM) is such an important report yet it is surprising the number of users that do not have a formal strategy...
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Installing the VaultAdmin

By default, the SolidWorks Workgroup PDM VaultAdmin is not installed during the installation of SolidWorks. In this article we will look at how to include...

COVID-19 Related Posts

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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...
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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

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...