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CircuitWorks

What is CircuitWorks?

CircuitWorks is a translator bridge for SOLIDWORKS.  It allows SOLIDWORKS to open files produced by Electrical CAD software for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design.  Upon opening the file, SOLIDWORKS will...
AutoCAD FREE Download DraftSight

DraftSight 2D CAD Software is an alternative AutoCAD FREE Download

Are you looking for a 2D CAD product? Need an AutoCAD Free Download? Have to maintain your library of 2D AutoCAD® drawings? Or simply want to save the money you are...
PlantWorks 2010 now available

PlantWorks 2010 now available

Javelin's Plant Design and Layout add-in product for SolidWorks has been updated for SolidWorks 2010. PlantWorks allows for rapid 3D layout generation from furniture layouts to full machine layouts in...
Sign up for the SolidWorks 2011 Beta Program

Sign up for the SolidWorks 2011 Beta Program

The SolidWorks 2011 Beta Program will start in July giving current SolidWorks Subscription Service Customers the opportunity to try out the new release and the chance to win prizes. The...
PropertyLinksXpress

PropertyLinksXpress is a FREE SOLIDWORKS Add-in to manage your Drawing Title Block

About a year ago we released a FREE SOLIDWORKS Add-in product called PropertyLinksXpress to help our customers organize their custom property data and allow them to easily populate their drawing title...
FREE DriveWorks Solo Web Training Sessions

FREE DriveWorks Solo Web Training Sessions

Learn how automating your product design can help improve Engineer-to-Order for your company. DriveWorks Solo is proven technology that lets you automate many repetitive tasks to generate accurate sales, design,...

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search

How to use the new Quick Search option in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

With the greatly anticipated Quick Search feature added in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020, users have a quick and convenient way to search favorite variables directly from within Windows Explorer.  We can...
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...
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