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How to substitute a custom elbow into a Pipe Route

When Pipe Routing you may need to have an elbow that has a drain or weldolet on it.  This is actually easily accomplished.  Simply model the modified elbow and use...
Configuration Properties

Notes on combining multiple Routing library files

To speed up the Pipe Routing process or simplify your library, it may help you to combine similar routing parts into one file.  You can make configurations with different Material Properties...
Specify Elbow

Pipe Routing using only one elbow file with multiple angle configurations

In SolidWorks Pipe Routing we can only specify one default elbow for the route subassembly.  Historically this  meant that if we have more than one angle of elbow in the route,...
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How to create a Spiral / Helical Sheet Metal Model that can be flattened

If you want to create a spiral / helical sheet metal model, using the sweep feature + insert bends will not do the job. You will need to use two...
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How to Create Custom Size Holes in Hole Wizard?

Holewizard tool covers most of the hole standards and sizes.  However, if you want to add custom sizes, what can you do? The "show custom sizing" option isn't a long...
How to upload my model to 3D content central with multiple configurations?

How to upload my model to 3D content central with multiple configurations?

If you have tons of configurations of models and you want to upload them to the web for your clients to download, you should try 3DCC (3D Content Central). To...

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Online Training

SOLIDWORKS Online Training delivered by a Live Instructor

You are likely spending most of your time working from home now due to COVID-19 and this gives you the opportunity to develop your SOLIDWORKS skills with online training. If...
MySolidWorks eCourses

MySolidWorks Professional now includes ALL SOLIDWORKS eCourses

Starting February 6, 2020, DS are changing how SOLIDWORKS eCourses are offered. All SOLIDWORKS eCourses will be included with MySolidWorks Professional, and will no longer be offered for sale individually....
3DEXPERIENCE World 2020

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 Live Online Sessions

If you couldn't make it to Nashville for 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World) to see the latest from SOLIDWORKS, no problem. You can attend the conference LIVE ONLINE on...