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Going Green with EPDM

Going Green with EPDM

Why is EPDM green you ask? Well, let me tell you! EPDM can remove the need to print preliminary drawings that need to be approved....
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Getting to Know the Javelin Customer Care Team – We are Rollcoaster Junkies

Everyone once in a while, we like to get out as a team and do something fun!  This summer, the majority vote was for Canada's...
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3D Models on your iPhone or iPad

Want to view your 3D designs on your iOS device?  There’s an app for that.  In fact there’s two, 3DVIA Mobile for iPhone and iPod touch...
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Using and Customizing SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures [VIDEO]

With SOLIDWORKS 2010 a new productivity tool was introduced called SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures.  Once you get used to using them, Mouse Gestures can be a real...
Sketch Dimension Input

Speed up your sketching with “on screen numeric input on entity creation”

Introduced in SolidWorks 2009 is the option to “Enable on screen numeric input on entity creation”.  Though it’s name doesn’t do it justice, this feature...
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Circular References

A Circular reference occurs when two or more components, in an assembly, share external references in a way that a rebuild of one component necessitates...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Posts

SOLIDWORKS Electrical BOM Exclude

How to Exclude a Manufacturer Part from a SOLIDWORKS Electrical BOM

Now in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021, you can use the "Exclude from bill of materials" property in the Manufacturer part properties dialog box to show or hide components in a BOM....
SOLIDWORKS Composer Delete Empty Groups

SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 Delete Empty Groups at Import

Ever imported models into SOLIDWORKS Composer only to find that some of the assembly structure is empty?  You might then be tempted to go through the assembly tree and manually...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mesher Types

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Enhanced Blended Curvature-Based Mesher

SOLIDWORKS Simulation provides three different types of meshers.  The Standard and Curvature-Based meshers have been available for a long time.  The Blended Curvature-Based mesher was introduced in Simulation 2016 with...