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Toy design using VeroUltra materials

Exceptional and repeatable coloration for toy design

In this use case, learn how Stratasys® VeroUltra™ materials helped to create accurate coloration for toy design and validation. Challenge From spray painting to hand...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Trend Tracker

What is the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Trend Tracker?

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Trend Tracker provides a way to track Simulation results as changes are made. A Baseline is defined based on initial results.  When modifications...
Virtual Tech Conference Atlantic Canada

FREE Atlantic Canada Virtual Tech Conference

Join us on Tuesday May 11, 2021, at the Atlantic Canada Virtual Tech Conference! This time we are taking a deep dive into the latest...
SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Formed Feature

Managing formed feature information in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal, the easy way!

When manufacturing sheet metal parts from a SOLIDWORKS model and drawing, how can we ensure that raised features (also commonly referred to as formed features)...

A spot on colour match for consumer product prototypes

In this use case example, learn how to use Stratasys® VeroUltra™ colour 3D printing materials to create a realistic, multi-material consumer product prototype. Challenge Traditionally,...
Automotive Additive Manufacturing

Applications for Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

In the span of a decade, Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing has moved from an optional piece of equipment for producing relatively simple prototypes to an...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

SOLIDWORKS Mate PropertyManager

Mate Property Manager Interface Change in SOLIDWORKS 2021

The Standard, Advanced, and Mechanical mate categories found in the Mate Property Manager have now moved into tabs at the top of the Property Manager in SOLIDWORKS 2021! SOLIDWORKS 2021...

Redo Support for Part Features in SOLIDWORKS 2021

For anyone who has used the Redo ability in SOLIDWORKS prior to 2021 and loved it…one thing may have come to mind…UPGRADE, UPGRADE, UPGRADE! For everyone that loved the ability...
Color Selection

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Pick Colour for Appearances from External Source

SOLIDWORKS has long been known to have an intuitive and customizable user interface. However, by listening closely to the user base, SOLIDWORKS 2021 comes packed with enhancements that make it...

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