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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 SolidNetwork License Manager - Cannot connect error

SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Troubleshooting (SNL)

A SOLIDWORKS network license requires a network connection between the server and client machines.  The server runs the SolidNetWork License Manager service and client machines...
Desktop Metal Binder Jetting

Additive Manufacturing 2.0 with Desktop Metal Binder Jetting Systems

Metal Binder Jetting 3D printing has already had profound impacts on prototyping and manufacturing tooling, but with the ability to mass produce highly complex end-use...
Adjusting replication performance - Navigate to Key

Adjusting SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Replication Performance

By default within a replicated SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional environment, 10 files are replicated per transfer to the target server(s) during scheduled replication.  If you're experiencing...

Minimize SOLIDWORKS Drawing save time when working with Shaded With Edges display style

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 is the ability to open drawings in Detailing Mode (File > Open > select the drawing > Mode > Detailing >...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Treehouse View

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Top 5 What’s New Enhancements

DS SOLIDWORKS have added many new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021. The latest release lets you explore and document references with the highly-requested Treehouse View for Contains and Where Used....

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What’s New Top 10 Features

Once again, DS SOLIDWORKS have added countless enhancements to SOLIDWORKS 2021, expanding functionality that will simplify and accelerate your workflows. And by popular demand, DS have increased their focus on...
SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta Version now available

Help impact the quality, performance and usability of SOLIDWORKS products by trying the SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta Version. DS SOLIDWORKS have just announced that SOLIDWORKS® 2021 Beta is live, ready for...

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