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SQL Server Agent

Setting the SQL Server Agent to start automatically for SOLIDWORKS PDM

As part of our best practices, it's imperative to routinely check that good backups are being captured, and database maintenance is being complete.  If you...
Toolbox Upgrade IM - Change

Upgrading SOLIDWORKS Toolbox within SOLIDWORKS PDM

If your SOLIDWORKS Toolbox is stored within the vault, you have the option to manually upgrade it, or my preferred method is to use the...
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)...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Solver

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Solver Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 has made significant improvements to solver performance that can reduce the solution times of some studies.  The improvements are focused on studies with a large amount of...
Hatch Pattern File

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Location of the Hatch Pattern File

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021, you can save the hatch pattern file "sldwks.ptn" in any searchable folder so it is not overwritten when you upgrade SOLIDWORKS. This is useful if you customize...
SOLIDWORKS Plastics Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2021 New Tutorial

Do you design injection molds with SOLIDWORKS?  Did you know that SOLIDWORKS Plastics offers a comprehensive set of tutorials? New in the SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2021 release is a tutorial entitled...

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