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IGES

Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for IGES from the Javelin technical team

ELYSIUM CAD Translator

Retain PMI and Design Intent when you translate CAD Models into SOLIDWORKS with ELYSIUM

Got a lot of CAD models and drawings to translate into SOLIDWORKS format?  Don’t want to lose your design intent…

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3D Interconnect is even better in SOLIDWORKS 2018!

Introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017, 3D Interconnect is a revolutionary new technology allowing SOLIDWORKS users to utilize native parts from other…

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How to increase SOLIDWORKS performance when working with downloaded Vendor models

Working with downloaded Vendor models can be an issue, since these are often. STEP or .IGES files. You may not…

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How to Export from SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer to SOLIDWORKS

I recently experienced SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer (SWID) at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 and needless to say I was excited. When I…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (4) – Sheet Metal Conversion [VIDEO]

This is the fourth in a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. After…

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SolidWorks Tutorial – Import Diagnostics (3) – Troubleshooting and Healing [VIDEO]

This is the third in a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. As…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (2) – The Manual Healing Technique [VIDEO]

This is the second in a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. Yesterday we…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (1) – “Face Piercing Through Solid” Error [VIDEO]

 This week, we will post a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in…

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Direct Modeling

Using SOLIDWORKS Direct Modeling to modify an imported model without feature history [VIDEO]

How can you modify a model without history? Use the SOLIDWORKS direct modeling tools to reverse engineer an existing model. When you need…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Direct Modeling [VIDEO]

Some people will be shocked by the title of this article. How can you say that SolidWorks can do direct…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 3. Repairing an Imported Model (Automatic Selection of Open Edges Using a Macro) [VIDEO]

In the first episode of this series I deleted a faulty face from an imported model, only to re-create it using the…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 1. Troubleshooting an Imported Model [VIDEO]

There are lots of reasons why models imported in SolidWorks from IGES, STEP or Parasolid files have topological errors. The simplest…

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SolidWorks Import Solution: Wrong Units in IGES Files?

So you have just received a file from your customer in the IGES format and when you open it up, you notice…

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How to Reduce the Number of Edges for an Imported Surface?

How many times have you imported a neutral format file (STEP, Parasolid, IGES) in SolidWorks and encountered challenges when working on…

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Mayday! – The Customer Sent a New STEP File in the 11th Hour

You spent a lot of time on this project. Everything started with a STEP file received from your customer, file that you…

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