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There is a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design

Spending too much time on prototyping and attempting physical tests? Use a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design! With SOLIDWORKS Simulation, the virtual testing environment makes validating your design a breeze. If you think about how much time and cost goes into prototyping and setting…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Failed to create temporary file for SOLIDWORKS Simulation

If your SOLIDWORKS Simulation results folder is associated with PDM, you may receive the error message ‘Failed to create temporary file‘. This can happen when PDM attempts to create a preview of the Simulation results. This will typically occur when you try to create a new mesh, or…

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Simulating Large Assemblies in SOLIDWORKS [WEBINAR]

Javelin’s Simulation Product Manager; Peter Kjellbotn, will be hosting a complimentary simulation webinar on Wednesday, September 7th so you can learn how to simulate SOLIDWORKS large assemblies. We understand this is peak vacation season across Canada, if you are not going to be at the…

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Designing a Metal Detector with SOLIDWORKS and EMS Simulation software

Metal Detector in use

Electromagnetics and its impact It is amazing how many applications the theory of Electromagnetics has in today’s world. If Faraday and Maxwell have a chance to view the number of devices that makes use of their discovery, they will be simply blown away. Simply by…

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The best choice for Global Contact in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

This is one of the most frequently asked questions in SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Is there any better choice for Global Contact in SOLIDWORKS Simulation? There are three different types of Global Contact in SOLIDWORKS Simulation as shown in the figure below: No Penetration, Bonded and Allow Penetration In general,…

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How to reduce SOLIDWORKS load time for models containing Simulation data

Is it taking too long to load SOLIDWORKS models that contain simulation data? If so, then you should reduce SOLIDWORKS load time by utilizing a performance enhancement introduced to SOLIDWORKS Simulation in the 2014 release. Using a simulation system option, you can control when simulation results are loaded. So if you are opening a large SOLIDWORKS file,…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation did not recognize my Sheet Metal part? [VIDEO]

If  SOLIDWORKS Simulation did not recognize sheet metal part when you created a simulation study then watch the video below to learn how to solve the issue. In the figure below, the created part seems to be sheet metal since a ‘sheet metal’ folder exist in the…

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How to add materials to the SOLIDWORKS Material Database [VIDEO]

Since the SOLIDWORKS 2014 release you are able to download additional materials for your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Material Database from the Matereality website which has a much broader range of advanced material properties that have been physically tested. As shown in Figure 1, you can access additional materials using the SOLIDWORKS Materials Web…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Bolts and Pins on the Same Part

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 now supports the ability to apply Bolts and Pins that start and end on the same body. Bolt Connector For Bolt connectors, be sure to apply the “Bolt series” option under Advanced Options to the hole faces of other components that are…

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