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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Beta version is now available to Try Online

SOLIDWORKS 2019

The SOLIDWORKS 2019 Beta program provides early access to test SOLIDWORKS software for SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service Customers. Beta testers can either download and install SOLIDWORKS 2019, or run the online version, from a supported browser. From July 2, 2019 the SOLIDWORKS Beta page will provide a Try Online link to access the Beta version online.…

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How to solve complex simulations to enhance product performance

Solve complex simulations

Engineering successful, innovative products in today’s competitive environment requires simulation power. The ability to analyze the multifaceted physical performance characteristics of a design before making a prototype can substantially increase productivity. Companies need to solve complex simulations to efficiently overcome time, budget, and quality demands. SOLIDWORKS® Simulation delivers powerful simulation capabilities that can solve complex…

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How to Adopt Model Based Definition (MBD) Guide

Model Based Definition guide

Download the “How-To Adopt Model Based Definition Guide” to learn best practices that will help you shorten the learning curve for adopting MBD and achieve the fastest possible ROI. Companies initially adopt Model Based Definition to improve communication with manufacturing and suppliers, but its benefits expand well beyond dialogue. In fact results from research conducted…

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50% of product failure is due to Mechanical Fatigue! How can you predict & avoid it?

Fatigue Analysis

Market data indicates that more than 50% of product failure is due to fatigue, which occurs in many different mechanical components such as turbines and other rotating equipment operating under intense, repeated cyclical loads. The primary tool for both understanding and being able to predict and avoid fatigue has proven to be finite element fatigue…

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Saving Costs with Virtual Prototyping

Virtual prototyping

Leveraging the combined powers of 3D solid modeling and design analysis software, engineers can now test a design on the computer instead of using prototype-test iterations for design. CAD models have become virtual prototypes, and design analysis has supplanted physical testing, enabling faster, less costly, and more optimized product development. In addition, computer-based design analysis allows…

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3D Printing Tutorial: How to Embed and Print Parts with VeroClear Material

VeroClear Material Medical Example

VeroClear is a transparent material that simulates PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate), commonly known as acrylic. Like PMMA, VeroClear material is used as an alternative to glass and is ideal for concept modeling and design verification of clear parts such as eye wear, light covers and medical devices. In this blog post we will explain the steps…

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How do I install the same version of eDrawings as SOLIDWORKS?

Install eDrawings Product Selection

In some cases, when you download and install SOLIDWORKS and try to launch eDrawings from the start menu, it doesn’t show up. This means that even though the latest version of SOLIDWORKS was installed you still need to install the latest release of eDrawings. To download and install the same version of eDrawings as that…

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How do I download older versions of eDrawings?

download older eDrawings versions

Lets say you have SOLIDWORKS 2017 installed on your machine, which also provides you access to eDrawings 2017; but you also need access to an older version of eDrawings such as eDrawings 2015. To download older eDrawings versions follow the procedure below: Log in to your SOLIDWORKS Customer portal account. 2. On the SUPPORT tab, in…

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