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SOLIDWORKS 2019 provides the Fastest Way to Your Ideal Silhouette

SOLIDWORKS Silhouette Defeature

Fall is fast approaching, and you know what that means! Pumpkin spice lattes, turkey dinners, and weather that makes exercise about as appealing as waiting for your largest assembly to open. Luckily for us, keeping our file sizes under control is easy with the new…

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Using Preserve Geometry References when saving a SOLIDWORKS Assembly as a Part

Part with solid bodies

Do you have an assembly with complex parts which has a high rebuild time? Maybe it’s a supplier assembly, or an assembly that you don’t want any components modified. Saving the assembly as a part can help to reduce file size, decrease load time, and…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 SpeedPak enhanced to now include reference geometry

In SOLIDWORKS 2017 you can now include reference geometry and curves in a SpeedPak. Sketches from any level of the assembly can be included in a SpeedPak. Previously, all top-level unabsorbed sketches were included in the SpeedPak. You had to suppress top-level sketches that you wanted to exclude,…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Opening Large Assemblies

Opening SOLIDWORKS Large Assemblies

In SOLIDWORKS 2017, more functionality is now available while waiting for components to fully resolve when opening SOLIDWORKS large assemblies. This change is most noticeable in assemblies that take a long time to load. In addition to previous releases in which you could only pan, zoom, and rotate the model…

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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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SOLIDWORKS Quick Trick: Propagate Feature to Assembly Parts

Many times in SOLIDWORKS, it makes sense to create features at the assembly level. Sometimes this can be due to a Top-Down approach to assembly modeling, sometimes you’ve taken a bottom-up approach and you want to make an exception for a single feature. Let’s say…

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Reduce SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly Load Time & Optimization Techniques [VIDEO]

When loading a SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly did it take so long that you were able to run to the coffee shop across the road and return to a still loading file? Slow load time for large assembly files in SOLIDWORKS is a common issue for users, but we can…

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How to Improve Machine Performance when working with SOLIDWORKS Assemblies

Is your SOLIDWORKS too slow when working with assemblies? If your answer is yes then this article may help you improve the performance of your machine when working with assemblies. “How do I stop SOLIDWORKS from crashing when I am working in assemblies?” This is…

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SOLIDWORKS Lightweight Mode [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Lightweight Mode

Greetings, fellow SOLIDWORKS users! I’m here to help clear up some of the ambiguity of SOLIDWORKS Lightweight Mode that causes many users to shy away from using it. I myself used to be guilty of this because the first thing I would do after opening an…

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