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SOLIDWORKS Sweep Feature

Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for SOLIDWORKS Sweep Feature from the Javelin technical team

SOLIDWORKS Sweeps and Threads

TriMech Tips & Tricks: SOLIDWORKS Sweeps and Threads

In this webinar we explore the difference between the SOLIDWORKS Sweeps and Thread features.

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SOLIDWORKS Knurling Part

How to Show Part Knurling in SOLIDWORKS – Part 1

We all know what knurling is, right? The most common use for knurling is to add grip to an otherwise…

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SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper

Watch a video to learn how our SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper was made, using advanced part modeling tools, such as Combine and Swept Boss/Base.

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Multiple Bodies

How to use a Solid Body as a Profile for a Cut Sweep in SOLIDWORKS

Did you know that you can use a Solid Body to perform a Swept Cut? If you usually work with multi-body…

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Sweep Enhancement in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS Sweep Profile Selection Enhanced to include Faces, Edges, & Curves

The SOLIDWORKS Sweep feature has been improving over the years; unlike Extrude the Sweep feature requires at least two sketches to be…

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Sweep in Two Directions

Sometimes it’s much easier to generate a profile sketch for a sweep feature somewhere along the path.  For example if the…

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Top 3 SOLIDWORKS 2016 Part Features [VIDEO]

There are too many new SOLIDWORKS 2016 part features to talk about in one blog post, but DS SOLIDWORKS have…

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SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer Tutorial: Best Practices for Defining Features [VIDEO]

This video explores the different outcomes between selecting a sketch object, a sketch, one or more edges, or even a…

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How would a CSWE design a marble roller coaster? (Part 1 of many) [VIDEO]

A marble roller coaster should be easy to assembly and use as little material as possible.  If it can be…

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How to create a Spiral / Helical Sheet Metal Model that can be flattened

If you want to create a spiral / helical sheet metal model, using the sweep feature + insert bends will…

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Helical Sweep

Creating a Helical Sweep in SOLIDWORKS

It is possible to create a helical solid in SOLIDWORKS which, rather than extending linearly, actually follows a helical (or other) path. …

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