SOLIDWORKS

Using the Learn Checks Wizard in SOLIDWORKS Design Checker to Create a Standards File

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SOLIDWORKS Design Checker is a great way to automate drawing consistency. The SOLIDWORKS Design Checker has four available modules: check active documents, check against existing file, build checks, and learn checks wizard. The Check Active Document module allows a user to compare a drawing to…

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How does SolidWorks Plastics Help You Learn More About Injection Molding?

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics has several different package levels with tools for designers, molding process optimization, and even mold designs with advanced cooling. Often much of the necessary knowledge to run/design molds are held by just a handful or maybe even one person at the company. Utilizing…

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Import Package with 3DEXPERIENCE Exchange Add-In

3DX Exchange Add-in

SOLIDWORKS Packages provide a new way for engineers to collaborate on designs with users outside of their organization. When sharing an assembly with an external collaborator, we typically end up with bundles of files that must be zipped and unzipped, and file suffixes like “-version2_done_withEdits_FINAL”….

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What is the difference between CATIA and SOLIDWORKS?

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Buying a car can be challenging because of all the different options to choose from. Knowing the features, functions, and intended use is imperative to making sure you choose the right one for your driving needs. How many seats will I need? How much storage…

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Redesigning 3D scan data in a SOLIDWORKS assembly

mesh orientation in Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS

In this tutorial, I am going to walk through how to do some design work from a 3D scan file of a pipe cluster that I imported into Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS. Let’s take a look. The first step is to reorient the mesh so that…

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SOLIDWORKS 2020 Structure System Pattern

SOLIDWORKS Monkey Bars

The SOLIDWORKS Structure System is fairly new and while in its infancy “new” basic improvements are being made with every SOLIDWORKS release. Looking at efficiency best practices, using a pattern comes to mind. The basic answer to why we pattern brings me back to the…

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Resetting the SOLIDWORKS Windows Registry Entry

Longtime Windows users are likely familiar with the debilitating effects of even a single Windows Registry key becoming corrupted. SOLIDWORKS is by no means immune to such a situation. Perhaps you may have experienced some of these effects before. SOLIDWORKS showing only the splash screen and not…

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Customize SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Input Data Folder

Generating a new Flow Simulation project brings up the default analysis tree.  The SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Input Data Folder by default only includes Computational Domain, Fluid Subdomains, Boundary Conditions, Goals and Mesh.  These are the most common selections when setting up the study. If you…

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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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