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Style Spline of Higher Order in SOLIDWORKS 2016

The Style Spline command has had some excellent enhancements in the SOLIDWORKS 2016 release. We have a new PropertyManager which allows you to choose which type of spline to create. You can now create B-Splines of 3rd,  5th, or 7th degrees with the Style Spline tool. You…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Spline Based Leaders [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS 2015 Spline Leader

Sometimes the best path between two points is a curve! Among the many new features of SOLIDWORKS 2015 is the ability to apply spline based leaders. Take a look at the video below to see how you can apply a spline based leader to your annotations…

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How to Create a Jack-O-Lantern in SolidWorks

  In the spirit of Halloween which is a couple of weeks away, I am going to show you a couple of surface modeling tools that can be used to create a Jack-O-Lantern. In this article, I am going to use Revolved Surface, Split Lines,…

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SOLIDWORKS Replace Sketch Entity [VIDEO]

Doesn’t matter if you are The Company Owner, a Manager, a SolidWorks Expert or just a SolidWorks Beginner, you will be extremely happy taking advantage of the most important enhancement introduced to SolidWorks this year: the ability to replace sketch entities. As the owner, CEO or manager you will notice how much faster your design team will be able to change their design intent during all phases of the design process. What before would take them hours can be done now in seconds. Moreover, the number of errors in your drawings and, ultimately, in your products will decrease by an order of magnitude! If you are a SolidWorks Power User, a large portion of your work time was most likely dedicated troubleshooting and fixing your colleagues models after they…

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Marble Roller Coaster Create Start of Loop (Part 6 of many) [VIDEO]

Create Loop Start To read the previous article of this series, CLICK HERE. Many people believe that the shape of the loop should be circular, the problem with a circular loop is that it has an abrupt change in curvature and in the case of…

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Using the Wrap Feature to Create a Barrel Cam

Let’s model together a barrel cam. Watch this video first:

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