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Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for Surface from the Javelin technical team

Creating a Surface from a Mesh Feature in SOLIDWORKS 2018

When a *.stl or *.obj file is imported into SOLIDWORKS, the 3D model opens in a tessellated or meshed form….

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SOLIDWORKS Perpendicular Mate

Expanded use of the Perpendicular Mate in SOLIDWORKS 2018

Like many enhancements that come along during any SOLIDWORKS release cycle, it seems like the ability to add a SOLIDWORKS…

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SOLIDWORKS Surface Reference Geometry

How to use SOLIDWORKS Surfaces as Reference Geometry for Mates

Dummy/reference surfaces can be utilized for various design situations in SOLIDWORKS. Due to the fact that the surfaces have no thickness…

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SOLIDWORKS Offset on Surface Midway

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Streamlines Surface Trimming Workflow with Offset On Surface

Among the many new features in SOLIDWORKS 2017 are features that “Clean Up” or simplify the entire process of creating…

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SOLIDWORKS Wrap Feature

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Wrapping sketches over complex surfaces

Every year an exciting new version of SOLIDWORKS comes out with shiny new features that have been requested by users….

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New methods of converting Surface into Solid with SOLIDWORKS

When working with surfaces in SOLIDWORKS you would typically be converting Surface into Solid using the Knit Surface or Thicken Surface…

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Swept Feature Example

Creating Swept Rods & Tubes in SOLIDWORKS 2016

The SOLIDWORKS Sweep Feature has been enhanced for the SOLIDWORKS 2016 release. There is a new Circular Profile option to…

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Flatten Surface Tool Enhancements [VIDEO]

The SOLIDWORKS Premium 2016 Flatten Surface Tool provides more control and more variations of surfaces that can be flattened. You can…

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Solving SOLIDWORKS surfacing challenges when designing a Golf Club head [VIDEO]

Since I’m pretty terrible at golfing, I’ve decided that designing a golf club head with SOLIDWORKS will make it easier for…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Slice Section View now includes Surfaces! [VIDEO]

Until the current release of SOLIDWORKS, displaying surfaces within a drawing view has been a bit tricky in SolidWorks. Past…

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Split Surface Bodies

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015! – The Split Feature can now split Surface Bodies! [VIDEO]

As we climb up the steep hill that is the list of new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS 2015, I wanted to…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 Premium! – Flatten Surfaces [VIDEO]

I think my favorite new feature of this 2015 release of SOLIDWORKS Premium is definitely the Flatten Surface functionality. Over…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (4) – Sheet Metal Conversion [VIDEO]

This is the fourth in a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in SolidWorks. After…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 3. Repairing an Imported Model (Automatic Selection of Open Edges Using a Macro) [VIDEO]

In the first episode of this series I deleted a faulty face from an imported model, only to re-create it using the…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 2. Repairing an Imported Model (Manual Selection of Open Edges) [VIDEO]

In the first article of this series, I used different troubleshooting tools for finding the culprit that generated the imported body error,…

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