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SOLIDWORKS 2018 (#SW2018) tech tips and tutorials from the Javelin team

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 adds Noise Prediction

Noise prediction capability is available in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018. The ‘Acoustic Power’ option activates the calculation of a noise…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Can Create and Attach STEP Files to eDrawings

When exporting SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies to the eDrawings filetypes (.eprt and .easm respectively), SOLIDWORKS 2018 can now automatically create…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Performance Evaluation Tool

SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes enhancements to the Performance Evaluation Tool

One of the lesser known tools in SOLIDWORKS assembly environment is the “Performance Evaluation” tool. This tool is especially useful…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Hole Callout

SOLIDWORKS 2018 provides Hole Callout features for Advanced Holes

SOLIDWORKS 2017 introduced the Advanced Hole feature which is a powerful tool for creating complex multi-stepped holes. Now in SOLIDWORKS 2018…

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eDrawings Decal Example

eDrawings is THE Tool for Viewing CAD Documents!

In SOLIDWORKS 2017 the eDrawings tool went from being a SOLIDWORKS viewer to a full on CAD viewer, gaining capabilities…

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SOLIDWORKS Composer 2018

Create Documentation Content with SOLIDWORKS Composer 2018

SOLIDWORKS Composer is a fantastic tool for generating 2D and 3D visual content for use in product manuals, assembly instructions,…

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 Import with more flexibility

I’m sure you know SOLIDWORKS Inspection can open SOLIDWORKS Drawing files as well as PDFs and TIFFs, but did you…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Rebuild

A Rebuild Renaissance in SOLIDWORKS 2018

As you might expect, the rebuild tool in SOLIDWORKS is one of the most frequently used tools in the suite….

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 3D Sketch Mirror

For a long time, I’ve liked 3D Sketching, but I’ve always missed one important function: Mirror. I love using Mirror…

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SOLIDWORKS End of Life Plan

Updates to the End of Life (EOL) plan for SOLIDWORKS and other products

SOLIDWORKS has updated their System Requirements to include SOLIDWORKS 2018. This includes updates to the End of Life (EOL) plan for…

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SOLIDWORKS Assembly Visualization

Assembly Visualization is even better with SOLIDWORKS 2018

Without a doubt, one of my favorite tools is SOLIDWORKS Assembly Visualization. It provides different ways to display and sort…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Welcome screen

An exciting new feature for SOLIDWORKS 2018 is the addition of an extremely useful ‘SOLIDWORKS Welcome Screen’! What can you…

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018

SOLIDWORKS Inspection supports more file formats in the 2018 release

SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 sees a lot of great enhancements and a big part of the new features is being able…

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3D Interconnect is even better in SOLIDWORKS 2018!

Introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017, 3D Interconnect is a revolutionary new technology allowing SOLIDWORKS users to utilize native parts from other…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Hexalobular (Torx) Toolbox Hardware

SOLIDWORKS 2018 adds SOLIDWORKS Toolbox hexalobular fasteners, commonly known as Torx.  The 6-point star shaped drive can be found in…

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