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

An option to reverse arc and spline tangency is now available with SOLIDWORKS 2018

For the longest time when creating a tangential arc in a SOLIDWORKS sketch it was hit or miss if the…

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Immiscible Fluids

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Introduces Free Surface Simulation (Part 1: Theory)

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 allows you to model the flow of two immiscible fluids with a free surface. Liquids are…

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External Hard Drive

How do you store and protect your critical business data?

I have visited a lot of companies and many of them have their own way of managing their data, one…

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Mirror Part PropertyManager

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mirror Part now includes Material and Visual Properties

SOLIDWORKS 2018 provides a variety of new enhancements. One of the new enhancements is the ability to include the material…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mates using Alt Key to Hide Faces

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Temporarily Hiding Faces when Selecting Mates

SOLIDWORKS 2018 now allows you to hide faces temporarily when adding mates.  This helps to make selections of faces and…

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SOLIDWORKS Concentric Mate Misalignment

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Concentric Mate now includes a Misalignment option

Working with assemblies we sometimes have holes that are slightly misaligned, especially when working with imported parts from a supplier….

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Dismiss Message

New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 is the ability to dismiss pop-up messages.  For example every time you re-mesh a model…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear FoS Plot

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Factor of Safety Plot for Nonlinear Static Studies

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 includes the ability to define a factor of safety (FoS) plot for Nonlinear Static studies. Herein, the factor…

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Rotate Instances in a SOLIDWORKS 2018 Linear Pattern

Having the ability to rotate your linear pattern as its created is something that would have previously required two or…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Email Notifications for Completed Studies

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 now includes the ability to automatically send notification emails to track the status of your studies.  The…

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SOLIDWORKS Smart Explode Lines

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Smart Explode Lines

Finally! The only boring part of making an exploded view (connecting all of the parts with explode lines) has been…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Import Study Features from Parts/Sub-assemblies into Upper Level Assemblies

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduces an option to import existing Simulation study properties in a part or sub-assembly to a new…

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