Blog Posts: July 2014

Thursday July 31, 2014 at 4:10pm

An easy way to monitor stress values in critical areas of your model.

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Thursday July 31, 2014 at 9:56am

This webcast is a must if you have a requirement to develop, prototype, cost and manufacture any products that incorporate composites, industrial fabrics or technical textiles. ExactFlat, a fully integrated, easy to use, Gold Partner add-in to SOLIDWORKS and uses the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) method to determine the flattened shape of anisotropic materials.

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Tuesday July 29, 2014 at 9:44am

This blog post explains how you can Render Cosmetic Threads in SOLIDWORKS to make them look a lot more realistic than the 'screw thread' appearance.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 4:34pm

Learn how to easily integrate your Electrical schematic design from SOLIDWORKS Electrical into the SOLIDWORKS 3D environment. Bi-directional capabilities allow mechanical and electrical designers to work concurrently and seamlessly on the same design to help reduce errors whilst speeding up the design process.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 12:23pm

Join us for a brief 20 minute overview and discover how to quickly create single-line and multi-line Electrical Schematic drawings by reusing common data and by accessing more than 500,000 manufactures parts from the integrated database. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics is the easy to use 2D electrical schematics solution from SOLIDWORKS.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 9:54am

Getting the correct orientation of a model can sometimes be difficult, whether you need a specific view in a drawing or just within the part there are a number of tools to help.

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Tuesday July 22, 2014 at 2:59pm

Internal Flow projects need an enclosed cavity to run. If there is a gap, no matter how small, SOLIDWORKS cannot calculate the fluid volume. So how do you find the gap if it is very small and the geometry is complex? Here's how ...

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Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 4:08pm

Looking at how we can transpose a pre-defined 2D pattern onto a 3D face or surface.

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Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 3:59pm

This month the partner spotlight turns its attention on LogoPress. LogoPress is a fully integrated Gold Partner add-in to SOLIDWORKS with capabilities to flatten complex shapes, develop strip layouts. It also has a powerful 3D die design toolset which includes access to standard component libraries and advanced dynamic interference, detection and animation features.

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Tuesday July 15, 2014 at 10:28am

Well the World Cup is over, so as we are probably all trying to fill the 6 week gap until the start of the new domestic season- here's a blog with football at heart. In this post we look at finding where we have openings in surface models- and the reason why they may not convert to solids. With a football, it won't be much use with a hole in it, so here's a little tip I came across reviewing some of the old SOLIDWORKS World Presentations- it is also one we refer to on the Surface Modelling train....

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Monday July 14, 2014 at 12:08pm

There are several ways to create cut-away views of assembly’s for use on a drawing in SOLIDWORKS. One method of doing this is to create a cut feature at an assembly level, also known as an ‘Assembly Cut’.

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Thursday July 10, 2014 at 3:23pm

SOLIDWORKS Mould Tool functionality gets the attention in this months ‘Beyond Training’ webcast. Learn a selection of Tips and Tricks that complement the certified SOLIDWORKS Mould Tools training course.

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Thursday July 10, 2014 at 10:10am

Discover how SOLIDWORKS Inspection could help you streamline the creation of First Article Inspection documents. Learn how to leverage your existing 2D legacy data regardless of whether your drawings are SOLIDWORKS, PDF’s or TIFF files.

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Wednesday July 9, 2014 at 4:12pm

Do you ever need to create Inspection Reports from customer drawings or directly from SOLIDWORKS?

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Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 4:22pm

Discover how to use the tools on the ‘Evaluate’ toolbar. Some of these features are self-explanatory, however as with most features within SOLIDWORKS these tools can be used across a variety of situations and challenges some more obvious than others.

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Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 11:59am

A new series of webcasts which unlocks the first lesson from our certified SOLIDWORKS training courses. SOLIDWORKS Essentials training is the first stop in this series. In class this 4 day training course covers all the basic features that every user needs to become proficient in SOLIDWORKS. Lesson 1 introduces sketching.

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