SOLIDWORKS MBD-PMI Compare

[fa icon="calendar'] September 07, 2017 / by Rob Stoklosa posted in SOLIDWORKS

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Get a firsthand look at a new feature that is helping our clients move into the world of MBD in this week's Three Minute Thursday.

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Exclusive offer from SOLIDWORKS:  CAD + 1!

[fa icon="calendar'] August 08, 2017 / by Blake Jackson posted in SOLIDWORKS

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This is your chance to see what else SOLIDWORKS can do for you.

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4 FeatureManager Features Everyone Should Know

[fa icon="calendar'] July 27, 2017 / by Steve Ostrovsky posted in SOLIDWORKS

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Every SOLIDWORKS user spends an inordinate amount of time touching, playing with and maybe even arguing with the FeatureManager for parts, assemblies and drawings. It may be one of those areas in SOLIDWORKS that we all take for granted and muddle our way through its use. Today, I’d like to show my top 4 features of the FeatureManager (FM) that I believe everyone should know.

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SOLIDWORKS Composer: Adding Assets

[fa icon="calendar'] July 20, 2017 / by Mike Staples posted in SOLIDWORKS

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Learn how to add 2D and 3D assets to make your technical communications easier to understand and even more visually stunning.

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How to Manipulate Imported Files in SOLIDWORKS

[fa icon="calendar'] July 13, 2017 / by Robbie Hoyler posted in SOLIDWORKS

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As a SOLIDWORKS user you will eventually run into imported data that you did not create yourself. Check out these quick tips on how to deal with these file types!

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Custom Wire Lengths

[fa icon="calendar'] June 29, 2017 / by Rob Stoklosa posted in SOLIDWORKS

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Not using 3D to route your wires? No problem. Here I show you how to manually input those wire lengths for documentation purposes.

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SolidWorks PDM Workflow Conditions – Checks and Validation

[fa icon="calendar'] June 22, 2017 / by Steve Ostrovsky posted in SOLIDWORKS

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In this week’s Three Minute Thursday, we’re going to learn how to check and validate documents via workflow transitions. Using conditional statements, we’ll show how to make sure fields like Description, Weight, Finish, etc. are not empty before documents are moved through workflow or verify that a Safety Engineer is assigned before sending an EC Request through the Safety checks.

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Tricks to Mating (in SOLIDWORKS) Part 3: Automation for Frequently Used Components

[fa icon="calendar'] June 15, 2017 / by Mike Staples posted in SOLIDWORKS

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Want to make your frequently used components more powerful? This final part of the series shows how to leverage three incredible capabilities for components you re-use.  Mate References, Magnetic Mates, and Smart Components will help you get your job done faster.

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Wood Projects Using SOLIDWORKS

[fa icon="calendar'] June 08, 2017 / by Robbie Hoyler posted in SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS can be used to make many different wood projects for your home. Take a look at this example project and hopefully you will be inspired to use SOLIDWORKS at home as well!

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Design Reuse

[fa icon="calendar'] June 06, 2017 / by Mike Staples posted in SOLIDWORKS

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Dramatically boost your productivity by leveraging common design elements with ease. 

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