MBD Implementation Dos and Don’ts: Trust but Verify

MBD Implementation Dos and Don’ts: Trust but Verify

In 2D drawing oriented manufacturing processes, there is a common step called “drawing review” to check the drawing quality, such as conformance to the 3D model, view layouts, units, callout styles and standard compliances. This review step is vital to … Continued

Three New MBD Tutorials Built into SOLIDWORKS

Three New MBD Tutorials Built into SOLIDWORKS

Model-based definition (MBD) is a new approach to specifying product design requirements on 3D models directly. Most engineers are familiar and versed with 2D drawings, but when it comes to MBD, it certainly takes some learning and time to get … Continued

How to Work with Non-SOLIDWORKS 3D Designs

How to Work with Non-SOLIDWORKS 3D Designs

Among the hundreds of new features and enhancements packed into SOLIDWORKS 2017 is 3D Interconnect, which enables users to collaborate on all major proprietary CAD formats in a way similar to native SOLIDWORKS files. Do you need to insert a … Continued