SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Connection Dots

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Connection Dots

There’s no need to lament any further over missed connections thanks to the SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 Connection Dots feature. Missed Connections – Somewhere on Craigslist Prior to September 2016 Have you ever read those “missed connection” posts on Craigslist? I learned of them

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Create Custom Cutting Threads in SOLIDWORKS

Create Custom Cutting Threads in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS 2016 introduced the Thread feature, which allows you to easily create standard threads as actual, fully-modeled geometry. What if you have non-standard threads you want to use? The answer is to create your own thread profiles. The process is

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5 Habits Of Successful SOLIDWORKS Power Users

5 Habits Of Successful SOLIDWORKS Power Users

We all get busy and when you’re rushing to get a job completed, it’s easy to form some bad SOLIDWORKS habits along the way. We polled some of our SOLIDWORKS power users to see what helped them break the bad

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Fatigue Analysis: The General Process

Fatigue Analysis: The General Process

Running a fatigue analysis is a growing trend in mechanical parts and assemblies. You must already familiar with stress analysis, as it is the basis for fatigue analysis. Stress or strain information from a stress analysis is the basis for predicting

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Magnetic Mates Make Gingerbread House Design Easy

Magnetic Mates Make Gingerbread House Design Easy

‘Twas the night before the Gingerbread House competition, when all through the house, Mrs. Claus and her elves were stirring, not to mention that darn mouse. With their sights set on a win, Mrs. Claus and her elves become a design machine,

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GSC’s Top 8 Favorite SOLIDWORKS 2017 Features

GSC’s Top 8 Favorite SOLIDWORKS 2017 Features

Jam-packed with new features and functionality, SOLIDWORKS 2017 will save you time and make your job easier. Over 500 new features and enhancements were added to SOLIDWORKS 2017 based on direct feedback from you, the user community. Our technical experts have each

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Understanding Rotating Regions in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

Understanding Rotating Regions in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation offers some great tools for analyzing rotating region problems. There are a lot of capabilities within the tool but, often times, there isn’t a lot of information about these capabilities. This article is meant to be a comprehensive guide

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Underdefined Sketch Elements: Easily Move to Origin

Underdefined Sketch Elements: Easily Move to Origin

While production models should generally have fully defined sketches, sometimes you just want to make all the elements in an underdefined sketch move to the origin, such as when working with imported or copied geometry. There is an easy way

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