A Better Way to Rebuild in SOLIDWORKS: Verification on Rebuild

A Better Way to Rebuild in SOLIDWORKS: Verification on Rebuild

No matter the SOLIDWORKS rebuild command you use, whether it’s standard rebuild (the “green light” icon) or forced rebuild (CTRL-Q), it’s important to understand what is happening when SOLIDWORKS is building a feature. When a feature is being built, the modeling engine

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Technical Support FAQ: Upgrading SOLIDWORKS

Technical Support FAQ: Upgrading SOLIDWORKS

The best way to ensure SOLIDWORKS runs smoothly on your computer system is with a clean install. Upgrading SOLIDWORKS installations is generally straightforward, but there are different approaches to the upgrade based on your situation. In this blog, we’ll take

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018: Smart Explode Lines

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018: Smart Explode Lines

It’s that time of year again when SOLIDWORKS announces its latest release and we prepare to share with our customers all the incredible new time-saving features during our rollout events. Admittedly, it’s like an early Christmas for us, but we get

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Designed in SOLIDWORKS: Solar Filters for Binoculars

Designed in SOLIDWORKS: Solar Filters for Binoculars

Happy #Eclipse2017 month! Everyone in the continental United States will see at least a partial solar eclipse on August 21, so even if you’re not traveling to experience “totality,” you’ve got something to look forward to. Here at GSC, all employees have been issued

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Who Needs Mesh Controls Anyway?

Who Needs Mesh Controls Anyway?

The quality of your mesh is critical to obtaining accurate results from your analyses. You’ll often hear the term “convergence analysis” tossed around in the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) world. “Convergence analysis” means we want to ensure the mesh in critical areas

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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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