ToyboatIso1 Toy Boat: This toy boat is approximately 1/8 scale. It is a multi-body part that has some surface features used along with solid features to create some of the geometry.There are three decals used for the two flags and for instrument panel. All the features are named and have comments. Download: Toy Boat Complexity: Complex Features used: Solid and Surface Boundaries, Split Lines, Thicken, Cut with Surface, Move and Delete Face.
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4 years ago
Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SolidWorks Support Monthly News . On behalf of the entire SolidWorks Services team, let me wish you all a happy and prosperous year for 2014. Reminder: Windows 8.1 support for SolidWorks 2014 SolidWorks 2014 SP1.0 is the first version of SolidWorks officially supported for Windows 8.1. Some users have tried installing SolidWorks 2014 SP0.0 on it.
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4 years ago
So your computer is a little out dated. Maybe it’s time to think about a new one? But with all those choices, where do you start? And, how do you make sure it will work with SolidWorks 2014?
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4 years ago
simplemachinepart2 Simple Machine Part 2: This part is a machined part with mainly extruded bosses and extruded cuts. Added material using convert and offset entities to follow the profile feature outer boundaries. Using convert and offset entities allows for the perimeter wall geometry to update automatically if there are design changes of the parent features (in this case sketch1 of profile feature). Download: Simple Machine Part 2 Complexity: Basic Features used: Extrudeed Boss, Extruded Cut,
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4 years ago
When you save as a JPG/TIFF with default settings from SolidWorks, the image quality may not appear to be very good. Why is that? This has to do with your display resolution. Per SolidWorks KB article: “The image resolution of a JPEG/TIFF image saved from SolidWorks is dependent on the screen resolution (within Windows Display Properties or the graphics card settings).
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4 years ago
Simpleweldmentpart2 Simple Weldment Part 2: A weldment is an object made up of several parts welded together. SolidWorks represents this model as a multibody solid NOT as an assembly. This rectangular tubing element was created as a separate group from the port vert because it was not parallel or touching the port vert element. Also, all four rungs could have been made as one group if they were the same size because parallel segments can be grouped together.
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4 years ago
SolidWorks World offers a unique chance to meet with your SolidWorks crew. Many departments of SolidWorks are represented, such as Marketing, Sales, R&D and Technical support of course. Look for the red shirts! SolidWorks world 2014 shirt A good number of the SolidWorks Technical Support engineers you interact with throughout the year will be present, eager to meet you so you can finally put face on that familiar name or voice.
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4 years ago
SWW 2014 TS Booth A lot of great things have already been written here and there about SolidWorks World 2014. It just ended yesterday on a high note with the results of the Top Ten enhancement request list, and revelations on some of what’s to come in version 2015 to be released during fall. The fact is that it was fantastic! From a technical support perspective, the week of SolidWorks World is always a challenging one: The SolidWorks Technical Support team is divided in two sections.
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4 years ago
Have you ever imported a part or started a design and then wanted to change the part’s orientation to better fit with your overall design intent? If so, SolidWorks makes this easy following these simple steps. Step 1. Position the part or assembly in your view-port to the desired orientation.
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4 years ago
Recently, TMS CADCentre has received many support calls for assistance with updating SolidWorks to include recent license modifications such as extra seats on a network, new add-ons like SolidWorks Simulation, or upgrades from SolidWorks Standard to SolidWorks Premium. There are slightly different processes for each, and here’s a quick run-down of the main processes to follow. Adding Upgrades to your Standalone seat of SolidWorks If you have purchased an Add-in for your current SolidWorks
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4 years ago
Recently, TMS CADCentre has received many support calls for assistance with updating SolidWorks to include recent license modifications such as extra seats on a network, new add-ons like SolidWorks Simulation, or upgrades from SolidWorks Standard to SolidWorks Premium. There are slightly different processes for each, and here’s a quick run-down of the main processes to follow. Adding Upgrades to your Standalone seat of SolidWorks If you have purchased an Add-in for your current SolidWorks
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4 years ago
Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SolidWorks Support Monthly News. It was a fantastic SolidWorks World in San Diego, and so much happened – see here. But the show’s over and we have lots of technical content for you in this post. Spotlight on features – Link to Thickness Have you ever encountered this issue?
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4 years ago
simpleweldment Simple Weldment Part 3: All weldments need a 2D or 3D sketch which “acts” like a sweep path. The sweep profile is selected from a list and does not need to be sketched every time. A weldment is an object made up of several parts welded together. SolidWorks represent this model as multibody solid not as an assembly.
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4 years ago
When you think about it, it makes sense that different parts of our SolidWorks Software work together to make a total package. Keeping in this tradition, in 2014 CircuitWorks and Flow Simulation work together to make your life easier. 2014 Flow Simulation now imports the CircuitWorks component properties and applies them automatically as boundary conditions in your Flow Simulation setup. Previously these properties would be input manually.
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4 years ago
Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SolidWorks Support Monthly News . Spotlight on features – Sheet metal: why are those cutouts stretched in the folded body? By Mario Iocco The user creates this cut-extrude pattern in the unfolded sheet metal state. Notice all the cuts are equal.
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4 years ago
Do you spend hours searching Google and asking your colleagues how to fix your designs or use certain functions in SOLIDWORKS? Do you want to work smarter and more efficiently rather than wasting time on figuring out functionality? Sign up for the Customer Portal and My.SolidWorks.com – your gateway to the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base and the SOLIDWORKS community. Your SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal account gives you 24/7 access to tools such as the SOLIDWORKS Forum, which enables you to connect with
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4 years ago
Do you spend hours searching Google and asking your colleagues how to fix your designs or use certain functions in SOLIDWORKS? Do you want to work smarter and more efficiently rather than wasting time on figuring out functionality? Sign up for the Customer Portal and My.SolidWorks.com – your gateway to the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base and the SOLIDWORKS community. Your SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal account gives you 24/7 access to tools such as the SOLIDWORKS Forum, which enables you to connect with
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4 years ago
“Easy,” you said. You needed an animated motion study within which a component needed to rotate 360 degrees, or some multiple thereof. “I’ll just set a key point at the desired ending position, and then rotate the component. SolidWorks’ transpositional animation will do just what I need.
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4 years ago
Comparing your Purchase and your Licenses Shown on the SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager Part 1 As a Support Engineer, I often speak with customers that have recently made a change in their SOLIDWORKS assets and would like to discuss the way the SNL, or SolidNetWork License Manager, represents the change. For this reason, I would like to share some information on how the products you purchase are broken down and shown in the SolidNetWork License Manager. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD comes in 3 packages:
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4 years ago
PartReviewer_1033px Bent tubular Seat Frame Bent tubular seat frame: The projected curve was created using the Sketch on Sketch option. Note: This example shows that you may not always be able to get 100% of your desired shape from a single feature. The Projected Curve needed to be converted into a 3D Sketch to complete the necessary path. Learn how to create this part by downloading the item below.
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4 years ago
Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. SOLIDWORKS World 2014 Proceedings Website Now Available! Thank you to all of you who attended and participated in SOLIDWORKS World 2014, making this year’s event a huge success! The SOLIDWORKS World proceedings website is now publically available.
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4 years ago
A choice you will need to make with regard to installing the toolbox is: Should I install it on the local machine? Or Should I install it on the server? This decision will ultimately be based on whether you are working in a multi user environment or not. If you are working in a multi user environment, then I would certainly recommend installing toolbox on the server.
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4 years ago
Though you may be happy about the warm weather that the Spring season brings, you probably feel differently about your frozen foods. As you’re opening a package with your favorite frozen pizza or ice cream, do you ever wonder how it’s made or how it gets from the production line your plate? How do major food distributors freeze their foods to serve thousands of people daily? They rely on companies such as Cryogenic Equipment Services, who provides retailers, food distributors and food producers
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4 years ago
Sometime you wish you could have your company logo in 3D but not just in 3D but animated. SOLIDWORKS has a the power to deliver your vision!
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4 years ago