Learn about SOLIDWORKS Visualize, which enables anyone to create professional, photo-quality images and animations. Understand how to setup a Visualize project, tour the user interface, add appearances, scenes, textures, and decals to your model, animate your assemblies, and much more.
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12 days ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Utilities, which is a set of tools that lets you examine in detail the geometry of a solid model, and make comparisons to other models.
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12 days ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Utilities, which is a set of tools that lets you examine in detail the geometry of a solid model, and make comparisons to other models.
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12 days ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Inspection to streamline the creation of inspection documents by leveraging your existing 2D legacy data, regardless of whether files are SOLIDWORKS, PDFs, or TIFFs.
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12 days ago
Learn more about SOLIDWORKS CAM, which is a fully integrated, Knowledge Based technology that allows you to integrate design and manufacturing processes under one system.
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12 days ago
Learn about some of the sketch entities available in SOLIDWORKS, including lines, rectangles, arcs, and more.
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12 days ago
Learn some tools that help you select components and entities.
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12 days ago
Learn some of the basics of modeling parts in SOLIDWORKS, including design intent and editing sketches and parts.
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12 days ago
Learn about patterns to repeat selected features, faces, or bodies in an array.
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12 days ago
Learn some of the basics of SOLIDWORKS assemblies, including building an assembly and mating components.
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12 days ago
Learn about the basics of creating and working with animations in SOLIDWORKS.
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12 days ago
Prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) exam. Learn about sketching, basic features, mass properties, assemblies, reference geometry, drawings, and other topics prior to taking the CSWA exam.
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1 month ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Simulation, a powerful and intuitive structural analysis tool for product engineers. Discover the SOLIDWORKS Simulation product suite, tour the user interface, learn how to test assemblies and thin structures, and much more.
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1 month ago
It is important, when creating an inspection report, that the items are ballooned in the correct order. Also numbering schemes can help quickly identify characteristics: Change the order of the characteristics. Define balloon sequences. Manually change a balloon number.
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1 month ago
ENG
Enter measurement data directly in the SOLIDWORKS Inspection project and compare them with the part specifications: Enter measurements. Quickly identify defects with color-coded information. Export an inspection report that inclodes color-coded data.
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1 month ago
ENG
Define default tolerance values to ensure manufactured product falls within specification as drawings often don't have explicit tolerance values associated with them: Manually edit tolerance value. Set default tolerances.
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1 month ago
ENG
Use the New Contain Area command on an operation to restrict toolpaths to a specific area. Copy the face mill operation containing the avoid areas and delete the avoid areas from the copy. Create contain areas on the copied face mill operation using the 2D sketches in the part. Generate a toolpath for the copied face mill operation. Examine the contain areas of the face mill operation.
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1 month ago
ENG
Use the Post Process command to generate NC code from the parts toolpath and operation information. Select the post processor within the machine dialog. Run the Post Process command and set a file name and location for saving. Generate the NC code and select the option to Open G-Code in the SOLIDWORKS CAM NC Editor. Review the NC code within the SOLIDWORKS CAM NC Editor.
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2 months ago
ENG
Use the New Avoid Area command on an operation to designate an area not to be machined. Create avoid areas on a face mill operation using the 2D sketches in the part. Examine the avoid areas by expanding the face mill operation.
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2 months ago
ENG
Use the Combine Operations and Link Operation commands to combine like operation types. Combine operations for all like rough and contour mill operations. Drag and drop a hole feature from one center drill operation to a like center drill operation. Link like contour mill operations between two different setups.
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2 months ago
ENG
Use the Edit Definition command to optimize a roughing operation to increase toolpath efficiency and reduce machine cycle time. Modify the optimization of a rough mill operation. Set optimization method to shortest path. Set start point options. Simulate the toolpath to examine results.
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2 months ago
ENG
Use Interactive Feature Regognition (IFR) to manually create a machinable feature. Create a corner slot feature using the 2.5 axis feature command. Review geometry selection options to define the feature. Set the feature end condition. Modify the machining strategy for the feature.
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2 months ago
ENG
Use the Edit Definition command to modify contouring operation leadin and leadout parameters. Modify leadin type. Modify leadin amount and overlap. Modify arc radius and arc angle.
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2 months ago
ENG
Use the edit definition command to modify contouring (finish) operations. Review contour operation parameters. Review side parameters settings. Review feeds and speeds tab.
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2 months ago
ENG