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Extract information from your 2D drawings using the "Optical Character Recognition" or OCR tool: Read and interpret notes, dimensions and GD&T. Define the operation, classification or method. Highlight key characteristics.
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5 days ago
Generate a Bill of Characteristics: Manually or automatically extract annotations. Leverage the SOLIDWORKS Inspection Addin or Standalone application based on your workflow.
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5 days ago
Navigate through all the documents of your inspection project: Move between pages. Zoom In/Out. Hide or show extracted annotations.
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Setup your SOLIDWORKS Inspection project: Create a completely new project. Define project properties.
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5 days ago
Import 2D PDFs or 2D/3D CAD Files to start creating your inspection reports: Import additional files. Navigate between all the files of your project. Organize your project.
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5 days ago
Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Inspection: Create an inspection project and bill of characteristics. Export and generate an inspection report. Leverage the SOLIDWORKS Inspection Addin and Standalone application
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Use the Edit Definition command to modify roughing operations. Change pocketing pattern. Set side parameters. Set depth parameters.
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Use the Sort Operations command to automatically reorder operations. Examine sort operations process options. Set sort by order for operation type.
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Reorder operations manually to optimize the machining workflow. Perform manual operation reordering via drag and drop. Reorder multiple features using multiselect.
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5 days ago
I am designing a electrical contact spring. And also comparing it with actual result from testing Setup. From simulation i am getting Resultant force as 1.4 N and from actual testing of same Contact spring with measuring device i got the 0.8 N. Can anyone explain why is the difference so much ?
SOLIDWORKS Forums
19 minutes ago
This is an assembly file with no assembly in graphic area . Is it possible to make appear New Part file in the FM Design Tree (without using any origin plane) when assembly file is empty? I think you'll need a plane or face to attach it to.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
20 minutes ago
How many times do you see a great thread get trashed or hijacked for various reasons and I'll take the "Stand" and say I'm the worst for doing that.. So when I'm acting stupid tell me to trash it here, get it?? Rants - Cheers - Pet Peeves - or your Aunt Lilly, bring it.. (More then likely the dumbest thread anybody started, but I tried to keep it stupid, stupid) - The Forum Moderators rules still apply, no obscene pics, raunchy language and personal attacks, those will be reported and deleted if
SOLIDWORKS Forums
24 minutes ago
I am really excited about this macro I have been working on, it is traversing the assembly and compiling a BOM with Raw material numbers (custom property) or part numbers based on a few conditions, and for quantity either pulling cutlist total length in feet or a number of times the component is used in the assembly. A few things left to do with this, adding all like raw materials up instead of writing new lines and telling it to save as a comma delimited CSV for our inventory management
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26 minutes ago
When trying to install Solidworks 2018 SP3 on this Win 7 pro machine, I was getting the error: "Internal error: The Windows Installer for this product component did not run as expected: register_i386_SldShellExtServerExe." and also error in log "** Install FAILED with code 1603".
SOLIDWORKS Forums
26 minutes ago
Once I have created my model then apply the material, my model briefly shows the color and texture of the material chosen but then reverts to white (default) and even though in the apprearance manager for the attached part it shows satin finish stainless steel, it still shows white. There must be a setting somewhere that I haven't found yet and am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. How do I get rid of the white and have the part take on the material appearance?
SOLIDWORKS Forums
26 minutes ago
tried a few different method`s but none i can get to work closed i came with it is this
SOLIDWORKS Forums
28 minutes ago