Training Catalog
Discuss the three SOLIDWORKS PDM client types to distinguish them from one another. Editor Can work with all file types CAD Add-Ins Contributor Can work with all file types Add-Ins are not enabled Viewer Read-only access within the vault Cannot add or modify files
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2 days ago
ENG
Demonstrating how to log into vaults using the Windows Explorer interface as well as the SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Bar Item icon. Log into multiple vaults using the same log in credentials. Log into multiple vaults using different log in credentials. Log of off vaults. Set up automatic log in functionalities when signing into a Windows user profile.
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2 days ago
ENG
An overview of the SOLIDWORKS PDM data management solution and functionality, powered by Microsoft SQL Server. Log into a vault. View files found in the vault. Check in and out a SOLIDWORKS part file. Modify a part. Logging out of the vault.
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2 days ago
ENG
Understand the Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert exam. Identify the benefits of becoming certified. Learn about some of the SOLIDWORKS skills you need to achieve certification.
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2 days ago
ENG
Learn about the segments that make up the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional exam. Identify the three segments of the exam: Part Modeling, Configurations and Part Modifications, and Assembly Modeling. Understand that you can take each segment as many times as necessary, after a waiting period between attempts has elapsed.
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2 days ago
ENG
Understand the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional exam. Identify the benefits of becoming certified. Learn about some of the SOLIDWORKS skills you need to achieve certification.
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2 days ago
ENG
Install and use the testing software that you use to take any of the SOLIDWORKS certification exams. Download the Tester Pro Client software. Explore the user interface and critical aspects of the test taking experience.
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2 days ago
ENG
Use certification exams to measure your knowledge and competency with SOLIDWORKS software. Identify the three major levels of certification and the specialist exams. Navigate the certification page of the SOLIDWORKS web page. Learn how to create an account and purchase an exam.
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2 days 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 days 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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2 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days ago
ENG
Use the Edit Definition command to modify roughing operations. Change pocketing pattern. Set side parameters. Set depth parameters.
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2 days ago
ENG
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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2 days ago
ENG
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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2 days ago
ENG
Run a toolpath simulation to examine material removal. Run a toolpath simulation. Control the toolpath simulation. Utilize display options.
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2 days ago
ENG
Create operation plans to define the tools and operations for machining the parts features. Generate operation plans for all machinable features. Review the operations in the CAM Operation Tree. Examine an individual operation strategy, tool selection and operation information. Review and resolve operation warnings.
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2 days ago
ENG
Create operation plans to define the tools and operations for machining the parts features. Generate operation plans for all machinable features. Review the operations in the CAM Operation Tree. Examine an individual operation strategy, tool selection and operation information. Review and resolve operation warnings.
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2 days ago
ENG
Use Automatic Feature Regognition (AFR) to automatically extract the machinable features to be machined. Set options to define feature types to extract. Review the hole recognition and feature groups options. Review options to automatically generate operations and toolpaths. Extract machineable features and review the features in the CAM Feature Tree.
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2 days ago
ENG
Use the Coordinate System command to define and assign a Fixture Coordinate System for the active machine. Select the method for defining coordinate system. Define and select a coordinate system. Examine the option for creating a SOLIDWORKS coordinate system.
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2 days ago
ENG