Category Archives: CAD

Missing File Locations in SOLIDWORKS? Let’s Find Them!

by Heather McHale

Find and Replace SOLIDWORKS File Locations

Have you ever upgraded SOLIDWORKS and started receiving file location errors? Maybe your templates are invalid, or you see instead of the diameter symbol? These issues are due to the reference file locations looking in the wrong location, most likely an old installation folder.

Optimizing Golf Design Using SOLIDWORKS Tools

by David Cersley

Optimizing Golf Design Using SOLIDWORKS Tools

When given the incredible opportunity to present at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020, we shared how we used SOLIDWORKS to design golf equipment, how simulation can validate design theories, and AI or Topology Optimization could change the way golf putters look.

Creating Multiple Parts From One Part File in SOLIDWORKS

by Brandon Harris

pendant assembly

While working on projects in SOLIDWORKS, I sometimes find myself in a situation where I’m creating multiple parts that combine to make a whole. Over the course of my experiences, I have seen a few approaches to this.

Kinetic Art Project: Using SOLIDWORKS and Casting Fins

by Brandon Harris

Kinetic Art Project: Using SOLIDWORKS and Casting Fins

Thank you for returning to my Kinetic Art Project series.  In this final segment of the series, I’ve used SOLIDWORKS to check for mass properties and documented the process for casting the

Kinetic Art Project: Worm Gear

by Brandon Harris

Thank you for returning to my Kinetic art project series. Today’s blog is focused on creating a worm gear. Check out part 1 and 2 to catch up!

Stratasys F123 Series Print Head Storage Solutions | 3D Printing Hacks

by Jeff Lendermon

If you order 3D printing supplies in bulk or for future use, you may find yourself storing them in a box on a shelf or in the drawer of the 3D printer. There has to be a better place, right? See what I came up with for print head storage in this 3D printing hack.