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About GoEngineer

GoEngineer delivers software, technology and expertise that enable companies to unlock design innovation and deliver better products faster. With more than 30 years experience and thousands of customers in high tech, medical, machine design, energy and other industries, GoEngineer provides best-in-class design solutions from SolidWorks, Stratasys, Objet, CAMWorks, Altium and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

Print-a-Part Event Inspires Houston

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On August 26th, GoEngineer hosted a 3D Print-a-Part Event in our Houston office. Tony Riggs, Application Engineer discussed a day in the life of a designer utilizing a 3D printer. More specifically, he showed the group of attendees how he designed a fixture using SOLIDWORKS that holds parts for gluing. Tony went on to discuss the parameters he used for this part in order to create the 3D prototype in house. The group was able to view our 3D Printer Lab and get detailed insight on printer versatility.

A Little Inspiration Goes a Long Way

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40 teenagers participating in the Discovery Youth Foundation 5 week summer program visited our local GoEngineer office for a glance into Mechanical Engineering and the world of 3D printing.

Whats New 2014 – Configurable Equations

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Learn how in SolidWorks 2014, you can configure the contents of equations in Starting. In previous versions, you could only suppress or un-suppress equations.

3DVIA Composer vs SolidWorks Composer

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Why did SolidWorks rebrand 3DVIA Composer? What are the differences between the two programs? This will give answer those two questions

The SolidWorks Task Scheduler

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The SolidWorks Task Scheduler is a tool that comes with every installation of SolidWorks. The task scheduler can be used to automate certain actions while the user is away from the computer. This tool is useful for time resource-intensive tasks.

Seven Steps to Simulate a Drop Test

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SolidWorks Simulation Professional enables us to replicate the infamous lab drop test. The idea is simple. Will your product survive if it is dropped on the ground? We can define the orientation that the device strikes the ground as well