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Heat Pipe is a feature available in the SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Electronic Cooling module that, as its name suggests, simulates heat pipes. Heat pipes efficiently transfer heat from a hotter surface to a colder surface using the principles of phase transition and conductivity. 


Do you experience poor performance when opening, saving, or closing a SOLIDWORKS drawing? There is a particular setting that may be to blame. Include Detailing Mode Data when saving is a setting that affects SOLIDWORKS versions 2020-2023.   

3DEXPERIENCE Design Jan 30, 2023

Inside 3DEXPERIENCE, users have access to not only web apps, but locally installed apps such as SOLIDWORKS and CATIA. However, these locally installed apps are accessed similarly to how a user would access cloud apps - which can be confusing. 


3D Printing Tutorials Jan 26, 2023

3D printers are amazing machines but can sometimes require calibrations, repairs, or other maintenance. When you reach out to GoEngineer for support, one of the first items we will ask you for is the Configuration File (CFG). The Configuration File is the log file from your FDM 3D printer that will include error codes and information about what the printer was doing before an issue occurred. This file is helpful for finding the solution to the problem at hand. So, how do you get the CFG from the printer and send it to us? There are several ways, and this article will walk you through them. 

In this quick tip, we will explore a couple of approaches for creating a route through clips in SOLIDWORKS. Both methods discussed here accomplish the routing task but have differences worthy of discussion. We will briefly examine both methods, beginning with an assembly for an electronic enclosure.


Topology Optimization is a technique in SOLIDWORKS Simulation that removes material from a user-defined shape or design space to maximize the the performance of the shape. Performance, in this instance, would be maximizing stiffness to weight ratio, minimizing displacement, or a combination of the two for a given set of loading conditions.



This article offers tips on troubleshooting email notifications sent out by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. This guide assumes that you have had email notifications successfully set up and running but are suddenly no longer being received. How do we determine the problem?


3DEXPERIENCE Simulate Jan 18, 2023

DSLS (Dassault Systèmes Licensing Service) is a cloud-hosted licensing service that removes the need for a dedicated physical machine to act as the licensing server. The service is managed entirely by Dassault Systèmes and requires almost no intervention by you, the user, or an IT team. 

eDrawings Jan 17, 2023

If eDrawings is installed and starts up okay when launched (via the Start Menu) but you cannot preview files in the SOLIDWORKS PDM vault view (Figure 1), this is likely because of a disconnect between eDrawings and PDM. This guide explains how to fix all issues with PDM files not previewing in the Preview tab.

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