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SOLIDWORKS CAD Nov 05, 2020
If you can't launch your SOLIDWORKS software, you may need to deactivate it. Get step-by-step instructions on how to deactivate SOLIDWORKS if it is still installed or not installed here. If SOLIDWORKS is still installed, Navigate to C:\Program Files\<your SOLIDWORKS installation directory>\setup\i386. (If you did not name the directory during installation, then it is C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\<SOLIDWORKS with highest number>\setup\i386).
When importing non-native files into SOLIDWORKS, we sometimes encounter faulty geometry that must be corrected after opening the model. These geometry faults are typically introduced during the export process, not the import process. In this article, learn how to use the Import Diagnostics tool in SOLIDWORKS to help address these faults.
SOLIDWORKS CAD Aug 19, 2020
In this article, you'll learn serial number management skills every SOLIDWORKS user and admin should have. We'll focus mostly on standalone serials, but address network serial numbers and how they differ from standalone.
3D Printing FDM Nov 20, 2018
Not long ago GoEngineer acquired the RBX1 (Remix) 6-axis robotic arm. Tyler Reid, purchased the kit to show the capabilities of our Stratasys 3D printers. After adding some GoEngineer flare to the arm, he printed out the pieces and I volunteered to assemble it.
SOLIDWORKS CAD Jul 13, 2018
It's time for a project! After searching, I decided to go all out and cast a wearable Iron Man helmet in solid aluminum that I could create in SOLIDWORKS, 3D print with the printers we have here in the GoEngineer office, and then cast in metal for my metals class.