Tag Archives: design

Favorite SOLIDWORKS Capabilities: Component Patterns

by Jake Davis

SolidWorks 2020 Component Patterns with Variable Instances

One of our favorite SOLIDWORKS capabilities is to pattern components in assemblies.  This function gives us the ability to quickly populate assemblies with multiple parts in sequence without having to insert and mate each individual instance.  It’s a real time-saver for designers.

Kinetic Art Project: Intro

by Brandon Harris

Learn how Brandon Harris uses SOLIDWORKS to power through a kinetic art project of his own. How have you used SOLIDWORKS lately?

SOLIDWORKS CAD Stalls at Loading Task Planes

by David Cersley

You sit down at your computer and go to start SOLIDWORKS—OMG! It won’t load. It’s hung up! What do you do? Relax. Using the se steps, you’ll be up and running in no time flat.

How to Optimize SOLIDWORKS Designs Using Less Man Hours

by Omar Lopez

CORTIME

It can be extremely time-consuming (and sometimes frustrating) testing and retesting designs, whether your goal is mass reduction, flow maximization, temperature control, or other variables. The more design variations you create and test—intelligently— the greater your chances of finding the best design.

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Day 3: Community Rules

by Mitch Bossart, Industry Writer for GoEngineer

SOLIDWORKS World Day 3 was all about the incredible community of SOLIDWORKS users. Learn how the day started with 3 main stories and be inspired!

New Year’s Resolutions and CES 2019

by Jim Lucas

Guest Blogger, Jim Lucas writes about his visit to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. He left inspired and ready for new resolutions.

ETS-Lindgren: PDM beyond CAD

by Steven Darcey

ETS-Lindgren is a leading supplier of energy management solutions for the industrial & commercial markets & use SOLIDWORKS PDM to manage design files.

A Must-Have for Your Design Toolbox: My.SOLIDWORKS.com

by Brian Childree

My.SOLIDWORKS.com is a one-stop shop that contains a number of resources. From online training to 3D CAD libraries to product trials to engineering forums and more. Learn all about it in this post.

SOLIDWORKS: Numbers and Drill Sizes

by Rodolfo Gutierrez

In this guide, you will learn how to display letter and number drill sizes in your Hole Table within SOLIDWORKS drawings.