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Working in Tandem: SOLIDWORKS Inspection and SOLIDWORKS PDM (Part 3)

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by: Tom Starks Tuesday, December 11, 2018
In this three-part blog series, we’ve been discussing SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and SOLIDWORKS Inspection and, most importantly, using them together in harmony. In our scenario, our CAD revision control process has had extraordinary success with the use of SOLIDWORKS PDM and now we want that same success for the qu...
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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Touch and Gesture Sketching

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by: Angelle Erickson Monday, December 10, 2018
SOLIDWORKS 2019 delivers a wealth of innovative new productivity enhancements that let you take advantage of the latest cutting-edge hardware technology. Now, when working on any Windows touch-enabled device, users can use a Microsoft Surface dial to pan, zoom, and rotate a model. Place the dial directly on the screen,...
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New SOLIDWORKS 2019 Defeature Tools

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by: Angelle Erickson Friday, December 7, 2018
In SOLIDWORKS 2019 the defeature tool has been enhanced enabling users to massively defeature assemblies to remove unnecessary detail or to protect intellectual property. The new silhouette option is now available to help simplify an assembly based on the outlines of components and bodies. Keep reading to learn about a...
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Getting the Most out of a SOLIDWORKS Certification

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by: Nathan Sneller Thursday, December 6, 2018
I am a firm believer in the value of certifications. I am also unquestionably convinced that a SOLIDWORKS certification makes it easier to convince someone that you are more qualified than a non-certified competitor. What am I getting at? I’m an engineer licensed by the state of Michigan, and even though Michigan doe...
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Improving 3D Print Parts Services with the F900

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by: Lisa Hannon Wednesday, December 5, 2018
As a top reseller of Stratasys products, Fisher Unitech is always looking for new ways to innovate its own processes and services. We recently invested in our own Stratasys F900 3D printer for our Pleasant Ridge, Michigan headquarters to improve our 3D print parts services and give customers the opportunity to see the ...
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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Mesh Data and Part Delighters

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by: Angelle Erickson Monday, December 3, 2018
Complex shapes are widespread in today’s world and are often produced using industrial design tools or carved to make physical models - they still need to be manufactured. Common workflow to complete the engineering process is to leverage these designs from mesh data or scanned data. SOLIDWORKS 2019 provides several ...
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Using Excel as a Reporting Tool in SOLIDWORKS PDM

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by: Lindsay Early Friday, November 30, 2018
Some SOLIDWORKS PDM administrators want to gain more use of their data. Installing and using Reporting in SQL Server can be very powerful, but it requires a foundation of knowledge in setting up reports, permissions, and additional installations that some companies are not willing to give a PDM administrator. SOLID...
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SOLIDWORKS Education: Encouraging Student Success

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by: Christa Prokos Thursday, November 29, 2018
If you’re a teacher or a student who headed back to school this year, you probably thought you had all of the essentials down: pencils, binders, etc. But if you’re preparing to work in the STEM field, you’ll need more than books and paper to succeed. With STEM degree holders enjoying higher earnings and a growing...
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SOLIDWORKS 2019 New Group Mates Features

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by: Angelle Erickson Wednesday, November 28, 2018
When working with assemblies in SOLIDWORKS, it can be easy to accumulate a lot of mates. With the new option to group mates in SOLIDWORKS 2019, users will find it much easier to navigate the mate folder. You can now group mates by status or separate fasteners. When grouped by status, mates are separated into folders. K...
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The Best of 3D Post-Printing: PostProcess Technologies

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by: Lisa Hannon Monday, November 26, 2018
Additive manufacturing is on the rise; according to a report by Markets and Markets, the 3D printing industry is expected to be worth $32.78 billion by 2023. Defined by innovation and breakthrough technology, the use of additive manufacturing has impacted almost every industry by streamlining processes, saving money, a...
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The Best of SOLIDWORKS 2019 (Part 2)

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by: James Reeher Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Welcome to part two of our blog series where we’re discussing the best of SOLIDWORKS 2019. In part one, we gave a little bit of background information regarding the Canada- France - Hawaii telescope which is the backdrop for the SOLIDWORKS 2019 documentation. Also in part one, we discussed the best of the best en...
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The Best of SOLIDWORKS 2019 (Part 1)

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by: Paul Kutolowski Monday, November 19, 2018
The SOLIDWORKS 2019 backdrop for SOLIDWORKS documentation is focused on the Canada - France - Hawaii Telescope which was built (or started at least) in 1979, long before CAD and recently they decided to update it using SOLIDWORKS to document the entire structure. The lower portion of the Canda-France-Hawaii observa...
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