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Good-Bye, Inevitable Crashing; Hello, Rock Solid   12 Oct, 2017

A proper CAD workstation provides much-needed support for SOLIDWORKS modeling — and even more so, for photorealistic rendering.More>>

Dassault Systèmes Promotes End-to-End Model-Based Design with SOLIDWORKS 2018 Article
Dassault Systèmes Promotes End-to-End Model-Based Design with SOLIDWORKS 2018    30 Sep, 2017

Latest version of the 3D design and engineering software portfolio keeps the focus on the complete design-to-manufacturing process, and pursues a future of further integration and automation in design.More>>

Create Revit Content from Autodesk Inventor Models Article
Create Revit Content from Autodesk Inventor Models   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Learn how to convert Inventor files into BIM models for Revit, and the improvements made to Inventor 2018 to help users with that process.More>>

Constrain Cable Points in Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness Video
Constrain Cable Points in Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness   31 Jul, 2017

This IMAGINiT Tricks tutorial shows how to control complex routing and create component work points as paths to define and constrain cable points. More>>

Create and Remove OLE Links in Inventor Files Article
Create and Remove OLE Links in Inventor Files   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Inventor has the ability to create object linking and embedding (OLE) links to non-native files such as images, PDFs, and spreadsheets.More>>

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Beefed-Up Computer Is Just the Ticket for Designer of Bus Shelters   25 Jul, 2017

SOLIDWORKS veteran Jonathan Stedman realizes he was sacrificing productivity before moving to a professional CAD workstation. More>>

Will Integrated CAM Yield More Manufacturable SOLIDWORKS Designs? Article
Will Integrated CAM Yield More Manufacturable SOLIDWORKS Designs?   15 Jun, 2017

Sandesh Joshi, a former member of the SOLIDWORKS R&D team, expects the coordination of CAD and CAM in the upcoming 2018 release to have a significant effect on product design.More>>

Sponsored: Designing a Functional Part for Aerospace Video
Sponsored: Designing a Functional Part for Aerospace   8 May, 2017

View this video demonstration to see a sheet metal part from the initial design phase through to manufacturing.More>>

Sponsored: CATIA 3D Master — The Natural Path from 2D to 3D Definition Video
Sponsored: CATIA 3D Master — The Natural Path from 2D to 3D Definition   8 May, 2017

While 2D often remains the master reference for product definition, many don’t realize the problems this causes.More>>

Options in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Video
Options in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016   10 Apr, 2017

This Pluralsight tutorial provides an introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation capabilities with a look at the system and default options available to users.More>>


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