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SolidWorks 2014 – Conic Feature...

SolidWorks 2014 – Conic Features
by Charles Culp, SWtuts.com SolidWorks 2014 has added Conic Section tools in the sketcher and the fillet tool. Now you can create conic sketch entities that are automatically tangent. The fillet tool now, instead of just doing circular (radius) fillets, will also do conic fillets.

Introduction to Flex

Introduction to Flex
by Mark Biasotti, DS SolidWorks Corp Mark provides a video showing how to use the flex tool. This quick four-minute video covers the basics of flex, specifically with the bend and twist options. Watch the video here: Or download a copy: Introduction to Flex

NHSWUG – 8/4/2011 – Tips ...

NHSWUG – 8/4/2011 – Tips and Tricks
by Mark Biasotti, DS Solidworks Corp. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp [...]

Explaining Splines

Explaining Splines
by Jeremy Singley, Jeremy Singley Industrial Design #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_sho [...]

threads, Threads, THREADS!

threads, Threads, THREADS!
by Ben Eadie, UsingSolidWorks.com Threads can be a pain in the butt. Here are the methods I use to make them happen…

Surfacing for Non-Believers

Surfacing for Non-Believers
by Charles Culp, http://www.swtuts.com #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in w [...]

Everything Curves and Surfaces

Everything Curves and Surfaces
by Mark Biasotti, DS SolidWorks Corp #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-4 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-4 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp- [...]

SolidWorks Tips and Tricks 2011

SolidWorks Tips and Tricks 2011
by Phil Sluder, TriAxial Design and Analysis Experience a fast paced session of tips focusing on how to use SolidWorks 2011 in the real world. These will not be found in the help file, they come from years of learning, teaching, and using it daily in a small dynamic design environment. There will include something for everyone; parts, assemb [...]

What’s Old with SolidWorks 2011

What’s Old with SolidWorks 2011
by Phil Sluder, TriAxial Design and Analysis Presented at: SolidWorks World 2011 I didn’t know you could do that, is that new? When did they put that in SolidWorks? This is a look at existing tools that you may have overlooked, not had time to keep up with, and use as often as you could. With every new release it is hard to keep up with all [...]

Creating Consumer Product Designs

Creating Consumer Product Designs
by Mark Biasotti, DS SolidWorks Corp. Mark has created a three part series on using SolidWorks to create consumer products. His video tutorial is split into three segments. Click on the image for each segment to play: Capturing Design Intent and Creating Curves: Advanced Model Features More Surfacing and Finishing Details: After Watching [...]