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Surfacing With Style

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by Charles Culp, SWtuts.com        Surfacing with Style is a discussion of the best techniques for creating sketch profiles in SOLIDWORKS, and when to use each tool; with  emphasis on the Style Spline sketch tool, and why it can be a superior tool for generating elegant curves. You can download the presentation here, and when the video is ava [...]

SolidWorks 2014 – Replace Sketc...

SolidWorks 2014 – Replace Sketch Entities
by Alin Vargatu, Javelin Technologies Alin provides a great introduction to the new Replace Sketch Entities tool in SolidWorks 2014. This update makes working with complex model much easier, as design intent is kept when making significant changes to sketches. Read the full article and watch the video below. http://www.javelin-tech.com/blog/ [...]

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.

SolidWorks 2014 – Style Spline

SolidWorks 2014 – Style Spline
by Charles Culp, SWtuts.com An introduction to Style Spline, a new feature in SolidWorks 2014. The style spline uses Bezier curves, while the existing spline tool uses b-spline curves. This allows for easier control of the shape and always creates smooth curves. These splines are mathematically more simple, so a complex tool is inherently les [...]

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 [...]

Surface Continuity

Surface Continuity
by Mark Biasotti, DS SolidWorks Corp. #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 wp [...]

Curves from Beginning to End

Curves from Beginning to End
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- [...]

Working With Splines

Working With Splines
by Mark Biasotti, DS SolidWorks Corp #gallery-5 { margin: auto; } #gallery-5 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-5 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-5 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp- [...]

Introduction to Boundary, Freeform, a...

Introduction to Boundary, Freeform, and Fill
by Mark Biasotti, DS SolidWorks Corp #gallery-6 { margin: auto; } #gallery-6 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-6 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-6 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp- [...]