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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 [...]

Power Surfacing Add-in

Power Surfacing Add-in
by Mark Biasotti Power Surfacing from nPower Software, IntegrityWare, Inc. is a tool for native sub-d modeling in SolidWorks. Mark gives an overview of the tool and how to use it to generate curvature continuous parts natively in SolidWorks.   Viewing this content requires Silverlight. You can download Silverlight from http://www.micr [...]

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 [...]

Surfacing Walk-thru

Surfacing Walk-thru
by Charles Culp, SWtuts.com Charles builds two simple surface models. These two models are meant to show many different surface modeling features. The presentation covers when to use each, and why certain features are better at making specific shapes. The presentation with attached files is available for download, but if you haven’t se [...]

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 [...]

Surfacing Tricks for Solid Modelers

Surfacing Tricks for Solid Modelers
by Jordan Tadic, www.3DVision.com This presentation is and introduction to surface modeling for experienced solid modelers. It includes a handful of useful tips and tricks that you can use on a regular basis in your existing solid modeling workflows.  You’ll be introduced to all of the colored-in commands highlighted in the image below: [...]

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 [...]

tsElements for SolidWorks, Modo Workf...

tsElements for SolidWorks, Modo Workflow
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- [...]

tsElements for SolidWorks – Joy...

tsElements for SolidWorks – Joystick Demo
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- [...]