Step By Step, Multiple Sequential Loads in SIMULIA for SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium has always been able to apply multiple loads in sequence if the model does not move position. This means cold forming operations generally could not be simulated […]

Tips and Tricks for new SOLIDWORKS users and common mistakes to avoid

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As an Application Engineer with CATI, I teach users year-round how to design in SOLIDWORKS software. During my time in this role, I have seen users run into the same […]

Five Playlists On The CATI YouTube Channel You Need to Check Out!

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The Computer Aided Technology blog is an amazing repository of in-depth, insightful, and inspiring technical content. There’s a wealth of content on nearly any software topic you can think of […]

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D Custom Line Types

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Within SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D, you can add custom lines types that you can apply to wire styles, layers, and Cable Styles to name a few. To create or add line […]

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Custom Library Design Rule Check

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical is a powerful schematic package that is built on a SQL database.  This comes with lots of benefits including real time project collaboration and part organization.  As a […]

Save to 3DEXPERIENCE Bulk Loader

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Overview 3DEXPERIENCE has two ways to load existing SOLIDWORKS data into a cloud tenant. Both methods move only the latest version of files. This means that if you add files […]

Napkin Sketches, Hand Calculations and… SOLIDWORKS Simulation?

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Why do we Designers and Engineers resort to napkin sketches and hand calculations?  Some people would say it is because we are gluttons for punishment!  Other people might recognize that […]

Upload SOLIDWORKS Files to 3DEXPERIENCE – EDAT FTK

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Overview 3DEXPERIENCE has two ways to upload existing SOLIDWORKS files into a cloud tenant. Both solutions do latest version of file only, so you won’t have version history for the […]

Creating Custom Symbols for Drawing Annotations in SOLIDWORKS

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When working in SOLIDWORKS and creating your own symbols for use in Annotations such as Notes, Dimensions and Tables in Drawings, it is important to understand what is controlling these […]

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Making Contact Interactions

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Which contact interaction should I choose? SOLIDWORKS Simulation is fun and easy to use. But there are times when you may find that it can get confusing on what path […]