SOLIDWORKS CAM Matrix

SOLIDWORKS CAM is another manufacturing staple of SOLIDWORKS Value Added Products, rebranded CAMWORKS a Gold-level solution partner since 1997 is the next step in completing the CONCEPT TO MANUFACTURING process. CAMWORKS built from ground up on WINDOWS using the same kernel as SOLIDWORKS, industry leader since 1980. SOLIDWORKS CAM leverages the rich content in the 3D CAD model to speed up product development and reduce error prone, time consuming, repetitive manual steps in the current development process, like programming CNC machines. SOLIDWORKS Cam software comes in 2 packages Standard and Professional, below is a […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2018: 3DQUICKPRESS VERSION 6.2.5 HOTFIX

3DQUICKPRESS VERSION 6.2.5 Hotfix With the new 3DQuickPress V6 6.2.3 thru V6 6.2.5 HotFix, this release is design to run inside of SOLIDWORKS 2018. This Installation will require a UI registry refresh to active the new Toolbar update. See the installation process to update the Toolbars here. https://www.cati.com/blog/2014/12/3dquickpress-v6-whats-new-installation-procedures/ This Hotfix is also Windows 10 supported. Hotfix will update 3DQuickPress Installation 6.2.0 to 6.2.5 or if you are beyond 6.2.0 then just run Hotfix by applying this patch. 3DQuickPress is always working on improving the user experience, […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Installation Guide Part 8 – CAM

Another release has been delivered with a new SOLIDWORKS Value Added Product called SOLIDWORKS CAM. SOLIDWORKS CAM installation can be broken down into 2 sections (CAM Standard, CAM Standard TBM) and (CAM Professional). CAM Standard – CAM Standard TBM The installation process is fairly simple with CAM, just run the 2018 SOLIDWORKS installation process CAM will be automatically loaded without searching for check marks to add into the software download.   After the installation is complete, open SOLIDWORKS and right […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Highlights – CAM

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Highlights – SOLIDWORKS CAM Another release has been delivered with a new SOLIDWORKS Value Added Product called SOLIDWORKS CAM. SOLIDWORKS users has been asking questions about how the new Value added product fits their company needs. Below are some of those questions/answers. CAM Post SolidWorks Cam does include some post, however the user will need to check processes to ensure they fit your company needs. You can find the Post that are included from the Command Manager under […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New – SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Three Bend Corner Relief – #SW2018

SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New – SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Three Bend Corner Relief – #SW2018 SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal 2018 includes two enhancements to Three Corner Bend Relief, adding solutions for the corner flange challenges Sheet Metal designers run into. Corner Relief Display SOLIDWORKS 2018 enhancement to the 3 Corner Relief can now display a relief in the folded state when the radius is smaller than the default, whereas 2017 was limited to display only reliefs larger than cutout required to unfold […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New – SOLIDWORKS CAM – #SW2018

SOLIDWORKS CAM is another manufacturing staple of SOLIDWORKS Value Added Products, rebranded CAMWORKS a Gold-level solution partner since 1997 is the next step in completing the CONCEPT TO MANUFACTURING process. CAMWORKS built from ground up on WINDOWS using the same kernel as SOLIDWORKS, industry leader since 1980. SOLIDWORKS Cam Standard Included with any SOLIDWORKS license that has a subscription service maintained, *2-1/2 axis, *Parts Only and *Tolerance Based Machining. SOLIDWORKS Cam Professional Is a purchased product, includes everything from SOLIDWORKS CAM […]

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SOLIDWORKS: How to Use 3DQuickTools – Sketch Tools

How to Use 3DQuickTools – Sketch Tools – 3 3DQPRESS and 3DQUICKSTRIP has always been the leading edge for customers looking to enhance SOLIDWORKS for Strip layout, Die, and Fixture design. In this Blog I am introducing some unknown feature called Sketch Tools. I will be explaining how to use Offset Face Boundary sketch function works, but as you can see, there are several sketch tools functions that the user can use to complete the task faster.   After creating a model as an example, start a sketch on […]

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SOLIDWORKS: Crashes – Windows 7 Users MicrOSOFT KB3186497

SOLIDWORKS Crashes   In Mid-June we started to see multiple SOLIDWORKS crashes on machines with Windows 7 that updated Microsoft Security Patch KB3186497 – Offline Installer .NET 4.7, we have tested SOLIDWORKS 2015, 2016 and 2017.   SOLIDWORKS has created a SPR#1032308 as shown below:     The .NET Framework can be hosted by unmanaged components that load the common language runtime into their processes and initiate the execution of managed code, thereby creating a software environment that can exploit […]

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SOLIDWORKS: 3DQUICKPRESS VERSION 6.2.2 HOTFIX

3DQUICKPRESS VERSION 6.2.2 Hotfix   With the new 3DQuickPress V6 6.2.1 and V6 6.2.2 HotFix, this release is design to run inside of SOLIDWORKS 2017.   This Installation will require a UI registry refresh to active the new Toolbar update. See the installation process to update the UI registry. This Hotfix is also Windows 10 supported. This Hotfix will only update 3DQuickPress version 6.2.0 to 6.2.2 by applying this patch.   3DQuickPress is always working on improving the user experience, with the new online seat registration […]

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SOLIDWORKS: 3DQuickPress Version 6.2.0 Installation

3DQuickPress Version 6.2.0 Installation This post was republished to CATI Tech Notes at 1:46:31 PM 4/5/2017 With the new 3DQuickPress V6 6.2.0 Installation, this release is design to run inside of SOLIDWORKS 2017. This Installation will require a UI registry refresh to active the new Toolbar update. See the installation process to update the UI registry. This Hotfix is also Windows 10 supported. System 3DQuickPress is always working on improving the user experience, with the new online seat registration to V6 the […]

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