3DVision Tech Tip-Center of Mass Tool

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Using the SOLIDWORKS Center of Mass Tool Use the Center of Mass tool to show the global center of mass of your parts and assemblies. Use Insert Model Items to display them in drawings.  The Center of Mass feature will stay at the top of the feature tree and indicates the global center of mass.  If you want to show the Center of Mass at a specific place and time in the feature tree, use the Center of Mass Reference Point (parts only), which […]

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Is Your Team Getting the Most out of SOLIDWORKS?

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Getting a good return on every investment is important and part of a manager’s responsibilities. But how do you as a manager ensure that your team is getting the most out of your investment in SOLIDWORKS? Like many of the tools that we use every day, our efficiency is only as good as the training we have had on that tool. Have you dedicated time, resources, or money toward education? This is not just about attending a SOLIDWORKS training class […]

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3DVision Opens New Columbus Training Facility

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3DVision Technologies is committed to providing local training for our customers. We have been training Central Ohio SOLIDWORKS users out of Columbus for over 13 years now. We are continuing to invest so that we can provide the best training programs, instructors, and facilities so that your training experience is a successful one. Our new Columbus training facility is a spacious room with the latest in HD projection technology to provide a great experience as you learn new ways to […]

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eDrawings for Android Available for Download

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Have you been getting a lot of grief from your iPhone and iPad friends? Are they constantly rubbing it in your face that they have eDrawings on the iPad and you can’t get it on your Android device? Suffer no longer my faithful Android followers. eDrawings for Android is finally available. Put down those Angry Birds and head on over to the Play Store. To read more about it on the SOLIDWORKS Blog, go to eDrawings on the SOLIDWORKS Blog.

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While You’re Out, Pick Up Some Milk and a 3D Printer

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MakerBot (recently acquired by Stratasys) have partnered with Microsoft to sell their MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer and filament refills in Microsoft Stores. Both companies are very excited about the future of 3D printing for consumers and businesses. Microsoft, in their recent release of Windows 8.1, have given developers native Windows API’s to integrate 3D printing right inside the standard Windows Print Dialogue box (see 3D printing API’s in Windows 8.1 for more information). This is definitely a technology […]

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New SOLIDWORKS Composer Youtube Channel

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SOLIDWORKS has recently created a YouTube channel dedicated to SOLIDWORKS Composer. This will be a great place to visit to stay up on the latest features, review techniques being used to create technical documentation, and learn new ways to collaborate with the help of Composer. You can visit the channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/SolidWorksComposer. Or, you can view the introductory video below. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu9dI62dIOU[/youtube]

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Editing Legacy Electrical Data with “SOLIDWORKS Electrical”

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Did you know that SOLIDWORKS Electrical contains a full set of 2D drafting tools for editing electrical drawings? Here are just some of the features that will help you easily maintain your legacy data while also reaping the benefits of creating your new designs faster and better with SOLIDWORKS Electrical. User Interface: The “Drawings” tab has many familiar drafting tools to quickly change or add details to your drawings. All of the obvious ones are there: lines, arcs, rectangles, circles, […]

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SOLIDWORKS Application Engineer Opening

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3DVision Technologies is currently looking to fill an open Application Support Engineer position in Cincinnati, OH or Indianapolis, IN. Description: 3DVision Application Support Engineers are experts in SOLIDWORKS products providing comprehensive technical support, training, and implementation. Primary Responsibilities: Manage technical support issues taken via phone, email, or web portal Conduct training classes Make on-site customer support visits Minimum Required Skills and Experience: Minimum Experience: 2 to 5 years 3D Mechanical Design, Manufacturing, or MCAD industry experience. Education: BS in Mechanical […]

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Job Opening at 3DVision Technologies

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3DVision Technologies is currently looking for skilled SOLIDWORKS users to fill a new Application Support Engineer position in Cincinnati. Application Support Engineer (ASE) Description: 3DVision Application Support Engineers are experts in SOLIDWORKS products providing comprehensive technical support, training, and implementation. Primary Responsibilities: Manage technical support issues taken via phone, email, or web Conduct training classes Make on-site customer visits Minimum Required Skills and Experience: Minimum 2 to 5 years 3D Mechanical Design, Manufacturing, or MCAD industry experience. Minimum 2 to […]

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Will it Rend? (Rendering without PhotoView 360)

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As an Android fanboy, one of my favorite things to do is watch the latest Apple iGadget or iGizmo get puréed on Will it Blend? We won’t be blending anything today, but we do want to ask the question, “Will it Rend?” If you have SOLIDWORKS Professional or Premium, than you have access to a great rendering tool in PhotoView 360. If you haven’t talked your boss into upgrading you to one of these packages you can still get some […]

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