SOLIDWORKS Model Property Tools – Part1 – Measure

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This month, we are going to take a deep dive into the SOLIDWORKS Model Property tools. These tools are part of the standard SOLIDWORKS tools, most of which can be found on the Evaluate toolbar. The 4 main tools that we want to focus on in this series are: Measure, Mass Properties, Section Properties, and Check. When we refer to the model properties, we are not referring to the Custom Properties of a file. We are looking at some of […]

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Why is it not possible to scale certain parts

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Some typical reasons a part cannot be successfully scaled.  #1. The part contains a rebuild error. Ctrl+Q the part with 'Verification on rebuild' enabled. If a feature failure is presented, this could well be the cause of the scale failure.    #2. The part fails a geometry check. If the part can be regenerated with 'Verification on rebuild' enabled and no failures are presented, Goto a Tools > Check dialog. This will show you any geometric faults, ( bad geometry). If […]

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