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SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New – Geometric Tolerance Symbols

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I’m very excited to tell you about this SOLIDWORKS 2022 enhancement. It has to do with a complete overhaul of the SOLIDWORKS Drawing annotation tool for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing If you’re unfamiliar with the GD&T tool in SOLIDWORKS Drawings, here is an image of the tool and the resulting annotation: Here is what the icon for the tool looks like (it hasn’t changed) Here is what the tool looks like in SOLIDWORKS 2021 and prior. If you build the […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New – Plastics Materials Database

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What would an annual release of SOLIDWORKS Plastics be without changes to the material database?  I think the best word would be unexpected.  Resin suppliers create new and improved grades of plastic resins for Designers and Engineers to use for manufacturing amazing products every year.  As such, the SOLIDWORKS Plastics material database needs to be updated often with what is and is not available for commercial injection molding use.  With SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2022, the material data we utilize for our […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New – Draft Across Parting Lines

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I’m very excited to tell you about this SOLIDWORKS 2022 enhancement. It has to do with the ability to add draft across parting lines. SOLIDWORKS provides multiple methods for adding draft and there are several uses for adding draft to solids. I’m going to show you some of the advantages of this new enhancement to the Draft feature. To show off this new feature we need to review some of the methods for adding draft to solids. Method 1. Adding […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New – Redo Button Supports More Features for Parts

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Many of our users know one of the most sought-after enhancements was the “Redo” button to accompany the “Undo” button. That button came out in 2021, and in SOLIDWORKS 2022 extended the support to more commands and actions. Extended to these features: Hole Wizard Simple Hole Linear Pattern Commands and Action: Instant 2D Reorder Features Rollback To help understand what “Redo” can help with, it is also a good idea to understand what SOLIDWORKS “Undo” cannot or is limited to. […]

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