Adding a new Blitz Blow Off Valve (BOV) to an aftermarket turbo system lead to no clearance between the valve and the hood of the vehicle. An adapter was needed to drop the BOV from the high pressure pipe outlet to between the twin cooling fans behind the radiator. The problem statement is as follows: A custom adapter was developed to accommodate hood clearance. Before final fabrication out of aluminum a prototype was “printed” using a Dimension Rapid […]
Dimension has approved Ecoworks for use with P400 in the current Dimension clean station. Now you can have all the benefits of Ecoworks without purchasing a new clean station. Ecoworks is a more environmentally friendly solution to dissolve support material. It no longer requires a hazmat label to ship, no special PPE is required, and most companies will be able to safely dispose of it down the drain. Introduction: Ecoworks cleaning agent is designed to remove support materials from models […]
When placing notes or dimensions on a drawing in SOLIDWORKS 2010, you will notice that SOLIDWORKS will try to align the note or dimension being placed with already placed dimensions – via the yellow inference lines: To prevent this, you have 2 options. The first is to change your System Options and they will never appear again for another drawing. (System Options > Drawings > ‘Disable note/dimension inference’) The second (which I think is preferred) is to hold the ALT […]
I picked up this SOLIDWORKS quick tip yesterday on Twitter: Double click to edit dimension, enter a number at the end of the dim, and it adds it. no “+” sign needed.