Geometric Tolerance

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 2019 What’s New – ISO Tolerance – Modifying Symbols – #SW2019

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Welcome back to our SOLIDWORKS 2019 What’s New Blog series. Today I will be introducing an enhancement that will help significantly with the documentation of your designs by improving the communication of your drawing tolerances. When you need to manufacture high precision parts, detailed tolerances are critical to ensure that the highest degree of accuracy is achieved. Therefore, SOLIDWORKS 2019 has added the ability to place ISO Tolerance modifying symbols and other text directly onto dimensions and tolerances. Let’s look […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New – New Geometric Tolerance Options – #SW2018

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New – New Geometric Tolerance Options – #SW2018 As ASME standards change and new Geometric Tolerancing (GD&T) options are created, SOLIDWORKS will always keep up with these changes. Accordingly, per ASME Y14.8 requirements, we have two new GD&T options. All Over This Side This is to apply a requirement to all features all over one side of a parting line. All Around This Side This is to apply a requirement to all features all around one side […]

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