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SOLIDWORKS CAM – Waterjet, Plasma and Laser Cutting

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With SOLIDWORKS CAM, all active subscription users get access to 2.5 axis part machining directly inside of SOLIDWORKS. This includes the ability to customize your SOLIDWORKS CAM to work with your Waterjet, Plasma and Laser Cutters. Some things to consider when using SOLIDWORKS CAM for Waterjet/Plasma/Laser Cutting: Tool Setup Stock Material Machining Features Operation Plans Toolpaths Post Processor Tech Tip: Consider this a quick setup guide and not a replacement for training and/or support. If you need help or get […]

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Routing Quick Tip: Flange directly attached to a Tee

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In SOLIDWORKS Routing have you ever wanted to just have a FLANGE attached/mounted DIRECTLY to a Tee ? It’s EASY !! (if you know how…) Add your TEE as you normally would and you will automatically get a “stub” coming out of the tee, (or two stubs depending on how you dropped the tee), now drag and drop a FLANGE onto the end of the stub. To get rid of the pipe between the two, RIGHT CLICK and choose REMOVE […]

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Al Capone’s manufacturing process

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After looking at how Capone tracked his training documents you have to wonder if even the mob was afraid of ISO?! Come on Geraldo, it is getting cold in here in Al Capone’s server room. (Kept at a cool 50 degrees Fahrenheit for maximum chip performance.)  Go to the SOLIDWORKS models that Capone used to retrofit his famous bullet proof Cadillac. Can you find any? “Can I find any? With Enterprise’s search features, is that a joke Engineering Data Specialist […]

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