What’s New 2017: SOLIDWORKS Electrical | Super Parts – #SW2017

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Super Parts With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2017, several enhancements of the software have been created. This includes the development of new features in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017. Of the many new features, one of these enhancements is the introduction of super parts. Often times when developing in SOLIDWORKS Electrical, we come across manufactured parts that require several auxiliary parts. This means during our design, we need to add these extra parts to our components to ensure that they […]

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Simulation Results Overlay! Sweet Looking, Great Feedback.

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Every year SOLIDWORKS releases a What’s New list jam packed with enhancements based on customer requests.  One of the coolest and useful enhancements for SOLIDWORKS Simulation is the Simulation Results Overlay.  Located under the title “Display Simulation Results in SOLIDWORKS Graphics Area” in the What’s New PDF.  SOLIDWORKS only gives us 4 sentences on this enhancements but I thought it deserved several more than that. So what is the Simulation Overlay and why is it such a good enhancement?  The overlay […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 What’s New: SOLIDWORKS PCB – #SW2017

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SOLIDWORKS PCB   In SOLIDWORKS 2017 there are several new features and products entering into the SOLIDWORKS product environment. With electro-mechanical design, we often see a disconnect between electrical and mechanical designers. To bridge this gap, we have added innovative tools to unify design under the SOLIDWOKS umbrella. With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2016 SP3.0, we are proud to introduce a new product for the design of printed circuit boards called SOLIDWORKS PCB.     SOLIDWORKS PCB was added into […]

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CATI Design Innovation Summit – SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch

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The CATI and MCAD teams will host our annual Design Innovation Summit this October and November. We have listened to your feedback from previous events, chose better equipped venues, and reworked the content to show you more of What’s NEW in SOLIDWORKS 2017. Each session will be a deep dive into the NEW functionality as well as step by step instruction on how to use it. With content created by our Application Engineers, you will leave this year’s Design Innovation […]

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What’s (hopefully) New In SOLIDWORKS 2017

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Here is a compilation of a bunch of what’s (hopefully) New in SOLIDWORKS 2017 that was shown at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas a couple weeks ago. Some of it makes sense just reading it and some of it you had to see. I also say “hopefully” because there of course is the chance that ANY of these could get dropped from the software between now and when SOLIDWORKS 2017 gets released in October. Some of these are really great, […]

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