SOLIDWORKS: Fix-A-Fillet

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Fix-A-Fillet with SOLIDWORKS     If you are creating models with smooth surfaces and elegant rounded edges in SOLIDWORKS, you will have trouble creating fillets where sharp edges merge into smoother surfaces.     For example, we have this part here:           We need to place a .25 inch fillet, which blends smoothly into the adjacent surfaces.     If we use the symmetric fillet with a curvature continuous profile, in the preview I see this: […]

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SOLIDWORKS: Create Solids Quicker Than Ever

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One of the many enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016 is a new way to convert surfaces to solids even quicker than before.  Previously, once multiple surfaces were trimmed together, a “Thicken” command was required to convert the remaining surface to a solid.  That second step has been eliminated. We start with a complete group of surfaces. Once they have been created, the "Trim Surfaces" command should be used.  See the previous blog "SOLIDWORKS 2016 What's New – Dynamic Preview for Intersect […]

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