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SOLIDWORKS 2017 What's New Webcast

Event ID: E2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the 25th release of the industry leading 3D CAD software. With SOLIDWORKS 2017, you’ll experience faster design, a more continuous workflow, shorter development times, and more efficient collaboration. New automated functionality makes design go more smoothly with less work, and improved performance creates a more continuous workflow. New productivity features reduce cycle time and speed up product development, while extensive connectivity and collaboration support enables project teams to work from around the world.

Join us for this webcast to see the latest enhancements available in SOLIDWORKS 2017.

  • 200+ enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2017
  • Over 90% of these enhancements were requested directly by customers


New Features Include:

  • Open proprietary 3D CAD data directly into SOLIDWORKS including
  • Creo®, CATIA® V5, SolidEdge®, NX™, and Inventor® and retain associativity
  • to the original file
  • New Asset Publisher, Ground Mates and Magnetic Mates speed equipment layouts
  • New Advanced Hole Wizard creates/reuses customized holes
  • Wrap Feature now for any surface; Offset 3D Curve on surface with multiple faces
  • New “Visualize Boost”: Network rendering made simple for blazing fast render speeds
  • Import animations and motion studies
  • Reference and link to BOM table cell elements in annotations
  • Parametrically mirror drawing views without the model 
  • PCB: Unified design environment between schematic editing, board layout and 3D layout
  • Simulation: Display simulation results in SOLIDWORKS model; arc length control for nonlinear contact
  • Plastics: Part Mass can be used in addition to gate temperature for gate freeze and pressure holding time determination
  • Flow: Parametric Study now allows multi-parameter optimization
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM: Version overwrite; Rollback with references; Improved viewing
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional: Vault Database Replication
  • eDrawings®: Augmented Reality (AR) for the Android™; 3D Views and annotation views for assemblies; Component descriptions; Weld beads; Undo/redo

"One of the best features of taking a class with CATI is the help provided for questions that come after taking the class."

- Walter Bauer

"The course was great & the instructor was great! The course pace and information presented was just right for the class level. "

- Christine Laub

"Exceptional class. I had little to no CAD experience when I started, and I now understand a great deal about SOLIDWORKS."

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Event Schedule


Dates and Time Location
August 16, 2017
9:00am -- 9:45am Central Time
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