SOLIDWORKS 2016 has been released!


FOCUS ON DESIGN, NOT SOFTWARE Work smarter and get the CAD system out of your way with fewer “picks and clicks”, increased modeling flexibility, a more intuitive interface, and easier access to commands.

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SOLVE COMPLEX PROBLEMS QUICKLY Innovative design simulation makes analysis more efficient to solve complex problems, visualize and verify functionality, and find potential errors before they occur.

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STREAMLINE YOUR PARALLEL DESIGN PROCESS Communicate, collaborate, and work concurrently across teams, disciplines, customers, and vendors with mechatronic design, concurrent design, and streamlined electrical/mechanical design.

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FAST-TRACK YOUR DESIGNS THROUGH MANUFACTURING Create more detailed outputs for manufacturing and shorten product development to manufacture while you save time and reduce errors.

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 includes over 100 new features and enhancements covering the entire range of SOLIDWORKS solutions for 3D design, simulation, technical communication, product data management, and sustainable design to maximize your productivity. Read more about SOLIDWORKS Applications for SOLIDWORKS 2016.


SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solutions enable you and your team to quickly transform new ideas into great products. Its intuitive interface and powerful design capabilities drive smarter, faster product development that powers your company’s success. Easy-to-use yet powerful toolsets, clear communication of design information, virtual prototyping, and quick generation of manufacturing-ready drawings and data give you the distinct advantage in a competitive market. Discover all the advantages of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD.

What is the cost of SOLIDWORKS 2016?
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Price starting at $3,995

Check out the New Features in the previous releases at SOLIDWORKS New Features

UV Ignition Timeout on Stratasys Objet Desktop

One common issue we see quite frequently on the Objet Desktop line is UV Ignition Timeout errors. This can be caused by a number if things ranging from a software glitch to a broken UV bulb. If your machine has a UV error there are two quick things you can do to try to either figure out what is wrong or get you up and running. The first is to simply restart the printer software. like I mentioned software glitches can […]

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SOLIDWORKS: 3D PDF Files For Technical Communication

SOLIDWORKS provides several fantastic solutions for technical communication. You can use SOLIDWORKS Visualize to create high quality photo-realistic images of your product. Another great option is to create interactive product instructions using SOLIDWORKS Composer. SOLIDWORKS Inspection, eDrawings, and even 2D prints are all ways to successfully communicate your design information to others. In this article, we are going to look at a lesser known option, 3D PDF files. We’ll look at how to create the file and also what you […]

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