DASI Solutions Blog

YOUR SOURCE FOR SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD ENGINEERING SOFTWARE

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Hole Wizard – Specifying Tolerances

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is whatsnew2019header.jpg

Written by: Mark Downey, Application Engineer

An enhancement to the Hole Wizard In SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to specify different tolerances for each aspect of the hole wizard feature in the Hole Wizard property manager.  Previously, this had to be done manually in the drawing.

Continue reading

Webinar: Integrate SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics and SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

Written by Michael Nolte, Application Engineer

Learn the 4 methods that can be used to bridge the gap that is blocking communication between departments by connecting SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics with SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.

Continue reading

Pontiac Tech Town Walking Tour

Written by: Erica Nowak, Digital Communications Specialist

DASI Solutions was lucky to host over 40 Oakland County educators and students for a Pontiac walking tour. The event showcased local tech businesses in an effort to further communication between education and local industry.  Continue reading

Importing Black Magic

Importing Black Magic

Written by: Ryan Cole

Years ago, this is how importing of 3D geometry was once described to me: “black magic”. It was an understandable sentiment as well!  Back then, a file was received and it was going to be a gamble whether opening it would be a five minute job or a five day job, fraught with frustration, anger and sadness. Today, we have tools to help ease this pain.  The real question now becomes: When and how should I use these tools? Here is a short guide on some of your options.

Continue reading

How To: Make a Component Phantom and Exclude from a Bill of Materials (BOM)

SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip

Written by: Mark Downey, Application Engineer

On some occasions, it is necessary to exclude components in an assembly from the Bill of Materials (BOM). In those cases, it may still be desirable to have that excluded item appear as phantom in the drawing for reference purposes. Continue reading