DASI Solutions Blog


Setting Yourself Up for the Best Mate

Written by Krystal Petersen, IT Support

What makes for the best mate? Well, that’s all dependent on what is needed. You wouldn’t use a Concentric mate with an arc/circle and a line, would you? No, because that wouldn’t be the best mate. The best way to understand mates is to work with them. You want to use as few mates as possible, while still locking in the part you wish to lock in using a mate.

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Avoiding STEP and IGES File Import Issues

Written by Maurice Cherian, Application Engineer

In SOLIDWORKS 2017 the “3D Interconnect” import option was added to the program. The feature allows for proprietary CAD data to be opened in its native format, keeping a link to the original part or assembly. This gives users the ability to work seamlessly with third-party CAD files inside of SOLIDWORKS. For STEP and IGES files, this setting can cause some unwanted results.

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Hardware Selection with SOLIDWORKS in Mind

Written by Darin J. Grosser, Elite Engineer CSWE

Technology in general, is the fastest, most ever changing sector of our society. Computer hardware leads the pack in its rapid iteration, so it bears note that regardless of how often you may research and purchase new hardware, there should be a level of RE-research into what’s new each and every subsequent time you buy.

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5 SOLIDWORKS Tips You’ve Never Seen Before!

SOLIDWORKS is an ever evolving tool, but tweaks meant to make life easier can often be overlooked when we get stuck in a personalized routine. Get a in-depth walk through of some SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks that could streamline your work flow and save you hours.

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DASI Supports the 2019 FIRST Robotics Championship

DASI was thrilled to staff the SOLIDWORKS experience at the 2019 FIRST Robotics Championship in Detroit.

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