Tag Archives: assemblies

The Millennium Falcon of Large Assembly Techniques

Written by: Ryan Cole, Application Engineer Recently, Dave Kramer wrote a great article on handling large assemblies. If you haven’t seen the article, you should really check it out! I wanted to dovetail in on what he wrote about with … Continue reading

THE DOCTOR WILL SEE YOU NOW: Strategies to Minimize Large Assembly Wait Time

Written by: Dave Kramer, Application Engineer Waiting for a large assembly to open or re-build is like waiting for a dentist, you know on the other side of the wait is more pain. These models are painful to deal with … Continue reading

Using Virtual Components with Imported Assemblies

Through my training and usage of SolidWorks I have come to find that the virtual component with assembly functionality is little used. Part of this may come from not understanding how it can help in everyday usage of SolidWorks. Here … Continue reading

Demystifying the Color Settings in SolidWorks Parts and Assemblies

Applying colors to parts and assemblies in SolidWorks is not a difficult task, but one must be aware of the many levels at which color can be applied as well as what feature colors ‘overrule’ one another. Colors can be … Continue reading