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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 … Continue reading

Restrain Your Models Before Restraining Yourself: Soft Springs and Inertial Relief

Written by Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer Have you ever leaned back on the backrest of your chair, and then realize that you didn’t have a backrest?  Though this “simulation” can be comedic for onlookers, if you try to simulate this … Continue reading

How-To: Place Watermark on Electrical Prints

Written by: Cheri Guntzviller-Miesen, Electrical Application Specialist Ever want to put a Watermark on your Electrical prints? How about a rubber stamp for Proprietary, As Built, Final Build to show only when you are ready to release drawings? This can … Continue reading

Fun with PLCs

Created by: Cheri Guntzviller-Miesen, Electrical Application Specialist In this video tech tip, we show how to address your Input/Output in PLCs using SOLIDWORKS Electrical.  

Nonlinear Analysis Troubleshooting 101

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium includes two complex analysis types: Nonlinear and Dynamic. Nonlinear analyses can be the most challenging type of analysis to run. After years of experimenting and running my own nonlinear studies, I’ve … Continue reading