Tag Archives: assemblies

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Bounding Box for Assemblies

Written by: Krystal Petersen, Technical Support Engineer The Bounding Box is a feature within an assembly which contains geometry and is calculated using the same methods as the part level bounding box. While you can have a bounding box in … Continue reading

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Large Design Review

Written by: Joseph Richter, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS 2019 now includes the optional ability to edit assemblies opened in Large Design Review mode, provided it is toggled during open.

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