Tag Archives: mates

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

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Auto-Lock Mate Rotation in Toolbox Components

Written by: Jared Spaniol, Application Engineer When working in assemblies, it’s always a best practice to eliminate mate errors and have all the components fully defined if possible. This prevents parts from moving out of place and maintaining their orientation 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.

Quicker Access to Tools = Quick Productivity Gains

SolidWorks development has never been known to write code and then never look at it again. In SolidWorks 2014, there are dozens of enhancements that simply refine access to existing tools, eliminating countless button picks that translate to real and … Continue reading