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Speed Through Laziness

Written by: Ryan Cole, Application Engineer I think laziness gets a bad rap. Sure, it can mean slothful or inactive, but in this case I am talking about how it encourages efficiency! Think about it, they are synonymous: lazy can … Continue reading

Slick Way to Convert 2D DWG Data into a 3D SOLIDWORKS Part File

Written by John MacArthur, Application Engineer So I’ve shown this in a number of my training classes over the years, but I thought it was about time to put it into a blog. There are many ways to convert DWG files … Continue reading

Be Part of the SOLIDWORKS Community!

Written by: Kayla Savale, Marketing Coordinator Are you a creative thinker that has tons of ideas? Do you like the thought of designing and creating those ideas in CAD software, and then watching them come to life? Are you a … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Troubleshooting 101

Written by Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer When trying to simulate complex assemblies with STATIC analysis, things can get tricky. You might encounter various errors when meshing or running the study. Frequently, simplifying the model can help to reduce or eliminate … Continue reading

How Do I Know My Mesh Is Good Enough?

Written by Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer Strictly speaking, there is no rigorous way of knowing for sure that the mesh you have chosen yields a good result, but the following techniques are some of the most popular ways that I … Continue reading