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Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018: Mirror 3D Geometry and Mirror Planes in Sketches

February 21, 2018

 

Designers and engineers already love sketching in SOLIDWORKS because its the foundation for most 3D models. But what if they could take these sketch tools and make their design cycle more efficient? Now, they can.

With new advancements in SOLIDWORKS 2018, users can save loads of time by mirroring 3D geometry and planes in sketches. Here’s how:

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Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018: Inspection Reports from Parts and Assemblies

February 19, 2018

Model Based Definition (MBD) is becoming more and more prevalent in today's designs.  Through SOLIDWORKS MBD and the DimXpert tool, we can add our dimension and tolerance data directly to the 3D model, helping to eliminate the need for 2D drawings, while more effectively communicating our designs. Keep reading to learn how SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 now allows us to utilize this information to create first article inspection reports right from the 3D model.  

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Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018: Stereoscopic VR Rendering in Visualize

February 14, 2018

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is famous for its ability to give designers a photo-realistic view at their design animation before ever being finalized and manufactured. And while it is already hugely beneficial to the design community, SOLIDWORKS 2018 out-did itself with the latest update to Stereoscopic Virtual Reality (VR) Rendering.

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Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018: Tab and Slot Feature for Sheet Metal and Weldments

February 12, 2018

Creating fixtures for sheet metal and weldment assemblies can be a costly and time-consuming process. Care must be taken to ensure the parts align correctly and that the final product is built as designed. Fortunately, SOLIDWORKS 2018 provides users with new functionality that will make this process easier than ever. Read why the Tabs and Slot feature is among our favorites in the recent SOLIDWORKS upgrade.

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New Blog Series: Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018

January 31, 2018

The release of SOLIDWORKS 2018 provides many enhancements and improvements, most  of which were created in response to requests from customers like yourself. These enhancements deliver improvements to existing products as well as introduce new functionality.