New Assembly Productivity Tools in SOLIDWORKS 2021

New productivity tools for assemblies in SOLIDWORKS® 2021 give you better control over your assembly designs. You will find more streamlined tools to help you assemble, pattern, and analyze your assemblies. This blog will highlight just a few of the assembly enhancements in this new release. For a complete list,…Read More

The Panda Has Landed — Introducing the All-New MindMeister (Beta)

With its 14th birthday fast approaching, we felt the time had come for us to give a very special present to MindMeister — an extensive upgrade with a brand-new look. Introducing: Project Panda! Sneak a peek at what’s new and find out how you can take part in the public…Read More

What’s New in 2021: SOLIDWORKS Desktop Data Management

The many enhancements of the 2021 release of SOLIDWORKS desktop data management products make it even easier to manage your data while freeing up more time to design great products. This includes SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, and SOLIDWORKS Manage. Here are some of my favorite upgrades to the…Read More

SLUGME 5 – The SOLIDWORKS Largest User Group Meeting Ever

Whether you attend an in-person SWUGN meeting or a virtual one, you can expect to learn valuable tips and tricks about SOLIDWORKS and network with other users. Author informationRead More

Top 10 SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021 Enhancements

Dassault Systèmes has launched SOLIDWORKS® 2021, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and manufacturing applications. The SOLIDWORKS Design portfolio contains both mechanical and electrical products.  SOLIDWORKS Electrical products include Schematic and Electrical 3D products, which together enable an integrated electrical and mechanical design environment within SOLIDWORKS. Do…Read More

Create Production-Ready Sheet Metal Designs with Powerful Browser-based Solution

Have you ever considered how many types of products contain sheet metal components? It is a vital component of electronics, computers, furniture, appliances, and more. Parts are designed in 3D but are typically produced or manufactured from a flat sheet. Therefore, the tie between 2D and 3D is critical to…Read More

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021

We are excited to share with you some of the many exciting enhancements being delivered in SOLIDWORKS 2021 that will increase your productivity and help you not just get to market faster, but smarter. We can’t cover all the new features and enhancements in one blog, but here are a…Read More

Intro to Metal Forming Simulation with an Explicit Solver

The 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS® Simulation portfolio includes the ability to simulate the metal-forming process. The products can be leveraged on SOLIDWORKS® models when connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Forming processes may include stamping, punch stretching, forging, drawing, and more. Truth be told, simulating forming processes can be a difficult task. Usually…Read More

Why Your Perfect Product is Failing?

Even if a product design hits the ideal balance of form and function, wows everyone regarding usability, and utilizes a design process that is second to none, leveraging the top technologies in the world, if no one buys it, it is a complete waste of time. It’s a risk all…Read More

Horsepower in the Cloud

Some engineers reasonably argue that browser-based CAD systems (on the cloud) cannot compete against desktop systems. But is that actually true? Traditional desktop CAD systems typically require serious CPU and GPU. Installs are large and upgrades are non-trivial. Browser-based CAD systems have been on the rise, especially for small project…Read More