Ladies and Gentlemen Start Your Mechs

Over a decade ago, longtime SOLIDWORKS user Jonathan Tippett had an idea for a new union between man and machine; a human experience that would combine a driver’s skill with a machine’s superior power. That idea was mech racing and Prosthesis is his idea realized. Photo Courtesy of Jonathan Tippet Standing at a height of […]


Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

I’m sure many of you have a tried and tested way of putting a new purchase or product through its paces. Maybe it’s that run to breaking your new running shoes, riding up that hill to see how light and responsive your new bike is, or by doing “keepie uppies” to judge the ‘touch’ of […]


Plantscrapers and Robotic Bees: Is This the Future of Food?

You didn’t think you’d be eating cheese sandwiches and steak forever did you? Population pressures mean the menu of the future may look very different – and new technologies are helping food scientists get creative. It’s impossible to predict the future. But sometimes it’s important to try. The global population is careening towards 8 billion. […]


Experience What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018

Whether you need to test for structural integrity, fluid dynamics, or plastics manufacturability, the SOLIDWORKS Simulation suite provides an easy-to-use portfolio of analysis tools for predicting a product’s real-world physical behavior by virtually testing your CAD models. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 delivers actionable results for both the professional designer and engineers as well as for the […]


Introducing the Coffee and CAM Video Series

I don’t know about you, but I often find myself going to the internet for everything these days.  Want to see a new recipe?  Go to the web.  Need to know where the new dry cleaner is?  Go to the internet.  What is the correct firing order for a small block Ford engine?  Go to […]



SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – April 2018

Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. SOLIDWORKS 2020 will be the final release of SOLIDWORKS Supported on Windows 7 As Microsoft has announced the end of life plan for Windows 7 Support, SOLIDWORKS 2020 will be the final planned release […]


Finding New Ways to Leverage Data Throughout the Enterprise

There’s a common thread among many of the big tech trends today. Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) are all powered by one thing: data. Better access and analysis of data enables people and organizations to be nimble and make better decisions faster. It’s pretty simple. Unfortunately what’s not […]


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The 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace – The Amazon of Manufacturing

Ask any engineer or designer about creating the next new thing, engineering it, and prototyping it, and they will tell you countless stories of trial and error before they succeeded making their ideas a reality. In the past decade,  the internet has become an integral part of the design process and when it comes to […]


Introducing the New Artificial Intelligence Denoiser

What if I told you by clicking a button in SOLIDWORKS Visualize, you could instantly render 10x faster? Would your world change? What you would do with all that extra time given back to your life? Would you actually believe me?!? Well I’m proud to say this is not a dream and very much a […]



How to Create a Custom Weldment Profile in SOLIDWORKS

Within SOLIDWORKS you have the ability to create your own custom weldment profiles, which can then be used to create structural members and later a cut list. This video shows how to create the library feature part, where to store it and how to then use it to create your model. Additional weldment profiles are […]


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