3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing and Subtractive Manufacturing: What’s the Difference?

This year at SOLIDWORKS World we don’t just have over 200 break-out sessions for you to gain additional insight into design automation, electrical design, simulation or PDM. This year for the first time, we are offering four specially tailored Learning Paths, each with a mini-general session to kick things off, followed by six certified sessions […]


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SOLIDWORKS 2017: 3D Printing as Easy as 2D Printing

SOLIDWORKS 2017 takes another step towards making 3D printing as easy as 2D printing. Quite a bold statement, and to be honest, it will never be quite that straight forward; after all, there is a whole extra dimension to it. In the File drop down menu, underneath Print (for 2D prints), you will see Print3D, […]


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SOLIDWORKS Role in 3D Printing: How “a RELENTLESS Focus on User Experience” Drives an Industry

Like many in industry, I find myself quite reflective as 2016 begins. Perhaps this is due to wrapping up my first year leading Product Introduction at SOLIDWORKS and planning the year ahead or maybe because this year marks my the 25-year anniversary of my college graduation. There is, however, one more thing that wraps it […]



New Partner Integration Makes Customized 3D Printing Inside of SOLIDWORKS Easy

The impact of additive manufacturing in the manufacturing industry has been significant and is only poised to grow in both usage and downstream impact. Manufacturers in a wide variety of industries are actively piloting and implementing 3D printing today. Prototyping continues to dominate the reasons why enterprises pursue 3D printing, but the opportunity to improve […]


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SOLIDWORKS 2015 and 3D printing: a winning combination

SOLIDWORKS 2015 (coming later this year) makes it easy to print 3D models directly by taking advantage of the new Windows 8.1 3D driver. This makes it easy to visualize your designs in real life, without cutting steel or calling a fabrication shop. Just design it in SOLIDWORKS and press ‘3D Print,” make a few […]


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