Recent Blog Posts

New solver in SOLIDWORKS 2015 is over 40% quicker!
Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 9:59am

The new “Intel Direct Sparse” solver was an enhancement that didn’t receive much attention at the 2015 launch event this year, but running some in-house tests has shown this new solver is over 40% faster than the standard Direct Sparse.

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How to Manage SOLIDWORKS Files in EPDM
Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 4:13pm

This session will provide an overview of how EPDM captures and manages the relationships in SOLIDWORKS files and how the EPDM ‘Task Pane’ can be used within SOLIDWORKS to collaborate / review and manage the lifecycle of your models and drawings.

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 What’s New in Enterprise PDM 2015
Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 2:30pm

EPDM2015 is another feature rich release offering enhancements that deliver "Better Data Manipulation & Visualisation" an "Improved User Experience" and improved "System Performance". I have chosen my top 5 to explore in a little more detail.

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End Point References
Thursday February 19, 2015 at 11:50am

In SOLIDWORKS 2014 to make a line and an arc tangential, you had to select both sketch entities. Now in 2015 you can simply select the common vertex and the same sketch relations are presented. This is true of any sketch geometry that shares a common vertex.

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Up To Reference
Thursday February 19, 2015 at 10:17am

“Up to Reference” is a new option in the linear pattern feature that allows you to create intelligent patterns. The “Up to Reference” option allows you to select an edge, vertex or face as a reference to control how many instances will be created at a fixed spacing. An offset from that reference is also available to maintain proper spacing from the end reference. If the location of the reference is moved, the number of instances is recalculated.

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Managing File References for Advanced Users
Wednesday February 18, 2015 at 4:33pm

For more established SOLIDWORKS users, this webcast discusses how to adopt a robust file managing system with Windows explorer and show you how to reuse data already produced for more efficient creation of project variations. We will also briefly discuss further data management solutions above and beyond Windows Explorer.

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Managing File References for Beginners
Wednesday February 18, 2015 at 1:56pm

Every file produced in SOLIDWORKS is very valuable to your business – mismanaging files can therefore become a real headache. This webcast is for beginners and new adopters of SOLIDWORKS we will discuss the file referencing scheme that SOLIDWORKS uses and allow you to understand how files inter relate. You will be shown the huge benefits this gives, but also the problem that can occur if managed incorrectly.

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SOLIDWORKS World 2015- Great Success for Solid Sol
Tuesday February 17, 2015 at 11:18am

A group of a dozen of our sales and technical team have just arrived back from Phoenix, AZ from the annual SOLIDWORKS World conference. Over 6,000 avid SOLIDWORKS users and resellers congregated on the Phoenix Convention Centre to attend technical and commercial breakout sessions as well as customer stories, guest speakers and a sneak peek of what is to come in SOLIDWORKS 2016. Day 1 unveiled the soon to be released SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design application, the second offering on the Dassa....

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SOLIDWORKS User Group Network - North West
Monday February 16, 2015 at 2:19pm

Following a week over in Phoenix, AZ, for SOLIDWORKS World 2015, it is clear that the SOLIDWORKS User Community is very strong and one of the many reasons SOLIDWORKS is the number one CAD choice around the world. Whilst User Groups are hugely popular and established in the USA, in the UK they still haven't achieved that level of popularity. However of late we have seen the introduction of the SOLIDWORKS User Group Network- North West (SWUGN-NW) setup by Adam Green, an avid SOLIDWORKS user and CS....

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A Definitive Guide to SOLIDWORKS Cut Lists
Wednesday February 11, 2015 at 5:11pm

SOLIDWORKS automatically creates and updates your Weldment Cut List accelerating your design process, saving time and increasing productivity. Watch this Webcast to discover how customized Cut Lists templates can be used for more than just the traditional Weldment model and efficiently extract the key properties required for specific downstream purchasing or manufacturing operations.

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