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SOLIDWORKS helping the environment: Entocycle
One of our Entrepreneur Scheme’s customers, Entocycle, presented recently at SOLIDWORKS 2019 Launch Event an overview of their use of SOLIWORKS and discussed how both, the software and the customer support they receive from us, enable their business ...
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Gilo Industries Group - SOLIDWORKS Competition
Calling all engineers! Use your design skills to create a case in SOLIDWORKS for the revolutionary new Mako Slingshot jetboard and you could win a jet-powered surfboard of your very own.
SWUGN - The SOLIDWORKS User Group Network
The annual SWUG (SOLIDWORKS USER GROUP) events are here! Find out more & register here for your place to join the fun!
Americas Cup
The Americas Cup is the oldest international sporting trophy and the latest stage in the Louis Vuitton Americas Cup World Series is coming back to the UK and Portsmouth this weekend (24th to 26th July 2016).
Solid Solutions – Supporting Wavepower
Solid Solutions – supporting Wavepower’s journey to create the world’s first commercially viable wave energy convertor.
An Engineer's Christmas Wish list
With Christmas just around the corner and the high-street filled with frantic shoppers, we have rounded up a few last-minute gift ideas for Engineers!
Why will SOLIDWORKS not launch after I have applie
A problem has been identified with Windows Update KB3097877. After installing this update SOLIDWORKS can fail to launch.
Creating the very best future engineers
Some of Northern Ireland’s most promising future engineers gathered in Newry this week to take part in a specially-arranged training session to learn about 3D computer-aided design (CAD) using the state-of-the art SOLIDWORKS software package.
From the big screen to SOLIDWORKS
The SOLIDSOLUTIONS team had recently been tasked with the job of converting the animation files from the big screen to useable 3d data that can be used for 3d printing, creating tooling and various other things. This is where SOLIDWORKS and Scan to 3...
SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2015 - Search Field Enhancme
A quick look at the search enhancement in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics 2015
Looking inside - a SOLIDWORKS Composer tip
Discover a little known tip to help you clearly show internal components of an assembly through the outer level components using SOLIDWORKS Composer...
Materials Boot Camp for Simulation Users
This blog has 6 very useful links to You Tube videos for anyone wanting to know the basics of material science and, in particular, any SOLIDWORKS users who want a refresher before attending a Simulation training course.
Animations - A few recommendations when saving as
Animations:        Save As .avi recommended settingsI've had a number of calls on the support desk asking for help when saving their animations out as .avi files.  The comments range from the animation appe....
Derivative Design using Save As
Training at SolidSolutions also offers the attendees a chance to ask the instructor other questions about the software not related to actual course, we call this the SolidSolutions Surgery…Pre or Post course time is allocated to all kinds of q...
Training Tip - Zoom to Selection
Zoom to Selection Time for little tip I showed in an Advanced Assembly training course last week that attendee’s seem to like; the little know ‘Zoom to Selection’ toolIt’s a great way to target your view in the graphical ....
We’re well into January now and if you haven’t decided on a new year’s resolution why not get SOLIDWORKS certified. Certifications are a great way to show off your skills whilst also helping you explore parts of the software you don....
Can you ride a motorbike on water? You can with So
Hydroplaning, the act of riding a non-buoyant craft across water, requires complex physics, thrust and lift in order to keep the bike skimming the water’s surface; thanks to their amphibious vehicle expertise marine engineers, Graham Davis and ....
Using Delete Face as a cutting tool
Using Delete Face as a cutting toolToday’s little tip is the use of the “Delete Face” as a cutting tool, to save you the time and effort sketching and creating features to remove the model geometryLet me explain below:As you can see....
Hi I have just fixed a long-standing problem for a customer using the Knowledge Base. The customer was not aware that he could have fixed the problem himself - if he just searched it via his Customer Portal. The Knowledge Base is a fabulous....
Essentials TipsDuring training this week’s SOLIDWORKS essentials, I was reminded of a little tip that has been removed from the course itself over the years but one that I always like to show….SOLIDWORKS gives the user the ability to use....
Opening Files from your 2D Drawing
During training this week I came across something that a number of my students were unaware of…it’s often these little things that can speed up your day to day work within SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS gives the user the ability to open par....
Hi, Another SOLIDWORKS Essentials course completed this week, great to meet our new customers and some new faces from existing customers. Everyone progressed extremely well and found the training and extra SSM Surgery support extremely usef....
A fantastic day out for our Application Engineers, yesterday sixteen Solid Solutions staff attended the SOLIDWORKS 2014 Technical Launch, we had the chance to have a look at the new features and tools from the new 2014 SOLIDWORKS Product Range O....
Brompton Bikes a long time customer of Solid Solutions and SOLIDWORKS have featured on the BBC website.Will Butler-Adams, Bromton Bikes Managing Director explains how being considered stupid as a student helped drive his determination to be susseful ....