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09 Webcast Wednesday Posts

What's New 2019 Webcast Schedule
Every year SOLIDWORKS adds hundreds of enhancements and innovations across their product portfolio, we have prepared a series of webcasts to highlight the best new enhancements.
Consumer Product Design Part 2
Consumer Product Design Part 2Once design changes come through, testing and presenting themodel can help validation of the concept. Using simple simulation tools withinSOLIDWORKS itself, we can imitate loads, fixtures and materials to achieveplenty o....
Consumer Product Design Part 1
Consumer Product Design Part 1The main aim of this webcast is to show how SOLIDWORKS toolscan aid the Product Design Process from initial design through to finalimplementation. Creation of quality concepts has never been easier with themasses of CAD ....
Basics - Weldments
SOLIDWORKS Basics – WeldmentsMany real world designs use material cut from length. Thesedesigns may be fabricated from plastics, metals or woods, but irrespective ofthe material, all of these have one thing in common, an end profile that can be....
Using (IFR) and Creating Your Own Strategies
Automatic feature recognition (AFR) is a powerful tool that picks up feature types and assigns them with strategies from the Tech DB. Interactive feature recognition (IFR) allows you to create your own 2.5 axis features one by one allowing complete c...
SWOOD Furniture Getting Started
SWOOD Furniture: Getting Started Where do you start? This is a question that many ask. It canbe a difficult task to know where to begin after purchasing a new software.This webcast will go through the steps you can take to get yourself quickly andeff....
Hints and Tips - Mould Tools
Mould Tools Tips andTricksHere, we introduce 10 quick tips and tricks to using mouldtools, and creating moulded plastic components: Import Diagnostics Evaluating the part/component’s thickness Splitting part, to create plastics housings Faste....
Basics - Mould Tools
Mould Tools Basics.This webcast introduces the basic functionality of creatingTools for moulded parts in SOLIDWORKS. We will be focusing on creating thetooling required to produce a moulded plastic First Aid Box from scratch.The steps to create a mou....
SOLIDWORKS Furniture Workflow Introduction
This videois the first in the SOLIDWORKS Furniture Series and introduces the Workflowsthat are available to SOLIDWORKS users who are in the ‘Furniture’ Industry.Initially we will explain some of the typical challenges faced in this indust....
SOLIDWORKS Furniture Getting Started
 ‘GettingStarted’ is the second video in the SOLIDWORKS Furniture Series. At this pointyou should have an idea of the Workflow you are going to employ and this videohelps you turn that thought in to action. There are two goals: ....
SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing
Elite Applications Engineer Adam Hartles introduces the new SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing options.
Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal
SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal (new in June 2018) is a web based administration tool that will allow you to keep a high level overview of your SOLIDWORKS assets. Within this webcast we shall introduce the portal and how you can register for access. Specific...
Customising SOLIDWORKS Interface
CUSTOMIZE THE LOOK OF SOLIDWORKS - Whilst the default SOLIDWORKS interface is completely functional it is possible to adjust it to suit your needs. The interface is highly customisable this webcast will cover how to adjust command positions, interfac...
SOLIDWORKS Shortcuts
Shortcuts are hugely beneficial when it comes to modelling more efficiently. By taking the time to learn and customise shortcuts you can cut down on the time it takes to carry out virtually any task in SOLIDWORKS. This webcast will aim to cover the m...
Whats New Inspection and MBD part 2
The Inspection Standalone application allows creation of ballooned drawings and First Article Inspection Reports from third party applications independent of SOLIDWORKS. We explore the new compatible file formats, including 3D solid files from Catia,...
What's New Inspection and MBD Part 1
Applications Engineer Oliver Washington presents 'What's New Inspection and MBD Part 1' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
BOMs & Other Tables In SOLIDWORKS
Applications Engineer, Terry O'Reilly presents 'BOMs & Other Tables' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
Working With Large Assemblies - Part 1
Elite Applications Engineer Alan Sweetenham presents ' Working with large assemblies - part 1' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
SOLIDWORKS Basics Assemblies
Jake Gosling presents 'SOLIDWORKS Basic Assemblies - Learn how to get started with SOLIDWORKS assemblies' this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
SOLIDWORKS Basics - Features
SOLIDWORKS Features turn your sketch geometry into 3D geometry. They are the building blocks used to take your design, step-by-step, to the final product. They allow you to add and remove material in a number of different ways, including using Extrud...
SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Features
So you’ve mastered sketching, you have learnt how to create a variety of features from these sketches, including revolves and extrudes, but now you would like to speed up your modelling and reduce your design time further.
SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks - Sketching
Applications Engineer Jake Gosling presents 'SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Sketching'.
SOLIDWORKS Basics - Sketching
Application Engineer Jake Gosling presents 'SOLIDWORKS Basics - Sketching'.
Whats in SW PDM 2018 - Part 2
Applications Engineer Graham Keating Presets this weeks webcast 'What's new in SW PDM 2018 - Part 2'.
Whats new in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 - Part 1
Applications Engineer Graham Keating presents 'What's new in SW PDM 2018 - Part 1'.
SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard - A First Look
Applications Engineer Tom Buxton presents 'SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard - A First Look'.
SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional - A First Look
Applications Engineer Tom Buxton presents 'SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional First Look'.
SWOOD What's New - Pocket Operations
Applications Engineer Adam Humphries presents 'SWOOD What's New - Pocket Operations'.View the Video here
SWOOD What's New
Applications Engineer Adam Humphries presents 'SWOOD What's New'.View the Video here
Driveworks - Troubleshooting Tips
Applications Engineer Robert Williams presents 'Driveworks - Troubleshooting Tips' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
Driveworks - Tips & Tricks
Applications Engineer Robert Williams presents 'Driveworks - Tips & Tricks' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
Visualize Advanced Appearances
Applications Engineer Richard Earley presents 'Visualize - Advanced Appearances' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
Beyond Composer, Instructions in the Real World
Applications Engineer, Jamie Thain presents 'Beyond SOLIDWORKS Composer, Instructions in the real world' in this weeks Webcast.
What's New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional 20
Applications Engineer Richard Earley presents 'What's new in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional 2018'.
Whats New in Visualize Standard
Applications Engineer, Richard Earley presents this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
SOLIDWORKS PCB 2018
Applications Engineer, David Ashford presents 'Whats New PCB 2018' in this weeks webcast.
What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018
Applications Engineer, Mike Brown presents 'What's new in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Part 2
Application Engineers Jamie Barber & Terry O'Reilly present 'SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks Part 2'
SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Part 1
Application Engineers Jamie Barber & Terry O'Reilly present 'SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Part 1'.
What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2018 Part 4
Applications Engineer Stephen White presents 'Whats New in SOLIDWORKS 2018 Part 4'.
What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2018 Part 3
Applications Engineer Stuart Wortley presents 'Whats new in SOLIDWORKS 2018'.
Virtual Reality in SOLIDWORKS
Applications Engineer Benjamin Wilson, explores Virtual Reality in SOLIDWORKS.
What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018, Part II
This webinar presented by Applications Engineer Graham Stephenson, is Part 2 of a 4-part series that covers the Highlights of What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018. Topics covered in this part are What’s New in Drawings, Assemblies and Magnetic Mates.
Whats New in SOLIDWORKS 2018 Part 1
Join us for part 1 of What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018 to see some of the great new functionality available in the latest SOLIDWORKS release, presented by Applications Engineer Jake Gosling.
Free surface modelling in Flow Simulation
Applications Engineer Gordon Stewart presents 'Free Surfaces in Flow Simulation'.
Topological Optimisation in SOLIDWORKS Simulation
Applications Engineer Gordon Stewart presents 'Topology Studies in 2018'.
Power Surfacing: Advantages for Concept and Furnit
Applications Engineer Chris Green presents 'Power Surfacing: Advantages for Concept and Furniture Design'.
10 Most Underused Basic Essentials Tools
Applications Engineer Chris Green presents '10 Most Underused Basic Essential Tools'.
My Top Enhancements 2012-2014
Applications Engineer Alex Hall presents 'My Top Enhancements 2012 - 2014'.
My Top Enhancements 2015 - 2017
Applications Engineer Alex Hall presents ' My Top Enhancements from SOLIDWORKS 2015 - 2017'.
Mate Controller Configurations
Application Engineer Ryan McCarthy presents 'Mate controller configurations'.
3D Sketches and In-Context 3D Sweeps
Applications Engineer Ryan McCarthy presents 'In context sweeps'.
Visualize Hints and Tips
Applications Engineer Russell Richardson presents 'Visualize Hints and Tips'.
SOLIDWORKS Visualize content
Applications Engineer Russell Richardson presents 'SOLIDWORKS Visualize Recourse'.
DriveWorks Professional – Capturing and Driving Ad
Applications Engineer Rodion Radchenko presents 'Driving Advanced Feature Parameters using DriveWorks Pro' during this weeks webcast.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Fixtures, Loads and Singul
Applications Engineer Rodion Radchenko, presents 'Fixtures, Loads & Singularities in SOLIDWORKS Simulation' in this weeks webcast.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Recommended User Settings
Elite Applications Engineer Mark McVeigh presents SOLIDWORKS PDM Recommended User Settings.
SOLIDWORKS PDM User Interface Overview
Elite Application Engineer Mark McVeigh presents PDM User Interface
Electrical Design: First Look
Applications Engineer Oliver Smith presents 'An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Electrical from 2D Schematics to full 3D Harness Design' during this introduction to SOLIDWORKS Electrical.
Knockout Form
Elite Applications Engineer Gordon Stewart presents 'Knockout Form - How to make your own sheet metal from form tools'
Metal Origami
Elite Applications Engineer Gordon Stewart presents ' Metal Origami, Understanding Sheet Metal bends and how they are calculated.
Validate Your Design Using Evaluation Tools
Elite Applications Engineer Alan Sweetenham presents 'Validate Your Design Using Evaluation Tools'.
Automatic Assembly Animations
Elite Applications Engineer Alan Sweetenham presents 'Automatic Assembly Animations'.
Building your  brand with SOLIDWORKS Composer
Applications Engineer Richard Earley presents 'Building your brand with SOLIDWORKS Composer.'
Defusing BOM's in SOLIDWORKS Composer
Applications Engineer Richard Earley presents 'Defusing BOMs in SOLIDWORKS Composer.
How to model from pictures in SOLIDWORKS
Applications Engineer Chris Wadley presents 'How to model from pictures in SOLIDWORKS'.
PCB to SOLIDWORKS
Applications Engineer Chris Wadley presents 'PCB to SOLIDWORKS'.
DriveWorks Pro: Take Your Project Further
Applications Engineer, David Robertson presents 'DriveWorks Pro: Take Your Project Further'
DriveWorks Pro: The Basics
Applications Engineer, David Robertson presents 'DriveWorks Pro: The Basics'
10 things you need to know about the user interfac
Applications Engineer Kevin Moore presents '10 things you need to know about the user interface'.
10 things you need to know about 3D sketches
Applications Engineer Kevin Moore presents ' 10 things you need to know about 3D sketches'.
SWOODBox - Setting Up Shelves
Applications Engineer Adam Humphries presents 'SWOODBox - Setting Up Shelves'.
Custom Connectors
Applications Engineer Adam Humphries presents 'Custom Connectors'.
DimXpert
Applications Engineer Harneel Heer presents 'DimXpert'.
SOLIDWORKS Treehouse
Applications Engineer Harneel Heer presents 'SOLIDWORKS Treehouse' in this mornings Webcast.
SOLIDWORKS PCB - Paradigm Shift in ECAD-MCAD Colla
Discover how ECAD and MCAD design teams can go beyond the time-consuming, manual, error prone processes of communicating with file-based IDF/STEP data.
What's New Routing 2017
Applications Engineer Oliver Smith presents 'Whats New Routing 2017'.
PCB Connector Overview (for use with Altium)
Applications Engineer Oliver Smith presents 'PCB Connector Overview'.
Power Surfacing for Automotive Applications - Four
Technical Manager Andy Fulcher demonstrates how Power Surfacing can be used to build automotive surfaces. Additionally, Andy has demonstrated this within a four part series of webcasts entitled 'Power Surfacing for Automotive Applications'.
Power Surfacing for Automotive Applications #4
Part 4: Final of four short webcasts from Andy Fulcher, featuring one of our partner products 'Power Surfacing'. In particular this webcast will be looking at Automotive Applications using Scan Data.
Power Surfacing for Automotive Applications #3
Part 3: Three of four short webcasts from Andy Fulcher, featuring one of our partner products 'Power Surfacing'. In particular this webcast will be looking at Automotive Applications Renders & Images.
Power Surfacing for Automotive Applications #2
Part 2: Two of four short webcasts from Andy Fulcher, featuring one of our partner products 'Power Surfacing'. In particular this webcast will be looking at Automotive Applications, Free Form Design.
Power Surfacing for Automotive Applications #1
Part 1: First in the series of four short webcasts from Andy Fulcher, featuring one of our partner products 'Power Surfacing'. In particular this webcast will be looking at Automotive Applications.
Electrical Schematics – Beyond the Course Part 2
Elite Applications Engineer Patrick Musgrave presents 'Electrical Beyond the Course: Part 2'
Electrical Beyond the Course: Part 1
Elite Applications Engineer Patrick Musgrave presents 'Electrical Beyond the Course: Part 1'
SOLIDWORKS Motion - Dominoes
Applications Engineer Jassim Alali presents 'SOLIDWORKS Motion – Dominoes'.
Getting to Grips With Setting Up A Simulation Stud
Jassim Alali presents 'Getting to grips with setting up a simulation study'.
The Tree Of Life (Design)
Applications Engineer Gordon Stewart, presents 'The Tree Of Life (Design)'.
Design Intent. Planning ahead to save time and eff
Applications Engineer Gordon Stewart, presents 'Design Intent. Planning ahead to save time and effort'.
DriveWorks-Starting-A-New-Project
Applications Engineer Alex Hall, presents 'DriveWorks, Starting A New Project'.
DriveWorks Live
Applications Engineer Alex Hall, presents 'DriveWorks Live'.
Using SOLIDWORKS MBD with Imported Models
Elite Applications Engineer, Graham Stephenson looks at how you can use SOLIDWORKS MBD to create fully annotated 3D models, complete with Product Manufacturing Information, from non-native, imported, CAD geometry.
Automate your Inspection Documentation with SOLIDW
Discover how SOLIDWORKS Inspection could help you streamline the creation of First Article Inspection documents. Learn how to leverage your existing 2D legacy data regardless of whether your drawings are SOLIDWORKS, PDF’s or TIFF files. Webcast by Gr...
Magnetic Mates Overview
Elite Applications Engineer Patrick Musgrave presents 'Magnetic Mates Overview'.
Getting Started With Electrical Routing
Elite Applications Engineer Patrick Musgrave presents 'Getting Started With Electrical Routing'.
Tims 10 Top Tips
Applications Engineer Tim Johnson presents 'Tim's 10 Top Tips'.
Most Common Technical Support Calls Solved
Applications Engineer Tim Johnson presents 'Most Common Technical Support Calls Solved'.
Whats in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional 2017
Applications engineer Chris Boyles take us through 'Whats in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional 2017'
Whats in SOLIDWORKS Visualize standard 2017?
Applications Engineer, Chris Boyles delivers this weeks morning webcast 'Whats in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017?'
Large Assembly Best Practice Part 2
Elite Applications Engineer, Russell Richardson, delivers a two part webcast 'Large Assembly Best Practice'. Part 2.
Large Assembly Best Practice Part 1
Elite Applications Engineer, Russell Richardson, delivers a two part webcast 'Large Assembly Best Practice'. Part 1.
30 Minute Webcast Series - SOLIDWORKS Composer
SOLIDWORKS are hosting a 30 minute Composer Webinar on Thursday 18th May at 9:30 am. Find out more & register here.
Upgrading SOLIDWORKS PDM
Elite Applications Engineer Mark McVeigh, delivers this weeks morning webcast, 'Upgrading SOLIDWORKS PDM'.
Installing SOLIDWORKS PDM WEB2
Elite Applications Engineer Mark McVeigh, delivers this weeks afternoon webcast on 'SOLIDWORKS PDM WEB2'.
Getting the most out of Technical Support
Applications Engineer Tom McHale, delivers this weeks afternoon webcast, explaining how you can get the most from your technical support'.
Boundary Vs Loft
Applications Engineer Tom McHale, delivers this weeks morning webcast on 'Boundary Vs Loft'.
Chamfering in SOLIDWORKS 2017
Elite Applications Engineer Steve White, delivers this weeks afternoon webcast on 'Chamfering in SOLIDWORKS 2017'
SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect
Elite Applications Engineer Steve White, delivers this weeks morning webcast on '3D Interconnect'
Submodelling using SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professio
Applications Engineer Rodion Radchenko, delivers this weeks webcast on 'Submodelling'.
Will it roll?! - A SOLIDWORKS Motion Case Study
Elite Applications engineer, Rodion takes us through his motion study.
DraftSight Advanced Commands
Webcast Wednesday by Albie Waterton, focusing on DraftSight.
DraftSight Setup & HotFix
Webcast from Applications Engineer Albie Waterton, focussing on DraftSight
What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2017
Applications Engineer & Training Manager, Peter Harkness takes us through the new enhancements that have been added to SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2017.
Top 20 Productivity Shortcuts
Applications Engineer & Training Manager Peter Harkness takes us through his 'Top 20 Productivity Shortcuts' in this weeks Webcast Wednesday.
Compound Angles Made Easy
This webcast will explore a method of using standard 3D solid models to create sheet metal components with compound angles that are easy to model and easy to fit together.
Displaying items within SOLIDWORKS drawings
At first glance it doesn’t always seem possible to display some model items such as decals, customer comments and much more within your SOLIDWORKS drawing, but this webcast will explore the options and methods you can use to display these items withi...
Routing Setup, Pipeline Product Designer’s Guide
Application Engineer Kyle Craig takes us through his Routing Setup, Pipeline Product Designers Guide.This blog video is aimed towards those who design pipeline equipment such as shut off valves, various control valves, check valves, pressure release ...
Animations with Visualize 2017
In this webcast we will look at the new ways we can render out animations and look at some top tips for you to make your animations stand out.
Tips to improve the realism of your Visualize rend
In this webcast, applications engineer, Chris Green looks at ways within Visualize to improve the realism for your renders including advanced materials, alternative lights, Depth of Field and decals.
Underused Features of the Drawing Environment
The drawing environment is one of the 3 fundamental areas of the software. Discover some features that are rarely covered in webcast and training topics including some new features added in recent years. Could you be missing out on a huge timesaver? ...
Underused Features of the Assembly Environment
Elite Applications Engineer Adam Hartles takes us through this weeks Webcast - Underused Features of the Assembly Environment,
Reduce weight, cost and time to market using TruFo
It's common for parts to go to production exceeding pre-defined weight targets, increasing material usage and therefore manufacturing costs. This webinar will demonstrate through a series of case studies how topology optimisation, available to Solid ...
Creating Visualisation Content - Beginners
Creating images to convey your designs during the design process and promote your products to customers. Improve customer perceptions, reduce costs and eliminate time delays by streamlining your process for producing this content improving your time ...
Creating Visualisation Content - Advanced
Stakeholder and customer expectations increase year on year where a CAD graphic may once have been impressive now they often expect more. Learn how to create this compelling content to set you above your competitors and reduce your time to market.
Mould Tool Design In SOLIDWORKS
Automate the creation of the core and cavity sides using SOLIDWORKS Mould Tools.
Direct Editing in SOLIDWORKS
Learn how to make design changes to imported models when the feature tree is not available to you.
SOLIDWORKS Patterns & Equations | Part 2
Join us for this Part 2 where we will continue to go through a series of case studies where a combination of patterns and equations was the ultimate solution to obtain a SOLIDWORKS parametric model.
SOLIDWORKS Patterns & Equations | Part 1
Join us for this Part 1 where we will go through a series of case studies where a combination of patterns and equations was the ultimate solution to obtain a SOLIDWORKS parametric model.
Weldment Profiles: Super Shed Project
This webcast will look at how to manage your weldment profiles. They best way to have them set up and how easy it can be to generate new profiles to help me build my Shed Project. This is part 4 of the Super Shed Project. Parts 1-3 can be found on My...
Location, Location, Location
Where are your templates stored? Have you got all your custom files secure for SOLIDWORKS. This webcast will look at where templates and borders are stored along with other files that you may need when using SOLIDWORKS.
Getting started with SOLIDWORKS
Optimise your SOLIDWORKS setup with advise on updating and problem solving.
Welcome to Solid Solutions
This webcast is an overview of the services we offer at Solid Solutions and how you can ensure you get the most out of our SOLIDWORKS support.
Laying cables with SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D
In this webcast we'll look at how to set up components for use within SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D. We'll see how it enables you to easily integrate your electrical schematic design from SOLIDWORKS Electrical to your 3D model of a machine or product.
Creating Classic Games - Part II
A look into mating, decals, configuration publisher and other SOLIDWORKS features in the context of classic games.
SOLIDWORKS New Years Resolutions
Outlining some best practices for working within SOLIDWORKS to make your year more productive. Covering modelling techniques, shortcuts and useful system options
SOLIDWORKS Visualize – Why Go Pro?
Learn about the different Model Sets & the Formation Tool available within SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional in this Blog.
What's New in SOLIDWORKS PCB 2017
SOLIDWORKS PCB gives you seamless integration with mechanical workflows in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, your design process has never been so efficient.
What's New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017
The newest release of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017 is packed with new user-requested enhancements that make it even easier & faster to determine the impact of a liquid or gas flow on your product designs during the design phase - long before physi...
SOLIDWORKS 2017 Installation Advice
Best Practice advice from Elite Engineer Adam Hartles on how to Update to SOLIDWORKS 2017 or Install your new software from scratch.
Routing – Piping: PVC Xylophone Project
In this webcast we will show how to create custom pipes and fittings that are not part of the standard database. These will be put to action in a PVC musical instrument project similar those used by the famous Blue Man Group during their live perform...
Realistic machine operation with Event Based Motio
Capture realistic assembly movement and sequencing using Event Based Motion in SOLIDWORKS Simulation.
SOLIDWORKS Inspection Templates
Understand how to create customised Excel Templates to display the correct information in your SOLIDWORKS Inspection reports.
What if Analysis in Flow Simulation
Learn how What if Analysis allows for multiple design variations to be tested quickly and accurately in Flow Simulation. Use parametric features and boundary conditions to test multiple design problem from a single flow project, and post process resu...
Best Practice - Upgrading to SolidCAM 2016
Taking a look at some of the new features within SolidCAM 2016, from menu changes to improvements with the HSS toolpath operation.
10 things you need to know about Assembly mates
10 Assembly mates to help speed up assembly including forgotten gems, new features, popular on the support desk and old favourites.
10 things you need to know about Sketches
10 sketch tools to help speed up sketch creation including forgotten gems, new features, popular on the support desk and old favourites
An Introduction to FloXpress
A first look at running a fluid flow analysis using the simulation package available with all levels of SOLIDWORKS.
Populating PDM Professional Card Lists from Excel
We are often asked if it is possible to populate a list on a data card from an excel spreadsheet rather than input this data manually. Watch this Webcast to learn how to set up data card lists to read from an excel spreadsheet regardless of whether t...
Configuring a Revision Block in PDM
Since SOLIDWORKS PDM doesn’t support the automatic population of Revision Tables, customers often ask us how to populate a revision block in their SOLIDWORKS Drawing Borders when using PDM. Watch this Webcast to learn how to configure the Data Cards ...
SOLIDWORKS Home Improvements Webcast
Ever thought about making those home improvements but didn’t want to employ that architect or interior designer, well why not use your SOLIDWORKS skills to get creative and visualise your ideas. Join us for Part 1 of 2 as we build a home from a set o...
Earthquake analysis with SOLIDWORKS Dynamics
SOLIDWORKS Simulation (dynamics) can help us predict the effects from earthquakes, the resultant stresses and displacement ultimately show us whether the structure is fit for purpose. We will look at how to use the response spectrum analysis within a...
The link between SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation and SO
Taking the data collected from SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation we will process that into an FEA study to see what stresses can appear from the results obtained from the Flow Simulation.
SOLIDWORKS PCB – Effectively using Design Rules
A webcast reviewing the use of Design Rules within SOLIDWORKS PCB. If used correctly, you can save time by setting up the rules which then help drive the creation of your PCBs. These rules can also be exported out for reuse in other projects.
SOLIDWORKS PCB – Templates & Libraries
One of the first tasks with the software is setup; this webcast reviews the creation and reuse of schematic templates, as well as the creation of schematic and PCB libraries within SOLIDWORKS PCB.
Creating pub games in SOLIDWORKS
This webcast goes though how we can use SOLIDWORKS Motion to play pool!
SOLIDWORKS Sustainability
Discover SOLIDWORKS Sustainability in this video tutorial and see how you can use the software to improve your carbon footprint.
Top 10 Commands Not On Your Toolbar
Aimed at relatively new users this webcast will take a look at some of the most useful modelling commands that aren't found on the default tabs of the command manager.
Creating classic games in SOLIDWORKS
This webcast will demonstrate some advanced modelling mating and configuration techniques in the context of classic games such as chess and connect 4.
10 things you need to know about Drawings
Kevs top 10 SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks to ensure your Drawings skills are top notch!
10 things you need to know about Modelling
Kevs top 10 SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks to ensure your modelling skills are top notch!
An Anthology of a Part Number
Part Numbering, what it means to be “right” and what it means to be very “Wrong”. Intelligent or Generic?
Push, Pull and Twist Your Models
SOLIDWORKS has a range of tools that allow for the dynamic manipulation of your models. We’ll be looking at a few examples of this, using the flex, indent and deform tools.
Editing Imported Geometry
SOLIDWORKS allows for importing of models from a range of file types. We’ll be looking at a couple cases where the imported geometry needs some manual repairing. Where geometry needs to be recreated with surface modelling tools.
A closer look at Drawing features and functions
Tips and tricks on how to handle drawing files. Topics covered: Import .dxf/.dwg title blocks, using blocks and layers to work around some limitations of the classic Drawings.
A closer look at Assembly mates and features
The webcast looks at assembly features that were very briefly discussed in Assembly Course, or not even mentioned at all. Examples covered would show: Mate References, Assembly level Cut features, Path Mate and Linear Coupler.
Lesson 1 - SOLIDWORKS Animations
In this webcast we will discover SOLIDWORKS Animations and what is included in lesson 1 of the training course.
Lesson 1 - SOLIDWORKS Visualize
In this webcast we will discover the new SOLIDWORKS Visualize rendering package and what is included in lesson 1 of the training course.
Shape Optimisation with TruForm
How do you optimise a product to most efficiently use material? Where can you save weight and cost? TruForm is a fully integrated add-in to SOLIDWORKS Simulation that carries out ‘Topology Optimisation’ on SOLIDWORKS parts.
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Particle Studies
How do small particles behave when carried along in a fluid flow? This might be a question you would ask when examining for instance moisture droplets around a vehicle, mud particles in a drill pipe, dust particles in electronics or metal swarf parti...
SOLIDWORKS MBD
SOLIDWORKS MBD allows you to output interactive 3D PDFs that contain many different view types as well as BOM tables, for assemblies, and borders with editable note fields. We will take a look at how to create these in the MBD Template editor.
SOLIDWORKS Assembly Costing
Costing in SOLIDWORKS Premium 2016 allows you to calculate a cost for an entire assembly. Components, including purchased parts, can be rolled up to give an estimate to the finished assembly cost. We will look at how to accomplish this in SOLIDWORKS ...
Introduction to Fatigue Analysis
This webcast will introduce the theory of fatigue analysis and the theory behind high cycle fatigue analysis. Understand how physical test results and theories can be used to create fatigue data for analysis, and the effect of mean stress on lifespan...
Wiring a room with SOLIDWORKS Electrical
We need power, so using SOLIDWORKS Electrical we can draw up our schematic and get our components placed ready to start work.
Blowing Hot and Cold with Flow Simulation
Setting up a new outside office and we need to ensure that we won’t freeze in winter, or melt in summer. We’ll use Flow Simulation and the HVAC module to make sure it all works.
SOLIDWORKS Library Features
A library feature is a frequently used feature in SOLIDWORKS which you can create once and then save in a library for future use. They can be used on multiple files and are a great way of saving time and ensuring consistency in your models.
Customise the User interface in SOLIDWORKS 2016
Customise the software so that you can improve your productivity and efficiency when modelling.
An Introduction to SigmaTube
Tube nesting and programming for round, square, rectangular, or triangular tube/pipe as well as structural material such as I-beams, H-be
SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal
Controlling consistency in sheet metal blank development is one of the key challenges when striving for accurate sheet metal components. In this webcast we take a look at how to control these settings in our designs and look at how we can automate th...
An Introduction to the Mate Controller
In this webcast we will be demonstrating a new feature to SOLIDWORKS 2016 – Mate Controller. Mate controller lets you manipulate specific mates that control degrees of freedom for a design. We will introduce the basics of the Mate Controller: - Save ...
An Introduction to Basic Walkthrough Animation
Want to learn how to create a presentable walkthrough of your model. Join this webcast to find out how to achieve an animated walkthrough of your model. We will cover the basics of motion study walkthroughs: - Constructing a suitable path line- Setti...
Creating T-SQL Reports for SOLIDWORKS PDM Pro
In this webcast Wayne will show us how to create a report in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional using both T-SQL and the PDM report Generator.
Introduction to T-SQL Queries for SOLIDWORKS PDM
In this webcast Wayne our PDM product manager will give an introduction to T-SQL Queries for SOLIDWORKS PDM.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical - 2016 Refresh
With the new enhancements and UI improvements of 2016 take time to review new workflows to become more efficient with day to day designs.
An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS PCB
First look at the partner product PCBWorks. The standalone PCB design tool uses robust proven Altium features to develop a PCB. Once developed, boards, vias, traces etc can then be passed to SOLIDWORKS mechanical teams to contribute towards the desig...
Aerodynamics, downforce and drag
A review of how SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation can help us calculate the downforce levels and drag forces/drag coefficients in motorsport without the lengthy hand calculations
Heat Distribution in a Brake Disc
A look at how the temperature created by a brake pad when the brake is applied in a car affects the temperature of the brake disc itself.
Instant 2D & 3D
How and when to use instant 2D & 3D, powerful tools to speed up the design process.
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Thread tool – Add your own profile
In this Webcast Alex will show you how to getthe most out some of the new features in SOLIDWORKS 2016 focussing mainly on the Thread Tool
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Install Guide
In this Webcast Alex will show you how to get off to a good start when installing SOLIDWORKS 2016.
Creating Holes in SOLIDWORKS Assemblies
A quick look at the different options when creating a hole at the assembly level, is it best to create an assembly feature cut, hole wizard hole or hole series?
SOLIDWORKS Surface Flatten vs ExactFlat
An initial look at the capabilities of the SOLIDWORKS surface flatten tool, compared to the advanced functionality found in the certified partner product ExactFlat.
Furniture - SOLIDWORKS Library Features
In depth review of library features also presented in relation to the furniture industry and workflows outlined in the Introduction to Furniture Webcast.
Furniture - SOLIDWORKS Smart Components
In depth review of smart component functionality with specific relation to the furniture industry and workflows outlined in the Introduction to Furniture Webcast.
Electrical Schematic 2D – Customising Reports
Join Olly for this webcast on SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics 2D, focussing specifically on customising reports.
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Tips and Tricks Part 2
The final breakout session from the SOLIDWORKS 2016 launch events was based on some of the best Tips and Tricks from SOLIDWORKS over the last few releases. Join us for this webcast and learn some of the best tips and tricks from our team of Elite App...
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Tips and Tricks Part 1
The final breakout session from the SOLIDWORKS 2016 launch events was based on some of the best Tips and Tricks from SOLIDWORKS over the last few releases. Join us for this webcast and learn some of the best tips and tricks from our team of Elite App...
What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2016 Part 2
Part 2 of the What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2016 series covering many enhancements and improvements and focusing on the following themes:Focus on Design, Not Software | Solve Complex Problems Quickly | Streamline Your Parallel Design Process | Fast-Track ...
What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2016 Part 1
Part 1 of the What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2016 series covering many enhancements and improvements and focusing on the following themes:Focus on Design, Not Software | Solve Complex Problems Quickly | Streamline Your Parallel Design Process | Fast-Track ...
Managing External References
Working top-down is a great way to design inside the assembly environment. We’ll look at the key things to watch out for to ensure the design is correct and stable. When to use external references and when they should be removed.
SOLIDWORKS Best Practice for Mating Parts
Ensure that your assemblies get built right first time. Should you mate edges or faces? What about planes or sketches? Well look at the best ways to ensure stability of your parts and assemblies to guarantee the best possible results.
Cabinet Layout Drawings
Once you have a component tree, cabinet layout drawings can be produced to represent your design. This webcast reviews the process of initial setup through to customisation and best practice for layout drawings within SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics...
Wire Cabling Order Explained
Learn more about connecting components in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics and be confident of making changes to wire order in your projects. This webcast covers the often overlooked “wire cabling order” command in detail, and how to make edits withi...
Engineering Basics – Material Properties
This webcast will describe how engineering materials behave under load and the key mechanical properties that are required either in hand calculations or in Simulations. Concepts of stiffness, elasticity, yield and plasticity will be explained along ...
Engineering Basics - Stress and Strain
Following on from this morning’s webcast, this session will explain stresses and strains can be calculated from a working knowledge of the forces acting on a static body. Direct, shear, bending and torsional stresses will be described with examples a...
Engineering Basics – Statics & Forces in Equilibri
Engineers must understand and be able to predict if their designs will fail. To do this requires a knowledge of stress and strain and the pre-cursor for that is a knowledge of forces. This webcast will introduce basic concepts and explain, with examp...
Building Better Models
In this Webcast Gordon Stewart one of our Elite Application Engineers will give you his Tips for maintaining design intent in 3D SOLIDWORKS Parts.
Creating robust and reliable sketches
Learn about how to make your sketches robust and reliable with this webcast. Your building blocks for SOLIDWORKS models.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional ‘Toolkit’
Solid Solutions have been developing bespoke Add-ins for PDM Professional since we supplied it to our first Customer. Over the past few years we have also started to develop and market a series of ‘Standard’ off the Shelf Add-ins that fill in some of...
Creating Document Templates within SOLIDWORKS PDM
SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional includes a plugin for Microsoft office which allows you to read / write Custom File Properties in Word and Excel files. In this WebCast we will illustrate how you can create a ‘Template Input Form’ to capture key informati...
SOLIDWORKS App Library
The SOLIDWORKS App library brings together some of our automated macro functions as free downloadable content for even more productivity gains in SOLIDWORKS. This webinar explores what is currently in the library and its planned development.
Getting the most out of MySolidSolutions
MySolidSolutions contains a wealth of resources to get you up and running with SOLIDWORKS but also for the more experience user plenty of content to further enhance your skills. Join us for this webinar that reviews the content we have at hand for yo...
Introduction to SigmaNEST
SigmaNEST is a comprehensive CAD/CAM nesting software solution for cutting all kinds of sheet material from sheet metal and wood to composites.
Introduction to SWOOD
SWOOD manages all NC machines including wood-working specific technologies. Create your programs and manufacturing documents directly into SOLIDWORKS with full associativity
Optimise your models for 3D Printing
SOLIDWORKS can output to the major 3D Print file formats, but what can you do to better prepare your models for the printing process? Learn more in this webinar.
Introduction to Furniture Design
We have created purpose built material for furniture designers- this webinar shows some of the basics you need to complement pre-existing webinars we have already in the MySolidSolutions Archive
SOLIDWORKS Routing and EPDM Best Practice
Learn how to best manage your SOLIDWORKS Routing files in Enterprise PDM.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical and EPDM Best Practice
Learn how to best manage your SOLIDWORKS Electrical project data in Enterprise PDM
Photoview 360 Custom Appearances & Decals
PhotoView 360 comes with many default appearances but this webinar shows how to create new ones and work with decals as alternative means of appearance effects
Composer Key Frame Animations
Key frame animations allow you to interact with the Composer timeline and build dynamic animations for powerful video outputs. Learn more in this webinar.
Load Case and Shell Managers
SOLIDWORKS 2015 introduced two great enhancements for Simulation. The Load Case Manager in Simulation Professional to create load inout variations and the shell manager to better handle analyses of thin walled parts. Learn more about these features i...
Multibody Parts 101
Multibody modelling can be really powerful as an alternative to assembly modelling. Learn the basics of what multibodies are and how they can be of use to you in SOLIDWORKS.
Bills of Materials (BOMs) 101
Learn the basics of creating bills of materials to catalogue the contents of your SOLIDWORKS assemblies including customising and outputting the values to other formats.
Plastic Part Design- Ribs Shells and Draft
SOLIDWORKS has many tools to help design plastic parts- including fastening features, uniform wall thickness and draft angles for moulding. This webinar runs through the options we have at hand in SOLIDWORKS.
A Brief guide to Simulation results and Reports
Generating high quality results and reported outputs is the key to communicating your analysis results- there are many formats available so learn some of the options and how best to extract key results.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation 101
SOLIDWORKS simulation can be a powerful means of validating your designs. Discover the general processes and tips to get the best results in the most efficient time.
Sheet Metal 101
This webinar introduces some of the basic features of the Sheet metal functionality in SOLIDWORKS.
Creating Exploded Views and Animations in SOLIDWOR
Exploded Views and Animated outputs are a great way to communicate your designs to colleagues and prospective customers- learn the basics to create high quality video outputs from SOLIDWORKS
Managing EPDM Upgrades
EPDM upgrades should be managed in a structured way as many clients can be affected. Discover how to prepare and roll out the upgrade with minimal downtime.
Troubleshooting Tips & Tricks
There are some great resources out there for SOLIDWORKS support, but also there are a number of things you can do in preparation to help our support team diagnose problems faster
Creating Cable/Harness Drawings in Electrical
Learn the best method of creating cable and harness drawings in SOLIDWORKS Electrical
Creating New Parts & Symbols in Electrical
Learn how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to create libraries of new parts and symbols ready for your schematic layouts
Understanding References in Enterprise PDM
This webcast focuses on File References and user defined references to give user a better understanding of reference behavior within Enterprise PDM.
A Definitive Guide to the Toolbox
Toolbox is a library of nuts, bolts and fasteners. It allows you to select from a range of international standards, pick the type of part you want and then simply drag the component into your assembly! Join us for this webcast where Paul will give an...
A Definitive Guide to the Hole Wizard
You can use the Hole Wizard to create customised holes of various types. In this webcast, Paul will be showing the use of the hole wizard in a number of ways available to users and show the customisation that is available.
A Definitive Guide to Assembly Configurations
How can configurations be used in assembly mode? How will the configured Assembly show in my BOM? What are the best practices for using configured assemblies? for All these questions and more will be covered during this webcast.
A Definitive Guide to Part Configurations
During this webcast, Richard will cover an overview for the main options when creating part configurations. However there will be a greater emphasis upon the more advanced configuration functionality including design tables and the configuration publ...
Flow Simulation Tips & Tricks
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is a feature rich computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tool that can be used to simulate a wide range of liquid, gas and heat transfer problems. webcast is intended for existing Flow users and will cover a variety of less wel...
Introducing SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard
Simulation Standard is a new package of Simulation tools from SOLIDWORKS that enable engineers and designers to test their parts and assemblies, not only for strength and stiffness, but now also for FATIGUE failure (repeated cycling loading) and rigi...
A Definitive Guide to Assembly Mates
During this webcast Kevin will touch on some of the basic mating operations. However more focus and emphasis will be placed on best practices for mates, FAQ’s and some of the options available within the property manager for different types of mates.
A Definitive Guide to Assembly Features
What are assembly features? When would you use them over part features? How can I control the behavior of these features? What is the Feature Scope? All of these questions and more will be covered with the help of examples during this webcast.
How to install the SNL Manager
Learn how to install, activate, modify and upgrade the SOLIDWORKS Network License Manager.
SOLIDWORKS Inspection Professional
SOLIDWORKS Inspection helps simplify the process of creating inspection documents and performing in-process or receiving inspection. Discover how Inspection Professional allows you to input measured dimensions directly into your reports.
Create Interactive Webpages with SOLIDWORKS Compos
Discover how to make interactive online parts lists and service instructions to help revolutionise your product communication. During this webcast Alan will also explain how to embed this content onto your website.
Publish Your Design with SOLIDWORKS Composer
Discover the various methods for publishing your designs from within SOLIDWORKS Composer including, High Resolutions Images, Technical Illustrations, Interactive Office Documents and Videos.
A Definitive Guide to Dimensions & Tolerances
There are several methods available to you for adding dimensions to your drawings. Should you be using Model “Driving” Dimensions or Reference “Driven” Dimensions? How can you automatically add dimensions on view creation and how can you get the most...
A Definitive Guide to Drawing Views
Join us for this comprehensive look into drawing views. During this webcast Simon will show you how to create a selection of standard and derived drawing views whilst demonstrating a selection of neat tips and tricks to ensure you end up with a full ...
How to Create Joinery & Furniture Cut Lists
An overview of the tools & functionality available to get information about our designs out of SOLIDWORKS – Cut lists & BOMS
Modelling Bespoke Furniture
A quick look at the typical workflows used by our customers in the furniture industry to create the CAD Data for their designs.
How to Model and Ironman Helmet in SOLIDWORKS
Using the IronMan helmet as a fun example we explore how complex shapes can be developed and the differences between solid & surface modelling techniques.
A Definitive Guide to Assembly Patterns
The assembly environment has an established tool set for creating and managing component patterns. Learn how to use the basic tools and some of the more complex chain component patterns to simulate roller chains, energy chains and power transmission ...
A Definitive Guide to Part Patterns
Linear, circular, mirror, curve driven, sketch driven, table driven, fill, variable and cosmetic patterns are the types of patterning tools available to you within the part environment. Join us and learn how and when to use these different types of p...
Complex Shapes & Surfaces for Beginners
SOLIDWORKS has a powerful and well established toolset for creating complex shapes and surfaces. Learn how to use some of the core features for creating complex geometry such as lofts, sweeps and the solid/ surface boundary tools.
SOLIDWORKS Model Based Definition (MBD) Overview
SOLIDWORKS MBD is an integrated drawingless manufacturing solution for SOLIDWORKS. It helps companies define, organise, and publish 3D Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) including 3D model data in industry standard file formats such as 3D PDF an...
Customising SOLIDWORKS Electrical
Explore the tools available in SOLIDWORKS Electrical to customise your projects such as adding your own symbols, manufacturer references and schematic configurations.
Convert SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics to 3D
Learn how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical schematics information in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D, by leveraging the from-to list data to create 3D SOLIDWORKS assemblies.
An Overview of eDrawings Professional
This webcast will give you a 20 minute over view of eDrawings Professional, which builds on the standard functionality of the eDrawings viewer with additional capabilities for measure, mark-up and cross section.
An Overview of eDrawings Viewer
SOLIDWORKS eDrawings is the simplest way to share data across multiple CAD environments. Join us for this webcast and discover how anyone with a PC can interact with both 2D and 3D SOLIDWORKS data. eDrawings also allows you to view AutoCAD DWG and DX...
Introducing SOLIDWORKS Treehouse
Join Steve for this webcast and learn how to set-up your file structures using a graphical user interface before you start building models in SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS Treehouse is new for 2015 it will help speed up the process of defining your assembly...
3D Printing from SOLIDWORKS
During this webcast you will discover how with SOLIDWORKS 2015 and Windows 8.1 you can print directly to a 3D printer from within the SOLIDWORKS user environment.
How to Manage SOLIDWORKS Files in EPDM
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.
 What’s New in Enterprise PDM 2015
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.
Managing File References for Advanced Users
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 dis...
Managing File References for Beginners
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 use...
A Definitive Guide to SOLIDWORKS Cut Lists
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 tradit...
A Definitive Guide to SOLIDWORKS BOM’s
SOLIDWORKS automatically creates and updates your BOM’s (Bill of Materials) accelerating your design process, saving time and increasing productivity. Watch this Webcast to discover the different types of BOM available, how to display and annotate BO...
Reduce Costs With Simulation
Many companies are now experiencing significant and measurable improvements across the development and manufacturing process by integrating SOLIDWORKS Simulation into their workflow. Join us for this webcast and find out how you can reduce your produ...
What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015
SOLIDWORKS 2015 is packed with engineering and design performance boosts to help you get your work done faster and easier. Find out about all the great new features and enhancements specifically in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015
How to Populate Drawings with Custom Properties
Populating drawings with custom properties (from parts or assemblies for example) can help you save time, improve consistency and reduce errors. Once setup correctly you only need to enter your custom properties once and SOLIDWORKS will automatically...
How to set up Drawing Templates & Sheet Formats
Setting up Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats can be a little tricky without prior knowledge or training. This 20 minute webcast is designed to give you a brief insight and enough information for you to configure your own custom templates.
I’ve installed SOLIDWORKS – What Next? (Part 2)
This two part webinar is aimed at new customers that have recently purchased SOLIDWORKS and are looking for the best possible start to their implementation. Learn about the SOLIDWORKS file formats, licensing procedure and helpful tips to get up and r...
I’ve installed SOLIDWORKS – What Next? (Part 1)
This two part webinar is aimed at new customers that have recently purchased SOLIDWORKS and are looking for the best possible start to their implementation. Learn about the SOLIDWORKS file formats, licensing procedure and helpful tips to get up and r...
Masterclass What’s New Breakout – Product Designer
This webcast is a repeat of the Product Designers Masterclass breakout session from the SOLIDWORKS 2015 Launch Events. Join Gordon and discover how to get the most from the powerful surfacing, photorealistic, animation and technical communication too...
Masterclass What’s New Breakout – Fabrication Engi
This webcast is a repeat of the Fabrication Engineers Masterclass breakout session from the SOLIDWORKS 2015 Launch Events. Join Chris and learn a selection of best practices and learn how to setup SOLIDWORKS to ensure you're getting the most from the...
Masterclass What’s New Breakout - Mechanical Desig
This webcast is a repeat of the Mechanical Designers Masterclass breakout session from the SOLIDWORKS 2015 Launch Events. Join Mike and pick up some useful tips and tricks to help you manage complex mechanical designs. Learn how to optimise and work ...
Executive Overview of SOLIDWORKS Premium
Join us for this webcast and discover how SOLIDWORKS Premium can help you reduce development costs whilst enabling you to get your products to market before your competitors.
Lesson 1 –SOLIDWORKS Weldments Training
Using Weldments in SOLIDWORKS is a powerful means of creating fabricated structures within a single (multibody) part environment. The seventh edition of our “Lesson 1” series take you through using a vast library of standard profiles to create comple...
Lesson 1 – SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Training
The sheet metal functionality built into SOLIDWORKS is a powerful aspect of the package that allows users to create the fully folded designs and quickly generate the flattened form for manufacture. The sixth edition of our “Lesson 1” series introduce...
PhotoView 360 Masterclass
In 20 minutes we go from a blank canvas to a fully rendered image with custom appearances, decals and multiple versions to explore different colour ways. Plus tips for lighting the scene and getting the most from your output images.
SOLIDWORKS Composer Tips & Tricks
From productivity tips for creating professional 2D manuals to workflows for animations and interactive online content, this webcast should have something for everyone whether they are new to SOLIDWORKS Composer or experienced users.
Simulation Tips & Tricks
Certain challenges crop up in FEA now and again which look simple on the surface but it’s often not obvious to know how to proceed once you begin. Working out the slip torque for a peg in a hole, or pulley on a friction fit shaft for instance will be...
Beyond Training – Simulation
Our beyond training series takes a look at specific examples that are not covered in the standard training. This webcast looks at non-uniform load application in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. We had a customer on our support line recently who wanted to know...
Lesson 1 – SOLIDWORKS Surfacing Training
“Surfacing” based webcasts are probably the most popular webcasts that we run. Lesson 1 from the Surfacing training course will be no exception. Lesson 1 is titled “understanding surfaces” and gives a great fundamental introduction to this powerful t...
Lesson 1 – SOLIDWORKS Assemblies Training
Our “Lesson 1” series is proving to be very popular and this week should be no exception. Assemblies are the backbone for developing products in SOLIDWORKS. A strong foundation is a must to ensure maximum efficiency. Lesson 1 takes you through the ke...
First Look - SOLIDWORKS Electrical
Learn how SOLIDWORKS® Electrical 2015 can simplify your electrical system design with its intelligent design tools, comprehensive parts database, and real-time integration of your 2D schematics and 3D models.The simple, intuitive design makes both el...
Enterprise PDM Tips & Tricks
Take a look at this webcast to find out the Enterprise Teams top tips and tricks when administering and using Enterprise PDM.
CSWE Exam – Preparation Tips
Learn how to pass the CSWE exam first time would some insightful tips on what is tested during CSWE examination. Also learn about the prerequisites for allowing this exam to be taken.
CSWP Exam – Preparation Tips
Learn how to pass the CSWP exam first time would some insightful tips on what is tested during the 3 part CSWP examination.
SolidCAM MillTurn Overview
SolidCAM provides the most comprehensive turning package with powerful toolpaths and techniques for fast and efficient turning. SolidCAM Turning provides functionality for a wide range of machine tools, including 2-Axis lathes, multiturret configurat...
SolidCAM iMachining Overview
iMachining: “Simply Amazing” - This is what customers, machine tool manufacturers and tooling companies alike say about iMachining. This new CAM module, fully integrated into SOLIDWORKS, will make you and your CNC machines more profitable and more co...
3D Sketching Tips and Tricks
3D sketching is a very powerful tool within SOLIDWORKS and one that has been refined and improved over the years by direct feedback from users. Join Mark for this 20 minute webcast to learn how to get the best from this sketching tool.
CSWA Exam – Preparation Tips
Exams can be a daunting thought - but with these preparation tips for the SOLIDWORKS Associate exam you will be able to convey your skills with ease. Success is just a preparation tip away!
Lesson 1 - SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Training
The next stop in our new “Lesson 1" series takes you through SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modelling. Lesson 1 includes multibody techniques, such as, patterning, tool bodies and combining techniques. This webcast is ideal for new and great for intermedia...
SOLIDWORKS Premium Overview
Explore SOLIDWORKS Premium and the advanced tools it offers users: SOLIDWORKS Routing to connect complex assemblies with pipes, cables, tubes and wires. CircuitWorks to Import Circuit board data from ECAD packages, Scanto3D to repurpose 3D scan data,...
Partner Spotlight – FormatWorks
Learn how FormatWorks can help with issues such as SOLIDWORKS Import Errors, Incorrect file translation and Manual repairing of imported files. FormatWorks is a Gold Partner Product that offers advanced repair and healing tools for a large number of ...
Replace, Replace, Replace
“Replace” commands in SOLIDWORKS can be excellent time saving and “get out of jail” tools. Join us and learn how to use a selection of tools such as replace: components, references, faces, sketch entities to name but a few.
Top Down Modelling – Best Practice
In top-down assembly design, one or more features of a part are defined by something in an assembly, such as a layout sketch or the geometry of another part. The design intent comes from the top (the assembly) and moves down (into the parts), hence t...
Beyond Training – Electrical Routing
Our “Beyond Training” webcasts focuses this month on Electrical Routing. Discover some great, tips and tricks that complement the training course to ensure you get the most out of the electrical routing add-in.
Populating Drawing Title Blocks
Adding key information to your drawing borders can be a mundane and time consuming task. Learn how to automate this process within your business, ensuring key information is quickly added and always up to date.
Lesson 1 - SOLIDWORKS Drawings Training
The second in our new “Lesson 1” series take you through SOLIDWORKS Drawings. Lesson 1 from the drawings training course covers (the slightly confusing area of) sheets and formats, drawing settings, view creation and manipulation. This 20 minute webc...
SOLIDWORKS Plastics Advanced Overview
Extending the features seen in Plastics Premium, SOLIDWORKS Plastics Advanced allows designers and CAE analysts to fully analyse mould cooling line layouts and predict warpage. Users can design and analyse parts and assemblies of varying complexity, ...
SOLIDWORKS Plastics Overview
SOLIDWORKS Plastics simulation software combines injection moulding simulation with advanced CAE analysis to give plastics designers the capability of predicting just how melted plastic flows during the injection moulding process.Join us for this web...
Discover SOLIDWORKS Professional – Costing
Discover how to quickly and accurately cost your components using SOLIDWORKS Costing. Available in SOLIDWORKS Professional, SOLIDWORKS Costing is easy to use and comes with standard manufacturing templates which are customisable to your specific need...
Discover SOLIDWORKS Premium – Scan to 3D
Reduce the time required to build complex 3D models of real-world items, such as sculpted objects and anatomical items by using ScanTo3D which is available in SOLIDWORKS Premium. Scanned data such as point clouds or mesh can be imported, parsed, mani...
Beyond Training – PhotoView 360
Our “Beyond Training” webcasts focuses this month on PhotoView 360. Pick up some useful and time saving Tips and Tricks which go beyond the scope of the SOLIDWORKS PhotoView training course. Discover some of my personal favourite settings and techniq...
3D Content Central – Essential Guide
3D ContentCentral® is a free service for locating, configuring, downloading and requesting 2D and 3D parts and assemblies, 2D blocks, library features and macros. Join us for this webcast to take a look at how the active community of 1,210,272 CAD us...
Partner Spotlight – Exact Flat
This webcast is a must if you have a requirement to develop, prototype, cost and manufacture any products that incorporate composites, industrial fabrics or technical textiles. ExactFlat, a fully integrated, easy to use, Gold Partner add-in to SOLIDW...
How to Render Cosmetic Threads
This blog post explains how you can Render Cosmetic Threads in SOLIDWORKS to make them look a lot more realistic than the 'screw thread' appearance.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D Overview
Learn how to easily integrate your Electrical schematic design from SOLIDWORKS Electrical into the SOLIDWORKS 3D environment. Bi-directional capabilities allow mechanical and electrical designers to work concurrently and seamlessly on the same design...
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics Overview
Join us for a brief 20 minute overview and discover how to quickly create single-line and multi-line Electrical Schematic drawings by reusing common data and by accessing more than 500,000 manufactures parts from the integrated database. SOLIDWORKS E...
Partner Spotlight - LogoPress
This month the partner spotlight turns its attention on LogoPress. LogoPress is a fully integrated Gold Partner add-in to SOLIDWORKS with capabilities to flatten complex shapes, develop strip layouts. It also has a powerful 3D die design toolset whic...
Creating Inspection Reports
Do you ever need to create Inspection Reports from customer drawings or directly from SOLIDWORKS?
Evaluate your SOLIDWORKS Models
Discover how to use the tools on the ‘Evaluate’ toolbar. Some of these features are self-explanatory, however as with most features within SOLIDWORKS these tools can be used across a variety of situations and challenges some more obvious than others.
SOLIDWORKS Essentials Training - Lesson 1
A new series of webcasts which unlocks the first lesson from our certified SOLIDWORKS training courses. SOLIDWORKS Essentials training is the first stop in this series.In class this 4 day training course covers all the basic features that every user ...
Enterprise PDM Users - Managing Non-CAD Data
With the introduction last year of the Microsoft Office Add-in for EPDM 2013 and 2014, more and more of our Customers are finding that EPDM can be used to manage non-CAD data effectively and less intrusively, than other more traditional Document Mana...
Enterprise PDM Admin - Tasks
EPDM has 3 standard ‘Task’ add-ins, which after being installed into your Vault can be triggered as part of a Workflow or on demand. This Webcast will discuss the set up and options available within the Convert Task, Print Task and Design Checker. We...
Automate Simple Tasks with the SOLIDWORKS Macro
Sick of the tedious task of repeating mouse-clicks for the same repetitive tasks- well you may be able to use a macro instead. Learn to real basics of macro recording to automate your processes.
Discover SOLIDWORKS Professional - Design Checker
Discover some of the lesser known features of the SOLIDWORKS Professional package within Utilities and Design Checker. Utilities give you additional functions to compare geometry, features and BoMs and also check Symmetry in your models.Design Checke...
Partner Spotlight - SolidCAM
This webcast will introduce SolidCAM, the gold partner CAM add-on that seamlessly integrates into SOLIDWORKS. We show you how to create simple 2.5D machining operations and demonstrate how design changes propagate through to machine code to help save...
Strategies to rough a 3D part in SolidCAM
This webcast will demonstrate how with SolidCAM you can quickly and efficiently rough out a 3D component such as a mould or die to a semi-finished state prior to treating any local areas and finishing the component.
eDrawings for New Users
This webcast is designed to give a succinct overview of the features and capabilities of eDrawings – the free SOLIDWORKS, STL, DXF and DWG viewer. An ideal webcast for new and experienced users alike.
Beyond Training – Surfacing
Despite the name, “SOLID”Works has excellent surfacing capabilities which are covered in the 2 day surfacing training course.This webcast looks beyond the standard surfacing training to give you additional tips and tricks to help ensure y....
Optimising SOLIDWORKS
Computers change each and every day, with new software installed and more of the hard disc space being used up. Join us for a webcast that shows you some useful tweaks and maintenance plans you can use on your PC to get the most out of it for SOLIDWO...
Discover SOLIDWORKS Professional - Task Scheduler
The Task Scheduler is a great feature to allow you to automate many common tasks in SOLIDWORKS. Do you do batch printing or file conversions, have to render large files, or update files to the current SOLIDWORKS version? The scheduler will allow you ...
Discover DimXpert
SOLIDWORKS provides a number of ways of designing your parts utilizing Parametric relationships and dimensions.  However, sometimes these dimensions aren’t useful for manufacturing.Utilising DimXpert, users can create manufacturing dimensi....
Discover SOLIDWORKS Premium -TolAnalyst
Tolerance stack-up analysis is the study of dimension and tolerance schemes to determine potential form, fit, and function problems in parts and assemblies. It is a tool for performing tolerance stack-up analysis on parts and assemblies. Join us for ....
Managing Standard Libraries in WPDM
Best practice showing show company standard components and the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox should be implemented within a Workgroup PDM environment. View the Video here 
Discover SW Professional – WorkgroupPDM
An overview of the data management already included within SOLIDWORKS Professional, enabling individuals and teams to securely manage revision history and access to files. This control also makes it easier to work collaboratively while storing w....
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