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Mating Parts To Create Assemblies
Mating Parts To Create Assemblies
SolidWorks has a simple, yet powerful mating feature. It is used for joining parts in an assembly and simulating how they fit together and move together. The picture of the engine above shows an intricate assembly. This tutorial will cover the most basic mates that we will use to simulate simple mechanical systems.
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Sw2006_edrawings Training Exercise Files
Sw2006_edrawings Training Exercise Files
See tip/tutorial link for description.
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Using Sketch Pictures To Capture Design Intent
Using Sketch Pictures To Capture Design Intent
When creating new designs, there may be a picture or image created by an industrial designer, or picture of a prototype, that could be used as an aide to creating the design. One way to do this is to insert a picture into the sketch and sketch over the image. Figure 1 shows an example of a part created from an original sketch. The sketch was inserted as a sketch and new features were created.
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Material Linking In Photoworks 2 (video)
Material Linking In Photoworks 2 (video)
If you are using a common PhotoWorks Material such as `Metallic Green Paint` in multiple part and assembly documents then you should link the material to a file. If for instance your paint supplier changes the shade of the paint you only need to change the linked material file and PhotoWorks propagates the changes to any part or assembly that contains the linked material.
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Inexpensive, Easy-to-use Assembly Analysis Software Reaches The Market
Inexpensive, Easy-to-use Assembly Analysis Software Reaches The Market
** White Paper ** This article discusses how the ability to analyze complex assemblies can now be implemented in inexpensive, easy-to-use packages. Email submission required.
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Overview Of Layout Sketches In Solidworks
Overview Of Layout Sketches In Solidworks
** Free Login Requried ** Here`s a helpful tip on how to use Layout Sketches From SolidProfessor.This tip is a brief overview on how to use Layout Sketches in SolidWorks. This tip requires a sound card.
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Mate Diagnostics In Solidworks
Mate Diagnostics In Solidworks
** Free login Required ** If you`re having problems with parts of assemblies not mating, check out this helpful tip on how diagnose these problems from the SolidProfessor.
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Lofts
Lofts
In this edition of Tips & Tricks we`d like to share a lesson from our newly released course "SolidWorks Update Training 2006". Take a few moments here to check out the enhancements to the LOFT feature in SolidWorks 2006.
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Check A Solidworks Assembly Into Pdmworks
Check A Solidworks Assembly Into Pdmworks
In this tip, learn how you can Check a SolidWorks Assembly into PDMWorks for the first time.(Video)
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Solidworks Benchmark Update: How To Use The Download
Solidworks Benchmark Update: How To Use The Download
reviews the steps to get the most out of using the download version of the Benchmark, David Schaller, SOLID Solutions, November/December 2002
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Import Catia V4 Models In Solidworks
Import Catia V4 Models In Solidworks
See tip link for description.
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How to Use 3D Sketches to Reduce SolidWorks Features
How to Use 3D Sketches to Reduce SolidWorks Features
Using 3D sketch tool to create plane angled to curved surface.
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Video Tutorial from SolidWorks - Assembly
Video Tutorial from SolidWorks - Assembly
When inserting a part into an assembly, how can I better control its positioning? Watch now...
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About creating drawing sections - A video tutorial
About creating drawing sections - A video tutorial
Sometimes when creating a drawing section view, the dimensions from the Parent view cannot be transferred. Why is that?
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Solidworks Mold Design Workflow Tools
Solidworks Mold Design Workflow Tools
Tutorial explores some tools to decrease design time while eliminating errors and reducing the need to build costly prototypes.
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