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Sep 12, 14
Why Integrated CAM and Free 2.5 Axis Milling
With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it. Aristotle Every single morning people are waking up with new ideas for greater and bigger things; things to be imagined, things … Continue reading [more...]
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Aug 15, 14
You are in charge of your next design
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."- Steve Jobs. Not all of us get to design the next sexy iPhone but that does not have to stop you from making better … Continue reading [more...]
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Aug 6, 14
Learn how to use SolidWorks Configuration Publisher.
There is not many "How to.." on the subject of one of the best SolidWorks Assembly automation tools. The SolidWorks Configuration Publisher can be the tool that will assure your team is not making fatal mistakes when inserting parts and … Continue reading [more...]
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May 14, 14
cadcamstuff corner
SolidEdge University 2014 begins Link [Lars:ST7 is here! It is always great when new stuff arrives in CAD] Some Improvements to Mastercam Design Link [Lars:Mastercam X7 gets some new Solid tools!] 5 Amazing things you should know about SolidWorks Electrical … Continue reading [more...]
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Apr 15, 14
Advanced notes in SolidWorks drawings: Pattern Instance
Want to stuff some sweet automatic pattern instance updates into your drawing notes? Many times when people get to the point of creating a drawing they are stretched for time causing failing back to basic techniques and manually labor. In … Continue reading [more...]
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Feb 26, 14
How to learn SolidWorks 2014
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Gandi We have all been in situations where a new skill was required, and some are easy through trial an error. I for example … Continue reading [more...]
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Feb 17, 14
cadcamstuff corner
Rhino 5 Service Release 7 Available Link [Lars:With 25 saves before it stops working, I think I need to review the trial version soon] Mastercam Swiss Expert 2013 on a Tsugami S-327 5-axis machine Link [Lars:I could watch cool Swiss … Continue reading [more...]
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Feb 12, 14
5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-20)
5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.To dimensions from tangent edges of an arc or circle, hold Shift and select the tangent edge closest to the desired placement. 2.You can create parts in … Continue reading [more...]
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Feb 5, 14
5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-19)
5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can press the space bar to bring up the Orientation dialog box. 2.When dimensionsing, right-click to lock the orientation of the dimensions (inside/outside angle or horizontal/vertical/parallel). … Continue reading [more...]
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Feb 4, 14
3 Things you should know about SolidWorks Search Routines
Changes are that appreciation is not what most people has on their mind when this message apear when opening an assembly. But if a tiny bit of frustration is coming to the surface do not point it at SolidWorks. SolidWorks … Continue reading [more...]
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Jan 27, 14
cadcamstuff Wins TenLinks Top Ten Blogger Award
No one like people who brags, but today I am going to stick to the American Novelist Sarah Sheppard who said It ain’t bragging if it is true The great news source TenLinks and SolidWorks had teamed up this year … Continue reading [more...]
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Jan 22, 14
GrabCAD Workbench Professional now has SolidWorks add-in
GrabCAD might have been your favorite hub for cool 3D models but has become so much more with their new “collaboration/Dropbox on steriods” Workbench feature. From GrabCAD Workbench gives user the capabilities to automatically sync their desktop files to cloud … Continue reading [more...]
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Jan 20, 14
5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-18)
5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.When you create a new projected, section, or auxiliary view, by default it is aligned with the parent view. To break the default alignment, hold down Ctrl … Continue reading [more...]
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Jan 14, 14
cadcamstuff corner
SolidWorks Tutorial:Import Diagnostics… Link [Lars:My friend Alin Vargatu from Javelin does a fantastic job explaining this great SolidWorks tool] Ten Inspiring Quotes On Design and Creativity… Link [Lars:Simon Martin posted this great and fun article on one of my favorite … Continue reading [more...]
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Jan 13, 14
5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-17)
5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can create blocks from commonly used sketches and easily reuse them in sketches, drawings, and models to quickly copy a sketch. 2.Use the Sketch Picture command … Continue reading [more...]
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Jan 6, 14
5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-16)
5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.Click the Show in Folder icon next to recent documents in the File menu to browse to their location. 2.You can pin files in the recently used … Continue reading [more...]
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