SolidWorks World is big. Really big. OK, not at big as ComicCon, but it is as big as they come in the CAD industry. Even still, it’s easy to get as much out of it as you possible can. There are tons of sessions available for each day, plus many other opporutnities to get together with others more »
Rod Uding (@RoughDesigning) discovers a drawing with over 100 revisions. Short but interesting Google Plus Posting here. Just came across the most revised drawing I have ever seen.
SolidNotes blog has a very good article about the differences between Bend Tables and Gage Tables in SolidWorks. Bend tables were the original table used by SolidWorks to pull Bend Deduction, Bend Allowance, or K-Factor values for use in calculating the flat pattern. Before the introduction of gauge tables, you would need a separate table more »
With all the new functionality with view labels in SolidWorks 2014, some ancillary enhancements have also come about as a result from customer feedback during Beta Testing. One of these enhancements has been the new capability to display any view’s angle within an annotation note. Why would anyone need something like this? Well, there are more »
Auxiliary view functionality has now been expanded to follow several international standards more closely. When an auxiliary view is created at a nonorthographic angle, the standards specify that the view should be rotated into an orthographic direction. To account for the change in alignment, ASME and GOST standards specify the addition of a rotation symbol more »
The Hawkridge Systems has a practical example of using the Intersect tool in a recent article.