Click here for the download page of the updated ctopher SolidWorks material database library. Have you ever needed a material database that has more than the standard materials that comes with SolidWorks? Over the past eight years I have created solid models for military and commercial designs that required accurate 3D models to send to our more »
For whatever reason, watermarks are sometimes necessary, even on drawings. Since SolidWorks has no watermark feature, and does not allow the user to change the order of drawing entities, a workaround is necessary. Here’s a method I recently discovered.(I am currently using SolidWorks 2007 SP3.1.) Open the drawing. Edit Sheet Format Use Annotation Note more »
To expand on my previous post, methodology in using SolidWorks should employ strategies that capture function (not just form and fit). This is true at the individual model level, and at the model assembly level. There are likely many ways to capture function within a model assembly. If used in a particular way, Horizontal Modeling more »
Welcome to the launch of the SolidWorks Legion blog. Chris Saller, Chris MacCormack and Matt Lorono (I), have started this joint blog to cover all topics related to SolidWorks, from the very specific to the remotely connected. Help on troublesome topics will be provided. Opinions will be expressed. Examples will be provided. This blog will more »
Hey all, Wanted to take a moment to say a few words about the technical school I am working for. Northwest Technical Institute is located in Eagan, MN and has been around for 50 years as a private institution. The school is constantly producing excellent talent for the Drafting/Design and CAD technologies. Students are drilled more »
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