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How to Reference a Cross-Section within SOLIDWORKS

Jackie Yip on January 23, 2020 at 11:30 AM

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What if you needed to pull a cross-section of a solid with the ability to trace it? Well there are a couple of ways you can go about doing just that. The first is the Slicing tool which first made its appearance back in SOLIDWORKS 2019. Another alternative is the Intersection Curve. In this blog, we’ll go over both tools and distinguish the differences between the two.

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What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 - Simulation Evaluator

Mike Dady on January 16, 2020 at 11:30 AM

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With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2020, many exciting productivity enhancements have been added to the software. One of these additions, the Simulation Evaluator, is a simple but powerful tool for reviewing and managing any Simulation. Let’s take a look at how it works.

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Ultimate Guide to SOLIDWORKS Certification - CSWA

The Alignex Team on January 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM

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One of the many great things SOLIDWORKS offers it's customers is the ability to prove their technical know-how through a wide variety of certifications. Obtaining a SOLIDWORKS certification proves that you have what it takes to get the job done. Whether trying to advance at your current position or looking for a new one, having a SOLIDWORKS Certification on your resume will help you get where you need to go.

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A SOLIDWORKS Story - Waterous

The Alignex Team on December 19, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Waterous has been making American-made firefighting products since 1886 and they are still building revolutionary fire suppression systems today, Waterous holds true to their philosophy - “Cast, Machined, Assembled and Tested in America.”

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The Best STEM Gifts of 2019

Kevin Breindel on December 12, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Ugh, here we are again. We are knee deep in the holiday shopping season and I don't know about you, but I'm already tired of getting run over by shopping carts. It truly is the season of giving, and the most popular gift this year is a massive headache and a dash of road rage. If only there was a way to avoid all of this suffering...

Well there is! Simply use our 2019 best STEM gifts guide to just order everything online. Every gift on this list has been carefully vetted by yours truly to guarantee ultimate satisfaction. Maybe your kids will learn something using them, maybe they won't. At least you don't have to go out in public.

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Managed Cloud and Virtualized Applications for All Things SOLIDWORKS

The Alignex Team on December 5, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Desktop virtualization has been around for almost 20 years, but its application in design engineering has been limited because graphics-intensive applications like SOLIDWORKS CAD and SOLIDWORKS Simulation just didn’t work well in virtualized environments.

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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Results

Sean Stiehm on November 28, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Welcome to part 6 of our Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation series. This time we will be showing you how to run the study and interpret your results.

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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Meshing

Sean Stiehm on November 21, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Welcome to part 5 of our Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation series. This time we will be showing you how to break your model into smaller entities, otherwise known as meshing. 

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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Fixtures and Loads

Sean Stiehm on November 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Welcome to part 4 of our Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation series. This time we will be walking you through the process of assigning fixtures and loads to your simulation study.

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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Assigning Materials

Sean Stiehm on November 7, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Welcome to part 3 of our Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation series. This time we will be walking you through the process of creating your study and assigning materials.

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