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The Big Reveal: First Look at the Desktop Metal Studio System

We want to introduce you to some new equipment that just got installed! In this video take a look at our Desktop Metal Studio Printer, Debinder, and sintering oven as well as a glimpse at our HQ showroom!

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Automate Your Designs Now by Activating DriveWorksXpress

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by: Aaron Winthers Monday, January 14, 2019
Did you know that you have a powerful tool that’s fully loaded and ready to go sitting right in your seat of SOLIDWORKS? DriveWorksXpress can be used right now with your existing designs to transform them into easily configurable, time and money saving machines. So if you’re an engineer who spends too much time...
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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Drawings 2019

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by: Angelle Erickson Saturday, January 12, 2019
SOLIDWORKS 2019 delivers powerful new productivity enhancements that make documenting your designs even faster. Users can now create a slice section through the model at any location using the new Removed Section view command. Simply select two opposed model edges and a view is created perpendicular to the section line...
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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webinar: What is Finite Element Analysis?

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by: Christa Prokos Friday, January 11, 2019
Coming up with engineering concepts and designs is one thing. Understanding how that design will perform in real-world conditions is another. Is an assembly component strong enough? At what point will a part break? Could you use a different material to reduce manufacturing costs? Questions like these are part of...
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Simulation Workflow: How to Improve Data Management Workflows

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by: Christa Prokos Tuesday, January 8, 2019
With the advent of the Internet of Things and everything that comes along with it (including smart products and 3D printers) the way that companies do business and manufacture their products has become increasingly reliant on technology, and by extension, the data that powers and is produced by it. Designers and engine...
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David Bolen, Stratasys Dental Strategic Account Manager | Spotlight Interview

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by: Gerald Matarazzo Monday, January 7, 2019
Dental is an enormous and growing target for 3D printing. With the combination of specialized model shops, dentists, and orthodontists, it isn’t just your local dentists that need this technology - the industry as a whole is being disrupted. I recently spoke to David Bolen, Strategic Account Manager at Stratasys ...
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New Assembly Structure Features in SOLIDWORKS Treehouse 2019

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by: Angelle Erickson Sunday, January 6, 2019
SOLIDWORKS Treehouse 2019 delivers some fantastic new capabilities for creating and managing assembly structures. When viewing large assemblies that contain many branches, the new setting to control the display of file images for each node is a great way of maximizing the amount of screen area available. By using a...
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The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition: Industrial 3D Printer at an Affordable Price

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by: Lisa Hannon Friday, January 4, 2019
3D printers have been integrated into workflows and onto factory floors to cut down on lead times and save on costs. But anyone who has 3D printed for tough applications knows the initial investment in a 3D printer can be expensive. Tough applications need to produce prototypes, parts, and tooling that are reliable and...
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Leveraging the Where Used Tab in SOLIDWORKS PDM for Standard Parts & Toolbox Components

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by: Jenny Johnson Thursday, January 3, 2019
Do you ever need to know the specific where used of your parts with configurations in SOLIDWORKS PDM? Have you explored the options on the Where Used Tab? Depending on how you have your dropdown configured, you could be missing out on important information. If you select a file in SOLIDWORKS PDM and choose the Wher...
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SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2019: Flexible First Article Inspection Reports

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by: Angelle Erickson Monday, December 31, 2018
SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2019 adds some powerful new enhancements that give you greater flexibility when generating first article inspection reports. When creating a new inspection project, you can now add custom properties from either the drawing or its associated model. Simply choose to add a new custom property, then c...
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Using XML documents as Templates in SOLIDWORKS PDM

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by: Lindsay Early Thursday, December 27, 2018
XML Templates afford the most flexibility in styling your documents. With this method, the XML can be copied and repeated, while there will only be one associated XSLT file in the SOLIDWORKS PDM vault. The XSLT utilized Extensible Stylesheet Language to transform an XML file into a styled format for display and printin...
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7 Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) Principles

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by: Simon Indrele Wednesday, December 26, 2018
3D printing started in the 1980s and since then quite a few different technologies have developed. DfAM (Design for Additive Manufacturing) will be applied differently to different 3D printing technologies. Different technologies require different optimization techniques which is important to keep in mind. In this ...
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Working in Tandem: SOLIDWORKS Inspection and SOLIDWORKS PDM (Part 3)

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by: Tom Starks Tuesday, December 11, 2018
In this three-part blog series, we’ve been discussing SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and SOLIDWORKS Inspection and, most importantly, using them together in harmony. In our scenario, our CAD revision control process has had extraordinary success with the use of SOLIDWORKS PDM and now we want that same success for the qu...
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