What's New in
SOLIDWORKS 2019
Design to Manufacture

Here are the top ten new features and enhancements in
SOLIDWORKS 2019 along with benefits you can expect.


mesh modeling
1. MESH MODELING IMPROVEMENTS SPEED REVERSE ENGINEERING, TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION AND 3D PRINTING

• Easily create complex textures by converting 2D appearances into real 3D geometry
• Use mesh files like they are solids using the new Segment Mesh
• Automatically create 2D sketches at intersections of geometry and a plane with the slicing command


smarter machining
2. SMARTER MACHINING WITH SOLIDWORKS CAM/MACHINIST

• Corner Slow Down and Arc Feedrate allow slowdown when approaching sharp corners and arcs
• Create machine-specific machining strategies
• Tooling improved with support for tapered shanks and more parameters


increase productivity
3. INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY AND FLEXIBILITY WITH SOLIDWORKS INSPECTION

• Improved Bill of Characteristics with new grid layout and group/ungroup
• Additional extraction options to include hole tables for use on complex parts
• Integration with SOLIDWORKS® PDM to manage and organize inspection projects and deliverables


improved workflows
4. IMPROVED WORKFLOWS WITH SOLIDWORKS COMPOSER FOR TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

• SOLIDWORKS PDM integration enables access to PDM functionality directly from the ribbon within SOLIDWORKS Composer
• Import Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) data directly from SOLIDWORKS models into SOLIDWORKS Composer
• New icons, new commands and support for five new languages


visualization and rendering
5. VISUALIZATION AND RENDERING—MAKING THE DIGITAL WORLD MORE REAL… FASTER

• AI (Artificial Intelligence) Denoiser—Uses AI to decipher and eliminate noise from your renders
• Integrated Physics Engine & Vehicle Driving Simulator for faster scene setup and real-time design review
• Enhanced Decal features and support for Video Decals


solidworks sell
6. CONFIGURE AND RENDER PRODUCTS ON THE FLY AND ONLINE WITH SOLIDWORKS SELL

• Click to add SOLIDWORKS designs to a SOLIDWORKS Sell cloud-based configurator
• Use on any device to share concepts and configurations of designs quickly
• Use Augmented Reality (AR) to show products in their actual environment


3d experience marketplace
7. FROM CAD MODEL TO REAL PARTS IN RECORD TIME WITH 3DEXPERIENCE MARKETPLACE|MAKE

• On-demand manufacturing across all manufacturing processes
• Place orders, track communications and collaborate with leading manufacturers worldwide
• Seamless integration between SOLIDWORKS and your favorite manufacturers


enhanced mbd(model based definition)
8. ENHANCED MBD (MODEL BASED DEFINITION) CAPABILITIES FOR FASTER 3D ANNOTATION OF MODELS

• DimXpert renamed to MBD Dimension and now available in Assembly mode
• Create bend tables, bend notes and flat views automatically for sheet metal parts
• 3D annotations passed to derived and mirrored parts
• Enhanced security controls for 3D PDF outputs


simulation capabilities
9. MORE POWERFUL SIMULATION CAPABILITIES

• Topology Optimization with Stress and Frequency constraints/goals for optimum parts
• Enhanced non-linear pin connector for accurate pin and clevis analysis
• Easy data reuse with drag-and-drop connectors/contacts into Non-Linear Dynamic studies


electrical and pcb
10. SOLIDWORKS ELECTRICAL AND PCB IMPROVED FOR FASTER MECHATRONIC DESIGN

• Drive mechanically-oriented PCB placement barriers for SOLIDWORKS PCB
• Auto-generate flattened route drawings and related tables in SOLIDWORKS Electrical
• Use splices from SOLIDWORKS Electrical schematics utilizing passing circuit symbols in 3D