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SOLIDWORKS xDesign: An Elegant Way to Work

SOLIDWORKS xDesign: An Elegant Way to Work

xDesign is SOLIDWORKS’ next generation browser-based design tool built on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

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Imagine, Create and Innovate with SOLIDWORKS and Matsuura

Imagine, Create and Innovate with SOLIDWORKS and M

April 17, 2019

Over that last several years we have seen manufacturing come to the forefront of a lot of discussions in the world of design.

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical – The Future is Bright!!

SOLIDWORKS Electrical – The Future is Bright!!

April 8, 2019

As a designer in industry and as a software consultant I have seen the product mature from its infant state in 2012 to the robust design tool that we ...

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Motorcycle Madness: Building a Big Bike

Motorcycle Madness: Building a Big Bike

April 9, 2019

After months of intrigue (and huge conference in Dallas), the Magic Wheelchair Build Team is back, creating the most epic motorcycle costume possible ...

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InSilixa Uses Advanced FEA to Study Real-World Gasket Behavior

InSilixa Uses Advanced FEA to Study Real-World Gas

In 2018, we invited some SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium users to try our newest simulation offering: SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE), a po...

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Double Robotics Doubles Down on Telepresence with SOLIDWORKS PCB

Double Robotics Doubles Down on Telepresence with

March 29, 2019

I work on the West Coast, but many of my interactions are with colleagues who are all over the country.

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Getman Mines for Greater Efficiency and Profitability with SOLIDWORKS

Getman Mines for Greater Efficiency and Profitabil

February 28, 2019

In 1954, Getman Brothers Construction Company entered the mining industry with the design and production of the Scoot-Crete.

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The Next Revolution in Product Development: MCAD+ECAD Enterprise Simultaneous Engineering

The Next Revolution in Product Development

February 28, 2019

All product development goals essentially come down to considerations and tradeoffs between time, quality and cost.

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The Robotics Mom: Shelly Gruenig’s Passion for Working with Young People

The Robotics Mom: Shelly Gruenig’s Passion for W

February 28, 2019

With a Ph.D. in Workforce Education, Dr. Shelly Gruenig has long had an interest in helping others build successful, gratifying careers.  

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Jumpstart Your Business with the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program

Jumpstart Your Business with the SOLIDWORKS for En

February 28, 2019

Eddy Lin had a crazy idea while hiking the foothills of Los Angeles. Tired of LA’s heavy commuter traffic, Lin began dreaming of building a pers...

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Technology Preview: SOLIDWORKS 2020

Technology Preview: SOLIDWORKS 2020

February 19, 2019

Everyone loves the opportunity to get a sneak peek at new functionality in development.

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SOLIDWORKS Education Blog Top 10 Most Inspiring Stories of 2018

SOLIDWORKS Education Blog

SOLIDWORKS Education had a big year in 2018, and we wanted to share some of our most inspiring stories with the larger SOLIDWORKS community.

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See a Live Manufacturing Workflow in Action at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

Live Manufacturing - SOLIDWORKS World 2019

February 15, 2019

Starting in 2018 we introduced the Shop Floor at SOLIDWORKS World.

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Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster

Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster

February 1, 2019

Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman. While these may sound like comic book titles at first glance, they are actually the names of popular roller coaste...

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Motorcycle Madness: The Design Moves Forward

Motorcycle Madness: The Design Moves Forward

Time to check in on the SOLDIWORKS Magic Wheelchair build! Between the holidays and SOLIDWORKS World coming up in February, the build team has been sw...

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Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

January 23, 2019

The explosion of affordable immersive devices and broad ecosystem of technology and experiences are enabling more powerful storytelling.

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Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam? Wait No Longer

Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam?

As of January 1, 2019, we have changed our re-take policy on all our customer-facing and academic certification exams.

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Why SOLIDWORKS World is More Like a Family Reunion

Why SOLIDWORKS World is More Like a Family Reunion

January 10, 2019

My name is Joe N. Lance, Principal Mechanical Technologist at Halliburton in Houston Texas.

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[Podcast] A Vision for Creating Better Prosthetic Limbs with Easton LaChapelle

[Podcast]

As a young boy, Easton LaChapelle had an interest in making things…anything…with no barriers.

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Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

Whatever it is we all have our own performance barriers that we use every day to decide whether we give a product the time of day or we walk on by.

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SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List: Now Open for Voting

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List

January 3, 2019

On behalf of SOLIDWORKS team, thank you to everyone for ideas submitted to the SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List.

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SOLIDWORKS Helps RoboTeam Twente Tackle RoboCup 2018

SOLIDWORKS Helps RoboTeam Twente Tackle RoboCup 20

Robots taking on robots? If you thought that was the stuff of game shows, toy manufacturers or multi-million dollar film franchises, think again.

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Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Speeding Towards the Finish Line

Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Speeding Towards the

June 28, 2018

The wheels have been painted, the body has been hard coated and sanded umpteenth times, the decals have been laid out, the LEDs have been tested, the ...

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Learn How to Apply Tolerances on a Single Feature in SOLIDWORKS MBD

SOLIDWORKS MBD

The DimXpert tools in SOLIDWORKS MBD allow you to dimension your parts and assemblies with 3D annotations in order to communicate requirements directl...

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Who Really Owns the PCB Layout? – Part One

Who Really Owns the PCB Layout? – Part One

One would think that the title of this article should be a no-brainer.

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Empower the Model-Based Enterprise with SOLIDWORKS MBD 2019

SOLIDWORKS MBD 2019

Model-Based Definition (MBD) is a journey. Defining product and manufacturing information (PMI) on 3D models rather than 2D drawings is just a start.

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New SOLIDWORKS Mold Making Exam Now Available

SOLIDWORKS - Exam

The SOLIDWORKS Mold Making exam is now available! Previously known as “Mold Tools,” this exam is a more industry-focused exam that include...

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How BattleBots SawBlaze Cuts through its Competition using SOLIDWORKS

BattleBots - SOLIDWORKS

My name is Jamison Go and I am the team captain, primary driver, and one of the engineers for the BattleBot SawBlaze Team.

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