Technology

  • SOLIDWORKS What’s New 2020 – Performance Leverage the Performance Improvements in SOLIDWORKS 2020 New improvements to significantly speed up the design of large assemblies and running validation analyses. No matter your industry, SOLIDWORKS 2020 delivers many important enhancements including improved performance, allowing you to work more efficiently and faster than ever before. Specific performance enhancements include: New Detailing mode and graphics acceleration for drawings: The new ...
  • BOM Tips and Tricks BOMs and Balloons Tips and Tricks Detailing a drawing for complex can sometimes be a laborious and time-consuming task for engineers. Thankfully adding a BOM to a SOLIDWORKS drawing is a quick and simple task. The bill of materials shows all of the information it should and updates automatically when it needs to. Perfect. SOLIDWORKS now has ...
  • Made in Wales 2019 A host of Wales’ most innovative, sustainable and forward thinking manufacturers were in the spotlight last night (3 October 2019), including a developer of hair removal devices, a healthy snack bar producer and a soft drinks brand. Insider‘s Made in Wales event took place at Cardiff City Hall and was compered by Siân Lloyd. Wales Business Insider editor ...
  • Industry 4.0: Process Automation Industry 4.0: Process automation There is increasing clamour around “Industry 4.0” with the main protagonists telling whoever will listen that UK companies must either adopt the principles or get left behind. For many SMEs however, there just isn’t compelling proof of the potential benefits that their company could receive from investing in digitisation, automation and integration.   Seeing is ...
  • Re-orientating models for importing and exporting
  • Filling a Mold Cavity Using Combine SOLIDWORKS has multiple integrated tools that can help users throughout the mold creation process. They can be used to create complex mold assemblies and tooling. In industry, these mold models provide a cost effective and easy way to create accurate injection moldings. SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools can be used designing a multitude of parts of different materials. ...
  • SOLIDWORKS Export to AEC SOLIDWORKS BIM Capabilities and Export to AEC Although more commonly used for mechanical applications, SOLIDWORKS is popular within the Architectural and Construction industries. As BIM adoption within these industries increases, users now more frequently require BIM integration within their CAD software. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a method of providing information to those who need it. ...
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Variable Mapping Mapping Variables to Drawings   How to take manual input out of drawing control using SOLIDWORKS PDM.   Moving files through workflows is a great way to ensure that your CAD files and drawings are checked and approved before being released. On most drawings there is a place to sign and date when approved, this can be a time-consuming process ...
  • Advanced Part Modelling – SOLIDWORKS Training Advanced Part Modelling SOLIDWORKS Training – Part 2 The Advanced Part Modelling course covers the more advanced shaping capabilities of SOLIDWORKS. This includes tools for modelling complex solids. We have already introduced some of the advanced sketching and sweeping tools in a previous blog, which you can find here: Part 1 We will now look at the ...
  • Advanced Part Modelling – SOLIDWORKS Training Advanced Part Modelling SOLIDWORKS Training – Part 1 SOLIDWORKS training courses, which are held at CCSL, are designed to improve your skills and learn new tools for the first time. The courses are process based, emphasising the procedures you should follow to complete a feature. Experienced SOLIDWORKS instructors demonstrate live case studies to ensure you get ...