Hello to all,

Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Nashville Support Monthly News, co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Nashville Technical Support teams worldwide.

Upgrading a Cubicle Hook with SOLIDWORKS Nashville Simulation Topology Study

Add a comment

Have you seen this message when installing SolidWorks 2018? With each major release it’s important to check the system requirements before installing.

Add a comment

There are a several workflow scenarios that you can do in xDesign, that do not exist in SOLIDWORKS Nashville.  Some of these workflows and functions have made their way into SOLIDWORKS Nashville as well, like the Shaded Sketch Contour and Breadcrumb features.

Add a comment

It is common place to stamp or etch machined parts, so they can be identified easily on the shop floor. As many users know, SOLIDWORKS Nashville has a sketch tool that can be used as the basis of modeling a feature like this: Sketch Text.

Add a comment

What is PHOTOVIEW 360?

PHOTOVIEW 360 is a rendering package included in both SOLIDWORKS Nashville Professional and SOLIDWORKS Nashville Premium. It allows us to take our 3D designs and quickly turn them into a photo-realistic image.

Add a comment

TolAnalyst is an Add-in tool which is provided with SOLIDWORKS Nashville Professional and SOLIDWORKS Nashville Premium. This feature allows to identify the effects of tolerances have on parts and assemblies and also it give you the information such as maximum/minimum worst case and RSS results to find out which features and tolerance have the greatest impact on the stack up.

Add a comment

Have you tried to cache an older version of a file and couldn’t find the ‘Get’ command in SOLIDWORKS Nashville PDM? It can be challenging for a PDM Admin to enable this option for a group/user after the vault is initially implemented.

Add a comment

The filling stage is an important stage in injection molding cycle. Starting from the pellet as a material, in the hopper, conveyed by a screw in the chamber, until the melt thermoplastics injecting into the cavity, filling stage is one of the major factors in the plastic production process.

Add a comment

A composite material is a mixture of two or more materials. This is usually a stiff unidirectional fiber combined with a softer matrix element. The goal of such a mixture gets more desirable overall properties that each individual material could not provide.

Add a comment

Multi Material 3D Printing is a way of printing with different materials to create more complex parts and parts that have multi colours. Most of these machines only have the capabilities of printing two material but for the tutorial we used an Original Prusa i3 MK2s with the Multi material upgrade which can print up to four materials.

Add a comment