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  1. Help making this for my solidworks final? (picture)

    So I have to make this for my engineering final in school, and we use Solidworks (I attached a picture and I'm not sure if it's going to show up, but it's worth a shot). I joined this class really...

    Started by jeon‎, 28th May 2016 10:00 pm
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  2. Spoon and pickup v shape

    Here is one another model that I would like to process it in CNC Milling machine. The name of the component is dig seedling, this is useful for bonsai plants. I tried using from the front draw, but...

    Started by endlasuresh‎, 10th Mar 2016 06:20 pm
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  3. Reply not working properly

    shift1313, I am attempting to put this post in the new post category, I have used Reply twice, and it never posted. If you will notice, the number of replies is 11, which is what it should be with...

    Started by sanchez‎, 27th May 2016 08:32 pm
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  4. Video distortiion in Solidworks

    I have just re-installed Solidworks 2013 on a new hard drive and a perfect circle drawn shows up as an ellipse. Can someone here tell me what I have set wrong. I know that I have the screen...

    Started by sanchez‎, 10th May 2016 11:28 pm
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    27th May 2016 07:32 pm Go to last post
  5. Is a full curl possible in sheet metal?

    Is is possible to make a full curl in sheet metal from a piece of sheet metal 1/2" wide by 2" long?

    Started by gotchy‎, 25th May 2016 01:31 pm
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    27th May 2016 02:43 am Go to last post
  6. Linking sketch lines with a note

    My question: Is there a way to link or associate sketch objects with a note object so that when the note is moved the sketch objects move with it? I don't think inserting an empty view and...

    Started by Belgarion115‎, 23rd May 2016 06:57 pm
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    25th May 2016 03:58 pm Go to last post
  7. Solidworks Flat pattern

    Hi I am struggling to flat pattern this part. I am attempting to convert it to sheet metal by inserting a bend, but it doesn't let me. Would anybody have any ideas? Thanks for any help, its...

    Started by AdrianBy‎, 23rd May 2016 05:19 am
    • Replies: 2
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    24th May 2016 04:17 am Go to last post
  8. big problems with the wrap tool

    I don't understand why I am consistently having failures with the wrap tool. I think that I follow all the rules and yet I just can't seem to get it to work right. Am I the only guy having problems...

    Started by sanchez‎, 22nd May 2016 06:24 pm
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    23rd May 2016 01:40 am Go to last post
  9. rotate composite curve

    Hi, how can I rotate a composite curve out of plane? In this instance I insert a composite curve through, an airfoil section, convert the entities, then want to be able to rotate it about a centre...

    Started by nzhills‎, 22nd May 2016 02:31 am
    • Replies: 1
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    22nd May 2016 04:26 am Go to last post
  10. Increase model size without changing other features?

    Hi, My Solidworks skills are fairly basic and self-taught so was wondering if somebody had a nice solution for my latest problem? I have a model of a simple case design which has some hole...

    Started by trichards‎, 20th May 2016 08:52 am
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    22nd May 2016 04:17 am Go to last post
  11. Video adaptor needed

    I would appreciate someone to recommend a video adaptor that would work in collaboration with the Real View Graphics feature of Solidworks. The last one I had was an Nvidia Quadro FX 4800 , that I...

    Started by chubarka‎, 18th May 2016 09:15 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    18th May 2016 10:49 pm Go to last post
  12. CNC precision spindle design needed

    Good morning my Cad Brothers and Sisters. Would anyone here know of a good design for a precision engraving spindle to be used on a CNC engraving machine? We design machines here using Solidworks...

    Started by uma rostikovitch‎, 9th May 2016 04:55 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    14th May 2016 09:19 pm Go to last post
  13. Macro Request - I know nothing about creating these

    We have a user here who, despite numerous warnings, continues to keep his models in "hidden lines visible" display style and always saves them this way. Our experience has been that this is NOT the...

    Started by SuperCAD‎, 13th May 2016 01:48 pm
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    14th May 2016 02:53 pm Go to last post
  14. Why would you not use planes?

    I am completely dumbfounded by this. I was told by my supervisor that I'm not allowed to use planes and/or other parts to control the sizes of my models. I have to hard code each dimension for every...

    Started by SuperCAD‎, 6th May 2016 05:39 pm
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  15. Extruded cut on a dual curvature

    Hi, I'm sure there is a very simple way of doing this, although I can't seem to work it out. So I'm drawing a motorcycle tyre. I've drawn the basic body using 'Swept Boss/Bass', but now I want...

    Started by dazmco‎, 5th May 2016 04:08 pm
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    6th May 2016 07:59 pm Go to last post
  16. upgraded from Solidworks 2007 to 2013

    Hello, I have changed employment recently and in my last job I was designing machine parts in Solidworks 2007, I am now in a different job and we use Solidworks 20013 here. I find I am wasting a...

    Started by gotchy‎, 3rd May 2016 01:40 am
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    4th May 2016 12:55 am Go to last post
  17. What is this feature called?

    I have attached an image of a feature in Solidworks that I am unfamiliar with. I am speaking of the small square green labels that are peppered throughout the sketch. Would someone please tell me...

    Started by chubarka‎, 30th Apr 2016 08:23 pm
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    1st May 2016 06:39 pm Go to last post
  18. Solidworks Help

    I need to create a boat on solidworks and have been given design specifications. 1.Must fit inside a box 100mmx100mmx100mm 2.Float 2 meters across water 3.Powered by an elastic band and...

    Started by fleur‎, 5th Mar 2016 09:05 pm
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  19. Path to template files

    Hello, I am using Solidworks 2013 and when I imported my template files from my previous version they did not go into the right place. They do not show as an option under new. In all the other...

    Started by sanchez‎, 30th Apr 2016 07:27 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    1st May 2016 12:46 pm Go to last post
  20. Split Curve Discretized - Solidworks and Ansys

    I am having a problem with Solidworks discreetizing 3D curved lines which is giving me problems down the road when importing my model into Ansys DesignModeler. I'll illustrate the problem by way of...

    Started by tube_connections‎, 25th Apr 2016 05:36 pm
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  21. Distortion using Tangent Relations

    I am attaching three screen grabs of my futile attempt to apply tangent relations to A sketch destined for cut-extrude through an already extruded rectangle. After CTRL- selecting one straight...

    Started by sanchez‎, 22nd Apr 2016 12:54 am
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    22nd Apr 2016 03:33 pm Go to last post
  22. Flex Feature, does it apply here?

    I have enclosed three images by attachment. The purpose of #1 and #2, is only to show the construction of the part in question. The purpose of #3 is representative of a clock, the vertical line...

    Started by chubarka‎, 15th Apr 2016 12:06 am
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    22nd Apr 2016 12:25 am Go to last post
  23. Measuring an arc and perimeter of circle

    Will someone please show me how to measure an arc,(part of a circle) and the perimeter of a circle in Solidworks? Thank you, Diego

    Started by sanchez‎, 7th Apr 2016 07:01 pm
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    20th Apr 2016 08:16 pm Go to last post
  24. Sphere with skin thickness?

    Hello all, can someone here tell me if there is a way to revolve a sphere with a thickness to the surface, or skin? Thank you, Diego

    Started by sanchez‎, 12th Apr 2016 09:45 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    13th Apr 2016 06:24 pm Go to last post
  25. SolidWorks tutorial Primary to Advanced

    This channel will help you learn to use SolidWorks by yourself. There are many lessons that guide using SolidWork:SolidWorks Tutorial Primary to Advanced:...

    Started by rocket‎, 9th Apr 2016 06:57 am
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    9th Apr 2016 06:57 am Go to last post

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