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This forum is dedicated to those of you using SolidWorks, the 3D mechanical design software.

  1. Unhappy Help with registering on MCAD Central?

    I am trying to register on a website that has a Solidworks and a Creo user base. Part of their registration is a question located on a website that I cannot get to load. I didn't know if anyone...

    Started by ILoveMadoka‎, 14th Oct 2016 02:44 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    17th Oct 2016 04:40 pm Go to last post
  2. Spring motion on Solidworks Tutorial

    Spring motion on Solidworks Tutorial Full video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_3-iyIbeww

    Started by rocket‎, 17th Oct 2016 12:58 pm
    solidworks, spring motion
    • Replies: 0
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  3. Empty Toolbox When Configuring?!

    Hey folks, I'm a bit new to SolidWorks, so I could be missing something obvious, especially since no one else on the internet seems to have this problem. I'm trying to get my toolbox configured....

    Started by shinojitsu‎, 12th Oct 2016 06:37 am
    • Replies: 1
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    13th Oct 2016 04:51 pm Go to last post
  4. Running Horse Mechanism Motion on SolidWorks Tutorial

    Running Horse Mechanism Motion on SolidWorks Tutorial

    Started by rocket‎, 9th Oct 2016 05:29 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  5. Embarrassed Creo for Solidworks Users?

    I've been using Solidworks for several years now and am about to start on a project that is Creo 2.0 specific. I am starting at square one. Software and no training... :? Are there any websites...

    Started by ILoveMadoka‎, 28th Sep 2016 02:48 pm
    blog, creo, proe, solidworks
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 275
    30th Sep 2016 03:19 pm Go to last post
  6. Marble machine on SolidWorks with motion under gravity

    This tutorial shows the way using motion under gravity

    Started by rocket‎, 27th Sep 2016 01:57 am
    • Replies: 0
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  7. Smile File Management

    File structure on the network. Trying to get some ideas on file structure using Solidworks and AutoCAD drawing. The Company I work for is comprised of several divisions from other complies they...

    Started by 3Ddesiner1960‎, 22nd Sep 2016 12:40 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 243
    23rd Sep 2016 04:29 am Go to last post
  8. Subscription Service for Solidworks?

    Hello, I have went through the Solidworks website and I have also contacted them but have not received any answer after a day. I was curious if anyone knew if it was possible to get Solidworks on a...

    Started by drewbranson10‎, 1st Sep 2016 02:20 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    1st Sep 2016 08:56 pm Go to last post
  9. Propeller on SolidWorks Tutorial

    This is video show the way how to draw a Propeller on SolidWorks:

    Started by rocket‎, 16th Aug 2016 02:53 am
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  10. Joining a Knit surface to a body?

    Hi everyone. I'm having a problem joining a knit solid surface that I created by merging surfaces together, into a solid loft. I want to do this because I have a pattern cut out and when I array...

    Started by Volume3k‎, 14th Aug 2016 11:34 am
    • Replies: 3
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    15th Aug 2016 09:07 pm Go to last post
  11. Cutting a complex shape into a solid help

    Hi everyone. I'm having a problem trying to cut a cone like shape into a solid. I made a 3d sketch for the profile I wanted and then tried a number of tools but could not get it to cut properly....

    Started by Volume3k‎, 1st Aug 2016 03:51 pm
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    • Replies: 15
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    10th Aug 2016 04:43 pm Go to last post
  12. Knife on SolidWorks Tutorial

    This is my knife which I've just bought:lol: Tutorial is at here:

    Started by rocket‎, 8th Aug 2016 03:25 pm
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  13. need correct geometry for gearing project drawings

    I need to gather some geometry information on gearing. Quite a lengthy project has to be drawn in Solidworks, but it all has to be geometrically correct. It is unclear as to whether it is for CNC or...

    Started by mcshaun‎, 18th Jul 2016 04:27 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    19th Jul 2016 09:00 pm Go to last post
  14. Solidworks template files don't go back to original folder

    I have transferred two template files to the original path which was c:\Solidworks\Data\Templates, and they do not appear at start-up. Is there a new location for template files? I thought someone...

    Started by chubarka‎, 10th Jul 2016 06:57 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    14th Jul 2016 03:39 pm Go to last post
  15. New to Solidworks version 2013

    If someone here would tell me why I do not have the option for a Blind cut extrude, but rather only Through All in Solidworks version 2013, life would be good. thank you, Chubarka

    Started by chubarka‎, 10th Jun 2016 05:20 pm
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    14th Jul 2016 02:56 pm Go to last post
  16. pitch and shape formula for threading in solidworks

    Hello everybody, I have quite a hard time getting the shape of my cutting tool to work when forming a thread in solidworks 2009. I get as much info as I can from the machinests handbok but I really...

    Started by mcshaun‎, 1st Jul 2016 07:49 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd Jul 2016 05:04 pm Go to last post
  17. Question flexible strap with gravity?

    Quick question: I want to create an assembly in which a nylon webbed strap (like the one you tie stuff down with in trucks or the TRX straps) will be flexible. Is this possible in Inventor or...

    Started by 3dCADguy‎, 10th Jun 2016 08:01 am
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    26th Jun 2016 03:51 am Go to last post
  18. Question Assembly Drawing

    I am required to do a detail cut list for the project I am working, I am designing a meat rail. I used structural member when creating the rail, when i go into the drawing section and click "bodies"...

    Started by AnnekeL‎, 20th Jun 2016 12:48 am
    • Replies: 2
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    21st Jun 2016 05:05 am Go to last post
  19. obtaining dimensions of a profile in a section view.

    Hello, I am modelling a volute from from an old hand drawn drawing and I need to create a lofted cut from one plane (which is available) to another (which is not available). I have estimated the...

    Started by dg87‎, 20th Jun 2016 12:04 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    21st Jun 2016 05:00 am Go to last post
  20. Twist along path method of thread cutting tutorial

    Does anyone here have a link for a video tutorial of the Twist along path method of thread cutting. I have revolved a shaft for a toy and there are two protrusions on the shaft that I need to cut a...

    Started by gotchy‎, 9th Jun 2016 05:38 pm
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    17th Jun 2016 05:26 pm Go to last post
  21. Need help modeling a sailboat hull

    I despeerately need some assistance to model a hull of a sailboat. If a guru here could help me I would appreeciat it. Ahmad

    Started by davidoff‎, 13th Jun 2016 06:02 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    17th Jun 2016 05:21 pm Go to last post
  22. Free Solidworks Lessons from my old site

    In addition to my Solidbox.tv site i also have a site that I started back in 2011 with a bunch of info. Unfortunately there were some issues and i lost the domain name earlier in the year. Since I...

    Started by shift1313‎, 17th Jun 2016 04:17 am
    • Replies: 2
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    17th Jun 2016 02:40 pm Go to last post
  23. Identify this flyout please

    Someone here please identify the categories in this flyout for me please. We have one machine at work that has version 2007 of Solidworks installed and at times we all have no choice but to use it....

    Started by sanchez‎, 11th Jun 2016 08:55 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    12th Jun 2016 03:07 pm Go to last post
  24. Linear Pattern and Global Variables

    Using Solidworks 2013 Join Date Jun 2016 Posts 0 AutoCAD First Time on this Website Hey I am totally new to this website so have no idea where to post questions towards advice I need. I use SW...

    Started by AnnekeL‎, 7th Jun 2016 11:36 pm
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    • Replies: 10
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    11th Jun 2016 01:37 am Go to last post
  25. putting parts together in assembly

    hi Im starting to learn solidworks through the net with tutorials. but now im starting to put my cad work in progress with solidworks. Ive design all my parts that are needed in assembly. But in...

    Started by couves‎, 31st May 2016 10:18 pm
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    • Replies: 14
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    6th Jun 2016 11:55 am Go to last post

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