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  1. How to create a pattern of extruded sheet (bulkhead) that fit in a varying shell?

    I want to create a series of bulkheads or diaphragms inside a non uniform cross sectional shell. I design a leg of a RTG (rubber tired gantry), this leg has a non uniform cross section (in x...

    Started by dimasmr21‎, 12th Mar 2017 12:51 pm
    solidwork, vary sketch
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 314
    21st Mar 2017 09:16 pm Go to last post
  2. 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: 5
    • Views: 909
    10th Mar 2017 10:28 am Go to last post
  3. Loft around a helix + circular pattern feature

    Hello! I'm trying to make a model of a spinning top shown in the attached image, and I'm having trouble doing it, even though I think I know what each individual step should be. I've made a...

    Started by asptamer‎, 5th Mar 2017 07:33 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 273
    6th Mar 2017 10:43 pm Go to last post
  4. Mini CNC Milling Machine

    I am looking to build a mini CNC mill and has been looking in CNC zone forums from long time. They have given some suggestions, but still want some machining feedback. There are so many files on the...

    Started by endlasuresh‎, 1st Mar 2017 06:08 am
    cad, cnc mill
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 186
    6th Mar 2017 06:41 pm Go to last post
  5. Solidworks : How to Draft a L shape groove

    Hello, I'm facing an issue with the Draft feature in solidworks. Probably because I don't practice so much on this soft. I do have a L that need to get a 5° angle draft to let the die get in and...

    Started by fraggle‎, 18th Feb 2017 01:40 pm
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 583
    3rd Mar 2017 07:09 pm Go to last post
  6. Camworks Instruction

    Would anyone here know if Camworks is offered as a course in any of the CNC programs in any of the Colleges or Universities in the New England area? Chubarka

    Started by chubarka‎, 20th Feb 2017 05:42 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 157
    22nd Feb 2017 04:26 am Go to last post
  7. Smart Chair on SolidWorks

    This video shows how to design a Smart Chair on SolidWorks. Video at here: https://youtu.be/Wo5eW3TjUl0

    Started by rocket‎, 10th Feb 2017 04:43 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 396
    10th Feb 2017 04:43 pm Go to last post
  8. 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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    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,924
    1st Feb 2017 05:23 pm Go to last post
  9. Problem with video card on Solidworks 2017

    Have this strange problem with video card in Solidworks 2017 on Windows 10. As you can see it on video that I made it, it's like the video card is lagging. It's not certified video card for...

    Started by xyz‎, 15th Jan 2017 02:23 pm
    2017, card, solidworks, video
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 907
    21st Jan 2017 09:01 am Go to last post
  10. Screw flight on SolidWorks

    This video show how to make screw fight on SolidWorks Video at here:

    Started by rocket‎, 12th Jan 2017 04:50 pm
    screw flight, solidworks tutorial
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 349
    12th Jan 2017 04:50 pm Go to last post
  11. Question re-build error on fill

    Hi I am new to solidworks and I have a part that at full scale is fine but when I scale it to 1/48 scale holes appear. So I then use the fill command which works great except for 2 holes where it...

    Started by timtom1‎, 29th Dec 2016 04:09 pm
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 623
    1st Jan 2017 03:09 am Go to last post
  12. Found this series on making real involute spur and helical gears

    Season's Greetings, I recently found this on YouTube and thought I'd share in the holiday spirit! Involute Spur & Helical Gears in SolidWorks It seems legit. Happy Holidays, PLQ

    Started by PLQ-0812‎, 30th Dec 2016 02:23 pm
    gear, helical, involute, solidworks, spur
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 318
    30th Dec 2016 02:23 pm Go to last post
  13. To all my Cad Brothers and Sisters

    To all my Cad Brothers and Sisters, to Matt Perez and all the Gurus here who graciously give of their time and hard earned know how to the challenged among us, Merry Christmas and a healthy...

    Started by chubarka‎, 21st Dec 2016 04:19 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 485
    22nd Dec 2016 03:22 am Go to last post
  14. Unhappy Weld Display Issue...

    (I am using SW 2013 per job standard) I placed a fillet weld between two pieces of metal and the weld comes in as a cylinder rather than a 90 degree representation like one would expect. I...

    Started by ILoveMadoka‎, 15th Dec 2016 06:51 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 675
    19th Dec 2016 03:23 pm Go to last post
  15. Unhappy Solidworks 2016 Corrupt Shaded view in a Drawing

    Hi I am new to solidworks and have created a new template for a drawing. It consists of a large picture inserted for the main background (whole page) with a frame and subtle watermark logo plus a...

    Started by mcpackaging‎, 6th Dec 2016 06:56 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 913
    7th Dec 2016 05:39 am Go to last post
  16. Santa Claus training before Christmas on SolidWorks

    This video show you how to creat a fun motion simulation on SolidWorks with Santa Claus Video is at here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjrXxk4zROo

    Started by rocket‎, 29th Nov 2016 07:34 pm
    solidwork tutorial
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 779
    5th Dec 2016 07:20 pm Go to last post
  17. AutoTrace an image into Sketch on SolidWorks Tutorial

    This video show you how to Autotrace an image into Sketch Video is at here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWhYAADFAsU&t=10s

    Started by rocket‎, 20th Nov 2016 03:24 pm
    solidworks tutorial
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 706
    27th Nov 2016 02:35 am Go to last post
  18. Method to apply radius to a flat part

    Will someone here point out a method to apply a radius to the flat part shown in my attachment, similar to the shaped part? The radius is 2.6". I have never used the flex tool, would that be a...

    Started by chubarka‎, 23rd Nov 2016 08:42 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 645
    24th Nov 2016 04:45 pm Go to last post
  19. Coca Cola bottle on SolidWorks Tutorial

    This video show you how to design a Coca Cola bottle on SolidWorks. Video is at here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYOzYhp9tmg

    Started by rocket‎, 23rd Nov 2016 06:57 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 361
    23rd Nov 2016 06:57 pm Go to last post
  20. Change display mode of solid body in part

    Can anyone tell me how to change the display in a part? I want some of the solid bodies to be displayed as shaded and some as shaded with edges. I know how to do this in an assembly, so I would...

    Started by CADgirl‎, 8th Nov 2016 06:21 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 676
    21st Nov 2016 09:42 pm Go to last post
  21. 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: 6
    • Views: 1,079
    17th Nov 2016 12:40 pm Go to last post
  22. 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: 9
    • Views: 1,305
    9th Nov 2016 07:59 pm Go to last post
  23. Weird Problem with assembly

    Would anyone here know what would make two parts literally fly away from each other during assembly? It is almost as if the zoom feature is out of whack. Example: A 1/4-20 screw being assembled...

    Started by chubarka‎, 28th Oct 2016 07:13 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 865
    4th Nov 2016 06:36 pm Go to last post
  24. Teapot Design on SolidWorks Tutorial

    This video shows you how to design a Teapot on SolidWorks Video is at here:

    Started by rocket‎, 2nd Nov 2016 08:16 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 622
    2nd Nov 2016 08:16 pm Go to last post
  25. Spring motion on Solidworks Tutorial

    Spring motion on Solidworks Tutorial Full video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE2vL59WdHw&t=267s

    Started by rocket‎, 17th Oct 2016 12:58 pm
    solidworks, spring motion
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 490
    17th Oct 2016 12:58 pm Go to last post

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