This forum is dedicated to those of you using SolidWorks, the 3D mechanical design software.
So we go out and buy some new i7 processor PC's to run SolidWorks with. Triple channel motherboard, processor and 6G or RAM. Windows XP-64 O/S.
The two year old Quad-Core system...
im trying to add fasteners to an assembly im putting together but it sems that Toolbox was not installed when i installed SolidWorks Office Preium 2007. Its strange because it says,...
Can Solidworks create and simulate forces on a flexible cable/rope?
It would be quite usefull when designing a winch, bicycle brakes/gear shifter, hoisting system, etc.
I use Autodesk Inventor Pro...
I have a drawing of plastic component which i need to make parts.I am not getting how to open that and select parts etc as i am very new to sollidworks.
Please let me know whether i should open in...
I have searched and seen the other similar forum but I still cannot understand them. Can i have a clearer tutorial?
I need to follow the standard, so cannot use sweptcut technic.
Im new to this place so greetings to all.
I jus have a question on internal threading. I have a hole dia. of 0.68 inches - its basically the caliber of a paintball gun im designing. the...
May i know wheter Solidworks got subtract function as in AutoCAD or not?
I have a trsparent closed recipient and an object inside.
In older versions of photoview I could hide the recipient and assign a material to the object inside. In 2010 version I can't assign a...
Suppose i am making a box and a lid to box.After i make both the part.How can a add refernce to lid such that if i change box dimensions lif dimensions should change automatically to fit properly.
I am looking for a model of a brass bib tap to insert into an assembly:) Does anyone have one already created or know where I could download one :wink:
I just created a part that has external threads on it. I used the Helix and Spiral feature to create a path at a specific depth and pitch and then make a triangle to follow the path to actually cut...
Bill, I didnt want to keep cluttering up your thread so I figured I would just start a new one for the model I am creating. Im putting in time here and there but I havent been able to sit down and...
Hi to everyone,
I'm a student and I have only academic licence both for ansys and solidworks so I can't use all the extension to export a file from SW to Ansys.
I have a SW assembly file containing...
I would like to convert my block into assembly/part. There is a Make Part from Block button in the Layout Tools toolbar, but I can't press it. Can someone explain to me how this button...
as you can see in the picture I want the plan on the point selected and not on the second one, i have clicked on the curve then ctrl+clic on the point but the point go to the first point :(
is there any tutorial step by step to learn pipe and electrical routing? using solidworks version 2010.
In my job there are several times where I need a fan to include in an enclosure. Some times you can find cad files of these fans(SW actually has one), but some times its just easier to model it...
I'm trying to align "drawing views" of different parts on a single drawing. Does anybody know if there's a way to do that apart from default "align by origin", i need to say align 2...
Does anyone know of a simple step by step process in using the lighting and appearances in Photoworks? I've been on this for the past few weeks and now it seems that the new lights and appearances I...
Based on figure above, I would like to build a field similar to that figure for my robot simulation using SW.
The problem is how to assign different color on the plane, such as the white line, red...
I'm using Solidworks 2008 and I'm trying to set up a motion study that shows a door opening 60° or so from the closed position.
I've added a rotary motor and set the duration from 0s to...
I have a problem with making a pocket on a shaft's extruded surface. I simply can't select it and make extruded cut.
Small shaft has shown in a picture.
Any advice is welcomed.
is there any tutorials to learn how to use Surfaces in Solidworks or Inventor?
Like for example modeling a car.
or this mouse:
I have model of a part provided by its manufacturer as STEP file. How do I select all the surface on the part at once, so I can change the color of the whole thing?
Using SW2009 64 bit.
Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.
Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.
Order threads in...
Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.
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