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Could not run SOLIDWORKS 2016 setup get this error

June 7, 2020, 12:41 am

New windows 10 installed But could not run setup SOLIDWORKS 2016 same software run other system Unable to run SOLIDWORKS installation manager H:\sldlmsldlm.exe Verify that you have access to... Read more »

Free training videos for learning Solidowrks grasshopper / Rhino / Kinetic ...

February 19, 2019, 2:13 pm

Hi, here are some beginner training videos for learning Modo / Rhino / Solidworks (soon GH) : Best Thomas Read more »

deployable door.

September 3, 2017, 1:12 pm

Hey guys, I was interested on deployable systems and this time I was trying to make deployable door. The door design have two approaches 1 ) zigzag pattern muira-ori origami approach 2) hand fa... Read more »

Non Uniform thickness variation in SOLIDWORKS

August 12, 2017, 4:38 am

Dear Forum Members, Good Morning. I need to vary the thickness of my geometry in a non uniform pattern. One side of the geometry should have greater thickness and the opp osite region with lesser... Read more »

Solidworks Simulation with Glass glued with Metal

June 30, 2017, 12:50 pm

Hello All, I need a help and I want to do simulation with the glass glued to a aluminium material part.and how I can simulate this type.How to consider the glue part. Can anyone explain. Regards,... Read more »

Senior Mechanical Designer/Drafter (SolidWorks) @ Zo diac Pool Systems ? (S...

March 23, 2017, 10:31 pm

Senior Mechanical Designer/Drafter (SolidWorks) @ Zodiac Pool Systems ? ?? (San Diego) Vista, California Zodiac isn't just a pool supply manufacturer - we focus on Smart Pool Produ cts, from ph... Read more »

Senior Mechanical Engineer @ Zodiac Pool Systems ? San Diego, California

March 23, 2017, 8:33 pm

Zodiac is the leading provider of premium, innovative pool and spa products and is committed to designing and producing the most energy efficient, ear th-friendly pool products and systems availab... Read more »

HELLO! ... HELLO .. Hello ... hello ...

February 22, 2017, 3:22 pm

Looks like I haven't been around since way back in 2008. Jeez I'm getting old. Looks pretty dusty in here. Anyone still around? rm Read more »

SolidWorks Electrical 3D designer

July 6, 2016, 10:32 pm

I currently have an opening for a Solidworks Electrical 3D designer in Charlotte, NC in case anyone with that skill set i looking. Read more »

Help me in a solidworks part design.

June 1, 2016, 7:50 am

Hi, I'm Ermes and i am making one project that consist in a ship stuctural construction. That structural has a curved shape obtained with splite line, and i can't maked with structural mambers. you... Read more »

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SolidWorks model of a suitcase or luggage

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Hi, I am an engineering student from the University of British Columbia and for one of my projects I need a model of a suitcase (or similiar luggage). Unfortunately, I am not very good at solidworks ... Read more »

Linear Pattern Problem

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I am trying to use a linear pattern to create a line of caps, as long as they are touching it creates the objects correctly. But I am trying to have them 3/4 apart and it gives an error that Some Fea... Read more »

Installation of SolidWorks 2004 SPO

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I am trying to install SolidWorks 2004 SPO from a hard disk, (which is all I have). Everything seems to install okay, but when I go to open up the program, I get this error message: Driver components... Read more »

DST file format

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Has anybody ever had to convert a solidworks file into a .DST format? I need to convert the geometry into a gaming software. The person I am sending it to states that a .DST is the best format for hi... Read more »

tapped hole into tapered surface

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I am trying to use hole wizard and put a tapped hole into a tappered surface, but the tapped hole need to be perpendicular to the cone axis. I keep getting the warning no valid edges for the cosmetic... Read more »

Sketched Bend Tool

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I haven't fooled with sheet metal for quite a long time, and even when I did I used it very little. Will someone help me out and tell me why I cannot get the option to use the Sketched Bend tool. W... Read more »

Advice...Dell Precision 390 specs?

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I'm working up a quote for a new Dell Precision 390, and have a few general questions. I'm using SW 2007 and have recently (by default) been appointed SW expert in my research lab. I'm still rampin... Read more »

How to create a staggered pattern feature in SW?

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Greetings: Is there a way to create two rows of a staggered hole cut as shown in SW2K3 or SW2K4 (13 instances on the 1st row 2.54mm spacing between column - 12 instances on the 2nd row and shift to ... Read more »

Copy Custom Property Macro

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I have been using a macro for some time now called CopyCustomInfo--Esox.swp. I downloaded it from When run, it simply copies custom properties from another SW file of y... Read more »

where download solidworks 2003

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where can i download solidworks 2003 please ?? (i'm french !! ;) ) thank you Read more » is a website by engineers for engineers. It is not affiliated with any of manufacturers or vendors discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.