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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 »

Call of sub type failiure, how do i register/check it?

November 19, 2015, 3:37 pm

I've writen some code in the solidworks api and i have a line i wish to check if it goes through. swModel.InsertOffsetSurface 0.01, False it makes an offset surface on the face im currently on, but... Read more »

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Is there a way to show NPT threads with a cosmetic thread

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Im trying to figure out the best way to display a 1-1/2 NPT thread on the end of a 1-1/2 Pipe. Is there a way to do this? I dont see that option in Cosmetic Threads. 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 »

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 »

Shell Warning question

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Just got a warning when using the Shell command - never had this wording before in 7 years. However it is the first time I have used a curvature continous fillet is a part. Sw2005 sp3 To allow shel... 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 »

Inventor has "Slice graphics" Does SW have a similar option?

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I have learned Inventor and now am using Solidworks. Everything is fine except I cannot find a similar function to the Inventor slice graphics option. I am working on box like parts. They are enclosu... 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 »

PDMWorks on ANY machine except the one with Solidworks on it!!!!

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I thought I could find my way round most things or know someone who could find a way, but this has myself and everyone I know stuck! I can not get into the vault, if the vault is not on the same pc b... Read more »

Routing - No Valid Configuration Found

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I am running into an error message that No valid configuration could be found for this pipe. This happens when I try to use tubing I created. I checked the design table, and it looks like I've foll... 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.