Unfolding Imported Models With 3DQuickPress Inside of SolidWorks

Importing models from other CAD software has never been an exact science for multiple reasons, the data usually comes to the designer in the format of IGES, STEP, Parasolid, or possibly native Pro/E, Inventor, and UG files if not thru multiple translations prior to receiving the model. Fortunately, SolidWorks can import all of these data types, along with many others.

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Via Ronnie C Flaugh – Technical Analyst of CATI


New Sheet Metal Gusset Feature in SolidWorks 2014

The easy-to-use gusset feature in SolidWorks 2014 is a useful tool to be aware of when you need this type of feature. Although gussets are typically more of a stamping feature…

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By Paul Hagenow of CAPINC