SolidWorks 3D Design Software

SolidWorks in Mold Design Part 1: Is my part moldy? I mean moldable…

SolidWorks has quietly become a great tool for mold design.  Did you know that nearly 1/3 of our customers use SolidWorks in the tool/die/fixture industry?  In this series of blog posts, I will design an entire moldbase, from fixing an imported part, to running mold filling analysis, making design changes, drawings, waterlines, graphite and wire electrode creation, […]

SolidWorks 2010 – See What’s New

SolidWorks 2010 is out of the box! You can preview the featured videos from a link on our website:, or signup for one of our “What’s New” open house events in October. While I’m typically the type of person who fears change, our Engineering Manager, Jason, has always said that new SW releases should be […]

Renaming Configurations

Hey, they have been sneaking a lot of cool things into the SolidWorks service packs during this 2009 release. One of them is the ability to rename configurations. You can rename a configuration in a part or subassembly even when another open document is referencing the configuration. Previously, you had to close the parent document […]