WPDM

SOLIDWORKS Add-In Basics For Stepping From Workgroup PDM To PDM

SOLIDWORKS Add-In Basics For Stepping From Workgroup PDM To PDM

With the retirement of Workgroup PDM (WPDM) on the horizon, many sites have already made the transition from WPDM to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional or PDM Standard. After the dust has cleared, and the users sit down to work what should one expect? How might the experiences differ? Note: Due to PDM being renamed in the […]

Virtual Components in the land of PDM

In the land of SolidWorks Assemblies exists a funny creature called the “Virtual Component”.  Virtual components are typically used in top-down design when you need to create a new part in the context of an existing assembly. During the conceptual design process, when you frequently experiment with and make changes to the assembly structure and components, […]