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Designing for Metal X 3D Printing

John Nolin - Senior Technical Representative SolidXperts USA The Markforged Metal X printing system can produce a variety of metal parts in a growing selection of alloys, but as with any production method, some part geometries will print easier, or better, than...

Server Installation for SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

By Elene Teolis – PDM Application Specialist The following steps will guide you through the installation of SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard and its basic minimal operational configuration settings. This document will cover the following points: Server Preparation Software...

SQL Express Installation and Configuration Guide

By Elene Teolis – PDM Application Specialist at SolidXperts How to Install SQL Express in Preparation for Installing SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard *Your windows and menus may vary slightly depending on the server operating system. 1. Server Preparation 1.1. Make sure the...

New Metal X Material Released: Inconel

What is Inconel 625? Inconel 625 is a nickel-based superalloy that is highly resistant to corrosion and high temperatures. The strength of Inconel 625 is not compromised by multiple heat cycles, and it can withstand temperatures up to 1000°C. Traditionally, Inconel...

Automatic Geometry Recognition in SWOOD CAM

By Alexandre Tétrault, SOLIDXPERTS Application Specialist Do you work in cabinetmaking and often have repetitive programming tasks (CAM)? Would you like to know how to automate the g-code generation for the furniture you’ve designed? Would you like your CAM software...

SOLIDWORKS Improved Graphics Feature

Ever wonder how to improve graphic performance in SOLIDWORKS? by Alexandre Tétrault - Application Specialist at SolidXperts Have you ever encountered files that take time to open, or rotated a model that was erratic? If so, you may be dealing with performance issues....

SOLIDWORKS Educational – An Adapted Solution

By Ghyslain Lacombe - SolidXperts Application Specialist Is there computer-aided design (CAD) software that is easy to integrate into schools so that students learn the content of the course rather than learning to use the software? Is there CAD software that...

Why SOLIDWORKS Visualize will simplify your life in business

By Nikita Lambert – Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) at SolidXperts When a new concept, idea, or mechanism is imagined by someone, that person must be able to communicate and share what they have imagined to their colleagues and bosses, otherwise this potentially...

Printing & Post Processing of Replica Models with Markforged

By Gregory Bejtlich – Application Specialist at SolidXperts Despite the many advances in 3D printing technology, additive manufacturing continues to be a monochromatic industry. Conventional FFF (FDM) and SLA printers are limited to printing one color at a time, but...

How to use DriveWorks with SOLIDWORKS

By Alain Provost – Technical Representative at SolidXperts At SolidXperts, a question often comes up during meetings with our clients. How do you use DriveWorks with SOLIDWORKS? Here are some concerns that come to mind when this question arises: What are the goals of...