Hey passionate designer,Do you have design challenges? Want to improve your day-to-day work and be more productive? Most designers and engineers answer yes and yes.
As an engineer or designer, you’re quite accustomed to software that requires significant resources—both in terms of time and cost—to successfully deploy and integrate into your product development processes. There are some very useful tools out there that cost you absolutely nothing. They are also easy to learn and use, but also provide productivity benefits.
These free Engineering tools from SolidWorks are:
Below screen cast shows you these five favorite engineering tools. Each tool is free to use and provides valuable time-savings capabilities.
Watch the video and see how each tool works and where to find them at zero cost.
SOLIDWORKS Composer helps your organization leverage 3D CAD data to create dynamic graphical content that clearly communicates your products.The easy-to-use tools and intuitive product approach let you work directly from 3D CAD data to make high quality illustrations, photo realistic images, and even interactive animations without waiting for a physical prototype.Even nontechnical users can leverage existing product designs with SOLIDWORKS Composer and create associative 2D and 3D deliverables that automatically stay up-to-date with the latest design changes.
SOLIDWORKS Composer provides an easy way to create assembly instructions directly from your 3D engineering data.Create instructions faster than you ever thought possible with SolidWorks® Composer. They'll be more intuitive and reduce costly assembly line mistakes. Best of all, you don't need to wait for a physical prototype. You can start creating your instructions while the design is being created.
Creating technical instructions with SolidWorks Composer will:
Shorten production timeMinimize overheadPut you ahead of your competition
Each year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD, the Product Introduction Team delivers a Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality that is under development for SOLIDWORKS Desktop products. The Day 3 Skit the team produces has become one of the most highly anticipated events for our user community, and the 2016 version continued our long-standing tradition of having great fun and not taking ourselves too seriously, while showing off a host of enhancements – both big and small—that our development team has been working hard to produce for the next release.
While we normally haven’t shared a significant recap of the presentation outside of the live social media stream, we know you’ll love to have a single place where you can get a quick recap of what we shared. As a reminder, this IS aTECHNOLOGY PREVIEWand features / functionality are always changing until fully vetted and not guaranteed to be in the next release.Enjoy!
BI-DIRECTIONAL CIRCULAR PATTERN
Circular pattern in both directions
Multiple sizes in one feature
New functionality in a single feature
COMBINE CHAMFER-FILLET FEATURE
Both operations now in a single command
TRANSPARENT SECTION VIEWS
Transparent parts now included in section views
THREAD FEATURE LEAD-IN / LEAD-OUT
Adding manufacturing options to the Thread Feature introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2016
The pace of change within digital marketing has continued to accelerate over the past year, and a marketer’s job has never been more complex. By the time a marketer is able to work through and solve for today;s challenges, the window of opportunity to execute and reach key audiences is likely to have passed.
“In order to truly be optimal, brands need to find the individual creative elements within their ads that perform best for each online goals.”
Digital marketing is both an art and a science. Successful marketing comes from collecting, analyzing and using data about when and where customers spend their time. In short there’s a lot to be learned from your audience online.
You’ll get truthful feedback on campaigns and messaging, for one. Incorporating your fans’ interpretation and opinion of your brand can get you both fresh content and loyal fans. Single marketing voices only reach the people already in their networks. To break through, companies and causes will increasingly need to partner with suppliers, brand ambassadors and others to reach more people
The future of digital is…. responsive! To meet the needs of the evolving consumer and reach them wherever they go next, marketers must be able to have flexible strategies, work with speed and power, and think with ingenuity. Publishers, formats, tools, and opportunities will always be emerging and changing so quickness will be key to keeping up.
Tech savvy marketers who master synthesis, community, and creativity will be the winners… But not the biggest winners… The highest dais is reserved for you, the buyer. The future is bright for you all!
We know you are smart enough to set up a physical test, now see how with SolidWorks Simulation you can use the same knowledge to reduce the time and costs of physical testing and get to the best design faster.
We’ll prove it by breaking handcuffs and you can break free from the tedium and stress of your daily design challenges