Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 day ago

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

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Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Sneak Peek: Upgrade for Easier Item, Process and Project Management

    If you already like the ease-of-use and file management capabilities of PDM Professional, you’ll want to keep an eye on SOLIDWORKS Manage. This new addition to the data management product line will give you a higher level of item management and the ability to manage resources, project timelines and complex business processes.

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • A Complete Guide to Using SOLIDWORKS Toolbox

    Every year, we update our resource center with technical support documents and quick guides for customers seeking additional help with SOLIDWORKS. Our SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Guide Packet is now available with the latest guides to many different common user actions and their best practices. This 4-part guide covers administration, customization, access or display, and a permission setting ...

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Top 10 Highlights of My First Year at SOLIDWORKS World

    My name is Travis Quick and I am an Application Engineer with Alignex, based out of Edina, MN. This was my first year at SOLIDWORKS World and I’m excited to tell you about all the great things that went on! From the cool technology that was represented at the Partner Pavilion, to the great new things customers are doing, to getting to meet all the amazing people at SOLIDWORKS that help...

  • New 2018 Features Just Announced at SOLIDWORKS World

    It's Day 3 at SOLIDWORKS World 2017! In today's general session, we got an exciting preview of new features coming to SOLIDWORKS 2018. Here are 6 features that got spontaneous audience applause!

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • SOLIDWORKS Tech Alert: A Critical DraftSight HotFix

    It has come to the attention of the DraftSight team at SOLIDWORKS that, due to an expired certificate, Windows* 32 & 64-bit versions of DraftSight released from 2012 to 2017 will not launch and/or will stop running as of March 1, 2017.  To avoid usage interruption, please make sure to immediately download and install this critical DraftSight hotfix, which can be found on the main prod...

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Create Photorealistic Renderings with SOLIDWORKS Visualize

    Since the release of the new external rendering software SOLIDWORKS Visualize in early 2016, there has been a bit of confusion as to where PhotoView 360 fits into the SOLIDWORKS family of products.  Wait, there is a new external product for rendering your parts and assemblies? Don’t we have PhotoView 360 already? Well yes, but SOLIDWORKS Visualize helps both non-technical users and CA...

  • An Important Technical Advisory on Updating SOLIDWORKS PDM

    The purpose of this technical advisory is to educate companies on the proper process for upgrading SOLIDWORKS Product Data Management (PDM) in an environment which includes both CAD and PDM. Furthermore this will cover upgrading both Standard and Professional versions with a focus to the latest 2017 version.

  • Students Visit Alignex for a Day of Engineering Exploration

    Last Wednesday, Alignex hosted 10 high school students participating in Mayer Lutheran's J-Term Engineering Exploration course. Their visit to Alignex was part of a 4-day field trip visiting machine shops, design shops and 3D printers throughout the Twin Cities to explore careers in engineering and related fields.

  • Top 8 SOLIDWORKS Videos Blog Posts of 2016

    Looking back on 2016, there have been a number of Alignex video blog posts that have topped our charts. While these posts cover a wide range of topics, they all share one common goal—to highlight key tools and features in SOLIDWORKS to help save you time, avoid rework costs and ultimately streamline your design process.  Here are the top 8 SOLIDWORKS video blogs of 2016...

  • Boolean Operations and Multibody Techniques in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

    Do you reuse geometry from other SOLIDWORKS part models to elminate the need to re-model or sketch a new part? In this video blog, I'll be taking a look at boolean operations—such as Common, Add and Subtract—and other multibody techniques to increase the speed of your design creations and reduce the time spent fixing broken trees. Plus, learn how to maintain existing features while al...

  • The Best STEM Toys for Kids this Holiday Season

    Did you know Alignex is a proud sponsor of STEM programs? STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—subjects that help kids develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills and interact with real-world challenges. 

  • Best Hardware Recommendations for SOLIDWORKS 2017

    Customers frequently ask us for some guidelines on the best hardware to run SOLIDWORKS on. Luckily, there are some simple guidelines on configuration to help you pick the right type of workstation for your needs. In this post, we will list each of the major types of components and describe how each of the characteristics affect SOLIDWORKS performance.

  • A Game Changer: Using Weldments in SOLIDWORKS

    To start using Weldments in SOLIDWORKS, create simple layouts with simple line entities along a 2D or 3D sketch. With the power of structural members, you can then group and display all items in the part level. In this blog, I'll show why weldments in SOLIDWORKS is one of the most powerful and fundamental toolsets.

  • How to Confirm Hole Alignment in Your SOLIDWORKS Assemblies [VIDEO]

    Ensuring hole alignment between mating components in your assembly designs, prior to manufacturing, can accelerate the overall product development process, save you time and help you to avoid rework costs.  In this video blog, I'll be taking a look at the Hole Alignment command in SOLIDWORKS assemblies that is helpful when analyzing the accuracy of your mechanical assemblies. 

  • How to Accelerate Your Design Process with SOLIDWORKS Treehouse [VIDEO]

    SOLIDWORKS Treehouse is a powerful standalone application that allows users to organize and setup an assembly outline in which changes can be implemented with ease. Make your assembly outlines faster and more efficient by using the SOLIDWORKS Treehouse application.

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Getting Started with SOLIDWORKS Design Tables

    Configurations in SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies give you the ability to vary dimensions and control the suppression states of various features without needing to create a new document. This allows you to have multiple variations of one project within one file.

Alignex, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • New Embedded Electronic Design with SOLIDWORKS PCB

    Did you know that SOLIDWORKS has a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) program? Indeed they do! SOLIDWORKS PCB is a set of tools engineered to bridge the gap between mechanical and electrical designs. With its simple to use interface and link to SOLIDWORKS, it gives the user an efficient design experience that gets PCB’s done quickly and easily.

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