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Drilling a Hole on Cylindrical Surface

We deal with lot of cases where we need to drill holes on cylindrical surfaces. The modelling techniques may be differ what we use in actual production/manufacturing. This post discusses some of the methods that you can use to model your cylindrical parts with hole. Hole Wizard (hereafter will be called as HW) has been utilized to do all the drilling (creating hole feature) in this post. A very simple cylinder has been used to demonstrate the methods. Method 1:…
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Linking Dimensions (values)–1

As the post name suggested, here we will discuss on ways you can link two or more dimensions. The basic idea is make dimensions depend on each other and helps in quick updation of the dimension value. The two ways via which dimensions can be linked are: Using Equations Shared/Link Values Both the methods can be used in parts as well as assemblies. Using Equations: When dimensions are linked in this way, one member of the group is a driving…
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Add more Weldment Profiles

Are you looking for more Weldment profiles for you database? Check the following options/places: 1 Create your own: Have a look at this post and make customized Weldment profile. 2 3DCC: Visit Go to search section and use a key word weldmentlibraryfeature. There are around 72 different Weldment profiles available to download and use. Just make sure you put them in the appropriate folder/location (check above post on how to organize or where to place your downloaded weldment profile)…
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Animating a Can Crusher

This has been already discussed on so I thought of putting it in form of an article so that other can refer this. Can Crusher: A can crusher is a device used for crushing aluminum soda cans for easier storage in recycling bins. While most recyclers don’t require you to crush cans, if you do recycle a lot, your normal bin may fill up quickly. The can crusher gives you extra space by flattening either single or multiple cans….
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New SolidWorks Certification Center

There is all new SolidWorks Certification Center on the board. The features/options are much improved and so is the look. Here is sneak view of the new site. The site is available in two different languages (English and Svenska) which can be switched from button on the top right. So what are you waiting for, go and enjoy the new site features SolidWorks Certification Center

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