Like most of us, you’ve likely heard of the 3DEXPERIENCE – the new design and business information platform from Dassault Systemes, makers of SOLIDWORKS. You likely don’t have a clear idea of what it actually does, however, and how it might affect you as a current SOLIDWORKS user. In this article, … [Read more...] about What is the 3DEXPERIENCE? Let’s Find Out!
Somewhere between late January and early February is my favorite time of the year – when I’m lucky enough to attend 3DEXPERIENCE World (formerly SOLIDWORKS World). It is a time to connect with others in the community and be inspired by the innovation and brilliance of SOLIDWORKS users around the … [Read more...] about This Year’s Virtual (And Free) 3DEXPERIENCE World Is Approaching
The software industry is constantly changing. One of the recent trends, particularly in CAD software, is a move to named-user licensing where each individual user has a license assigned to their individual email address. This has become the primary mode of delivery for vendors like Autodesk and … [Read more...] about Network Licensing Still Available with SOLIDWORKS and Draftsight
On July 6, 2020, SOLIDWORKS released 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS, a variant of the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software that is connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. This new version represents a shift in the delivery and operation of SOLIDWORKS CAD software. A new offering like this often leads to a lot of … [Read more...] about 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Explained
At Hawk Ridge Systems, in partnership with SOLIDWORKS, we’re looking to do whatever we can to minimize the inevitable disruption in this very difficult time, as many of us need to work from home due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak. We recently shared a comprehensive guide for Working From … [Read more...] about Work From Home During COVID-19 With SOLIDWORKS Temporary Licenses
With today’s smart and connected products, an increasing amount of design projects involve incorporating mechanical, electrical and electronic elements – with PCBs, wires, cables and harnesses making up key elements of the design. One of the most challenging parts of the design process is … [Read more...] about Enterprise Harness: Solving Wire Harnessing Challenges
Beginning with any new piece of software is always challenging – users need to change workflows, learn new skills and get familiar with the interface, all while keeping up with deadlines and other demands of their business. SOLIDWORKS Electrical is no different. It can take some effort to get … [Read more...] about 4 Steps for Starting SOLIDWORKS Electrical
Innovation starts with someone asking, "What if?" or "Why not?" Answering these questions is often impractical with physical prototypes or hand calculations, not to mention the necessary time and cost. Hawk Ridge Systems knows that simulation provides the most value in guiding design decisions and … [Read more...] about Ins and Outs on Meshing Elements for SOLIDWORKS Simulation