SIMULIA Abaqus reaches beyond the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Simulation and the transition between the two platforms is designed to be a quick and easy process. Learn the simple steps to perform complex analysis with advanced physics from our expert analysis engineer, Ryan Magruder. … [Read more...] about SIMULIA Abaqus – First Steps for the SOLIDWORKS Simulation User
SOLIDWORKS PDM is a powerful tool for managing your CAD data, but how does it handle other types of documents like Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), specifications, images, and more? The same powerful tools for managing CAD files via workflows, revisions and file history can be used for … [Read more...] about Manage Non-CAD Documents in SOLIDWORKS PDM
SOLIDWORKS 3D allows you to quickly create sheet metal part designs using a simple design process, saving you time and development costs, thanks to specific sheet metal features. We can use these features to create sheet metal designs with several different methods. We will focus on the flange … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal: A Beginner’s Guide
Hawk Ridge Systems partnered with Kate Smith Elementary school in Reno, Nevada for their STEM career day. STEM is a growing field in today’s economy, and studies are showing that many of those jobs will go unfilled due to the lack of students who seriously want to pursue STEM careers. Introducing … [Read more...] about Kate Smith Elementary STEM Career Day
SOLIDWORKS installations are easier than they’ve ever been, but there’s a still some best practices and technical guidelines you can follow to get SOLIDWORKS software installed as quickly and effectively as possible. Our technical experts will walk you through the software installation … [Read more...] about In Search of the Perfect Install – SOLIDWORKS Installation Tips and Troubleshooting
CamelBak implemented SOLIDWORKS Premium design and SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional analysis software to support its product expansion, and recently added SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional product data management software to more efficiently handle the increasing volume of design, engineering, … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS Premium Case Study: CamelBak Products, LLC
As many of us know, when SOLIDWORKS 2016 was released late last year, there was a big change in the user interface. Some icons were updated to give them a cleaner, more professional look and, more obviously, the color scheme of the user interface was changed from predominantly yellow and green to … [Read more...] about SolidWorks: Icon Colors are Back!
We have been getting ready for our First Night School of 2017! I thought it would be nice to give you some more information about what our expert engineers will be showing you! The First Night School of 2017 will showcase Drawings and Detailing in SOLIDWORKS. Hawk Ridge Systems engineers will … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS Night School – Drawings and Detailing