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Tips to Optimizing Your Medical Device Workflows

Tips to Optimizing Your Medical Device Workflows

Businesses often look to software solutions to improve specific tasks. Although as we all know, there are a lot of stages products go through in the development process, each associated with their own unique tasks.

That’s why we put together a webinar that covers the entire process of redesigning a simple syringe to add an auto-retract mechanism that will minimize contamination risks. We go through the details of the role each product plays in a collaborative environment and how they can help you in the medical field.

September 30, 2021
4 Easy Steps to Create a First Article Inspection Report

4 Easy Steps to Create a First Article Inspection Report

In this article, we’ll be discussing First Article Inspection (FAI) reports and covering a basic strategy for creating them in the SOLIDWORKS Inspection standalone program. But first, what is FAI all about?

FAI utilizes an industry set of standards, it typically consists of three sections referred to as Form 1, 2 and 3. Forms 1 and 2 are populated with drawing properties such as drawing title, part name, revision, unit of measure and material, while Form 3 contains the nominal value and tolerance of each inspection-required dimension.

October 26, 2020
Pass/Fail Criteria for Characteristics in SOLIDWORKS Inspection

Pass/Fail Criteria for Characteristics in SOLIDWORKS Inspection

When creating a First Article Inspection report, it’s sometimes necessary to specify characteristics that will be inspected on a pass/fail basis. This may result from inspecting with dedicated tooling or gauges like a Go/No Go thread gauge, or by performing a functionality check with other mating components. In this article, we’ll cover a few steps that can be taken to improve inspection report generation for these pass/fail cases.

November 18, 2019
3 Steps to Better Lofts and Boundaries in SOLIDWORKS

3 Steps to Better Lofts and Boundaries in SOLIDWORKS

If you’ve been struggling with Loft or Boundary features in SOLIDWORKS, fear no more! Known for being two of the more complex features in the program, Loft and Boundary features often require precise selections and careful sketch management for the most accurate and attractive results. In this article, we’ll show you three simple tricks to take your Loft and Boundary Features to the next level while avoiding errors and bad geometry.

September 30, 2019
Overview of SOLIDWORKS Display States

Overview of SOLIDWORKS Display States

Utilizing SOLIDWORKS Display States enables users to quickly save different visual representations of their models in one convenient location.

September 25, 2019