Many people have questions about the post-processors used in CAM systems, such as: What is a post-processor? Why are they frequently customized? How do you get your post-processor customized? How do you change the post you're using? We’re going to try to answer many of these common … [Read more...] about Frequently Asked Questions Regarding CAM Post-Processors
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
As more of us are finding it necessary to work from home or other remote locations, it can be challenging to adapt to a different way of connecting with the business systems and colleagues that we’re used to interacting with every day. Within SOLIDWORKS tools, there’s a variety of things that can … [Read more...] about Working Remote? Use SOLIDWORKS Effectively With These Tips
Agricultural equipment. Cutting tools. Recreational vehicle parts. These are just a few of the varying products that DI Labs, a small digital manufacturing shop in Spicer, Minnesota, is involved in. Here, the 3D printers run 24 hours a day – constantly cranking out part prototypes and … [Read more...] about HP Expands Capabilities of Midwest Digital Manufacturing Shop
Have you ever looked at a material data sheet and wondered what flexural strength and flexural modulus are? Or considered how those properties relate to the 3D printing world? What is Flexural Strength? Flexural strength refers to the resistance of a material to breaking when subjected to a … [Read more...] about Quick Tips to Maximize Your Markforged Part Strength
In 2019, Markforged introduced four new metals for their Metal X 3D printer, including Inconel 625 and D2 Tool Steel. Read about all previously released Metal X materials in our related blog post. Now, Markforged is opening its Metal X platform to even more applications by introducing the ability … [Read more...] about Markforged Brings 3D Printable Copper to the Metal X
So, you’ve registered for 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 in Music City. You may be asking yourself, “what do I need to know before I go?” Don’t worry. We have compiled a list of things to look out for and tips to navigate the conference that will help you have the best experience possible! As you may … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for 3DEXPERIENCE World?
Congratulations! You’ve purchased SOLIDWORKS and are on your way to creating amazing 3D CAD designs. If this is your first time with the software, however, you may be unsure on how to get started. Before you can get to designing, you must activate your SOLIDWORKS license. Why Product Activation … [Read more...] about Activate Your SOLIDWORKS Product in 5 Easy Steps