Tag Archives: SolidWorks
80/20 Weldment Profile Library Features
SolidWorks does an amazing job of making the design of frame structures very easy. I’ve given a few presentations lately about how to do this using 80/20 products as the example. As promised, here are all of the Weldment Profile Library Features I created and uploaded to 3DContentCentral. I will give step-by-step instructions in a future post. -Amos 8020 PROFILES Update: I’ve just added all of the new 80/20 smooth profiles here.
CSWP Advanced Weldments Specialist
I discovered yesterday from reading Mike Pucket’s blog that the SolidWorks certification team had released another advanced exam, CSWP Weldments. Since I am scheduled to teach a hands-on session at SolidWorks World next month titled, “Non-Welded Weldments – Using SolidWorks Weldment Tools and 3DContentCentral to Create Cool 80/20 Structures”, I thought it would be a good idea to get certified. The first thing I discovered is that SolidWorks is just like any other company – their website is not up-to-date. The certification page in the Customer Portal lists a coupon […]
I’m headed to SolidWorks World and I’m getting in for free! I submitted a proposal to teach a 90 minute hands-on session called, “Non-Welded Weldments – Using SolidWorks Weldment tools and 3DContentCentral to create 80/20 structures”. My plan is to demonstrate how to design a mobile cart in SolidWorks while my assistant actually builds the same (or similar) cart from 80/20 parts. My goal is to demonstrate how easy it is to both design and build stuff using SolidWorks and 80/20. I was having a hard time deciding what to […]