Tag Archives: Teaching
Spirograph Design for CSWP Contest
I’m going SolidWorks World next week and I’ve been told that the CSWP event on Monday night should be a good time. I remember seeing details about last year’s event where everyone got to play with the iCoaster. It looked cool. This year everyone gets to test drive an RC car. I’m not very good with RC cars, but there’s a design contest too. That’s something I can do. The Problem: design a new wheel in SolidWorks for the SC10 RC car. The Rules: Points will be awarded in these […]
SolidWorks World Presentation
Last week I taught a course at SolidWorks World called Nonwelded Weldments – Using SolidWorks Weldment Tools and 3DContentCentral to Create 80/20 Structures. I always enjoy teaching and this event was especially gratifying when a couple of the attendees told me that they had been designing 80/20 frames for years but had never thought to use the Weldment tools to do it. It will save them a bunch of time. I plan to show the steps here in future posts, but I thought I would post the PowerPoint and support […]
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.