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Mark Peterson

Mark Peterson is an Applications Engineer with TriMech

Reorienting Parts and Coordinate Systems in SOLIDWORKS

With every SOLIDWORKS part, there are front, top and right planes. But what do you do if those don’t line up with exactly what you…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Exploring the Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse

The Hyatt Regency Walkway collapse was an event that changed engineering forever. This example serves as a lesson to many about double-checking your work. We should…

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What is Network Licensing?

Is your business growing exponentially? If so, you are probably thinking about getting more SOLIDWORKS licenses. But, did you know there’s a way you could share…

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3 Ways to Find Your SOLIDWORKS Serial Number

Finding your SOLIDWORKS serial number is easy if you know where to look. You are given your serial number when you first get SOLIDWORKS and…

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5 Key Technologies That Will Change the Future of Manufacturing

For the past several decades, manufacturing has been thought of as a “dirty” job reserved for countries with a cheap labor market. However, we’ve found…

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6 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS SP0

As a Pro|e-to-SOLIDWORKS convert, one of the first things I noticed that was vastly different between the platforms was the community. SOLIDWORKS users are simply…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Takes Gold in Rendering

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang have come to an end. I’m not an Olympic Athlete, but I wanted to participate by more than…

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The Best Hardware for SOLIDWORKS and Your Design Needs

You’ve invested in SOLIDWORKS for your 3D designs, now what? You want to know what the best hardware is to optimize your investment and get…

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Import Files Into SOLIDWORKS Composer Without Installing SOLIDWORKS

In 2014, SOLIDWORKS released SOLIDWORKS Composer, a tool that design companies use to leverage their 3D CAD data from any source to develop assembly instructions, end-user…

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Cloud-based 3D Printing? It’s Closer Than You Think!

Have you ever been at home or on the road and thought, “I wonder how my 3D print is doing?” Did you forget to start…

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SOLIDWORKS World: Top 10 Enhancements Coming In SOLIDWORKS 2017

Every year at SOLIDWORKS World, the Product Introduction Team teases us with a long list of new enhancements to look forward to in the next…

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