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SOLIDWORKS 2016

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Top 10 New Features

SOLIDWORKS 2016

SOLIDWORKS Visualize – Bring Your Designs to Life

  • Improved functionality for media-ready images, movies and immersive content
  • Use both CPU and GPU to speed up rendering — less time to quality result
  • Included with SOLIDWORKS 2016 Professional and Premium
Customer Benefits: More realistic photo-quality rendering in less time.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Enhanced Part Modeling Capabilities

  • Thread Wizard tool to create internal and external threads
  • Bi-directional sweep and curvature continuous edge fillets
  • Flatten surface includes flattening of curves
  • Sheet Metal allows cuts in the bend area of swept flange and edge flanges can now be longer than the attachment edge
Customer Benefits: Expanded modeling capabilities improve accuracy and speed design.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Streamlined Assembly Development

  • Component preview window for mate selections
  • Mate Controller for fast capture and recall of mate positions
  • Replace multiple failed mate references in one step
  • Copy multiple components and retain mates
Customer Benefits: Reduced time to create assemblies.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Faster 2D Drawing Creation

  • Automatic Border tool controls sheet format border
  • New model Break View tool
  • Turn off view scale for center marks and other detailing improvements
Customer Benefits: Simplified creation of drawings.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

“Drawingless” Manufacturing Enhanced

  • Create DimXpert dimensions in Assembly
  • Display and associate model coordinate systems automatically
  • Publish and print multiple sheets, tables, and viewports in 3D PDF
Customer Benefits: Faster creation of 3D dimensions and tolerances, as well as streamlined downstream manufacturing functions.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Improved Electrical Design and Communication

  • Streamlined workflow with contextual information display
  • SOLIDWORKS Electrical for DraftSight® add-in with real-time redline, annotation, and reporting
Customer Benefits: Improved productivity for electrical design.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Making Design Easier

  • New “breadcrumbs” tracking/selection of items in model hierarchy
  • Better support for high-resolution monitors and expandable Property Manager input panels
  • Sketch: dynamically manipulate dimensioned sketch entities
  • My.SOLIDWORKS: Search function available inside SOLIDWORKS 2016
Customer Benefits: Reduced “picks and clicks” for functionality you use most often.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Simplifying Design Validation

  • Simulation: Find unconstrained degrees of freedom, turn constraints on and off, and perform mesh sectioning
  • Plastics: Enhanced Solver performance and improved indirect flow front tracking
  • Flow: Improved mesh refinement controls and transient solver speed
Customer Benefits: Faster, more intuitive design validation.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Connecting Design and Manufacturing

  • 3D Printing: 3D print preview using textures and show areas requiring supports
  • Inspection: OCR Editor to customize and improve optical character recognition dictionaries and output horizontal inspection reports
  • Costing: Cost an entire assembly, nesting for sheet metal, and rules to modify settings automatically
  • Compare Geometry: Save geometry differences directly into either model being compared
Customer Benefits: Extending SOLIDWORKS Capabilities for manufacturing.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


SOLIDWORKS 2016

Expanded Communication and Collaboration

  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard: New product offer based on SOLIDWORKS PDM (now named SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional for 2016) designed for smaller workgroups to manage SOLIDWORKS data and provide an easy upgrade to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Set Revision: Enables streamlined management of revision levels and properties for existing and newly imported data
  • eDrawings®: AR for Android™; 3D Views and annotation views for assemblies; Component descriptions; Weld beads; Undo/Redo
  • Import/Export: Export material properties to IFC 2×3, export IFC 4.0, import PTC® Creo® 3.0, import large STL models and FeatureWorks®; supports ANSI inch hole upon import
Customer Benefits: New, better data management and collaboration tools.

SOLIDWORKS Top 10 New Features


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October 20, 2015 // 8:00AM - 4:45PM

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October 6, 2015 // 12:00PM - 3:00PM

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November 19, 2015 // 3:00PM - 6:00PM

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Datasheet
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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Solutions

3D CAD Software
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Product Data Management
Electrical Design
Quality Control
Conceptual Design

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