How to Create a Curved Spring for the 2018 SOLIDWORKS CSWE (+ Free CSWE Practice Problem)

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Hello Internet Traveler, If you’re in the market for information on the CSWE (Certified SolidWorks Expert Exam), you’re probably finding that it’s a bit sparse out there. SolidWorks is purposefully tight-lipped on what to expect on this exam, going as far as not even creating a simple sample exam for it. Their reasoning being, you’re… Read more »

SolidWorks Certification: CSWA Practice Exam Now Available (Free)

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The CSWA exam is part of the SolidWorks Certification repertoire and is primarily meant for students who want to differentiate themselves from the pack. The exam touches on basic to intermediate concepts that can difficult to pass without the proper preparation. The Exam features hands-on challenges in many of these areas: Sketch entities – lines,… Read more »

Speed up Your SolidWorks Modeling Process with Contour Selection

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Reusing sketch geometry can save you quite a bit of time in SolidWorks. Rather than creating multiple parallel sketches to produce different features, you can create a single sketch which can then be used for multiple features. This can be achieved using the contour select tool or the select contour box, in the property manager,… Read more »