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TriMech and Solid Solutions Unite
TriMech and Solid Solutions Group unite to form a strategic, transatlantic technology and solutions partnership for the advanced design, engineering, and manufacturing sectors.
Webinar: An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Composer
SOLIDWORKS Composer allows you to easily repurpose your 3D engineering models to create graphical content that allows you to explain processes and procedures in technical communications.
Customer Story: TBA Protective Technologies Ltd.
TBA Protective Technologies Ltd. are a manufacturer of passive fire protection products. We took the opportunity to speak to them about how they use SOLIDWORKS.
Solid Solutions New Customer Showcase: June 2022
At Solid Solutions, we are proud to be welcoming new customers, working across a variety of industries and disciplines, from start-ups to OEMs. We're keen to use our platform and channels to showcase the projects a few of these customers are working ...
Discussing 3DEXPERIENCE
If you work in design and engineering, then chances are, you've heard the term 3DEXPERIENCE. But, what is the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform? What are the benefits? And how does it differ from SOLIDWORKS? We took the opportunity to speak to Ian Pilkington, No...
An Introduction to Engineering Change Management
All companies have an Engineering Change process, whether an informal “word of mouth” process or an established documented process. However, surprisingly few organisations have an effective change management process with many not realising the full b...
How to properly mate ball and socket joints
Ball and socket joints have a wide variety of uses in several applications because of the degrees of freedom they possess. For this reason, they are often created within SOLIDWORKS as part of assemblies, but sadly there is no dedicated mate type for ...
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
This weekend is the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and to celebrate the momentous occasion a new commemorative 50p has entered circulation. With only 1.3 million minted so far, these 50ps are currently some of the rarest around so we thought a virtual one ...
Sustainable Innovation with SOLIDWORKS - Customer
Ahead of World Environment Day this Sunday (5th of June), we wanted to showcase a few of our customers who have been inventing unique solutions to help combat this cycle, reduce our impact on the environment and create a healthier planet for the futu...
We’ve signed the Internship Pledge!
Solid Solutions have joined hundreds of other businesses in signing the Internship Pledge led by Design Truth to ensure a fair wage for all interns throughout the Industrial Design industry.
How to use Configuration Tables in SOLIDWORKS
Learn how to add, manage, and control features between configurations with configuration tables and find out what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2022.
Design, Technology, and Education
When we think if Design and Technology classes back in our school days, many of us will remember building a bird box or designing a clock, using tools such as saws and files, however, only a handful of us may have experienced using CAD, if any at all...
Buying SOLIDWORKS: Understand Your Ways to Buy
There are two main ways you can purchase your SOLIDWORKS licences; Rental and Perpetual, allowing you to choose the best option for your business. We also offer an additional solution for start-ups and entrepreneurs.
CNC Code Verification and Digital Twins in Manufac
CNC Code is at the heart of manufacturing, successful code drives machines to make flawless parts as quick as possible. In this blog we explore how CAM software facilitates the creation of this code and how using a digital twin of a CNC machine can h...
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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A DISASTER RECOVERYRestoring a Vault from Backup will revert the content of the Vault to the state it was in at the time that Backup was created. Based on the fact that the recovered Vault will only be as good as the last backup, ....
Everrati Case Study - It's Electrifying!
Everrati is an automotive agency that passionately redefines the most iconic cars and makes them relevant to the world today. While making a conscious effort to maintain the ‘soul’ and unique characteristics of modern classics, Everrati gives these c...
How to Create Animations in SOLIDWORKS
3D animations are a great way to display your designs, no matter what stage of the design process you are at and can provide companies of almost any industry with huge leverage in improving their operational efficiency. Animated marketing videos are ...
Coming to the SAM Project this April - SOLIDWORKS
See SOLIDWORKS 2022 Live at the SAM Project Sunderland Solid Solutions are partnering with SAM Project to deliver a discovery session on funding and implementing World leading 3D CAD for your business. REGISTER Providers of SOLI....
Customer Development Events - Getting the most fro
These webinars will provide you with a great opportunity to see how the latest enhancements to the software can benefit your business, and discover how you can personally capitalise upon them. This is an opportunity to engage with the Customer Develo....
Laptop Donation to Ugandan Medical Centre
A new medical centre near Kampala, Uganda, has been constructed to offer access to effective healthcare to some of the poorest in the community. We are happy to have been able to support the Destiny Medical Centre project, which has been supported by...
PDM Standard Explained - Video Series Now Availabl
If you're looking to learn more about PDM Standard then you'll want to check out this video series from PDM expert Richard Farries. Each short video will explain a key topic and share some best practice advice to help you efficiently manage your CAD ...
Interview: Young Innovator of the Year
GCSE student, Freddie Howells was named this year’s C2I Young Innovator of the Year for his ‘Fall Alert’ device that alerts a family member or carer when an elderly person falls over.
Introducing Innovate UK EDGE
Join us for a live seminar introducing Innovate UK EDGE with guest speaker Nathan March, an Innovation & Growth Specialist within the Innovate UK EDGE.
What's the difference between SOLIDWORKS PDM Stand
SOLIDWORKS offer two core PDM packages: PDM Standard and PDM Professional. The recent release of SOLIDWORKS Manage builds upon the functionality of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, but what's the real difference?
What’s New 3DEXPERIENCE Works Design 2022: Februar
Dassault Systèmes has just released their February 3DEXPERIENCE Works release of browser-based design and engineering capabilities which include a range of new functionalities, user assistance and integrations. Let’s take a closer look at the enhance...
ModBox Case Study
Start-up company, ModBox, is pushing the boundaries of architecture and construction, making it possible for you to have a fold-out, fully kitted cocktail bar in your garden, a pop-up store that can be transported, and so much more...
Solid Solutions Engineer Wins Global Modelling Cha
One popular competition that runs every year at 3DEXPERIENCE world is model mania, where SOLIDWORKS users and application engineers from resellers around the globe, compete to prove that they are the fastest SOLIDWORKS modeller out there. This year o...
Finding Mass in SOLIDWORKS - Using Mass Properties
With SOLIDWORKS it's simple to calculate properties of your model such as mass, density and volume at any time. In this blog, and accompanying video tutorial, we'll show you how to view these values using the mass properties command and share some ti...
The Imagination Factory
Solid Solutions have been helping the Imagination Factory to design, develop and deliver innovative products and projects using SOLIDWORKS. In addition to this, Solid Solutions have implemented SOLIDWORKS PDM to ensure version control and robust CAD ...
5 Amazing Enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 202
The new release of SOLIDWORKS Visualize brings a number of brilliant enhancements to performance, functionality, interface design and convenience. Below we've picked our top five and for each one we've created a one minute video to explain all about ...

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