SOLIDWORKS Case Study: MCAD Customer – Ideum Advancing Interactive Table and Wall Display Development with SOLIDWORKS Solutions Ideum manufactures a range of state-of-the-art, multitouch hardware for use in demanding, high-traffic environments worldwide by implementing SOLIDWORKS Professional and SOLIDWORKS Premium. Established in 1999 to develop interactive websites and software for museums, Ideum has grown to become […]
SOLIDWORKS® Premium is a comprehensive 3D design solution that adds to the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Professional with powerful simulation, motion, and design validation tools, advanced wire and pipe routing functionality, reverse engineering capabilities, and much more.
Users can test product performance against real life motion and forces with our rich simulation capabilities. Ensure manufacturability and resolve complex assembly issues early in the design process with tolerance stack-up analysis tools. Quickly incorporate printed circuit board data into your 3D model, and create and document layouts for electrical wiring, piping, and tubing with the extended toolsets of SOLIDWORKS. You can also work with 3D scanned data in SOLIDWORKS Premium. Experience all the benefits of a complete 3D design solution with SOLIDWORKS Premium.
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SOLIDWORKS Premium 2016 gives you powerful, easy-to-use functionality that automates tasks, streamlines workflow, and helps you quickly define and validate the form, fit, and function of your design. Part of the SOLIDWORKS product development solution—covering design, simulation, sustainability, technical communication, and data management—SOLIDWORKS Premium 2015 empowers innovative design with specific tools that help you work more efficiently so you can make better design decisions.
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MCAD and CATI are helping veterans return to the civilian workforce and advance their careers by offering free SOLIDWORKS CAD Software Training Classes. CATI and MCAD are inviting U.S. military service Veterans to take the SOLIDWORKS Essentials Training Class at no cost. The SOLIDWORKS Essentials class provides the foundation for building SOLIDWORKS skills. After completing this class, students […]