Tutorials

How to 3D Print Jigs & Fixtures, Part 2: Designing for Print

52 5 Beginner
This is the second part of a four-part tutorial series on how to optimize your manufacturing jigs & fixtures for 3D printing. Today, we'll go over what to do in each design pass as you're optimizing your part, including specific steps to do in your CAD package, your print-preparation tool, and if you're bold, your FEA package. Later installments of this series will deal with FDM material selection and post-processing for jigs & fixtures.

How to 3D Texture Your Parts for FDM Printing Using SOLIDWORKS 2019!

34 7 Beginner
Instructions on how to create physical, repeating textures you can FEEL and TOUCH on your 3D prints, using a new feature found in SOLIDWORKS 2019. (And this technique will work with ANY type of 3D printer, not just Stratasys!)

How to REALLY export your color SOLIDWORKS files for printing

11 1 Beginner
An updated tutorial, showing you the BEST way to export your color SOLIDWORKS files for 3D printing, using the new '3MF' format!

How to Create a Mold Using SolidWorks

11 0 Beginner
How to Create a very, very simple Mold Using SolidWorks, step by step.

Getting your Solidworks drawing lasercut ready

11 4 Beginner
Hello everyone, In this tutorial, I will explain and give tips for converting your Solidworks drawing to a vector file that CNC machines can read. I will be focusing on a laser cutter in this tutorial. I will be using Solidworks and Adobe Illustrator in this tutorial. This is paid software if you want to use free software I recommend using Fusion 360 for 3D modeling and Inkscape for vector image editing. If you have any questions or are missing information in this tutorial please leave a comment below so I can update the tutorial.

How to Convert CAD Files to STL Files in Various Software

10 8 Beginner
How CAD files are exported to STL is an important process for the accurate building of parts, but the conversion process can vary depending on the software. These step-by-step processes for converting CAD files to STL were taken straight from the mentioned companies websites.

TUTORIAL MOLD 01

10 0 Beginner
TUTORIAL HOW TO CREATE A MOLD IN SOLIDWORKS, STEP 1: SCALE AND DRAFT ANALYSIS; TUTORIAL DE COMO CRIAR UM MOLDE NO SOLIDWORKS, PRIMEIRO PASSO, DEFINIR A CONTRAÇÃO (ESCALA) E ANÁLISE DE INCLINAÇÃO DO PRODUTO. CREDITS TO https://grabcad.com/library/plastic-tray-9 BY https://grabcad.com/ashok.kumar-64

PLASTIC BOX: SolidWorks / KeyCreator

6 1 Beginner
See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO9Oajq64UM&ab_channel=ManuelValenzuela

How to Prepare Your SOLIDWORKS 3D model for 3D Printing ?

5 0 Intermediate
Preparing SOLIDWORKS Models for 3D Printing :

DIY 3D Printer

5 1 Intermediate
Making a 3D printer

Basics of SolidWorks Cam for CNC Milling|SolidWorks Cam Tutorial

5 0 Beginner
Learn how to Program and generate g codes for cnc mill 3018 on solidworks CAM.

How to 3D Print in Color- from SOLIDWORKS

5 2 Beginner
This tutorial shows an 'easier' workflow for applying full-color textures to CAD parts for 3D printing, if you are using SOLIDWORKS. It applies for anyone who has SOLIDWORKS Professional or Premium (2017+) since we'll be using the new SOLIDWORKS Visualize tool to map the textures.

SOLIDWORKS FOR 3D PRINTING USING ULTIMAKER CURA

3 1 Beginner
this will show you how to print any design, part or assembly in 3D using solidworks software

Creating Texturing Patterns on FDM Parts

3 0 Beginner
The goal of this tutorial it´s how to add texture patterns to your FDM part and make it more presentable. Erasing those awful visible layers to give a better finishing, you can salect any texture and add to your FDM parts even photos or any image.

[VIDEO] How to Setup and use a CNC Laser Cutting Machine|SolidWorks CNC Laser Cutting Tutorial

2 0 Beginner
In this video you will learn how to use laser cutting machine with the help of solidworks. 1. How to convert solidworks parts into dxf files. 2. How to import dxf files into cnc laser software. 3. How to operate cnc laser cutter.