SOLIDWORKS 2021

New Products and Features

Live Virtual Webinars

SOLIDWORKS 2021 enhances the capabilities and workflows you use every day for design, documentation, data management, validation, and more. And it delivers the performance you demand so you can get your work done faster. Our technical team will dive into the details in individual sessions tailored to meet your unique interests. Take a look below and join us for live virtual sessions beginning the week of October 5th to learn more.  

What's New with SOLIDWORKS 2021?

VIRTUAL Events

Get a first-hand look at new features in SOLIDWORKS 2021!

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Superpowers

  • See performance improvements
  • Bring together the team: sketches, parts, assemblies, and drawings
  • Improve your project's endgame with Drawings and Detail Mode enhancements
  • Defeat slow parts, assemblies, and drawings

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Superpowers

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Performance - Past and Present

Design Side

  • Feature Language
  • Command Manager Changes
  • Model Display
  • Faster Opening
  • User Interface Updates

Simulation Side

  • Topology
  • Pin Connectors
  • Hot Spot Diagnostics
  • Improved Accuracy of Bonded Contacts and Gaps
  • Automatic Creation of Goals

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Performance – Past and Present

SOLIDWORKS Feature Tree 2021

  • Feature Tree best practices
  • Feature Tree management skills
  • Knowledge with additional tips & tricks

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Branch Out with the Feature Tree in SOLIDWORKS CAD

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021: Can SOLIDWORKS just do the work for me? SOLIDWORKS Automation Techniques

  • Discover automation tools you already have access to: GoAutomate and Design Tables
  • Learn about more advanced automation packages: DriveWorks
  • Determine which automation tool works best for you

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Can SOLIDWORKS Just Do the Work For Me? SOLIDWORKS Automation Techniques

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:   BIM & Mechanical Design?? Is it really possible?

  • Best file type for Revit
  • What is Revit?
  • What to expect inside of Revit

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BIM & Mechanical Design? Is it Really Possible?

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Do you Mesh well with others? Using Mesh data in SOLIDWORKS

  • Best way to open files
  • Powerful tools to reverse engineer your mesh file
  • Compare final model to the original mesh file

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Do you Mesh Well with Others? Using Mesh Data in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Sheet Metal - Beyond the Bend

  • What's new in 2021
  • Edge Flange enhancements
  • Advance flattening
  • Convert to sheet metal and multibody parts

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Sheet Metal - Beyond the Bend

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Get Weld Soon (Welding enhancements and tips)

  • What’s new in 2021 (+2019, 2020 recap)
  • Structural Systems – Advanced weldment environments
  • Create new profiles easily and manage them better
  • A refresher on cut-list properties
  • Stress analysis on structural members using SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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Get Weld Soon (Welding Enhancements and Tips)

 

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Are You Swimming Against the Current? - What's New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

  • Major functionality increase: Free Surface with Rotating Regions
  • Post-processing improvements to capture numerical data efficiently - have you heard of flux plots?
  • Pre-processing improvements - more inputs for heat sources, goals, and more.
  • Time savings methods and workplace efficiency tips.

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Are You Swimming Against the Current? - What's New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  So you're telling me there's a chance... SOLIDWORKS Simulation

  • Enhanced contact
  • Improved performance meshing, solving, and viewing results

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So You're Telling Me There's a Chance... SOLIDWORKS Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Improving the accuracy - SOLIDWORKS Plastics Injection molding simulation

  • A new simulation study to compare simulation results against experimental data.
  • Redesigned PlasticsManager Tree
  • Enhanced modeling of cooling channels, baffles, and bubblers
  • Enhanced modeling of sketch-based runners

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Improving the Accuracy - SOLIDWORKS Plastics Injection Molding Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021: SIMULIAworks - Cutting-edge Structural Analysis

  • With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, SOLIDWORKS users have access to cutting-edge analysis tools from Dassault Systemes SIMULIA. Learn about the technology in SIMULIAworks that enable users to perform advanced structural analysis to validate complex mechanical products.
  • Improve analysis productivity with general contact and flexible meshing tools
  • Use experimental data to calibrate materials for the simulation
  • Speed up analysis with cloud computing

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SIMULIAworks - Cutting-Edge Structural Analysis
(session available in 3DEXPERIENCE category as well)


 

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Amp Up Your Electrical Designs

  • Amp up your electrical designs
    • Terminal strip symbols
    • Excluding components from BOM
    • Excel Automation add-in
    • Environment Archiver
    • Using splines in routing path
  • PCB overview

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Amp Up Your Electrical Designs

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Rooting on your Routing! How to encourage your piping, tubing and electrial route design

  • Getting started with a route
  • Powerful tools to create and edit your route
  • Using clips and others additional components

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Rooting on Your Routing! How to Encourage Your Piping, Tubing and Electrical Route Design

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  What if the book just had a better cover? SOLIDWORKS Visualize

  • The last 10% of any project is the most difficult, help tell your story with visualize, sell your hard work with UHD renders!
  • 360 renders for the Web
  • Wow your customer and boss in one go!
  • Composer checkout online for the win (FTW)

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What if the Book Just Had a Better Cover? SOLIDWORKS Visualize

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Everything’s Under Control: SOLIDWORKS PDM & Manage Enhancements

  • PDM UI enhancements, including Treehouse product visualization
  • BOM improvements
  • External collaboration and sharing via Web
  • Project & task management

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Everything’s Under Control: SOLIDWORKS PDM & Manage Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Clear Skies Ahead – Cloud Solutions for your Design Challenges

  • Anywhere access to design tools and data for the flexible workforce
  • Cutting edge subdivision modeling and mechanical design in the cloud
  • Connected tools with 'desktop familiarity' that access data seamlessly from the cloud

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Clear Skies Ahead – Cloud Solutions for Your Design Challenges

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Data Management with 3DExperience

  • Planning and executing dynamic projects
  • Collaborating with distributed design teams
  • Effectively reviewing designs and communicating with stake holders

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Cloud Solutions - Data Management with 3DEXPERIENCE
(session available in 3DEXPERIENCE category as well)

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  The Year the World Fell in Love with 3D Printing... Again

  • The pursuit of nimbleness in your manufacturing
  • Technology advances that are strengthening the case for 3D printing

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The Year the World Fell in Love with 3D Printing... Again

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:   C-N-C: It's as Easy as 1-2-3

  • Programming & cutting your first CNC part using SOLIDWORKS CAM
  • Post-processing 101
  • 2021 CAM enhancements

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C-N-C: It's as Easy as 1-2-3

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021:  Data Management with 3DExperience

  • Planning and executing dynamic projects
  • Collaborating with distributed design teams
  • Effectively reviewing designs and communicating with stake holders

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Cloud Solutions - Data Management with 3DEXPERIENCE
(session available in Data Management category as well)

SOLIDWORKS Rollout 2021: SIMULIAworks - Cutting-edge Structural Analysis

  • With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, SOLIDWORKS users have access to cutting-edge analysis tools from Dassault Systemes SIMULIA. Learn about the technology in SIMULIAworks that enable users to perform advanced structural analysis to validate complex mechanical products.
  • Improve analysis productivity with general contact and flexible meshing tools
  • Use experimental data to calibrate materials for the simulation
  • Speed up analysis with cloud computing

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SIMULIAworks - Cutting-Edge Structural Analysis
(session available in Simulation category as well)

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