SolidWorks 2017 is equipped with lots of additional features and tweaks

SolidWorks 2017 is equipped with lots of additional features and tweaks

Dassault Systemes has just published the latest version of its own computer aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) collection, SolidWorks 2017.

Via SolidWorks 2017, Dassault Systemes has created well over 250 fresh benefits in accordance with feedback from customers and has put in a different software package into the suite known as SolidWorks PCB.

Amongst the new benefits to SolidWorks 2017 is a attribute called 3D Interconnect, which allows data files created in various other CAD/CAE software packages to be read and edited in SolidWorks.

All these 3D models generated in one additional CAD computer software suite can be controlled and put into various Three-dimensional models generated in SolidWorks.

Based on Ba-Thong Phan, Dassault Systemes senior technical director, SolidWorks 2017 has the capability to read and edit files generated by five of the big mainstream platforms.

Yet another latest feature in SolidWorks 2017 is Magnetic Mate, permitting people to generate items that can “snap” together any time the customer pulls one close to another – this feature, making it possible for the consumer to specify what parts are able to snap together and at which connection , encourages a lot easier component layouts.

SolidWorks PCB is a fresh addition to the program suite and permits included printed circuit board design that usually can be designed in tandem with the various other hardware elements.

SolidWorks has become the most preferred CAD/CAE software suites on the earth, with purchasers that consist of the aerospace industry, transportation, consumer merchandise and others.

In accordance with Benjamin Tan, director of sales for Dassault Systemes, 80 % of the top rated Swiss Watch manufacturers work with SolidWorks to aid in the design and developing of luxury watches.

In Malaysia itself, SolidWorks gets in excess of 1,000 buyers, including nation’s car manufacturer Proton, based on Tan.

Dassault Systemes is currently offering term licensing of SolidWorks coupled with its established continuous license alternative.

Tan states that term licensing costs roughly US$300 (about RM1,200) per three months while lifetime licenses will expense from between US$8,000 to US$15,000 (around RM32,0000 to RM60,000).