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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...
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 ...
Connection Detailing in SOLIDWORKS 2022
With SOLIDWORKS 2022 you can add connection detailing to your structural members. Learn how to create and add structural connections to your SOLIDWORKS models quickly and easily.
Laser Cut with SOLIDWORKS 2022
Create your own laser cut Christmas decorations with SOLIDWORKS 2022. We had a go ourselves and look how they turned out!
2022 Launch Event Prize Winners
We hope you enjoyed our launch event this year, SOLIDWORKS 2022 has brought something new for everyone to be excited about, but now we’ve reached the moment you’ve really been waiting for. The prize draw reveals!...
Christmas Opening Hours
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Solid Solutions! Over the Christmas break we will be answering emails requesting support. See more about our opening and closing hours below.
Oxford Space Systems Case Study
Industries are undergoing a state of transformation and disruption across all sectors, and the space industry is no exception. UK-based start-up, Oxford Space Systems, is paving the way for new satellite and antenna technology innovations.
Model Mania Competition Extension - New Model, Mor
Due to technical issues with our Model Mania platform we are extending our Model Mania competition. We have relaunched the test with a new challenge, read on for more details of the updated competition and learn how you can test your SOLIDWORKS model...
Yawboard: Redefining the Future of Urban Mobility
Yawboard is a team of skateboarders, surfers, and engineers, each with a vision to revolutionise the future of urban transport methods.
SOLIDWORKS 2022 Upgrade FAQ's
SOLIDWORKS 2022 is now available for download but before downloading there are things that may need to be considered before updating your software.
Capital Compactors Case Study
Capital Compactors and Balers are the leading suppliers of waste and recycling solutions in the UK, supporting different sectors throughout the waste industry such as retail, medical and nuclear. Capital Compactors have partnered with Solid Solutions...
Gravity Case Study
Gravity Industries joined our SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur Programme, which gave them the full suite of tools, they needed to design, conceptualise, and test their iterations before moving to physical prototypes."Being on the entrepreneur programme has be...
2022 Model Mania - Featuring YawBoard
Model Mania is back and even the prize is fast this year. Test your SOLIDWORKS modelling skills against the best in the UK and you could win a YawBoard or SpaceMouse Compact.
BIOHM Case Study
Climate change is, quite literally, a hot topic. Every industry has a part to play in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, not least of all the construction industry. According to a report by the International Energy Agency, construction accounte...
Solid Solutions Management Ltd Welcomes DTE
Having acquired several key businesses over the past six years, Solid Solutions now supports a customer community of more than 15,000 UK and Ireland-based customers. These encompass product designers, mechanical engineers, manufacturers, and educatio....

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