Category Archives: CAD

feature

Sketchfab Thursday | Top 3D Models of the Week 11.20.14

5 days ago

With more than 200,000 models and counting, it’s easy to see why a lot of designers and engineers are using Sketchfab to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models. Aiming…

feature

Autodesk’s ‘Fusion 360 Ultimate’ Releasing Tomorrow With Introductory Offer

1 week ago

Back in October, SolidSmack announced that Autodesk had unveiled a more-robust option for their Fusion 360 CAD package with the announcement of Fusion 360 Ultimate. The announcement included feature upgrades…

feature

Use SolidWorks Simulation as a Tool for Preparing for Zombie Attacks

3 weeks ago

We can’t believe that we missed this one pre-Halloween…but it’s just too dang good to not put out either way. Originally conceived of by Stephen Endersby, a Product Manager over…

feature

Learn How to Automate with Macros in MODO in 20 Minutes

3 weeks ago

For those who frequently use The Foundry’s MODO 3D modeling and rendering package, any opportunity to speed up the workflow can be a huge timesaver that can leave more room…

feature

KeyShot 5.1 Update: Luxion Announces Multi-Touch Support, Pattern Updates, New Materials and More…

3 weeks ago

Back in May of 2014, Luxion released their much-anticipated Keyshot 5 that saw a host of improvements to their popular rendering package. Among other new features included the popular ‘Perspective…

feature

SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 09: Creating Flexible Assemblies

1 month ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

feature

SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 08: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part IV)

1 month ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

feature

SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 07: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part III)

2 months ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

feature

How Power Surfacing for SolidWorks Supercharged the Way I Model

2 months ago

Do you know why its called “Complex Surfacing”? Because its complicated! I have spent several years specifically working with complex surfacing inside Solidworks. For awhile now I have been working…