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Designing a Business Card Holder with SOLIDWORKS CAM

This blog showcases a quick example of going from concept to finished part using SOLIDWORKS CAM! I had wanted to create a custom business card holder. You can see the concept I settled on below, created in SOLIDWORKS. I happened to have the opportunity to borrow some time on a CNC machine, and needed a…

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SOLIDWORKS & CAMWorks Project: Roof Tent Mounting Brackets

Have you ever bought something and been disappointed with the design of one of the mechanical components? How nice would it have been if you had access to the right tools to make your own custom components? That is exactly what happened to my Co-Worker, John when he bought a roof-mounted tent for off-roading. The…

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Hawk Ridge in the Community – Henry & Sons Case Study

CASE STUDY: HENRY & SONS, INC. Henry & Sons Inc. was founded in 1980 by Mr. David Henry. David Henry had experience working in the food processing industry and saw the opportunity to establish his own company providing service to his customers’ existing machinery. The company expanded more over time and now builds their own…

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Wire EDM – Glue Stop Tabs Two Step Cutting Strategies

Normally, glue stop tabs have been cut with one single move, but because we know wire cutting is a slow process machinists may want to cut the tab in two moves.  This would add a machine stop between the two cuts.  It allows the operator to attend and monitor the last cut to ensure nothing…

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