Malay Desai

October 26th meeting

Discussion created by Malay Desai on Oct 11, 2011
Latest reply on Nov 21, 2011 by Michael Fernando

Western Ontario Solidworks User Group Meeting


Date     : Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Time     : 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue    Venue   : Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, Room#202,101 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo, ON N2J 4A8



You are invited to attend the next meeting for the Western Ontario SolidWorks User Group. The mandate of these User Groups is to provide an independent forum for SolidWorks users to discuss the software and exchange information freely.There will be a number of presentations, as well as a light dinner provided, all free of charge! If you are interested in attending please contact:



Malay Desai:



Meeting Agenda



6:00pm - 6:30pm     -     Opening of meeting, light meal, open discussions.


6:30pm - 7:30pm     -     E³.WireWorks: Electrical and Fluid Engineering for SolidWorks Users"

                                   Eric Van Essen - Javelin Technologies Inc.

                                   E³.WireWorks is a Windows-based, modular, scalable and easy-to-learn system for engineering

                                   design of wiring, harnesses, cable assemblies, control panels, hydraulics and pneumatics.

                                   Together with SolidWorks Premium Routing tools and E³.WireWorks design engineer can work

                                   from design concept through physical realization and manufacturing output.


6:30pm - 7:30pm     -      Creating a Progressive Strip Layout of a stamped Bracket

                                   Michael Fernando                                  

                             Michael will use Logopress3 to demonstrate how he designs his progressive dies

          1. Analyse, clean and prepare an imported model for a progressive die strip layout.
          2. Make the process step by step.
          3. Create strip layout for 1up and 2up die and part nesting options in LP3.
          4. Insert gut punches and forming punches.
          5. Create and cleanup 2D drawing for design review/customer.

                              Also please bring any sheet metal parts that you may want Michael to demonstrate with!


8:45pm - 9:00pm -           Q&A, Draw prizes, wrap up, next meeting date







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