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SOLIDWORKS LIBRARY CONTAINS 3 MILLION DOWNLOADABLE PARTS., Bellingham Bellingham (bĕl`ĭnghăm'), city (1990 pop. 52,179), seat of Whatcom co., NW Wash., a port of entry on Bellingham Bay, one of the best harbors on the U.S. Pacific coast, near Canada; inc. 1904. , Wash., has enhanced its online SolidWorks SolidWorks is a 3D mechanical CAD (computer-aided design) program that runs on Microsoft Windows and was developed by SolidWorks Corporation - now a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, S. A. (Suresnes, France).  parts library to include two new ease-of-use features and more than 500,000 new, native SolidWorks, 3D components. The library is now one of the largest available online, with a total of three million downloadable parts. has also added a keyword search engine for quicker location of components and a browser-based 3D viewer for previewing any one of the millions of 3D parts in real time. The 3D viewer zooms, pans, rotates and gives measurements for a part before downloading downloading - download . Both features are added to make the parts library easier and faster to use.

Parts content has been expanded to include additional stand-offs, fasteners fasteners

In construction, connectors between structural members. Bolted connections are used when it is necessary to fasten two elements tightly together, especially to resist shear and bending, as in column and beam connections.
, spacers, and linear motion assemblies from such manufacturers as Globe Engineering and Thomson Industries. The parts library now offers components from four industry standards and forty-six manufacturer catalogs.

Membership subscription is $29.95. To preview the parts library go to

About, from Cadalog, Inc., is an online CAD CAD: see computer-aided design.

(Computer-Aided Design) Using computers to design products. CAD systems are high-speed workstations or desktop computers with CAD software.
 parts library dedicated to SolidWorks users. The web site is the online version of SolidMech, a SolidWorks Gold product, from EMT See Efficient markets theory.  Software. EMT's web business was recently spun-out into an independent company called Cadalog, Inc. Cadalog, Inc. also owns the popular AutoCAD-related web site, Cadalog, Inc.'s mission is to build the most advanced, easy-to-use and content rich, online parts library in the world.

For more information, go to or call 1-360-428-3707.
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Date:Aug 1, 2001

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