Reminder to engineers: tip about uploading assemblies
Quick reminder to all engineers who upload models into our CAD library. When uploading assemblies please check that you upload the component and sub-assembly files as well. The assembly file (usually the file extension contains ASM in it) itself is useless to other engineers if they don't get the components that are part of this specific assembly.
Fastest way is to create a .zip package of all the files that belong to the assembly (including the assembly file itself) and then upload this zip file - that makes everyone happy :)
If you’re using SolidWorks then you can also use our SolidWorks plugin to upload straight from within the software. Handy, really.
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Hardi's background is in manufacturing, as an engineer, consultant, CIO and ERP Team Manager with a strong combination of IT, sales, marketing and finance skills. Hardi holds a MSc in production development from Tallinn University of Technology. When not plotting how to bring the world's engineers together, he spends time with his daughter and teaches his Dachshund Fix some soccer.
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