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Simulation Packages

SOLIDWORKS Simulation and solidThinking provide simulation tools to test your designs in real-world conditions and make decisions to improve quality.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium - Alignex, Inc.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

Get a deeper view of your design performance with an extensive simulation solution. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium includes all of the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional, plus additional features like composite materials and powerful analysis tools for simulating nonlinear and dynamic response.


SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional adds to SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard more powerful and sophisticated simulation capabilities, to help you answer engineering challenges with complex load scenarios and multi-physics solutions.


SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard gives you an intuitive virtual testing environment for linear static, time-based motion, and fatigue simulation, so you can answer common engineering challenges with a SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD embedded solution


SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium

SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium is for advanced CAE analysts and mold designers. It includes everything in SOLIDWORKS Plastics Professional plus advanced simulation functionality that allows users to analyze mold cooling line layouts and predict molded part warpage.


SOLIDWORKS Plastics Professional

SOLIDWORKS Plastics Professional is for mold designers and mold makers. It includes everything in SOLIDWORKS Plastics Standard plus the ability estimate cycle time, clamp tonnage and shot size, plus you can optimize feed system design.


SOLIDWORKS Plastics Standard

SOLIDWORKS Plastics Standard optimizes plastic parts for manufacturability during the initial stages of product design. 


SOLIDWORKS Sustainability

SOLIDWORKS Sustainability enables designers and engineers to perform real-time environmental assessment as part of the product design process.


SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

SolidWorks Flow Simulation takes the complexity out of computational fluid dynamics to quickly and easily simulate fluid flow, heat transfer and fluid forces.



solidThinking Inspire

Create and investigate structural concepts quickly and easily along with existing CAD tools. Get your structural parts right the first time and reduce costs, development time, material consumption and product weight.


solidThinking Click2Cast

Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software that allows the user to enhance and optimize their manufactured components in 5 simple steps. Click2Cast helps you avoid typical casting defects such as air entrapment, porosity, cold shuts, etc. thanks to the simple and quick mold filling simulation.


solidThinking Click2Form

Click2Form is a sheet metal forming simulation software that enables design engineers and cost estimators to optimize their products for manufacturing by considering formability, material utilization and cost.


solidThinking Click2Extrude

Click2Extrude Metal and Polymer are simulation based environments designed to help metal and polymer extrusion companies meet the ever increasing demands to produce complex profiles with tight tolerances, quality surface finishes and high strength properties at reduced cost.


solidThinking Compose

solidThinking Compose provides engineers, scientists, and product creators with a high level, matrix-based language as well as an interactive & unified programming environment for all types of math operations.


solidThinking Activate

solidThinking Activate enables product creators, system simulation and control engineers to model, simulate and optimize multi-disciplinary systems. By leveraging model based development, ensure that all design requirements are successfully met while also identifying system level problems early in the design process.


Featured Simulation Class

Learn the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), covering the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies.

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Product Matrix

View a SOLIDWORKS Simulation product matrix to compare solutions.

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Flow Resource Library

Explore SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation videos, white papers, guides and case studies.

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Alignex Training Passport

Discounted Training

Take 7 SOLIDWORKS courses in 12 months with our Passport Training Program.

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