Secrets to SOLIDWORKS Performance - Team License

Peter Brinkhuis
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Stop waiting for your files to load - Be in control of the performance of your SOLIDWORKS models.

The speed of your models directly depends on how you model them.

I have read every article and watched every video on SOLIDWORKS performance I could find so you don't have to.

After 200 hours, I have condensed everything down into a 127-page ebook, written in the style of my blog posts. I then hired an editor to improve my writing and a designer to make everything look awesome.

Who is this for?

  • Engineers who are sick of waiting for their models to load, rebuild and save.
  • SOLIDWORKS API developers that want to make their add-ins and macros run faster.
  • Team leaders that want to improve their team spirit.

Individual licenses can be found here.


  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: How to improve...
  • Part 3: Performance analysis
  • Part 4: Building blocks of performance
  • Part 5: Parts, assemblies and drawings
  • Part 6: Software
  • Part 7: Hardware
  • Part 8: API performance

View the complete list of chapters here.

The Complete Package

Team Licenses give you access to all of these files:

  • The ebook as PDF
  • Cheat sheet: Performance checklist
  • Cheat sheet: Assembly rebuilds
  • Cheat sheet: Open modes
  • All test models mentioned in the ebook (requires SW2020)
  • API Performance macros

About me

My name is Peter Brinkhuis and I'm the owner of CAD Booster, where I develop add-ins for SOLIDWORKS. I automate 2D drawings with Drew and make working with fasteners fun with Lightning.

I'm a mechanical engineer by trade and have been using SOLIDWORKS since my first internship 16 years ago. In my engineering days, I gathered a lot of random tips to improve SOLIDWORKS performance. But I never really understood what determined the speed of my models.

So in 2021, I set out to properly research the topic and write down everything I could find about performance and SOLIDWORKS. I am happy to present my results to you now.


How do I download my files?

Within a few minutes after your purchase, you receive a download link in your email. From there, you can download all your files.

Can I get an invoice?

Of course. You can print your own invoice by clicking the link at the bottom of your receipt email. You can also get your VAT refunded that way.

Is there a version for one person?
Absolutely. You can find the individual licenses here.

I think I found a mistake, what do I do?

Please let me know via I'll fix it and send out the updated ebook to all buyers.

What's the refund policy?

If you're not happy with my work, just reply to the download email within 30 days, and you'll get a full refund. No questions asked.

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June 2021
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