SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D

An Instructor Led Classroom Based 3D Electrical Course

The goal of this course is to teach you how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market. This course is focused on 3D Design.


Course details and prerequisites:

In-class: 1 Day
On-line: 2 Days (4 hours/day)
Type: Instructor Led
Level: Basic to Intermediate


After the training you will be able to:
  • Create a Cabinet
  • Link 2D date to 3D models
  • Route wires in 3D
  • Route cables in 3D


Course Outline


  • About This Course
  • Use of Colour

Lesson 1: Adding a Cabinet

  • Adding a Cabinet
  • Stages in the Process
  • Unarchiving a Project
  • SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Layout
  • Insert Component
  • Inserting Rails
  • Inserting Ducts

Lesson 2: Inserting Components in the Cabinet

  • Inserting Electrical Components
  • Stages in the Process
  • Converting to an Electrical Component
  • Inserting Terminals

Lesson 3: Adding Door Components

  • Adding Door Components
  • Stages in the Process
  • Smart Components
  • Inserting Smart Features

Lesson 4: Propagating 2D Changes to 3D

  • Propagating Schematic Changes to 3D
  • Stages in the Process
  • Changes in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic
  • Changes at the Assembly Level

Lesson 5: Routing Wires

  • Routing Wires
  • Stages in the Process
  • Routing Path
  • Route Wires

Lesson 6: Routing Cables

  • Routing Cables
  • Stages in the Process
  • Inserting Components
  • Associate Component
  • Adding Cable Glands
  • Set Origin/Destination of Cables
  • Route Cables