MySolidWorks Learning: Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Routing

Article by Rod Mackay updated September 8, 2014

Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Routing

MySolidWorks Learning Routing

In this MySolidWorks Learning post, you are going to receive an Introduction to SolidWorks Routing. What’s SOLIDWORKS Routing? Use the Routing application to create special types of sub-assemblies that build paths of pipes, tubes, or electrical cables between components.

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About SolidWorks Routing

With SolidWorks Routing, you’ll enjoy greater design efficiency, better designs, improved BOM accuracy, faster time-to-market, and lower costs.

Streamline the design of machinery, equipment, small facilities, or anything else that requires routing tubes, pipes along with electrical cables and harnesses. All it takes is SolidWorks Routing, the powerful routed systems design application and fittings library that’s fully integrated with SolidWorks.

The 8-minute Introduction to Routing lesson will help you understand how to start routing and how a route subassembly organizes and stores components. During the lesson, you will also learn how to:

  • Enable the Routing add-in
  • Locate the Piping, Tubing and Electrical menus
  • Understand the Routing subassembly
  • Identify Routing library components
  • Use the Routing library manager to load settings

What is MySolidWorks Learning?

From Routing file locations and templates to using the Routing Component Wizard, MySolidWorks is the place to get the best answers to all of your SOLIDWORKS and Routing questions. With hours of MySolidWorks Learning content available, MySolidWorks allows users to get answers, learn, stay current, as well as share and showcase their expertise. Get started for free on MySolidWorks today.

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.