SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electrical tech tips and tutorials by certified SOLIDWORKS Experts

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Wire Cabling Order for Testing and Assembly

SOLIDWORKS Wire Cabling Order

In electrical design, how we choose to represent connections between electrical devices in our schematics is often open to interpretation. If we’re not careful, our design intent can be easily miscommunicated to the reader, leading to potentially disastrous results. “The danger is in the details,” as they say. SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides some powerful methods of ensuring…

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Get into the Holiday Spirit with SOLIDWORKS Electrical

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Holiday Light Ball

Decorating for the holidays? DS have some fun recreating a prop from a classic holiday movie with SOLIDWORKS Electrical software, watch the video: SOLIDWORKS Electrical Automation During this on-demand webinar, we look at some of the out-of-the-box features in SOLIDWORKS Electrical that allow you to easily automate your workflows and processes. The following features are…

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Top Features in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2022

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2022 Routing

Each year, DS seeks to outdo itself with hundreds of sweeping enhancements to its diverse and ever-expanding portfolio of engineering, manufacturing and design solutions. SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2022, in particular, received quite a few significant enhancements this year, making documenting your electromechanical systems more streamlined than ever before. With this article, we are highlighting some of…

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Electrical Design System Migration Made Easy with SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electrical Design System Migration

Fear of an electrical design software change? Watch the on-demand webinar to learn how SOLIDWORKS Electrical makes it easy to migrate from your existing system. Changing your electrical design system Fear of change is natural, especially when related to critical aspects of our daily routine. Passionate designers and engineers covet their CAD tools as though…

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Use SOLIDWORKS Electrical Locations to organize your System Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Locations

This article looks at how to get more organized with an electrical system design. We’ll be focused on how SOLIDWORKS Electrical can help you get a grip on the number of devices that you have present within a system design starting with proper component management best practices. Watch the video to take a closer look…

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Electro-Mechanical Design and Collaboration with SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electro-mechanical design

Without modern electro-mechanical design tools that support a collaborative workflow, engineers will spend the equivalent of four months each year fighting their software instead of improving their designs. That’s the real price of designing in silos and using ill-suited tools. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be like this. SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides excellent collaborative solutions that…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer App available with SOLIDWORKS 2021

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer

DS SOLIDWORKS has launched a new viewer app to visualize the electrical project drawings, called SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer. It gets installed automatically with the SOLIDWORKS Electrical installation. To start the Electrical Viewer: Click on Windows Start Menu > SOLIDWORKS 2021 Program setup > SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer The SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer is shown below, here you…

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How to create Multiple Drawings Simultaneously in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Multiple Drawings

Now in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021, we can simultaneously create multiple drawings from a book, a folder, or a drawing. We can select both the quantity and the type of drawings we would like to create. Earlier this process was time-consuming as we had to create one drawing at a time or we would create one…

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How to Exclude a Manufacturer Part from a SOLIDWORKS Electrical BOM

SOLIDWORKS Electrical BOM Exclude

Now in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021, you can use the “Exclude from bill of materials” property in the Manufacturer part properties dialog box to show or hide components in a BOM. In previous releases there was not a simple option to exclude manufacturer parts from the bill of materials list. To exclude manufacturer parts from BOMs…

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