SOLIDWORKS Electrical

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Getting Started Guide

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Getting Started Guide

Adjusting to a new design software can be a daunting task even for seasoned electrical designers and engineers. For myself, coming from a mechanical engineering background, even visualizing schematics in a 2D space took some getting used to. What worked for me when first getting started with SOLIDWORKS Electrical was to simply get my hands…

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Harness the Power of SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D

SOLIDWORKS Electrical has gained notoriety for its design applications in power systems, user controls, cabinet layout, and electric machines, but what about as a wire harness design tool?     Wire Harness Design for any Industry SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D leverages your already existing SOLIDWORKS models, so no time is wasted manually calculating wire and cable…

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Creating my first Electrical Drawing with SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Samony Riyaz is a Programmer here at Javelin Technologies. The article below is an introduction to electrical drawing from her work. My academic career pursuing Automation Engineering Technology had prepared me well for the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD world, but I could not say the same about SOLIDWORKS Electrical. Due to this, my experience with mechanical…

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How to read and understand an Electrical Schematic

Ever wonder what’s behind the walls at home or researched how an electrical device works? Maybe you want to fix something that runs on electricity? At first glance an electrical schematic may come across as a confusing cluster of multicoloured lines and symbols of various shapes and sizes, which can be true, however they are…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Component Tree links Symbols & Components

Symbol Properties contain information imported from the manufacturer's part library. Symbols can easily be associated or re-associated during the design process.

SOLIDWORKS Mechanical 3D is a staple of the CAD industry , garnering 46% of the 3D CAD market share in 2016. This success can be attributed to many factors, but SOLIDWORKS’ associativity is frequently highlighted as one of users’ favorite features. This associativity acts as a digital thread, linking CAD content together and saving users…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D is the tool Mechanical Designers have been looking for

The Routing Component Wizard is your complete solution to prepare any SOLIDWORKS component to

Do you use SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD to create the world that has yet to be? For those of you that answered yes, please keep up the fantastic work! How do you handle electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic connections in your 3D designs? Getting power to and from mechanical components is a critical design decision, and all…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Terminal Strips and Multilevel Terminals

SOLIDWORKS Terminal Strips

As SOLIDWORKS Electrical has evolved over time it managed to make software improvements to handle demands from both schematic design and electrical 3D. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Terminal Strips have improvements made to handle labeling of multilevel terminals. The SOLIDWORKS Electrical Terminal Strips Manager can now add accessory components, add manufacturing parts/circuits at the component properties and…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Drawing Styles and Attribute management

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 added new features enabling users to manage properties, and configure project Drawing styles such as Layers, Line styles and Text Styles. Just like existing configurations (such as terminals, PLCs, etc.) these can be defined at a Project level or at a Global level. Where to Find Drawing Styles configurations: SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic…

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