SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electrical tech tips and tutorials by certified SOLIDWORKS Experts

Electrical & Mechanical Design Tools for Rockwell Automation Systems

Learn from the experts! Take part in this exciting new webinar on electrical & mechanical design tools for Rockwell Automation Systems! Date: Thursday, April 28th Time: 10:00am to 11:00am EST Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/128583040 Rockwell Automation, Gerrie Electric and Javelin Technologies are co hosting this special event to discuss the tools available to help electrical and mechanical…

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How to Automate Your Electrical Schematics – Part I

As promised in my previous post – (How to modularize/standardize your Electrical Design) here is how E3 WireWorks can help you make your designs configurable. E3 WireWorks has the feature my personal favorite — Options and Variants.  Using this feature you can use radio buttons and check boxes to turn various parts of your design…

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How to modularize/standardize your Electrical Design

A lot of customers and designers out there want to know how to modularize and standardize their designs and rightly so. The benefits of having standardized design and modularizing of your systems goes well beyond just faster product design and shortened time to market. It allows you to reduce the overall cost in purchasing by…

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When is a Single-Line Drawing more than a “Single Line Drawing”

Most people who have designed a system understand the importance of a single line drawing in the design process. It gets you going in the right direction and what we are trying to do is use it a blueprint for the design to come. Nothing new there we all know this or at the least…

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Be an Electrical Design Super Hero (wearing a tight spandex costume is optional!)

Everyone wants to be a super hero, but suiting up and fighting crime is probably not something you’ll be doing any time soon. However you can be a super hero at work, and if you are an electrical designer you can learn how to fight electrical design injustice and do your job faster with our HOW-TO…

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On-Machine Control Solutions

On-Machine Control adds efficiencies in multiple areas of the manufacturing process like Design, Maintenance, Repair, Installation and operations. A recent study by a European Consortium of Manufacturers revealed a 30% cost reduction as a result of On-Machine Control Solutions and related changes to the components used.

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Process, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Electric Schematics

When showing the electrical capabilities of E3.WireWorks to our customers I have had many of them ask me whether it is a suitable tool for doing other types of schematics as well. The types that are most commonly asked for are hydraulics and pneumatics but process design (P&ID) should not be excluded. A lot of…

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E3.WireWorks Cabling and SolidWorks Routing Integration

I have been working with a large number of companies recently who have been curious about how the newest and best ways are to schematically plan connectors and cables as well as communicate those for manufacturing.  One of the additional areas of interest is the integration with SolidWorks to make sure that space requirements are…

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