SOLIDWORKS BOM

Best practices to manage and utilize your SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials (BOM)

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2022 BOM Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Manage Share BOM

SOLIDWORKS® Manage is an advanced data management system that extends the global file management and application integrations enabled by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. SOLIDWORKS Manage is the key element in providing Distributed Data Management. With SOLIDWORKS Manage 2022 there are many new enhancements for the Bill…

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Working with a BOM in SOLIDWORKS Manage

Use SOLIDWORKS Manage BOM

I love SOLIDWORKS PDM and how it makes life easier for an engineer to do their job and keep their files in one secure location. With that said, I’ll admit that there are times when you just need more from PDM with regards to the Bill…

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Design to Manufacturing Bill of Materials (BOM) Production

Manufacturing Items Engineer

Watch the on-demand webinar below for an introduction to DELMIA® solutions, and producing Bill of Materials (BOM) from Design through Manufacturing: In this DELMIA on-demand webinar you will learn Leveraging the power of the 3DEXPERIENCE Works platform, and the Manufacturing Items Role allows a production engineer…

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How to hide and show a BOM in SOLIDWORKS Composer Animations

Maximum opacity-BOM shown

SOLIDWORKS Composer geometric actors or collaborative actors such as a BOM can be shown or hidden in an animation. If once the actor is hidden it will remain hidden throughout the animation and if we try to show the actor, it will be visible throughout…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Bill of Materials Options

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, the Bill of Materials (BOM) Options set within SOLIDWORKS will be inherited by the Computed BOM in PDM: Learn what each of the three BOM options provide below: BOM Option: Show Will show the subassembly and all the child components…

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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…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Displaying Derived Part References

SOLIDWORKS PDM Derived Part

In SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, the way Derived Part References are displayed, has been improved. But before we look at the improvements, perhaps should first discuss what a Derived Part actually is. What is a Derived Part? In SOLIDWORKS, a Derived Part can be directly created…

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Weldment Cut List IDs

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Cut List Properties

Starting in SOLIDWORKS 2021, you can now generate IDs for each Weldment Part Cut List item that is a unique identifier for each cut list item in a Part’s Cut List folder. To enable this, click Tools > Options > Document Properties > Weldments. Under…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Bill of Materials (BOM) Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 brings new, powerful Bill of Materials (BOM) features. Here’s a short summary of the new functionalities. Dissolving an item One of the most powerful enhancements is the possibility to dissolve an item in a BOM, so that that item is replaced by…

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