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SOLIDWORKS BOM

Best practices to manage and utilize your SOLIDWORKS BOM (Bill of Materials) from the Javelin team

Make your Tables Pop with the Cell Border Thickness Feature in SOLIDWORKS 2019

When it comes time to create drawing documentation for large and complex assemblies, we are often met with SOLIDWORKS tables…

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 increases the clarity and usability of exported BOMs by enabling the inclusion of component thumbnails

Make your BOM Worth a Thousand Words in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Creating a bill of materials to document the different components in an assembly is a near universal task. For caution…

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How to create an Assembly Level BOM in SOLIDWORKS Composer

Just like SOLIDWORKS we can create a BOM that calls out sub-assemblies in the bills of materials of Composer assemblies….

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Working with a SOLIDWORKS PDM Named BOM

A SOLIDWORKS PDM Named BOM, is a saved from a Computed BOM and can be treated like any other vaulted file. Named…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Display Types in the Windows Explorer Local Vault

There are three SOLIDWORKS PDM Display Types available in the Windows Explorer Local Vault: Show Files Show Bills of Materials Show…

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SOLIDWORKS Indented BOM with Single Body Sheet Metal Part

When you create a SOLIDWORKS Indented BOM from an assembly that contains sheet metal or weldment parts it will add…

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Balloon Sub-Assembly

Adding Balloons to a Sub-Assembly in a SOLIDWORKS Drawing

If you have been working with a SOLIDWORKS bill of material table (BOM) for a while, perhaps you have noticed that…

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SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials – Link vs Break cells

The SOLIDWORKS BOM typically includes columns linked to Custom Properties in the models.  Therefore changes to the Custom Properties in…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Passive Symbols

Why use SOLIDWORKS Electrical Passive Symbols?

There are instances where some tasks require a representation which do not appear on a BOM, do not have part…

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How to combine multiple Custom Properties in a SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials

When going through the process of creating an assembly drawing, it is beneficial in most cases to make use of…

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Sort SOLIDWORKS Toolbox BOM

How to sort SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Components in your BOM table [VIDEO]

Have you ever wondered how you can sort your SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials in a way that all of your SOLIDWORKS toolbox…

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What is the difference between As-Built and Latest in a SOLIDWORKS PDM BOM?

The dividing factor between SOLIDWORKS PDM As-Built vs Latest in a Bill of Materials is a Check-in of the selected…

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SOLIDWORKS BOM Equation

How to add a SOLIDWORKS BOM Equation to an Entire Column

The SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials allows you to add Equations to cells for calculations.  Did you know that you can…

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Linking a Note to a Table/BOM Cell in SOLIDWORKS 2017

We all know that notes are an important part of any engineering drawing and help to transfer vital information. One…

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Thordon Bearings Thorplas Blue bearings

DriveWorks-based SmartQuote system helps Thordon Bearings manage international dealer network

On the Thordon Bearings website, you’ll find a cool widget that keeps track of the volume of oil discharges the…

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