SOLIDWORKS Costing

SOLIDWORKS Costing Pack and Go to include Template and Report

SOLIDWORKS Costing information is saved with the model files after it has been calculated.  When you open this model on another computer you will get a prompt that the referenced Costing Template (.SLDCTM, .SLDCTC, .SLDCTS) is missing on the computer, but you can save out…

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SOLIDWORKS Costing Time per Operation and Time per Part

There are a number of locations to determine the SOLIDWORKS Costing time per operation and total time required per part.  The calculated time is based on the templates for setup time (load/unload, machine setup) and operation time (milling speed, drill speed, etc). Within the Costing Design…

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Part Manufacturing Cost

Included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium packages is the SOLIDWORKS Costing add-in, an automatic costing tool that can generate estimates of part manufacturing cost that adjust whenever you modify your design. You can easily track costs to ensure your projects stay on target to meet…

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SOLIDWORKS Costing for Casting, Plastic, 3D Printing, and Structural Members

SolidWorks 2015 has introduced new methods for SOLIDWORKS Costing.  You still have the options for Machining and Sheet Metal as before.  Now you can also cost: Casting, Plastic, 3D Printing and Structural Members.  Each of these types have templates where you can setup costs for different…

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