SOLIDWORKS Routing

SOLIDWORKS Routing Resources including technical tips and tutorials

What are the SOLIDWORKS Routing Component Grouping BOM Properties?

SOLIDWORKS Routing Component Grouping BOM Properties are a number of options in the Bill of Materials Property Manager which are specific to SOLIDWORKS Routing: Show only routing Components in BOM: will exclude components that are not part of a route, from the BOM. Group pipes or tubes with same diameter and schedule: will combine tubes that…

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How to add Slope to a SOLIDWORKS Routing BOM

SOLIDWORKS Routing Pipe Slope can be easily added to a Route and the information pertaining to the Pipe Slope can be displayed in the associated Route BOM. The first step is to define the Pipe Slope. This can be done by picking Add Slope from the Piping tab, of the Command Manager or from the…

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How to add Spool References to a SOLIDWORKS Routing BOM

SOLIDWORKS Routing Spool References

SOLIDWORKS Routing Spool References are defined in a Route Assembly and can be referenced in the Route Assembly BOM. The first step is to Define a Spool. The Define Spools command is available from the SOLIDWORKS Command Manager Piping menu. Once defined, the Spool will be listed under the Route Assembly, in the SOLIDWORKS Feature…

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How to route Pipes, Tubes, Wires, Cables, or Ducting in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Routing Add-in

Do your designs contain piping, tubing, wires, cables or even duct work? If so, you know that these contain many parts to create, assemble and then detail! SOLIDWORKS Premium software includes the SOLIDWORKS Routing add-in application. With the SOLIDWORKS Routing add-in you can create a special type of sub-assembly that builds a path of pipes, tubes,…

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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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Mechanical Engineering Meets SOLIDWORKS Electrical Episode 4 – Electrical Routing

Fully routed designs can improve communication and visualization of the project with stakeholders, allowing them to more confidently give it a green light.

Welcome back once again, loyal readers! This blog marks the culmination of my project to design an exciting new home theater system. If only the improved system could also improve the Canucks quality of play… In our previous adventures we explored setting up 2D components, combining those components into an intelligent 2D drawing, and adding…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Routing Integration

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Routing Integration

The SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Routing Integration upgrade has taken the ambiguity out of SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D and completely adopted the SOLIDWORKS Routing platform. Note the electrical component wizard below in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: The SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 component wizard is now tied in with the SOLIDWORKS Routing Library Manager making SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 a one stop…

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Using SOLIDWORKS for Plant Layout Design

SOLIDWORKS Plant Design

SOLIDWORKS Plant Layout design is a breeze! Whether it’s a simple building layout or a more complex multi-building layout, SOLIDWORKS 2017 large assembly tools can help: Easily organize equipment and space with new Magnetic Mates. Publish parts and assemblies as assets with appropriate connection points for easy drag and drop mating. Reposition models easily by un-snapping and…

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