SOLIDWORKS Smart Component

Are you smarter than a SOLIDWORKS Smart Component?

SOLIDWORKS Smart Component Auto Size Editing

Imagine we have an assembly with multiple, differently sized, pipes and we need to add bushings to the end of all of them. Now imagine this is something we are doing regularly, frustrating right? If this sounds like you, I hope you’ve been taking advantage…

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SOLIDWORKS Smart Components are a Big Time Saver for Repetitive Assemblies

If you have to assemble many clamps to your base plate, or if you have some custom parts to be bolted or riveted into place in your SOLIDWORKS assembly, then this SOLIDWORKS Smart Components article is for you. In SOLIDWORKS you can make your part…

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How to make SOLIDWORKS Smart Components even smarter with Autosize

When SOLIDWORKS smart components with autosize option are inserted in an assembly and mated concentric, their configuration matches the diameter of the mating component based on predefined values. In this example, the bushing is a smart component.  The goal is to insert the bushing into an assembly…

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