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SOLIDWORKS Weldment Profile Resources, Tech Tips, and Tutorials

Unable to Save after Changing a SOLIDWORKS Weldment Profile?

So you are working on a SOLIDWORKS Weldment part, you go to save, and suddenly the following error message appears: If you are unable to save after changing a Weldment Profile, this could be caused when there is a set of custom properties whose value…

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SOLIDWORKS Weldment Structural Member Chain Selection

SOLIDWORKS Weldment Structural Member Chain Selection

When creating Weldment Structural Members, sketch entities are selected to create groups.  You may have a simple 2D Sketch, a complicated 3D Sketch or a mixture of both.  Groups can be several parallel (non-connected) lines or a set of connected lines. Within the Structural Member…

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How to transfer SOLIDWORKS Weldment Profile Material Properties to a Part

Did you know it is possible to add material properties to custom weldment profiles. This allows you to transfer the SOLIDWORKS Weldment Profile Material Properties to the weldment design. If more than one profile is used in the design, the weldment members could be defined…

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Download SOLIDWORKS Weldment Profiles

When you have a new installation of SOLIDWORKS on your system you may notice that there are very few Profiles available in Weldments when you select a Structural Member. The reason that SOLIDWORKS have not included all the standards and profiles in the standard installation…

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Separate Weldment Profile Standard Folder Names [VIDEO]

The default Weldment Profile directory contains two standards, Ansi Inch and Iso.  If you add additional directories in the File Locations, you may be losing some available profiles.  If more than one directory contains a folder “Ansi Inch” for example, only one of these directory can…

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Weldment Profile Orientation: Method to the Madness [VIDEO]

I had a recent question asking me why weldment profiles are so difficult to control the rotation of and orientation of. They seem almost random. Admittedly, I had used mostly square tube for weldments in my time as a mechanical designer, but I tried to…

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