SOLIDWORKS Weldments from Profiles to Cut Lists – Part1

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This month we are going to take a deep dive into SolidWorks Weldments. We are going to discuss the profiles, feature manager options, modification tools such as Trim/Extend, and drawings including views, Cut Lists, and Custom Properties. Let's start by defining a Weldment, a Weldment can be defined as a unit formed by welding an assembly of parts together. Inside of SOLIDWORKS we handle this in a multibody part file. This way we manage one single file instead of tens […]

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Free Weldment Profiles!

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Back in January, when Jordan Tadic published his cut lumber library for use as weldment profiles, the CAD community went crazy! For a brief period of time there was concern that we may need to get a larger server to help handle the additional page requests. Did you know you can get weldment profiles from SolidWorks? – significantly more than the few you get by default when you install SolidWorks. Go to the design library, expand “SOLIDWORKS Content” and browse […]

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