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SOLIDWORKS Product Matrix


Ease of use

  • Learn Fast: In-Context and Toolbar Menus, Command Search, Built-In Tutorials, Searchable Help Documentation
  • Work Fast: Hot Keys, Customizable Commands, APIs
  • Get Help Fast: Local and Worldwide Support Services

Part and Assembly Modeling

  • 3D Solid Modeling
  • Conceptual Design
  • Assembly Structure Planning: SOLIDWORKS Treehouse
  • Direct Model Geometry Modification
  • Large Assembly Design
  • Advanced Surface Design
  • Sheet Metal Design
  • Weldments
  • Plastic Part Design
  • Mold Design

2D Drawings

  • Automatic Drawing View Creation
  • Automatic Drawing View Updates
  • Drafting Standards: ANSI, ISO, DIN, JIS, BSI, GOST, GB
  • Manual Automated Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Annotations and Symbols
  • Automatic BOM, Exploded Views, Balloon Notes
  • Hole Tables, Weld Tables, Pipe Bend Tables
  • Sheet Metal Bend Notes
  • Automated Creation of Radial/Cylindrical Exploded Views

Design Reuse and Automation

  • DriveWorksXpress
  • Part and Assembly Configurations
  • Reuse 2D and 3D CAD Data

Animation and Visualization

  • Move Assembly By Dragging Components
  • Move Assembly With Motors
  • CAD Videos
  • Basic CAD Rendering(RealView)
  • 3D Walk Through/Fly Through

Interference Check

  • Collision and Interference Detection
  • Hole Alignment and Thread Checks
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Collaborate and Share CAD Data

  • Read Printed Circuit Board Data as 3D Parts
  • Import/Export Over 30 CAD Formats
  • Print Directly to 3D Printers
  • MCAD to AEC
  • CAD/CAM Integration 
  • View eDrawings Files
  • 3D Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • DXF and DWG Data
  • Maintain and Update Existing 2D Drawings
  • 2D to 3D Conversion Tools
  • Convert to Sheet Metal Parts
  • IP Protection
  • Large Design Review
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Advanced CAD File Import

  • Interactive Feature Recognition and Conversion
  • Automatic Feature Recognition and Conversion
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Basic Analysis Tools

  • Part Environmental Impact
  • Part Structural Analysis
  • Basic Flow Analysis
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Productivity Tools

  • Power Selection
  • Symmetry Check
  • Automatic Task Scheduling and Batch Processing
  • Feature Paint
  • Find and Replace Drawing
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Design For Manufacturing

  • Rules Based Manufacturability
  • Draft Undercut Analysis
  • Sheet Metal Checks and Flat Pattern
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CAD Libraries

  • Standard Fasteners and Components Toolbox
  • Beam, Bearing and Cam Design Wizard
  • Automatic Assembly of Fasteners and Components
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Advanced Design For Manufacturing

  • Compare Parts and Drawings For Changes
  • Geometry Check for CAM
  • Thickness Analysis
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Design for Cost & Cost Estimation

  • Compare Manufacturing Costs
  • Automated Manufacturing Cost Estimation
  • Customizable Manufacturing Settings
  • Output Cost Report
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  • Import/Export PCB Designs
  • Automatic Electrical Component Assembly
  • Two-Way Data Exchange ECAD MCAD
  • IDF, ProSTep(IDX) or PADS (*.ASC)
  • PCB Outlines, Keep-Out Areas, Max Heights
  • Filter Display
  • Compare Board Designs
  • Design Change Notes
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PhotoView 360

  • Photo Quality Images and Animations
  • Control Camera View, Lighting, Materials, and Textures
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CAD Standards Checking

  • Verify Designs Against Company Standards
  • Automatically Correct Non-conforming Issues
  • Customize Design Check Rules

Automated Tolerance Stack-Up Analysis (TolAnalyst)

  • Worst Case and RSS Max/Min
  • Identify Highest Contributing Tolerances
  • Automatic Update of Analysis When Designs Change

File Management

  • File Vaulting
  • Secure Check-in Check-out
  • Automated Revision Control

Reverse Engineering (ScanTo3D)

  • Import, Edit, Evaluate, and Create Solid Geometry Form Point Cloud and Mesh Data
  • Import Adobe Illustrator Files
  • Import Image Files and Convert Raster to Vector Data

eDrawings Professional

  • Create and Publish eDrawings Files
  • Allow Measurement in eDrawings Files
  • Enable Markup of eDrawings Files
  • Exploded Views Support for eDrawings Files
  • View Assembly Animations
  • Password Protect Intellectual Property

Motion Analysis

  • Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis
  • Inputs: Forces, Springs, Dampers, Gravity, Contact, Bushings
  • Outputs: Displacement, Velocities, Acceleration, Body Loads, Joint Forces
  • View/Publish Animations, Graphs, Reports 

Structural Part and Assembly Analysis

  • Inputs: Variable Forces/Pressure, Full Restraint Sets, Connectors, Gravity, Contact, Materials
  • Outputs: Factor of Safety, Stress, Displacement
  • View Publish Animations, Graphs, Reports

Life-Cycle Assessment for Environmental Impact

  • SOLIDWORKS Sustainability

Routing of Pipes and Tubes

  • Create Detailed Piping Systems
  • Create Flexible or Rigid Tubing Lines
  • Customizable Library of Piping Components
  • Automatic Assembly of Hangers and Supports
  • Output Tube Bend Data for Manufacturing
  • Cut Length Calculations Automated for BOM
  • Automatic Routing Option for Pipes and Tubes
  • Minimum Bend Radius Check for Tubes
  • Output of PCF Files for ISOGEN Piping Software

Routing of Electrical Cabling and Wiring Harnesses

  • Create Detailed Electrical Cabling and Wiring Harnesses
  • Run Rigid or Flexible Electrical Conduit Segments
  • Conduit
  • Ribbon Cable
  • Wire Lengths Automatically Calculated
  • Automated Harness Flattening for Manufactruing
  • BOM and Wire Cut Lists
  • Automatic Routing Using Import Connection Data
  • Mounting Hardware, Splices, Connectors, Insulation, Looms, Heat-Shrink Tubing, Cable Ties

Advanced Surface Flattening


Routing of Rectangular and Other Sections


Assembly Level Cost Roll Up

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