Weldment

The ABC of Weldment Profiles in SOLIDWORKS

  I’ve seen lot many times people asking about the folder structure for weldment profiles in SOLIDWORKS. The folder structure for weldment profile is simply ABC. A is the path for the folder that contains the Standard. For e.g. D:\Design Library\Weldments B is the path for the folder that contains the Types. For e.g. D:\Design Library\Weldments\Inch C is the path for the folder that contains the Sizes. For e.g. D:\Design Library\Weldments\Inch\10×20.SLDLFP So when setting up the weldment profile location, you…
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SolidWorks World 2014 Proceedings are available now!

I hope every enjoyed their time at SolidWorks World 2014  at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. It was great to be a part of the event and meet lot of people. This year also there were lot of interesting presentations and hands on sessions were conducted by various professionals including SolidWorks employees, SolidWorks Users and SolidWorks VARs. And like everyone, I was also waiting for them to get these presentation and videos upload for access to everyone. So the wait is over now and the SolidWorks World 2014 proceedings…
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SolidACE Adopts Integrated Structural Modeling Technology for SolidWorks

Vilnius, LITHUANIA – January 15, 2013 – SolidACE, a company developing computer aided design and engineering tools for the architectural, building and construction engineering, and plant engineering markets, today announced the release of the new version 4.0 of BuiltWorks, a structural steel design and engineering add-in application for SolidWorks 2013 platform. With a new BuiltWorks version 4.0, SolidACE introduces first step of Integrated Structural Modeling (ISM) Technology workflow for SolidWorks. ISM is the comprehensive interoperability framework for structural information from Bentley Systems Inc.,…
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SolidACE releases new major version 3.0 of BuiltWorks for SolidWorks!!

Vilnius, LITHUANIA – December 15, 2011 – SolidACE, a company developing computer aided design and engineering tools for the architectural, building and construction engineering, and plant engineering markets, today announced the release of the new major version 3.0 of BuiltWorks, a structural steel design and engineering add-in application for SolidWorks® CAD environment. Version 3.0 has new brand name BuiltWorks 2012, and it fully supports the corresponding version of 3D CAD platform – SolidWorks 2012. SolidACE continues the further support of previous…
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Manipulating an Exploded View in SolidWorks

Do you ever need to reorder exploded view steps or feel like renaming them for better understanding/explanation, then check these simple steps: Preconditions: An open assembly with some parts and preferably with an exploded view. I’m using an assembly having an exploded view. Check SolidWorks help file on “How to create an exploded view” To reorder Exploded View steps: Switch to configuration manger. Expand the configuration containing the exploded view and edit the feature. Select the step you want to reposition/reorder. Drag and…
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