Discover what SOLIDWORKS users are discussing.
Just trying to figure out how to strengthen these corners. With the loads they will be seeing, they are yielding. I don't believe they will after they are welded together, but I can't seem to get a "real" weld into these corners to test. I would settle for a smooth fillet just to spread the load out over a little more area.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
2 days ago
I'm using an out of the box installation of SW 2015 and am discovering weldments I downloaded from SW content are bareboned and seem to not include weight information. Hopefully, I'm wrong and can make a selection within my weldment part and weights info will be made available within the drawing. Can someone please point me twards the answer? I'm prepping for a presentation and hope to include a nice BOM or two which will list out the weldment's cutlist items with their individual weights.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
8 days ago
I can't for the life of me select anything that will insert a weld bead between this rectangular tubing and this angle iron. Anyone figure it out? Thanks in advance.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
11 days ago
SWX18.1. I`m trying to select edge near weld bead without success. Filtering doesn`t help.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
13 days ago
When I create weld beads, the size represented in the model doesn't match the size I specified, or the resulting callout.For example, if I create a weld bead with a radius of 0.5in, the model shows a fillet weld with a radius of .325. The old 'Fillet Bead' feature gives you a representation in the model that matches the size you specify.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
15 days ago
Other titles for this post: It`s time to change software.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
15 days ago
I have an assembly where have used "full penetration butt welding" to join two parts. In drawing sheet I want to connect the welding annotation (The size of the welding) with some custom property. How Can I do that? I have attached a picture of my drawing for better understanding.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
17 days ago
Ghost cut-list items Very simple example
SOLIDWORKS Forums
19 days ago
Is anybody noticing this in 2018, I have a weldment and in weldment the custom properties I have added a length field which is named "SW-Length" (using the apostrophe sign above the 2 on the key board), but in the cut list parts it doesn't show the actual length it just show "SW-Length", not the length of the part I am sure this was an issue a few years ago has it reappeared? Or am I doing something wrong.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
21 days ago
I need this value for my BOM, but it is ZERO for all subweldment cut-list elements and non zero for others. What is possible to do? Because it is a bug, I`ve got SPR 401847 for it
SOLIDWORKS Forums
21 days ago
weldments design table custom properties Re: weldments design table custom properties
SOLIDWORKS Forums
24 days ago
I am working with some custom profiled extrusions that have regular cutouts for mounting hardware (think a bar with slots cut every 6 inches), it would be really helpful to be able to create a weldment profile that when extruded along your frame lines would have these cuts made already. Making the profile shape is not an issue and making the cuts is not an issue, I just wish that I didn't have to make all the cuts everytime I use that shape. Is something like this possible?
SOLIDWORKS Forums
28 days ago
Hello, I am a basic user of Solidworks and I want some help. I want to weld these 2 parts of the sheet metal, and then I have to run static simulation.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
29 days ago
From the beginning SW had part file,assembly file and drawing file.Later (SW2004) we get possibility to have several bodies inside one file. But after this I think SW went wrong way:they made weldments which contains a lot of bugs up to now (SW2018): I found out that PTC Creo use usual assembly for weldments.In this case it is not necessary to make cut-list, their cut-list properties,derived parts with transfer of cut-list properties to file properties and so on.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
30 days ago
I've referred to using Plate in weldments on several Forum posts, and a member contacted me about sharing my files, so I created this Discussion in case someone else is interested. For some background, a few years ago I created a folder with some plate profiles (simple rectangle sketches, centered on the origin, with additional points for alternate insertion locations).
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
Weldment profile file location. The weldment profile file location is found on the hard drive of the users PC. Is it possible to move this location to a common location on the server so all can access it?
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
So I've added a bunch of weldment profiles from the web to my weldment profile directory. Solidworks detects the folder I created "8020" however, I cannot select or use any of the profiles. Any idea how to fix? thanks
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
I only have three choices of tube in my drop menu, but there are many in the toolbox. Did something get missed in the install process? No, nothing got missed.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
I have followed the 5 steps in SW help for ‘Weldment - Creating custom Profiles.’ ‘Selected object is not a Library Feature Part’.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
1 I have a multibody weldment part Insert Feature > Save Bodies
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
First time I have used a cut list in a weldment and for some reason the table will not work? Do I need to create a template? Have you updated the cut-list in the model?
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
Changing weldment profile inserts library feature instead of changing profile if there are sheetmetal features and other library features in part. SW is aware of this bug since 2015 and even recorded it. However it is neither fixed nor is a fix to this issue (SPR644470) posted.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
Feature Library part using Weldments I'm using SW2018. I'm not super familiar with how the Feature Library works, but I've been working on a lot of structural projects using weldments... is it at all possible to create a Library part from a Weldment such as L3x3 angle that has holes/slots for tying in beams/channel and maintains it's cut list properties?
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago
Warning while saving drawing. I create a weldment profile by modifying existing weldment profile. Now, while saving a drawing, it always shows a warning.
SOLIDWORKS Forums
1 month ago