SOLIDWORKS Electrical Tech Tip Written by: Cheri Guntzviller-Miesen, SOLIDWORKS Electrical Application Specialist SOLIDWORKS Schematic and 3D Electrical have slightly different steps for creating an Rx Capture. (If you don’t have SOLIDWORKS, but only SOLIDWORKS Schematic, please jump to the end of the article.) SOLIDWORKS Rx analyzes your system, suggests possible solutions, and captures data that can help technical support personnel diagnose problems. Follow these steps to create a SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
11 months ago
As you may already know SOLIDWORKS Electrical uses a SQL database to contain and maintain all our Electrical data and information. This has many benefits speed, resilience, multiuser working to name a few but one of the primary features is that the database can be interrogated to present the information it holds and present it how you want to see it. By now I am sure you have explored the many reports that ship as standard with Electrical, if not these can be found in the report manager project/
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
1 year ago
There’s no need to lament any further over missed connections thanks to the SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 Connection Dots feature. Missed Connections – Somewhere on Craigslist Prior to September 2016 Missed SOLIDWORKS Electrical Connections - Somewhere on Craigslist prior to September 2016 Have you ever read those “missed connection” posts on Craigslist? I learned of them from a radio morning show, where the on-air personalities would read these tragic (yet hilarious) tales of lost love and near
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
1 year ago
Every year SOLIDWORKS makes enhancements to the software, much of it based on user feedback. They publish a “What’s New” document so that you can browse through and read about the hundreds of improvements that they made. There are improvements that get made that don’t make it into the document, however. I don’t know if they forget (after making hundreds of changes I’d forget some too) or if they consider them too minor.
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
1 year ago
Spare Parts Header Written by Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist, DASI Solutions Do I really need to waste my time creating a spare parts list?? Who has time to create a list that is never used by my company, but the customer requires this time consuming report? How are you creating this report?
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
2 years ago
If your designs include printed circuit boards (PCBs), there is a pretty good chance that at one point or another you have wished you could have an accurate 3D representation of the finished board for fitting or design checks. Well you might not be aware that SOLIDWORKS has the tool to help you out here, CircuitWorks. Formerly, CircuitWorks used to be included in only the highest level of SOLIDWORKS, Premium. However, last year with the release of SOLIDWORKS 2015 a packaging change meant that
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
2 years ago
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Tech Tip Written by: Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist, DASI Solutions Have you tried the using the SOLIDWORKS Schematic automatically-generated PLC drawings in your project? These symbols for the PLC are automatically generated with a template. Are you ok with these symbols, but would like a few things changed – like instead of having all the attributes vertically placed, would you like them rotated to a horizontal view? PLC Card 1 These symbols are very
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
2 years ago
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design Check #1 – Duct Filling Ratio (%) SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic is a powerful 2D software to produce electrical wiring and cabinet designs. However, with just 2D there are limits on how you can visualise and verify your design. This is where 3D modelling comes in to play. With the additional Electrical 3D, you’ll be able to see a detailed finished product before it reaches the manufacturing stage.
SOLIDWORKS Tech Blog
4 years ago