SOLIDWORKS Weldments Training

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials


Description: Weldments teaches you how to create welded structures with standard structural members. Weld beads are also covered.


Topics covered in this course are:



Lesson 1: Weldment Features

  • Weldments

  • Structural Members

  • Groups vs. Structural Members

  • Adding Plates and Holes

  • Gussets and End Caps

  • Using Symmetry

  • Advantages of a Multibody Part

  • Limitations of a Multibody Part







Lesson 2: Working with Weldments

  • Managing the Cut List

  • Cut List Item Names

  • Accessing Properties

  • Cut-List Properties Dialog

  • Structural Member Properties

  • Adding Cut List Properties

  • Bounding Boxes in Weldments

  • Options for Generating Cut List Items

  • Custom Structural Member Profiles

  • Defining Material

  • Creating Custom Profiles

  • Standard or Configured Profiles

  • Inserting Existing Parts

  • When to Use an Assembly

Lesson 3: Configuring and Detailing Weldments

  • Weldment Configurations

  • Post-Assembly Machining Features

  • Weldment Drawings

  • Drawing Views of Individual Bodies

  • Representing Welds


Lesson 4: Working with Bent Structural Members

  • Working with Bent Structural Members

  • 3D Sketching


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