Professional Training

SOLIDWORKS Weldments Training Course

Often taken with Sheetmetal, our Weldments training will teach you how to create welded frames & structures, with proper corner treatments, features like gussets & end caps, as well as producing detailed parametric cut lists & drawings

Duration - 1 day

Prerequisites – SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Day 1

1. Weldment Features

  • Weldments
  • Structural Members
  • Groups vs Structural Members
  • Adding Plates & Holes
  • Gussets & End Caps
  • Using Symmetry
  • Advantages of a Multibody Part
  • Limitations of a Multibody Part

2. Working with Weldments

  • Managing the Cut List
  • Cut List Item Names
  • Accessing the Properties
  • Cut List Properties Dialog
  • Structural Member Properties
  • Adding Cut List Properties
  • Bounding Box in Weldments
  • Options for Generating Cut List Items
  • Custom Struct Member Profiles
  • Defining Material
  • Creating Custom Profiles
  • Standard or Configured Profiles
  • Inserting Existing Parts
  • When to use an Assembly

3. Configuring & Detailing Weldments

  • Weldments Configurations
  • Post-Assembly Machining Features
  • Weldment Drawings
  • Drawing Views of Individual Bodies
  • Representing Welds

Day 1

4. Bent Structural members

  • Working with Bent Structural Members
  • 3D Sketching

5. Introduction to Structure system

  • Weldments Configurations
  • Post-Assembly Machining Features
  • Weldment Drawings
  • Drawing Views of Individual Bodies
  • Representing Welds

6. Working with Structure System

  • Managing the Cut List
  • Case Study
  • Gussets & End Caps
  • Bounding Boxes in Structure System

7. Defining and inserting Connection elements

  • Connections
  • Case Study
  • Define Connection Elements
  • Inserting Connection Element