SOLIDWORKS, Electrical Design

Get to Know SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic

January 29, 2018

Many types of software can draft a schematic, but very few can actually automate the process and produce things like bills of material, wire run lists, net lists and other necessary documentation for manufacturing. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic is one of the few - with its ability to automatically capture properties as you design to later be accessed and collated to produce those usually time consuming associated documents.

Electrical Design

Let's Talk Electrical: Mechanical vs Electrical Engineering Jargon

July 7, 2017

Which language do you speakElectrical or Mechanical? Both engineering disciplines have unique jargon that can easily be misinterpreted in translation. Why?

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD

3 Simple Steps to Reduce File Sizes of Imported Models in SOLIDWORKS

June 26, 2015

Let’s face one simple fact: it’s a 3D world we live in. Even electrical design, done mostly in 2D design packages such as SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic is not 100% excused from this reality. A symbol may be small and concise on paper, but significant when bolted to a frame. A wire drawn mere inches on a print can be many meters when actually strung out in an assembly.