SOLIDWORKS, PCB Design

How to Install SOLIDWORKS PCB

August 15, 2017

SOLIDWORKS PCB integrates ECAD and MCAD with a collaboration extension to promote communication between your software for optimal design performance.


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New Guide Series: Navigating SOLIDWORKS PCB

April 11, 2017

Just last year at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas, Texas, SOLIDWORKS PCB (Printed Circuit Board) was added to SOLIDWORKS' product portfolio. It's a huge game changer for mechanical and electronic design teams, integrating Altium's best-in-class PCB technology with SOLIDWORKS CAD capabilities. To help users navigate the new software, we put together a SOLIDWORKS PCB guide series, covering everything from version control to the ECO process and even design for manufacturing.

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Q&A With Matt Fawcett: Featuring SOLIDWORKS PCB

January 5, 2017

Our Q&A blog series looks at different members of our team and their perspective on the most current 3D printing and SOLIDWORKS CAD technology. This month’s Q&A features Matt Fawcett, SOLIDWORKS PCB Sales Director.

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4 Tools Enabling Bidirectional ECAD/MCAD Design Collaboration

December 8, 2016

Companies are growing at a rapid rate, and so are the demands for collaboration between departments. In the past, printed circuit board (PCB) designs were exported in various formats to be shared with the mechanical design engineer. Bidirectional communication was non-existent, slow and frustrating.

SOLIDWORKS, PCB Design

SOLIDWORKS PCB: Perform a 3D Clearance Check

October 17, 2016


SOLIDWORKS PCB provides electronic designers with a comprehensive PCB design solution. The integrated schematic and board layout environment allows users to develop their circuit boards efficiently in one tool.

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SOLIDWORKS Product Announcement: SOLIDWORKS PCB

May 18, 2016

We are pleased to announce the release of SOLIDWORKS PCB (Printed Circuit Board) powered by Altium, an electronics design application that helps enable seamless collaboration between mechanical and electronic design teams.

SOLIDWORKS PCB natively connects design data between electronic and mechanical computer-aided design (CAD) software environments to provide a new approach to smart, connected product development in today’s age of experience.

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SOLIDWORKS PCB: Bringing Together Electrical & Mechanical Designs

April 8, 2016

SOLIDWORKS recently debuted SOLIDWORKS PCB. This printed circuit board design tool integrates with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, enabling a completely collaborative electro-mechanical workflow.

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Announcing PCBWorks: Better ECAD/MCAD Collaboration For SOLIDWORKS

June 5, 2015

You’ve spent hours building the perfect mechanical part. You send your files to the electrical engineers, only to run into integration problems, compatibility issues and disjointed materials. Sound familiar? 

PCBWorks, a new PCB design tool made specifically for integration with SOLIDWORKS, helps ease the headache of failed collaborations to help your ECAD/MCAD design teams work better together.