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SolidWorks Weldments [1 Day]

Weldments teaches you the most efficient methods of creating welded structures with standard structural members. It also covers 3D Sketching which is the ideal starting point for a structure.

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This course requires a thorough understanding of the fundementals of SolidWorks, so the Essentials course is an ideal foundation although equivalent experience is acceptable.


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Lesson 1: Weldments Features
The first lesson of this course helps the user to understand how the weldment feature affects a part model. Structural members are introduced and the user is taught how to manage corner treatments and trimming.

Lesson 2: Working with Weldments
Lesson 2 looks at adding and managing cut list item properties using the cut-list properties dialog, the weldment feature and Bounding boxes. The lesson moves on to look at modifying and creating structural member profiles, applying material to individual solid bodies and inserting existing parts into weldment models.

Lesson 3: Configuring and Detailing Weldments
In lesson 3 the user will be taught how to represent post-assembly machining operations and weld beads as well as learning how to create drawing views of weldment models and individual bodies. Finally the user will learn how to insert cut lists and weld tables into their drawing.

Lesson 4: Working with Bent Structural Members
The final lesson of this course introduces the user to 3D sketches and creating bent structural members.

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