Tutorial for Solidworks Weldments

This feature inside Solidworks allows the designer to create welds between jointed parts and model the Weldment structure as a single entity.

I will do a simple stool to demonstrate this functionality inside Solidworks.
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The part above was created using angle iron structural members present in the Weldments tab. Prior to defining the structural member that you will use you need to first create a sketch of the outline.

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What’s new in Weldments feature!

Designing structure in solidworks has always been fast and easy, and solidworks 2016 has some great enhancements to help you get the job done faster.

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To open weldments tooltip, go to the weldments tab, click on structural member.


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This is the menu for structural member options, you can select various standards including, Iso, SI etc.


You can also select type as well as size of structural member.


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When you create structural members the size list is now Continue reading

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