What is SolidWorks weldments?

What is SolidWorks weldments?

SOLIDWORKS Weldments is a powerful tool to create structural framework quickly and effectively. In order to keep download file size as small as possible during installation, SOLIDWORKS initially comes with very few weldment profiles to work with.

How do you make a structural member in SolidWorks?

Click Structural Member (Weldments toolbar) or Insert > Weldments > Structural Member. Make selections in the PropertyManager to define the profile for the structural member. In the graphics area, select sketch segments to define the path for the structural member.

How do I enable the weldment features Tab in SolidWorks?

You can enable the Weldment Features Tab by Right Mouse Button (RMB) clicking on the existing command tabs while in a part environment: Once enabled, you can now check your current installed Weldment Profiles by making any type of sketch, exiting the sketch, and then selecting “Structural Member” Feature from the Weldments Tab.

How do I download weldment profiles in SolidWorks?

Download a weldment profile pack by holding “Ctrl” and clicking on a Standard available in SOLIDWORKS Content. The profile packs are found in the Design Library tab of the Task Pane > SOLIDWORKS Content > Weldments. Step 3.) A “Browse For Folder” window will pop up. Pick a folder location to download the .zip file containing the weldment profiles.