SOLIDWORKS MBD

SOLIDWORKS MBD helps define, organize, and publish 3D Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) including 3D model data in industry-standard file formats. It guides the manufacturing process directly in 3D, which helps streamline production, cut cycle time, reduce errors, and support industry standards.

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SOLIDWORKS MBD (Model Based Definition) is an integrated drawingless manufacturing solution for SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS MBD guides the manufacturing process directly in 3D instead of using traditional 2D drawings, which helps streamline production, cut cycle time, reduce errors, and support industry standards.

  • Define 3D Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) such as dimensions, tolerances, model data, surface finish, weld symbols, Bill-of-Materials (BOM), tables, notes, and other annotations.
  • Organize 3D PMI along with the 3D models in a clean, structured, and easy-to-search fashion.
  • Customize 3D output templates for multiple deliverables [such as engineering drawings and request for quote (RFQ)], and departments [such as Operations, Manufacturing, QA, and Procurement].
  • Publish 3D data and PMI in industry standard file formats, such as 3D PDF and eDrawings┬«.
  • Support industry standards, such as Military-Standard-31000A, ASME Y14.41, ISO 16792, and DIN ISO 16792.
  • Share and archive 3D data to minimize time spent re-modeling or manipulating 2D drawings.

PDF Examples:

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SOLIDWORKS MBD SOLIDWORKS
3D PRODUCT MANUFACTURING INFORMATION (PMI) DEFINITION
Intelligent Dimensioning, Tolerancing, and Annotation (DimXpert) Freestyle Dimensioning, Tolerancing, and Annotation (Reference Dimensions) Comprehensive Bill of Materials (BOM)
3D PMI ORGANIZATION
3D Annotation Views
Automatic show and hide annotations as a model rotates
3D Views capturing Annotation Views, Configurations, Display States, Section View, and other View Settings
3D Model Break Views
3D Radial Explode Views
3D OUTPUT
Publish to eDrawings
3D Output Template Customization
Rich Predefined 3D Output Templates
3D PDF with 3D PMI, Views, and Meta Properties