Learn how to create, edit and manage electrical routes


  • CLASSROOM LENGTH:   2 days


PREREQUISITES:  We recommend completing the SOLIDWORKS Essentials course.

DESCRIPTION:    The SOLIDWORKS Routing Electrical course explains how to create, edit, and manage electrical routes, from the critical routing components and their design requirements to the sub-assemblies that contain the routes.

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Lesson 1: 
fundamentals of routing

  • What is Routing?
  • Routing Setup
  • General Routing Settings

Lesson 2: 
basic electrical routing

  • Basic Electrical Routing
  • Adding Routing Components
  • Start by Drag and Drop Connector
  • Auto Route
  • Save to External File

Lesson 3: 
routing with clips

  • Routing with Clips
  • Routing Through Existing Clips
  • Adding Clips While Auto Routing
  • Editing a Route
  • Working with Clips
  • Splitting a Route
  • Adding a Splice

Lesson 4: 
electrical routing components

  • Routing Library Parts Introduction
  • Electrical Routing Library Parts
  • Libraries
  • Routing Component Wizard
  • Routing Component Attributes
  • Electrical Libraries

Lesson 5: 
standard cables

  • Using Standard Cables
  • Standard Cables Excel® File
  • Modifying Standard Cables
  • Creating a Standard Cable
  • Routing Templates

Lesson 6: 
electrical data import

  • Importing Data
  • Routing Library Manager
  • From/To Lists
  • Route Properties
  • Route Guidelines
  • Using Guidelines and Clips

Lesson 7: 
electrical drawings

  • Route Flattening and Detailing
  • Annotation Flattening
  • Flatten Route
  • Manufacture Flattening

Lesson 8: 
Flex Cables

  • Flex Cable Routes 
  • Flex Cable Auto Routing 
  • Using Flex Cables With Clips 

Lesson 9: 
electrical conduits

  • Electrical Conduits
  • Rigid Conduits
  • Orthogonal Routing with Auto Route
  • Electrical Data in Conduits
  • Manual Sketch Routing
  • Flexible Electrical Conduit



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