SolidWorks Electrical Routing – Part 3 (FINALLY!)

May 17, 2011 38 Comments »

Almost two years ago I posted two videos to the site detailing the use of SolidWorks Electrical Routing.  I had full intentions of producing a Part 3 but life as it does sometimes had other plans for me.  Finally after several friendly reminders from readers via e-mail and comments on the site, I have released Part 3.  Sorry it took so long…but I tried to pack it full of content to make it worth the wait.  :-)

Part 3 introduces the use of From/To Lists.  While they do require a little setup…From/To Lists can drastically reduce the time it takes to model electrical cables in SolidWorks.

I was already talking a bit about bandwidth in the first two videos…so this one is going on YouTube.  My apologies if it is blocked for you at work, but the bandwidth was getting a little expensive.  :-)  One REALLY nice thing is that YouTube recently lifted the 15 minute video length restriction.  This video goes over that slightly (18 minutes) so that enhancement kept me from having to break it up into two parts.  The video is shown below.  If you go to the YouTube page you can watch it in HD.

I hope you enjoy it.  It was nice to dive into the details of Routing again….hopefully I’ll find some time to do some more videos again soon.

Stay tuned…more to come!

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  • Nick

     Thanks Ricky that was great. I am looking forward to future installments.Nick

  • Harry

    Just saw the part 3 routing video – lots of info to pack into 18 minutes but it certainly whets the appetite for more. Thanks.

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    Hey!!

    Ricky thanks for the great posting .It sounds really solid and well and I like such solid content posts a lot. 

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    I like,This I have also seen the program elecworks. The routing does automatically from electrical schematics.
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    I was waiting for that PART 3, I was so stupid, that I didnt read your blog earlier, what a shame. Thanks!

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    Solidworks 2012 routing problem.  I set up the routing table per the 3 install of routing and fount a problem: Error at row 6: The component J1 already references a part IQAN CONNError at row 35: The component J32 already references a part DT063SC015PError at row 39: The component J32 already references a part DT063SC015P

    3 error(s) found.  No data has been imported.I don’t understand this error.  I looked for duplicate entries and found none.  does anyone have an answer?

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