Author Archives: DASI Solutions

SOLIDWORKS PCB – Creating your own Schematic symbols with imported 3D footprints

So, you’re new to SOLIDWORKS PCB or you have just been using SOLIDWORKS PCB with out of the box symbols and foot prints. You’re wanting to make your own schematic symbols for your schematic drawings and 2D/3D footprints for the … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Installation Guide

Written by Marty Adams, Technical Support Engineer With most electrical projects, large or small, a little forward planning goes a long way. A wrong connection can be a minor, or major, problem. I’m not a big fan of either. I … Continue reading

Creating Part, Assembly & Drawing SolidWorks Templates to Drive Standardization and Efficiency

In today’s world of short lead times, extensive project queues, and multi-user environments it can be difficult to keep up with all the small detail items we as Engineers need to make sure are included in our designs and drawings.  … Continue reading

Industrial Design Apprentice mentors local FIRST Robotics Team

When Jason Link from Aptek Inc. introduced himself to the Perry Rambots, a local FIRST Robotics team, the robotics coach Jan Luft was thrilled, “We are a small, rural school and obtaining mentoring and funding for the program is one … Continue reading

Why Won’t My Wires Route in SOLIDWORKS Electrical? Part 2

Written by Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist In part 1 of this series, we discussed the Wire, Component, and 3D model. Now, let’s discuss the Route itself and all the parameters and parts required for it’s successful functionality.  These areas are … Continue reading