Tag Archives: bill of materials

Unlock the power of BOMs with PDM

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS PDM gives us a whole new set of tools for Bill of Materials beyond what we’re used to in SOLIDWORKS alone. Using this tool, we have options for differing formatting, new ways to … Continue reading

How To: Make a Component Phantom and Exclude from a Bill of Materials (BOM)

Written by: Mark Downey, Application Engineer On some occasions, it is necessary to exclude components in an assembly from the Bill of Materials (BOM). In those cases, it may still be desirable to have that excluded item appear as phantom … Continue reading

Who Has Time to Create a Spare Parts List?

Written by: Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist Do I really need to waste my time creating a spare parts list?? Who has time to create a list that is never used by my company, but the customer requires this time … Continue reading

Make A Component Phantom and Exclude It from the BOM

This post outlines Steps necessary to show a common component that is not included in the BOM. In other words the component is only meant to serve as a reference to a main assembly. You will be able to see … Continue reading