• Costing drill holes in structural members

    I'm trying to run costings on structural members but it seems impossible to include drill holes in the calculations. I am using my own profile and material and have (as far as I know) set up the required process in t...
    Andrew Davey
    last modified by Andrew Davey
  • How to assign a cost to a purchased part?

    Various parts in my assembly are purchased from vendors, and so I just want to assign a single cost to these parts rather than have Solidworks try to price the piece based on material etc.... Is this possible?
    Andrew Kuchta
    last modified by Andrew Kuchta
  • Sheet metal costing $/cut time feature?

    Hello,   I am currently trying to set up a custom sheet metal costing template and I have a couple of issues. I am trying to calculate the company's burden(overhead per machine time) within the template. I don't...
  • costing template editor

    Hello,   I am trying to launch the template editor in the costing feature. It keeps giving me this error. What can I do to fix it?
    Alexander Velting
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  • How Do You Add Operations?

    I am trying the Costing tool with one of our parts, which is a round part with some holes drilled and tapped in the side.   Here's a picture of the part.     This picture shows the Feature Manager, ...
    Charles Gary
    last modified by Charles Gary
  • No accsess to costings

    I have no accsess to costing, I have SW pro, others in the office can access it once a part is open it appears in the tool > solidworks applications, however I do not get that option. We have plenty of pro licence...
    Chris Turnbull
    last modified by Chris Turnbull
  • costing

    hi all How can we calculate the cost of a bended profile? thank you https://www.google.com.tr/search?rlz=1C1CHZL_trTR744TR744&biw=1920&bih=900&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=9gRvWurVAoWksgGXh4to&q=profi&hel...
    Ali Koçak
    last modified by Ali Koçak
  • Custom Toolbox item properties & costing

    I am setting up my own toolbox library of our standard fixings. Some I have copied from existing, some I am building, but the ones I am making have none of the Standard Properties as per the ones already in the libra...
    Andrew Davey
    last modified by Andrew Davey
  • Do You Use Solidworks Costing? Is it effective?

    Hi all, I was just wondering if many of the forum users here actually use the Solidworks 'Costing' function? I know from experience that most companies will actually use an accounting package to facilitate their nee...
    Dave Bear
    last modified by Dave Bear
  • Machine operation setup time units

    I am trying to get costing going for Machining and I ran in to an issue. While the setup times in the template for Machine "Operation Setup Time(min)", show minutes, it looks like it's calculating in seconds. When I p...
    Glen Young
    last modified by Glen Young
  • Purchased aluminium profiles in costing

    Hello,   I´m trying to use costing to calculate cost for the old construction and use the same template to figure out the price for our new construction as this is cost reduction project. Our product is a ...
    Aleksi Kähärä
    last modified by Aleksi Kähärä
  • solidworks costing bounding box is wrong

    I'm trying to use solidworks costing. The bounding box that costing is using is not the same as the cut list or the sheet mental. Is there a way to fix the costing bounding box?
    Justin Reule
    last modified by Justin Reule
  • SOLIDWORKS Costing Traning Manual

    Hi, SOLIDWORKS Costing has been around for 5 years now. There are tutorials and a couple of lessons on MY SOLIDWDWORKS, but I have never found any good reference book. Is there a training manual for SOLIDWORKS Costi...
    Alessandro Tornincasa
    last modified by Alessandro Tornincasa
  • Costing - Sheet Metal Template for Non-Sheet Metal Part

    At my work, we have a CNC sheet metal punch that we use for anything that is less than ~3/16 thick aluminum regardless of whether or not it will have bends in it. From the modeling perspective, for the flat plates, we...
    David Faszer
    last modified by David Faszer
  • Costing Mig welding and stick welding

    Hi all In the costing templates I am trying to find both mig welding and stick welding. All I am finding is tig welding and robotic welding? How do I access both mig and stick welding?
    Scott Schulte
    last modified by Scott Schulte
  • Changing the default currency for SolidWorks 2016 ???

    Hi all, I'm sure this must be possible some how! How do I change the default currency for wherever costing's and the like appear from US dollars (USD) to Australian dollars (AUD) for the whole of SolidWorks 2016 SP3...
    Dave Bear
    last modified by Dave Bear
  • Sheet Metal Costing - Plate Thickness

    When adding thick sheet metal (getting into Plate thickness instead of Sheet), is there a trick to make the "Thickness (gauge)" column cooperate?   - For example, if you want to add 3/8" or 1/2" plate, you can ...
    Todd Blacksher
    last modified by Todd Blacksher
  • open sldctm outside of SolidWorks

    Has anyone figured out a way to open the sldctm costing template files outside of SolidWorks?  It doesn't seem to be something I can open in excel, notepad, or an XML viewer. 
    Damon Frashure
    last modified by Damon Frashure
  • Is solidworks costing worth the effort?

    We build compressors for refrigeration and air conditioning. I have been hesitant to mention Solidworks costing to our VP of engineering. 1) For fear that it would be viewed as a magic costing pill. 2) The amount of ...
    Jeff Hamilton
    last modified by Jeff Hamilton
  • Solidworks Costing: Custom Operations with Duration Time

    So I am working on creating a costing template for our assemblies. I am trying to add some cost for labor. In order to do this I am trying to use the "custom operations" function in Solidworks costing. I am able to ad...
    Rick Hombsch
    created by Rick Hombsch