Discussion created by 1-5AZIVI on Nov 21, 2008
Latest reply on Nov 23, 2008 by Kelvin Lamport
I was creating a material cost comparison spreadsheet for a weldment and noticed the spreadsheet calculated weight is 28% lighter than the Solidworks mass property. The weldment is full of trimmed features.

I used the SW cutlist lengths in the spreadsheet.

Is SW using the non-trimmed length to calculate the length? If so, then the actual weight and CG of the part will be different than the SW mass property. Yikes!