Jacob Cadwell

How to create design table assembly with lots of sub-configurations?

Discussion created by Jacob Cadwell on Oct 21, 2020
Latest reply on Oct 21, 2020 by Jeff Wygum

Hi,

 

I need to create an assembly with 2 parts: many configurations of a plate, and many configurations of a bolt that is welded to the plate.

Because there are so many different combinations, I want the assembly to be driven by inputting dimensions & selecting bolt configurations. 

 

Can this be done in SolidWorks? Creating a configurable design table that drives configurations of the parts within the assembly & dimensions, and not just dimensions? 

 

For example:


I want to create a plate size by inputting dimensions (W,H,depth), then I want to INPUT a bolt location dimension, then SELECT a bolt configuration. 

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