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Weldment Cutlist not grouping identical elements

Question asked by Samuel Leith on Nov 25, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 26, 2012 by Samuel Leith

Hi everyone,

I've always had a bit of an issue with Solidworks Weldments being used to design aluminum extrusion profiles.

I'm re-setting up my Solidworks custom weldment profiles after a re-install, and I figured now was a good time to get to the bottom of this.

 

I've downloaded the profile of the aluminum extrusion shown in the picture from the manufacturer (Bosch Rexroth).

I create a very simple 3D sketch, and added the weldments. As you can see in the image, clearly these are identical, yet the cutlist will not group them together.

 

Any ideas why?

 

Thanks.

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