SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Efficient Wire, Cable, Harness, and Cabinet Design

What is SOLIDWORKS Electrical?

SOLIDWORKS® Electrical provides a real-time, bi-directional link between electrical schematics and 3D mechanical models, simplifying the electrical design process for wires, cables, harnesses, panels, cabinets, and entire systems. An up-to-date, synchronized environment enables concurrent development of electrical and mechanical aspects, streamlines the development process, and reduces errors throughout design and documentation.

Key Benefits

  • Seamless Bi-Directional 2D/3D Electrical Design
  • Concurrent ECAD and MCAD Design
  • Reduction in Physical Prototyping
  • Streamlined System Design
  • Automated Reporting and Documentation

Key Features

See how SOLIDWORKS Electrical can benefit your design flow

2D Schematic Design

The powerful schematic design tools in SOLIDWORKS Electrical allow you to streamline the 2D design of wires, cables, harnesses, and cabinets. Efficiently plan panels or the entire system design, document, and communicate wiring to management or production with the creation of single-line schematics. Detailed multi-line drawings for power and control circuits, efficient terminal strip placement and wiring, easy documentation of PLC inputs and outputs, and expansive schematic tools allow you to develop any electrical system quickly.
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2D Schematic Design

The powerful schematic design tools in SOLIDWORKS Electrical allow you to streamline the 2D design of wires, cables, harnesses, and cabinets. Efficiently plan panels or the entire system design, document, and communicate wiring to management or production with the creation of single-line schematics. Detailed multi-line drawings for power and control circuits, efficient terminal strip placement and wiring, easy documentation of PLC inputs and outputs, and expansive schematic tools allow you to develop any electrical system quickly.
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3D Electrical Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical enables users to efficiently create 3D electrical designs with expansive libraries, easy placement of electrical components, and automatic wiring to connect electrical design elements within the 3D model. Easily determine optimal lengths for wires, cables, and harnesses, all while maintaining design synchronization between schematic and 3D for accurate system design.
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3D Electrical Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical enables users to efficiently create 3D electrical designs with expansive libraries, easy placement of electrical components, and automatic wiring to connect electrical design elements within the 3D model. Easily determine optimal lengths for wires, cables, and harnesses, all while maintaining design synchronization between schematic and 3D for accurate system design.
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Automatic Report Generation

Eliminate errors and streamline documentation with automatic report generation based on real-time design database queries. Quickly and efficiently create reports from included templates such as Bill of Materials, Wire and Cable Lists, From/To lists, PLC Input/Output lists, and more or create custom reports with integrated custom report creation tools.

Automatic Report Generation

Eliminate errors and streamline documentation with automatic report generation based on real-time design database queries. Quickly and efficiently create reports from included templates such as Bill of Materials, Wire and Cable Lists, From/To lists, PLC Input/Output lists, and more or create custom reports with integrated custom report creation tools.

Automatic Termination and Routing

The automated wiring capabilities in SOLIDWORKS Electrical streamline the creation of 2D and 3D design. Real-time design synchronization and automatic termination allows you to generate terminal drawings quickly and accurately. Advanced SOLIDWORKS routing technology simplifies the auto-routing process for wire, cables, and harnesses in the 3D CAD model.

Automatic Termination and Routing

The automated wiring capabilities in SOLIDWORKS Electrical streamline the creation of 2D and 3D design. Real-time design synchronization and automatic termination allows you to generate terminal drawings quickly and accurately. Advanced SOLIDWORKS routing technology simplifies the auto-routing process for wire, cables, and harnesses in the 3D CAD model.

Harness Design

Efficiently complete schematic-driven harness designs with real-time bi-directional functionality, powerful routing and flattening, and automatic documentation.

Harness Design

Efficiently complete schematic-driven harness designs with real-time bi-directional functionality, powerful routing and flattening, and automatic documentation.

Expansive Schematic and 3D Libraries

The expansive libraries included with SOLIDWORKS Electrical helps you design quickly and accurately. Industry-standard schematic symbols, a database of up-to-date manufacturer parts, and easy-to-use import tools provide the necessary building blocks to create your 2D and 3D designs.

Expansive Schematic and 3D Libraries

The expansive libraries included with SOLIDWORKS Electrical helps you design quickly and accurately. Industry-standard schematic symbols, a database of up-to-date manufacturer parts, and easy-to-use import tools provide the necessary building blocks to create your 2D and 3D designs.

Real-Time Collaboration and Synchronization

The synchronized, bi-directional environment in SOLIDWORKS Electrical enables multiple users to work on the same project simultaneously, in real-time for efficient collaboration. All project design data are bi-directionally synchronized in real-time between schematics and the electrical 3D model saving you time and reducing errors throughout the design process.

Real-Time Collaboration and Synchronization

The synchronized, bi-directional environment in SOLIDWORKS Electrical enables multiple users to work on the same project simultaneously, in real-time for efficient collaboration. All project design data are bi-directionally synchronized in real-time between schematics and the electrical 3D model saving you time and reducing errors throughout the design process.

Design Reuse

SOLIDWORKS Electrical accelerates the ECAD design process with intelligent cut-and-paste, an easy-to-access selection of favorite components and circuit design elements, and the ability to reuse non-SOLIDWORKS Electrical design elements through easy-to-use import wizards.

Design Reuse

SOLIDWORKS Electrical accelerates the ECAD design process with intelligent cut-and-paste, an easy-to-access selection of favorite components and circuit design elements, and the ability to reuse non-SOLIDWORKS Electrical design elements through easy-to-use import wizards.

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