107 solidworks drawing

free solidworks tutorial-drawing

type : tutorial ebook - PDF

whats in for audience:lesson to exercise solidworks drawing

target feature of tutotrial: solidworks drawing

features used in tutorial:

  • solidworks drawing view
  • solidworks section-view
  • solidworks detail view
  • solidworks smart dimension

difficulty level: intermediate

provided by: SolidWorksAdvisor (SWA)

price: free solidworks tutorial PDF book

 

 

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solidworks tutorial-drawing

Here we want to make a drawing of a sample part so first of all you need to download the related part from solidworksadvisor then open the part in solidworks:

1 107 solidworks drawing tutorial part

I choose this part because of its shape we can work different aspects of solidworks drawing. Click on file and from the drop down menu select “make drawing from the part”.

2 107 solidworks drawing tutorial part

If it is your first drawing then solidworks asks you to choose your desired sheet size. Uncheck “only show standard sheet size” and from the menu select “A4 (ANSI) landscape”. See the window in the following picture.

3 107 solidworks drawing tutorial sheet size

Press ok. a brand new drawing document will be created:

4 107 solidworks drawing tutorial document

there are some standard views on the right side of your screen. All you have to do is to drag your desired view and drop it in the sheet. We start with isometric view. left click and hold on isometric view then drag and drop it into the sheet like this:

5 107 solidworks drawing tutorial isometric

The drawing view window appears on the left. click ok.

6 107 solidworks drawing tutorial view

Click on the view palette:

7 107 solidworks drawing tutorial palette

The standard views once again on the right. This time choose bottom and drag it to the drawing :

8 107 solidworks drawing tutorial bottom

Click on the hidden lines visible:

9 107 solidworks drawing tutorial visible

Now we want to create a section cut to see the inside bore. Click on the section view:

10 107 solidworks drawing tutorial section view

Click on the middle of the bottom line:

11 107 solidworks drawing tutorial section view

And sketch a line to the top of the view. left click and drag the mouse to the right and click again to place the section view

12 107 solidworks drawing tutorial section view

 

Click on the detail view:

13 107 solidworks drawing tutorial detail view

Draw this circle:

14 107 solidworks drawing tutorial detail view

Click on the bottom left corner:

15 107 solidworks drawing tutorial detail view

Now we have all the necessary views and we can add some dimensions. Click on the annotation tab.click on the smart dimension.

16 107 solidworks drawing tutorial smart dimension

For creating dimensions you need to choose the start and end points:

17 107 solidworks drawing tutorial smart dimension

Then drag it to a side:

18 107 solidworks drawing tutorial smart dimension

Add some necessary dimensions like below:

21 107 solidworks drawing tutorial views

We were creating views so far so let’s edit the title bar now. We should edit the sheet format for this purpose. Click on the edit menu and navigate to the “sheet format” option and select it.

19 107 solidworks drawing tutorial sheet format

Now we can edit the title block:

20 107 solidworks drawing tutorial title block

Double click any part of the table for editing for example double click on the title ((drawing sample)) and type your desired title.

Now you know the basics go on and train what you just learnt. If you need to edit the views again just select “sheet” from edit menu.

21 107 solidworks drawing tutorial views

 

 

 

 

 

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