Adding assemblies to drawings


show more When creating an assembly, the most important information you need is where certain parts will be placed and what you need to make those certain parts, as well as how those parts fit within the whole. In this online tutorial, you will learn how to add assemblies to your drawings to input this information. show less
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Adding assemblies to drawings

Drawings can be made from assemblies, just like we make drawings for parts. However, most of the time, on assembly drawings, our focus is different. On the parts side, we want to show dimensions and finishes. On the assembly side, we're more concerned with what parts are in the assembly and how they're connected together. Some of the tools specific to assemblys are balloons, builds of materials, and weld callouts. We'll be covering all these in the next few movies. In this movie let's get our assembly drawing started and add some views. To do so, notice how I'm going to preview the assembly and what we have in it. You can see over here I have a couple of components that are the same components.

We have multiples of those. We have a bunch of hardware in here that's grayed out and a couple other components in this little sub assembly here, and what I'm going to do is I'm going to go up here to File and Make Drawings From Assembly, just like we would for a part. Click on OK...

Adding assemblies to drawings
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When creating an assembly, the most important information you need is where certain parts will be placed and what you need to make those certain parts, as well as how those parts fit within the whole. In this online tutorial, you will learn how to add assemblies to your drawings to input this information.

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CAD
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SOLIDWORKS
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