Join David Antanavige for an in-depth discussion in this video Bill of materials, part of Learning SOLIDWORKS PDM.
- [Instructor] Once you've been working…in SolidWorks PDM for a while and you've got…some projects in there, some various assemblies,…it might be time to start leveraging…the bill materials tool, so we're going to…take a little bit more in-depth look…at what that looks like inside of…the SolidWorks PDM Windows Explorer interface.…Let's open up Windows Explorer here.…I go under my vault, and take a look…at an assembly I've got here.…Sort by file type, and I happen to know…that this is the top level assembly.…
We can see all the information…we've got here from the data card.…Versions, now let's get to the bill material.…Now that we've got our bill materials tab open…let's start from the top left corner and move across.…You can select a type of bill material,…so if you want to create a custom BOM,…say for weldments or sheet metal parts…or separating out purchase parts,…things like that, you can do that…in the background and then select…the type of BOM you want to view here.…
Next is how the BOM is indented…in this feature tree view, so here we've got…
- Setting up PDM
- Creating a vault
- Creating users and groups
- Setting permissions
- Working with data cards
- Creating a new project
- Adding files to the vault
- Versioning in PDM
- Working offline and online
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setup Information
2. Administration Tool
3. PDM interface
4. Starting a New Project in PDM
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