Connecting the parts with hardware


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Connecting the parts with hardware

We now have that basic parts designed in our assembly, and we going to go ahead now and connect the parts together. So what I've done is I've downloaded a PEM fastener, which is a captive nut, as well as a machine screw from McMaster-Carr. There's a lot of different sources to be able to get hardware from, and those are just a couple that I chose for this example. To get started, let's go ahead and open those parts up. So I'm going to go over here to Open, and I have a little folder in the 2-2.4 folder called Hardware. Open that up, you can see I have a nut and I have a screw and as well I have a PEM data sheet on that piece of PEM hardware.

So let's open up the nut. Click on Open, and that's how it shows up. And this is an imported solid so sometimes you'll get this little feature works pop up, just go ahead and click no. And then go ahead up to your Open and click on screw. And by the way you can also select both those and open them at the same time. So there's our...

Connecting the parts with hardware
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Connecting the parts with hardware provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Gabriel Corbett as part of the Sheet Metal with SOLIDWORKS: Enclosure Design Project

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