SOLIDIFY YOUR PCB DESIGN: SOLIDWORKS PCB - powered by Altium - provides the best of both worlds – powerful PCB design tools and seamless integration with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

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Powerful PCB Design

Getting your designs done as quickly and easily as possible is always a top priority. Meeting those critical time-to-market deadlines requires a PCB design tool capable of keeping up with the demands of your complex designs. SOLIDWORKS PCB is packed with all of the latest design technology, powered by over 25 years of R&D experience from the PCB design experts at Altium.

Integrated Schematic and Layout Tools

A streamlined schematic editing environment gives you the tools you need to design outside the box. With access to real-time component supply chain information and comprehensive rule checking, you can complete your schematic designs quickly and easily.

Real-time Collaboration with Mechanical CAD

Keep your ECAD and MCAD designs connected with managed ECO change processes, distinct workflows and seamless integration with SOLIDWORKS CAD - all while maintaining your preferred workflow.

Featured Solutions

Electrical Schematic Creation

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic provides a standalone, easy-to-use, electrical design system to efficiently define electrical interconnections for complex electrical systems

Electrical Design in 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D™ provides easy-to-use CAD-embedded, electrical system design to integrate electrical schematic design data from SSOLIDWORKS Electrical into a SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD model.

Embedded Electrical System Design Planning

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D provides a powerful, easy-to-use planning tool for rapid design of schematically defined embedded electrical systems in the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD model.

3D Electrical Cabinet Design

Combining SOLIDWORKS CAD and Electrical technologies, SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides a design environment enhanced for electrical 3D cabinet design. Through the use of easy-to-use, industry-proven SOLIDWORKS automation tools, SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides superior capability and usability for all aspects of electrical 3D cabinet design and documentation.

Mechatronic Design

SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides a powerful, easy-to-use solution to integrate electronics into electro-mechanical designs. Through seamless integration of CircuitWorks™, SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides a comprehensive solution for schematically driven embedded electronics, and detailed electrical interconnect seamlessly into mechanical design, within a the perfect environment for complex mechatronic design.

Schematic Annotation and Documentation

SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides a powerful, easy-to-use annotation, documentation, and reporting solution that incorporates the power and ease of DraftSight®, seamlessly integrated into the SOLIDWORKS Electrical collaborative design environment, to provide real-time annotation, documentation, and reporting for SOLIDWORKS Electrical projects.

Electrical Harness Design Planning

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D™ creates a virtual “design in-place” electrical harness development environment.

Collaborative Electrical-Mechanical Development

Multiple electrical and mechanical engineers can work on the same project simultaneously using SOLIDWORKS Electrical.
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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Capabilities

Single Line Schematic

Electrical system planning tool utilizes simple pictorial representations of electrical components and interconnectors.

Multiline Schematic

Traditional schematic creation tool with simplified user interface simplifies repetitive tasks.

Dynamic Connector Tools

Powerful, easy-to-use connector wizard helps simplify the creation, design, and use of electrical connectors.

Electrical 3D Cabinet Layout

Generate 3D cabinet representations from an electrical schematic showing electrical components.

Design and Reuse

Tools to simplify design and reuse of electrical system data.

Report Generation

Automatically generate reports based on real-time design database queries.

Automated Contact Cross Referencing

Effortlessly create and maintain contact cross referencing that is automatically synchronized and updated in real time on the schematic drawing.

SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Integration

Full integration with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM for automated publishing of schematic data.

Electrical Component & Symbol Library

Extensive library of industry-standard schematic symbols and a database of manufacturer parts.

Advanced Formula Manager

From wire naming to project name formulas, SOLIDWORKS Electrical includes enhanced formula capabilities.

Schematic Design Analysis

SOLIDWORKS Electrical provides a broad range of real-time and report-based tools for both design and electrical performance validation.

Mixed Schematic

Combine both single line and multiline drawing on the same schematic while maintaining associativity.