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Part and Assembly Modeling

3D Solid Modeling      
Large assembly design capabilities      
Advanced surfacing      
Sheet metal      
Weldments      
Mold Design      
Direct model modification      
Import IDF files as 3D parts      
Full ECAD-MCAD data exchange      
Piping/tubing Design      
Electrical Cable/Harness design      
Routing of rectangular and other sections      

2D Drawings

Automatic drawing view creation      
Automatic drawing view updates      
Dimensioning      
Annotation      
Bills of Materials, cut lists      
Automatic hole tables, weld tables, and pipe bending data      
International standards support      
Drawing Control (compare)      
Standards Checking      
Flattened harness drawings      

Design reuse and Automation

SOLIDWORKS Search      
Design Automation      
Configurations      
Design Library      
3D Models from Suppliers      
Smart Components and Smart Fasteners      
Standard Component Library      
Task Scheduler      

Animations and Renderings

Assembly animation      
Walk-through/fly through animations      
Photorealistic rendering      

Design Validation and Simulation

Collision and Interference Detection      
Hole Alignment checks      
Check manufacturability      
Sustainability      
Draft and undercut analysis      
Tolerance stack-up analysis      
Kinematic motion simulation      
Structural validation      
Advanced surface flattening      

Collaborate and Share

Import/export      
3D for rapid prototyping      
Utilize 2D DWG/DXF data      
Protect design information while sharing      
eDrawings      
eDrawings Professional      
Feature recognition      
Data Vaulting and revision control      
Import scanned data      
Part manufacturing cost estimation      
Assembly cost roll up